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This Aldous Huxley signature is fake, right?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Booth Sep 25. 3 Replies

Got a "signed" first printing of Brave New World with the dust jacket. I assumed the signature was fake upon buying it. Paid less than a third of the value of an unsigned copy, so I'm not at a loss…Continue

Signed first edition of Slaughterhouse Five - authentic or fake Vonnegut signature?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JK May 24. 2 Replies

First time postingI would love some assistance in assessing the validity of this signature.Overall, it looks ok to me, except the * and the closing t look a little atypical.Link to images here:…Continue

 

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Richard Booth replied to kg202's discussion This Aldous Huxley signature is fake, right?
"The way that the letters of Aldous have been written, especially at the end and Huxley elements just don’t flow correctly."
Sep 25
kg202 replied to kg202's discussion This Aldous Huxley signature is fake, right?
"Thanks, that's no surprise. I would have paid as much for just the jacket without the book, so this isn't a tough pill to swallow. For my own edification, is there a particular dead giveaway on this one?"
Sep 25
Richard Booth replied to kg202's discussion This Aldous Huxley signature is fake, right?
"I’m afraid that is not real."
Sep 25
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This Aldous Huxley signature is fake, right?

Got a "signed" first printing of Brave New World with the dust jacket. I assumed the signature was fake upon buying it. Paid less than a third of the value of an unsigned copy, so I'm not at a loss if it's a forgery.It's on a card that's pasted into the front flyleaf Thoughts?See More
Sep 24
JK replied to kg202's discussion Signed first edition of Slaughterhouse Five - authentic or fake Vonnegut signature?
"I got KV several times back in the day.  TTM his signature was perhaps a little neater,  but the one you showed is not particularly suspect to me. I'd keep comparing to others until you are confident one way or the other."
May 24
Josh Board replied to kg202's discussion Signed first edition of Slaughterhouse Five - authentic or fake Vonnegut signature?
"I'm a huge Kurt fan and have wanted to get his signature on one of this classic books. This is his style, but it looks a bit off to me, like someone trying to copy his style. But I haven't done an extensive study on his signatures. Some…"
May 24
kg202 posted a discussion

Signed first edition Slaughterhouse Five - authentic or fake Vonnegut signature?

First time postingI would love some assistance in assessing the validity of this signature.Overall, it looks ok to me, except the * and the closing t look a little atypical.Link to images here: https://imgur.com/a/cB4VuL2See More
May 23
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Collector, Dealer
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I collect and sell rare books as a hobby.
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Learn about signature verification.
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Books/Literature
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Leo Tolstoy
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May 19, 2002

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