Steiner Sports is one of the leading producers of authentic hand-signed collectibles and one of the best sources for all your sports gift needs. Autographed memorabilia by athletes like Hank Aaron, Joe Namath, Magic Johnson and Muhammad Ali is the hottest new solution for personal and client gifts, as well as sales incentives, employee recognition and charity fundraising auctions.
Steiner has exclusive autograph deals with Derek Jeter, Tony Hawk, David Ortiz, Johnny Damon, Joe Torre, Eli Manning, Tiki Barber, Paul O’Neill and Curt Schilling among others.
Steiner Sports has a unique process of authenticating their products. We will describe that process here for your benefit when researching the best sports memorabilia for you.
Each and every hand-signed collectible that carries a tamper-proof hologram is witnessed by a Steiner representative. Once the collectibles have been autographed, they are cataloged and inventoried.
A notarized affidavit is prepared and signed by the athlete and a Steiner Sports representative. The notarized affidavit records the date and location of the signing and also details the items that were signed by the specified athlete. This document is then secured within the Steiner Sports main offices.
Each hand-signed collectible is examined for quality and signature condition. If the collectible meets their standard of excellence a tamper-proof hologram is affixed to the product.
Once the hand-signed collectible has passed the steps listed above, a Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity is created for the collectible. The collectible is then sealed and stored within our main office and is not handled until it is delivered to a sports collectible enthusiast.
When purchasing autographed sports memorabilia, make sure you are purchasing from a reputable dealer who sells authentic autographs. The Internet is rife with fraudulent collectibles, and buyers who are not aware of this, are buying what they believe are “deals”. One of the most prevalent fraudulent autographs on the Internet belongs to Derek Jeter. Authentic autographs of Derek Jeter are very expensive. If you see an autographed 8×10 photograph of Derek Jeter for $50, then it will for sure be fraudulent as this price is pennies on the dollar. However, just because an autograph of Jeter is expensive, also does not mean it’s authentic.