Here is an outstanding article that contains
information on Houdini's handwriting and
signature. Author Stuart Lutz is a noted expert
and dealer in historic documents.
The article originally appeared as "The
Unmasking of Harry Houdini," in Autograph
Collector, February, 1999.
Mr. Lutz graduated from Johns Hopkins
University in 1992 with a degree in American
History and has been widely published in
He is the author of The Last Leaf: Final
Witnesses to History (Cardoza, 2005), which
includes a reminiscence of Houdini's last
This article is reprinted here at The House of Deception with the author's kind permission.
He may be contacted at:
Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc.
784 Morris Turnpike, PMB #161
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078-2698
Toll Free Phone 1 (877) I-BUY-DOCS [428-9362]
Toll Free Fax 1 (877) 9-FAX-DOCS [932-9362]
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