Autographs from the biggest icons come up for sale

An autograph from Sir Edmund Hillary features in the collection Credit: Campbells auctioneers

A collection of over a thousand signatures and autographs from the worlds most iconic figures will be up for auction tomorrow.

The historical collection features signatures from royalty, prime minsters and famous authors including Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The man behind it was Jon Evans. He gathered the pieces over 50 years, until his death in 2007 at the age of 90.

Autograph of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill Credit: Campbell's Auctioneers

Campbell's Auctioneers of Worthing, who are auctioning the collection believe it could gets as much as £25,000 to £30,000.