Hello,I have an old family heirloom of sorts that I'd like to get the community's opinion on. The autograph is located on the back of his portrait. Mrs. Perkins was my Grandmother's cousin and was…Continue
"One of the sad things is that Forry's collection of artifacts could not have stayed together in a museum. I know he wanted that but funding was a big problem. He used to be at the Monster Bash Conference every year until his last…"
"Thanks, and you are quite welcome. That red cut signature was a purchase before I was really online, and when I was literally a brand new collector. I always loved Bela Lugosi - my father met Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff at a theater in NY one day…"
"Here is Bela in what appears ballpoint. This was collector Forrest J. Ackermans copy of Stoker Dracula. I saw Uncle Forry on one of his later birthdays, we chatted, I mentioned my Lugosi film, and then he let me try on…"
I'm not really sure if it was in person or mailed in. The 3 people in my family who knew about the autograph have since passed. It's one of the reasons I came here to see others opinions on it. I wish I had more information. My…"
"Now looking at the handwriting alongside several letters and postcards 1940-1955, with more examples and more context, I believe this signed photo might well be "likely genuine" (slight reservation/hesitation still). I'd want to see…"
"I don't know if that is going to be knowable. I see that, Joe - I also see some curves where one might expect more angularity, and angularity where one might expect more smoothness.
Here is a letter to his last wife Hope, written right…"