Lot 421. Dean Martin Signed 1970 Check – Countersigned by Barron Hilton. A singer, actor and TV star, Martin was one of the most popular entertainers of the second half of the 20th century. With Frank Sinatra and others, he was part of the “Rat Pack.” Martin died in 1995. His signature on the front of the check, which is made out to “Cash,” is nm-m 8. Hilton signed the back with a mint 9 signature. Formerly he was co-owner of the Hilton Hotel chain and owner of the Los Angeles (now San Diego) Chargers. Both Kevin Keating and JSA Authentication have authenticated Martin’s autograph. The JSA LoA can be exchanged for a full LoA at a discount. The market seems to be awash in Martin secretarial signatures; this one is real!
Current Bid $100
Lot 422. Stan Lee, Charles Vess “Purr-Fect Memories” Signed Prints with Spider-Man, Black Cat. These limited-edition artist proof lithographs were produced from artwork by Vess, a comic book and fantasy artist who specializes in myths and fairy tales. Each print is numbered 23 of 50. Lee autographed the print with full images of Spider-Man and Black Cat. Vess signed both. Authenticated by Kevin Keating, the pencil signatures are mint 9 to gem mint 10. Each print is approximately 16.75” x by 23” with an image area about 12.75” x 18”. Each is rolled, shows minor edge wear and has a mint image area. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Current Bid $50
Lot 423. Mickey Rooney Autographed 8” x 10” B&W Photo from “Babes in Arms.” The photo shows Rooney with his co-star, Judy Garland. The sharpie signature is bold while showing ink loss on approximately one-third of the lettering. Authenticated by Kevin Keating and accompanied by a Mounted Memories Certificate of Authenticity from a 2003 event in Rosemont, IL.
Minimum Bid $20
Lot 424. Jimmy Stewart Autographed 8” x 10” B&W Photo and Letter. In a 1989 typed letter on his half-sheet stationery, Stewart responds to a request for a photo. In the letter, he mentions the movie “The Spirit of St. Louis” and calls it “one of my favorite films.” A pilot himself, Stewart played Charles Lindbergh in the film. He served in World War II and achieved the rank of brigadier general. His signature at the close of the letter is mint 9 to gem mint 10. He also placed a large, bold nm-m 8 “James Stewart” signature on the photo. Stewart passed away in 1997. Kevin Keating authenticated the autographs.
Current Bid $70
Lot 426. 5 Photos – All Different – Autographed by Donald Trump. The business executive and host of “The Apprentice” TV program signed three 8” x 10” color photos, two in gold; one is personalized. The other autographs are on 4” x 6” color photos, both showing a younger Trump, and one picturing him with his former wife, Ivana. The signatures are mint 9 and have been authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Minimum Bid $25