LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Prize Authentics launched today exclusively on Amazon.com, offering authenticated and limited-edition, autographed memorabilia in the Amazon Sports Collectibles Store at www.amazon.com/prizeauthentics.
“My fans make what I do every day special, so I am excited to partner with Prize Authentics to offer them something special in return”
Prize Authentics will offer memorabilia from professionals working in sports, movies, television, music, and beyond. At launch, the selection will focus on the sports stars of today, with items from eight-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh, 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Champion Terrence Ross, the #2 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft Luke Joeckel, MLB ALCS MVP Matt Garza, World Series Champion Phil Hughes, and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Cal Ripken Jr. Available offerings include signed photographs, bats, balls, and jerseys, among other items. Memorabilia from additional elite athletes will be added soon.
“My fans make what I do every day special, so I am excited to partner with Prize Authentics to offer them something special in return,” said Bosh.
Prize Authentics’ collection currently includes more than 500 items, sourced directly from the athletes. The unique selection ranges in cost from modestly-priced items, including an autographed 8”x10” photo of Ripken Jr. thanking fans during his 2,131st consecutive game that is titled, "The Ironman" for $159, to an authentic Miami Heat jersey autographed by Bosh for $499. Serious collectors and casual fans alike will discover a broad selection of items, which make a perfect addition to any collection, or a great gift idea.
All autographed memorabilia is authenticated by a Prize Authentics representative, who is present during the signing. Each item is marked with a unique serialized hologram label with integrated security technology, provided by OpSec Security, the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection. The on-product authentication program designed for Prize Authentics is part of a full suite of end-to-end technologies and services that allow verification of the validity of items.
Conceptualized and co-founded by Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, Prize Authentics combines the agency’s resources and relationships with Amazon’s e-commerce expertise and broad customer reach.
"CAA recognized that we are in a unique position to become a trusted provider in the growing memorabilia industry, and working with Amazon presented a great channel to reach millions of customers,” said Michael Yanover, head of business development, CAA. “We look forward to combining CAA’s expertise in sports and entertainment with Amazon.com’s best-in-class customer service to provide fans memorabilia they can believe in, while providing athletes a new business opportunity.”
About Prize Authentics
Conceptualized and co-founded by Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, Prize Authentics is an online retailer committed to offering limited-edition, autographed memorabilia from an array of industries, including sports, movies, television, music, and beyond. For more information, please visit www.amazon.com/prizeauthentics.
About OpSec Security
OpSec Security, Inc. is the market leader in fighting counterfeits for brands, transaction cards and government documents and currency. OpSec delivers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions, including advanced physical security technologies, supply chain track and trace services, and online and e-commerce monitoring and analysis for more than 300 companies across industry sectors and 50 governments worldwide. OpSec is a wholly-owned division of OpSec Security Group plc (London AIM: OSG) and operates manufacturing and software development facilities and laboratories in the USA and the UK, and Germany and has sales operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.opsecsecurity.com. Follow OpSec on Twitter @BrandSecure and LinkedIn.