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A private collector in the UK is auctioning off an impressive collection of autographs from all 46 US presidents.

The rare collection is expected to fetch around $50,000 at auction, which will take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, at Dominic Winter Auctioneers in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England.


The set includes signatures from every single commander-in-chief — from George Washington to Joe Biden, according to a press release.

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Autographs are written on various items.

The press release noted that the array of items included official documents, military appointments, photographs, drawings, financial records and White House cards.

“It is very unusual to offer a complete set of autographs from US presidents for sale, and we expect this will attract potential bidders around the world,” a spokesperson said in a statement.

“Collecting a complete set of US presidential signatures is one of the great ambitions for many autograph seekers.”

All items were purchased from “authentic sources,” according to the spokesperson.

A certificate of authenticity is provided with “almost every autograph”.

The collection includes George Washington’s signature on a lottery ticket, Abraham Lincoln’s signature on a military appointment – and John F. Kennedy’s signature on a portrait.

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Photographs in the collection include signatures of other presidents such as Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump.

President Joe Biden’s autograph was collected on a 2020 presidential campaign sign, the press release noted.

The collection is part of Dominic Winter’s auction of “Photographs, Autographs and Historical Documents, British Royalty and World Leaders” on November 24, 2022.

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In the auction brochure, it states in part: ”Collection of American Presidents. A comprehensive collection of autographs from all 46 presidents, from George Washington to Joe Biden… including 17 signed documents, 1 signed typed letter and 1 signed autograph note, 12 signed photos and 1 signed engraved portraits, 14 autographs including six signed free fronts and four signed White House cards, plus an additional 9 autograph items for Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George Bush, George W. Bush and Joe Biden (Quantity: 55 ).

The brochure continues, “Provence: a private British collector – all autographs guaranteed to be genuine.”

Established in 1988 by Dominic Winter (1953–2014) and based in the Cotswold Water Park in Gloucestershire, UK, Dominic Winter Auctioneers is an independent specialist auction house.