|Description:||Autographed profile picture of Michael Jackson back in the 1980's.|
|Origin:||The picture was given to my wife back in early 80's by her dad who was working at the postal office at the time while delivering mail to the Jackson's estate. Male security person asked my father-in-law if he would like an autograph picture from Michael Jackson. He said yes and had it since.|
|Appraised By:||Judith Katz-Schwartz|
|Appraiser Comments:||Thanks for the additional information.
Regarding the frame, be sure that the framer inserts a mat between the photo and the glass; otherwise the glass will lift the surface off the picture. Insist the framer use only acid-free materials, and display the picture out of bright light.
Many people feel that Michael Jackson looked his best in the 1980s, when this picture was taken. The best time to sell is when the public is thinking about Jackson, as they were on the anniversary of his death.
Since I am unable to examine this item in person it is assumed for the purpose of this appraisal to be a circa 1980s black-and-white Epic Records promotional photo of Michael Jackson, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, signed by Michael Jackson in red felt-tipped pen, with no flaws whatsoever. The values provided below are based on these assumptions and on recent sales of comparable items.
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