Hello,I have just got an email from a lady who says that he has found in their attic a box full of various items belonging to a man who lived in their house previously many years ago. There was also…Continue
This is a Christmas card from the collection of a famous Finnish autograph hunter Uncle Eric (more info here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erkki_Rapo), owner of one of the largest in-person music related autograph collections in Northern Europe. He collected thousands of autographs - especially musicians & bands in Finland but also in England and in Sweden.Uncle Eric was famous of getting signatures to any possible paper/magazine/item…See More
"Tomi, unfortunately even the best autograph collectors get a dud from time to time. That comes with the hobby. But like AB said, he must have gotten them from someone else.
Secondly, I'm not sure what you mean in your last comment regarding…"
"Innuendo & Steve - Thanks for your remarks. Item 2 has been signed behind a photo, which links it quite well to Finland and even to the 1970's:
As far as I can see there are no members of the band coming out of the plane, but Uncle Eric was…"
"I'm sorry to tell you this, but item 2 is not genuine. I also see some major issues with item 1 as well..mainly in the Brian signature and dedication. The dedication was not signed by Freddie or Brian from the looks of it.."
Uncle Eric collected thousands of autographs - especially musicians & bands in Finland but also abroad in England and in Sweden (more info here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erkki_Rapo).Queen had their concert here in Finland at the Helsinki House of Culture in November 25, 1974. Uncle Eric was eager to get their autographs as well. I have found in his archives two Queen related items - which I thought to be genuine ones. However I'm a…See More
"Great collection Jim, those were all Fan Club ones indeed and your pictures have jogged my memory of some of the other styles, it was about 35 years ago that I was most active as a dealer.
It's the type of picture in the OP that I don't…"