Famous color glossy 10 x 8 photo of congressional Democrats walking into the Capitol to vote on the ‘Obamacare’ bill, signed in blue felt tip by Nancy Pelosi (Speaker of the House), Steny Hoyer (Majority Leader), John Lewis, and John Larson (Chair of the House Democratic Caucus). In very fine condition. RRAuction COA.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Printed prayer slip, 4.25 x 5.5, with an image of Mother Teresa with her hands clasped in prayer, signed at the bottom in black ink, “God bless you, M Teresa mc.” In fine condition. RRAuction COA.
King of Spain (born 1938) who ascended the throne in 1975, two days after the death of Francisco Franco, and oversaw the troubled nation’s transition to a constitutional monarchy. Two royal portraits: a matte-finish 4 x 6 portrait, signed in the lower border in blue ink and dated 1974; and a matte-finish 4 x 6 photo affixed to its original 5.75 x 8.5 mount, signed on the mount in black felt tip by Juan Carlos and in blue felt tip by his wife, Princess Sophia. In fine condition, with a diagonal crease to mounted photo. RRAuction COA.
Vintage ballpoint signatures, “Buddy Holly,” and ink and ballpoint signatures, “Jerry Allison,” and “Joe Mauldin,” on a light gray 5.25 x 4 album page. In fine condition, with some mild edge toning. Consignor notes that signatures were obtained at the Gaumont Cinema, Southampton, England on March 3, 1958, which was the third date in the group’s UK tour. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Ballpoint signatures, “Mick Jagger,” “Keith Richards,” “Brian Jones,” “Bill Wyman,” and “Charlie Watts,” on an off-white 4 x 4 lightly-lined sheet. Double-matted and framed, with an early photo of the band, to an overall size of 13.75 x 20.25. In very good condition, with scattered light creasing and toning, a small tear at the right edge, and light rubbing to Watts’ signature. An exceptional collection of early Stones signatures, crisp and clear. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Vintage 3.5 x 5.75 Parlophone postcard photo, signed on the reverse in blue ballpoint, “Best wishes, Paul McCartney,” and “Ringo Starr,” and in purple ballpoint, “George Harrison,” and “John Lennon.” McCartney has also added an inscription in fountain pen, “To Chris, love the Beatles.” Scattered creases and soiling, more prevalent on reverse, and a trivial tear to one edge, otherwise fine condition. Photo on the front was originally taken by Dezo Hoffman while the Beatles were recording ‘Love Me Do’ at EMI Studios in London on September 4, 1962. A truly outstanding set of signatures acquired prior to the explosion of Beatlemania. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Vintage 7.5 x 9.5 lightweight photo of Grable looking over her shoulder, signed and inscribed in black ink “To Little Joe—It’s been a pleasure knowing you. Sincerely, Betty Grable.” Archivally double matted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 15. In very good condition, with several creases to lower portion and edges, light rippling along top edge, and a bit of scattered light silvering. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.