Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

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Undesirables
Sentenced to Death
ATKINS, Susan Fabulous B&W photograph, 8”x10” of Susan Atkins leaving the Grand Jury room. Very boldly signed with excellent contrast. SOLD

Rare Collection of Letters/Envelopes From David Berkowitz
BERKOWITZ, David Rare collection of 16 handwritten letters consisting of a total of 47 pages, along with 11 of the original matching envelopes. Of the eleven envelopes, 9 bear the signature of David Berkowitz in block letters with most having his full prison number and return address in his hand.  A very lengthy correspondence to a collector in Maspeth, New York.  Letters start Dec.15, 1987 through Jan. 22, 1992. This collection covers a very wide range of conversations. $9,500.00

Desirable Prison Envelope, Signed
BERKOWITZ, David Portion of an envelope sent from the Sullivan Correctional Facility and postmarked “June 23, 92”. Berkowitz has signed his name in block letters in the return address portion of the envelope and adds his serial number and return address. $250.00

BERKOWITZ, David
Very scarce Christmas card with an illustration of Santa on the cover.  Above Santa, Berkowitz has written: “House burglar” and has drawn an arrow  down to Santa’s head. On the inside panel Berkowitz has written: “Dear Pete, Chrissy, Darlene and Pissy cat... Stick e’m up and fill the bag!”  On the second panel Berkowitz has written: “Dec. 1990, God bless all of you and don’t smoke by the Christmas tree, With Love, Dave B.” $225.00

BERKOWITZ, David
Printed pamphlet: “How to Know God.”  Thomas Nelson Inc., Publishers, 1982, 50 pages. On the rear cover Berkowitz has penned: “Pete, my prayer for you is that you find real peace. Here’s the answer! David.” $185.00

Serial Killer known as The Hillside Strangler
BIANCHI, Kenneth Portion of an envelope sent from prison where the murderer has printed his name, prison number and return address. $95.00

Ronnie Biggs
The Great Train Robber, Signed one pound British note, from Brazil. SOLD

Biggs, Ronnie Card, white, 3”x5" with printed statement, “Ronnie Biggs, The Brain of the Great Train Robbery, England, August 8, 1963, Genuine Autograph” hand signed by Ronnie Biggs. SOLD

Biggs, Ronnie Limited edition print of Ronnie Biggs. Limited to only 100 copies. Contains a biography of Ronnie Biggs and affixed to this card is an original color photo taken of Biggs at his home in Rio de Janiero. Hand signed by Ronnie Biggs. Measures 8”x10”. $150.00

Biggs, Ronnie Color photograph, half length pose, close up of Biggs in his garden in Rio  de Janeiro. Boldly hand signed with a one word sentiment: “Cheers! Ronnie Biggs”. $150.00

Biggs, Ronnie Original sketch of the mail train by Ronnie Biggs. Measures appx. 4”x6.5”.  The engine is identified as “E.R.” (Elizabeth Reigning) and the second car is identified as “Cash”. Boldly signed “Ronnie Biggs, The Brain of the Great Train Robbery.”  Only four of these sketches were ever made. $550.00

5 Pound English Note Signed by Ronnie Biggs
BIGGS, Ronnie This is an “in person” signature.  This is one of only three British notes known to be signed by Ronnie Biggs. A true rarity. Together with an original photograph of Steve Koschal with Ronnie Biggs taken at his home in Rio de Janeiro. SOLD

Known as the Tool Box Killer, Prison Art

BITTAKER, Lawrence
T.L.SD., May 3, 1993 to Dear Nick.  In part: “I imagine you heard from Bill (Bonin) by now about the signed card.” The rest of the letter goes into problems about getting the proper supplies and because of a mistake they will have to eat the costs. $150.00

Known to all as “The Freeway Killer”
Called by the prosecutor “The most arc-evil person who ever existed”

BONIN, Bill
Portion of a manila envelope which he has signed his name and written his return address. In his hand he has added: “Special Fourth Class Book Rate” and  “Please seal before mailing.”. $150.00

Fugitive From A Chain Gang
BURNS, Robert E. Souvenir postcard depicting Robert Burns. Signed in ink: “Best Wishes Robert E. Burns.”. $37.50

Murdered Beatle, John Lennon
CHAPMAN, Mark David His book: The Prisoner’s Letter, Copyright 1992, First printing.  This booklet is dedicated to the Lord Jesus Christ, whose historically recorded resurrection had made it possible. Twenty pages.  On the title page Chapman has written: “God Bless You! Mark David Chapman, Attica, N.Y. June 9, 1994”. SOLD

The International Symbol of Racism & Bigotry
CONNOR, Eugene "Bull" RARE typed letter signed on his Birmingham Police Commissioner, Eugene “Bull” Connor letterhead illustrating the Confederate Flag.  March 21, 1960.  A fabulous content campaign letter. $125.00

Leader of the “Hole In The Wall” Gang
CULLOTTA, Frank Large portrait of Cullotta being booked in Las Vegas.  Measures appx. 8”x11”, B&W, boldly signed. Only 20 of these portraits were signed by Cullotta and this is number 14. $55.00

Father of the Worthless COA
DARVICK, Herman A not so funny genuine forgery from the hand of Herman Darvick.  On a small slip Darvick has written: “Dear Lee (Harvey Oswald)- 11-20-63. LBJ forgery $70.00

Noted Forger of Autographs
Father of the Worthless COA

DARVICK, Herman Herman Darvick Autograph Auctions, Sale #2, March 13, 1986 Catalog. 48 pages. Inscribed and signed by Herman Darvick to a doctor on the inside front cover.  Together with a small color photograph of Herman Darvick. $30.00

Radical Black Activist Liberation Leader
DAVIS, Angela Uncommon signature signed in full along with a two word sentiment. $75.00

Extremely Graphic (Homo-Sexual) Content Letter from “The Boston Strangler”
DeSALVO, Albert Serial killer known as “The Boston Strangler”. Although he confessed to the crimes he was never tried for the crimes. He was sentenced to life for burglaries and sexual assault. He was stabbed to death in prison.  Very lengthy typed letter signed. 2 pages, August 13, 1972. $1,750.00

Jewelry Made by The “Boston Strangler” While in Prison
DeSalvo, Albert A very nice pendant made of a blue/purple colored stone, handmade by Albert DeSalvo while in Walpole Prison. The stone has a silvery top which appears to be two leaves with a loop made for a chain. SOLD

Very Rare Signature of a Mad Monk of  Medmenham
DODINGTON, George Bubb Choice signature of Geo. Dodington, on a portion of a document for a Warrant. Dated in pencil “1737.” Two other notables have also signed their names. $147.50

Former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan
Founder of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

DUKE, David Choice red ink signature on a 3”x5” card. $35.50

Two of the Most Famous Train Robbers
EDWARDS, Buster & BIGGS, Ronnie Large First Day Cover, commemorating the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, the world’s first regular passenger-carrying railway Cachet of the first train. Five postage stamps depicting the entire train are affixed to this cover. Cancelled 12 march 1980.  Hand signed: “Best Wishes Buster Edwards.”  In addition also hand signed: “and Ronnie Biggs. Cheers!”  Extremely rare to find both these criminals on the same item. $350.00

One of the “Ten Men in the World Most Admired By Americans”
FAUBUS, Orval His book: “In This Faraway Land, A Personal Journal of Infantry Combat in World War II”.  River Road Press,1971, seven hundred thirty six pages, illustrated.  Very boldly inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper..  $45.00

One of the “Ten Men in the World Most Admired By Americans”
FAUBUS, Orval Photograph was 8”x10”, black and white, trimmed. Head and shoulders pose inscribed along with a sentiment and signed.  $37.50

"Hanoi Jane"
FONDA, Jane Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, vintage full face pose.  Inscribed and signed “To Richard, Peace, Jane Fonda.” $35.00

Scarce Pair of Letters from Lynette Fromme and Sandra Good
FROMME, Lynette “Squeaky Red.” Lengthy four page handwritten letter by Lynette Fromme dated 7/27(1982).. “To Angelo” Fascinating content. $550.00

Attempted to Assassinate President Gerald R. Ford
FROMME, Lynette “Squeaky Red.”Autograph letter signed, two full pages, in ink, signed “Lynette” as usual.  In part: “Sue has shared both of her fruit baskets with Sandy (Blue) and me.  I’d forgotten the taste of a really fresh orange....she also has a good sense of humor and both Sandy and I have enjoyed her company.  They’re here now so I’ll have to go and give Sue this letter, I’d like to see more pictures... Hope your Xmas week is as nice as you’ve made ours.”  Together with a fine snap shot of both Red & Blue together. $195.00

First Woman in History to Directly Try To Kill a President
FROMME, Lynette Fine, legal size envelope hand addressed by Fromme.  U.S. 28 cent Air Mail stamp postmarked July 1, 1981.  She has signed her name in the upper left corner of the envelope and adds her return address. $85.00

The Man Who Formed "The Barrow Gang" With Clyde Barrow
FULTS, Ralph Broadside containing a reprint of a biographical article about Fults.  Bold headlines read “The Man Who Ran With Bonnie and Clyde”.  Article contains a portrait of Fults. Hand signed by Ralph Fults in the upper blank area offering excellent contrast. $795.00

Baseball Hall of Fame
GACY, John Wayne This painting is on a Fredrix canvas panel measuring 16”x20”.  The painting is Gacy’s version of the Baseball Hall of Fame logo in red, white and blue paint.  Around the logo, 46 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame have hand signed this painting.  Some of those who have signed are: Al Lopez, Rod Carew, Joe Morgan, Jim Palmer, Johnny Mize, Yogi Berra, Jim Catfish Hunter, Rick Ferrell, Robin Roberts, Enos Slaughter, Monte Irvin, Bob Feller, Brooks Robinson, Al Barlick, Warren Spahn, Eddie Matthews, Johnny Bench, Ralph Kiner, Harmon Killebrew, Red Schoendienst, Luis Aparicio, Ferguson Jenkins, Willie Stargell, Frank Robinson, Duke Snider, Juan Marichal, Lou Brock, Ernie Banks, Luke Appling, Buck Leonard, Stan Musial, Carl Yastrzemski, Sandy Koufax,  Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio and Roy Campanella.  At the bottom right corner of the painting is a blood red signature of the artist, J.W. Gacy.  To the left of Gacy’s signature is a bold large blue Sharpie signature of Richard Nixon. Nixon has dated his signature “9/7/90”. $27,500.00

  John Wayne Gacy, America's #1 Serial Killer,Signed Original Oil Paintings:
The Hummingbird SOLD

Humming Birds SOLD

Indian Skull SOLD
 
The Seven Dwarfs Very Chilling. SOLD

Sparrows SOLD
 
Boxing Hall of Fame Rare Commissioned painting, signed by 7 Hall-of-Famers, including Muhammad Ali. $3,500
GACY, John Wayne Reproduction photograph, appx. 7”x9” B&W, uncommon Police department, des Plains, Illinois mug shot of Gacy. Signed in full. SOLD

GACY, John Wayne Reproduction photograph, 7”x9”, B&W, uncommon Police department, Des Plaines, Illinois mug shot.  Choice signature with excellent contrast.  To our knowledge Gacy signed a handful of these photographs during one time only. SOLD

GACY, John Wayne Color photograph, 4"x6" of John Wayne Gacy dressed as Patches The Clown.  Signed with his desirable full signature "John W. Gacy" adding the word "Patches". 185.00

GACY, John Wayne His book: “More Letters To Mr. Gacy, Selected Correspondence of John Wayne Gacy.”  Myco Associates, November 1992,First printing, so stated.  Soft cover measures 8.5”x11”. Very interesting reading, letters to Gacy from all the Major News Stations, Brian Denney (actor who played Gacy), Life Magazine, ABC, Fox, The Oprah Show and dozens more. Most letters to Gacy also illustrate his response.  A fascinating read. Signed ion the title page with a full, ink signature. 125.00

America’s Killer Clown
GACY, John Wayne His signature, prison number and return address on part of a manila envelope that was used to send paintings from prison. $35.00

RARE full signature of the Unabomber
KACZYNSKI, Theodore Legal size envelope, hand addressed by Kaczynski to a Texas collector. In the upper left corner Kaczynski has written his full name “Theodore John Kaczynski” and added his Prison Number.  Return printed address “U.S. Penitentiary-Max, Florence, Co. Postmarked, June 24, 2005. SOLD

Actor who Killed an Actor
KELLY, Paul Signed and inscribed album page, small portrait attached In fine condition. $45.00

Signed by Ernie Banks and John Wayne Gacy
LOGAN, Bob. So You Think You're A Die-Hard Cub Fan. This was Gacy's personal book which he read and kept in his cell on death row. Gacy has sent this book as a Christmas gift and inscribed this copy: "Steve, enjoy the reading John W. Gacy" on the half title page. Hand signed below Gacy's signature is Ernie Banks. Banks is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and is known as "Mr. Cub". $495.00
 
James Hadfield (1771/1772 - 1841). Attempted to assassinate George III of the United Kingdom in 1800 but was acquitted of attempted murder by reason of insanity. Autograph Poem Signed, 1806, from Bedlam Hospital. The first of anything that we have seen offered on the market signed by Hadfield in nearly forty years and this poem is choice collectible. SOLD

Rare Book With Signatures of Ronald Reagan and John Hinckley, Jr.
From the Library of Governor Richard Lamm of Colorado
HINCKLEY, Jack & JoAnn ( The book Breaking Points by Jack & JoAnn Hinckley, 1985, First printing, 375 pages. Inscribed to their Governor: “ To Governor and Mrs. Lamm, with our sincere thanks for your concern and support Jack and JoAnn”. Affixed to the inside cover is a 3”x5” card signed “John Hinckley, Jr.” and a bookplate signed by “Ronald Reagan”. $695.00

American Serial Bomber-Known as The Unabomber
KACZYNSKI, Theodore John Rare autograph letter signed “Ted” dated June 19, 2005. SOLD\

“...why I am not entitled to a piece of the loot...”
“..they could have never got me to end it with that fairy tale
about Hoover grabbing me personally..”
Extraordinary Content T.L.S. From Public Enemy #1

KARPIS, Alvin Rare, typed letter signed, to his biographer (Bob Livesey), Saturday, Nov. 16, 1974. Together with the original envelope and copies of letters from Melvin Belli to karpis and a copy of a letter from Karpis to Belli. $1,850.00
 
Alvin Karpis Public Enemy #1. A Choice Sentiment and Signature. SOLD
 
Charles Manson Compact Disk (CD) All The Way Alive. Recorded September 11, 1967, Copy #1 of 1,000, with Original Signed Manson artwork. $4,900.00

Extremely Lengthy Charles Manson Handwritten Letter
MANSON, Charles All writing nice and dark, easy to read and in fine condition except for the file hole not touching any writing. $595.00

Rare Charles Manson Check made out to “Helter Skelter”
MANSON, Charles Check on Charles Manson account dated August, 1969 made payable to “Helter Skelter” for One hundred dollars.  Boldly signed with a very large signature of Charles M. Manson. He has incorporated a swastika in his signature. $395.00
 
Charles Manson American Criminal, Leader of the Murderous "Manson Family" Dubbed the "Icon of Evil"
Document Signed Check to Manson Family Member Linda Kasabian. SOLD

Fabulous, Large & Bold Signature of Charles Manson
MANSON, Charles Wonderful, B&W, 8”x10” portrait of Charles Manson holding his guitar. Signed with an unusually bold and large signature incorporating a Nazi Swastika.$225.00


Fabulous, Large, Bold Signature of Charles Manson
MANSON, Charles Wonderful, B&W portrait, 8”x10” of Charles Manson playing his guitar. Signed with one of the largest, boldest signature of Manson we have seen. His guitar was finally confiscated by the prison warden. SOLD

Charles Manson wants he confiscated guitar returned
MANSON, Charles Rare typed letter signed, August 5, 1996 to Special Agent C. Tigh. Boldly signed in full Charles M Manson.  Three file holes left margin and a few staple holes along the top otherwise in fine condition. SOLD

Known as the “Icon of Evil”
MANSON, Charles Legal size envelope addressed to collector George Coolidge, canceled  California, 1992. Upper left corner Manson has signed his name in full adding his prison number and return address. SOLD
 
Charles Manson Legal size envelope addressed and signed by Manson from prison. SOLD

RARE ALS From The Oklahoma City Bomber
NICHOLS, Terry Autograph letter signed, U.S. Penitentiary Max, Florence, Colorado. 22 April 2010, both sides of one legal size page. $175.00

Known as the Tool Box Killer, Prison Art

NORRIS, Roy
Envelope hand addressed.  On the top left corner Norris has signed his name, added his prison number and return address.  Tastefully done is an original drawing of a smiling pumpkin and the words “Seasons Greetings” by the hand of Norris. $125.00

The Most Hated Woman in America
O’HAIR, Madalyn Fantastic cover commemorating “Atheism Comes of Age”.  Two U.S. stamps with a special cancellation “American Atheists Convention XXI, Sta. Scottsdale, AZ 85253, March 29, 1991”. Signed in ink by Madalyn O’Hair. $225.00

Stamp From Lee Harvey Oswald’s Stamp Collection
Limited Edition Signed by his Brother Robert Oswald

OSWALD, Robert Offered is copy #266 of 300 hand signed by Herman Darvick, naming himself as the Agent for Robert Oswald (Darvick is also well known in the autograph hobby as admitting he is a forger of autographs) and signed by the seller of autographs who purchased the collection and also hand signed by Robert Oswald. A nice presentation describing the back ground of the stamp album.  The U.S. 3 cent stamp affixed to this presentation ironically is one of a President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt with a portrait of The White House. Overall item measures 8.5”x11”.  $67.50

POLANSKI, Roman Uncommon photograph, appx. 4"x5", B&W, head and shoulders pose appears to be directing a film. Inscribed, signed and dated: "To E. London, Best Wishes, R. Polanski, Paris 92." $125.00

Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan
PRITCHARD, Hank Both Pritchard and Marilyn Manson was attending an art exhibition of John Wayne Gacy. Pritchard was handing out these notices. In person signature. $25.00

Very Rare Prison Art
PUDU PRISON Original cover to the last journal of Cell Block “D”. Both front an back covers contain many scribbles, notes and original sketches (artwork) by the head guard of Cell Block “D”.  On the cover is a sketch of the entranceway to Padu Prison and a full self portrait of the guard in uniform holding up a large prison key standing next to a Palm Tree and a large wooden club. Noted on the cover is the date 1995-1996 (the closing of the prison).  “Blok D” is also written on the cover in three different places.  On the back cover is a drawing of a guard in uniform holding a club and he has the face of the Devil with red blood dripping from his mouth (most likely the executioner).  The back cover also contains four other facial sketches (3 guards). Dozens of notes fill the front and back cover. Inside the front and back covers are listed in columns the dates and notes about the movement of guards signed by each guard.  This prison is the site of the execution of 100’s of Japanese WWII prisoners of war. The prison was haunted and torn down in 2012. $150.00

Special Agent FBI - Gunned Down Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd
PURVIS, Melvin Fine ink signature addressed to himself on a portion of an Air Mail cover. Postmarked U.S. Army, Mar.10, 1944. $95.00

"The Night Stalker"
RAMIREZ, Richard Unusual photocopy of a close-up of the face of Ramirez taken in 1985. He has inscribed this portrait in the light area in blue ink: “To Mike Warrren, if you’re a friend of evil you’re a friend of mine”.  He then signs his name in black ink and draws a switch blade knife.  He also draws a star with a circle around it. SOLD

Killer of Martin Luther King, Jr.
RAY, James Earl Copy of a July 1994 newspaper article from the “Memphis Commercial Appeal” titled “prosecutors call for end to appeals in Ray case”.  Inscribed, in ink on the side margin: “Mike Jackson, not sure if I answered note of last December, Everything going OK. Trust all going OK. Return address on letter is Brother’s P.O. Box No., J.E. Ray, Aug.-94”. $175.00

Assassin of Martin Luther King
RAY, James Earl Copy of his mug shot, 8”x10”, B&W, signed “James Earl Ray.”. $125.00

Pee Wee Herman
Movie Actor Who Entertained Himself in Public

REUBENS, Paul His signature and one word sentiment on a card: “Hello, Pee-Wee Herman”. Together with his mug shot. $22.50
 
ROLLINGS, Danny Legal size envelope hand addressed by Rollings.  U.S. 32 cent stamp cancelled “Stark, FL Feb.9,96”.  Rollings prints his name, serial number, Florida State Prison” and his return address in the top left corner of the envelope. $195.00

Twilight Zone Actor who Murdered His Wife then Committed Suicide
SALMI, Albert A very scarce inscription signed on an album page: “thanks Eileen Albert Salmi”. Light discoloration on much of the signature. Pencil notation on verso states this was signed in N.Y. on Sat. Sept. 20, 1958. SOLD

The Gangster Who Inspired Dillinger to become Public Enemy #1
SHAW, William A. Autograph manuscript signed, Indiana State prison, April 1960. Thirty-eight pages all in a very neat hand of William A. Shaw addressed to Joseph M. Pinkston, Radio Station WIRE, 307 N. Penn Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.  In two places on the manuscript is a rubber stamp; “APPROVED, April 25, 1960, Warden”.  The entire manuscript is the detailed story from beginning to end of Shaw’s relationship with John Dillinger. $9,500.00\

"The Juice"
SIMPSON, O.J. Typed quotation signed: “I did it, you know I did it and I would do it again. No regrets!” Boldly signed with a very large signature. Together with two color portraits, one of O.J. and Nicole Simpson and the other of OJ in court with his attorneys $85.00

Edward Otis Toole Serial Killer and murderer of Adam Walsh. Original, Horrific Sketch Signed, in ink, by Toole, drawn in his cell in Florida State Prison. SOLD

TOOLE, Ottis Original ink drawing of an evil man, measures  8.5”x11”.  Toole has written his Prison number, signed his name in full and added his prison address dating this 12-14-92.  $275.00

I Am In Hard Times Now and Could Use Some Money
TOOLE, Ottis Signed letter, together with the original envelope from Florida State prison with Ottis E. Toole’s name, prison number and return address written in the return address portion of the envelope. $100.00

WATSON, Charles “Tex” His book: “Will You Die For Me?”  Fleming H. Revell Co., 1978.  Two hundred twenty-three pages, illustrated. On the title page Watson has written: “Best, Charles “Tex” Watson.” On the inside front endpaper a Pastor has written a half page congratulations most likely referring to a graduation and sending God’s Blessings in the future. SOLD

Wide Receiver for Green Bay Packers - Killed 18
WOODFIELD, Randy Legal size envelope hand addressed. Postmarked “Salem, OR 21 May 1996”. Envelope imprinted: “Oregon Department of Corrections-Inmate Mail”. Woodfield has signed his name in the return address portion, adding his prison number and return address. SOLD



Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com