Description

    Janis Joplin Signed Letter and Envelope. This three-page handwritten letter is dated August 30, 1965, written by Joplin to boyfriend Peter de Blanc in New York. Written during the time she was recovering from drug and alcohol abuse before her relocation to San Francisco to become lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company, she discusses her family and how she's spending her time. In part: "I've gotten a raft of old Superman comics from Mike's room and I'm going to read myself to sleep w/ them. Poor mother -- she's trying to discourage Michael's reading them and then I, a grown literate adult, parade by w/ an armful." It's signed by Joplin on the last page and on the back of the envelope, and is in Excellent condition with minimal toning, and the envelope shows only minor wear and discoloration, primarily around the edges. With COA from PSA/DNA.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 986

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 21 Entertainment Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
    Atul J. ,
    Irvine, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,684