Autographs & Memorabilia

Our autograph department sells a wide array of vintage film and movie posters, autographs, costume and other memorabilia, this academic category attracts collectors from around the world. Some of our recent auction highlights include the sale of a hand written note by Sir Winston Churchill, wishing a one time ally spy a Merry Christmas.

If you have an autograph, letter or piece of memorabilia that you are interested in selling, please contact the department for a complimentary valuation.

Contact Us

Online Valuation Form


Get in touch with one of our team of trusted autographs & memorabilia specialists who will inspect your items, tell you a little about them and give you an auction valuation. We offer remote valuations by email, Whatsapp and video call. We can also book private appointments at one of our offices in London and Berkshire. Alternatively if you'd rather we came to you, we are happy to book Covid-safe private appointments to value your autographs & memorabilia items in the comfort of your own home.

Sale at Auction

Once you have received your auction estimates and agreed reserves, the next step is to enter your items ready for sale. At the same time, one of our specialists will offer available sale dates and guide you through your Seller’s Agreement which includes details about your items reserves, our charges and terms and conditions. They will also be pleased to answer any other questions you may have. You can bring your autographs & memorabilia itmes along to us, or we are happy to arrange collection. Leave the rest to us. Then sit back and relax, our team will take care everything else, ensuring that your items are carefully catalogued, photographed and marketed to a huge audience of prospective buyers across the globe.

Haven’t answered all of your questions?

Our team are only too pleased to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have. For professional and confidential advice please contact Peter Mason on 0207 431 9445 or by email

An important group of five handwritten letters from Beatrix Potter. Sold for £10,000

An important group of five handwritten letters from Beatrix Potter

Sold for £10,000

Autographs & Memorabilia Guides and News Articles


Dawsons Fine Art & Antiques sale achieves great results

A wonderful painting and letters of historical significance attracted huge interest across the globe. 

History comes to the fore within our June 24th Fine Art & Antiques sale

From a private collection, we have some incredible letters that date back to the 1700s and were written by John Wesley, who was an English cleric, theologian, and evangelist, who was a leader of a revival movement within the Church of England known as Methodism.

April Fine Art & Antiques sale to include a selection of Royal memorabilia

With a saleroom in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Dawsons could not be better located to auction a selection of royal related objects and collectable memorabilia as part of our April 29th Fine Art & Antiques auction.

Idris, Paul & Dawsons 'Come Together' and raise £10,500 for STORM

Dawsons are delighted to have been able to auction this very special guitar to help raise funds for victims of domestic abuse.

Extraordinary Admiral Horatio Nelson letter… Found in a London basement!

Whilst carrying out a routine collection at a London residence, the team at Dawsons discovered a wonderful item… We are now in the enviable and highly privileged position, to be taking to auction a letter handwritten by a true British naval hero

Letter from Winston Churchill up for Auction

A handwritten letter by Winston Churchill is due to go under the hammer here at Dawson’s Auctioneers & Valuers on Saturday 22nd June.