Historical autographs, and signed historical documents by notable people are fascinating just to look at - even an online image.
It doesn't matter what your interests are, you are sure to find autographs of historical people that will interest you.
Autograph collectors that specialize in historically famous autographs are mainly interested in signed documents and manuscripts when the person is from before the advent of modern photography.
Hint; if you see an autographed picture of King Tut, I would probably recommend you don't buy it..
One big advantage to collecting vintage autographs is that generally speaking, the autograph values and demand are fairly strong and generally continue to increase over time.
The scarcity of these items commands a premium price, and for good reason. It's rare, but not impossible, for a scandal to occur that will tarnish their reputation, and autograph values many years later.
It can be difficult to find autograph pieces from the past that have been adequately preserved and protected over time.
This is a new page that I will keep adding to. The below are links to built pages on some of my favorite historical and presidential autographs of interest - more to come!
Abraham Lincoln autographs are near the top of most collector's lists.
Autographs of John F. Kennedy are extremely rare and valuable. Due to his popularity to this day, there is no shortage of demand for Kennedy memorabilia.
A Marilyn Monroe autograph is a tough find, and commands a premium price.
Neil Armstrong autograph is the most valuable autograph of any living person, find out why.
The Sultan of Swat, and the original sports superstar.