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Certificate of Authenticity

Every signed product is issued with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by our Managing Director, which guarantees that every item has been hand-signed. The certificate includes many security features to avoid duplication and protect your investment.

Hand signed sports memorabilia

Security Features

1. Quality of printing & paper

The printed lines and colours of the many intricate patterns on our Certificate of Authenticity are sharp, clear and free of smudges or blurred edges. The paper is high quality, textured and of a heavier weight than normal paper.

2. Integrated image

Each Certificate of Authenticity also includes either an example image of the product or a small photo of the individual signing the product.

*Images are for illustration purposes only and the product/signature location & size my differ slightly.

3. Hologram seal

A security bespoke A1 Sporting Memorabilia hologram seal that shimmers and animates when tilted is included on every Certificate of Authenticity.

4. Online verification

The name and authentication code of every item is printed onto every Certificate of Authenticity. By entering the authentication code into the A1 Sporting Memorabilia website you will be able to view more detailed images of the signed item, a detailed description and if available photos of the individual signing the item.

5. Signed by a Managing Director

Every single Certificate of Authenticity is also signed by Terry Baker or Freda H. Baker - the directors of A1 Sporting Memorabilia to guarantee that the item is genuine and hand signed.


About A1 Sporting Memorabilia

A1 Sporting Memorabilia is Europe’s leading distributor of authentic signed memorabilia, and the A1 Sporting Group has established itself to become the leading UK challenger in a global sports memorabilia market.

At A1 Sporting Memorabilia, we not only have the highest standards of authenticity in the industry but we also combine this with unique products and exclusive arrangements with the biggest names in sport – such as Pele – while Jimmy Greaves and Sir Geoff Hurst are shareholders in the company.

Founded in 1995, A1 Sporting Memorabilia is owned by Terry and Freda Baker. Through our after-dinner speaking agency A1 Sporting Speakers, we have had the pleasure of working with leading sports stars including Jimmy Greaves, Sir Geoff Hurst, Frank Bruno and Henry Cooper for many years.

Read more about A1 Sporting Memorabilia.