Introducing Prize Authentics

  Introducing Prize Authentics

                       A New Online Memorabilia Company

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- September 10, 2013

Prize Authentics launched today exclusively on, offering
authenticated and limited-edition, autographed memorabilia in the Amazon
Sports Collectibles Store at

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 2,131^st 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

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’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

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 Follow OpSec on Twitter
@BrandSecure and LinkedIn.


Creative Artists Agency
Christina Witz, 424-288-2000
Beth McClinton, 424-288-2000
Erik Fairleigh, 206-740-7675
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