John Hancock Autograph

John Hancock (January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793) was an American Founding Father, merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is remembered for his large and stylish signature on the United States Declaration of Independence, so much so that the term John Hancock or Hancock has become a nickname in the United States for one's signature. He also signed the Articles of Confederation, and used his influence to ensure that Massachusetts ratified the United States Constitution in 1788. More about John Hancock

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Current items with a signature of John Hancock

These are the most current items with a signature of John Hancock that were listed on eBay and on other online stores - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnailJOHN HANCOCK * PSA/DNA * Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed SLAVERY Content *$17500.00logo
thumbnailJOHN HANCOCK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER UNSIGNED 10/31/1783$4500.00logo
thumbnailJohn Hancock Historical Figures Autographed 2020 Topps Transcendent Cut Sig #TCS-JH #1/1 Card$9999.99logo
thumbnailJohn Hancock Signed / Autographed Deed for Beacon Hill Lot purchased in 1771 COA$4568.00logo
thumbnailJohn Hancock Signed Piece$9000.00logo
thumbnailJohn Hancock Signed Slabbed Receipt PSA/DNA Certified Authentic Auto 84372114$8999.99logo
thumbnailOlivia De Berardinis John Hancock Artist Signed Art Print$39.99logo
Before the American Revolution, Hancock was one of the wealthiest men in the Thirteen Colonies, having inherited a profitable mercantile business from his uncle. He began his political career in Boston as a protégé of Samuel Adams, an influential local politician, though the two men later became estranged. Hancock used his wealth to support the colonial cause as tensions increased between colonists and Great Britain in the 1760s. He became very popular in Massachusetts, especially after British officials seized his sloop Liberty in 1768 and charged him with smuggling. Those charges were eventually dropped; he has often been described as a smuggler in historical accounts, but the accuracy of this characterization has been questioned.

Hancock was born on January 23, 1737, in Braintree, Massachusetts, in a part of town that eventually became the separate city of Quincy. He was the son of Colonel John Hancock Jr. of Braintree and Mary Hawke Thaxter (widow of Samuel Thaxter Junior), who was from nearby Hingham. As a child, Hancock became a casual acquaintance of young John Adams, whom the Reverend Hancock had baptized in 1735. The Hancocks lived a comfortable life and owned one slave to help with household work. Read even more about John Hancock at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of John Hancock

In total, we tracked 276 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of John Hancock (Super Break THE BAR JOHN HANCOCK AUTO Signed Envelope BGS JSA Certified 14K 1/1) was sold in August 2016 for $13000.00 while the cheapest item (2018 The Bar Pieces Of The Past John Hancock signed document relic card) found a new owner for $0.99 in June 2020. The month with the most items sold (11) was August 2016 with an average selling price of $16.50 for an autographed item of John Hancock. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in April 2015 with $12000.00 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $5.50 was November 2020. In average, an autographed item from John Hancock is worth $39.48.

Most recently, these items with a signature of John Hancock were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail2021 Pieces Of The Past John Hancock signed hand written document relic card$59.99logo
thumbnailEarl Weaver Signed Rawlings Baseball ~ HOF 96 ~ John Hancock ~ PSA/DNA$49.99logo
thumbnailFramed Article The Unanimous Declaration of Independence Signed by John Hancock $75.00logo
thumbnailJOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor Acts of Legislature SIGNED 1790 MA Newspaper$62.00logo
thumbnailJOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Document SIGNED in Type 1790 Newspaper$49.00logo
thumbnailJOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Documents SIGNED in Type 1790 Newspaper$62.00logo
thumbnailJohn Hancock: Signer for Independence (Signature Lives: Revolutionary War Era)$4.09logo
thumbnailNolan Ryan Signed Rawlings Baseball ~ Rangers / Astros ~ John Hancock -$23.00logo
thumbnailSigned! John Hancock Champions On Ice: 2002 Olympic Tour USA (2002) ...$59.99logo
thumbnailYogi Berra Signed Rawlings Baseball ~ New York Yankees ~ John Hancock ~ C.O.A$99.99logo

Latest News about John Hancock

FACT CHECK: John Hancock on His Declaration of Independence Signature (07/30/01): Did John Hancock say this when he signed the Declaration of Independence? Go to news article