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Historic Che Guevara Memorabilia

Edwin Calle, 51, has been collecting all types of memorabilia themed around the Latin American revolutions since he was 15. He’s become famous for his amazing collection of historical literature, comics and popular magazines focused on the struggle of revolutionary Che Guevara. Edwin has also built up an impressive collection of vinyl records from the 1950s to the 1980s considered protest music at the time.
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Edwin Calle has built up an impressive collection of revolutionary memorabilia.
Edwin Calle has built up an impressive collection of revolutionary memorabilia. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Some of the magazines date back to the early 1950s.
Some of the magazines date back to the early 1950s. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
This 1985 comic
This 1985 comic 'The Journal of Che' is Edwin's most treasured possesion. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
The comic depicts Che Guevara as a superhero and is much sought after.
The comic depicts Che Guevara as a superhero and is much sought after. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
''The journal of Che'' was a popular comic book in the 1980s. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
The collection includes issues of
The collection includes issues of 'Life' from the early 1950s. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Vinyl records of protest music released during the cuban revolution forms part of the collection.
Vinyl records of protest music released during the cuban revolution forms part of the collection. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Edwin Calle says the protest music captures the revolutionary spirit of the time
Edwin Calle says the protest music captures the revolutionary spirit of the time Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Every aspect of Che Guevara
Every aspect of Che Guevara's life was chronicled at the height of the political struggle. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
The early days of the Cuban revolution led by Fidel Castro was front page news in South America.
The early days of the Cuban revolution led by Fidel Castro was front page news in South America. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Edwin Calle with his favorite Che Guevara inspired comic book
Edwin Calle with his favorite Che Guevara inspired comic book Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
The collection contains hundreds of items about global revolutionary struggles.
The collection contains hundreds of items about global revolutionary struggles. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Che Guevara was killed in the small Bolivian town of La Higuera in 1967.
Che Guevara was killed in the small Bolivian town of La Higuera in 1967. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
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Edwin's collection covers every aspect of the Cuban Revolution. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
Some of the literature and magazines are more than sixty years old.
Some of the literature and magazines are more than sixty years old. Photo:teleSUR/Dimitri O'Donnell
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