Lot #817
Bob Marley

The reggae legend offers his signature as a Christmas gift to his doctor’s secretary

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The reggae legend offers his signature as a Christmas gift to his doctor’s secretary

Ballpoint signature and inscription, “To Terese Adorjan, All the best wishes, Love, Bob Marley,” on an off-white 8.25 x 6 sheet. Sheet is also signed by Marley’s friend and owner of Tuff Gong Records, soccer star Alan Cole, and also signed by one other member of Marley‘s entourage. In fine condition. Accompanied by a statement of provenance which reads, in part: “This autograph of Bob Marley was signed at Christmas 1980 in person by Bob Marley in Rottach-Egern, Bavaria, Germany. The recipient of this signed autograph was Mrs. Terese Adorjan, who was the secretary of Bob Marely’s personal doctor—Dr. Issels…while he was treated for cancer for several months…until a few days prior to his untimely death at age 36…Mrs. Adorjan saw Bob Marley each day for several months and was given this autograph by Marley as a personal Christmas present.” Statement includes an image of Adorjan holding the signature. A magnificent example of one of music’s most desirable and elusive signatures. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph
  • Dates: #436 - Ended September 10, 2014

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