Articles tagged with: Autographs

Brandes charity auction for Vietnam and Syria refugees

Written by Markus Brandes, Heidrun Reinhardt on Friday, 11 September 2015. Posted in Brandes Autographs News

"I am life that wants to live, surrounded by life that wants to live." (Albert Schweizer)

Brandes charity auction for Vietnam and Syria refugees
The news is  full of reports of people who have lost everything and had to flee from war, famine and death. In desperation and the desire to live free from fear, they take drastic measures which often result in death.

Archivists Find Fragments of an Unfinished Orson Welles Autobiography

on Wednesday, 20 May 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

By MICHAEL CIEPLY and BROOKS BARNESMAY 20, 2015

Archivists Find Fragments of an Unfinished Orson Welles Autobiography
LOS ANGELES — Yet another unfinished work by Orson Welles, that master of the incomplete, is about to surface.

Michael Jackson - a collector's story

on Thursday, 09 April 2015. Posted in Music

Michael Jackson - a collector's story
The background story behind an autograph obtained In-Person in Berlin on Michael Jackson’s World Tour in the 80s.

Apollo 11 In-Person Berlin autographs

Written by Heidrun Reinhardt on Monday, 16 March 2015. Posted in Brandes Autographs News

spaceflight that landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon on July 21, 1969

Apollo 11 In-Person Berlin autographs
Beautifull Apollo 11 Autograph signed by all three astronauts, collected In-Person in Berlin, 1969.

Autograph Collecting during F1 Winter testings in Spain

on Monday, 09 March 2015. Posted in Hunting Channel

Autograph Collecting during F1 Winter testings in Spain
Ferrari:

It was quite unusual to see Sebastian Vettel in red colors. But good news: he is still the most friendly driver in the F1 paddock. He had really fun to sign Ferrari pictures, although he does not sign as much as in the past. But still very satisfying.

Kimi was like always. He signed one photograph per meeting, but it was really tough to meet and get him.

€500 Million Ponzi Scheme Suspected at Paris Museum

on Friday, 06 March 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

by Coline Milliard, November 20, 2014

€500 Million Ponzi Scheme Suspected at Paris Museum
The cosily niche books and manuscripts market may be about to be hit by one its biggest scandals in recent years. And Paris's Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits, as well as its sister organization the Institut des Lettres et Manuscrits, is in the eye of the storm.

Collection of autographs is world heritage

on Monday, 02 February 2015. Posted in World Leaders

Published in a dutch newspaper: "Nieuwsblad"

Collection of autographs is world heritage
“The pope doesn’t give one. Neither does the king. But all other famous people do sign their pictures.’ And that’s exactly what Jan Costermans (60) collects. 

Museo del Prado Acquires Rubens Sketchbook, Rare Manuscripts

on Thursday, 29 January 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

by David LaGaccia, Thursday, January 29, 2015

Museo del Prado Acquires Rubens Sketchbook, Rare Manuscripts
Madrid's Museo del Prado announced Tuesday the acquisition of the Juan Bordes Library, comprising around 600 historical manuscripts that trace the study of the human anatomy in art.

Collecting F1 autographs at Monaco 2015

on Sunday, 31 May 2015. Posted in Hunting Channel

Mercedes AMG

Lewis Hamilton has become the most arrogant person inside the F1 paddock. He did not sign photographs at all, especially large ones. He ignored them at any time. He only did sign a few programmes, papers and other fan stuff. There was no chance to get an photograph signed at all.

When Obama signs a bill he doesn’t always use his own hand

on Wednesday, 06 May 2015. Posted in General Autograph News, Autograph forgeries

When Obama signs a bill he doesn’t always use his own hand
Just because the president signs legislation into law, doesn’t mean the president actually signs the legislation.

'American Pie' lyrics sell for $1.2 million

on Tuesday, 07 April 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

By Todd Leopold, CNN

(CNN) That's some rich "American Pie."

The lyrics to the famed Don McLean song sold for $1.2 million Tuesday morning at an auction held by Christie's.

Queen Victoria's Highland adventures manuscript on show in Edinburgh

on Wednesday, 11 March 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

Queen Victoria's Highland adventures manuscript on show in Edinburgh
A gilded manuscript based on a book by Queen Victoria which detailed time she spent in the Highlands and north east is going on show in Scotland.

Vatican held to ransom over stolen Michelangelo documents

on Sunday, 08 March 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

By Harriet Alexander

Vatican held to ransom over stolen Michelangelo documents
In popular imagination the Vatican is, away from the hallowed halls, a place of dark corridors, skulduggery and shady secrets.

On Sunday the Pope’s press secretary appeared to give weight to the Hollywood image, with the remarkable announcement that the Vatican had received a ransom demand for the return of two rare documents written by Renaissance master Michelangelo, which were stolen from its archives nearly 20 years ago.

Turing manuscript up for auction in New York

on Wednesday, 04 February 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

By AFP

Turing manuscript up for auction in New York
A hidden manuscript written by British mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing at Bletchley Park is to go on auction in New York in April, Bonhams said Tuesday.

The extraordinary document from 1942, when Turing was working to crack the Nazi's Enigma Code, is expected to fetch at least $1 million, the auction house said.

German TV Report: Faszination Autographs

on Thursday, 29 January 2015. Posted in In the media

True or Fake ?

German TV Report: Faszination Autographs
The quick TV report of RTL about autographs and it's counterfeits.
Markus Brandes occurs in this context as an autograph expert and explains what to look for when buying...
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Hunting Channel

  • Collecting autographs at F1 Grand Prix at Monaco 2013

    Collecting autographs at F1 Grand Prix at Monaco 2013

    All in all it was tough to collect autographs at Monaco this year. There are more and more professional collectors who make the drivers angry. They are not experienced without any good behavior. So it is normal that difficult drivers behave stressed and unlikely… 

     


  • Collecting at Hockenheim 2010

    Jenson Button: 

    He wrote one autograph per meeting an colletor. More is simply not possible to get from a current World Champion. But never the less he was very kind and in a good mood.

  • Barcelona 2010: The master is back

    Barcelona 2010: The master is back

    Jenson Button:

    Jenson was difficult to collect. His Motohome war located inside the paddock and everytime he had a break of testing he disappeared inside. The only chance to collect his autograph was to wait in front of his truck. Then it was possible to get 1 autograph.

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