Lot 2 of 395:
Autographs in Saville Row Tailor album  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$5,100
$3,000 - $5,000

Customer registery of an exclusive Saville Row men's tailor, with approximately 4,000 signatures of his distinguished clientele, including Albert Einstein, Rudolph Valentino, and many others




May 1912-September 1933


Approximately 520 pages, with 8 entries per page for a total of around 4,000 signatures. 25.5x22 cm. (10x8½"), full leather with "Addresses" in gilt on front cover.

Leather bound album,  used as a customer registry by an exclusive Saville Row men's tailor shop, possibly Henry Poole. Each man would sign, with his address and also written is the name of the person who introduced him to this tailor. All the entries are dated and the album goes from May 1912-September 1933. The people represented are the noble, rich, royal  and wealthy of the world, and many addresses include their local London hotel, if they were visiting. Some of the entries are Albert Einstein, dated 1929,Otto Kahn, Rodman Wanamaker, Rudolph Valentino 1923  (staying at Claridge's, of course), Douglas Fairbanks, Cole Porter, Edgar Selwyne, Paul Robeson, Charles “Buddy” Rogers,  Richard Strauss, George A. Doran, C. Douglas Dillon, James Forrestal, Gene Tunney,  and Jean Bugatti. This is only a tiny representation of the over 4000 signatures.  Please contact the galleries for more information. A fascinating read to see so many internationally known  movers and shakers all in one album.

Lot Amendments

The heavy full morocco binding has wear around the edges, but was created to be a heavy strong binding and has served itself well protecting the interior and the heavy ledger weight pages.

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