From the personal estate of James Brown: Offered for sale is a one-of-a-kind, July 19, 1989 South Carolina Department of Corrections Inmate Property Inventory sheet for Inmate #155413, created for and directly hand signed by James Brown. The sheet measures 8.5 X 14 inches. James Brown personally signed the document in blue ink at the bottom, on the’inmate’s signature’ spot. This is the official prison document form required by inmates to sign, in South Carolina Corrections facility. The inmate number’155413′ corresponds to the number that James Brown is holding in his infamous mugshot photo (pictured below). This sheet is James Brown’s personal copy that he signed. The form details a list of all personal property and contraband taken from the prisoner’prior to being placed in lockup. A remarkable and fascinating list of items were on James Brown, fitting to his character as the’Godfather of Soul. Some of Brown’s inventory notes include a 10 gallon hat, make-up kit, a silver braid, wire comb, manicure set, cowboy boots, cassette tapes, three LP records, 22 – 45 records, a “Godfather” shirt, a “Godfather Of Soul” belt and numerous other personal items. This period would mark a low point in Brown’s career, having to serve multiple years in jail for drug, alcohol and other offenses. James Brown rebounded after this prison period, and would return to releasing singles and performing at concerts. His final performance was at his induction into the UK Music Hall of Fame in November 2006, shortly before his passing on December 25, 2006. A unique and historical museum quality piece for the ultimate Music / James Brown fan. Includes a full PSA / DNA and REAL Roger Epperson Letter of Authenticity for the James Brown autograph. Beautifully custom matted and framed to 20×20 inches, with the signed inmate form, a modern black & white photo of James Brown, a copy of his mugshot, and customized plaque. Ready to be placed on your wall. The James Brown signature has been PSA / DNA certified authentic. Includes a Full Photo PSA/DNA LOA (letter of authenticity) with certification number: AH05957 and photo ensuring authenticity of this item. Letter is pictured below. Certification number can be looked up and verified on the PSA/DNA website. PSA/DNA uses state-of-the-art technology to protect your genuine valuable collectible from any foul play. Once an item is deemed genuine, along with the photo and certificate, the item is marked with invisible DNA laced ink: naked to the eye but verifiable through a specially calibrated infrared laser. Each item is assigned its own alphanumeric number, and any interested party can verify authenticity online even as items change hands time after time. The James Brown signature has been certified authentic by Roger Epperson – REAL , Roger Epperson Authentication Ltd. The Epperson signed letter is pictured below with photo ensuring authenticity of this item. Roger is one of the leading music autograph authenticators in the business. His expertise in signatures goes back decades. Condition : The letter is in overall good condition with a pristine James Brown signature. Impeccable provenance on this one-of-a-kind piece of James Brown memorabilia. Ready to be hung on your wall. Guaranteed 100% original and authentic. KEY: vintage old antique art greatest photo photograph signature autograph autographed collectible auto JSA BAS Beckett rock and n roll hall of fame album record guitar legend document sig signature funk. The item “1989 JAMES BROWN Godfather of Soul Signed Prison Inmate Form Autograph PSA/DNA” is in sale since Thursday, August 6, 2020. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\R&B & Soul”. The seller is “calisun9″ and is located in Encino, California. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.
- 2nd Autograph Authentication: REAL Roger Epperson
- Signed by: James Brown – Godfather of Soul
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Autograph Authentication: Professional Sports (PSA/DNA)
- Signed: Yes
- Industry: Music