The House of Gutenberg

Unique Signed Photos, Autographs, Books, and Excavated Relics

Welcome to The House of Gutenberg

Up To:  

  50%DiscountLogoon any remaining Knights Cross autographs. The inventory list can be seen by clicking here or by going to the Knights Cross page.


                          1.       Up to $250.00 - 10% discount   

2.       $251.00-$500.00 - 15% discount   

3.       $501.00 to $999.00 - 20% discount   

4.       $1,000.00 to $4,999 - $25% discount 

5.  $5,000 up - $50% discount


I am open to offers or trades. I will trade any items on this site for 1oz silver coins (American Eagle, Silver Maple Leaf, Silver Buffalo, etc. for $4 over spot silver price or any gold coins at $5 over spot gold price. PayPal, check, or money orders are also accepted.

Unique Gift Items...Check out our unique gift items. Priced between $10 and $50. Domestic orders received by December 16 are guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas. This applies to the items on our special gift page as well as anything else on this site. Click on the Unique Gift Items link in the navagation panel on the right.


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This site replaces my

In the Navigation Panel you can click on the link under the Home Page Link (Inventory Catalog) and see spreadsheet inventories of the areas where I have completed my inventory.

Search. You can search for keywords or names in the search box above. That will show the pages on which your search can be found. It may take a minute or so to complete the search.

Payment. I accept PayPal, personal check, cash and money orders. Lay-aways are accepted for up to 90 days and Holds are accepted for 30 days. All items are shipped within one working day of payment. I also accept silver rounds or coins at $4.00 over spot and gold coins or bullion at $5.00 over spot

NOTICE: Approaching age 79 I am looking for someone to acquire my entire inventory. I am open to offers. Interested parties would need to come to Lufkin, Texas to view my inventory. It is far too large for me to post and I do not have an accurate catalog. There are literally thousands of items. See my Contact page for details on how to reach me. For more details on my inventory, see the My Inventory page. Book value of everything is well in excess of $100,000.00. When I complete this site it will be the best inventory I can come up with, excluding duplicates and similar items.

UNIDENTIFIED ITEMS: In my collection there are a few items I have not identified. These are photographs, autographs, relics, etc. They are all in the Unidentified Items area. If you recognize anything in this area, I would appreciate a heads up.


To purchase anything on this site, please send me a PayPal invoice request at and include the item(s) you wish to purchase. Your invoice will be sent immediately and will include any discounts and actual shipping charges for the total purchase. The shipping charges in most descriptions are estimates. I combine all orders for shipping costs and do not mark up shipping.

I hope you will find my site interesting.

I first started building this new site with XsitePro June 22, 2013.

As with most sites, this is a work in progress. I have moved everything worth keeping from my old site - and have deleted that site. My old site contained over 400 pages. I hope to condense down to less than 50. I have dedicated about 4 hours a day to this project.

Below you will find descriptions and in the navigation bar on the right side of each page, links to these various areas.

I have intentionally not made this site a "flashy" one with lots of graphics. I have limited my graphics to jpegs of the various items. There are many sites on the web that have gorgeous graphics designed by some of the best professionals. My intention is to not compete with those in any area other than content and ease of navigation. That is the area in which I hope to shine. Howhever, as I become more competent using XsitePro I will be able to make the site more attractive with color backgrounds on the pages and will be able to make navigation easier once I learn how to edit the navigation panel.

Once completed, this site will be both my catalog and an inventory of everything I have that is for sale.

If you would like a larger picture or have any questions about any item, please email me at

Autographs - This area is broken down to Medal of Honor, Victoria Cross, Knights Cross, Doolittle Raiders, Navajo Code Talkers, Aces, and Miscellaneous autographs.Please note: All of my Knights Cross Autographs have been consigned to Alexander Historical Auctions so none of these are available. If interested in any of these, please contact

Miscellaneous Collectibles - This area contains items that do not fit into any of my other areas.

Books & Ephemera - This area is broken down into Signed and Multi Signed Books, Used Books, New Books, Audio Books, Video DVDs, and Ephemera (historical newspapers, documents, etc.)

Relics - This area is broken down to Civil War, Ancient, and Other. Included are framable displays I have created using some of the excavated relics.

Fossils & Minerals - This area is broken down into two areas - fossils and minerals. There are numerous interesting items, including a few giant Megalodon shark's teeth.

Yard Sale and Other Items - This area contains everything else - both collectibles and yard-sale type items.

Free Research Area - This is an incredible research area that contains many, much very difficult to find data. Also on most of my descriptions of subjects you will find lengthy bios.

Interviews - This area contains a number of personal interviews my friend, Colin Heaton, had with military notables.

Links - This page contains numerous links (including descriptions) of sites you may find interesting. Included are sites of varied areas of interest.

Contact - This is our contact page with details on the various way of contacting us and a little other pertinent information.

About Me - A brief biography that is likely be of little interest to most. My likes and dislikes might be interesting, though.

Blind - A page where members of forums that do not allow attachments can post items for other members to view.