1950's Red Letter Magazine Paper Premiums
Two different issues from Red Letter follow below.

The group that follows below is the earlier of two different issues by Red Letter Magazine.  The later grouping follows below it further down the page.  Please click on any thumbnail image above or below to enlarge it. 


Elvis Presley


Harry Belafonte


Yul Brynner

Measures appx. 4-1/8" X 8-1/2". Backs are blank. Printed on a heavy stock paper with magazine gloss (thickness is similar to a glossy magazine page). Signature is facsimille printed into photo (not a real autograph). Issued in the 1950's as an insert in Red Letter Magazine, a British woman's magazine. Nothing stating "Red Letter" on this particular piece, however it was acquired with the batch labeled "Red Letter" below and are very similar. Supplements have been determined to have been issued no earlier than 1957, no later than 1959.

Checklist for first series (above):
(Checklist is likely incomplete, these are the pieces which we have had or currently have)
Anka, Paul (Courtesy Lew and Leslie Grade)
Belafonte, Harry (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)
Bogarde, Dirk (Courtesy J. Arthur Rank Org.)
Boone, Pat (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)
Brando, Marlon (Courtesy MGM)
Brazzi, Rosanno (Courtesy Universal-International)
Brynner, Yul (Courtesy MGM)
Chandler, Jeff (Courtesy Universal-International)
Presley, Elvis (Courtesy MGM)

The group that follows below are slightly different in size and do contain a notation identifying them as from "Red Letter."  Please click on any thumbnail image above or below to enlarge it. 


Elvis Presley


Cary Grant


Paul Newman

Measures appx. 4-5/16" X 7". Backs are blank. Printed on a heavy stock paper with magazine gloss (thickness is similar to a glossy magazine page). Signature is facsimille printed into photo (not a real autograph). Issued in the 1950's as an insert in Red Letter Magazine, a British woman's magazine. "Presented with Red Letter" noted in bottom border. Supplements have been determined to have been issued no earlier than 1958, no later than the early 1960's.

Checklist for second series (above):
(Checklist is likely incomplete, these are the pieces which we have had or currently have)
Boone, Pat (Courtesy Flair Photography)
Como, Perry (Courtesy RCA Records)
Cracie, Charlie (Courtesy Flair Photography)
Grant, Cary (Courtesy Warner Bros.)
Hudson, Rock (Courtesy Universal-International)
Murray, Don (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)
Nader, George (Courtesy Universal-International)
Newman, Paul (Courtesy MGM)
Presley, Elvis (Courtesy MGM)
Sands, Tommy (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox)
Vaughan, Frankie Courtesy of Rimis, London)
Valentine, Dickie (Courtesy David Sim)
Wagner, Robert (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)

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