Che Guevara memorabilia values and prices at auction

Che Guevara is a revolutionary figure and a cultural icon, and memorabilia related to his life and career can be highly sought after by collectors. In this blog post, we will explore some of the most popular types of Che Guevara memorabilia and their values and prices at auction.

1. Posters and prints: Posters and prints featuring Che Guevara's iconic image, particularly those from the 1960s and 1970s, can be highly valued by collectors. In 2018, a signed Che Guevara poster from 1967 sold for $15,000 at auction.

2. Photographs: Photographs of Che Guevara, particularly those taken during his time in Cuba or during his travels in South America, can be highly valued by collectors. In 2017, a photograph of Che Guevara taken by Alberto Korda sold for $56,000 at auction.

3. Personal items: Personal items owned by Che Guevara, such as his clothing or personal correspondence, can be highly valued by collectors. In 2017, a Che Guevara military jacket sold for $12,000 at auction.

4. Documents and manuscripts: Documents and manuscripts related to Che Guevara's life and career, such as his diaries or letters, can be highly valued by collectors. In 2016, a collection of Che Guevara's letters sold for $170,000 at auction.

5. Artwork: Artwork featuring Che Guevara, particularly those created by prominent artists like Andy Warhol or Shepard Fairey, can be highly valued by collectors. In 2013, a Che Guevara portrait by Andy Warhol sold for $43,750 at auction.

In conclusion, Che Guevara memorabilia values and prices at auction can vary greatly depending on their rarity, condition, and historical significance.

Collectors should be aware of the authenticity of these items and should do their research to ensure that they are purchasing legitimate memorabilia.

Owning a piece of Che Guevara's legacy can be a meaningful way to pay tribute to one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, and to celebrate his contributions to the world of politics and revolutionary thought.

About your Author:

Adrian Roose has over 30 years’ experience covering all aspects of the rare stamp & memorabilia industry during which he has sold over £50m of unique items, helping build collections for Royalty, household name celebrities and 1,000s of collectors around the world.

Adrian was previously a Director at Stanley Gibbons, a Board Member of Stampex, and Executive Director of Paul Fraser Collectibles, PFC Auctions and JustCollecting, prior to founding The Memorabilia Club.

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