Kevin Martin is one of, if not the most respected autograph and memorabilia dealer in the field of entertainment in the world today. With over 24 years experience authenticating and selling ONLY entertainment memorabilia. He has published over 400 articles on the subject in publications like the Robb Report, USA Today, Ebay magazine, Autograph Collecting, Big Reel, Antiques, and more as well as regular columns.


He is also the author of the Autograph Collector Price Guide to Autographs now in its fourth edition as well as nine other books like Signatures of the Stars, The Autograph Collector Guide to Authenticating, Spoiled Rotten and the Insiders Guide to Autograph Collecting!


As the CEO of the company Piece of the Past Inc. the largest entertainment wholesaler in the world he brings to Russo and Steele the finest one of a kind authentic historical and entertainment memorabilia that you can not only enjoy year after year on your walls but also will prove to be valuable assets and investments in the years to come.


His company has signed unprecedented private signing deals with such celebrities as Paul Newman, Britney Spears, Burt Reynolds, Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell and past legends such as James Stewart, Gene Kelly and Dean Martin. In fact over 246 private signings with celebrities have been accomplished so far by Piece of the Past Inc. with their closest rival having completed around 20!


Every item Russo and Steele sells comes with the signed certificate of authenticity from Piece of the Past Inc and includes a Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity for the item. As a case consultant for the Smithsonian and National Archives and wholesaler to such chains as Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood and Field of Dreams we are pleased to have represented at this auction over 30 items sold before the automobiles begin each day.


Prior to the collector automobiles crossing the block Russo and Steele provides you with Celebrity Memorabilia auction presented by Kevin Martin’s Piece of the Past. Kevin Martin is one of, if not the most respected autograph and memorabilia dealer in the field of entertainment in the world today. His company provides every item sold at Russo and Steele with the signed certificate of authenticity from Piece of the Past Inc and includes a Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity for the item.

Scottsdale Memorabilia each day right before the cars.

Some of the items to be auctioned include :



  1. Five US Presidents ensemble featuring Bush to Trump
  2. RARE ELEVEN US Presidents ensemble from FDR forward !!!
  3. Extremely rare one of a kind Best Actor Academy Award ensamble from 1927 to today
  4. Enola Gay print executed by Smithsonian signed by entire crew
  5. Annie Oakley extremely rare signature AND hand blown glass monogrammed target ball from Buffalo Bills Wild West show !
  6. KISS print signed by every original member
  7. John Wayne rare signed window card from early film
  8. Steve McQueen rare signed photograph in Bullit ensemble
  9. Harley Davidson founder rare document signed !
  10. Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche one of a kind item signed together !!!
  11. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus signed ensemble
  12. Tiger Woods ONE of a kind famous artist painting signed by artist AND by Woods !!
  13. Tucker Motors original stock certificate
  14. American Graffiti complete cast signed print !!!
  15. Eagle’s signed LP
  16. AC DC signed LP
  17. Rolling Stones signed LP
  18. ABBA rare signed LP
  19. Animal House one of a kind cast signed LP with John Belushi !
  20. Apollo 11 rare NASA print signed by crew – Armstrong Collins and Aldrin
  21. Iwo Jima famed flag raising Rosenthal image signed by deceased heroes
  22. Ernie Shaver and Muhammad Ali fight poster signed by both legends
  23. Big Daddy Roth limited lithograph Rat Fink signed
  24. Andy Warhol rare signed piece
  25. Pablo Picasso signed piece
  26. Bugsy Benjamin Siegel rare signed portion of stock certificate
  27. Benjamin Bugsy Siegels personal pajamas !!!! worn in Hollywood Hills home where he was killed
  28. Jack Dempsey scarce signed item
  29. Walt Disney signed vintage image
  30. Nikola Tesla RARE signed item



  1. Marilyn Monroe signed bank check
  2. Enzo Ferrari signed item
  3. The BEATLE’s signed item by all four !
  4. John Dillinger RARE signature of Public Enemy Number one
  5. Bill Haley and the Comets signed Rock Around the Clock ensemble
  6. Al Capone extremely rare signed item
  7. Al Capones personal brass customized candlestick telephone from Lexington Hotel headquarters
  8. Henry Ford II rare one of a kind signed to approve specimen stock certificate
  9. Grateful Dead signed LP with Jerry Garcia
  10. Clint Eastwood Good Bad and the Ugly signed ensemble
  11. Western Heroes ensemble with John Wayne Roy Rogers Gene Autry and Clayton Moore
  12. Led Zeppelin signed LP
  13. Carroll Shelby rare 60s signed Shelby American invoice
  14. Carroll Shelby rare signed Mustang print for friends only ! One of twenty signed
  15. The Highwaymen signed ensemble
  18. Rocky Marciano rare signed item
  19. Pink Floyd signed LP
  20. Black Sabbath signed LP
  21. Princess Diana signed item
  22. Martin Luther King Jr signed item !
  23. Harry Houdini signed ensemble
  24. General George C Patton signed item
  25. Prime Minister Winston Churchill signed item
  26. Stevie Ray Vaughn signed rare LP
  27. Original PLAYBOY number one issue !!!
  28. Paul McCartney signed concert poster
  29. Zora Duntov rare print signed
  30. Smokey and the Bandit signed items by Burt Reynolds
  31. George Barris limited print signed

PLUS 60 MORE lots , 20 guitars with five ending each days program AND Kevin’s largest, best stocked booth EVER with hundreds of items for sale out right to you, each day from the shows open to close!


See you in Scottsdale!

15% Buyer Premium on all Memorabilia

Memorabilia sale starts at Thursday – Saturday, January 19-21, 2017 at 11:00 AM and Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM