Markus Brandes Autographs GmbH



2015-06-26 10:38:53

Markus Brandes Autographs GmbH is a Swiss dealer in autographs, manuscripts and historical documents.

About Markus Brandes Autographs GmbH

Markus Brandes Autographs GmbH has been a specialist in authentic autographs, manuscripts and historical documents since 1996.

It has a true passion for handwriting and the company aims to introduce new collectors to this wonderful hobby.

In 2010 the company was voted as best autograph dealer and in 2011 as best autograph website. It has a huge advice website to help collectors protect their collection and be aware of forgeries (

For more than 10 years it has fought against autograph forgeries with the largest forgery autograph reference website .

More references are available at

About Markus Brandes

After collecting for over 10-years Markus Brandes decided to turn his hobby into a business on 19.06.1996.

Brandes has an educational backround in software development and Internet applications. The educational backround is showcased on his award winning web site.

In 1996 Brandes became a full-time dealer and decided to go after the International marketplace by specialising in motorsport, vintage Hollywood and science autographs. He has won the German autograph dealer of the year award several times and regularly publishes articles about secretarials and how to protect against autograph forgeries.

Brandes is registered Universal Autograph Collector's Club (UACC) lifetime dealer # 148 and member of the IADA-CC, The Manuscript Society and AdA.

In 2006 he become the first UACC regional director for Europe.

In 2010 we become AFTAL Autograph Dealer of the Year.

Further references, media articles and hunting reports can be found on Brandes' website.

Specialisms and expertise

Markus Brandes Autographs GmbH is a specialist in important historical letters, in-person signed photographs, autograph authentication and vintage autographed photos.

News and events

The company is delivering a lecture at the next AFTAL meeting in England as well as at the next meeting of the International Autograph Society ( in Bielefeld. It will be attending the PADA show in New York.

The company's website is updated daily with many new sales and special offers.


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