Scarce vintage 6 x 8.5 magazine photo, signed in fountain pen. Photo is affixed to an identical size section of a scrapbook page. In very good condition, with scattered surface marks and creases, wrinkles from adhesive on reverse, and trimmed edges. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Monthly Archives: December 2012
Vintage glossy 7.75 x 10 Paramount Pictures 1939 publicity photo, signed and inscribed in fountain pen “To Jane—Best wishes always, Susan Hayward.” In very good condition, with scattered creases, some crazing to the emulsion, and a trimmed right edge. After two years of playing bit parts, Hayward finally got her break in 1939’s Beau Geste, starring alongside legendary leading man Gary Cooper. A spectacular portrait—just about the most youthful you will find—of the beloved Academy Award-winning actress. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Box set entitled The Complete Works, 12.5 x 12.5, featuring 14 albums that consist of the band’s original studio albums, live album, and non-album tracks, each in an individual white sleeve bearing a gold Roman numeral above the band’s embossed crest, signed on album XIV in silver ink by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon. Encased in a black box with gold lettering, the set also includes a color accompanying booklet, featuring full color images of the members and each album; an itinerary program for their 1971–1985 World Tour; and a fold-out map of the world, with the locations Queen had toured colored in red. In fine condition, with a few surface marks and a ding to the right side of the box; albums are pristine. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Ink signature, “Yours truly, A. Lincoln,” on a lightly-lined slip, clipped from a larger page. Framed with a fine brass base relief of Lincoln and a small circular national seal insignia, to an overall size of 10.75 x 7. Moderate toning and soiling, not detracting from the legibility of the signature, otherwise very good condition. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Truly spectacular color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of Baumgartner just before starting his record-breaking sky dive, signed in person in blue felt tip. In very fine condition. Originally obtained by in-person specialist Mike Wehrmann. RRAuction COA.
Highly-desirable uninscribed color 8 x 10 NASA photo of Armstrong posing in his white space suit, his helmet by his side, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition, with a few scattered edge and corner creases and a paperclip impression to top edge. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
Launch day ‘Bishop’ commemorative cover with a cachet honoring Apollo 15, postmarked July 26, 1971, at the Kennedy Space Center, signed in black felt tip by Dave Scott, Al Worden, and Jim Irwin. In fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
Vintage fountain pen signature, “Yours sincerely, Knute Rockne,” on an off-white 3.25 x 2 card with a clipped December 8, 1925, South Bend, Indiana, postmark affixed to lower right. Nicely double-cloth-matted and framed with a photo of Rockne to an overall size of 13.5 x 20.75. In fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Vintage fountain pen signature, “Robt Jones, Jr,” on an off-white 4.5 x 3 custom-made collector’s card, with a clipped July 13, 1933, Atlanta, Georgia, postmark affixed to lower right corner. In fine condition, with a bit of scattered light soiling and mounting remnants to reverse from previous display in a scrapbook. Pre-certified Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Vintage ink signature, “Jas. J. Jeffries, April 18, 1911,” on an off-white 4.5 x 2.75 card. In fine condition, with a few mild bends, light band of toning to the right border, and mounting remnants to reverse from previous display in a scrapbook. Pre-certified Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.