CGC Announces Signature Series Milestone

Posted: 5/4/2011

More than 100,000 Signature Series books have been certified since the debut of the service.

CGC is proud to announce that it has certified more than 100,000 Signature Series books since its launch in 2001. Having pioneered witnessed signature authentication, CGC Signature Series is a certification service that assures celebrity signatures are 100% authentic. Thanks to CGC Signature Series, collectors know their signed items bear the seal of the most-trusted name in collecting.





“What a great achievement! We are the only company I know of that offers this service. The artists love it as much as the fans, since we make it so easy for them to connect. We organize the signings for the artists and the fans are guaranteed authentic signatures – it’s a win-win for everyone involved,” says Paul Litch, vice president and CGC senior grader. “100,000! That’s a lot of signatures,” he added.

Joe Pierson, Signature Series director, went on to say, “I’m so proud to be affiliated with such a tremendous organization that has brought collectibles to the next level. Our high level of service is confirmed by the volume of books we grade.”

All collectibles certified with the prestigious CGC Signature Series label have been signed in the presence of a CGC representative, and are then submitted for CGC certification. CGC authenticates the signatures and indicates all pertinent information on the prestigious CGC Signature Series label. The Signature Series label includes security features such as an official hologram seal and a unique serial number. The item is then graded and encapsulated in CGC’s patented, tamper-evident holder, to become a treasured part of a collection. Thanks to CGC Signature Series, collectors know their signed items bear the seal of the most-trusted name in collecting.

The leader in professional third-party comic book, magazine, photograph and lobby card certification, CGC is an independent service and a member of the Certified Collectibles Group (CCG). CGC does not buy or sell collectibles — our sole commitment is to providing an impartial opinion you can always trust. Whether you’re seeking an autograph for a comic book, celebrity photo or magazine, CGC Signature Series guarantees authenticity.




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