|Photo illustration. Image from Cuban television.|
Signed photos of El Comandante went for 325 British pounds - or $531.44 - in 2000. They were worth 2,950 pounds - or $4,823.84 - by 2010, a rise of 807 percent.
Castro's signature is one of the 40 most sought-after celebrity autographs, according to Paul Fraser Collectibles.
Four other top Fidel Castro collectibles include:
- A February 1961 check Castro wrote to Che Guevara.
- His gold-plated Colt handgun.
- A letter from Castro to Hugh Hefner and other archives from his 1967 Playboy interview.
- Celia Sanchez' account of the final days of the Cuban Revolution.