The Most Valuable Celebrity Autograph Ever Marks Tragic Moment in History

Celebrity culture is fascinating to many people. To truly devoted fans, the opportunity to own even a tiny piece of their favorite star seems really incredible. On par with clothes or other memorabilia that has gone up for auction, are autographs. The cost of autographs vary based on the star and the era, and certain pieces can command big bucks. Collectors have shelled out thousands upon thousands of dollars for some of the rarest autographs for sale.

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Valuable celebrity autographs

There are two types of celebrity autograph collectors. There’s the casual fan, who really just wants to own a small piece of their idol. Then there is the collector, who goes after valuable autographs for the purpose of selling them at auction, often for a huge profit. Sadly, most casual fans will never be able to afford some of the world’s most coveted celebrity autographs.

Some of the most valuable celebrity autographs are on pieces of memorabilia. One example of this is a guitar of Jimmy Pages’, which sold at auction for $73,000. Another coveted item is a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe during their brief…

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