What’s the value of Charles Manson’s image?

BVWireIssue #184-4
January 31, 2018

Just because you’re one of the most notorious killers in history doesn’t mean your name and likeness don’t have value. But how much? According to a reportCharles Manson’s son says there’s $400,000 stashed away from the sale of T-shirts, photos, interviews, and the like. The money was reportedly hidden because Manson can’t legally earn money this way. There’s a legal battle going on over Manson’s estate (and his body) between a grandson and a pen pal who claims he has Manson’s last will that leaves everything to him, including image rights. But the pen pal has a problem: He can’t find a lawyer willing to get involved. We wonder whether there will be trouble finding an appraiser.
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