Charlton Heston Autograph Professionally Framed
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- All pictures described as framed are double mounted and professionally framed
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This 8/10” professionally taken, high quality photograph has been signed in person by Charlton Heston.
Your chosen item is double mounted within a soft card window which is expertly bevelled and placed within a very high quality hardwood modern frame.
Your picture is then sealed to the rear with our unique credit card style certificate of authenticity attached to the backing board and comes complete with the appropriate fixings so that your framed image is ready to hang and display.
Actual frame size approx. 17/14”.
Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter; October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor in film, theatre and television and a political activist.
As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. He is best known for his roles in The Ten Commandments (1956); Ben-Hur, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor (1959); El Cid (1961); and Planet of the Apes (1968). He also is well known for his roles in the films The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) and Touch of Evil (1958). His most memorable scenes were as Moses parting the Red Sea in The Ten Commandments and winning a spectacular chariot duel in Ben Hur. The starring roles gave the actor a grave, authoritative persona and embodied responsibility, individualism and masculinity; he rejected scripts that did not emphasize those virtues. His media image as a spokesman for Judeo-Christian moral values enabled his political voice.
Heston's political activism had four stages. In the first stage, 1955–61, he endorsed the Democratic candidates for president, and signed onto petitions and liberal political causes. From 1961 to 1972, the second stage, he continued to endorse Democratic candidates for president. In 1965-71, he served as the elected president of the Screen Actors Guild, and clashed with his liberal rival Ed Asner. Moving beyond Hollywood, he became nationally visible in 1963 in support of the Civil Rights bill, and in 1968 used his "cowboy" persona to publicize gun control measures. The third stage began in 1972. Like many neoconservatives of the same era who moved from liberal Democrat to conservative Republican, he rejected the liberalism of George McGovern and supported Richard Nixon in 1972 for President. In the 1980s, he gave strong support to his friend Ronald Reagan in his conservative presidency.
In 1995, Heston entered his fourth stage by establishing his own political action fund-raising committee, and jumped into the internal politics of the National Rifle Association. He gave numerous culture wars speeches and interviews upholding the conservative position, blaming media and academe for imposing multiculturalism. His most famous role came as the five-term president of the National Rifle Association (1998-2003), as he traveled the country, giving speeches and interviews that supported gun rights. He implied he would die for his Second Amendment rights, rousing his audiences with his signature line, holding a rifle above his head and pledging that he would never surrender it — they would have to pry it from "my cold dead hands."
After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, Heston retired both from acting and being the NRA president in 2003.
Unique Credit card style COA
Our unique Certificate of Authenticity (COA) has a similar look and feel to a credit card.
Your unique COA will incorporate an exact image of your purchased item.
COA reference number
Your COA incorporates a reference number unique to the item that you have purchased. Should you wish to sell the item in the future, potential buyers can check the details of the item along with the date purchased by entering the number into the authentication page on our website.
UACC & AFTAL
Ilovememorabilia are registred dealers with the 2 largest autograph authentication sites in the world those been the UACC (Universal Autograph Collectors Club) & AFTAL (The Autograph Fair Trade Association). The COA bears our current membership numbers.
We believe that the quality of framing is just as important as the picture itself. Therefore we use only the highest quality frames and framing materials.
Your signed photo is mounted onto Kapa Foam board to ensure they stay flat within the frame. A soft white card window mount is then expertly bevel cut to the size of your print. The window mount’s outside dimensions fit within the appropriate size frame.
The mounted print, window mount and glass are then sandwiched within the frame, sealed from behind with a backing sheet and appropriate fixings attached so that your framed image is ready to hang.