Secretarial David Bowie signatures

Ken Pitt

Bowie's actual 1967 signature

Another Ken Pitt

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Bowie's 3nd manager and the first one to secure an album deal for him. This brought a limited amount of fan mail which Ken signed on his behalf when DB wasnt around - this one from 1967

Another Ken Pitt

Bowie's actual 1967 signature

Another Ken Pitt

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This time signed on an index card

Bowie's actual 1967 signature

Bowie's actual 1967 signature

Bowie's actual 1967 signature

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Bowie's real autograph was developing but he stayed with this style up until 1972. Typical downward slope from left to right - writing  partially joined together with an underline score on Bowie. He never used the star symbol above the "i".

Cherry Vanilla 1972/74

Bowie's actual 1973 signature

Bowie's actual 1967 signature

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Bowie's PR lady at Mainman between 1972 and 74. His fame meant he could not physically respond to the mountain of mail he received - so Cherry wrote the letter and did the David Bowie signature on his behalf. This one was from 1973

Another Cherry Vanilla

Bowie's actual 1973 signature

Bowie's actual 1973 signature

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Cherry also ghosted the David Bowie Mirabelle diaries on David's behalf. Mirabelle was a UK teenage girls pop magazine focussing on the stars of the 70's (Bowie, Bolan, The Osmonds, David Cassidy etc)

Bowie's actual 1973 signature

Bowie's actual 1973 signature

Bowie's actual 1973 signature

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The 1973 autograph is far more confident and flowing having established himself, urgency saw the B co-joining the o and w.