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Member, Universal Autograph Collectors Club
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Member, Manuscript Society
Manuscript Society


Historic autographs and manuscripts, rare documents, diaries, letters & related ephemera of all eras. Browse our online catalog for an exciting look at the noble and notorious of times gone by.

Every item we sell is guaranteed authentic forever. Learn more about our Guarantee of Authenticity and Satisfaction Assurance in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section.

Buy with confidence. I am a Lifetime Registered Dealer Member of the UACC (#141) and The Manuscript Society.

Barbara Pengelly, autograph collector; buying and selling historic autographs and manuscripts, rare documents


This catalog is only a partial listing of our inventory and additions will be made frequently. Check back often!

Questions cheerfully answered! Don't hesitate to email or call. We're usually available from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. ET - most weekends, too. Yes, we also buy your treasures...one item or an entire collection.

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