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THE AUTOGRAPHS AND COLLECTIBLES BLOG

Maria Callas Authentic Autographs: A Guide

Maria Callas Authentic Autographs: A Guide   The star Greek-American soprano (1923-1976), a legend in her time and today, has left many signed photos, programs, letters and signed records. Her autograph is today one of the most sought-after modern autographs in the opera memorabilia world.   Thanks to demand, the...

Richard Strauss Memorabilia: Lost Photo Found - Strauss and Vienna 1929

Two years ago while antique shopping in Purcellville, Virginia, I discovered a black lacquered frame with glass, sitting on the floor of a dingy consignment shop. Its only identifying mark at the time was a raised stamp near the bottom right, Herlango, which was a photograph company of Austria in...

Enrico Caruso: The New York Years

Enrico Caruso: The New York Years From the golden age of opera in the early years of the twentieth century, few voices define their era better than that of Enrico Caruso. One of the first great star tenors in a time that otherwise worshiped coloratura sopranos and their music, Caruso's...

The Ultimate Guide on How To Store Autographed Photos

From an authentic signed autograph with Walt Disney's signature to historical ballet memorabilia, collecting pieces of personalized history captured into a moment is magical. And, you want them to last a lifetime, being passed through generations to become more valuable. However, the question is: What is the best way to...

Book: "Visitors from the Past" by Jim Neglia

We received a copy of this fascinating book by Jim Neglia, percussionist, music contractor and orchestra personal manager with the NJ Symphony Orchestra.   For over 20 years, Neglia has been an avid collector of visiting cards and other signed music memorabilia such as signed photos, music quotes, letters and...

Janis Joplin - An Autograph with a Story

A Short Biography Blues singer Janis Joplin became famous in the late 1960s for her raucous, raw, and distinctive singing voice as well as her masterful command of the genre and reinvention of its basics in her own style. Precociously talented, she carved a blazing trail in the music scene...

The Elegance and Majesty of Autographed Ballet Pointe Shoes

Capture a moment in history with genuine autographed ballet pointe shoes. Get inspired by owning a pair of ballet shoes worn by dancing superstars.

Pianist Leon Fleisher Just Passed Away

The celebrated American musician Leon Fleisher (sometimes incorrectly spelled as Leon Fleischer) has died in a hospice in Baltimore at the age of 92. Born in 1928 in San Francisco to Isidore and Bertha Fleisher, both Jewish immigrants, his parents managed the family’s two hat shops.  Drawn to the piano from...

July 14, 2020: Paris Sky Lavishly Sparkles After National Day Concert

Bastille Day in Covid-19 stricken France was celebrated with solemnity in a public free Champs-de-Mars, home to the Eiffel Tower. Usually reputed for its grand-style panache, French authorities imposed scaled down grandeur through social distancing and strict sanitary measures in an atmosphere of social unrest. Televised evening concert gathered leading...

Shipping orders – Coronavirus Update

We are experiencing a coronavirus pandemic, with profound effects in many aspects of our daily life! One of them is the delays in shipments between countries, and even inside the United States. The United States Postal Service, which carries most of our shipments in the US and abroad, is having...

Collecting Photography: From Daguerrotype to Digital

We visited this exhibit, currently open at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Exhibits include some highlights from the museum´s photography collection, and focus on a rather rare side of photography: collecting photographs, most especially antique ones, a fascinating hobby!. Displays include very early photographs, from the first years...

An Update on COVID-19

As a virus pandemic is affecting the world, and sadly many lives as well, numerous events, businesses, and plans have been altered. Still, we are always here hoping our friends and customers are well and safe. We are located in New York, where the pandemic is at its worst in...

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Tamino Autographs @2020 - All rights reserved.


Showing items 1-12 of 65.

Tamino Autographs @2020 - All rights reserved.