Tom of Finland RARE HANDWRITTEN LETTER + ENVELOPE / Finland 1984

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Tom of Finland RARE HANDWRITTEN LETTER + ENVELOPE / Finland 1984

Tom of Finland RARE HANDWRITTEN LETTER + ENVELOPE / Finland 1984
EXTREMELY RARE handwritten letter by Tom of Finland. Sent from Los Angels California to Finland on February 28, 1984. The letter in Finnish language dated February 25, 1984 signed by “Tom”. He writes about many various items and details. Mentions Tom of Finland and even his personal last will! Just contact him if needed. Last will and testament. Is now ready and signed with all the strength of soul and body and stamped by a notarial officer. This means that you are not connected with all this what comes to Tom of Finland. If you’ll regret this the papers can of course be renewed. My work here goes on very well. Lots of things to do and everything has a good taste of living. Next Friday we’ll drive to San Francisco for a couple of days work trip. Touko Valio Laaksonen (8 May 1920 – 7 November 1991), pseudonym Tom of Finland, was a Finnish artist who made stylized highly masculinized homoerotic art, and influenced late 20th-century gay culture. He has been called the “most influential creator of gay pornographic images” by cultural historian Joseph W. Over the course of four decades, he produced some 3,500 illustrations, mostly featuring men with exaggerated primary and secondary sex traits, wearing tight or partially removed clothing. In Europe you can also pay directly to my bank account with IBAN and BIC numbers. 100 % satisfied buyers. I’m also giving a life-time guarantee to each and every item bought from me with a certification of authenticity. Please, take a look at my other items. Don’t hesitate to contact me with any possible matters related to this item. You are also free to give your Best Offers. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Celebrities”. The seller is “00700-1″ and is located in this country: FI. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Industry: Celebrities
  • Signed: Yes
  • Celebrity: Tom of Finland
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Finland

Tom of Finland RARE HANDWRITTEN LETTER + ENVELOPE / Finland 1984

Tom of Finland Handwritten and Signed Letter, Purchasing Erotic Gay Art Prints

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Tom of Finland Handwritten and Signed Letter, Purchasing Erotic Gay Art Prints
Tom of Finland Handwritten and Signed Letter, Purchasing Erotic Gay Art Prints
Tom of Finland Handwritten and Signed Letter, Purchasing Erotic Gay Art Prints

Tom of Finland Handwritten and Signed Letter, Purchasing Erotic Gay Art Prints
He produced thousands of illustrations largely involving muscular men with exaggerated assets wearing tight clothing, presented as a contrast to the early stereotypes of the gay man as effeminate. This letter, handwritten on a 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper, was corresponding with a man regarding the quality of a limited edition reproduction lithograph of The Sauna; he mentions the best reproduction of any of his drawings is the color litho of A Man and His Boot, then goes on to suggest prints of original drawings, “with a bit wilder themes, ” he has available for sale that may more align with the purchaser’s tastes. The following page shows these available prints and prices with handwritten notes marking the older art from the 60s, uncensored. Also included is a set of 3 pages removed from a Drummer magazine and stapled together with an interview with Tom of Finland. The letter is in excellent condition, stored in a sleeve over the years; some graphite smudges are present on the paper possibly from Tom, with some light corner creases/folds. Please see photos for further information on condition and content, and check out our shop for more from this unique estate, including Tom of Finland books, t-shirt, mugs, and magnets! I do my best to accurately describe items listed for sale. Any chips, cracks, tears, stains or other noticeable damage will be listed in the description. If no damages or defects are listed above, it is because I didn’t see any and the item is in very good condition. Please look carefully at the photos, as they are considered to be part of the description! Some items may not have been tested to make sure they work properly. I try to note that in the description. If you are not 100% satisfied. Do not hesitate to contact me. I will do my best to resolve the problem. All prices are based on. Each item is carefully packaged to ensure safe arrival at its destination. With the cost of boxes, bubble wrap, peanuts, tape, etc. I will notify you if it will run later than that for any reason. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “parcka727″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Finland
  • Profession: Art
  • Signed by: Tom of Finland
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Modified Item: No

Tom of Finland Handwritten and Signed Letter, Purchasing Erotic Gay Art Prints