Does getting a 1/1 autographed yourself hurt the card’s appeal?

MatzinkOne Blowout member did something unconventional by most collectors’ standards and has sparked an interesting debate about collecting over on the forum.

He got his 2015 Bowman Chrome Mini Superfractor of Steven Matz autographed in-person. It’s since been JSA certified, yet he asks the question “Did I ruin this card?”

In a poll on the site, 55 percent of those who answered said it looks awesome but he killed the value of the card. Just 30 percent said it was a good idea and the rest say he ruined it.

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Board Buzz: Five must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 3)

ContendersThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing: Contenders variations, game-dated Relic confusion, signing 1/1 cards & more

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