Hi all,I recently came across 2 independent bookstores in the UK selling copies of Elton John’s book ‘ME’ containing hand signed bookplates.I was unsure if these was genuine at first as I haven’t…Continue
"Regarding your comment that Elton John stopped using this variation of autograph in the 70’s, I have just found this signed photo for sale on Ebay. Presuming this is authentic, Elton still uses this variation as seen here. "
"Would one of the independent book shops be newham books in London they have just had a auction for a signed Elton book with a bookplate I would assume that was okay they auctioned the gilmour CD early in the year"
"if you look closely the j in john isnt fluid and the o going up is overly exaggerated a little than what you would normally see on one from elton in my opinion on the first book plate you provided to us "
"Strange. I did receive confirmation from Pan Macmillan who is the books publisher that the book plates were in fact authentic and distributed to small independent book stores in very limited numbers. Find it difficult to believe otherwise as they…"
"Thank you for your response.
I did manage to find 2 Elton John autographs which were obtained in person on google. They do look similar to the bookplates however I agree that this variation of signature was mainly used in the late 70’s. "
"Elton stopped signing his E like that in the 70’s.
In my honest opinion, these are not authentic to me. They look slowly drawn and awkward, not like a Elton’s flourish. If Elton had hand signed book plates, they would like like his…"
Hi all,I recently came across 2 independent bookstores in the UK selling copies of Elton John’s book ‘ME’ containing hand signed bookplates.I was unsure if these was genuine at first as I haven’t come across this variation of Elton John signature before so I decided to speak with the Elton John book publishers Pan Macmillan. Upon emailing Pan Macmillan they confirmed that the bookplates were in fact genuine hand signed bookplates which were issued to independent bookstore in very limited…See More