Monte Hale Autograph

Monte Hale (born Samuel Buren Ely June 8, 1919 – March 29, 2009) was an American B-Western film star and country musician. More about Monte Hale

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Current items with a signature of Monte Hale

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thumbnailADRIAN BOOTH BRIAN / MONTE HALE 8X10 Photo Autograph W/ COA$75.00logo
thumbnailAutographed 5x7 Photo Cowboy Actor Monte Hale$29.99logo
thumbnailHale, Monte: Autographed 8x10 photo / still – Monte Hale with Pardner$95.00logo
thumbnailMonte Hale Lot Signed Autographed Western Books Full Monte CD Glass Picture Box$129.90logo
thumbnailMonte Hale Western 80 Signed? Movie Cowboy, Gabby Hayes 1953 Fawcett Comics G888$18.00logo
thumbnailVintage autographed photo of Monte Hale$4.95logo
Sometimes reported to have been born in San Angelo, Texas, Hale was actually born in Ada, Oklahoma but grew up in Shawnee, Oklahoma, attending Washington Grade School and Shawnee High School. (Texas birthplace reportedly sounded better for the movies.) After working as a laborer at various jobs in Ada and Enid, Oklahoma, Herod Ely settled in Shawnee and became an evangelist with the Church of God. His oldest son, Buren, was known to use his musical talent during his father's services. The boy had gathered pecans and picked cotton to earn money to buy his first guitar. Soon he was singing and playing the guitar wherever he could find an audience. His parents had divorced and both had remarried, with youngest brother Bobby going with his mother. In 1934, 16-year-old Buren left home, as many boys did during the Depression. He headed for Houston and found work playing his music. From there he went to Albuquerque, New Mexico, working on a radio station. A man there convinced him to head to California, but all he was able to do there was scratch together a small band and play at a winter resort dude ranch. After four years he returned to Texas Vaudeville and local rodeo shows. During World War II he got a job as a replacement guitarist with the Stars Over Texas Bond Drive, joining several Republic Pictures celebrities and staff. This introduced him to western stars like Chill Wills and convinced Phil Isley to recommended him to Herbert Yates, head of Republic Pictures. Yates agreed to "test" him but he must fund his own trip. Some friends gave him $200 and he flew to Los Angeles.

It was 1944 and he signed with the company for seven years and changed his name from Buren Ely to "Monte Hale." He soon starred in his first major role in Home on the Range. He appeared in some of the first westerns filmed in colour and was given use of Roy Rogers' musical sidekicks, the "Sons of the Pioneers" for one of his movies. He was often cast as a young cowboy, with cameos by Don Barry, Allen Lane and Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. Hale then played more traditional Western heroes in films set in the late 19th century. By 1947 the formula was set with Paul Hurst joining the series as Hale's sidekick and Riders of the Purple Sage providing the music. At this point he ceased playing the character named for himself. Read even more about Monte Hale at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of Monte Hale

The most expensive item with a signature of Monte Hale (Al Dexter, Merle Travis, & Monte Hale Cut Signatures! Autograph! Country Music!) was sold in July 2020 for $91.00 while the cheapest item (Monte Hale 2.5x3.5 inch signed page autograph card) found a new owner for $0.99 in September 2021. The month with the most items sold (3) was September 2017 with an average selling price of $3.33 for an autographed item of Monte Hale. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in October 2019 with $20.00 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $1.00 was June 2022. In average, an autographed item from Monte Hale is worth $9.99.

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thumbnail Autographed & Inscribed Western Cowboy Monte Hale 8 X 10 Photo$10.00logo
thumbnailMonte Hale Autograph, cowboy actor$1.00logo
thumbnailMonte Hale signed 8x 10 photograph B Western Actor$9.07logo
thumbnailMonte Hale Signed 8x10 Promo Photo$19.88logo
thumbnailMonte Hale Signed 8x10 Promo Photo$19.88logo
thumbnailMonte Hale Western #35 (1949, Fawcett) 8.0 Condition SIGNED$19.99logo
thumbnailOriginal Signed Autographed Self Portrait Monte Hale B-Western Died 2009$9.99logo