Thompson Handwritten and Signed Letter Mentioning Aspen BEFORE he moved there! A very early Hunter S. Thompson handwritten letter to his childhood best friend, written in 1960 and mentioning Aspen, CO (before he moved there – “Describe Aspen situation”). Thompson autograph letter signed with humorous hyperbolic content about his living situation. Describe Aspen situation ¦ Cheers Doc Jazz. Thompson also signs the return address “HST”. At this time in October 1960, Thompson and Semonin had recently traveled cross country to San Francisco, and Seminon had moved on to Colorado while Thompson stayed in San Francisco. The postcard measures 5.5″ x 3.25″ and is in great condition. Sourced from the private collection of Paul Semonin. And independent third-party authenticator Beckett Authentication Services (BAS). One for the Letter and signature, and a second for the “HST” signature and handwritten address on the front of the postcard. 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PSA/DNA is the world’s leading third-party authentication service for autographs and memorabilia. PSA/DNA Authentication Services was founded by PSA in 1998 in response to widespread counterfeiting, forgery and piracy of autographed collectibles. PSA/DNA Authentication Services has authenticated hundreds of thousands of autographs and collectibles from the worlds of sports, music, entertainment, politics and history, including many of the most valuable of their kind. The item “Hunter S. Thompson Handwritten Signed Letter re Aspen autograph Beckett BAS COA” is in sale since Monday, April 27, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “theautographsource” and is located in Aspen, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Autograph Authentication: Beckett Authentication Services (BAS)