Jack Mills

Jack Mills

Reference number:

14005D
£195.00

Description:

A rare original vintage 1965 index card, clearly signed in ink by Jack Mills

Certification:

From the wonderful Michael Pinchbeck collection. This amazing collection consisted of over 2000+ music / entertainment / sport / politics & pioneers autographs on index cards / books / letters & photographs. All obtained in-person and through the post by him for 50+ years between the 1950s-1990s. The majority are dedicated to him and date stamped. As part of his archiving, there are numerous letters that help support the history and provenance of his lifetime dedication to the hobby of autograph collecting. Date notation is August 1965. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA   

Size:

11x9cm Card

Condition:

Good

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About Jack Mills

Jack Mills

JACK MILLS d1970. The driver of the train that was robbed in the infamous 1963 Great Train Robbery. During the robbery he was attacked with an iron bar suffering a black eye and facial bruising. Mills, who was 57 at the time of the robbery, never fully recovered from his injuries. He returned to work in May 1964 and worked for 18 months on light duties. He was then on sick leave from November 1965 until December 1966 with shingles. He returned for one last year in 1967, retiring for good at Christmas. Jack Mills sustained severe brain damage from blows to the head. He never recovered and suffered until his death aged 64 on February 28th 1970

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