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Frank Billings Kellogg Clipped Signature

Clipped signature on card of Frank Billings Kellogg, signed in black ink.  Frank Billings Kellogg born December 22, 1856 died December 21, 1937.  Kellogg was an American lawyer, politician and statesman who served in the U.S. Senate and as U.S. Secretary of State.  He co-authored the Kellogg–Briand Pact, for which he was awarded the Nobel Continue Reading

Gordon Brown Signed Booklet

Colour 19 x 24 cm booklet from 11 Downing Street hand signed by Gordon Brown in black ball point pen.  Booklet is accompanied by a letter from the Treasury Chambers dated 1999, putting the signing when Gordon Brown was the Chancellor of the Exchequer.  James Gordon Brown born 20 February 1951 is a British Labour Continue Reading

Hadden Clark Hand Prints and Signature

Hadden Clark born on the 31st of July 1952.  An American murderer and cannibal.  Hadden Clark has said since his conviction for manslaughter, that he started to kill as a teenager.  Clark was sentenced to 30 years prison in 1999.  Later after testimony from fellow prisoners Clark received a further 30 years plus 10 years for Continue Reading

Hallam Tennyson eldest son of Alfred Lord Tennyson poet and author was the 14 Governor of South Australia from the 10th of April 1899 to 17th July 1902.  Tennyson became the second Governor General of Australia 9th of January 1903 to 21st of January 1904. The letter written in the third person, one page, 8vo, Farringford, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Continue Reading

Hiram Maxim Signed Postcard

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (February 5, 1840 – November 24, 1916) was an American-born inventor who immigrated to the United Kingdom at the age of forty-one, although he remained an American citizen until he became a naturalized British subject in 1900.  Hiram Maxim was the inventor of the Maxim Gun – the first portable, fully Continue Reading

J Edgar Hoover Signed Photo

Black and White 31 x  25 mm framed photo of J Edgar Hoover signed in black fountain pen.  Hoover has signed and inscribed the photo to a then serving politician.  The photo comes in the period frame, there is some stains on the bottom right side of the photo. John Edgar was the first Director of Continue Reading

Jimmy Carter Signed Photo Postcard

Colour 10.5 x 15 cm photo postcard signed by Jimmy Carter with a black pen.  James Earl ‘Jimmy’ Carter, Jr. born October 1, 1924 is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.  He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Continue Reading

John F Kennedy Signed Photograph

Black and white 15 x 22 cm vintage photograph of John F Kennedy signed and inscribed with a black fountain pen.  Signed in the clear space on the photo, the picture has some wear and a slight crease to the left hand side and corners; the picture and signature are in overall very good condition.  Continue Reading

John F Kennedy Signed Postcard

Black and white 10.5 x 14.5 cm vintage postcard of John F Kennedy signed in black ink.  John Fitzgerald ‘Jack’ Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his death in 1963. In 1963, Germany was Continue Reading

John Mortimer Signed Postcard

Colour 10 x 15 cm postcard signed by John Mortimer in black pen.  The postcard is a reproduction of the portrait in the National Portrait Gallery in London.  The painting by Tai-Shan Schierenberg (1992) depicts the English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter and author. John Motimer.  Mortimer has hand signed the bottom of the card in black Continue Reading

John Wayne Gacy Typed Signed Letter

John Wayne Gacy, Jr was an American serial killer and rapist who sexually assaulted and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978.  Gacy buried 26 of his victims in the crawl space of his home, buried three others elsewhere on his property, and discarded the remains of his last four Continue Reading

Black and white 9 x 14 cm vintage postcard of the big three Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill at the Tehran Conference signed by Stalin in wax pencil and Churchill in black fountain pen.  Signed in a clear area of the card, the card and signature are in very good condition. Joseph Continue Reading

Joseph Stalin Signed Postcard

Black and white 9 x 14 cm vintage postcard of Joseph Stalin in uniform signed with wax pencil.  Signed in a dark area of the card but still very legible, the card and signature are in very good condition. Joseph Stalin born 18 December 1878 died 5 March 1953, was the de facto leader of Continue Reading

In 1979 Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker and Roy Lewis Norris AKA The Toolbox Killers who together kidnapped, tortured, raped, and murdered five young women over a period of five months in California.  Both Norris and Bittaker were charged with murder, kidnapping, forcible rape, sexual perversion and criminal conspiracy. Bittaker was convicted of rape, torture, kidnapping, and murder on Continue Reading

Lech Walesa Signed Picture

Lech Walesa is a Polish politician, trade-union organiser and human-rights activist. A charismatic leader, he co-founded Solidarity, the Soviet bloc’s first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland between 1990 and 1995.  This is an A4 print of Lech Walesa as the leader of of Solidarity Continue Reading

Mikhail Gorbachev born on the 2nd of March 1931 is a former Soviet statesman, having served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, and as the last head of state of the USSR, having served from 1988 until its dissolution in 1991.  He was the only general Continue Reading