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AUTHENTICATORS AND CONSULTANTS JOHN REZNIKOFF, UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES

John is the founder of University Archives, a leading firm specializing in the appraisal and authentication of documents and manuscripts. He is affiliated with multiple professional organizations dedicated to the autograph industry, was a contributing editor for Autograph Collector magazine, and is a PSA/DNA authenticator. Letters of Authenticity are available on certain lots. Priced upon request*

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PSA/DNA is the world’s leading third party autograph authentication company. Using state of the art technology, PSA/DNA created a security system to prevent counterfeiting, forgery and piracy. As the most respected service in the industry, PSA/DNA’s years of expertise and knowledge have established an impeccable reputation for providing professional, unbiased, expert opinions. Letters of Authenticity are availableon certain lots. Priced from $25 to $200* STEVE ZARELLI

STEVE ZARELLI AUTHENTICATION

Steve Zarelli is a recognized authority in the field of astronaut autographs. His findings have been published in the definitive space collecting reference Relics of the Space Race, and he has contributed articles to the UACC’s Pen & Quill magazine, Autograph Times magazine, and the UACC signature study Neil Armstrong: The Quest for His Autograph. Zarelli Space Authentication also provides authentication consulting services to James Spence Authentication (JSA), Sportscard Guaranty Authentic (SGC), and PSA/DNA Authentication. Letters of Authenticity are available on certain lots. Priced from $30 to $150*

ROGER EPPERSON SIGNED, SEALED, AND DELIVERED/REAL

Roger has an extensive background as a full-time dealer in autographs and collectibles, and is a trusted authenticator in all areas of contemporary music. When supported by the REAL logo and Roger’s name, music-related autographs assume an added value. Letters of Authenticity are available on certain lots. Priced from $30 to $150*

PHIL SEARS COLLECTIBLES

For over 20 years Phil Sears has been the recognized world authority on Walt Disney’s autograph habits. Included among Phil-sears.com customers are the Walt Disney Company and the Walt Disney Family Museum. Sears’s items have been featured in Autograph Collector magazine, E Ticket magazine, Collect! magazine, and the biography Walt Disney’s Missouri. Letters of Authenticity are available on certain lots. Priced upon request*

FRANK CAIAZZO, BEATLES AUTOGRAPHS

Frank is the world’s leading authority on Beatles signed and handwritten material. Since he began his study in 1986, he has amassed the largest file of signed examples on the planet. Through decades of focused and diligent research, he has acquired great skill in identifying authentic Beatles autographs, and also has gained the insight necessary to accurately approximate the era in which they were signed.

BRIAN GREEN AND MARIA GREEN, BRIAN AND MARIA GREEN CIVIL WAR SIGNATURES

With more than 45 years combined experience in the field, Brian and Maria are two of the nation’s leading experts in Civil War autographs and manuscripts.

JAMES CAMNER

James is a leading classical music autograph dealer. With more than 35 years experience, he is a founding member of PADA, an authenticator for PSA/DNA, a member of the ABAA, and an author of over ten published books on related subjects.

RICH CONSOLA

Rich has studied Elvis Presley’s handwriting and signature for nearly 20 years, which has placed him in the forefront of Presley authenticators worldwide.

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Beckett Authentication Services provides expert third party opinions on autographs from all genres and eras. Led by authentication experts Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero, the BAS experts have unmatched years of experience authenticating autographs, and are responsible for authenticating some of the rarest and most valuable items in the industry. With the most trusted and knowledgeable experts in the autograph authentication field, BAS authentication is a must for any autograph collector or dealer. * For more information on Letters of Authenticity call (800) 937-3880


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presidents and first ladies Free frank from Washington to ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne

1. George Washington Signed Free Frank. Desirable free frank, 6.25 x 2.75, addressed in another hand to “On Public Service, Brig’r General Wayne, commanding Light Infantry,” and franked in the lower left, “Go: Washington.” Double-matted and framed with engravings to an overall size of 17.5 x 17. In fine condition, with light staining along the central vertical fold. Any example of Washington’s autograph is highly sought, but this example is particularly desirable as it is directed to Brigadier General Anthony Wayne, whose daring tactics—and angry temperament—earned him the nickname ‘Mad Anthony.’ Considered to be one of the most brilliant Continental Army officers, Wayne commanded troops in the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777–1778 before famously leading the 1779 storming of the British fort at Stony Point, New York. Starting Bid $1000

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Monroe reclaims money owed by the bankrupt associate of Haym Salomon 2. James Monroe Docketed Letter by Edward Carrington. ALS signed “Ed. Carrington,” one page,

7.25 x 10.5, June 13, 1787. Edward Carrington, a soldier and statesman from Virginia, writes to “Col. James Monroe, Attorney” to inform him of the repayment of a debt owed by the bankrupt Jacob Mordecai, a noteworthy American-born Jewish businessman and partner of financier Haym Salomon. Carrington writes, in part: “The eleventh of next month is appointed for the distribution of Mr. Mordecai’s effects. He has made return of your debt, the amount as well as I recollect one hundred & ten pounds. The assignee in whose hands the list of debts is being out of Town, I cannot have recourse to it for greater certainty—it will however be necessary that you make allotment of your debt and make affidavit for the justness of it, to [entitle] you to a dividend, as Mr. Mordecai’s return only presumptively places it on the list. Will you be good enough to do this and forward it immediately to me?” Addressed on the integral leaf to Monroe by Carrington, and franked “Free, Ed. Carrington” at the bottom; docketed in Monroe’s hand, “June 13, 1787, Col. Carrington.” In very good condition, with overall foxing, and adhesive residue stains to the integral address leaf, which also display a repair to seal-related paper loss. Starting Bid $300

President Jackson names a relative of George Washington as Acting Treasury Secretary 3. Andrew Jackson Letter Signed as President. LS as

president, one page, 8 x 10, October 16, 1833. Letter to Peter G. Washington, a relative of President George Washington, in his capacity as chief clerk of the US Treasury. In full: “During the absence of the Treasurer of the United States from his office, you will please take charge of the same and perform the duties thereof.” Boldly signed at the conclusion by President Jackson. In fine condition. Col. Peter G. Washington was the son of Lund Washington, a distant cousin of George Washington who served as steward of the Mount Vernon estate during the Revolution. In Col. Washington’s career, he served as Chief Clerk of the Treasurer’s Office, Chief Clerk of 6th Auditor, Assistant Postmaster General, and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. He later founded the US Postal Guide and was also a member of the Washington National Monument Association. A unique presidential association piece. Starting Bid $300

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“My friends are preparing for a convention at Columbus on the 22d which will be the largest assemblage of citizens & otherwise the most interesting ever held in the Western Country” 4. William Henry Harrison Autograph Letter Signed. ALS

signed “W. H. Harrison,” one page both sides, 7.5 x 9.75, February 10, 1840. Handwritten letter to Senator Daniel Webster, referring to the forthcoming Ohio Whig Convention and negotiating the sale of land. In part: “I will immediately upon being informed of this being done execute a deed of trust to Colonel Pendleton & your friend Fales...this property is totally unincumbered having been purchased by me 39 years ago, confirmed to me by the Government & ever since been in my actual possession…My friends are preparing for a convention at Columbus on the 22d which will be the largest assemblage of citizens & otherwise the most interesting ever held in the Western Country.” In fine condition, with seal-related paper loss, and some old mounting remnants, to the integral address leaf. Though General Harrison was not in attendance at the convention, his enthusiastic supporters were out in full force—tens of thousands of delegates and spectators filled the streets as a mile-long parade featured log cabins on wheels, with the builders drinking hard cider on the roof, and giant wooden canoes with the image of Old Tippecanoe. Starting Bid $300

5. William Henry Harrison Autograph Document Signed. Scarce ADS, signed “Wm. H.

Harrison, aid de camp,” one page, 9 x 4.25, June 10, 1794. Order reads, in full: “The commissary will please to issue to the Chickisaws [sic] Patawatimies forty pounds of beef.” Signed at the conclusion by William Henry Harrison as Anthony Wayne’s aide de camp. In fine condition. Accompanied by an engraved portrait bearing a facsimile signature. Starting Bid $200

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6. William Henry Harrison Autograph Letter Signed.

ALS as an Ohio congressman, signed “Willm. Henry Harrison,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, May 7, 1817. Addressed from North Bend, Ohio, a handwritten letter to Missouri Territory politician and attorney John Scott, in full: “I have to ask for friend Mr. H. Glenn of Cincinnati who will deliver you this, your attention & civilities whilst he remains in your county to which he goes as contractor to the 3rd Military District. Any services you may render him will be very acceptable.” In very good to fine condition, with irregular toning. Starting Bid $200

8. Abraham Lincoln Original Hesler-Ayres Photograph. Iconic original 5.75 x 7.75 studio photo of Abraham

Lincoln, one of four known portraits taken by photographer Alexander Hesler in Springfield, Illinois, on June 3, 1860, at the old Capitol Building in Springfield, Illinois, two weeks after Lincoln was nominated for president by the Republican National Convention in Chicago. The photograph backing is annotated: “Copyright, Geo. B. Ayres, Phila.” Upon Hesler’s retirement, George B. Ayres took possession of his studio and plates, printing from the glass plate of Lincoln until the end of the century. Displayed without glass in a period oval frame to an overall size of 9.75 x 11.75. In fine condition, with a couple light marks and a small scrape to right side. Starting Bid $200

7. James Buchanan Autograph Check Signed. Uncommon handwrit-

ten check, 8 x 3, filled out and signed by Buchanan, “James Buchanan,” payable to “M. Harrison Esquire” for $4.00, June 21, 1852. In fine condition, with several vertical folds, and a small stain to the top edge. Starting Bid $200

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Rare March 1865 appointment to the “Revenue Service” by President Lincoln

9. Abraham Lincoln Document Signed as President. Civil War-dated partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 14.25 x 12.25, March 7, 1865. President Lincoln appoints Alfred Hornsby as “Third Lieutenant in the Revenue Service of the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by President Abraham Lincoln and Acting Secretary of the Treasury George Harrington. This is a particularly desirable and unusual pairing of signatures—six weeks later, Harrington was charged with organizing President Lincoln’s state funeral, acting as Grand Marshal on the mournful occasion. In fine condition, with faint toning along the intersecting folds. Starting Bid $1000

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President Lincoln appoints a Gettysburg local as “Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers” in 1863

10. Abraham Lincoln Document Signed as President. Civil War-dated partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 13 x 16.5, March 12, 1863. President Lincoln appoints Rufus C. Swope as “Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers with the rank of Captain in the service of the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by President Lincoln and countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. The green seal affixed to the upper left remains intact. Handsomely double-matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size of 33 x 26.5. In fine condition, with all of the handwriting (including the two signatures) a couple of shades light. Swope’s biography appears in the History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania, in part: ‘In 1862 he was appointed, by Gov. Curtin, draft commissioner of this district, and delivered a regiment [the 165th Pennsylvania Drafted Militia] to the authorities at Gettysburg. In December, 1862, he was appointed by President Lincoln captain, assistant quartermaster, and remained in the service until August, 1866, being on duty in Washington for a year after the close of the war.’ Accounts of the Battle of Fairfield, fought amidst the Gettysburg Campaign on July 3, 1863, note that the Swope house was used as a hospital. Starting Bid $1000 Hundreds of more items are listed online at www.RRAuction.com | 9


11. Abraham Lincoln Autograph Notation Initialed as President. Brief autograph notation initialed by Abraham Lincoln as president, “A. L.,” who writes in his own hand, “File & Preserve,” and adds the date below, “March 20, 1863.” The sheet measures 3.75 x 1.5 and is handsomely matted and framed with a large portrait to an overall size of 14.5 x 19.5. In fine condition. Starting Bid $300

12. U. S. Grant Signed Photograph. Excep-

tional vintage matte-finish 4 x 5.25 oval portrait of U. S. Grant, signed in black ink. Double-matted and displayed under glass in a beautifully carved period frame from J. S. Bradley of New York, which measures to an overall size of 13 x 14.5. In fine condition, with a semicircular crease to the top, and the signature light but fully legible. Starting Bid $300

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13. U. S. Grant Document Signed as President. Manuscript DS as president,

one page both sides, 10 x 14, June 9, 1870. President Grant appoints John L. Stevens as the “Minister Resident of the United States to the Republic of Uruguay.” Signed neatly at the conclusion by U. S. Grant, and countersigned by Secretary of State Hamilton Fish. Double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Grant to an overall size of 23 x 20.5; a window to frame backing reveals the first page of the document. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

Stately portrait of President Cleveland 14. Grover Cleveland Signed Oversized Photograph as President.

Impressive vintage matte-finish 9.5 x 14.5 portrait photo of President Cleveland, signed and inscribed in black ink, “To Mrs. Childs, from Grover Cleveland, July 18, 1888.” Nicely matted and framed to an overall size of 16 x 21. In fine condition, with scattered light foxing. Starting Bid $200

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15. Warren G. Harding Signed Check. The Riggs

National Bank check, 7.25 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Harding, “W. G. Harding,” payable to Western Union Tel. Co. for $26.40, March 6, 1919. In fine condition, with a few flecks of surface loss to reverse. Starting Bid $200

17. Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Check. Scarce State of New York Adjutant General’s office check, 9 x 3.5, filled out in type and signed by Roosevelt as governor, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” payable to Fred C. Westphal for $5, April 3, 1929, “and charge same to Pay Refund, Spanish War.” Countersigned by the comptroller and adjutant general. In fine condition, with some paper loss to the top edge. Starting Bid $200

Rare geometry textbook signed by schoolboy Roosevelt

16. Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Book. Signed book: A Text-Book of Geometry by G. A. Wentworth. Later printing.

Boston: Ginn & Company, 1896. Hardcover, 5 x 7.5, 437 pages. Neatly signed on the first free end page in ink, “Franklin D. Roosevelt, Groton School, Groton, Mass.” A different pencil ownership signature appears below, and there are ink and pencil sketches and equations written on the rear endpapers in an unknown hand. The signed page is in fine condition; the book itself is good to very good, with staining and ink blots to fore edges and many interior pages, cracking to the hinges, and heavy wear and some damage to the front cover and spine. FDR attended Groton School from age 14 through 18, before matriculating to Harvard University. The school’s headmaster, Endicott Peabody, urged his students to enter public service and remained a strong influence throughout Roosevelt’s life, officiating at his wedding and visiting him as president. Starting Bid $200

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“By my decision regarding the atom bomb, your husband’s life was spared”

18. Harry S. Truman Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed with Atomic Bomb Content. Two signed

items, including: a historically significant TLS, one page, 7.25 x 10.5, March 22, 1972, to Mrs. Margot L. Chadwell, in part: “I was pleased to have your letter of March 12, which I read with special interest and all the more so since you consider that by my decision regarding the atom bomb, your husband’s life was spared. I appreciate your wanting to share with me your personal experience.” Second, a matte-finish 3.5 x 5 head-and-shoulders portrait, signed and inscribed in the lower border in ballpoint, “To Lance Balusk, Harry Truman.” Also includes an official double-sided USAAF leaflet in Japanese, 8.5 x 5.5, warning the residents of eleven cities, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to flee before the arrival of American bombers. The message reads, in part (translated): “Bombs have no eyes…heed this warning and evacuate these cities immediately.” In overall fine condition. The husband of this letter’s recipient was Lieutenant Colonel George T. Chadwell, who served in the Pacific with the 19th Bombardment Group during World War II and conducted daylight raids against strategic objectives on the Japanese home islands, bombing targets in Tokyo, Nagoya, Kobe, and Osaka. The decision to drop the two atomic bombs on Japan remains one of the most controversial in American history, and was justified by Truman for saving countless American lives that may have otherwise been lost during a military invasion. Only a handful of known Truman letters have content pertaining to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and this is possibly the only letter in private hands in which he mentions the atom bomb saving American lives. Starting Bid $500

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20. Harry S. Truman Signed Photograph.

19. Harry S. Truman Signed Dollar Bill. Desirable

series 1935 D silver certificate one-dollar bill, signed on the left side in fountain pen, “Harry S. Truman.” In fine condition, with expected light handling wear. A sought-after format for the president who famously popularized the phrase, ‘The buck stops here!’ Starting Bid $200

Sharp vintage mattefinish 8.75 x 11.75 portrait of Truman at his desk by Harris & Ewing, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Kind regards to Arthur D. Condon, Harry S. Truman.” Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 12 x 15. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200

“They are definitely fighting for those basic principles of human rights and dignity that are implicit in the teachings of Christianity”

21. Dwight D. Eisenhower Typed Letter Signed. World War II-dated TLS, one page, 7.5 x 9, personal Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force letterhead, July 15, 1944. Letter to Bennett H. McGee, in part: “I consider it a privilege to have the opportunity of sending through the pages of your magazine a message to the men that the East Glenville Methodist Church has sent to the fighting services. To each of them I should like to say that in this war they are definitely fighting for those basic principles of human rights and dignity that are implicit in the teachings of Christianity. I should like to tell them, also, that even though there are grim and bitter tasks still facing us, when soldiers are sustained by deep-seated conviction in the eternal justice of the cause for which they are fighting, the first great step toward victory has already been attained.’” Handsomely matted and framed with a portrait of Ike in uniform to an overall size of 19.75 x 14.5. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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Boldly signed presidential portrait of JFK 22. John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph. Classic vintage matte-

finish 7.5 x 9.5 portrait of President John F. Kennedy, boldly signed and inscribed in the wide lower margin in fountain pen, “For Elizabeth Darby—with warm regards, John Kennedy.” Nicely double-matted and framed to an overall size of 12.5 x 14.5. In very fine condition. A highly attractive example, signed as president. Starting Bid $500

President Johnson appoints the Attorney of the United States for Idaho 23. Lyndon B. Johnson Document Signed as President.

Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 19.5 x 15.5, August 11, 1965. President Johnson appoints Sylvan A. Jeppesen of Idaho as “Attorney of the United States, in and for the District of Idaho.” Signed at the conclusion by President Johnson and countersigned by Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach. The gold foil Department of Justice seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. Framed to an overall size of 23.5 x 19.5. In very good to fine condition, with light overall wrinkling (apparently from mounting), and some fading to the signature. Starting Bid $200

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24. Richard Nixon (2) Typed Letters Signed. Two TLSs, both signed, “Dick Nixon,” each one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead. Both letters are to Helen Copley, the widow of newspaper publisher James S. Copley, with Nixon adding the greeting in his own hand, as well as a postscript to each letter. The letters are dated December 15, 1975 (“Only during difficult periods does one learn who his real friends are”), and January 6, 1976 (“Late in the evening on Christmas Day.. we remarked that of all the Christmas observances we have enjoyed-at the White House, in California, in Florida, and at Camp David-this was without question one of the best”). The letters are housed in a luxurious custom-made clamshell case. In overall fine condition. Starting Bid $200

25. Ronald Reagan Autograph Letter Signed. ALS, one page, 6.75 x 9.75, personal letterhead, June 7, 1961. Handwritten letter to “Mr. Daniels,” in part: “I have no objection to anything you’d like to do about making copies available or with regard to anyone quoting from the article. I have no need for re-prints myself as General Elec. prints up copies of my talks in sufficient numbers to handle requests I get.” Doublematted and framed with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 19.25 x 16.75. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

Signed sculpture display of “Young Bill Clinton” playing the saxophone 26. Bill Clinton Signature and Clay Sculpture. A glazed clay sculpture of

“Young Bill Clinton, (work in progress)” by New Hampshire artist James Munoz, standing 17˝ in height and depicting the future president wearing 1970s attire and playing the saxophone. The sculpture is set atop a wooden 14 x 4 x 9.5 base with a typed title card that is signed in black felt tip, “Thanks! Bill Clinton.” In fine condition. Accompanied by a framed provenance display containing a newspaper clipping and three photos of Clinton from his 2007 visit to the Rochester Opera House where he was shown this sculpture and signed the included title card—the clipping and two of the photos show Clinton with the sculpture. Starting Bid $200

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27. Five Presidents Signed Photograph. Sought-after color satin-finish 9.75 x 7 photo of five American presidents posing together during the opening ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on November 4, 1991, signed in the lower border in black felt tip, “George Bush,” “Ronald Reagan,” “J. Carter,” and “Richard Nixon,” and in blue ink, “Gerald R. Ford.” Handsomely cloth-matted and framed to an overall size of 17.75 x 15.25. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $500

28. Four Presidents Signed Photograph. Color glossy

9 x 6.75 photo of American Presidents George Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon walking together at the dedication of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, signed by all five in the lower border in black felt tip, with Nixon’s faded signature only visible at an angle via its pen impressions. Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 18.5 x 15.2.5. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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notables Declaration of Independence Boldly signed 1787 bankruptcy document, issued during the Constitutional Convention

91. Benjamin Franklin Document Signed. Manuscript DS, signed “B. Franklin Presid’t,” one page, 7.25 x 8.5, June

26, 1787. Official bankruptcy document headed, “In the matter of John Witmer,” in part: “Henry Witmer of Lampeter Township Lancastr County being conscientiously scrupulous of taking an Oath solemnly affirms that John Witmer late of the City of Philadelphia Dealer and Chapman is justly and truly indebted to this Deponent in the Sum of three hundred pounds and upwards for money lent and money laid out and expended…he further says that the said John is become a Bankrupt within the true intent and meaning of some or one of the Statutes against Bankrupts as he hath been informed and believes.” Signed at the conclusion by the deponent, Henry Witmer, and boldly signed by Benjamin Franklin as president of Pennsylvania. Blindstamped with a seal in the lower right. In fine condition, with trimmed edges. The Constitutional Convention was taking place in Philadelphia at the time Franklin signed this document, and on this June 26th date the framers made two key decisions about the organization of the Senate: establishing the term of office of six years, and deciding upon the source of compensation for its members. Franklin’s inclination was to have senators draw no salary, forcing the chamber to be comprised only of America’s wealthy elite—certainly free of any ‘Bankrupts’ like the subject of this document. Despite fairly broad support, Franklin’s proposal failed, and it was decided that senators would be paid out of the national treasury. An excellent document from this momentous period of American history boasting a choice example of Franklin’s signature. Starting Bid $1000

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John Hancock commissions a veteran of Shays’ Rebellion as aide-de-camp to Maj. Gen. William Shepard

92. John Hancock Document Signed. Manuscript DS, signed “John Hancock,” one page, 12.5 x 7.75, August 1, 1789.

As governor of Massachusetts, Hancock appoints Samuel Buffington as “Aid de Camp to Major General William Shepard, Commander of the fourth Division of the militia in this Commonwealth comprehending the County of Hampshire…with the rank of Major.” Boldly signed in the left margin by Governor John Hancock, and countersigned by Secretary John Avery, Jr. The white paper seal affixed to the upper left remains intact. Mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 24.25 x 17.5. In fine condition. Buffington was serving under Shepard during Shays’ Rebellion of 1786-87, in which they had to defend Springfield against a rebel militia. Buffington, commanding a company of light horse under Shepard’s command, directly confronted Shays during his march to the Springfield Armory. In the exchange, Buffington warned Shays that Shepard would defend the Arsenal by means of force. Shays continued to advance, and Shepard first fired warning shots over the heads of Shays’ men, followed by grape shot fired by two cannons. The rebel advance was halted when four Shaysites were killed and 20 were wounded. A typed transcript of Buffington’s deposition on the subject is included. Starting Bid $500

93. Francis Hopkinson and Nicholas Gilman Document Signed. Revolutionary War-dated partly-printed DS, signed “F. Hopkinson” and “Nich. Gilman,” one page, 8 x 3.75, June 12, 1780. Desirable bill of exchange, in part: “At Thirty Days Sight of this Third Bill, First, Second, and Fourth not paid, pay to Elias Hasket Derby or Order, Thirty-six Dollars, in One Hundred and Eighty Livres Tournois, for Interest due on Money borrowed by the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by Hopkinson as treasurer of loans and countersigned by Nicholas Gilman as commissioner of the Continental Loan-Office of New Hampshire. Inlaid into a scrapbook page. In fine condition, with some light creasing and soiling. Hopkinson signed the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey, while Gilman served in the Continental Army and signed the Constitution as a delegate from New Hampshire. Starting Bid $200

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94. Philip Livingston Document Signed. Signer of the Declaration of

Independence from New York (1716-1778). Manuscript DS, signed “Phil. Livingston,” one page, 7.75 x 12.5, March 13, 1765. Accounting document headed “Sales of 48 pipes Madeira Wine Received from on board The Brig. Ranger Capt. Derby, for Acct: Mr. Richard Derby,” tallying up the payments of various buyers, amounting to a total of £2025. Boldly signed at the conclusion by Livingston. In very good to fine condition, with scattered stains, edge tears, and splitting to the folds. Starting Bid $200

Rare handwritten letter from ‘The Chancellor’ to John Armstrong, Jr.— “I would not change my situation with any emperor or King in Europe”

95. Robert R. Livingston Autograph Letter Signed.. ALS signed “Rob. R. Livingston,” one page both sides, 8.5 x 10.5,

December 1, 1810. Handwritten letter to “Gen’l John Armstrong,” upon his return from his post as minister to France. In part: “I should have written to congratulate you on your safe return had I not been in daily expectation of seeing you here…I have not learned whether you intend to reside among us, as I much hope, or as I have heard intimated that you only intend to grant one scene of political warfare for another. Of the two Paris or Washington I think I should have preferred the first as more peaceable, & less turbulent. But you are young enough, & brave enough to face the storm, & I hope will be able to weather in either clime…from the candor of politics & party disputes there I would not change my situation with any emperor or King in Europe & I feel grateful to those who are willing to take the helm.” In very good to fine condition, with a small puncture to the first letter of the signature, and a bit of loss to one corner and to the integral address leaf. Starting Bid $200

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A rare signature of Thomas Lynch, Jr.

96. Thomas Lynch, Jr. Signature. Exceedingly rare ink signature, “Lynch,” on an off-white 1.75 x .75 slip, expertly mounted

to a display sheet with an affixed handwritten letter of provenance from noted collector and historian Lyman C. Draper, in full: “This ‘Lynch’ signature was discovered & obtained since the printing of the Essay on the Autographs of the Signers, clipped from Vol. IV Swift’s Works, Lond. 1766, preserved in the family of a sister of T. Lynch, Jr. & is guaranteed to be genuine.” Doublematted and framed with an engraved portrait (featuring a facsimile signature) to an overall size of 15.5 x 18.75. In fine condition. Lyman C. Draper (1815-1891), Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, obtained a collection of clipped Lynch signatures from a descendant of Lynch between 1889 and 1891, the year of his death. Among these were a series of clipped signatures from the title pages of an eighteen-volume Works of Swift, apparently purchased by the young Lynch when he was a law student in England from 1766 to 1770. With the rise of autograph collecting in nineteenth-century America, one of the first areas of specialization was Signers of the Declaration of Independence. Apart from the Signers’ central role in American history and the unusual significance of their autographs—after all, writing their names is what ensured their immortality—obtaining all 56 represented a goal that, with a little determination, could be achieved by a resourceful collector. It quickly became evident, however, that there were two notorious ‘stoppers’ among the Signers: Button Gwinnett and Thomas Lynch, Jr. It is not entirely clear who is rarer—while Gwinnett was generally thought to be the rarest of all signers, recent studies have proclaimed Lynch as the scarcer of the two. This is an unusually bold, well-preserved example of Lynch’s signature. Starting Bid $2500

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Very rare real estate letter by the ailing John Witherspoon

97. John Witherspoon Letter Signed. Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1723–1794), who served as an influential president of Princeton University and went on to sign the Articles of Confederation. Rare LS signed “Jno. Witherspoon,” one page both sides, 6 x 12.5, August 29, 1794. Letter concerning some potential real estate transactions toward the end of his life. From his country estate, “Tusculum,” outside Princeton, he opines on plots and prices, in part: “I have wrote you formerly on this subject and therefore shall only say in a few words that…the good land in general must be located many years ago so that what remains comprises of two kinds of lands quite sandy and barren & some small corners and intervals between other settlements the laying warrants upon which would be attended with so much difficulty and danger of law suits that it is better to take the warrant price for them which is commonly given by the adjacent proprietors.” In fine condition, with professionally repaired paper loss to the left edge. Accompanied by a handsome custom-made finely bound quarter leather case. In his 1995 reference History Comes to Life, Kenneth Rendell places Witherspoon’s autograph material into the ‘very rare’ category among the signers of the Declaration. Starting Bid $1000

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American Politicians and Leaders Secretary of the Treasury Hamilton distributes “sea letters” to protect neutral American vessels as war erupts in Europe

98. Alexander Hamilton Letter Signed as Treasury Secretary. LS as Secretary of the Treasury, signed “A. Hamilton,” one page, 7.75 x 10, May 16, 1793. Treasury Department circular letter to Stephen Smith, collector at Machias, Maine. In full: “Two copies of sea letters are herewith sent you. If there should be a probability of your wanting more, you will lose no time in notifying it to the Collector of Boston, who will be furnished with large parcels and instructed from this office to distribute them among the several collectors of your state as circumstances may require. A greater number would accompany this than do were they prepared, but this is not the case—great delay in getting them ready for transmission is unavoidable.” Expertly archivally mounted, matted, and framed under Tru-Vue Optium UV Acrylic with a color portrait to an overall size of 21.5 x 17. In fine condition, with light toning and some light edge wear. These sea letters were meant to protect neutral American vessels from interference by warring European powers. Printed in three languages—English, French, and Dutch—the sea letters were signed by President George Washington and Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, then sent to the collectors of the ports for distribution. There, each letter would be filled out with the name of the vessel and its commander, the nature of its cargo, and the bulk of the ship. The urgency of the present letter—sending two copies of the prepared sea letters, with instructions for obtaining more—demonstrates the importance that Hamilton placed upon the matter. Starting Bid $1500

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Historic 1804 certificate “relative to the Estate of Alexander Hamilton, deceased”

99. Alexander Hamilton Estate Document. Significant partly-printed document concerning the estate of Alexander Hamilton, one page, 6.5 x 5.75, November 29, 1804. Marked as certificate “No. 145,” in full: “Certificate to Rufus King for a Share in the Trust intended in a certain Writing of this date, relative to the Estate of Alexander Hamilton, deceased; and this Certificate to be assignable, and to be receivable on Sales of the Estate by Trustees, as a payment of Two Hundred Dollars: the Dividends, however, if any, which may have been paid on the Share, being first deducted.” Signed at the conclusion by trustees Gouverneur Morris, Rufus King, Egbert Benson, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., and Charles Wilkes. Mounted, matted, and framed with engraved portraits of Hamilton and King, as well as a descriptive caption, to an overall size of 24.5 x 15.25. In fine condition. Hamilton died on July 12, 1804, after being mortally wounded in his legendary and dramatic duel with rival politician Aaron Burr. He left a complicated will with many large bequests for which there existed insufficient assets. A group of his friends— Gouverneur Morris, Rufus King, Egbert Benson, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., and Charles Wilkes—established a trust, aimed not only at conserving the estate, but enlarging it to support his family. Starting Bid $500

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Governor Patrick Henry provides for Virginia’s disabled heroes of the Revolution

100. Patrick Henry Document Signed. DS as Governor, signed “P. Henry,” one page, 6.5 x 8.25, October 20, 1785. Broadside issued from the Virginia Council Chamber to the clerks of the county courts, respecting the pensions for disabled veterans of the Revolution. In part: “I have caused an accurate list of them to be struck off, and do herewith forward one to you, that thereby you may see in what proportion they add to the burthen of taxes...I need not undertake to prove the good that will result from a strict examination into the conditions of the Pensioners, and making proper and punctual returns thereof to the Executive, nothing being more evident than the advantage of lessening the public debt. I could wish to have a return as soon as possible after the receipt hereof, and that afterwards you make returns punctually in months of April and May annually, as directed by the act of October, 1782, concerning Pensioners. In these returns it will be well to specify who are dead, and the intermarriage of widows.” Boldly signed at the conclusion by Governor Patrick Henry. Archivally mounted, matted, and framed under Tru-Vue Museum Glass with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 20.25 x 16. In very good to fine condition, with professional repairs (and possible complete backing) to repair areas of paper loss, and of separation to the central vertical fold. Starting Bid $500

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Activists and Leaders “As a son of Africa, I am deeply interested in all the problems & movements related to the Negro Race” 101. Alexander Crummell Autograph Letter Signed.

Pioneering African-American minister, abolitionist, academic, and African nationalist (1819–1898) who lived and worked in Liberia for two decades before returning to the United States; W. E. B. Du Bois paid tribute to Crummell in a memorable essay collected in his 1903 book, The Souls of Black Folk. ALS signed “Alex Crummell,” one page both sides, 5 x 7.75, July 8, 1892. Handwritten letter to Rev. Joseph E. Roy, in part: “As a son of Africa, I am deeply interested in all the problems & movements related to the Negro Race. I am glad that there will be a ‘conference,’ at the ‘World’s Fair,’ pertaining to the Great Continent of Africa; & it will give me pleasure to prepare a paper upon the topic which you have assigned me: ‘The Relation of Africa to the Holy Scriptures.’” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

102. Helen Keller Signed Photograph. Exquisite vintage

matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Keller touching a relief sculpture tile, signed and inscribed in pencil, “With affectionate greetings to Richard P. Wunder, whose bright letter has made us friends, Helen Keller, January 1939.” In fine to very fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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103. Martin Luther King, Jr. Signature. Bold ballpoint signature and inscription, “To Chuck, With Best Wishes, Martin Luther King,” on a blue 5.5 x 4.5 album page, annotated along the top by the collector: “8 June 1965 Cleveland Hopkins Airport.” In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200


Poignant Mandela ‘freedom’ portrait inscribed to the original Newsweek photographer 104. Nelson Mandela Signed Photographic Print.

Large color semi-glossy 12.5 x 16.5 photographic print of Nelson Mandela raising a fist following his release from Victor Verster Prison on February 11, 1990, signed and inscribed in black felt tip to Mark Peters, the photographer who captured this iconic image—”To Mark, best wishes, N. Mandela, 10. 7. 2000.” The print is affixed to a same-size piece of foamcore, with the reverse signed in black ballpoint by Peters. In fine condition, with two tiny surface dents in the upper left corner. Accompanied by a detailed signed certificate of authenticity from Peters, who recounts how he came to take the first published photograph of Mandela as a free man. A powerful association piece inscribed to the very man who captured this historic moment. Starting Bid $500

105. Nelson Mandela Signed Ballot. Uncommon color 6.75 x 12 ballot for the 1994 Republic of South Africa general elections, signed near his image in blue felt tip, “N. Mandela, 15.10.99.” In very fine condition. Mandela became the country’s first black chief executive when his African National Congress won a sweeping victory in the South African general election of 1994. Starting Bid $200

106. Nelson Mandela Signed Photograph. Glossy 8.25 x 11.75 photo of Mandela in his youth, signed in black felt tip, “N. Mandela, 5.8.99.” In fine condition, with one small surface crease in Mandela’s hair. Starting Bid $200

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107. Maria Montessori Signed Photograph. Italian physician and education theorist (1870-1952) who devised the innovative approach to early childhood learning that bears her name. Uncommon vintage matte-finish 6.5 x 9 photo of the revered educator in a fine coat, neatly signed in fountain pen, “Maria Montessori.” In very good to fine condition, with two creases to the upper right corner, and slight silvering to the perimeter. Starting Bid $200

109. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi Autograph Letter Signed. Swiss educational reformer (1746–1827) whose

theories laid the foundation of modern elementary education. ALS in German, signed “Pestalozzi,” one page, 4.75 x 7.5, February 27, 1795. Untranslated handwritten letter by the great Swiss pedagogue. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

108. Florence Nightingale Autograph Letter Signed. ALS in pencil, signed “F. Nightingale,” one page both sides, 7

x 4.5, March 25, 1882. Handwritten letter to English lawyer Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert, in part: “I am so ill & overworked that I am unable to see any one without an appointment: & I can only see one person at a time. I fear it would be almost impossible to Mr. Ilbert with his pressing engagements to make an appointment. But I would gladly make one…I would put off any other appointment.” In fine condition, with a rusty circular paperclip impression to the edge. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Nightingale’s hand and signed in the lower left corner, “F. Nightingale, 30/3/82.” Starting Bid $200

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Businessmen

110. Jeff Bezos Signed Magazine. Time Magazine

‘Person of the Year’ issue from December 27, 1999, 186 pages, 8 x 10.5, which features Jeff Bezos smiling on the front cover, his head resting in packing peanuts next to a pair of books and a hanging computer mouse, signed vertically in black felt tip, “Customers rule!—Jeff Bezos.” In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, postmarked January 31, 2000. Starting Bid $200

112. Max Factor Signed Photograph. Polish businessman (1872-1938) who largely developed the modern cosmetics industry as founder of Max Factor & Company. Rare pearlfinish 8 x 10 three-quarter-length portrait of Factor, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Pauline King, with best regards, Max Factor.” In fine condition. This is the only Max Factor autograph we have ever offered. Starting Bid $200

Citroen underscores the “special conditions” for C6 cars rented to French government officials

111. Andre Citroen Typed Letter Signed. French industrialist (1878–

1935) best remembered for the make of car bearing his name. TLS in French, one page, 8 x 10, personal letterhead, July 27, 1932. Letter to Raymond Patenotre, in part: “I take the liberty of drawing your attention to the report which was given to me and according to which the C-6 car that I rented you (under the very special conditions, you know, that I give to the Ministers), would be used only by Members of your Cabinet....these special conditions are obviously only made for ministers alone. Would you therefore be so kind as to examine whether you could not put an end to this state of affairs by using our car yourself as often as possible.” In fine condition, with a crease to the lower left corner, and several rusty paperclip impressions. Accompanied by a draft of Patenotre’s response. Starting Bid $200

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Scientists and Inventors

113. Louis Agassiz Autograph Letter Signed. Eminent and versatile Swiss-born American zoologist and geologist (1807–1873) who carried out much of his research as a longtime faculty member at Harvard, where he was also instrumental in building the university’s enviable natural history collection. ALS in French, signed “L. Agassiz,” one page, 8.5 x 10.5, no date. Handwritten letter from the “Glacier de l’Aar” in the Bernese Alps, where he built a hut—the ‘Hôtel des Neuchâtelois’—to conduct his scientific observations of the glacier. He acknowledges with gratitude some of the very nice visitors he received there. In very good to fine condition, with scattered light foxing, and wear and staining to the right edge. In 1847, Agassiz published his Système glaciaire, in which he thoroughly discussed the chief phenomena of glaciers. Starting Bid $200

114. Alexander Graham Bell Typed Letter Signed. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, personal letterhead, May 5, 1916. Letter to Arthur Irving Martin, in full: “I have just returned from Charleston, S.C. and find your very kind appreciation of me, in verse, awaiting me here. It pleases me to know that you are interested in my work, and I thank you for this graceful expression which you have written.” In fine condition, with scattered light creasing. Starting Bid $200

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Handwritten letter by Robert Brown on “the Specimens of Orchidea belonging to the Banksian Herbarium” 115. Robert Brown Autograph Letter Signed. Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist (1773–1858) whose pioneering use of the microscope led to valuable contributions in his field, including the observation of Brownian motion. ALS signed “R. Brown,” one page, 7.25 x 9, September 19, 1831. Handwritten letter to botanist John Lindley of the Horticultural Society, in part: “I have to acquaint you that the Specimens of Orchidea belonging to the Banksian Herbarium which I stated in my answer to your letter of the 6th of last month respecting this Family of Plants, were not then accessible, are now put into the same state as those you have already seen and may theretofore be examined by you on any Tuesday or Thursday within the hours mentioned in my in my answer to your Letter.” In fine condition. Shortly before his death, Joseph Banks bequeathed his herbarium to his librarian Robert Brown on the condition that it would become the property of the British Museum on Brown’s death. Brown transferred the collection to the museum in 1827 and was appointed Keeper of the Banksian Botanical Collection, charged with overseeing the specimens for the rest of his life. Starting Bid $200

Curie seeks out radioactive material: “Unfortunately, the minerals near the author are too rare for us to use in the creation of radium”

116. Pierre Curie Autograph Letter Signed. French physicist (1859–1906) best known for his pioneering investigation of radioactivity, who shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Curie. ALS in French, signed “P. Curie,” one page, 5.25 x 8.5, Faculte des Sciences de Paris letterhead, February 25, 1905. Fascinating handwritten letter to a gentleman, in part (translated): “The information that you have given to me, which I gratefully thank you for, has shown me that the uranium samples near the author have been known for quite some time. Unfortunately, the minerals near the author are too rare for us to use in the creation of radium. We have recently discovered pyromorphite containing radium in the author’s region (in Issy l’Eveque), which was most likely left by radioactive water. We were able to examine this radium source and gather some decigrams of the product.” In fine condition, with a small stain to the top edge. Starting Bid $300

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Dalton reviews a rustic cottage whilst herb-collecting on the English coast

117. John Dalton Autograph Letter Signed. English chemist, meteorologist, and physicist (1766-1844) best known for

his pioneering work in the development of modern atomic theory. ALS, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.25 x 9, October 6, 1795. Handwritten letter to an “Esteemed Friend,” providing an intriguing review of a rustic cottage and enumerating the many plants he was able to collect on a journey through Cumbria, England. In small part: “When I got there, the good woman of the cottage came out to meet me & show me the well. I tasted the water, & observed it was saline. ‘Aye,’ says a little artless girl, her daughter, standing by, ‘it is saltier now than it should be.’ ‘Whist! cannot thou hold thy tongue,’ returns the mother in a low & rebuking tone, turning her face from me to the child. I made no farther enquiry, since it was evident from this, that art had assisted nature in preparing these medicinal waters...The room was everything—I never saw rusticity in greater perfection...I saw some samphire growing upon the rocks, but could not attain it; the convolvulus saepinum grows on the hedges....The atropa is very plentiful upon the coast.” He goes on to list the Latin names of several plants that he was able to obtain. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

118. Charles Darwin Autograph Note Signed. ANS signed

“C. D.,” one page on a 4.75 x 3 postcard, postmarked 1873. Handwritten note by Charles Darwin to American abolitionist and writer Moncure Conway, in full: “Many thanks for the book kindly sent, C. D., Down.” Addressed on the reverse in Darwin’s hand. In very good to fine condition, with mounting remnants to the address side of the postcard. Accompanied by an unsigned original cartede-visite portrait of Darwin by Barraud & Jerrard. Conway moved to London amidst the Civil War and lived in Europe for the rest of his life, traveling in intellectual circles; in addition to Darwin, he counted the likes of Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle, and Charles Lyell amongst his friends. Starting Bid $200

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Darwin on the Origin of Species: “My Book has been far more successful as yet, than I dreamed of”

119. Charles Darwin Autograph Letter Signed. ALS

signed “C. Darwin,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, January 29, [1860]. Handwritten letter to his former teacher, John Stevens Henslow, in part: “The measles has gone like wild-fire through the house, but we are now quit of it. We shall be delighted to see you here, whenever you can spare the time…I shall be particularly glad to hear any of your objections to my views, when we meet. My Book has been far more successful as yet, than I dreamed of—The two last chapters are in my opinion the strongest.” In fine condition. Henslow was a friend and mentor to Charles Darwin, credited with inspiring his passion for natural history. When Henslow’s wife dissuaded him from accepting a position as naturalist to sail aboard the survey ship HMS Beagle during its two-year voyage to survey South America, he wrote to Captain Robert FitzRoy to recommend Darwin in his stead. Darwin would draw upon evidence collected on the famed Beagle expedition in developing his influential evolutionary theories posited in On the Origin of Species.

Upon the book’s publication on November 24, 1859, Darwin had his publisher, John Murray, forward a copy to Henslow. At that time, Darwin wrote to Henslow, ‘I fear…that you will not approve of your pupil in this case,’ but requested his thoughts on the work. Henslow indeed had reservations about Darwin’s evolutionary ideas, but respected the immediate and influential impact of On the Origin of Species. In a May 1860 letter to Joseph Dalton Hooker, Henslow admitted: ‘I do not disguise my own opinion that Darwin has pressed his hypothesis too far—but at the same time I assert my belief that his Book is (as Owen described it to me) the ‘Book of the Day.’’ Though much of the correspondence between Darwin and Henslow has been catalogued by the Darwin Correspondence Project, this letter appears to be unpublished. A remarkable autograph letter by Darwin alluding to the great success of his most important work. Starting Bid $500

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Handwritten letter from Darwin to his land agent while composing his essay The Descent Of Man 120. Charles Darwin Autograph Letter Signed. ALS signed “Ch. Darwin,” one page, 5 x 8, May 27, 1869. Handwritten letter to his land agent and financial advisor John Higgins, in part: “I beg leave to acknowledge the sum of £263-13-6 being half a year of rent I placed to my credit at the Union Bank.” Signed at the conclusion by Darwin over an affixed one-penny stamp. In very good to fine condition, with creasing to the bottom corners, and scattered staining affecting only appearance. This payment probably represents rent from Darwin’s farm in Beesby, and dates to the time he worked on his publication ‘The Descent of Man and, Selection in Relation to Sex.’ Catalogued by the Darwin Correspondence Project (D.C.P.) based at Cambridge library as no. 6759F. Starting Bid $500

122. Thomas Edison Signed Photograph. Fantastic vintage matte-finish 3.25 x 5.25 postcard photo of Edison seated in

his study in 1904, signed in the lower border in fountain pen with his iconic ‘umbrella’ signature, “Thos. A. Edison.” Impressively mounted, matted, and framed with ephemera including four blank stock certificates for various Edison concerns (the Storage Battery, Phonographs, Kinetophone, and Illuminating Company) and a 1936 Thomas A. Edison Industries document signed by several company officers (including his son, Charles Edison) to an overall size of 35 x 26. In fine condition, with light silvering along the edges of the photo. A great pose of the pioneering American inventor, handsomely displayed. Starting Bid $200

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123. Thomas Edison Signed Check. Edison Botonic

Research Corporation business check, 8.5 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed by Edison, “Thos. A. Edison,” payable to W. H. Hand for $40, July 12, 1928. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

124. Thomas Edison Autograph Notes Signed. Handwritten notes by Thomas Edison, signed with his initials, “T.A.E.,” on an off-white 7.25 x 3 lined sheet. In part: “Wind it up & turn over, Ford to Benny…Records to #21—to 62, Salvaged as far as can after cleaning, Only those lean label & OK on drop tests.” Double-matted and framed with a colorized portrait to an overall size of 11.75 x 15. In fine condition, with uniform toning. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA. Starting Bid $200

Jacobi portrait of Einstein from 1942 125. Albert Einstein Signed Photograph.

Vintage glossy 5 x 7 photo of Albert Einstein by Lotte Jacobi, showing him in a half-length pose wearing a leather jacket and holding a pipe, signed in the lower border in ink, “A. Einstein, 1942.” In fine condition. Accompanied by a second unsigned photo of the same image. A noted female portraitist who photographed many of the 20th century’s most famous men and women, Jacobi was descended from a long line of photographers—her great-grandfather having learned the craft from the inventor of photography himself, Louis Daguerre. Opposed to the rigid portraiture technique that characterized the photography studio of her time, Jacobi enjoyed bringing the studio to the subject, capturing them at ease in informal settings. Starting Bid $1000

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Einstein comments on his instant fame in 1920 “At night I dream I am burning in hell and the postman is the devil and is continually screaming at me, hurling a fresh bundle of letters at my head because I still haven’t answered the old ones” 127. Albert Einstein Autograph Letter Signed. Important ALS in German, signed “Einstein,” one page, 8.75 x 11, February 2, 1920. Handwritten letter to fellow physicist Ludwig Hopf, commenting on his newfound fame brought about by the experimental confirmation of gravitational light deflection. In full (translated): “Saying no truly never was my strength. But in the predicament in which I find myself now, I am slowly learning. Since the influx of newspaper articles, I am being so terribly deluged with inquiries, invitations, and requests that at night I dream I am burning in hell and the postman is the devil and is continually screaming at me, hurling a fresh bundle of letters at my head because I still haven’t answered the old ones. Added to that, I have my fatally ill mother here at home as a result of the ‘momentous times’ must attend countless meetings, etc.—in short, I am nothing but a bunch of pitiful reflex motions. So, mercy and pity, that’s all I am asking. I am not lecturing at Zurich anymore, partly because I cannot leave here, partly because physics there is so superbly represented that my schoolteaching has become absolutely superfluous

over there. So please pacify Sommerfeld by giving him a faithful rendition of my truly pitiable situation (resplendent misery) and accept my cordial regards.” In fine condition, with small old tape stains at the ends of the central horizontal fold. The text of this letter is found in The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Volume 9: The Berlin Years: Correspondence, January 1919-April 1920, and is referenced in Walter Isaacson’s biography of the genius. The first tests of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity were performed by Sir Arthur Eddington during the total solar eclipse of May 29, 1919. His observations of the gravitational deflection of light offered the first experimental proof of Einstein’s groundbreaking theory. Widespread newspaper coverage of these results—commented on in the present letter—led to worldwide fame for Einstein and his theories, and he received the Nobel Prize in 1921. A remarkable and insightful letter by Einstein on his overnight celebrity and its effects on his life and work. Starting Bid $1000

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Important autograph letter on the mathematics of a new Unified Field Theory 130. Albert Einstein Autograph Letter Signed. ALS

in German, signed “A. E.,” three pages on two sheets, 8.5 x 11, May 28, 1950. Lengthy and detailed handwritten letter to his former assistant, the German-American mathematician Ernst G. Straus. Seeking to expand General Relativity into a “Generalized Theory of Gravitation” (as a basis from which the electromagnetic field equations can be derived), Einstein is here wrestling with the problem of finding Bianchi Identities that support a consistent theory of asymmetric fields. (Bianchi Identities are of relevance for both Riemann and Einstein tensors and essentially force the covariant divergence of the Einstein tensor to be 0.) In this highly technical letter to his former assistant, E. G. Straus, Einstein indicates that he is looking for “a complete choice of coordinates”; and he here provides a formula that “corresponds exhaustively to the content of Bianchi Identities” and which he thinks “can be applied to any vector density with an identical vanishing divergence.” The letter suggests, however, that the effort is still a workin-process: Einstein here admitting to a previous “mistake, which I had made owing to an erroneous consideration of the Bianchi Identities” and pointing at the “ticklish issue” of Straus’ example which cannot be resolved to an identity. In fine to very fine condition.

At the time of this letter’s composition (1950), Einstein was at work on his final version of Unified Field Theory, which explored the use of asymmetric tensor components in equations. In his initial papers (1945-46) on this final version of UFT, Einstein attempted to determine the asymmetric equations by using “a variational principle in close analogy to the symmetric case.” But Einstein subsequently took a new approach to the problem in his 1950 paper “The Bianchi Identities in the Generalized Theory of Gravitation,” Einstein there affirming that “In the theory of symmetric fields there is a second method of ensuring the compatibility of the field-equations (Rik = 0). We must have four identities connecting the equations. These can be derived by contracting the Bianchi Identities which hold for the curvature tensor.” The present letter extends and develops the thinking Einstein articulated in this important 1950 paper. Einstein letters of this caliber rarely appear on the market. The content is entirely mathematical in nature, and the letter itself has the appearance of a Unified Field Theory manuscript. This letter is both formally unpublished and unknown to scholarship. Starting Bid $5000

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A 1945 study of spacetime curvature, handwritten by Einstein for his article ‘A Generalization of the Relativistic Theory of Gravitation’ 128. Albert Einstein Handwritten Scientific Manuscript. Important scientific manuscript written in the hand of Albert

Einstein in German, unsigned, one page, 8.5 x 11, no date circa 1945. A draft variant of page 9 of the manuscript of ‘Auf die Theorie metrischer komplexer Raume gegründete Feldtheorie’ (‘A Field Theory Based on the Theory of Complex Metric Spaces’), the initial version of the article ‘A Generalization of the Relativistic Theory of Gravitation,’ published in Annals of Mathematics, Vol. 46 (Oct. 1945), pp. 578-584. Headed “Krümmung [Curvature],” the piece concludes (translated): “This tensor seems to me to be excellent above all other tensors to be formed in S4. We want to take a closer look at it.” In differential geometry, the Einstein tensor, also known as the trace-reversed Ricci tensor, is used to express the curvature of a pseudo-Riemannian manifold. In general relativity, it occurs in the Einstein field equations for gravitation that describe spacetime curvature in a manner that is consistent with conservation of energy and momentum. In fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA. Starting Bid $1000

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Classic portrait of Einstein signed in 1947, plus rare candids with negatives 129. Albert Einstein Signed Photograph with (5) Candids. Highly appealing vintage matte-finish 5 x 7 portrait of

Einstein relaxing in a sweater, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Mr. & Mrs. Maynard, Albert Einstein 1947.” In very good to fine condition, with slight brushing to the ink, a light diagonal crease passing between Einstein’s last name and the date, and light silvering to the perimeter of the image. Accompanied by a telegram from Einstein to “Mr. and Mrs. Lester Maynard,” May 31, 1946, in full: “Hearty wishes for a happy life to the young couple and greetings for the families”; a telegram from “Aunt Helen,” apparently Helen Dukas, Einstein’s longtime secretary; five original candid photographs of Einstein, four of which include the original negatives; and a matte-finish portrait of Einstein by Philippe Halsman. Starting Bid $1000

Einstein allows the use of “passages mentioned from my work in your book” 131. Albert Einstein Typed Letter Signed. TLS signed “A.

Einstein,” one page, 8.5 x 11, personal Princeton, New Jersey letterhead, February 20, 1939. Letter to author and schoolteacher Peter F. Wiener, granting him permission to cite a quotation in a publication, German with Tears. In full (translated): “I would like to agree that you quote the passages mentioned from my work in your book. With great respect.” In fine condition, with one small file hole to the upper left corner. Accompanied by a letter of provenance stating that the consignor’s father was presented with this letter by Wiener in the late 1940s. Starting Bid $300

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132. Michael Faraday Autograph Letter Signed. British physicist and chemist (1791–1867) best known for his development of the first dynamo and the discovery of electromagnetic induction. ALS signed “M. Faraday,” one page, 4.5 x 5, embossed Royal Institution of Great Britain letterhead, December 19, 1861. Handwritten letter to “W. Bowman,” in full: “I return you Mr. Cooke’s certificate signed—with great pleasure.” In fine condition, with light irregular toning. Accompanied by an engraved portrait. Starting Bid $200

“The apparatus has arrived”—Faraday receives equipment for his last experiments 133. Michael Faraday Autograph Letter Signed. ALS

signed “M. Faraday,” one page, 4.5 x 7, March 26, 1861. Handwritten letter to “Renee,” commenting on an apparatus received from the Bavarian physicist and inventor Carl August von Steinheil, who specialized in optics and telegraphy. In part: “I have received Steinheil’s note & bill (which I enclose) also the apparatus has arrived…if I knew how much 137 fl. were I would send you the money with this note. If you cannot pay for me can you tell me the sum to pay & how I am to pay it and let me have the bill & note again that I may write to him.” In very good to fine condition, with stains and wrinkles to the corners from old mounting remnants on the reverse. In diary entries made between November 25, 1861 and March 12, 1862, Faraday recorded his experiments with Steinheil’s apparatus—these are thought to be the last scientific experiments he ever conducted. Starting Bid $200

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Fermi’s analysis of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity

134. Enrico Fermi Signed Galley Proof. Important corrected galley proof of “Le Masse Nella Teoria della Relativita [The Masses in The Theory of Relativity],” signed at the conclusion in ink by its author, “Dott. E. Fermi,” two pages, 7.5 x 11, [October 1922]. Fermi signs a corrected galley proof of his analysis of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, which refers to the famous mass-energy equivalence equation E = mc2 and anticipates the atomic bomb. In part (translated): “The tremendous conceptual importance of the theory of relativity as a contribution to a more profound understanding of the relationship between space and time…has diverted the attention from another of its conclusions…The conclusion to which we allude above is the discovery of the relationship between the mass of a body and its energy. The mass of a body according to the theory of relativity is equal to the total energy divided by the square of the velocity of light. Even a superficial examination reveals to us…the importance of the relationship between mass and energy. The relationship between mass and energy brings us, without any doubt, to staggering figures. For example, if one could succeed in setting free all the energy contained in one gram of matter, one would obtain an energy greater than that produced during three years of uninterrupted functioning of a 1,000 horsepower motor…It will be said, with reason, that for

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the foreseeable future, it does not seem possible that a way will be found to set free this frightening quantity of energy. Of course, this is something we should not wish for, because the explosion of such an overwhelming total of energy would have the immediate effect of shattering to smithereens whatever physicist was unlucky enough to produce it.” In fine condition. An immensely significant paper signed by Fermi at the age of 21, just months after earning his doctorate in physics from the University of Pisa. Einstein had introduced the concept of mass-energy equivalence during his ‘annus mirabilis’ in 1905, and had fully developed the General Theory of Relativity by 1916. Its experimental proof in 1919 made Einstein an overnight celebrity, and his theories were brought to the forefront of modern science. Here, Fermi astutely recognizes the importance of the relationship between mass and energy, and examines the way that such energy might be unleashed. Fermi would dedicate his career to that question, creating the world’s first nuclear reactor (the Chicago Pile-1), and developing the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project under Oppenheimer. A museum-quality piece signed by Fermi at the outset of his celebrated career in physics. Starting Bid $2500


Fulton offers a “comparative view of an engine and hand labour in making cables,” estimating cost savings for the French Navy

135. Robert Fulton Autograph Manuscript Signed. AMS signed “Robert Fulton,” four pages on two adjoining sheets,

5 x 8.25, March 7, 1799. Handwritten manuscript headed “Comparative view of an engine and hand labour in making cables,” estimating the amount of time and money saved by his technological innovations. In part: “Suppose by the spinning engine one man produces as much yarn as 20 this would reduce the work of spinning from 500 days to 25. 300 days labour seems to be allowed for laying the cable…In order to make the first rope of the able 4 men could certainly put the spools into the engine in one hour. As three such ropes are required, the labour would be 3 hours. The spools must then be put in the engine and the movements of the engine altered for cabling for this two hours are sufficient which together makes 5 hours work for 4 men but for contingencies estimate this at 4 days work. Hence the labour would stand thus; for spinning 25 days, for cabling 4 days, total 29 days instead of 300…the 300 days would incur an expense of 1200 Livres. Whereas my 29 days is but 49 Livres…By the same mode of calculations if the manual labour of the cordage for the Navy of France costs 3 millions per year, 2,333,3337 Livres may be saved.” In very good to fine condition, with a small clipped off area, and associated slice to the bottom of the hinge. Though perhaps best known for his invention of the steamboat, Fulton also developed naval weaponry for several nations—namely France, England, and America. His contributions in this realm included some of the world’s earliest naval torpedoes for use by the British Royal Navy, and the Nautilus submarine under a grant from Napoleon. In this instance, he aims to use his engine to support cost savings for the French Navy. Starting Bid $300

137. Werner Heisenberg Signed Photograph. German theoretical physicist (1901–1976) awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in physics for the creation of quantum mechanics. Uncommon matte-finish 4.25 x 6.5 photo of Heisenberg, signed in the lower border in blue ink. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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Incredibly rare letter by the Gray’s Anatomy author, lobbying for “the Office of Examiner in Anatomy & Physiology at the University of London”

136. Henry Gray Autograph Letter Signed. Exceedingly rare ALS signed “Henry Gray,” one page both sides, 4.5 x 7, no date. Handwritten letter to English botanist and taxonomist Maxwell T. Masters, written from his home at “8 Wilton Street.” In part: “I am a candidate for the Office of Examiner in Anatomy & Physiology at the University of London, & I write to ask you to give me what assistance you can in obtaining the office…Candidates are not allowed either directly or indirectly to ask for any vote, but there is no objection to their friends sending a statement of their qualifications to any member of the Senate. I believe all the Examiners for Medicine, Anatomy, &C are recommended by a Committee of the Senate which consist of the Medical members of the Senate.” In fine condition, with a rusty circular paperclip impression to the top. Still considered the ‘doctors’ bible,’ few textbooks have had the same lasting impact on medicine and popular culture as Gray’s Anatomy, first published in London in 1858. The author’s early death from smallpox at the age of 34 has rendered his autograph virtually unobtainable— this is the first example we have ever encountered. This letter’s excellent content, seeking a post as examiner in Anatomy & Physiology, makes it even more desirable. Starting Bid $300

“The idea of the German Panorama is conceived with intelligence and artistically directed” 138. Alexander von Humboldt Autograph Letter Signed. German naturalist

and explorer (1769–1859) who wrote Kosmos, a massive five-volume study which attempted to unify the various branches of man’s knowledge. ALS in German, one page, 5.25 x 8.25, no date. Handwritten letter to “Monsieur Savoye,” care of the chief of the German Panorama, in part (translated): “The idea of the German Panorama is conceived with intelligence and artistically directed. Most kindly accept the expression of my most cordial thanks. It would be a pleasure to me to be able to repeat to you…how much I wish this noble undertaking godspeed.” In very good to fine condition, with overall wrinkling, staining to edges, and a mounting strip to the left side. Starting Bid $200

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139. Auguste Lumiere Letter Signed. Inventor of

photographic equipment (1862–1954) who, with his brother Louis, patented the cinematograph and produced the first-ever motion picture in 1894. LS in French, one page, 8.5 x 10.5, fabulously illustrated Antoine Lumiere & Fils letterhead, April 13, 1892. Untranslated letter to Maurice Lhuillier in Chartres. In fine condition, with small binding holes along the left edge. Starting Bid $200

141. Elie Metchnikoff Autograph Letter Signed. Russian biologist and zoologist (1845–1916) best known for his pioneering research into the immune system, for which he was awarded the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Untranslated ALS in French, one page, 4.25 x 5.5, postmarked December 11, 1905. Addressed from the Pasteur Institute, a handwritten letter to Monsieur Mariani. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

140. Marcello Malpighi Autograph Letter Signed. Italian doctor (1628–1694) who gave his name to several physiological features and played an important part in the discovery of the microscope and study of human physiology. ALS in Latin, signed “Marcellus Malpighius,” one page, 7.75 x 5.25, August 29, 1691. Handwritten letter, in part (translated): “I, Professor of Medicine…award to Giorgio Baglioni of Naples, this Medical Certificate of completion, and in good faith and with my own hand place my signature thereto.” In fine condition, with two small holes affecting nothing. Starting Bid $200

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Elon Musk as a tough-grading TA in 1995— two rare UPenn papers marked up and graded by the future Tesla CEO

142. Elon Musk Annotated and Initialed Coursework. Two pieces

of coursework annotated and initialed by Elon Musk as a teaching assistant in an entrepreneurship class (MGMT 231) taught by Myles Bass at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1995. The first, classic UPenn written exam booklet with nine pages filled out, is graded and initialed by Musk on the front cover in red ink, “73, EM.” Throughout, he checks off key points made in the exam, striking off points for incorrect or inaccurate answers. In one instance, where the student defines “Exit Strategy” as “a viable way to end operations if shit hits the fan,” Musk writes, “graphic,” and deducts two points.

The second piece, a five-page case study on the topic of Ruth Owades’ mail-order specialty gardening tool idea, is graded and initialed on the first page in red ink by Musk, “8 1/2, EM.” Musk simply checks off the critical points made throughout the paper, abstaining from comment. In fine condition. Accompanied by a full letters of authenticity from PSA/DNA for both signed items. Accompanied by the original course syllabus, listing Musk as one of two teaching assistants, and a detailed letter of provenance from the consignor. Musk’s autograph is rare in any form, and the early date and connection with his alma mater—he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in economics and physics in 1997—make this collection truly unique and remarkable. Starting Bid $300

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Rare handwritten document by Alfred Nobel, directing dynamite production in Italy

143. Alfred Nobel Autograph Document Signed. Important partially handwritten and twice-signed document in French, signed “Alfred Nobel” and “A. Nobel,” one page both sides, 8.25 x 10.75, January 24, 1873, in which Nobel gives permission for the production of dynamite in Italy. The agreement entails that a company (“anonymous Italian society for the production of dynamite”) is to be founded, in which Alfred Nobel will receive 1,200 shareholdings, while the other shall receive 340 shareholdings. Nobel concludes by clarifying that this agreement does not, in any way, restrict the Nobel patent for the dynamite. The first page and a half, written in another hand, concerns the shares of the company. The concluding portion, written in Nobel’s hand (the first portion in ink over pencil), in full (translated): “Good for three hundred and forty dividend shares of the anonymous Italian Dynamite Society against the twelve hundred shares assigned to me by the Society’s action on January 24, 1873. Alfred Nobel, P.S. It is understood that my signature under this letter and on the action of the Society today in no way grants the right to Mr. Carstens and Mr. Boardmann to file for a patent of an invention that was mine, whether on their own or via a proxy. A. Nobel.” In fine condition, with a crease to the lower right corner, and a light stain at the bottom of the hinge. Starting Bid $1000

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144. Robert Oppenheimer Signature. Uncommon ball-

point signature, “Robert Oppenheimer,” on an off-white 8.25 x 5.75 card, also signed by his wife, “Katherine Oppenheimer” and signed in fountain pen by a Nobel Peace Prize winner, “Dominique Pire.” A clipped magazine photo of the three together is affixed above the signatures. In fine condition, with wrinkling to the image. An interesting, unique trio of autographs. Starting Bid $200

Pasteur comments on the vaccination of swine in an autograph postscript

145. Louis Pasteur Letter Signed. LS in French, signed “L. Pasteur,” one page both sides, 8.5 x 10.75, October 7, [1883].

Untranslated letter to “Monsieur Mancuer,” with six lines in Pasteur’s hand on the reverse commenting on the vaccination of swine. In very good to fine condition, with scattered staining, two small chips to the left edge, and a short split to the end of the horizontal fold. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. In 1882, Pasteur sent his assistant Louis Thuillier to southern France because of an epidemic of swine erysipelas, commonly called ‘diamond skin disease.’ Thuillier identified the bacillus that caused the disease in March 1883. Pasteur and Thuillier increased the bacillus’s virulence after passing it through pigeons, then passed it through rabbits, weakening it and obtaining a vaccine. Starting Bid $200

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“I have to emphasize that the assumption c = constant is absolutely incompatible with the new Abraham theory”

146. Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Max Abraham’s Theory of Gravitation (February 14, 1912). ALS

in German, signed “M. Planck,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, February 14, 1912. Handwritten letter to Dr. Ludwik Silberstein, discussing his former Ph.D. student Max Abraham’s 1912 theory of gravitation—a precursor to Einstein’s general theory of relativity, the theory of gravity as spacetime geometry. In part (translated): “First and above all, I have to emphasize that the assumption c = constant is absolutely incompatible with the new Abraham theory, and that all consequences to be drawn from this assumption have no binding value within the framework of this theory. The transformation formulas x’=γ(x-βct),.... of the usual theory of relativity therefore also have no general significance in the Abraham theory. They contradict invariance (with respect to ‘Lorentz transformation’) of degree and of degree Φ, which is postulated in the Abraham theory. The place of those transformation formulas, therefore, must be taken by other, more general ones, perhaps dx’=γ(dx-βcdt),...From a general perspective, therefore, Abraham’s conclusions cannot be maintained in connection with the elementary law of gravitation. However, this does not exclude the possibility that, especially in the case of slow movements and in weak fields, c can be considered as constant to a high degree of approximation, and consequently that many conclusions of the usual theory of relativity appear as approximate theorems of the new theory. This must nevertheless be specially investigated in every case. Perhaps the results obtained by Abraham can then also be upheld in this approximated sense. Little can be said about this in advance. If I have understood Abraham correctly, this is also his opinion with regard to the significance of his elementary law of gravitation.” In fine condition, with partial edge splitting to central horizontal fold. Starting Bid $200

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Poincare’s 41-page handwritten draft of a scientific paper on “the Kinetic Theory of Gases”

147. Henri Poincare Autograph Manuscript Signed. French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher of science (1854-1912) who famously formulated the ‘Poincare Conjecture,’ which went unsolved for nearly a century. Handwritten scientific manuscript in French, titled and signed by Henri Poincare, “Sur la Théorie Cinétique des Gaz par H. Poincare,” totaling 41 pages, circa 1894. Published in Volume 5 of the Revue Générale des Sciences Pures et Appliquées (1894), the paper contains Poincare’s detailed exposition of Maxwell’s kinetic theory of gases, written for the benefit of the French scientific community. Poincare observes that the French are far less familiar with Maxwell’s ideas than their British counterparts (“cette théorie a été beaucoup moins cultivée par les physiciens francais que par les anglais”). James C. Maxwell, along with Rudolf Clausius, had been responsible for establishing the complex kinetic theory of gases in the 1860s, which even thirty years later were still being debated by the likes of Lord Kelvin. Poincare notes Kelvin’s unspecified “objection” to Maxwell’s theory in the first paragraph of this paper. The draft has approximately 100 small corrections, emendations or excisions, and printer’s pencil marks throughout. In very good to fine condition, with scattered soiling, chipped edges, and small professional repairs, including silking to the back of the final page. Accompanied by a photocopy of the paper as printed in the Revue Générale. Provenance: The Harvey Plotnick Library of Quantum Physics, Christie’s, 3 October 2002. Starting Bid $1000

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Rare 1896 handwritten letter by Nikola Tesla, just five days before illuminating the city of Buffalo 148. Nikola Tesla Autograph Letter Signed.

ALS signed “N. Tesla,” one page, 8.5 x 11, November 11, 1896. Handwritten letter to “Mr. Adams,” in full: “I have thought that it is better to forward the papers to your home so that you may eventually look over them on your way down town. There is no error of importance only I have made a few insignificant changes or additions.” In fine condition, with splitting to the ends of the two mailing folds. Accompanied by a 1973 letter from the Heritage Bookshop in Hollywood, offering the Tesla letter for sale. It seems likely that Tesla wrote this letter to Edward Dean Adams, the president of Niagara Falls Hydraulic Power and Manufacturing Company which built the first hydroelectric power plants—designed by Tesla—in Niagara Falls, New York. Just five days after this date, at midnight on November 16, 1896, the power plant underwent its first test transfer of electrical power. By the flip of a switch, the Adams Power Plant Transformer House went online and power began to flow into homes nearby in Buffalo. It marked a signal moment in Tesla’s quest to illuminate the world. Starting Bid $500

149. Nikola Tesla High Frequency Current Converter Patent Lithograph. Original patent lithograph for Nikola

Tesla’s “Apparatus for Producing Currents of High Frequency” one page, 7 x 10.75, June 8, 1897. The diagram features views of the device from multiple angles. Marked at the bottom: “The Norris Peters Co., Photo-Litho, Washington, D.C.” Includes the printed United States Patent Office specification sheet, two pages on one sheet, which describes the invention as an “improvement in the apparatus for the conversion of electrical currents of ordinary character—such, for instance, as are obtainable from the mains of municipal electric light and power systems and either continuous or alternating—into currents of very high frequency and potential.” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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Rare handwritten letter from Alfred Russel Wallace to Charles Darwin

150. Alfred Wallace Autograph Letter Signed. British naturalist, explorer, and

biologist (1823–1913) best known for proposing a theory of natural selection which prompted Charles Darwin to publish his own. ALS signed “Alfred R. Wallace,” one page, 4.5 x 7, November 24, 1881. Handwritten letter to Charles Darwin, “My dear Darwin,” in full: “Godalming, or Frith Hill, Godalming, is quite sufficient address for a Railway parcel—but it is as well to put via Guildford as it is on another line. Many thanks for the trouble of sending the book. We are quite well & hope you are the same.” In fine condition. The last letter from Darwin to Wallace recorded by the University of Cambridge’s Darwin Correspondence Project, dated November 23, 1881, passes on a spare copy of The Life, Letters and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, edited by Katharine M. Lyell. This unrecorded letter is evidently Wallace’s reply. Starting Bid $200

Lengthy handwritten letter by James Watt on a vexing Spanish steam-engine project 151. James Watt Autograph Letter Signed.

Large and lengthy ALS signed “Boulton & Watt,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 10 x 15.5, October 21, 1793. Handwritten letter to the London merchant Fermin de Tastet, concerning the myriad problems encountered while constructing a steam enginepowered sawmill at the docks in Cadiz. Watt’s firm of Boulton & Watt had sold a ‘sun and planet’ steam engine through Fermin de Tastet for the project. Watt first discusses the complaints and observations of engine erector James Murdock, the brother important Boulton & Watt employee William Murdock (inventor of the oscillating cylinder steam engine, gas lighting, and the the pneumatic tube message system), who would be dismissed in 1795 for financial misconduct while at Cadiz. He then discusses the situation of his son, James Watt, Jr., who had recently been denounced in the British parliament for his support of the Jacobins amidst the French Revolution. A manuscript copy of Murdock’s letter is written opposite the address leaf. In fine condition, with some scattered staining and a rusty circular paperclip impression to the edge. Starting Bid $300

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Intellectuals The Rosetta Stone translator writes to one of his fiercest rivals: “I send you the first published part of my ‘Egyptian Pantheon’” 155. Jean Francois Champollion Autograph Letter Signed. French scholar (1790-1832) who published the first

translation of the Rosetta Stone hieroglyphs in 1822. Rare ALS in French, signed “J. F. Champollion, Le jeune,” one page, 7 x 8.5, April 12, 1823. Letter to the famous German linguist Julius Heinrich Klaproth (1783-1835) in Paris. Translated in full: “Sir I accept with pleasure the exchange you were kind to propose and I send you the first published part of my ‘Egyptian Pantheon.’ The others will be sent to you as they will appear in print. I will be very flattered if they meet with your approval. Please accept the expression of the high consideration in which you are kept by your humble servant.” Reverse of second integral page bears an address panel in another hand, as well as docketing. In fine condition, with scattered light foxing. Neither the first nor the following parts of Champollion’s masterwork met with Klaproth’s approval, who criticized the French scholar’s work in his own book published four years later: ‘Letter on the Discovery of Hieroglyphs.’ A very important exchange between the claimant of a major discovery and his main disbeliever. Starting Bid $500

On a film adaptation of his work— “My mind doesn’t function along these modern ways, but I could imagine that a fertile and dramatising mind could get the necessary kick out of my peculiar way of looking at things” 156. Carl Jung Typed Letter Signed. TLS signed “C. G. Jung,” one page, 8.25 x 11.75, personal letterhead, February 1, 1949. Letter to P. M. Shankland from Short Film Production on a film adaptation of his Essays on Contemporary Events, in part: “My mind doesn’t function along these modern ways, but I could imagine that a fertile and dramatising mind could get the necessary kick out of my peculiar way of looking at things.” In fine condition, with some tiny stains, and three files, along the left edge. Starting Bid $300

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Rare handwritten letter by Thomas Paine, interceding with the president of the Bank of North America on behalf of his best friend 158. Thomas Paine Autograph Letter Signed. Rare ALS, signed “Thomas Paine,” one page, 8.5 x 13, March 20, 1787. Handwritten letter to Thomas Willing, seeking a financial favor for his best friend, Col. Joseph Kirkbride. In full: “A very intimate friend of mine Col. Kirkbride, has a Bond of Mr. Rich’d Penn for about £1000—he has a present occasion for 400, for 6 or 7 months—His landed Estate is in Pennsylvania—he called on me this morning and mentioned these with other circumstances to me, accompanied with a wish, that if it was convenient to me whether I could accommodate him with that sum for that time, I acquainted him with the manner in which what money I had would be dispersed of, which puts it out of my power to oblige him. My desire to serve him on any occasion induces me to mention this circumstance to you—I believe it is not regularly within the line of business done in the Bank—but as he can deposit real security to a great deal more amount, it would give me much pleasure to be the means of promoting his convenience—I intended waiting on you this Evening on this occasion, but as I cannot I must defer it until the morning.” In fine condition.

The recipient of this letter, Thomas Willing, formerly a mayor of Philadelphia, was at this time president of the Bank of North America—the first bank chartered by the Continental Congress. Paine was an important supporter of the Bank, and stood by Willing during the political struggle over its recharter. In this instance, it seems that Paine’s lifelong friend, Col. Joseph Kirkbride, faced a misfortune associated with the end of the Revolution: he held a bond with Richard Penn, the Loyalist governor of Pennsylvania, who was then living in London. Financial obligations with American Loyalists were in an ambiguous state after the conclusion of the Treaty of Paris because of disputes over two of its provisions: the clause requiring the British to compensate for slaves who ran away to British lines, and the clause requiring states to compensate for lands and properties confiscated from Loyalists. Ultimately, Penn would be allowed compensation by the US government for the loss of his proprietary rights in Pennsylvania. Starting Bid $2500

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The 24-year-old “Fritz Nietzsche” writes to his childhood pal upon taking a professorship in Basel:“You learn to neglect your most sacred duties, friendship”

157. Friedrich Nietzsche Autograph Letter Signed. Extremely rare ALS in German, signed “Fritz Nietzsche,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.25 x 8.25, July 4, 1869. Letter to his childhood friend Wilhelm Pinder, in part (translated): “The first sign of life that you receive from me from Basel is a birthday letter. You can see the demoralizing influence of such an office: you learn to neglect your most sacred duties, friendship. Today, however, when a look at the calendar made it clear to me the injustice I had committed, I was urged to ask you for absolution, which of course I would have preferred to ask you personally, considering that solemn Rutiscene [a magnificent mountain on the lakes near Lucerne] on the Naumberg pavement and that one there gives mutual promise to meet as soon as possible in Basel for the purpose of a good breakfast and other serious things…I should think that after the storms and excitement of your profession, you should often have a longing to have a rest in an alpine valley away from murderers and other rascals…You always have to tell me such plans first, because I am now for all my friends the Alpine Guide, who will receive them at the Swiss border and who will be happy to present this new fatherland with its beauties.” In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Nietzsche’s hand and bearing his complete monogrammed wax seal (“F. N.”) on the reverse. Letters by Nietzsche are incredibly rare and highly sought after. Starting Bid $5000

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Religious

160. Thubten Choekyi Nyima, 9th Panchen Lama Signature. Ninth Panchen Lama of Tibet (1883–1917) who first discovered and identified the 14th Dalai Lama. Extremely rare vintage ink signature of Thubten Choekyi Nyima, 9th Panchen Lama on an off-white 2.25 x 1.25 card, affixed to a 7 x 8.5 mount, with portrait affixed above. On the left side of the mount is an original circa 1945 photograph of Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, with handwritten caption affixed below. In fine condition. Starting Bid $300

World Leaders and Politicians

161. Simon Bolivar Letter Signed. LS in Spanish, signed

“Bolivar,” one page, 7.25 x 9, October 17, 1888. Letter to Baptis Irvine, agent of the United States in Venezuela, in part (translated): “I have the honor of returning you the note you had the goodness to address to me, of the 19th inst. If at the time of receiving it I could have inspected that you had neither changed to tone or subject, I would have returned it unopened, because the discussion of the captures being terminated on my part, I neither can nor ought admit any communication concerning them.” He advises that further communications on the matter be directed through the secretary of state. A manuscript translation to English has been penned on the reverse. In fine condition, with scattered light foxing, and overall silking. In 1818, Baptis Irvine was sent on a special mission to negotiate with Bolivar over the capture by Venezuela of two American merchant ships: the State Department desired restitution of the vessels and their property. His reports back to the State Department were significant, as he was the only American to have extensive personal contact and correspondence with the ‘Great Liberator.’ Starting Bid $300

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Counsel from Churchill to the young Queen on her public declaration of faith 162. Winston Churchill Typed Letter Signed to Queen Elizabeth II. Third-person TLS from Prime Minister Winston

Churchill to Elizabeth II prior to her accession to the throne on February 6, 1952, one page, 7.5 x 9.5, written on Queen Elizabeth’s embossed personal stationery. The letter, in full: “In 1937 His late Majesty was advised to make this Declaration omitting the words ‘of my Realm’ on the ground that they did not take account of the independent status of the Dominions which had been affirmed by the Statue of Westminster. Mr. Churchill considers that on the present occasion Your Majesty would do well to follow the precedent established by King George VI. Mr. Churchill feels that Your Majesty will Yourself wish to decide to use the title ‘Elizabeth’ or ‘Elizabeth the Second’ in the opening words of the Declaration.” Signed boldly at the conclusion by the prime minister, “And with humble duty remains, Yr Majesty’s faithful & devoted servant, Winston S. Churchill.” In very good to fine condition, with a few light stains, a single file hole, and a paperclip impression to the left edge. A historic message of counsel from Churchill to the new Queen of the United Kingdom. Starting Bid $300

164. Winston Churchill Signature.

163. Winston Churchill Signature. Ink signature, “Winston S. Churchill,” on an off-white 5.25 x 6.75 sheet of RMS Queen Mary letterhead. In fine condition, with a small end split to the central horizontal fold. Starting Bid $200 60 |

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Bold ink signature, “Winston S. Churchill,” on an off-white 3.5 x 1 sheet, which is matted and framed with a large glossy photo to an overall size of 11.75 x 18.5. In fine condition, with a small, light stain touching the first letter of the signature. Starting Bid $200


165. Winston Churchill: First Edition Set of The Second World War, Volumes I-VI. Complete first edition book set: The

Second World War, Volumes I-VI. All first edition, first printing. London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1948-1954. Unsigned. Hardcovers with dust jackets, 6 x 8.5. Overall book condition: VG/VG, with scattered foxing to textblock edges, minor toning and a few nicks to dust jacket edges, and spines darkened. As Britain’s prime minister for most of the Second World War, Winston Churchill had an unparalleled perspective on the conflict. After leaving office in 1945, he produced this remarkable account, which holds a very high place in the ranks of nonfiction books of the 20th century. The comprehensive series was a major success in both Great Britain and the United States, and was largely responsible for his being awarded the 1953 Nobel Prize for Literature ‘for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values.’ Starting Bid $200

Churchill and King George appoint a new Secretary of State for Scotland 166. Winston Churchill and King George VI Document Signed. World War II-dated DS, signed by the prime minister,

“Winston S. Churchill,” and the king, “App’d GRI,” one page, 6.75 x 8.75, 10 Downing Street letterhead, May 25, 1945. In full: “Mr. Churchill, with his humble duty to The King, has the honour to recommend that the Earl of Rosebery, D.S.O., M.C., be sworn of Your Majesty’s most honourable Privy Council on his appointment as Secretary of State for Scotland.” Matted to an overall size of 11 x 14.25. In fine condition. Starting Bid $300

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Rare Ho Chi Minh portrait presented to a French Resistance patriot in 1946 167. Ho Chi Minh Signed Photograph. Extremely rare vintage matte-finish 7 x 9.5 photo of Ho Chi Minh, signed and inscribed in fountain pen to the French Resistant activist Jean Pierre-Bloch, “A Pierre Bloch, Salut fraternel, Ho Chi Minh, 9.46.” Affixed to a slightly larger mount and in fine condition, with some fading to the handwriting. In 1946, Ho Chi Minh, president of the Republic of Vietnam, made an official visit to France to discuss future relations between France and Indo-China. For six weeks from August to September, he stayed at the home of Raymond Aubrac, a leader of the French Resistance during the Second World War who was close to PierreBloch. Many of the French Resistance fighters felt and shared similar revolutionary ideals with Ho Chi Minh, making them natural allies. Starting Bid $500

Khrushchev and Kaganovich reference “collective farms” during Stalin’s reign 168. Nikita Khrushchev Document Signed. DS in Cyrillic, one page, 7.5

x 10.25, October 7, 1947. Soviet Ukraine document concerning collective farms and state grain procurements, in part (loosely translated): “To increase the safety grain procurements you must take more specific measures, both for each and all districts—by collective farms. You shall not allow the demagnetization of both yourselves and your cadres, and you shall demonstrate a really Bolshevik correct line of behavior during the struggle for the successful completion by Ukraine of the State grain procurements plan.” Signed at the conclusion by Nikita Khrushchev, and countersigned by Lazar Kaganovich. In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, and a brush to the end of Khrushchev’s signature. Starting Bid $200

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Royalty Scarce letter by John Dudley to his nemesis Michael Stanhope, rebuking him for mishandling naval matters for the King 169. John Dudley Letter Signed. English general, admiral, and

politician (1504–1553) who led the government of the young King Edward VI from 1550 until 1553, infamous for his scheme to enthrone his daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey; his titles included Viscount Lisle, Earl of Warwick, and 1st Duke of Northumberland. LS signed “John Lisle,” one page both sides, 8 x 12.25, March 6, [c. 1542-1547]. Letter from Alnwick Castle to Michael Stanhope, reprimanding him for mishandling the King’s business in Hull, in particular for having paid out sums which were already paid, including the charges of the ships pressed into His Majesty’s service at Hull. He provides instructions in order to rectify the mistakes, informing Stanhope that the ships he has sent are to be discharged: “Albeit by reason of yll weyther, they have byn so long uppon the Sees that moche of yt, ys split and lytell worthe wherin the kinges mat[jest]ie shalbe a gret loser.” In very good to fine condition, with overall soiling, and partial separation along the hinge. The recipient of this letter, Michael Stanhope, was an influential courtier and Dudley’s arch-rival. In 1552, Stanhope was beheaded on Tower Hill, having been convicted of conspiring to assassinate Dudley and others. A rare letter by the powerful protector of the ‘boy king’ Edward VI. Provenance: The Spiro Family Collection, Part I, Christie’s London, King Street, 3 December 2003. Starting Bid $200

171. King James II Letter Signed. LS signed “Your affectionate friend, James,”

one page, 8.25 x 11.75, August 24, 1663. Letter to the Earl of Teviot, as Lord High Admiral. In part: “I am informed that Major Fairbourne hath leave from you for four months absent from his charge at Tanger. I direct…that you would add two moths time more to it.” In very good to fine condition, with creasing, soiling, toning, and seal-related paper loss to the integral address leaf. Accompanied by an engraved portrait of the king. King Charles II acquired the Moroccan city of Tangier as part of the dowry when he married the Portuguese infanta Catherine, and occupied the critical north African port with English troops. Andrew Rutherford, 1st Earl of Teviot, was a Scottish soldier sent to North Africa in 1663 to serve as governor of Tangier; he was ambushed and killed in the Battle of Tangier in 1664. Starting Bid $200

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Excessively rare soldiers’ pay document signed by the ‘Boy King,’ Edward VI

170. King Edward VI Document Signed. King of England and Ireland 1547 until his death in 1553, who took the throne

at the age of nine: during his reign, the realm was governed by a regency council due to his young age. When he fell sick with a terminal illness at age 15, a succession plan was drawn up to prevent the country’s return to Catholicism, resulting in the eventual proclamation of Lady Jane Grey as queen. Rare vellum manuscript DS, signed “Edward,” one page, 11 x 8.5, May 24, [1547]. Document commanding Richard Bonnye to deliver £3,000 to Sir Thomas Grey, Treasurer of Berwick, for the payment of fees and wages of the officers and soldiers of the town. Signed at the head by King Edward VI (“Edward”), and countersigned at the conclusion by Lord Protector Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (“E. Somerset”) and others. The paper seal affixed at center remains partially intact. In very good to fine condition, with creasing, soiling, pin holes along the bottom, a small diamond-shaped hole to the left margin, and some damage to the seal. Because of his young age and early death, King Edward VI’s autograph takes a place among the rarest of all English royalty. This is just the second Edward VI document we have ever offered. Provenance: Sotheby’s, 27 June 1977. Starting Bid $1000

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172. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Signed Christmas Card. Royal Christmas and New Year’s card from 1956, with a gilt-embossed crown on the front, measuring 13.75 x 9.75 open, featuring a wonderful photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip posing with their two young children on the deck of the HMY Britannia, signed in fountain pen, “Elizabeth R., 1956” and “Philip.” In very good to fine condition, with scattered foxing, heaviest to the front of the card. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA. Starting Bid $200

Titanic

173. Titanic Floor Tile. Original floral-pattern floor tile

manufactured for use in the first class smoking room onboard Titanic, measuring 12 x 12, nicely mounted and framed with an image of the smoking room to an overall size of 18 x 27.5. In fine condition. After workers finished laying the smoking room floor, the leftover tiles were used to tile the floors of various executive offices at the Harland & Wolff Shipyards, including the office of Titanic’s builder Mr. Thomas Andrews. In the early 1970s when Harland and Wolff was renovating their office space, a few of the remaining Titanic tiles were taken up and released for sale. Starting Bid $200

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Explorers

174. Roald Amundsen Signed Photograph. Norwegian explorer (1872–1928) who navigated the Northwest Passage, fixed the position of the North Magnetic Pole, and was the first to reach the South Pole. Uncommon vintage glossy 8 x 10 press photo of Amundsen’s ship, neatly signed across the top in fountain pen. In fine condition, with light edge rippling, and three clipped corner tips. Starting Bid $200

175. James Bruce Autograph Letter Signed. Scottish traveller and travel writer (1730–1794) who spent more than a dozen years in North Africa and Ethiopia, and falsely claimed to be the first European to trace the origins of the Blue Nile. ALS, one page both sides, 7.5 x 8.75, October 22, 1789. Handwritten letter to bookseller George Robinson on London’s Paternoster Row, published of his five-volume ‘Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile,’ published in 1790. In part: “I have sent you what I think should be about the contents of the advertisement in the papers you will certainly have people about you who can arrange it in the proper form for the papers. The only rule I think is to…leave some parts unmentioned that they may rise upon the reader.” In very good to fine condition, with light staining and soiling, minor repairs to loss along the edge, and a small edge split to central horizontal fold. Starting Bid $300

Rare financial document signed by the lost French voyager 176. Jean-Francois de Galaupe, comte de Laperouse Document Signed. French Naval officer and explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania

(1741–c. 1788). Rare manuscript DS in French, signed “Laperouse,” one page, 6 x 4, August 19, 1781. Financial document, in part (translated): “I beg Mr. Green to give two dollars to the American people carrying this ticket.” Laperouse adds the penultimate line in his own hand. The reverse is endorsed with a statement that the monies were received. In fine condition, with a few light stains. Starting Bid $200

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American West

177. William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody Autograph Letter Signed. ALS signed “Uncle

Will,” one page, 8.5 x 11, colorful illustrated ‘Buffalo Bill’ and the 101 Ranch Shows letterhead, September 22, 1916. Handwritten letter to his niece, penned less than four months before his death, in part: “This six months or more of a daily grind. I can’t stand like I used to. I think we will close the season Nov. 4th. Then I go to Denver first to see May and Louie. Then out to Cody.” Cody adds a brief postscript. Matted to an overall size of 11 x 14. In fine condition, with light staining along the top edge, and slight brushing to the signature. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA. Starting Bid $200

Notorious Figures Lansky leverages insider knowledge of Nixon-era corruption: “Now with the exposure of Mitchel and Watergate would it not be a good time to expose Shapiro?” 178. Meyer Lansky Autograph Letter Signed.

ALS signed “Meyer,” one page both sides, 8.5 x 11, August 9, 1973. Handwritten letter with reference to Watergate and Big Oil, in part: “I just wanted to win this frame up and I’m sure it will be the same with the other one, most likely without a trial. They well know that I am innocent but they are afraid to let go now because it would be an admission of their guilt. I have to pay for it through the nose...Now with the exposure of Mitchel and Watergate would it not be a good time to expose Shapiro? We should quote his conversation with that lawyer from Haifa...I will try to do something from here to expose Shapiro and Berg…I’m sure you are aware of the letter from the President of Standard Oil to his stockholders about near East. I told you Israel cannot be complacent with our politicians, especially the one’s that are controlled by the oil interest.” In very good to fine condition, with toning to the left edge, and two file holes to the right edge. Starting Bid $200

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Murder trial hat worn by Bulow and presented to his Newport police bodyguard

179. Claus von Bulow Personally-Owned and -Worn 1982 Murder Trial Hat with Additional Provenance.

Controversial British socialite (1926–2019) who achieved worldwide notoriety when he was accused of attempting to murder his wealthy wife, Sunny von Bulow, with an insulin injection that left her in a coma for nearly 28 years until her death in 2008. The case and its surrounding fallout inspired the 1990 film Reversal of Fortune, for which Jeremy Irons won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Bulow. Brown Homburg hat personally-owned and -worn by Claus von Bulow during his 1982 murder trial in Newport, Rhode Island, and, after which, he presented as a parting ‘thank you’ gift to Newport police officer Al Conti, who served as von Bulow’s personal bodyguard during the nine-week trial. Includes a framed ‘thank you’ presentation given to Conti for his protection services during the trial, signed and inscribed by von Bulow, “To Al, Claus von Bulow,” and by others. In overall fine condition, with fading to many of the insignificant signatures on the photo, but von Bulow’s remains bold. Accompanied by a photo of von Bulow wearing the hat outside the courtroom, as well as newspaper clippings related to von Bulow’s initial guilty charge and 30-year sentence, which features a short Boston Globe short article from the March 17th with the headline: “Von Bulow leaves his hat as the tip.” Starting Bid $200

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military

440. Robert Anderson Autograph Letter Signed. Union general

(1805-1871) in command of Fort Sumter who refused a formal demand for his surrender, leading to the bombardment of the fort and start of the Civil War. Civil War-dated ALS, one page, 3.75 x 6, January 18, 1862. Handwritten letter to A. T. Goodman of Cleveland, in full: “The four letters, you mention in your note of the 15th inst., as having been written, requesting my autograph, were never received.” In fine condition, with light soiling. Starting Bid $200

Rare 40˝ Confederate Signal Corps brass telescope 441. Confederate Signal Corps Telescope. Exceedingly rare Confederate Army Signal Corps four-tiered brass-bodied telescope, measuring 40˝ long at full extension with a 2.5˝ diameter objective lens, engraved near the eyepiece, “Signal Corps, C. S. A., No. 15,” and “Negretti & Zambra, Instrument Makers to Her Majesty, London.” In very good condition, with general wear from use, a cracked objective lens, various dents and dings, and some tarnishing. In 1864, the Confederate government contracted with well-known Negretti & Zambra to provide twenty-five telescopes to the Signal Corps. These were extremely high quality optical instruments for their time, providing an approximately 40x magnification with a range of fifteen miles. Very few of these Signal Corps telescopes are known extant and such instruments are of the utmost desirability. Starting Bid $300

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Choice twice-signed letter regarding a West Point professorship

442. Jefferson Davis Autograph Letter Signed Twice. Bold ALS signed twice, “Jeffer. Davis,” one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, August 26, 1856. Letter to John W. French, in part: “For the reasons set forth in the endorsement and a desire to save you from any annoyance I determined to send the application of Mr. Sprole to the Engt. bureau.” Signed below by Davis, who goes on to pen a copy of his endorsement: “The interest of the Academy being paramount it is deemed better that the application should be decided by the Superintendent than be left to the generosity and kindness of the Professor.” This is also signed at the conclusion. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

443. Robert E. Lee Signed Carte-de-Visite Photograph. Uncommon 2.25 x 3.5 carte-de-visite photo of Lee in formal attire, boldly signed in ink, “R. E. Lee.” Displayed in a hand-cut mat and framed to an overall size of 11.75 x 7.75, with a typed provenance note: “This picture was given to my grandmother Annis Adaline McCarty when she was a girl by Robert E. Lee. She was born October 1, 1829, the year Robert E. Lee graduated from West Point with honors. She married September 18, 1855 to Lewis Leander Poats, V.” In very good condition, with fading to the image and clear tape over most of the signature. Starting Bid $300

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444. William T. Sherman TwiceSigned Photograph. Exceptional 4.25

x 6.5 cabinet portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman in uniform with his arms folded in impatience, signed in black ink, “W. T. Sherman, General, 1888.” Sherman adds his signature and an inscription on the back, “To Colonel W. B. Henderson, Dubuque, Iowa, with compliments of W. T. Sherman, General—New York, Aug. 14, 1888.” Published by the Otto Sarony Studio of New York. In fine condition, with an old tape stain to the upper left corner. Accompanied by a Sarony cabinet portrait of Francis B. Spinola, who has signed and inscribed below, “Gen. F. B. Spinola to his friend Gen. Henderson.” Starting Bid $200

445. Felix Zollicoffer Signed Photograph. Confeder-

ate brigadier general (1812-1862) who was killed in action at the Battle of Mill Springs, making him the first Confederate general to die in the Western Theater. Rare 2.5 x 4 carte-devisite photo bearing an artistic portrait of Felix Zollicoffer in his military uniform, signed in ink, “Zollicoffer.” Published by Fisher & Denison of Baltimore, Maryland. In fine condition, with scattered faint foxing. Our first signed photo of Zollicoffer. Starting Bid $200

446. Georges Guynemer Signed Photograph. The second highest-scoring French fighter ace (1894–1917 MIA) who tallied 54 victories during World War I, and was a French national hero at the time of his death at the young age of 22. Very rare vintage sepia matte-finish 3 x 3 lightweight photo of Georges Guynemer posing in his military uniform next to another gentleman, both of whom are standing in front of a pair of biplane fighter aircraft, signed in fountain pen, “15 mars 17, G. Guynemer.” In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, and a diagonal crease to the lower right. The first item we have ever offered signed by Guynemer; this photo was autographed a little less than six months before he went missing and was presumed dead. Starting Bid $200’

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447. Iwo Jima: Joe Rosenthal Signed Photograph. Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Rosenthal posing next to the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington County, Virginia, signed and inscribed in the lower border in black ballpoint, “Best wishes to Marc Conkling, from Joe Rosenthal.” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

448. Douglas MacArthur Signed Photograph. Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 close-up military portrait, signed in fountain pen, “Douglas MacArthur, Tokyo-1947.” In very good to fine condition, with a light central vertical crease passing through MacArthur’s face. Starting Bid $200

449. World War II: Bernard J. Jensen’s B-17 ‘Skippy’ A-2 Bomber Jacket. A WWII USAAF 8th Air Force B-17

(42-3329) A-2 bomber jacket belonging to Corporal Bernard J. Jensen, tailgunner on ‘Skippy’ (390th Bombardment Group, 570th Bomb Squadron), a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress whose crew were forced to bale out when the aircraft’s number one engine caught fire en route to Romilly-sur-Seine, France, on February 5, 1944; the ‘Skippy’ crashed in Salehurst, East Sussex, England. The jacket, size 36, was made by J. A. Dubow Mfg. Co. of Chicago, IL, and is stamped with the contract number. The inner collar is stamped and the left chest bears hand-painted calligraphic script, “B. J. Jensen.” The back is prominently embellished with the aircraft name in blue and white paint, “SKIPPY,” and a cluster of 30 yellow bombs and a single white parachutist, signifying his 30 flown missions and his safe and successful bale out. The condition of the exterior leather is a blend of being both supple and slightly rigid, with scattered marks, fading, and some flaking to front, back, and sleeves; the cuffs and hem feature some tears, small holes, and fraying; and the inner liner contains tears to collar section and right armpit; the paint to front and back is worn but still quite colorful and presentable. Starting Bid $200

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450. World War II: Lawrence Hall’s USAAF 8th Air Force A-2 Flight Jacket. A WWII USAAF 8th Air

Force A-2 flight jacket belonging to Sergeant Lawrence Hall. This attractive dark brown leather, issue jacket with russet-brown elastique hem and cuffs has a single, original Talon front zipper with collar snaps, and a hook and eye fastener at the throat. The jacket, size 38, was made by J. A. Dubow Mfg. Co. of Chicago, IL, and has the one-piece label peculiar to Dubow jackets made under the W535 AC 27798 contract. The inner collar is stamped with Hall’s name, and the left chest bears a leather name patch, “SGT. Lawrence Hall,” between hand-painted Air Force wings and calligraphic script, “Larry Hall.” The exterior leather is still supple with scattered marks to front and back, as well to the sleeves, which bears light creases to backs of forearms; the cuffs and hem feature some tears, small holes, and fraying; and the inner liner, which may need to be replaced or professionally serviced, is scattered with mold spots from prior water damage and dampstaining. Starting Bid $200

451. André Masséna Document Signed. Military com-

mander (1758–1817) during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, who was named as one of Napoleon’s original 18 Marshals of the Empire; Napoleon referred to Masséna as ‘the greatest name of my Military Empire.’ Manuscript DS in French, signed “Massena,” one page, 8.25 x 12.75, January 24, 1800. Untranslated letter signed by Massena as commander of the French Army of Italy. In very good to fine condition, with some creasing to corners and paper loss to left margin. Starting Bid $200

452. Napoleon Autograph Endorsement Signed. Untranslated autograph endorsement signed “Bonaparte,” penned at the top of a partial ‘Republique Francaise’ document, 8 x 5.25, Ventose (February) 27, 1802. In very good to fine condition, with two areas of loss along the bottom edge, and a tiny edge tear above the endorsement. Starting Bid $200

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aviation

519. Charles Kingsford Smith Signed Photograph. Australian aviator (1897–1935)

who made the first trans-Pacific flight from the United States to Australia. After setting off from Allahabad, India on the second leg of an attempt at the England-Australia record in 1935, his plane went missing over the Bay of Bengal and he was presumed dead. Vintage glossy 7 x 9 photo of the aviator in front of his famed plane the Lady Southern Cross, signed and inscribed in fountain pen to the manager of Los Angeles Municipal Airport, “Cheerio to Dick Barnitz, from C. Kingsford Smith.” In fine condition. Accompanied by an original vintage glossy 9 x 7 press photo of the Lady Southern Cross being taken in for repairs upon landing in Hawaii in 1934. Kingsford Smith made the first eastward trans-Pacific flight from Australia to the United States on the Lady Southern Cross, and it is the plane in which he disappeared. Starting Bid $200

520. Orville Wright Signature. Neat fountain pen signature, “Orville Wright,” on an off-white 3.75 x 3 card, annotated along the bottom in another hand: “Dayton, 1.19.10.” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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Scarce 1908 French dinner menu signed by Wilbur Wright

521. Wilbur Wright Signed Menu. Menu created for a special “Diner de la Marmite” hosted for pioneering aviators on

November 20, 1908, measuring 15.75 x 11.75 open, neatly signed at the bottom in ink, “20 Nov. 1908, Wilbur Wright.” The printed text makes note of several of the attending luminaries, including Ernest Archdeacon, Louis Bleriot, Leon Delagrange, Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe, Robert Esnault-Pelterie, Henry de La Vaulx, and Wilbur Wright. In fine condition, with three vertical folds, and a small stain to the bottom edge. Wilbur Wright had traveled to France to host demonstration flights of the Wright Flyer, designed to prove his plane’s capabilities. On December 18, 1908, Wright flew his plane to an altitude of 115 meters (approximately 360 feet) and set a new altitude record. A few weeks later, on December 31st, he won the Michelin Prize of 20,000 francs for the longest flight of the year, which departed from Camp d’Auvours and lasted 2 hours, 18 minutes, and 53 seconds. Starting Bid $500

522. Wilbur Wright’s Flyer Original Photograph. Original vintage semi-glossy 9 x 6.75 photograph of the “Aeroplane de Wilbur Wright” at the 2e Exposition Internationale Aéronautique (Salon de l’Aviation), held October 15 to November 2, 1910 at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. Across the plane’s wings is a large panel listing its world records. Stamped on the reverse by photographer M. Rol of Paris. In very good to fine condition, with light overall creasing, and a repair to the lower left corner. Starting Bid $200

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Immensely desirable 1908 handwritten letters from the Wright Brothers, dating to their important demonstration flights in Europe and the States

523. Wilbur and Orville Wright (2) Autograph Letters Signed. Hugely desirable pairing of ALSs from legendary aviation brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright, both one page, similarly sized at 5.5 x 8.5 and 5.25 x 8.5, and addressed to engineer and businessman Hart O. Berg, a Flint and Company representative contracted to help manage the Wright Brothers’ business in Europe. Berg’s wife, Edith, became the first American woman to fly as a passenger in an airplane when she joined Wilbur for a two-minute and seven-second flight at Camp d’Auvours in Le Mans, France, on October 7, 1908. Orville’s letter, handwritten on blue Wrights Brothers letterhead, dated May 27, 1908, reads: “I herewith send the Weiler contract. It slipped my mind before we went to Kitty Hawk. I presume Wilbur is just arriving at Paris, and that he is giving you an account of our experiments. With kind regard to Mrs. Berg.” Wilbur’s letter, addressed from Le Mans on December 22, 1908, in full: “The enclosed letter from Hubert Haddon & Co., states that the Russian patent was filed on the 13/26 March 1904. The patent lawyer at Vienna had charge of the Austrian Patent and not the Russian. Thierry wishes to get Austrian papers.” Wilbur adds below, “(File Haddon’s Letter).” French patent agent Charles Thierry was the proxy for the Wright Brothers in 1908. Ostensibly half of the patent agency Mennons et Thierry, Thierry helped patent inventions made by Adolphe Francois Joseph Doutre, Preston Albert Watson, and, of course, the Wright brothers (Patent FR-1908-384124 and Patent FR-1908-384125). In overall fine condition. Starting Bid $1000

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space exploration

536. Neil Armstrong, Charles Conrad, and Jimmy Stewart Signed Aviation Hall of Fame Ticket. Dinner ticket for the 1980 Enshrinement Ceremonies at the Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio, on July 19, 1980, 4 x 2.25, signed on the reverse in ballpoint by three of its members: Apollo moonwalkers Neil Armstrong and Charles Conrad, and Academy Award-winning actor James Stewart. In very fine condition. Conrad was one of five aviators enshrined at this very event, while Armstrong became a member in 1979, and Stewart was posthumously inducted in 2009. Starting Bid $200

537. Mercury 7 Signed Photograph. Vintage matte-finish

9.25 x 7 photo of the original seven Mercury astronauts admiring a large rocket and capsule model, signed in the lower border in ink and ballpoint, “Alan B. Shepard, Jr.,” “Walter M. Schirra, Jr.,” “John H. Glenn, Jr.,” “Virgil I. Grissom,” “M. Scott Carpenter,” “Donald K. Slayton,” and “Leroy G. Cooper, Jr.,” with an unknown hand adding an inscription above: “Best wishes to M/Sgt. Henry Erben from the Astronauts.” In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, and a small area of light silvering to the top edge. Starting Bid $300

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Rarely seen combination of the full Apollo 11 crew and President Nixon 539. Apollo 11 and Richard Nixon Signed Photograph. Official color glossy 9.75 x 8 NASA

photo of President Nixon enjoying a laugh with the Apollo 11 crew as they peer out of their quarantine trailer following their historic lunar mission, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “Best wishes to John Jacob—Mike Collins” and “Neil Armstrong,” and in blue felt tip, “Buzz Aldrin” and “Richard Nixon.” Reverse bears purple NASA caption text and Kodak watermarks. In very good to fine condition, with a crease to the lower left corner, and two vertical bends passing through Armstrong’s image and signature. An amazing piece with the rarely seen combination of the full Apollo 11 crew and the president of the United States. Starting Bid $1000

538. Edward H. White II Signed Photograph.

Fantastic vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of White beside a plane during his Air Force days, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Judy, Best wishes, Edward H. White II, Capt. USAF.” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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540. Neil Armstrong Signed Program. Program sheet for an ‘Alumni Awards Luncheon’ held by the General Alumni Association of the University of Southern California on April 19, 1970, one page both sides, 6.25 x 9, signed in black ballpoint by Neil Armstrong, who’s listed below as the recipient of the Asa V. Call Achievement Award. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200


541. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Signature Display.

Two items: an ink signature, “Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11,” on an off-white 4.25 x 2 card; and an oversized official color 15.75 x 21.5 NASA photographic print of LMP Aldrin descending the ladder of the Lunar Module Eagle, signed in black ink, “Buzz Aldrin.” Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 22 x 28. In overall fine condition; framed backing bears an affixed “Apollo 11, Plate IV” caption sheet. Consignor notes that the photo derives from the collection of an early Disney / Epcot executive. Starting Bid $200

Greetings from an Apollo 17 moonwalker— “Best wishes from a SPS view of the world!”

542. Harrison Schmitt Signed Oversized Photograph. Uncommon oversized

official color semi-glossy 13.5 x 10.75 NASA photo of the Earth as viewed from outer space, affixed to the original 20 x 16 presentation mount, signed and inscribed on the mount in black ink, “To Marion and Si Manson, Many, many thanks and best wishes from a SPS view of the world! Jack Schmitt.” Reverse bears the stamped NASA catalog number: “AS 17 148 22727.” In very good to fine condition, with tack holes to the corners and top edge, and lightly mottled toning to the mount. Starting Bid $300

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art, architecture, and design Before his return to Tahiti, Gauguin lashes out at an important patron: “Already before my departure you were stupidly letting yourself be influenced by the little snake”

634. Paul Gauguin Autograph Letter Signed. ALS in French, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 6.75, no date but postmarked April 30, 1895. Handwritten letter to painter, art teacher, and collector Emile Schuffenecker, berating him for having listened to the “slander” of “the little snake,” presumably referring to Gauguin’s estranged wife Mette-Sophie Gad. He also makes reference to his “departure,” most likely his final departure from France for Tahiti, which would occur two months later in June 1895. In part (translated): “My dear Schuffenecker and poor invalid, Already before my departure you were stupidly letting yourself be influenced by the little snake. Today it is more serious. What will I respond to this slander? Nothing. Your request coming from any other person, I would send you to hell with sarcasms; from you, I suffer from it because it makes you suffer. As for Bernard, that is another thing. I must respond and I pray that you send him my letter, with or without commentary from you. If you read it closely you will understand (what you should have done before) the motive prompting Bernard to act as he did.” In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Gauguin’s hand. Starting Bid $1000

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Caillebotte to Monet, an impressionist correspondence 633. Gustave Caillebotte Autograph Letter Signed.

French painter (1848–1894) who was a member and patron of the Impressionists, although he painted in a more realistic manner than many others in the group. Caillebotte was noted for his early interest in photography as an art form. Desirable untranslated ALS in French, signed “G. Caillebotte,” one page, 4.25 x 5.5, March 30, 1887. Handwritten letter to his friend and fellow artist, the great impressionist painter Claude Monet. In fine condition. Caillebotte’s sizable allowance, along with the inheritance he received after the death of his father in 1874 and his mother in 1878, allowed him to paint without the pressure to sell his work. It also allowed him to help fund Impressionist exhibitions and support his fellow artists and friends—Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, and Camille Pissarro among others—by purchasing their works and, at least in the case of Monet, paying the rent for their studios. Starting Bid $200

635. Keith Haring Signed Postcard. Fantastic 4 x 6 postcard photo published by Art Unlimited Amsterdam, featuring a 1985 photo of Haring by Paul Blanca, signed in the lower border in black felt tip, “K. Haring.” In very fine condition. Accompanied by a folding ‘Playboy’ ornament designed by Haring, which features his facsimile signature. Starting Bid $200

636. Paul Klee Autograph Letter Signed. Important

Swiss-German artist (1879-1940) whose works incorporate a number of the most influential movements of the day, including Surrealism, Expressionism, and Cubism. ALS in German, signed “Klee,” one page both sides, 6.75 x 3.5, 1937. Untranslated handwritten letter by the noted artist. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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637. Sol Lewitt Signed Sketch. American artist (1928–2007) linked to the conceptual art and minimalist movements. Original ink sketch of a geometric box accomplished by Lewitt on a 6 x 4.25 postcard, signed and inscribed, “Dear David, I never do autographs, only drawings. Sorry, Sol Lewitt.” Lewitt also dated the sketch February 28, 1981, and filled out the recipient’s address. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

“I should very much like to show you what I intend to send to the exposition”

638. Edouard Manet Autograph Letter Signed. ALS in French, signed “Manet,” one page, 4 x 5.25, no date. Handwrit-

ten letter by the noted painter concerning an upcoming show, in part (translated): “I should very much like to show you what I intend to send to the exposition. Would you be so kind as to come Saturday or Sunday after two o’clock. You will excuse me if I am able to give you but one hour. I hope to choose the most propitious hour of the day to appear before a judge such as you.” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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639. Henri Matisse Typed Letter Signed. TLS in French, signed “Sincere-

ment votre, H. Matisse,” two pages, 8.25 x 10.75, September 18, 1951. Letter to Monroe Wheeler, the Exhibitions and Publications coordinator at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, in part (translated): “I take advantage of the departure of my son Pierre, who takes the plane tomorrow to give him for you the two covers that you asked me to compose. First of all, I must apologize for not having composed the cover of the catalog in only three colors. This was not possible for me and I hope that it will appeal to the public so that you will sell enough to cover the cost of printing the six colors.” Matisse continues with “some observations about his impression.” In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

Parrish would be “glad to design cover, etc. for the prospectus” 640. Maxfield Parrish Autograph Letter Signed. ALS, one page, 6.5 x 7.75, June 22, 1897.

Beautifully and elaborately penned handwritten letter to “Mr. Chapin,” in full: “I have your letter of yesterday and should be glad to design cover, etc. for the prospectus. I shall be in New York Monday or Tuesday (28th or 29th) and shall be glad to see you about the matter.” Affixed at corners to a slightly larger scrapbook page. In fine condition, with slight show-through from toned adhesive to the corners. Starting Bid $200

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641. Pablo Picasso Signed Book. French-language signed book: Faunes et Nymphes de Pablo Picasso. First edition.

Geneva, Switzerland: Pierre Cailler, 1952. Softcover, 5.5 x 7.5. 40 pages of text followed by 32 photos of sculptures. Signed on the title page in red artist pencil, “Picasso.” The page is also signed and inscribed by the book’s author, Andre Verdet. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

642. Pablo Picasso Signed Envelope. Hand-addressed and signed mailing envelope, 5.75 x 4.25, addressed by Pi-

casso to “Madame Ines Sassier, 7 Rue des Grands Augustins, Paris 6e As.,” and signed as part of the return address on the flap: “Envoi Picasso, Mas N. D. de V., Mougins, A.M.” Postmarked at Cannes in 1962. In very good to fine condition, with light overall creasing. Picasso met Ines Sassier while vacationing in Mougins in 1936 and, delighted by her charm, promptly welcomed both her and her sister to his domestic staff. She remained Picasso’s close friend, advisor, cook, and confidante for more than three decades. Picasso lived and worked in the grand mansion at 7 Rue des Grands Augustins from 1936 and 1955, and eventually retired to his hilltop estate in Mougins, called Mas de Notre Dame de Vie, in 1961. Starting Bid $200

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“Enclosed is a little Plum Nellie for the New Year”— Reed forwards an original abstract painting 643. Robert Reed Original Painting and Autograph Letter Signed. American artist (1938–2014)

who for 45 years served as professor of painting and printmaking at the Yale School of Art, where he also became the first African-American to be appointed to the school’s tenured permanent faculty. In his artwork, Reed is known for his geometric abstraction and personalized symbols to create a language of abstraction. Original painting by artist Robert Reed from his ‘Plum Nellie’ series, accomplished in watercolor on 13 x 10.25 trimmed canvas, signed and inscribed along the bottom border in pencil, “For Judy & John, Best wishes, Bob.” Framed to a slightly larger size. Included with the artwork is an ALS signed “Bob,” one page, 13 x 4.5, no date (circa 1970s), forwarding the painting to the recipients, in part: “Warm thanks for thinking of me, and in a very special way...Enclosed is a little Plum Nellie for the New Year.” In very good to fine condition, with soiling to the edges, and dampstaining to the lower right of the painting. Starting Bid $200

Rockwell sketches a ‘bedsheet ghost’ in a first edition of My Adventures as an Illustrator 644. Norman Rockwell Signed Book with Sketch. Signed book: My Adventures as an Illustrator. First edition. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1960. Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5, 436 pages. Thoughtfully signed and inscribed on the first free end page in fountain pen, “Greetings to Jane Fradenburgh, my former classmate, who can still beat me into print cause my son Tom wrote this book. Cordially, Norman Rockwell.” He adds a sketch of a child in a ghost costume below, and also signs on behalf of his son and ghostwriter Tom Rockwell. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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Like father, like son, like grandson— a Wyeth family reunion

646. The Wyeth Family (6) Signed Items. Desirable lot of six items signed by a member of the illustrious Wyeth family painters—N. C., Andrew, and Jamie. These include: Uncommon ALS from N. C. Wyeth, one page, 6.25 x 7.25, personal letterhead, November 14, 1930. Handwritten letter ordering from a catalog. Original sketch by Andrew Wyeth of a young girl in profile, accomplished in pencil on an off-white 7.75 x 5.75 sheet: “For Juli, from Andy.” Ink signature and inscription, “New Year greetings to Lincoln, with love, Andy,” that has been matted with a photo of a Wyeth nude entitled ‘Beauty Mark HS,’ the reverse of which bears his stamp; consignor notes that this photo derived from Wyeth’s own personal collection and was sent directly to the recipient. The half-title page from the Andrew Wyeth book First Impressions: “For Lincoln, with love, Andy, This is not the book of hours, but the book of horrors.” Color 24.25 x 21 lithograph of an Andrew Wyeth painting entitled ‘The Sauna,’ signed: “Andrew Wyeth, 32.” Color 6.5 x 4.75 postcard photo of Jamie Wyeth’s painting entitled ‘Wicker,’ signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “For Frank Sanders, Jamie Wyeth.” Each item is individually and archivally framed under non-glare museum-quality glass with acid-free matting, ranging in size from 11 x 9.25 to 32.5 x 29. In overall fine condition, with staining to the Andrew Wyeth ballpoint sketch. Starting Bid $500

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comic art and animation

682. Cartoonists: Schulz, Kane, Lantz, and Freleng Original Sketches.

Wonderful original sketches of Snoopy, Batman, Woody Woodpecker, and the Pink Panther, accomplished in pencil, ink, or felt tip on the same pink 5 x 8 sheet by their respective legendary cartoonist—Charles Schulz, Bob Kane, Walter Lantz, and Friz Freleng—with each artist signing below their character. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $300

Beautiful large sketch of Snoopy inside a volume of “Peanuts Classics” 683. Charles Schulz Signed Sketch in Book. Signed book: Peanuts Classics.

First edition. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. Hardcover with dust jacket, 8.75 x 11.25. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in black felt tip, “For Ami with every best wish—Charles M. Schulz,” with the fabulous addition of a large sketch of Snoopy perched atop his doghouse. In fine condition, with a gift inscription to the front pastedown and a price-clipped dust jacket. This large original drawing could easily be removed from the book and displayed as artwork. An excellent compilation of Peanuts comic strips boasting a desirable sketch of the beloved Snoopy. Accompanied by full letters of authenticity from PSA/DNA and Beckett Authentication Services. Starting Bid $200

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literature Rare portrait of “the animal as he was” 688. Ambrose Bierce Signed Photograph. American writer (1842–c.1914) best known for his vivid short stories (including the classic ‘An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge’) and his satirical ‘The Devil’s Dictionary.’ In 1913, while traveling with Pancho Villa’s troops during the Mexican Revolution, Bierce disappeared; his ultimate fate remains a mystery. Rare matte-finish 4 x 5.5 photo of the author by Prince of Washington, D.C., affixed to its original 6 x 8 mount, signed on the mount in ink, “Ambrose Bierce—1896,” and signed and inscribed on the reverse, “Dear Mr. Messinger, This is the animal as he was—I’ve no picture of him as he is. Sincerely yours, A.B., Washington, D., November 24, 1908.” In fine condition, with a few light scuffs on the reverse. Bierce is extremely rare in signed photos, this being an extraordinary example. Starting Bid $200

“The central vision in VALIS was a doctrine that Luther had invented” 689. Philip K. Dick Typed Letter Signed. TLS signed “Love, Phil,”

one page, 8.5 x 11, September 14, 1981. Letter to science fiction author Patricia Warrick, in part: “Last night I came across the enclosed passage in a very long and difficult book on theology by Paul Tillich. I had no idea, none whatsoever, that the central vision in VALIS was a doctrine that Luther had invented...What Luther expresses here is precisely and exactly what I saw in March, 1974 that is put forth in VALIS as the ultimate vision.” Includes the referenced passage from Tillich’s work, A History of Christian Thought. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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“I have done so much of the Xmas N:o myself (half of it)” 690. Charles Dickens Autograph Letter Signed. ALS, one page, 5 x 8, Office of All the Year Round letterhead, November 3, 1866. Handwritten letter to Scottish journalist and dramatist Andrew Halliday, in full: “Pray do the paper you mention, by all means. I have done so much of the Xmas N:o myself (half of it), that I cannot as yet answer for what I can get in. But of your subject’s being in accordance with the plans, there is no kind of doubt. I have specially noted it among the mass of contributions now tumbling in.” In very good to fine condition, with some soiling, light overall creasing, and toning from prior display. Starting Bid $200

“There should be no vacant seats in the Theatre”— Dickens stages a charity show 691. Charles Dickens Letter Signed. Printed form letter elaborately

signed in ink, “Charles Dickens,” one page, 5 x 8, September 8, 1845. Letter sent to “Miss Buckley,” in full: “If any unforeseen occurrence should arise, at any time between the date of this note and the occasion to which it refers, to prevent you from availing yourself of the enclosed Card of Invitation; I beg the favor of its return to me, immediately after your becoming aware of your inability to attend. I trouble you with this request, in deference to a general desire on the part of the Inviters that there should be no vacant seats in the Theatre, when many of their personal friends are necessarily excluded from it, at the best, in consequence of its small size.” In fine condition. A magnificent signature with an impressive paraph. This letter evidently refers to the revival of Ben Jonson’s play Every Man in His Humour, mounted by Dickens and a group of his literary and artistic friends, in which Dickens himself played the blustering Captain Bobadil. It premiered in a ‘Strictly Private, Amateur Performance’ at Miss Kelly’s Theatre in London on September 20, 1845. Charity performances then followed in London and elsewhere, with one attended by Queen Victoria. Starting Bid $200

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Lewis Carroll plans to present a finely bound Alice in Wonderland to the Duchess of Albany 693. Charles L. Dodgson Autograph Letter Signed.

ALS signed “C. L. Dodgson,” one page, 3.5 x 5.5, August 2, 1889. Handwritten letter to “Miss Maxwell,” Ethel Heron-Maxwell, the Lady of Honor of the Duchess of Albany, in charge of her children, Princess Alice and Prince Charles-Edward. In full: “They have been an enormous time, binding the copy of ‘Alice Underground’ which I hope to present to the Duchess: but they have promised to send it now, & expect to receive it today. What had I better do with it? As I see in the papers that H.R.H. is gone, or just going, abroad. Shall I send it to you to forward to her? Or is she so constantly moving about, that it would be better to keep it until she returns to England?” In fine condition. Starting Bid $300

694. Thomas Hardy Autograph Letter Signed. ALS, one page both sides, 4.5 x 3.5, Max Gate letterhead, July 24, 1910. Handwritten letter to Judge Vernon Lushington, in part: “I have been an unconscionably long time in answering your kind letter of congratulations…Many & sincere thanks for what you say. My wife also thanks you, & sends her best regards. I am sorry that I did not see you while I was in London, but everything moved so hurriedly that I missed many friends.” In very fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Hardy’s hand. Starting Bid $200

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Jack Kerouac’s personally owned faith icon 695. Jack Kerouac’s Personally Owned St. Paul Icon. Jack Kerouac’s personally-owned icon of St. Paul, oil on copper plaque measuring 5.5 x 6.75, which depicts Paul the Apostle with halo and his martyr sword. The plaque is pierced near the top edge for hanging. In fine condition, with light overall wear. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by John Shen-Sampas, the executor of the Kerouac Estate by descent. John Shen-Sampas is the son of John Sampas, who was the brother-in-law of Jack Kerouac, and the brother of Stella Kerouac, Jack’s wife. Kerouac was a lifelong faithful Roman Catholic whose faith was instilled in him by his French-Canadian mother, Gabrielle-Ange Lévesque Kerouac (1895-1973). Starting Bid $200

“Thank you for your most kind reaction to Mockingbird” 696. Harper Lee Autograph Letter Signed. ALS, one page, 5 x 7.75, February 21, 1996. Handwritten letter to school teacher Judy White and her students, in part: “I receive so many requests from teachers and students that I cannot possibly answer them, but I will tell you that I don’t lecture anywhere, not even in Boston, and I don’t have a photo of myself at all—otherwise, I’d send you one! Thank you for your most kind reaction to Mockingbird. It’s something to treasure forever.” Lee adds a brief postscript: “Yes, I did like the movie!” In very fine condition. Accompanied by the original hand-addressed mailing envelope. Starting Bid $200

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Rare first edition of Now We Are Six signed by A. A. Milne 697. A. A. Milne Signed Book. Rare signed

book: Now We Are Six. First edition, first printing. London: Methuen & Co., 1927. Hardcover bound in original red cloth with gilt borders and illustrations on covers, 5 x 7.5, 103 pages. Signed on the title page in fountain pen by the author, “A. A. Milne.” Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG+/ VG, with bands of toning to endpapers, slightly bumped corners, trivial wear to spine ends, and minor adhesive remnants to front pastedown (likely a removed bookplate); dust jacket has several edge chips, a minor loss at front flap hinge, toned edges, spine darkened, and light soiling. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard, Now We Are Six is a classic book containing thirty-five children’s verses by A. A. Milne about Christopher Robin, with the occasional appearance of the beloved Winnie-thePooh. Filled with gentle humor and playful rhythms, it is a classic of children’s literature. Starting Bid $300

Mitchell to a Gone With the Wind illustrator— “I am glad to know that Danish readers know of my appreciation for your work”

698. Margaret Mitchell Typed Letter Signed. TLS signed “Margaret Mitchell Marsh,” one page, 7.25 x 11, personal letterhead, December 7, 1937. Letter to Danish cartoonist and illustrator Axel Mathiesen, in full: “Thank you so much for your picture. I am indeed happy to know what my ‘illustrator looks like’...I was very glad to learn that my letter to you was printed in the Berlingske Tidende, for I am glad to know that Danish readers know of my appreciation for your work.” In fine condition, with small stains to the upper right corner. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Starting Bid $200

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Incredibly rare signed portrait of the Sierra Club founder 699. John Muir Signed Photograph. Naturalist and author (1838–1914) who

gained the establishment of Yosemite National Park. Very rare vintage matte-finish 7.75 x 10.75 photo, originally done by J. Edward B. Greene in 1909, signed in the lower border in ink, “John Muir.” Reverse of the image bears several publication stamps and pencil notations. In very good to fine condition, with two red cropping notations to the image, a tear to the bottom edge passing through the opening stroke of the last name of the signature, loss to the corner tips, and scattered creases. Muir is scarce in signed photos. Starting Bid $200

Evading “cranks, etc.,” the reclusive Salinger opens a P.O. box under the pseudonym “John Boletus”

700. J. D. Salinger Document Signed. DS, signed “J. D. Salinger,” one page, 6 x 4, February 20, 1964. Official card from the Post Office in Cornish, New Hampshire, filled out by Salinger to open a post office box under the name “John Boletus,” printing the pseudonym in the “Name of Applicant” box, and signing in cursive at the conclusion, “J. D. Salinger.” An explanation is typed at the center: “Applicant is an author who is planning to have only mail addressed to the name above, which is a pseudonym, placed in the box to avoid having cranks, etc. taking advantage of the fact in their contact with the name Jerome Salinger. Mr. Salinger also uses the above name (Boletus) in business with the Windsor Co. Nat’l. Bank.” According to the card, the box was closed on July 16, 1987. In fine condition. This remarkable document demonstrates Salinger’s famously reclusive nature—operating under a pseudonym to avoid “cranks”—as well as his encyclopedic knowledge of mushrooms. He likely chose the name because of its innuendo—boletus being a Latin name for mushroom, and one in the same kingdom/division/class as the ‘phallus’ mushroom. His frequent use of the pseudonym is referenced in the New Yorker article ‘A Night at the Movies’ by John Seabrook, and in Vanity Fair’s ‘Salinger in Love’ by Joyce Maynard. An extraordinary piece from the recluse writer. Starting Bid $500

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Salinger responds to a reader of The Catcher in the Rye

701. J. D. Salinger Autograph Letter Signed. ALS signed “J. D. Salinger,” one page, 8.5 x 11, November 5, 1966.

Handwritten letter to a Turkish student, expressing his delight to hear that she enjoyed reading his novel The Catcher in the Rye. In small part: “All that you say about the novel is good to hear. Thanks especially for the comment on the passages you liked best…My own preferences were very much the same.” Includes the original mailing envelope, addressed in his own hand and signed as part of the return address: “J. Salinger, Cornish, New Hampshire, U.S.A.” In fine condition. Accompanied by the student’s diary pages in which she records her reaction to reading The Catcher in the Rye (“I really liked that boy Holden. I pity him. Poor boy”), discusses sending the letter to Salinger at the encouragement of her teacher (with the text of her letter transcribed in the diary entry), and expresses her excitement upon receiving his reply. Starting Bid $500

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“It is rather comical that Lord Ferrers said his Pater on the gallows and that a man who is going to be hanged asks for his daily bread” 702. Voltaire Letter Signed. LS in French, signed “Voltaire,”

one page, 7.25 x 9, February 2, 1764. Letter written from his home at Ferney, sent to bookseller and magistrate Paul Vaillant, sheriff of London. In full (translated): “I have waited in vain, Monsieur, for the packet you announce to arrive in order to reply to your letter of the 16th of November. I have no news of it. Something must have gone wrong; I am finally going to write to Versailles for information, even though I have renounced all the world’s courts. I thank you for your report that was in your letter. It is rather comical that Lord Ferrers said his Pater on the gallows and that a man who is going to be hanged asks for his daily bread. For my part, being quite old, quite infirm, and nearly blind, I am content with saying, ‘Thy will be done.’” In very good condition, with creasing, edge tears, and seal-related paper loss to the integral address leaf. As sheriff in 1760, Valliant oversaw the execution of Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers—the last peer to be hanged—following his conviction for murdering his steward. Starting Bid $300

Rare handwritten 18th-century travel guide of European antiquity by Horace Walpole 703. Horace Walpole Handwritten Manuscript. Fascinating unsigned

handwritten manuscript by Horace Walpole, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 6 x 8.5, no date. Walpole writes out instructions for seeing various sights in Italy and the south of France. In part: “At Narni, go to see the Bridge (1/4 of a mile out of the town) & meet the Chaise at the farther gate. The Cascades is between Tenni & Shettura…At Spoleto, a Triumphant Arch; but nothing extraordinary in it: not by the way we go. One sees ye Bridge, as well as it deserves, at a distance. Allevene: a little beyond ye Post House, in ye way, ye old Temple of Clitumnus (now a Church) & the pretty source of that River, as described by Pliny. At Foligno, a Pict: of Raphael. Ancona: the Fine Triumphal Arch, at the Port…Between Samoggia & Modena you pass by the Isle where Octavius, Antony, & Lepidus fix’d their Triumverate. At Venice; the Palazzo Grimani…Padua…a Madonna of Titian… Arles. Theater, Amphitheater, Tombs & Aqueduct, Townhouses & Constantine’s Palace. Avignon: Take a view from the Castle.” In very good condition, with partial fold separations, scattered foxing and soiling, and a rusty circular paperclip impression to the top. Starting Bid $200

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music

733. Hector Berlioz Autograph Note Signed. Scarce ANS in

French, signed “H. Berlioz,” one page, 3.5 x 4, no date. Handwritten letter to “Mon cher Lacombe,” in full (translated): “I don’t have any other than the one you saw.” Archivally matted and framed with a portrait of the composer under Tru-Vue Conservation Clear glass to an overall size of 10.25 x 15.25. In fine condition, with light soiling and three horizontal folds. Starting Bid $200

735. Edvard Grieg Signed Photograph with Musical Quotation. Important

Norwegian composer and pianist (1843-1907) whose works, often with a strong nationalistic flavor, include such repertory staples as the ‘Piano Concerto in A minor,’ the incidental music to Peer Gynt, and the ‘Holberg Suite.’ Highly desirable 3.75 x 5.75 cabinet photo of Grieg by Elliott & Fry of London, boldly signed below the image in ink, “Edvard Grieg.” On the reverse, Grieg has penned four bars of music from one of his works; matted and framed under Tru-Vue Conservation Clear with a color copy of the musical quotation to an overall size of 10.25 x 14.25. In very good to fine condition, with slight brushing to the signature on the front, and some toning and staining to the reverse. Starting Bid $300

734. Antonin Dvorak Signature. Uncommon and highly sought ink signature,

“Antonin Dvorak, 9/28/1895,” on an off-white 6 x 9 album page, also signed by his daughter, “Otilie Dvorakova,” his wife, “Anna Dvorakova,” and several prominent figures in Czech music: composer Joseph Suk, violinist Karel Hoffmann, and cellist Hanus Wihan (to whom Dvorak dedicated his Cello Concerto). In fine condition, with some light soiling to the bottom. Starting Bid $200

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Liszt praises the “nice feeling and good style” of a young composer’s aria

Mendelssohn forwards a package to his London music publisher

737. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Autograph Letter Signed. ALS in German, one page, 7.25 x 6.5, May 25,

736. Franz Liszt Autograph Letter Signed. Fantastic ALS in German, signed “F. Liszt,” one page, 5 x 7, August 11, 1880. Handwritten letter to the young composer Cornelius Rubner in Baden-Baden, politely apologizing for his delay in responding, and saying that an aria Rubner has composer (“Jesum lass ich nicht,” op. 15) has “nice feeling and good style.” Handsomely double-matted and framed with the original mailing envelope (addressed in Liszt’s hand) and a carte-de-visite portrait to an overall size of 15.25 x 13.25. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

1845. Handwritten letter to Huttner & Co. in Hamburg, in part: “I ask you to be kind enough to expedite the package and the enclosed letter to the address of Mr. Buxton (Ewer & Co.) in London as soon as possible.” Archivally matted and framed alongside a portrait under Tru-Vue UV protective glass to an overall size of 19.25 x 13; reverse bears an affixed photocopy of the address panel, accomplished in Mendelssohn’s hand. In very good to fine condition, with light creasing, and a block of toning to the center. Edward Buxton was the proprietor of Messrs. Ewer & Co., sheet music publishers in London. Starting Bid $200

738. Clara Schumann Autograph Letter Signed. Composer and one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic

era (1819–1896). She and her husband, composer Robert Schumann, were early champions of Johannes Brahms. ALS in German, one page both sides, 4.5 x 3.75, November 15, 1887. Untranslated handwritten letter by Schumann. In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Starting Bid $200

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The ‘Waltz King’ makes peace with his publisher: “Well then, send the contracts and I’ll send the new waltz” 739. Johann Strauss II Autograph Letter Signed. Eminent Viennese

composer (1825–1899) known as the ‘Waltz King,’ who is remembered for such classics as ‘The Beautiful Blue Danube’ and the ‘Emperor Waltz,’ and for the operetta staple, ‘Die Fledermaus.’ ALS in German, one page, 5 x 8, April 22, [no year]. Handwritten letter to his publisher Simrock, who was also the publisher of Brahms and Dvorak. In full (translated): “We can only work together peacefully if everything is regulated by contracts that are in order. There are no differences between us in this matter—because I always gave in to you. Well then, send the contracts and I’ll send the new waltz. Since you don’t want to pay for the (vocal) text, it will simply remain my property. I’m in agreement with the changes made in the contract for the dance compositions. Anything just for the sake of finally having peace. Therefore it depends only on you—and in three days everything will be straightened out.” In very good condition, with complete silking on the back, old tape stains, and well done professional repairs to complete horizontal and vertical separations. Starting Bid $200

740. Richard Wagner Autograph Letter Signed. Important Ger-

man composer (1813–1883) who single-handedly revolutionized opera and attained status as one of the most influential geniuses in the history of music. ALS in French, signed “R. Wagner,” one page, 5.25 x 8, no date. Untranslated handwritten letter by Wagner. In very good to fine condition, with a tiny area of loss to the top edge, and a tear to the bottom repaired with old tape on the reverse. Starting Bid $300

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741. Django Reinhardt Signed Photograph.

Striking vintage pearl-finish 7 x 9.25 portrait of the legendary jazz guitarist smoking a cigarette by Paris photographer Teddy Piaz, neatly signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Pour Bob, Django Reinhardt.” In very good condition, with scattered light creasing, two light diagonal bends to the lower left, and silvering to the darker areas of the image. Accompanied by a small original 2.25 x 3 candid snapshot of the doorway of Reinhardt’s club La Roulotte (marked on the reverse “Paris France, 1943, Bob Klaiss”) and a letter of provenance from the former owner, which can be read online. Starting Bid $500

745. Beatles and Richard Lester Signatures. Vin-

tage ballpoint signatures of the Beatles—John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison—on an off-white 7.25 x 4.5 sheet that is also signed by Richard Lester, the director of the band’s classic 1964 film, A Hard Day’s Night. The consignor notes that the autographs were obtained in 1964 while the Beatles were filming the referenced movie. In very good condition, with edge loss, small stains, and overall creasing. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. Starting Bid $1000

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Amazing Beatles photo from mid-1963, fully signed with a super rare pose

746. Beatles Signed Photograph. Vintage circa mid1963 glossy 8 x 10 promotional photo of the Beatles smiling brightly and looking directly into the camera, with George holding an autograph album in his left hand, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “To Susan, love from the Beatles, George Harrison,” “John Lennon,” “Love, Paul McCartney, xxx,” and “Ringo Starr, xxx.” In fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/ DNA authentication holder.

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Accompanied by letters of authenticity from PSA/DNA and noted Beatles expert Frank Caiazzo, who states: “This photo was signed by The Beatles in late 1963, and is an excellent example of a Beatles signed photo in every regard.” We couldn’t agree more with Mr. Caiazzo; possessing brilliant, crisp autographs against the blank upper background, this photo is further complemented by its highly uncommon image, depicting the lads huddled together in an exuberant front-facing pose that we have not seen before. Starting Bid $1000


Rare 1961 pay document for the Beatles, with Sutcliffe and Best, at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg—the only example we’ve offered! 748. Beatles Signed 1961 Hamburg Pay Receipt. Significant manuscript DS in

German, one page, 8.25 x 11.75, June 1961. Rare early musicians’ salary document for the Beatles and Tony Sheridan at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, Germany, from June 3-9, 1961. Each musician—George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon (unusually signing with his middle initial, “J. W. Lennon”), Stuart Sutcliffe, Peter Best, and Tony Sheridan (who playfully writes “H.R.H. Prince Sheridan”)— signs in blue ballpoint beneath an entry denoting his salary: “7 Jage a 35 = DM245 [7 days at 35 Deutsche Mark].” In fine condition. This historic, early document represents the Beatles’ tenth week of their three-month-long residency at the Top Ten Club, situated on Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. From April 1 to July 1, 1961, the Beatles and Tony Sheridan performed continuously for 92 nights in the Top Ten Club, playing seven hours a night on weekdays, and eight hours on weekends. They were given a 15-minute break every hour, and earned 35 Deutsche Marks per night. This early iteration of the band had its core trio of George, Paul, and John as guitarists, with Pete Best on the drums and Stuart Sutcliffe—John’s close friend from art school—playing bass. Upon their return to Great Britain from Hamburg, Sutcliffe left the band to pursue his career in painting—leaving McCartney to pick up the slack as the Beatles’ bassist. Ringo Starr, who had been introduced to the Beatles while in Hamburg, would replace Best as the group’s drummer in August 1962. This massively important document effectively represents the birth of the Beatles—the beginning of their journey. When they went to Hamburg, they were nothing. When they returned to Liverpool, they hit The Cavern Club and stood on the precipice of Beatlemania. It is a museum-worthy piece of enormous consequence in the history of popular music. In ‘The Complete Beatles Chronicle,’ Mark Lewisohn observes: ‘A twice-extended contract led to the Beatles staying 13 weeks at the Top Ten club, playing a staggering total of 503 hours on stage over 92 nights. It was little wonder then that…their stamina and musical versatility improved dramatically as the visit wore on. When they returned to Liverpool in July they were simply untouchable.’ Provenance: Christie’s, South Kensington, April 2002. Starting Bid $1000

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747. Beatles Signature Display. Desir-

able set of Beatles signatures— “To Jennifer, love from, George Harrison, xxx,” written in black ballpoint on a 3.75 x 1.75 sheet; “Paul McCartney” and “John Lennon,” written in blue and black ballpoint on a 3.5 x 2.5 sheet; and “Ringo,” who adds a star in blue felt tip on a 4.5 x 3.25 sheet. All are archivally matted and framed together with a glossy band photo to an overall size of 20 x 16.75. The George, John, and Paul signatures derive from a 1964 hardcover autograph album, and the Ringo signature includes a ticket and a ticket stub for a concert by Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band at Cincinnati’s Riverbend Music Center on July 31, 1995. In fine condition. Starting Bid $500

749. Beatles: Brian Epstein Signed 45 RPM Record.

Highly desirable Parlophone Records 45 RPM single for ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand / This Boy’ by The Beatles, signed on the sleeve in fountain pen by the legendary Beatles manager, “Best wishes, Brian Epstein,” and in blue ballpoint by two Beatles Fan Club secretaries, Freda Kelly and Anne Collingham. In very good to fine condition, with creasing, scuffing, and partial edge separation. John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ in response to Epstein’s specific instructions to write a song with the American market in mind, and the songwriting duo could not have been more successful: it became the Beatles’ first number one hit in America, jumpstarting the ‘British Invasion’ of the US charts. The Beatles would follow with nineteen more number one singles in the United States. Starting Bid $200

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751. Beatles: Lennon and McCartney Signatures. 750. Beatles: Lennon and Harrison Signatures.

Vintage ballpoint signatures, “Love from the Beatles, John Lennon, xx” and “George Harrison, xxx,” on an off-white 3.75 x 4.75 sheet. The consignor notes that the autographs date to 1963. In very good to fine condition, with staining affecting only appearance. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. Starting Bid $300

Bold ballpoint signatures of John Lennon and Paul McCartney on a blue 4.5 x 3.75 album page. The consignor notes that the autographs were obtained in Bournemouth, England between August 19-24, 1963, when the Beatles were in the town to perform a residency at the Gaumont Theatre. In very good to fine condition, with light creasing and scattered staining. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks, and by a letter of provenance from the daughter of the recipient, which can be read online. Starting Bid $300

752. Beatles: Paul McCartney Signed Lithograph. Extremely rare 2018 ‘Cavern Live’ promotional lithograph, 11.5 x 11.5, signed in silver ink, “Cheers, Paul McCartney,” who signed just 100 of these lithographs to be given away as competition prizes after his historic concert at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, which took place on July 26, 2018. Archivally cloth-matted and framed to an overall size of 18.75 x 18.75. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200

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753. Beatles: Klaus Voormann Original Drawing of John Lennon at the Record Plant Studio. Original draw-

ing by Klaus Voormann of John Lennon at the Record Plant recording studio in New York City, accomplished in graphite on an off-white 8.25 x 11.5 sheet, signed vertically along the right side by Voormann. The drawing, which is entitled “Record Plant New York” and marked as “D 69,” depicts Lennon resting on a studio couch next to his guitar during the recording of the 1971 album Imagine; producer Phil Spector is pictured in the background. Mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 17.5 x 21. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

754. Beatles: Klaus Voormann Original Drawing of John Lennon. Original drawing by Klaus Voormann entitled “John’s Toronto Look,” accomplished in graphite on an off-white 8.25 x 11.5 sheet, signed below by Voormann. The drawing, which is marked as “D 03,” depicts Lennon as he appeared—with eyeglasses, long hair, and beard—at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival in September 1969. Mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 17.5 x 21. In fine condition. Starting Bid $200

756. Bob Dylan Signed Photograph. Scarce satin-finish 10 x 8 photo portrait of the legendary singer-songwriter posing with a billiards cue during the mid-1980s, neatly signed in brown ink, “Bob Dylan.” Reverse bears a David Appleby credit stamp. In fine condition. Dylan reportedly once said that he could measure the pulse of a town by its pool room—a desirable pose of the iconic musician, participating in one of his favorite pastimes. Starting Bid $300

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757. Bob Dylan Signature. Scarce ballpoint

signature and inscription, “To Charles, Bob Dylan,” on a light green 5.5 x 4.5 album page. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200

759. Led Zeppelin: John Bonham Signed Poster. Terrific circa 1970s Swan Song promotional poster featuring four images of Led Zeppelin’s musicians, 11.5 x 16.5, signed in the lower border in blue ballpoint, “Best wishes, John Bonham.” The consignor notes that the signature dates to the late 1970s. In very good to fine condition, with some light creasing. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. Starting Bid $300

758. Jimi Hendrix Signature. Vintage spiral-bound pocket notebook, 3.25 x 5, signed inside in ballpoint, “Jimi Hendrix.” Other signatures in the book include Bill Collins (Badfinger), Caleb Quaye (twice), Mary Hopkin (twice) and Lulu. The consignor notes that the autographs were obtained at the Disc And Music Echo newspaper Valentine Awards, which took place at London’s Seymour Hall on February 14, 1969. Hendrix won the World’s Top Musician, Hopkin won two awards and was nominated for an additional four, and Lulu won four awards. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks and by a letter of provenance from the original recipient. Starting Bid $500

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Handwritten lyrics by Noel Gallagher for 10 songs from (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?— with additional fully signed CD booklet

760. Oasis: Noel Gallagher Set of (10) Handwritten Song Lyrics and Band-Signed CD Booklet. Nearly com-

plete set of handwritten lyrics by Noel Gallagher for (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, the landmark second studio album from English rock band Oasis. The lyrics are penned in various colored ink and felt tip on 10 off-white sheets, each approximately 8.25 x 11.75, and include the following song titles: ‘Wonderwall,’ ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger,’ ‘Champagne Supernova,’ ‘She’s Electric,’ ‘Cast No Shadow,’ ‘Some Might Say,’ ‘Hello,’ ‘Roll with It,’ and ‘Morning Glory.’ The lone set of lyrics not included on the album are for the song ‘The Masterplan,’ the B-side to the ‘Wonderwall’ single, and a song Gallagher has regularly declared as one of the best he has ever written. Included with the lyric set is a CD booklet for (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, which has been signed on the front and back in gold ink by Noel and Liam Gallagher, and in blue felt tip by Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs, Paul ‘Guigsy’ McGuigan, and Alan White. In overall very good to fine condition, with overall creasing to most. Starting Bid $500

761. Oasis: Noel Gallagher (4) Handwritten Song and Equipment Lists. Set of four sheets containing song titles and equipment requirements written in the hand of Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher, presumably done as lists or guides for concert sound checks. The sheets range in size from 7 x 9 to 8.25 x 11.75, and are written in blue felt tip and black ballpoint, with the larger song sheet reading: “Go Let It Out, Supersonic, Gas Panic, Live Forever, Champagne, Rock N Roll” and “Fuckin/Bushes, Go Let It Out, [Shakermaker] Supersonic, Live Forever, Rock N Roll Star.” In overall very good to fine condition, with overall creasing, and a tear to top edge of gear list. Starting Bid $200

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Large, vibrant portrait of the King, inscribed to an old classmate the night before he left for the Army 763. Elvis Presley Signed Oversized Photograph. Superb

vintage color 9.75 x 12 head-and-shoulders promotional photo of Elvis for the 1957 film Jailhouse Rock, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “To D. J. uh, My best to you always, ‘your friend,’ Elvis Presley.” Affixed to a slightly larger cardstock mount. In fine condition, with moderate contrast to his first name over his checked jacket, and toning from prior display. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original recipient, George Klein, with a photo of Klein and Presley incorporated into the stationery. Klein, or ‘D. J. uh G. K.’ as he was known on the radio, was Memphis’ leading disc jockey during the 1950s and 1960s, as well as a high school classmate of Presley. That friendship continued during the King’s rise to stardom and throughout his career, so it’s not surprising that the two would spend some time together before Presley was inducted into the Army as a private on March 24, 1958. Color photos of Elvis signed in the 1950s are very uncommon. A fabulous, oversized, visually appealing color photo with remarkable provenance. Starting Bid $500

764. Elvis Presley Signature.

Ballpoint signature, “Elvis Presley,” on an off-white 2.25 x 1 slip, which is mounted, matted, and framed with a G.I. Blues album and a 3rd Armored Division patch to an overall size of 26 x 20. In very good condition, with overall creasing and wrinkling to the signature. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original recipient that can be read online. Starting Bid $200

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Neatly penned, uninscribed Queen band portrait 765. Queen Signed Photograph. Semi-glossy 8 x 10

group photo of Queen, signed nicely in blue ballpoint by Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, John Deacon, and Brian May. In fine condition, with scattered light creasing. An ideal uninscribed Queen portrait boasting four neat and well-spaced autographs. Starting Bid $1000

766. Queen Signatures. Vintage ballpoint signature of Queen—Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Roger Taylor, and Brian May—on three irregularly trimmed sheets of green paper, each approximately measuring 4 x 3.5. The consignor notes that the signatures were obtained by an employee at the Apollo Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland on either the 15th or 16th of December 1975, when Queen performed there as part of their ‘A Night at the Opera’ tour. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks and by a letter of provenance from the original recipient, who mistakenly dates the autographs to 1976. Starting Bid $300

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767. Queen: Freddie Mercury Signed Photograph.

Wonderful color 6.5 x 10 book or program photo of Mercury belting into a microphone during a Queen performance, signed and inscribed in red ballpoint, “To Laura, Best wishes, Freddie Mercury,” who adds below, “Looking forward to seeing you again, Love—F.M.” In fine condition, with poor contrast to most of the handwriting. Starting Bid $200


769. Rolling Stones: Ronnie Wood Signed Sketch.

768. Rolling Stones: Jagger, Richards, and Watts Signatures. Ink signatures of Rolling Stones bandmates

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards (who inscribes “To Charles”), and Charlie Watts on individual 5.5 x 4.5 album pages. In very fine condition. Starting Bid $200

Original felt tip self-portrait sketch and drawing of the Rolling Stones’ iconic ‘tongue-and-lips’ logo accomplished by Ronnie Wood on a white 8.25 x 7 sheet, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “Dear Vicky, Keep up the good work and much love & luck for the future, Ronnie Wood, Stones, 29.11.88.” Wood portrays himself holding an electric guitar and two paintbrushes, representing his dual vocations as a musical and visual artist. In fine condition, with a single vertical fold. Starting Bid $200

Super early and fully signed Van Halen poster 770. Van Halen Signed Poster. Fantastic early color 23 x 35 Warner Bros. Records promotional poster for Van Halen from 1978, featuring a large image of David Lee Roth singing during a concert under bold red and yellow text, “Van Halen,” with the lower left showing the front cover of their self-titled debut album, signed in white grease pencil by all four band members: “Get down 103!! David Lee Roth,” “103 Rocks!! Michael Anthony,” “Look out for 103!! Edward Van Halen,” and “Rock & Roll 103, Alex Van Halen.” Rolled and in fine condition. Among the very coolest, most displayable Van Halen items that we have ever auctioned. Starting Bid $200

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771. Stevie Ray Vaughan Signature. Plain Manilla file folder, 11.75 x 9.5, signed prominently in felt tip by Stevie Ray Vaughan. The folder is also signed by Jon Anderson of progressive rock band Yes, who signs first name only and adds “x, Yes!!” In fine condition, with light toning and soiling. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA. Starting Bid $200

Signed at the onset of the legendary band’s first U.S. tour

772. The Who Signed Photograph. Stunning vintage glossy 10 x 8 U.S. promotional photo of The Who, an image captured by photographer Chris Morphet during a live taping of the BBC TV program Top of the Pops on September 21, 1966, signed in blue felt tip by Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon and John Entwistle. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. The signatures were obtained at the onset of The Who’s first proper U.S. tour in June 1967 by Timothy D. Kehr, an American record producer and concert promoter. Promotional photographs signed by all four original members of The Who are exceedingly scarce, with very few surfacing to date. This is unquestionably one of the finest examples we have seen. Starting Bid $1000

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773. The Who Signatures. Ballpoint signatures of The Who—Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, Keith Moon, and John Entwistle—on three off-white 6 x 3.75 album pages, with Townshend and Entwistle signing first names only, and the Daltrey autograph truncated because it continues on the back of Moon-Townshend page. In overall fine condition. Starting Bid $200

“Quite possibly the earliest signed Yardbirds recording to surface” 774. The Yardbirds Signed 45 RPM Single Record.

Rare first UK pressing of the Columbia Records 45 RPM record ‘I Wish You Would / A Certain Girl,’ the debut single by The Yardbirds, signed and inscribed on the originally issued Columbia Records sleeve in ballpoint by Keith Relf, Eric Clapton, Paul Samwell-Smith, Chris Dreja, and James McCarty. The ‘I Wish You Would’ single was released on May 1, 1964, and the autographs, and newly released single, were obtained just two days later, on May 3rd, as the Yardbirds were promoting the record launch at the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond upon Thames, London. In very good condition, with overall creasing, and a stain to the upper left corner. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original recipient, and a certificate of authenticity from Tracks, which states: “This is the only signed example of their historic debut single that we have encountered. Furthermore, given it was signed within two days of its release, it is quite possibly the earliest signed Yardbirds recording to surface.” Starting Bid $300

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sports 913. 1962 Topps Baseball Card Collection (13,000+). Gigantic collection of 13,000+ 1962 Topps

baseball cards, with highlights including: #340 Don Drysdale (5); #139 Hal Reniff (12: 1 portrait & 11 pitching); #30 Ed Mathews; #31 Tom Tresh (7); #40 Orlando Cepeda (14); #45 Brooks Robinson; #51 AL Batting Leaders (Kaline, etc.) (66); #52 NL Batting Leaders (Clemente, etc.) (57); #53 AL HR Leaders (Mantle, Maris, Killebrew) (5); #54 NL HR Leaders (Mays, F. Robinson, etc.) (47); #55 AL ERA Leaders (65); #56 NL ERA Leaders (62); #57 AL Win Leaders (Ford, Bunning) (63); #58 NL Win Leaders (Spahn, etc.) (47); #59 AL SO Leaders (Ford, Bunning, etc.) (64); #60 NL SO Leaders (Koufax, Drysdale) (65); #129b Lee Walls (4); #167 Tim McCarver (16); #170 Ron Santo (10); #208 Billy Martin (10); #213 Richie Ashburn (15); #251 Yankees Team (5); #313 Maris 61st HR (5); #317 Musial Last Season (3); #360 Yogi Berra; #395 Willie Mays AS (2); #475 Whitey Ford AS; #218 Joe Torre; #425 Carl Yastrzemski (2); #460 Jim Bunning (5); #468 Frank Robinson (2); #470 Al Kaline AS (3); #500 Duke Snider (3); and #505 Juan Marichal. Grades range from VG to EX-MT with some better. Due to the overwhelming size of this collection, it will be sold as is and no returns will be accepted. Interested parties are encouraged to view the collection in person at our offices or call us with specific inquiries. Starting Bid $200

914. 1966 Topps Baseball Card Collection (10,000+). Enormous lot of 10,000+ 1966 Topps baseball cards, with large quantities of many players (some have 50 or more of each). Includes few stars, but #110 Ernie Banks, #30 Pete Rose, #410 Al Kaline, #210 Bill Mazeroski, #290 Ron Santo, #72 Tony Perez, #390 Brooks Robinson, and #132 Orlando Cepeda are among them. Condition ranges from VG-EX to EX-MT, some better, some lesser.

Due to the overwhelming size of this collection, it will be sold as is and no returns will be accepted. Interested parties are encouraged to view the collection in person at our offices or call us with specific inquiries. Starting Bid $200

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915. 1979 Topps #18 Wayne Gretzky RC PSA EX 5. Graded

by PSA EX 5. An excellent example of Wayne Gretzky’s rookie card, with great colors, gloss, and registration. This iconic card shows the budding superstar—billed as “the best prospect to turn professional since Guy Lafleur”—in his first year with the Edmonton Oilers, ready to turn hockey on its head. In his debut season at just 19 years old, Gretzky tied for the league-lead in points and was awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s MVP. He would go on to achieve greatness as the most dominant player of all-time, setting scoring records that will never be broken. Gretzky was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame immediately upon retirement, and his number ‘99’ was retired league-wide. Starting Bid $200

Before he was King—Spalding basketball signed by a 17-year-old Lebron James 918. LeBron James Signed Basketball. Official NBA in-

door/outdoor Spalding basketball signed on a panel in blue felt tip by a 17-year-old LeBron James, who adds his number, “23,” and an inscription to “Ervin.” In very fine condition. Accompanied by two photos taken at the time of the signing: March 24, 2002, in the main concourse of the Parmatown Mall in Cleveland, Ohio. Signed by LeBron before he even graduated high school, this is an enormously desirable hardwood keepsake backed by rock solid visual provenance. Starting Bid $300

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920. Joe Louis Signed Photograph. Vintage glossy 8 x 10 publicity photo of Louis as world’s heavyweight champion, prominently signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Earl, Joe Louis.” In fine condition, with scattered light creasing and a missing lower left corner tip and a JSA label affixed to the reverse (certificate of authenticity not present). Starting Bid $200

922. Thurman Munson Signed Photograph. Rare vintage glossy 8 x 10 head-and-shoulders photo of Munson in his New York Yankees pinstripes, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Frank, Best Wishes, Thurman Munson.” In very good condition, with scattered creasing, and two small pieces of clear tape in the upper corners and a JSA label affixed to the reverse (certificate of authenticity not present). Munson is very scarce in signed photos, and even rarer in examples of this size. Starting Bid $200

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Imposing full-length portrait of Babe Ruth

924. Babe Ruth Signed Oversized Photograph. Magnificent vintage matte-finish 16.25 x 20 photo of Babe Ruth at the plate in his Yankees road uniform, following the trajectory of another monster blast, circa 1933-34, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Bob Schrecengost, from Babe Ruth, 1947.” Professionally restored to near fine condition, with expert repairs to two tears at the top, touch-ups to the dark upper seating area, and flattening to multiple horizontal creases. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.

A truly ‘Ruthian-sized’ photograph of the beloved baseball icon, shown here in dramatic post-swing anticipation in the later stages of his record-breaking career. Oversized examples of Ruth displaying his fabled Yankees batting power are quite rare and highly sought by collectors—an excellent opportunity to own a prodigious Babe-in-pinstripes autographed photo. Starting Bid $1000

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Babe Ruth’s Own Book of Baseball— a scarce signed limited edition from 1928

925. Babe Ruth Signed Book. Highly desirable signed book: Babe Ruth’s Own Book of Baseball. First edition, limited issue, numbered 81/1000. NY: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1928. Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.25, 301 pages. Beautifully signed on the colophon in fountain pen, “’Babe’ Ruth.” A presentation inscription in another hand on the first free end page reads: “Presented to Adam Danish by the Linden Board of Education for Perfect Attendance, 1928-29.” Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/ None, with a cracked front hinge, edgewear, rubbing to darkened spine, and scuffing to boards. Starting Bid $500

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926. Babe Ruth Signed Check. Chemical Bank & Trust Co. check, 8.25 x 3.5, filled out and signed by Babe

Ruth, “G. H. Ruth,” payable to Conte for $52.87, June 12, 1937. In very good to fine condition, with loss to the lower right corner, and an unobtrusive vertical tear repaired with tape on the reverse. Starting Bid $300

Elusive signed photo of the boxing legend 927. John L. Sullivan Signed Photograph. Very rare vintage matte-finish 3.75 x 5.75 photo of John L. Sullivan by the Apeda Studio of New York, affixed to the original 5 x 7 studio mount, signed and inscribed on the mount in black ink, “Compliments of John L. Sullivan to Robert Leggett.” Lower right bears the studio blindstamp. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder. In fine condition, with trimmed edges to mount, and the photo likely a replacement. Accompanied by full letters of authenticity from JSA and PSA/DNA. Signed photographs of Sullivan are exceedingly rare—the two examples offered in this auction represent the only two we have ever had. Starting Bid $300

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917. International Olympics Committee 1996 Centennial Torch. Uncommon official International Olympic commit-

tee (IOC) centennial torch, constructed of aluminum and wood, measuring 21.75’ in length and 6’ at its widest point. The main body is ribbed in a fashion similar to the twenty-two reeds found on the Atlanta torch, with a band above the wooden handle engraved with the names of all the host cities and their dates since 1896; bottom ring slightly loose from band. An example of this unique torch was lit in Greece on March 30, 1996, and designed specifically for use at an event in Athens hosted by the Hellenic Olympic Committee to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first modern Games. Starting Bid $200

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Sought-after torch from the first Australian Olympic Games 921. Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics Torch. Official 1956 Melbourne Olympics torch, comprised of aluminum alloy, measuring 16˝ in length and 5.5˝ at its widest point, designed by Ralph Lavers and manufactured by Waco Ltd. The torch was modeled after the one used for the 1948 London Olympics, with the upper part in the shape of a cauldron with three ‘cut-outs’ of the Olympic rings, encircled below by the inscription, “XVI Olympiad 1956: Olympia-Melbourne.” Burner is absent. After its lighting in Olympia on November 2, 1956, the flame made its way through the Middle East and South Asia en route to Australia, where the relay ended at the opening ceremony on November 22. All together, the flame was carried by 3,181 torchbearers over 4,912 km on land. An iconic torch from the first Games to be held outside Europe or North America. Starting Bid $1000

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29. Joe Biden Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

30. Joe Biden Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

31. Joe Biden Signed Campaign Sign Starting Bid $200

32. George Bush (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

33. George Bush Signed Book Starting Bid $200

34. George Bush Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

35. George Bush Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

36. George W. Bush Signed Book Starting Bid $200

37. Jimmy Carter (4) Signed Books Starting Bid $200

38. Bill Clinton Signed Oversized Photograph Starting Bid $200

39. Bill Clinton (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

40. Bill Clinton Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

41. Bill Clinton Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

42. Bill Clinton Signed Inauguration Cover Starting Bid $200

43. Bill Clinton Signed Book 44. Bill Clinton Signed Book Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200


45. Bill Clinton Signed Mock White House Statement Starting Bid $200

46. Bill and Hillary Clinton (2) Signed Books Starting Bid $200

47. Bill and Hillary Clinton (2) Signed Books Starting Bid $200

48. Calvin Coolidge Signed Check Starting Bid $300

49. Dwight D. Eisenhower Typed Letter Signed as President Starting Bid $200

50. Dwight D. Eisenhower (5) Signatures Starting Bid $200

51. Dwight D. Eisenhower Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

52. First Ladies (5) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

53. Gerald Ford Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

54. Gerald Ford (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

55. Gerald Ford and Cabinet Signatures Starting Bid $200

56. U. S. Grant Signature Starting Bid $200

57. U. S. and Julia Grant (2) Calling Cards Starting Bid $200

58. Warren G. Harding Document Signed Starting Bid $200

59. Warren G. Harding Signed Check Starting Bid $200

60. Rutherford B. Hayes Document Signed as President Starting Bid $200


61. Andrew Jackson Autograph Endorsement Signed with Initials Starting Bid $200

62. Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

63. Lyndon B. Johnson Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

64. Jacqueline Kennedy Personally-Owned Record: 'The First Lady Waltz' Starting Bid $200

65. John F. Kennedy (5) Magazines Starting Bid $200

66. John F. Kennedy: Katsumori Yamashiro HandAnnotated Book Starting Bid $200

67. James Monroe Document Signed as President Starting Bid $200

68. James Monroe Document Signed Starting Bid $200

69. Richard Nixon Signed Book Starting Bid $200

70. Richard Nixon Signed Inauguration Day Cover Starting Bid $200

71. Richard and Pat Nixon Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

72. Barack Obama Signed Mock Wanted Poster Starting Bid $200

73. Barack Obama Signed Mock Impeachment Resolution Starting Bid $200

74. Barack Obama Signed Magazine Starting Bid $200

75. Barack Obama Signed Book Starting Bid $200

76. Franklin Pierce Autograph Letter Signed as President Starting Bid $200


77. Presidents: Jackson, Hayes, Harrison, and Arthur (4) Signatures Starting Bid $200

78. Nancy Reagan HandAnnotated Letter Starting Bid $200

79. Ronald Reagan Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

80. Ronald Reagan Signed Book Starting Bid $200

81. Ronald Reagan Signature Starting Bid $200

82. Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Stamp Sheet Starting Bid $200

83. Franklin D. Roosevelt Typed Letter Signed as President-elect Starting Bid $200

84. Eleanor Roosevelt and Lady Bird Johnson Starting Bid $100

85. William H. Taft Signed Check Starting Bid $200

86. Harry S. Truman Signed Check Starting Bid $200

87. Harry S. Truman Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

88. Harry S. Truman Signed Air Mail Envelope Starting Bid $200

89. Donald Trump Signed Mock Birth Certificate Starting Bid $200

90. Donald Trump Signed Book Starting Bid $200

121. Harold 'Doc' Edgerton Signed Dye Transfer Print: 'Diver' Starting Bid $200

152. Bill Gates Signed Mouse Starting Bid $200


159. Bertrand Russell Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

180. Jane Addams Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

181. George Biddell Airy Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

182. Alexandra of Denmark Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

183. American Clergymen and Theologians Starting Bid $200

184. Roy Chapman Andrews Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

185. Anne Catherine of Brandenburg Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

186. Francois Arago Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

187. Joseph Charles Arthur Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

188. Liberty Hyde Bailey Autograph Letter Signed and Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

189. George Bancroft Document Signed Starting Bid $100

190. John Barrow Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

191. John Barrow Signed Free Frank Starting Bid $200

192. Hortense de Beauharnais Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

193. Menachem Begin Signed Booklet and Slip Starting Bid $200

194. Marcellin Berthelot (3) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200


195. Annie Besant Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

196. Charles H. Best Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

197. Ronnie Biggs Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

198. René de Birague Document Signed Starting Bid $200

199. Otto von Bismarck Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

200. Niels Bohr Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

201. Evangeline Booth Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

202. William Booth Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

203. Boston Firemen: 1833 Letter Starting Bid $100

204. Botanists (13) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

205. Edouard Branly Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

206. John C. Breckinridge Signature Starting Bid $200

207. Louis de Broglie Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

208. Louis de Broglie Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

209. Marc Isambard Brunel Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

210. Claudius Buchanan Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


211. Jean Jacques Régis de Cambaceres Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

212. Mathew Carey Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

213. Roger Casement Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

214. Subrahmanyan

Chandrasekhar Signature Starting Bid $200

215. Salmon P. Chase Signature Starting Bid $100

216. Chiang Kai-shek Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

217. Madame Chiang Kaishek Signature Starting Bid $200

218. Walter P. Chrysler Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

219. Thomas Clarkson Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

220. Henry Clay Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

221. DeWitt Clinton Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

222. George Clinton Signature Starting Bid $200

223. Schuyler Colfax Autograph Letter Signed and Free Frank Starting Bid $200

224. Lloyd H. Conover Signed Photograph and Booklet Starting Bid $200

225. Jacques Cousteau Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

226. Francis Crick Handwritten Notes Starting Bid $200


227. Francis Crozier Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

228. Jean le Rond d'Alembert Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

229. Dalai Lama Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

230. Dalai Lama Signed Prayer Card Starting Bid $200

231. George M. Dallas Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

232. Francis Darwin (4) Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

233. Humphry Davy Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

234. Benjamin Disraeli Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

235. DNA: James D. Watson Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

236. James Frank Duryea Motor Vehicle Patent Lithographs Starting Bid $200

237. Elizabeth, Queen Mother Signed Christmas Card Starting Bid $200

238. William Ellery Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

239. Anthony Fauci Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

240. Anthony Fauci Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

241. Harvey Firestone Signed Book Starting Bid $200

242. Felix Frankfurter Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


243. Franz Joseph I of Austria Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

244. Myra Clark Gaines Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

245. Francis Galton Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

246. Carlo Gambino Endorsed Check Starting Bid $200

247. Indira Gandhi Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

248. John C. Garand Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

249. Archibald Geikie (2) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

250. Georgia: Nathan Crawford Barnett Signed Survey Starting Bid $100

251. J. Paul Getty Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

252. Miep Gies Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

253. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

254. Jane Goodall Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

255. Gideon Granger Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

256. James Augustus Grant Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

257. Asa Gray (2) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

258. William Hamilton Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


259. Warren Hastings Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

260. John Hay Signature Starting Bid $100

261. Heart Doctors (3) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

262. Sven Hedin Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

263. Edmund Hillary Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

264. Edmund Hillary Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

265. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Signed Commemorative Cover Starting Bid $200

266. Abbie Hoffman Document Signed Starting Bid $200

267. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Signature Starting Bid $200

268. Joseph Dalton Hooker Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

269. J. Edgar Hoover (6) Typed Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

270. J. Edgar Hoover Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

271. Frederick Gowland Hopkins Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

272. Charles Evans Hughes Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

273. Alexander von Humboldt Signed Envelope Panel Starting Bid $200

274. Julian Huxley Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100


275. Florvil Hyppolite Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

276. Isabella Clara Eugenia Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

277. Isma'il Pasha Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

278. Israeli Prime Ministers (5) Signed Covers Starting Bid $200

279. Robert Jameson Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

280. Richard Mentor Johnson Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

281. Sir Robert Jones Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

282. Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor Document Signed Starting Bid $200

283. Benito Juarez Document Signed Starting Bid $200

284. Helen Keller Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

285. Robert F. Kennedy Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

286. Robert F. Kennedy Signed Program Starting Bid $200

287. Rose Kennedy Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

288. Kennedy Assassination: Clint Hill Signed Book Starting Bid $200

289. Kennedy

290. Coretta Scott King Signed Cover Starting Bid $200

Assassination: Oswald Captors Signed Souvenir Typescript


291. King Alfonso XII Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

292. King Christian X and Queen Alexandrine Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

293. King Edward VII Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

294. King George III Document Signed Starting Bid $200

295. King Hussein of Jordan Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

296. King Leopold II of Belgium and Queen Marie Henriette (2) Letters Starting Bid $200

297. King Paul of Greece Signed Christmas Card Starting Bid $200

298. King Umberto I of Italy Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

299. Alfred Kinsey Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

300. John Kirk Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

301. Simon Lake Submarine Vessel Patent Lithograph Starting Bid $200

302. Jerome Lalande Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

303. Austen Henry Layard Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

304. Urbain Le Verrier Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

305. I. M. Levitt Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

306. Willy Ley Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100


307. Robert Todd Lincoln Signature Starting Bid $200

311. Charles Lyell Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

308. Robert Todd Lincoln and William H. Seward Signatures Starting Bid $200

309. Joseph Lister Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

312. Nelson Mandela Signed 313. Nelson Mandela Signed Photograph Commemorative Cover Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200

310. Edward Livingston Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

314. Nelson Mandela and F. W. De Klerk Signed Christmas Cards Starting Bid $200

315. Horace Mann Autograph Quotation Signed Starting Bid $200

316. Marie Antoinette: Claude François ChauveauLagarde Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

317. Nevil Maskelyne Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

318. Gaston Maspero Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

319. William Masters and Virginia Johnson Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

320. John E. Maynard Football Patent Lithograph Starting Bid $200

321. Charles H. Mayo Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

322. William J. Mayo Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200


323. Francis Leopold McClintock Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

327. Golda Meir Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

324. Edwin M. McMillan Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

325. Robert S. McNamara and William Westmoreland Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

328. Philippe-Antoine Merlin 329. Jacques Monod Signed de Douai Letter Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200

326. Margaret Mead (4) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

330. Rudolf Mossbauer Signed Bio Sheet Starting Bid $100

331. Mother Teresa Autograph Notes Signed Starting Bid $200

332. Mother Teresa Signed Prayer Slip Starting Bid $200

333. Mother Teresa Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

334. Roderick Murchison Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

335. John Benjamin Murphy Signature Starting Bid $200

336. Nobel Prize in Chemistry (7) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

337. Tenzing Norgay Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

338. William C. Oates Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200


339. Hermann Oberth Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

340. Richard Owen Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

341. Paul Painleve Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

342. Pasquale Paoli Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

343. Thomas Heazle Parke Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

344. Antoine-Augustin Parmentier Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

345. William Edward Parry Autograph Letter Signed to John Franklin Starting Bid $200

346. Linus Pauling Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

347. George Peabody Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

348. Max Perutz Handwritten Manuscript and Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

349. John Phillips Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

350. George Porter Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

351. Vladimir Prelog Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

352. Prince Ludwig von Anhalt-Köthen Document Signed Starting Bid $200

353. Princess Grace and Prince Rainier Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

354. Richard A. Proctor Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


355. Gaspard de Prony Document Signed Starting Bid $200

356. Melvin Purvis Signed Check Starting Bid $100

357. Matthew Quay Autograph Quotation Signed Starting Bid $200

358. Queen Isabella II Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

359. Queen Mary of Teck Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

360. William Ramsay Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

361. Ferdinand Ritter von Mannlicher Automatic Firearm Patent Lithograph Starting Bid $200

362. Juan Manuel de Rosas Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

363. James Clark Ross Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

364. John Ross Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

365. Jack Ruby Signed Check Starting Bid $200

366. Richard Rush Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

367. Ernst Ruska Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

368. Edward Sabine Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

369. Carl Sagan Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

370. Russell Sage (2) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200


371. Abdus Salam Autograph Manuscript Signed Starting Bid $200

372. Jonas Salk Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

373. Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin Signed First Day Covers Starting Bid $200

374. Paul Samuelson Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

375. Margaret Sanger Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

376. Charles Sprague Sargent (2) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

377. Antonin Scalia Signed Book Starting Bid $200

378. Antonin Scalia Signed Book Starting Bid $200

379. William Scoresby Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

380. Glenn Seaborg Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

381. Emilio Segre Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

382. Hans Selye Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

383. Horatio Seymour Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

384. Ernest Shackleton Signature Starting Bid $200

385. Harlow Shapley Autograph Letters Signed (3) Starting Bid $100

386. Edward Albert SharpeySchafer Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


387. William Shockley Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

388. Carl Wilhelm Siemens (3) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

389. O. J. Simpson and Johnnie Cochran Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

390. Sir John Sinclair Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

391. Benjamin Spock Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

392. Benjamin Spock Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

393. Charles Spurgeon Signature Starting Bid $200

394. Robert Stephenson Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

395. Robert Stroud Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

396. William Sulzer Endorsement and Chester Platt Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

397. Charles Sumner and Senators Document Signed Starting Bid $200

398. Charles Sumner Autograph Endorsement Signed Starting Bid $200

399. Supreme Court (7) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

400. Willie Sutton Signed Newspaper Photo Starting Bid $200

401. Edward L. Tatum Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

402. Edward Teller Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200


403. Howard M. Temin Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

404. Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies Document Signed Starting Bid $200

405. Margaret Thatcher Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

406. Margaret Thatcher Signed Book Starting Bid $200

407. Margaret Thatcher Signed Book Starting Bid $200

408. Margaret Thatcher (2) Signed Books Starting Bid $200

409. Margaret Thatcher Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

410. Elihu Thomson X-Ray Patent Lithograph Starting Bid $200

411. William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

412. Titanic: Millvina Dean Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

413. Titanic: McKenzie and Dean (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

414. Titanic: George Widener Document Signed Starting Bid $200

415. John Tyndall Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

416. U.S. Treasury Department (16) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

417. James Van Allen Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

418. Vice Presidents (5) Signatures Starting Bid $200


419. Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

420. George Walton Document Signed Starting Bid $200

421. Daniel Webster (3) Autographs Starting Bid $200

422. Chaim Weizmann Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

423. Charles Wheatstone Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

424. Elie Wiesel and Simon Wiesenthal Signed First Day Covers Starting Bid $200

425. William Wilberforce Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

426. Duke and Duchess of Windsor Signatures Starting Bid $200

427. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

428. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Partial Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

429. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Document Signed Starting Bid $200

430. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Jedediah Huntington Document Signed Starting Bid $200

431. Computer Scientists (3) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

432. John Sculley Signed Book Starting Bid $200

433. Ronald Wayne Signed Circuit Board Starting Bid $200

434. Apple: Steve Wozniak Signed Apple-1 Manual Starting Bid $200


435. Apple: Steve Wozniak Signed Apple-1 Schematic Starting Bid $200

436. Apple: Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

437. Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne Signed Apple II Manual Starting Bid $200

438. Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

439. Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne Signatures Starting Bid $200

453. Raimondo Montecuccoli Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

454. Bud Anderson Signed Photograph and Card Starting Bid $200

455. William Bainbridge Document Signed Starting Bid $200

456. Alexandre de Beauharnais Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

457. Richard Bong Signature Starting Bid $200

458. Lazare Carnot Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

459. Isaac Chauncey Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

462. Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke Document Signed Starting Bid $200

463. Charles Cornwallis Partial Handwritten Letter Starting Bid $200

460. Claire L. Chennault Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

461. Civil

War: Private Dalzell Autograph Manuscript Signed Starting Bid $100


464. Richard Dale Document Signed Starting Bid $200

465. James H. Doolittle Typed Letter Signed and Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

466. James H. Doolittle Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

467. Enola Gay Signed Print Starting Bid $200

468. Enola Gay Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

469. Enola Gay Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

470. Enola Gay: George Caron Signed Photograph and Booklet Starting Bid $200

471. Enola Gay: Paul Tibbets Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

472. Enola Gay: Paul Tibbets Signed Souvenir Typescript Starting Bid $200

473. Enola Gay Model Signed by Dutch Van Kirk and Morris Jeppson Starting Bid $200

474. Robley D. Evans Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

475. Johann Ewald Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

476. David G. Farragut Signed Print Starting Bid $200

477. William Fawcett Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

478. Flying Tigers (17) MultiSigned Bookplate Starting Bid $200

479. Mitsuo Fuchida Signed Cover Starting Bid $200


480. James M. Gavin Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

481. Armand Louis de Gontaut Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

482. Charles ‘Chinese’ Gordon Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

483. Thomas Masterman Hardy Hand-Addressed Mailing Panel Starting Bid $200

484. Lazare Hoche Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

485. O. O. Howard Signature Starting Bid $200

486. Thomas ap Catesby Jones Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

487. Francois Christophe de Kellermann Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

488. Charles-Malo de Lameth Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

489. Curtis LeMay and Hoyt Vandenberg Signatures Starting Bid $200

490. James Longstreet Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

491. Charles Marshall Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

492. Montgomery of Alamein Signature Starting Bid $200

493. Karl Freiherr von Muffling Autograph Note Signed Starting Bid $200

494. Alexander Murray Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

495. Napoleon: Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


496. Pearl Harbor: Mitsuo Fuchida and Minoru Genda (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

497. John J. Pershing Signed Book Starting Bid $200

498. John J. Pershing Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

499. David D. Porter Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

500. Colin Powell Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

501. Revolution-era Newspapers (5) Starting Bid $200

502. John Rodgers Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

503. William S. Rosecrans Signature Starting Bid $200

504. Winfield Scott Schley Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

505. Robert L. Scott, Jr. (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

506. Philip H. Sheridan Signature Starting Bid $200

507. William T. Sherman Signed Check Starting Bid $200

508. Raymond A. Spruance Signature Starting Bid $200

509. Robert F. Stockton Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

510. Friedrich Karl von Tettenborn Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

511. Thirty Years' War: Tilly, Bernard, and Traun (3) Autographs Starting Bid $200


512. USS Constitution (2) Bookends Starting Bid $200

513. War of 1812: Daniel D. Tompkins Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

514. Fletcher Webster (2) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

515. Duke of Wellington Signed Free Frank Starting Bid $200

516. Isaac D. White Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

517. World War II (3) Signed Books Starting Bid $200

518. Sgt. Alvin C. York Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

524. Aviation: Pilots and Pioneers (14) Signed Prints by Milton Caniff Starting Bid $200

525. Aviators (19) MultiSigned Program with George Bush, Charlie Duke, and Chuck Yeager Starting Bid $200

529. Charles Lindbergh Signed Book Starting Bid $200

526. Louis and Jacques 527. Joe Kittinger (2) Signed Breguet Signed Photograph Philatelic Souvenirs Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200

530. Thaddeus Lowe Document Signed Starting Bid $200

531. Francesco de Pinedo Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

528. Charles Lindbergh Signed Air Mail Cover Starting Bid $200

532. Voyager Signed FDC Starting Bid $200


533. Chuck Yeager (4) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

534. Chuck Yeager (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

535. Chuck Yeager and Gerald Ford (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

543. Buzz Aldrin Signed Oversized Photograph Starting Bid $200

544. Buzz Aldrin Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

545. Buzz Aldrin Signed Book Starting Bid $200

546. Buzz Aldrin Signed Book Starting Bid $200

547. Buzz Aldrin and Edgar Mitchell (2) Signed Programs Starting Bid $200

548. Apollo 11 Signatures Starting Bid $200

549. Apollo 12 Signed Insurance Cover Starting Bid $200

550. Apollo 12 (2) Arrival Ceremony Passes Starting Bid $200

551. Apollo 12 Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

552. Apollo 12: Conrad and Gordon Signed Launch Day Cover Starting Bid $200

553. Apollo 13 Signed Cover Starting Bid $200

554. Apollo 13 Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

555. Apollo 13 Signed Launch Day Cover Starting Bid $200


556. Apollo 13: Haise and Kranz Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

557. Apollo 13: Lovell and Haise Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

558. Apollo 7 Signed Recovery Cover Starting Bid $200

559. Apollo-Soyuz Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

560. Astronauts (6) Signed Books Starting Bid $200

561. Astronauts (2) Signed Photographs with (28) Autographs Starting Bid $200

562. Astronauts and Aviators Multi-Signed Program Starting Bid $200

563. Alan Bean Signed Poster Starting Bid $100

564. Frank Borman Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

565. Frank Borman Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

566. Gene Cernan Signed Book Starting Bid $200

567. Gene Cernan and James Lovell (2) Signed Programs Starting Bid $200

568. Gene Cernan and Ron Evans (2) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

569. Michael Collins Signed Oversized Photograph Starting Bid $200

570. Gordon Cooper Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

571. Cosmonauts Signed Copernicus Cover Starting Bid $200


572. Bob Crippen (7) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

573. Walt Cunningham Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

574. Walt Cunningham (2) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

575. Charlie Duke Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

576. Gemini 6 Signed Cover Starting Bid $200

577. Ed Gibson (7) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

578. John Glenn Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

579. John Glenn Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

580. Fred Haise Signed Oversized Photograph Starting Bid $200

581. Fred Haise Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

582. Fred Haise Signed Photograph and Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

583. Fred Haise Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

584. Fred Haise (2) Signed Trading Cards Starting Bid $200

585. Jim Irwin Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

586. Gene Kranz (3) Signed Trading Cards Starting Bid $200

587. Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. Signed Cover Starting Bid $200


588. Alexei Leonov and Valeri Kubasov (2) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

589. Jack Lousma (6) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

590. James Lovell (2) Signed Trading Cards Starting Bid $200

591. James Lovell Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

592. James Lovell Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

593. James Lovell and Fred Haise (2) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

594. Bruce McCandless (3) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

595. Mercury 7 Signed Book Starting Bid $300

596. Mercury Astronauts (5) Signed Covers Starting Bid $200

597. Mercury Astronauts (4) Signed Pamphlet Starting Bid $200

598. Mercury Astronauts (3) Signed Invitation Starting Bid $200

599. Mission Control Signed Commemorative Cover Starting Bid $200

600. Edgar Mitchell Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

601. Moonwalkers (6) Signed Business Cards Starting Bid $200

603. NASA Astronaut Group 604. NASA Astronaut Group 8 Multi-Signed Photograph 9 Multi-Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200


605. NASA Astronaut Group 9 (4) Signed Covers Starting Bid $200

606. NASA Astronauts (25) Signed Business Cards Starting Bid $200

607. NASA/Apollo Lunar Module CES Stimuli #1 Control Panel Starting Bid $200

608. Operation Paperclip (7) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

609. Project Mercury Introduction and Site Handbook Starting Bid $200

610. Sally Ride Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

611. Sally Ride Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

612. Wally Schirra (4) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

613. Alan Shepard Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

614. Skylab Multi-Signed Program Starting Bid $200

615. Skylab 3 Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

616. Skylab 4 Signed Cover Starting Bid $200

617. Space Shuttle (3) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

618. Space Shuttle Astronauts (25) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

619. Space Shuttle Atlantis Flown Flag Starting Bid $200

620. Space Shuttle: Approach and Landing Tests (3) Signed Covers Starting Bid $200


621. Tom Stafford Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

622. Tom Stafford and Deke Slayton (2) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

623. STS-114 (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

624. STS-92 (2) Signed Items and Flown Payload Bay Liner Starting Bid $200

625. Milt Thompson Signed Photograph and Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

626. Wernher von Braun Signed FDC Starting Bid $200

627. Wernher von Braun Signature Starting Bid $200

628. Al Worden's Apollo 15 Crew-Signed Cover Starting Bid $200

629. X-15 Collection of (33) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

630. X-15 Pilots (5) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

631. X-15 Pilots: Crossfield, Knight and Engle (4) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

632. John Young Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

645. Andy Warhol Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

647. Ansel Adams Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

648. American Painters (13) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

649. American Painters (6) Signatures Starting Bid $100


650. Richard Avedon Signed Poster Starting Bid $200

651. Francis Bacon Signed Postcard Starting Bid $200

652. Frederic Auguste Bartholdi Signature Starting Bid $100

653. Peter Blake Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

654. Peter Blake Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

655. Peter Blake Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

656. Salvador Dali Signature Starting Bid $200

657. Christian Dior Signed Magazine Cover Starting Bid $200

658. Hubert de Givenchy Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

659. Robert Indiana Signed Photograph and First Day Cover Starting Bid $200

660. Joseph Israels Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

661. Yousuf Karsh (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

662. Rockwell Kent Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

663. Le Corbusier Signature 664. Andre Lhote Autograph Starting Bid $200 Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

665. Roy Lichtenstein Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200


666. Winsor McCay Signed Sketch Starting Bid $200

667. Thomas Nast Signature Starting Bid $100

668. Benedetto Pistrucci Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

669. Norman Rockwell Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

670. Norman Rockwell Signed Magazine Cover Starting Bid $200

671. Norman Rockwell Signed Program and Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

672. Felicien Rops Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

673. John Singer Sargent (2) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $200

674. Scottish Painters (3) Autographs Starting Bid $200

675. Sculptors (6) Autographs Starting Bid $200

676. Valentino Signed Book Starting Bid $200

677. Alberto Vargas Signed Magazine Page Starting Bid $200

678. Andy Warhol Signed Ad Starting Bid $200

679. Andy Warhol Signature Starting Bid $200

680. Andrew and Jamie Wyeth (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

681. Zao Wou-Ki Signature Starting Bid $200


684. Cartoonists (10) Signed 685. Disney: Richard and Sketches Robert Sherman Signatures Starting Bid $200 with Autograph Musical Quotation Starting Bid $200

686. Matt Groening Signed Book with Sketch Starting Bid $200

687. William Hanna and Joe Barbera Signed Limited Edition Cel Starting Bid $200

692. Charles Dickens Signature Starting Bid $200

704. Conrad Aiken Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

705. American Writers (4) Signed Stamp Sheets Starting Bid $200

706. Isaac Asimov Signed First Day Cover Starting Bid $200

707. James M. Barrie Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

708. William Cullen Bryant Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

709. John Burroughs Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

710. Hall Caine Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

711. Wilkie Collins Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

712. Gabriele D'Annunzio Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

713. Daphne du Maurier Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

714. Alexandre Dumas, fils Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


715. Camille Flammarion Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

716. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

717. Sir Robert Howard Document Signed Starting Bid $200

718. Washington Irving Signature Starting Bid $200

719. Colette de Jouvenel Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

720. Stephen King Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

721. Timothy Leary Signature Starting Bid $100

722. Maurice Maeterlinck Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

723. John Masefield Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

724. George Meredith Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

725. John Ruskin Autograph Letter Signed and Signature Starting Bid $200

726. Scottish Authors (5) Autographs Starting Bid $200

727. Algernon Swinburne Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

728. Booth Tarkington Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

729. William Makepeace Thackeray Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

730. Armin Vambery Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


731. Tom Wolfe Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

732. Tom Wolfe Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

742. Johnny Cash Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

743. Beach Boys Signatures with Dennis and Carl Wilson Starting Bid $200

755. David Bowie Signature Starting Bid $200

762. Pink Floyd Signatures Starting Bid $300

775. American Singers and Composers (4) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

776. Jussi Bjorling Signed Photograph and Program Starting Bid $200

777. Nadia Boulanger Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $100

781. Armand Castelmary Signed Sketch Starting Bid $100

778. British Composers and 779. Benjamin Britten and Singers (8) Signed Items Peter Pears (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $100 Starting Bid $200

782. Gustave Charpentier Signed Photograph with Autograph Musical Quotation Signed Starting Bid $200

783. Ten Composers Autograph Musical Quotations Signed Starting Bid $200

780. Ole Bull Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

784. Aaron Copland Signed Photograph and FDC Starting Bid $200


785. Leo Delibes Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

786. Nico Dostal Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

787. Rudolph Friml Typed Letter Signed and Autograph Musical Quotation Signed Starting Bid $100

788. Alexander Glazunov Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

789. Charles Gounod Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

790. Charles Gounod and Ambroise Thomas Autograph Musical Quotations Signed Starting Bid $200

791. Giacomo Meyerbeer Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

792. Cole Porter and Victor Herbert (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

793. Giovanni Battista Rubini Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

794. Anton Rubinstein Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

795. Camille Saint-Saens Collection of (16) Autograph Letters Signed Starting Bid $300

796. Jean Sibelius Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

797. Josef Stransky Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

798. Oscar Straus Autograph Musical Quotation Signed and Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

799. Johann Strauss Signature Starting Bid $200

800. Arthur Sullivan Autograph Letter Signed Starting Bid $200


801. Louis Armstrong and Velma Middleton Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

802. Tony Bennett Signed Sketch Starting Bid $200

803. Art Blakey Signature Starting Bid $200

804. Art Blakey Signed Handbill Starting Bid $200

805. Mike Bloomfield Original Photograph Starting Bid $200

806. Broadway Composers (3) Documents Signed Starting Bid $200

807. Dave Brubeck (7) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

808. Cab Calloway Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

809. Nat King Cole Signed Program Page Starting Bid $200

810. Sam Cooke Signature Starting Bid $200

811. Duke Ellington Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

812. George Gershwin Signature Starting Bid $200

813. J. C. Heard Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

814. Billie Holiday Signature 815. Howlin' Wolf Oversized Starting Bid $200 Original Photograph Starting Bid $200

816. Little Walter Original Photograph Starting Bid $200


817. Modern Jazz Quartet Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

818. Popular Composers (6) Signed First Day Cover Starting Bid $100

819. John Philip Sousa Typed Letter Signed Starting Bid $200

820. Otis Spann and James Cotton Original Photograph Starting Bid $200

821. Sarah Vaughan Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

822. Dinah Washington Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

823. Muddy Waters and James Cotton Original Photograph Starting Bid $200

824. Big Joe Williams Original Photograph Starting Bid $200

825. Allman Brothers (3) Signatures Starting Bid $200

826. Bad Company Signed CD Starting Bid $200

827. Badfinger (3) Handwritten Lyrics by Ham, Gibbins, and Griffiths Starting Bid $200

828. Beatles: Ringo Starr Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

830. Blondie 1980 European 831. Boomtown Rats Signed Tour (4) Items Album Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200

832. David Bowie Signed Song Book Starting Bid $200

829. Beatles: Ringo Starr Signature Starting Bid $200


833. David Bowie Signed Album Starting Bid $200

834. David Bowie Signature Starting Bid $200

835. David Bowie Signed Poster Starting Bid $200

836. Jackson Browne Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

837. Ray Charles Signature Starting Bid $200

838. Eric Clapton Signature Starting Bid $200

839. Joe Cocker Signed CD Starting Bid $200

840. Bobby Darin Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

841. Neil Diamond Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

842. Bo Diddley Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

843. Bob Dylan Original Photograph Starting Bid $200

844. The Eagles: Henley, Walsh, Schmit, and Meisner Signatures Starting Bid $200

845. Aretha Franklin Signature Starting Bid $200

846. General Public Signed Album Starting Bid $200

847. Genesis Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

848. Genesis Signed VHS Cover Inlay Starting Bid $200


849. Hall and Oates Signed Album Starting Bid $200

850. Debbie Harry Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

851. The Hollies Signed Fan Club Card Starting Bid $200

852. INXS Signed Album Starting Bid $200

853. INXS Signed Album Starting Bid $200

854. Joan Jett and Marky Ramone Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

855. Elton John Signed Program Starting Bid $200

856. Elton John Signed Sheet Music Starting Bid $200

857. KISS: Paul Stanley Signed Canvas Print Starting Bid $200

858. Led Zeppelin: George Hardie Signed Lithograph Starting Bid $200

859. Led Zeppelin: John Paul Jones Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

860. Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant Signed Cassette Tape Starting Bid $200

861. Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant Signed Cassette Tape Starting Bid $200

862. Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant Signed Cassette Tape Starting Bid $200

863. Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant Signed Cassette Tape Starting Bid $200

864. Alvin Lee Original Painting by Peter Green Starting Bid $200


865. Huey Lewis and the News Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

866. Little Richard Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

867. Ozzy Osbourne Signed Poster Starting Bid $200

868. Carl Perkins Signed Program Page Starting Bid $200

869. Pink Floyd: Roger Waters Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

870. Queen: Brian May Signed CD Starting Bid $200

871. The Rascals Signed Photograph Starting Bid $100

872. Paul Revere and the Raiders (5) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

873. Rock and Roll (2) MultiSigned Photographs Starting Bid $200

874. Rock Music (4) Signed Albums Starting Bid $200

875. Charlie Watts Starting Bid $200

876. Diana Ross Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

877. Phil Spector Document Signed Starting Bid $100

878. Spinal Tap Signed Poster Starting Bid $200

879. Bruce Springsteen Signature Starting Bid $200

880. Talking Heads Signed Album Starting Bid $200


881. Tom Waits Signature Starting Bid $200

882. Stevie Wonder Signature Starting Bid $200

883. Yes Signed Album Starting Bid $200

884. Frank Zappa Signed Check Starting Bid $200

885. Frank Zappa Signature Starting Bid $200

886. ZZ Top Signatures Starting Bid $200

887. Misfits Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

888. 1st Annual Punk Magazine 1978 Awards Ceremony Poster Starting Bid $200

889. Ramones (3) StageUsed Guitar Picks Starting Bid $200

890. ABBA Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

891. ABBA (4) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

892. Cher Signed Book Starting Bid $200

893. Whitney Houston Signature Starting Bid $200

894. Janet Jackson Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

895. Carole King Signed Sheet Music Starting Bid $200

896. Madonna Signature Starting Bid $200


897. George Michael Signed Picture Disc Album Starting Bid $200

898. George Michael Signed Tour Book Starting Bid $200

899. George Michael Signed Album Starting Bid $200

900. George Michael Signed Backstage Pass Starting Bid $200

901. George Michael Signed Contract Rider Starting Bid $200

902. George Michael Signed CD Starting Bid $200

903. George Michael Signed CD Starting Bid $200

904. George Michael Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

905. George Michael Signed Tour Flyer Starting Bid $200

906. George Michael Signed Album Starting Bid $200

907. George Michael Signed Album Starting Bid $200

908. The Pointer Sisters Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

909. Spice Girls Signed Magazine Cover Starting Bid $200

910. Wham! Signed Album Starting Bid $200

911. Wham! Signed Album Starting Bid $200

912. Wham! Signed Album Starting Bid $200


919. Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Poster Starting Bid $200

928. 1956 Topps #11 Cubs Team (Name Centered) PSA NM-MT 8 - Ten Higher! Starting Bid $200

931. Hank Aaron Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

933. Muhammad Ali Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

936. Baseball Hall of Fame Perez-Steele 'Great Moments' Card Sets with (66) Signed Starting Bid $200

929. 1956 Topps #228 930. 1984 TCMA Pawtucket Mickey Vernon - PSA MINT 9 Red Sox Complete Set with - Four Higher! Signed Roger Clemens Card Starting Bid $100 Starting Bid $200

934. Baltimore Orioles (6) Signed Covers Starting Bid $100

935. Baseball Hall of Fame Perez-Steele Card Sets with (74) Signed Starting Bid $200

937. Baseball Hall of Famers 938. Baseball Hall of Famers 939. Baseball Hall of Famers (20) Signed Covers (9) Signed HOF Cards (18) Signed Items Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200

940. Baseball Hall of Famers 941. Baseball Hall of Famers 942. Baseball Hall of Famers 943. Baseball Hall of Famers (12) Signed HOF Cards (8) Signed Baseball (11) Signed HOF Cards (3) Signed Books Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $200 Starting Bid $100 Starting Bid $100


944. Baseball: 20 Game Winners Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

945. Charlie Blackmon Signed Baseball Starting Bid $100

946. Boston Braves and Cleveland Indians (2) 1948 World Series Programs Starting Bid $100

947. Boston Red Sox: 2004 Team-Signed Photo Starting Bid $200

948. Boston Red Sox 1967 and 1975 World Series Ticket Stubs Starting Bid $100

949. Boston Rustlers: 1911 Program Starting Bid $100

950. Tom Brady Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

951. Brooklyn Robins: 1917 Program with Jim Thorpe Starting Bid $100

952. Steve Carlton Signed 300th Win Ticket Stub Starting Bid $200

953. Wilt Chamberlain Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

954. Forrest S. DeBernardi Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

955. Jacob deGrom Signed Baseball Starting Bid $200

956. Jean Dubuc (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

957. Leo Durocher Signed 1934 Goudey #7 Baseball Card Starting Bid $200

958. Lenny Dykstra GameUsed Jersey Starting Bid $200

959. Early 20th Century Collegiate Baseball Programs (3) Starting Bid $100


960. Roger Federer (4) Signed Items Starting Bid $200

961. Curt Flood Signed Baseball Starting Bid $200

962. Football Hall of Fame Lot of (114) Signed Goal Line Art Cards Starting Bid $200

963. Football Hall of Fame Lot of (19) Signed Goal Line Art Cards Starting Bid $200

964. Ford Frick Starting Bid $100

965. Warren Giles Starting Bid $100

966. Golf 1991 Pro Set PGA Tour Complete Card Set with (282) Signed Cards Starting Bid $200

967. Golf Legends: Palmer, Nicklaus, and Player Signed Print Starting Bid $200

968. Gorgeous George Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

969. Red Grange (2) Signed Items Starting Bid $100

970. Clark Griffith Signed Contract Starting Bid $200

971. Clark Griffith (3) Signed Items Starting Bid $100

972. Franco Harris Signed Oversized Photograph Starting Bid $200

973. Indianapolis 500 MultiSigned Poster Starting Bid $200

974. Travis Jackson Signed 1933 Goudey #102 Baseball Card Starting Bid $200

975. Sandy Koufax Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200


976. Major League Baseball Programs (3) Starting Bid $100

977. Mickey Mantle Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

978. Mantle, Mays, and Snider Signed Print Starting Bid $200

979. Rocky Marciano vs. Jersey Joe Walcott (2) Tickets Starting Bid $100

980. Willie Mays Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

981. Minor League Baseball Programs (6) Starting Bid $100

982. Johnny Mize Signed Contract Starting Bid $200

983. Thurman Munson Signed Baseball Starting Bid $200

984. Negro League Baseball Stars (36) Signed Cards Starting Bid $200

985. New York Yankees 1932 World Series Ticket Stub Starting Bid $200

986. New York Yankees 1947 World Series Ticket Stub Starting Bid $100

987. New York Yankees 1958 World Series (5) Ticket Stubs Starting Bid $200

988. New York Yankees vs. Washington Senators 1942 Military Benefit Ticket Stub: Babe Ruth's 'Last Home Run' Starting Bid $100

989. Jack Nicklaus Signed Golf Ball Starting Bid $200

990. NY Mets: Kiner, Murphy, and Stengel Bobbleheads Starting Bid $200

991. NY Yankees: Cone and Girardi Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200


992. Satchel Paige Signed HOF Card Starting Bid $200

993. Arnold Palmer and Byron Nelson (6) Signed Photographs Starting Bid $200

994. Pittsburgh Pirates: 1901 Program with Honus Wagner Starting Bid $100

995. Pittsburgh Pirates: 1902 Program with Honus Wagner Starting Bid $100

996. Providence Grays: 1912 International League Program Starting Bid $100

997. Brooks and Frank Robinson (2) Signed Baseball Cards Starting Bid $100

998. San Diego Padres (11) Signed Covers with Tony Gwynn Starting Bid $100

999. Mike Schmidt Signed Baseball Starting Bid $200

1000. Willie Shoemaker Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

1001. Sports Illustrated #1 with Envelope Starting Bid $100

1002. St. Louis Cardinals (10) Signed Covers Starting Bid $200

1003. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famers: Musial, Brock, and Schoendienst Signed Baseballs Starting Bid $200

1004. Willie Stargell (4) Signed HOF Cards Starting Bid $100

1005. Payne Stewart Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

1006. Tennis (4) Signed Covers Starting Bid $200

1007. Frank Thomas's 1962 New York Mets Game-Used Cleats Starting Bid $200


1008. Mike Tyson Signed Photograph Starting Bid $200

1009. Lloyd Waner Signed 1934 Diamond Stars #16 Baseball Card Starting Bid $200


Conditions of Sale ANYONE EITHER REGISTERING TO BID OR PLACING A BID (“BIDDER”) ACCEPTS THESE CONDITIONS OF SALE AND ENTERS INTO A LEGALLY, BINDING, ENFORCEABLE AGREEMENT WITH R&R AUCTION COMPANY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LLC (“RR AUCTION”) TOGETHER WITH BIDDER, THE “PARTIES”). This Agreement contains important provisions that control rights and liabilities, and specifically has provisions governing how disputes are handled as well as LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY that can be imposed upon RR Auction, WAIVER OF JURY and ARBITRATION PROVISIONS. This acknowledgement is a material term of these Conditions of Sale and of the consideration under which RR Auction agrees to these terms. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. The following terms and conditions (“Conditions of Sale”) constitute the sole terms and conditions under which RR Auction will offer for sale and sell the property on its website, and/or described in the catalog of items for auction (the “Catalog”). These Conditions of Sale constitute a binding agreement between the Parties with respect to the auction in which Bidder participates (the “Auction”). By bidding at the Auction, whether in person, through an agent or representative, by telephone, facsimile, online, absentee bid, or by any other form of bid or by any other means, Bidder acknowledges the thorough reading and understanding of all of these Conditions of Sale, all descriptions of items in the Catalog, and all matters incorporated herein by reference, and agrees to be fully bound thereby.

Section 1 The Parties1.1 RR Auction and Auction This Auction is presented by RR Auction, a d/b/a/ of R&R Auction Company of Massachusetts, LLC, as identified with the applicable licensing information on the title page of the Catalog or on the www.RRauction.com Internet site. The Auction is conducted under these Conditions of Sale. Announcements and corrections from the podium at live auctions and those made through the Conditions of Sale appearing on the Internet at RRauction.com supersede those in the printed Catalog. 1.2 Bidder Bidder shall mean the original Bidder on the property offered for sale by RR Auction and not any subsequent owner or other person who may acquire or have acquired an interest therein. If Bidder is an agent, the agency must be disclosed in writing to RR Auction prior to the time of sale, otherwise the benefits of the warranty shall be limited to the agent and not transferable to the undisclosed principal. The rights granted to Bidder under these Conditions of Sale are personal and may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or entity, whether by operation of law or otherwise without the express written assent of RR Auction. Bidder may not transfer, assign, or otherwise convey these Conditions of Sale or any of the rights herein, and such purported transfer, assignment, or conveyance shall be null and void. No third party may rely on any benefit or right conferred on any Bidder by these Conditions of Sale, and no third party is intended as a beneficiary of these Conditions of Sale. Bids will not be accepted from minor persons under eighteen (18) years of age without a parent or legal guardian’s written consent containing an acknowledgment of the Conditions of Sale herein and indicating their agreement to be bound thereby on behalf of the Bidder. All Bidders must meet RR Auction’s qualifications to bid. Any Bidder who is not a client in good standing of RR Auction may be disqualified at RR Auction’s sole option and will not be awarded lots. Such determination may be made by RR Auction in its sole and unlimited discretion, at any time prior to, during, or even after the close of the Auction. RR Auction reserves the right to exclude any person from the Auction. If an entity places a bid, then the person executing the bid on behalf of the entity agrees to personally guarantee payment for any successful bid and agrees to be bound by these Conditions of Sale in addition to company for whom the Bidder is acting By accepting the Conditions of Sale, Bidder personally and unconditionally guarantees payment. Section 2 Bidding Privileges 2.1 In order to place bids, Bidders who have not established an account with RR Auction must either furnish satisfactory credit information (including two collectibles-related business references) or supply additional information if requested, well in advance of the Auction. Bidders who are not members of RRAuction.com should pre-register before the close of the Auction to allow adequate time to contact references. Privileges will be granted at the sole discretion of RR Auction. Additionally, Bidders who have not previously established credit or who wish to bid in excess of their established credit history may be required to provide a cash deposit prior to RR Auction’s acceptance of a bid. Check writing privileges and immediate delivery of merchandise may also be determined by pre-approval of credit based on a combination of criteria: RRAuction.com history, related industry references, bank verification, a credit bureau report and/or a personal guarantee for a corporate or partnership entity in advance of the Auction venue. 2.2 Bidder providing any false or misleading information provided in connection with the registration shall be a material breach of the Conditions of Sale and in addition to any other remedies at law shall excuse RR Auction from performance under these Conditions

of Sale, including the right to any refund. 2.2 Bidding privileges may be revoked without notice, for any reason, at the sole discretion of RR Auction . Section 3 Buyer’s Premium 3.1 The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that a 25% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price on all individual lots sold in timed and live Auctions. Buyer’s premium for our Sports Auctions is 20%. For payment other than by cash, delivery will not be made unless and until full payment has been received by RR Auction, i.e., check or wired funds have fully cleared. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, signed by RR Auction, payment in full is due within thirteen (13) calendar days of the Auction or within twelve (12) calendar days of the invoice date, whichever is earlier. Bidder’s failure to pay any payment in full when due required shall constitute a material breach, and in addition to other damages available under contract or law, at RR Auction’s election, RR Auction may cancel the sale and require full premium still be due along with interest at 1.5% per month from the date of breach, or at the maximum legally allowable rate. Section 4 Bidding 4.1 Each Bidder’s determination of its bid should be based upon its own examination of the item(s) and independent investigation, rather than the any reliance as to what is represented in the Catalog, online or elsewhere. Bidder affirms that it regards any statements made by RR Auction concerning the item as solely opinion and that Bidder is making its own inspection and independent evaluation of the goods, and is not relying upon any description or statements by RR Auction (including as to quality, authenticity, provenance, ownership, liens existing, on goods legality, or value) in making its determination to bid on or purchase an item. In any purchase or sale, the value of the item(s) is determined by the price. THE BIDDER HEREBY ASSUMES ALL RISKS CONCERNING ANY AND ALL PURCHASES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. 4.2 RR AUCTION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS IN BIDDING. A Bidder should make certain to bid on the correct lot and that the bid is the maximum (plus the Buyer’s Premium) that the Bidder is willing and able to pay. Since other Bidders (by mail, facsimile, online, and in person) will be present, and since a re-offering could damage the momentum of the sale, once the hammer has fallen and RR Auction has announced the winning Bidder, such Bidder is unconditionally bound to pay for the lot, even if the Bidder has made a mistake. 4.3 All prospective Bidders who examine lots in person prior to the sale shall personally assume all responsibility for any damage they cause in so doing. RR Auction shall have sole discretion in determining the value of the damage caused, which shall be promptly paid by the prospective Bidder. 4.4 Title to any lot remains with Consignor, any secured party of the Consignor, or assignee of Consignor, as the case may be, until the lot is paid for in full by Bidder and Bidder has fully satisfied any outstanding financial obligations to RR Auction (including as it concerns aby other lots). RR Auction reserves the right to require payment in full before delivering any lot to the successful Bidder. 4.5 It is the Bidder’s responsibility and obligation to have the lots fully insured while in their possession. Bidder assumes any and all risk of loss upon the earlier of shipment to Bidder or in Bidder’s possession. 4.6 Bidder grants to RR Auction or its assigns the right to offset any sums due, or found to be due by RR Auction, and to make such offset from any past, subsequent or future consignment, or items acquired by Bidder in possession or control of RR Auction or from any sums due to Bidder by RR Auction. Bidder further grants RR Auction a lien consisting of a senior security interest (or purchase money security interest to the extent applicable) in such sums or items to the fullest extent applicable, authorizes RR Auction to file documents concerning the interest, and Bidder agrees to execute any further documents as may be reasonably necessary to grant RR Auction such security interest. Bidder agrees that RR Auction and its assigns shall be a secured party with respect to items bought by Bidder and in the possession of RR Auction, to the extent of the maximum indebtedness, plus all accrued fees and expenses, until the indebtedness is paid. 4.7 By bidding in this sale, Bidder personally and unconditionally guarantees payment. The authorized representative of any corporate Bidder who is present at the sale shall provide RR Auction or its agent, prior to the commencement of the bidding (or at the time of registration), with a statement signed by a principal, director or officer that they he or she personally and unconditionally guarantees any payment due RR Auction. 4.8 RR Auction may at its sole and absolute discretion, make loans or advances to Consignors and/or prospective Bidders. Section 5 Bidding Options 5.1 Non-Internet bids (including but not limited to in-person, facsimile, phone and mail bids) are treated similarly to floor bids in that they must be on-increment. Any in-person, facsimile, phone, or mail bids that do not conform to a full increment will be rounded up or down to the nearest full increment and this revised amount will be considered Bidder’s high bid. 5.2 When identical bids are submitted, preference is given to the first received. To ensure the greatest accuracy, written bids should be entered on the standard printed bid sheet and be received at RR Auction’s place of business at least twenty-four (24) hours before


the Auction start. RR Auction is not responsible for executing mail bids or facsimile bids received on or after the day the first lot is sold, nor Internet bids submitted after the published closing time; nor is RR Auction responsible for proper execution of bids submitted by telephone, mail, facsimile, e-mail, Internet, or in person once the Auction begins. 5.3 In all Auctions, bids on an item must raise the current high bid by at least 10%, or as specified on a per-Auction basis. Bids will be accepted in whole dollar amounts only. No “buy” or “unlimited” bids will be accepted. In a live sale, bids on an item can change at the discretion of RR Auction. 5.4 RR Auction reserves the right to accept or decline any bid. Bids must be for an entire lot and each lot constitutes a separate sale. All bids are per lot unless otherwise announced. Live auction lots will be sold in their numbered sequence unless RR Auction directs otherwise. It is unlawful and illegal for Bidders to collude, pool, or agree with another Bidder to pay less than the fair value for lot(s). For live auctions, RR Auction will have final discretion in the event that any dispute should arise between Bidders. RR Auction will determine the successful Bidder, cancel the sale, or re-offer and resell the lot or lots in dispute. RR Auction will have final discretion to resolve any disputes arising after the sale and in online auctions. If any dispute arises, RR Auction’s sale record is conclusive. Section 6 Payment 6.1 Subject to fulfillment of all of the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, upon the sooner of (1) the passing of title to the offered lot pursuant to these Conditions of Sale, or (2) possession of the offered lot by the Bidder, Bidder thereupon (a) assumes full risk and responsibility (including without limitation, liability for or damage to frames or glass covering prints, paintings, photos, or other works), and (b) will immediately pay the full purchase price or such part as RR Auction may require. In addition to other remedies available to RR Auction by law, RR Auction reserves the right to impose from the date of sale a late charge of 1.5% per month of the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with the conditions set forth herein. All property must be removed from RR Auction’s premises by the Bidder at his/her expense not later than sixty (60) business days following its sale and, if it is not so removed, RR Auction may send the purchased property to a public warehouse for the account, at the risk and expense of the Bidder. 6.2 Payment is due upon closing of the Auction session, or upon presentment of an invoice. RR Auction reserves the right to void an invoice if payment in full is not received within thirteen (13) calendar days of the Auction or within twelve (12) calendar days of the invoice date. In cases of nonpayment, RR Auction’s election to void a sale does not relieve the Bidder from their obligation to pay RR Auction its fees (seller’s and Buyer’s Premium) on the lot and any other damages pertaining to the lot. 6.3 All sales for total invoices greater than $1,000 are strictly for cash in United States dollars (including U.S. currency, bank wire, cashier checks, eChecks, and bank money orders), and are subject to all reporting requirements. 6.4 All deliveries are subject to good funds; funds being received in RR Auction’s account before delivery of the Purchases; and all payments are subject to a clearing period. RR Auction reserves the right to determine if a check constitutes “good funds”: checks drawn on a U.S. bank are subject to a ten (10) calendar day hold, and ten (10) business days when drawn on an international bank. Clients with pre-arranged credit status may receive immediate credit for payments via e-Check, personal or corporate checks. 6.5 In the event that a Bidder’s payment is dishonored upon presentment(s), Bidder shall pay the maximum statutory processing fee set by applicable state law. If Bidder attempts to pay via check and the financial institution denies the transfer from Bidder’s bank account, or the payment cannot be completed using the selected funding source, Bidder agrees to complete payment. 6.7 If RR Auction refers any unpaid invoice to an attorney for collection, the Bidder agrees to pay and shall be liable for RR Auction’s attorney’s fees, court costs, and other collection costs incurred by RR Auction in addition to the invoice amount and interest the greater of 1.5% per month or at the maximum legally allowable rate from date of invoice to collection. If RR Auction assigns collection to its house counsel, such attorney’s time expended on the matter shall be compensated at a rate comparable to the hourly rate of independent attorneys. 6.8 RR Auction shall have a lien against the merchandise purchased by the Bidder (as well as to the extent it is a consignor any other monies owed or due to Bidder) to secure payment of the Auction invoice. RR Auction is further granted a lien and the right to retain possession of any other property of the Bidder then held by RR Auction or its affiliates to secure payment of any Auction invoice or any other amounts due RR Auction or affiliates from the Bidder. With respect to these lien rights, RR Auction shall have all the rights of a secured creditor, including but not limited to the right of sale. In addition, with respect to payment of the Auction invoice(s), the Bidder waives any and all rights of offset he might otherwise have against RR Auction and the consignor of the merchandise included on the invoice (the Consignor”). If a Bidder owes RR Auction or its affiliates on any account, RR Auction and its affiliates shall have the right to offset such unpaid account by any credit balance due Bidder, and it may secure by possessory lien any unpaid amount by any of the Bidder’s property in their possession. 6.9 All checks, cashiers checks, bank checks, or money orders are payable to R&R Auction Company of Massachusetts, LLC. RR Auction clients with an invoice totaling $1,000 or under will have the option to pay by VISA, Mastercard, Discover or Paypal. All Paypal payments must be sent to FinanceDepartment@rrauction.com. Authorize.net, a third-party service provider contracted by RR Auction for processing on-line payments, charges a nonrefundable service fee of 3%, which will be added to your final invoice should you pay by credit/debit card. Section 7 Sales Tax

RR Auction is a remote seller and we are now required to collect Sales/Use Tax from our bidders. The states that we have nexus in we will be required to collect and remit sales tax on your behalf. Each state has different requirements to meet nexus. When RR Auction has achieved a certain monetary and/or invoice threshold in each state we will apply sales tax to your total invoice. Please go to our terms on our website to see the states that are affected. If we have not achieved nexus in a particular state it is still your responsibility to pay sales tax on your purchases. The sales tax rate is determined by the State, Country, and City where purchases are shipped to. If you decide to pick up your purchases at our New Hampshire location you will not be required to pay sales tax. The State of New Hampshire does not have a general sales and use tax. All purchases picked up at our Massachusetts location will be taxed at the current rate of 6.25%. Pennsylvania sales or use tax may be due in connection with the purchase and delivery of tangible personal property to Pennsylvania individuals and businesses. The purchaser is required to file a use tax return if tax is due in connection with the purchase and delivery in the Commonwealth. This notice is required pursuant to the provisions of the Tax Reform Code of 1971. 72 P.S. ¤ 7213.2. If you have a resale number please email Sue@RRAuction.com or fax to (603) 732-4288 a copy of your state resale certificate and you will be exempt from paying sales tax. Section 8 Delivery; Shipping; and Handling Charges Bidder is liable for shipping and handling and providing accurate information as to shipping or delivery locations and arranging for such. RR Auction is unable to combine purchases from other auctions or affiliates into one package for shipping purposes. Lots won will be shipped in a commercially reasonable time after payment in good funds for the merchandise and the shipping fees is received or credit extended, except when thirdparty shipment occurs. Bidder agrees that service and handling charges related to shipping items which are not pre-paid may be charged to a credit card on file with RR Auction. Successful international Bidders shall provide written shipping instructions, including specified Customs declarations, to RR Auction for any lots to be delivered outside of the United States. NOTE: Declaration value shall be the item’(s) hammer price and RR Auction shall use the correct harmonized code for the lot. Domestic Bidders on lots designated for third-party shipment must designate the common carrier, accept risk of loss, and prepay shipping costs. Section 9 Title Title shall not pass to the successful Bidder until all invoices of Bidder (including those pertaining to the item(s) at issue) and amounts owed to RR Auction are paid in full. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to provide adequate insurance coverage for the items once they have been delivered to a common carrier or third-party shipper. Section 10 Rights Reserved RR Auction reserves the right, at any time before, during or after an auction has ended to: withdraw any lot before or at the time of the Auction, cancel any bid, and/or to postpone the Auction of all or any lots or parts thereof, for any reason. RR Auction shall not be liable to any Bidder in the event of such withdrawal, cancellation, or postponement under any circumstances. RR Auction reserves the right to refuse to accept bids from anyone at any time. Section 11 Conducting the Auction 11.1 RR Auction reserves the right to postpone the Auction or any session thereof for a reasonable period of time for any reason whatsoever, and no Bidder or prospective Bidder shall have any claim as a result thereof, including consequential damages. 11.2 RR Auction’s Discretion: RR Auction shall determine opening bids and bidding increments. RR Auction has the right in its absolute discretion to reject any bid in the event of dispute between Bidders or if RR Auction has doubt as to the validity of any bid, to advance the bidding at its absolute discretion and to determine the successful Bidder in the event of a dispute between Bidders, to continue the bidding or to reoffer and resell the lot in question. In the event of a dispute after the sale, RR Auctions record of final sale shall be conclusive. RR Auction also may reject any bid if RR Auction decides either that any bid is below the reserve of the lot or article or that an advance is insufficient. Unless otherwise announced by RR Auction at the time of sale, no lots may be divided for the purpose of sale. 11.3 Reserves Lots may be subject to a reserve which is the confidential minimum price below which the lot will not be sold. Consignors may not bid on their own lots or property. RR Auction may, from time to time, bid on items that it does not own. RR Auction may execute bids consecutively or otherwise up to one bid increment below the reserve. 11.4 Off-Site Bidding Bidding by telephone, facsimile, online, or absentee bidding (advance written bids submitted by mail) are offered solely as a convenience and permitted subject to advance arrangements, availability, and RR Auction’s approval which shall be exercised at RR


Auction’s sole discretion. Neither RR Auction nor its agents or employees shall be held liable for the failure to execute bids or for errors relating to any transmission or execution thereof. In order to be considered for off-site bidding in any manner, Bidders must comply with all of these Conditions of Sale and the terms contained on the Registration Form. 11.5 Estimate Prices: In addition to descriptive information, each item in the Catalog sometimes includes a price range which reflects opinion as to the price expected at auction (the “Estimate Prices”). In other instances, Estimate Prices can be obtained by calling RR Auction at (603) 7324280. The Estimate Prices are based upon various factors including prices recently paid at auction for comparable property, condition, rarity, quality, history and provenance. Estimate Prices are prepared well in advance of the sale and subject to revision. Estimates do not include the Buyer’s Premium or sales tax (see under separate heading). 11.6 Owned or Guaranteed Property: RR Auction generally offers property consigned by others for sale at public auction; in very limited occasion, lots are offered that are the property of RR Auction. 11.7 Before the Auction: Bidder may attend pre-sale viewing for all of RR Auction’s auctions at no charge. All property to be auctioned is usually on view for several days prior to the sale. Bidder is encouraged to examine lots thoroughly. Bidder may also request condition reports (see below). RR Auction’s staff are available at viewings and by appointment. 11.8 Maximum Bids In All Auctions: To maximize Bidder’s chance of winning, RR Auction strongly encourages the use of maximum bids. RR Auction will then bid for Bidder until the lot reaches Bidder’s specified maximum. Maximum bids are strictly confidential. Placing arbitrary, non-incremental bids on lots with prior maximum bids may result in these lots being sold for less than 10% above the under Bidder’s bid. 11.9 Successful Bids: The fall of RR Auction’s hammer indicates the final bid. RR Auction will record the paddle number of the Bidder. If Bidder’s salesroom or absentee bid is successful, Bidder will be notified after the sale by mailed or emailed invoice. 11.10 Unsold Lots: If a lot does not reach the reserve, it is bought-in. In other words, it remains unsold and is returned to the Consignor. RR Auction has the right to sell certain unsold items after the close of the Auction. Such lots shall be considered sold during the Auction and all these Terms and Conditions shall apply to such sales including but not limited to the Buyer’s Premium, return rights, and disclaimers. 11.11 Bidding in Timed Auction: Bidder may open, monitor, and/or raise bids at any time before the close of a lot through www.rrauction.com. RR Auction offers a callback service the day of the Auction, but Bidder is responsible for supplying a correct telephone number(s) where Bidder can be reached until the Auction closes. Bidder must request this service in writing. RR Auction will make reasonable efforts to ensure that Bidders who request a callback are contacted if outbid; however, RR Auction does not guarantee this service and it is merely a courtesy and not an enforceable right. The auctioneer may also execute a bid on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve, either by entering a bid in response to salesroom, telephone or absentee bids. Under no circumstances will the auctioneer place any bid on behalf of the consignor above the reserve. The auctioneer will not specifically identify bids placed on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve. To ensure proper registration, those Bidders intending to bid via the Internet must visit www.RRauction.com and register accordingly at least one full day prior to the actual auction. Winning bidders will be notified by RR Auction. RR Auction is not responsible or liable for any problems, delays, or any other issues or problems resulting out of use of the Internet generally or specifically, including but not limited to transmission, execution or processing of bids. Any Bidder may bid on any lot prior to 6 pm EST/EDT. At that time, an extended bidding period goes into effect. If Bidder has not bid on a lot before 6 pm EST/EDT, Bidder may not bid on that lot after 6 pm EST/EDT. Only those Bidders who have placed bids on a lot before 6 pm EST/EDT will be allowed to bid on that lot after 6 pm EST/EDT. If Bidder is the only Bidder on a lot at 6 pm EST/EDT, that lot is awarded to Bidder. During the extended bidding period, a lot will remain open only to those who bid on that lot prior to 6 pm EST/EDT. All lots WITHOUT an opening bid at 6 pm EST/EDT will remain OPEN to ALL Bidders until 7 pm EST/EDT or until they receive their first bid. These lots will close immediately upon receipt of a bid or at 7 pm EST/EDT, whichever comes first. For all lots that are active after 7 pm EST/EDT, bidding will remain open until 30 minutes pass without a bid being placed on THAT lot (the “30 Minute Rule”). The 30 Minute Rule is applied on a PER LOT BASIS; each lot in the Auction closes individually based on bidding activity after 7 pm EST/EDT. On a PER LOT BASIS, the 30 minute timer will reset each time a bid is placed after 7 pm EST/EDT. If Bidder is the high Bidder, raising Bidder’s maximum bid will NOT reset the timer. RR Auction reserves the right to close the Auction at any time at its sole discretion. 11.12 Bidding - Internet Live Auction: Bidder may open, monitor, and/or raise bids at any time before the close of a lot through www.rrauction.com. RR Auction offers a callback service the day of the Auction, but Bidder is responsible for supplying a correct telephone number(s) where Bidder can be reached until the Auction closes. Bidder must request this service in writing. RR Auction will make reasonable efforts to ensure that Bidders who request a callback are contacted if outbid; however, RR Auction does not guarantee this service and it is merely a courtesy and not an enforceable right. To ensure proper registration, those Bidders intending to bid via the Internet must visit www.RRauction.com and register accordingly at least one full day prior to the actual auction. Winning bidders will be notified by RR Auction. RR Auction is not responsible or liable for any problems, delays, or any other issues or problems resulting out of use of

the Internet generally or specifically, including but not limited to transmission, execution or processing of bids. During live internet or live auction, property is auctioned in consecutive numerical order, as it appears in the catalog. The auctioneer will accept bids from those present in the salesroom or absentee bidders participating by telephone, internet or by written bid left with RR Auction in advance of the auction. The auctioneer may also execute a bid or bids (successively or otherwise) on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve, either by entering a bid in response to salesroom, telephone or absentee bids. Under no circumstances will the auctioneer place any bid on behalf of the consignor above the reserve. The auctioneer will not specifically identify bids placed on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve. All auctions for lots are with reserve unless specifically stated otherwise. During live Auctions, internet bids can be placed in real time through one or more of the following Third Party services: www.liveauctioneers.com, www.invaluable.com and www. icollector.com. RR Auction is not responsible or liable for any problems, delays, or any other issues or problems resulting out of use of the Internet generally or specifically, including but not limited to transmission, execution or processing of bids. RR Auction treats any third-party site bids as floor or telephone bids. Floor bids and telephone bids are always considered first over third party sites bids, and floor bids are considered earlier than telephone bids. All RR Auction lots purchased through the third-party sites carry an additional Buyer’s Premium. 11.13 Miscellaneous: Agreements between Bidders and Consignors to effectuate a non-sale of an item at Auction, inhibit bidding on a consigned item to enter into a private sale agreement for said item, or to utilize RR Auction’s Auction to obtain sales for non-selling consigned items subsequent to the Auction, are strictly prohibited. If a subsequent sale of a previously consigned item occurs in violation of this provision, RR Auction reserves the right to charge Bidder the applicable Buyer’s Premium and Consignor a Seller’s Commission as determined for each auction venue and by the terms of the seller’s agreement. Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions qualifies Bidder as a client who has consented to be contacted by RR Auction in the future. In conformity with ”do-not-call” regulations promulgated by the Federal or State regulatory agencies, participation by the Bidder is affirmative consent to being contacted at the phone number shown in his application and this consent shall remain in effect until it is revoked in writing. RR Auction may from time to time contact Bidder concerning sale, purchase, and auction opportunities available. 11.14 Rules of Construction: RR Auction presents properties in a number of collectible fields, and as such, specific venues have promulgated supplemental Terms and Conditions. Nothing herein shall be construed to waive the general Conditions of Sale by these additional rules and shall be construed to give force and effect to the rules in their entirety. Section 12 RR Auction’s Remedies Failure of the Bidder to comply with any of these Conditions of Sale or the terms of the Registration Form is an event of material breach or default. In such event, RR Auction may, in addition to any other available remedies specifically including the right to hold the defaulting Bidder liable for the Purchase Price or to charge and collect from the defaulting Bidder’s credit or debit accounts as provided for elsewhere herein: (a) cancel the sale, retaining any payment made by the Bidder as damages (the Bidder understands and acknowledges that RR Auction will be substantially damaged should such default occur, and that damages under sub-part (a) are necessary to compensate RR Auction for such damages); (b) resell the property without reserve at public auction or privately; (c) charge the Bidder interest on the Purchase Price at the rate of one and one-half percent (1.5%) per month or the highest allowable interest rate; (d) take any other action that RR Auction, in its sole discretion, deems necessary or appropriate to preserve and protect RR Auction’s rights and remedies. Should RR Auction resell the property, the original defaulting Bidder shall be liable for the payment of any deficiency in the purchase price and all costs and expenses associated there with, including but not limited to warehousing, sales-related expenses, reasonable attorney fees and court costs, commissions, incidental damages and any other charges due hereunder which were not collected or collectable. In the event that such Bidder is the successful Bidder on more than one lot and pays less than the purchase price for the total lots purchased, RR Auction shall apply the payment received to such lot or lots that RR Auction, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate. If RR Auction does not exercise such discretion, the lots to which the payment shall be applied will be in descending order from the highest purchase price to the lowest. Any Bidder failing to comply with these Conditions of Sale shall be deemed to have granted RR Auction a security interest in, and RR Auction may retain as collateral such security for such Bidder’s obligations to RR Auction, any Bidder’s property in RR Auction’s possession or to which title has not yet passed to Bidder. RR Auction shall have the benefit of all rights of a secured party under the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.) as adopted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Section 13 Warranties 13.1 RR Auction does not provide any warranties to Bidders, whether expressed or implied, beyond those expressly provided in these Conditions of Sale. All property and lots are sold ”as is” and “where is”. By way of illustration rather than limitation, neither RR Auction nor the Consignor makes any representation or warranty, expressed or implied, as to merchantability or fitness for intended use, condition of the property (including any condition report), correctness of description, origin, measurement, quality, rarity, importance, exhibition, relevance, attribution, source, provenance, date, authorship, condition, culture, genuineness, value, or period of the property. Additionally, neither RR Auction nor the Consignor makes any representation or warranty, expressed or implied, as to whether the Bidder acquires rights in copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property (including exhibition or reproduction rights) related to the item, or whether the property is subject to any limitations or other rights. RR Auction does not make any representation


or warranty as to title.

16.4 Authenticity Challenge Process

13.2 All descriptions, photographs, illustrations, and terminology including but not limited to words describing condition (including any condition reports requested by Bidder, see also Terminology), authorship, period, culture, source, origin, measurement, quality, rarity, provenance, importance, exhibition, and relevance, used in the Catalog, bill of sale, invoice, or anywhere else, represent a good faith effort made by RR Auction to fairly represent the lots and property offered for sale as to origin, date, condition, and other information contained therein; they are statements of opinion only. They are not representations or warranties and Bidder agrees and acknowledges that he or she shall not rely on them in determining whether or not to bid or for what price. Price estimates (which are determined well in advance of the Auction and are therefore subject to revision) and condition reports are provided solely as a convenience to Bidders and are not intended nor shall they be relied on by Bidders as statements, representations or warranties of actual value or predictions of final bid prices.

(1) If Bidder wishes to dispute or challenge the Authenticity of the lot or item (including asserting that it is incorrect), Bidder must adhere to the following procedure: Within 30 days of the Auction Date, Bidder must present written evidence to RR Auction, that the lot is not authentic as determined by a known expert in the field (and one recognized by RR Auction within its discretion) and send the physical item or lot at issue to RR Auction along with all evidence relied upon by Bidder for contesting the Authenticity. (“Authenticity Challenge Process”) “Authenticity” shall mean a gross discrepancy in the between the description, genuiness, or attribution of the item as represented by RR Auction in the Catalog or at the auction, and the item. If RR Auction concurs that the lot is not Authentic as was represented (it is sole discretion), Bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy as against RR Auction (inclusive of its affiliates, agents, employees, and contractors) shall be a refund of the purchase price of the subject item paid by Bidder, with no other costs, liabilities or amounts recoverable by Bidder. If RR Auction does not agree with the assertion by Bidder, then the Parties shall follow the dispute resolution procedures of these Conditions of Sale. Strict adherence to the Authenticity Challenge Process is a condition of standing for Bidder to initiate suit or claim.

13.3 Bidders are accorded the opportunity to inspect the lots and to otherwise satisfy themselves as to the nature and sufficiency of each lot prior to bidding, and RR Auction urges Bidders to avail themselves accordingly. 13.4 All lots sold by RR Auction are accompanied by an Auction Certificate (“AC”). On any lot presented with an AC issued by RR Auction, the certification is only as to its attribution to the person or entity described or to the lot’s usage and only as explicitly stated therein (the “AC”), to the exclusion of any other warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to those pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code. The AC inures only to the original Bidder (as shown in RR Auction’s records). Bidder may not transfer, assign, or otherwise convey the AC and such purported transfer, assignment, or conveyance shall be null and void. Section 14 Firearms RR Auction complies with all Federal and State rules and regulations relating to the purchasing, registration and shipping of firearms. A Bidder is required to provide appropriate documents and the payment of associated fees, if any. Bidder is responsible for providing a shipping address that is suitable for the receipt of a firearm. Section 15 Unauthorized Statements Under no circumstances is any employee, agent or representative of RR Auction authorized by RR Auction to modify, amend, waive or contradict any of these Conditions of Sale, any term or condition set forth on a registration form, any warranty or limitation or exclusion of warranty, any term or condition in either the Registration Form or these Terms and Conditions regarding payment requirements, including but not limited to due date, manner of payment, and what constitutes payment in full, or any other term or condition contained in any documents issued by RR Auction unless such modification, amendment, waiver or contradiction is contained in a writing signed by all parties. Any statements, oral or written, made by employees, agents or representatives of RR Auction to Bidder, including statements regarding specific lots, even if such employee, agent or representative represents that such statement is authorized, unless reduced to a writing signed Bidder and by an authorized officer of RR Auction by all parties, are statements of personal opinion only and are not binding on RR Auction, and under no circumstances shall be relied upon by Bidder as a statement, representation or warranty of RR Auction. Section 16 Bidder’s Remedies 16.1 Except as stated expressly herein, Bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy related to or pertaining to items it bids upon, views, or purchases from RR Auction, and any claims by Bidder related to authenticity, ownership, condition, title or value, shall be against Consignor only. 16.2 This section sets forth the sole and exclusive remedies of Bidder as against RR Auction (inclusive of its affiliates, officers, managers, employees or agents), or in any way arising out of, related to, or in connection with these Conditions of Sale, , and is expressly in lieu of any other rights or remedies which might be available to Bidder by law. Time is of the essence with respect to these procedures. 16.3 Title to Items The Bidder hereby accepts the benefit of the Consignor’s warranty of title and any other representations and warranties made by the Consignor for the Bidder’s benefit. In the event that Bidder demonstrates in writing, satisfactory to the sole discretion of RR Auction, that there was a breach of the Consignor’s warranty of title concerning a lot purchased by Bidder, RR Auction may make demand upon the Consignor to pay to Bidder the Purchase Price (including any premiums, taxes, or other amounts paid or due to RR Auction). Should the Consignor not pay the Purchase Price to Bidder within thirty days after such demand (if any made), RR Auction may disclose the identity of the Consignor to Bidder and may assign to Bidder all or some of RR Auction’s rights against the Consignor with respect to such lot or property. Upon such disclosure and/or assignment, all responsibility and liability of RR Auction, if any, with respect to said lot or item shall automatically terminate related to or arising from these Conditions of Sale or such transaction operating as a complete waiver and general release by Bidder as to RR Auction and its agents, contractors, and affiliates, as to any and all claims concerning or related to the item, if any . RR Auction shall be entitled to retain the premiums and other amounts paid to RR Auction by Consignor only. The rights and remedies provided herein are for the original Bidder only and they may not be assigned or relied upon by any transferee or assignee under any circumstances.

(2) So long as Bidder has complied with the Authenticity Challenge Process, any claim, suit or action, by Bidder concerning an AC or Certification of Authenticity, or related to the authenticity of the item must, without any exception, be brought within one (1) year of Auction Date and is subject to the other limitations and conditions stated in the Conditions of Sale. 16.5 Other Issues. Any dispute or claim by Bidder against RR Auction (or its affiliates, directors, employees, officers, agents, or contractors)) other than Authenticity, concerning any item or lot bid upon, or purchased, including value, title, condition, bidding process, or description must be asserted (if at all) in the following manner: (1) If the description of any lot in the Catalog is materially or grossly incorrect (e.g., gross cataloging error), or there is any other gross material issue pertaining to the item or lot, the item or lot may be returned if returned within five (5) calendar days of receipt, and received by RR Auction no later than twenty-one (21) calendar days after the Auction Date with explanation in writing.. If there is any discrepancy between the description in the Catalog and a certificate of auction, then the description in the certificate of auction (“Lot Challenge Process”). This paragraph shall constitute Bidder’s sole right with respect to the return of items, and no refunds shall be given for any items not returned to and received by RR Auction within the period of time stated herein or not materially or grossly in deviation from the description. Such a refund is subject to RR Auction’s sole discretionary review, and any request for refund must be made concurrently with returning the physical item or lot to RR Auction. Any item not returned within said frame will constitute acceptance of the item and a waiver and release of any and all claims by Bidder pertaining to the item other than with respect to authenticity; and (2) Provided that the Bidder has engaged in the Lot Challenge Process, any claim concerning such must be brought no later than one (1) year of the Auction Date for the item or lot at issue and is subject to the other limitations and conditions stated in the Conditions of Sale. NO RETURN OR REFUND OF ANY AUCTION LOT WILL BE CONSIDERED OR PROVIDED EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THESE CONDITIONS OF SALE AND BIDDERS OR AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SUCH SHALL BE A COMPLETE DEFENSE TO ANY CLAIMS BY BIDDER RELATED TO THE CONDITIONS OF SALE, ANY AUCTION OR BID. 16.6 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. For any and all claims by Bidder arising out of or related to this Agreement, Bidder’s viewing, bid, or purchase of items, or any agreement between the Parties, or otherwise, Bidder agrees that to the fullest extent such can be limited under the law, Bidder shall have no right to recover and hereby waives any and all rights to recover from against RR Auction or its affiliates, directors, employees, officers, agents, or contractors, consequential or indirect damages, lost profits damages, punitive, exemplary, statutory (or multiplier damages), physical or emotional distress damages, general or special damages of any kind (beyond amounts actually paid by Bidder for item(s) at issue), and in the event of recovery of any damages whatsoever, such shall be limited by the amounts actually paid by Bidder to RR Auction for the item(s) at issue in such claim, or if no money was paid to RR Auction by Bidder for items at issue, or there items are at issue, the amount of $150.00. Section 17 RR Auction’s Additional Services For Bidders who do not remove purchased property from RR Auction’s premises, RR Auction, in its sole discretion and solely as a service and accommodation to Bidders, may arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded at the sole request, expense, and risk of Bidder. RR Auction assumes no and disclaims all responsibility and liability for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by RR Auction or other packers and carriers, whether or not recommended by RR Auction. RR Auction assumes no and disclaims all responsibility and liability for damage to frames, glass or other breakable items. Where RR Auction arranges and bills for such services via invoice, RR Auction will include an administration charge. Section 18 Headings Headings are for convenience only and shall not be used to interpret the substantive sections to which they refer.


Section 19 Entire Agreement Except to the extent Bidder is also a consignor (in which case the terms of the consignment agreement shall also govern), these Conditions of Sale constitute the entire agreement between the Parties together with the terms and conditions contained in the auction Registration Form. They may not be amended, modified or superseded except in a signed writing executed by all parties. No oral or written statement by anyone employed by RR Auction or acting as agent or representative of RR Auction may amend, modify, waive or supersede the terms herein unless such amendment, waiver or modification is contained in a writing signed by all parties. If any section of these Conditions of Sale or any term or provision of any section is held to be invalid, void, or unenforceable by any court or arbitrator of competent jurisdiction, the remaining parts of the agreement and remainder of the sections or terms and provisions of the section and all sections shall continue in full force and effect without being impaired or invalidated in any way. Section 20 Governing Law and Enforcement 20.1 The Parties agree that all agreements between the Parties including but not limited to these Conditions of Sale are entered into in Boston, Massachusetts, no matter where Bidder is situated and no matter by what means or where Bidder was informed of the Auction and regardless of whether catalogs, materials, or other communications were received by Bidder in another location. 20.2 The Parties agree that these Conditions of Sale, any other related agreement(s), along with all claims between the Parties, including those arising out of or related to such are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard for its conflict of laws principles. The Parties agree that any dispute between the Parties, including but not limited to those related to or arising out of these Conditions of Sale, or related to or arising out of any other related agreement(s) shall be submitted to confidential binding arbitration (the ”Arbitration”) before a single Arbitrator of the American Arbitration Association (the “AAA”) The Parties agree that the Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the commercial rules of the AAA in Boston, Massachusetts, unless the Consumer Arbitration Rules apply, in which case, such rules and venue will govern. In the event that the Parties cannot agree on the selection of the Arbitrator, then the Arbitrator shall be selected by the AAA. The prevailing Party in the Arbitration shall also recover all of its related fees and costs, whether before or after the formal institution of the Arbitration, including but not limited to its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, if RR Auction prevails, such recovery, in addition to all remedies available at agreement or law, shall include the Buyer’s Premium as defined in these Conditions of Sale. Federal arbitration law, including the Federal Arbitration Act apply to this agreement to arbitrate and its related provisions. The arbitration and all related proceedings shall be held strictly confidential and all documents and discovery shall be held confidential and not used, published or disclosed publically or to anyone outside the Parties or expert consultants or counsel who shall agree to hold such confidential. 20.3 The Parties consent to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all claims between the Parties except as provided specifically herein and may seek confirmation of the decision in the Arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act in any Court of competent jurisdiction, including the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. To the extent such is necessary under the law, RR Auction may enforce the Arbitration award against Bidder and any related Party in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as RR Auction consenting to jurisdiction or venue in any location outside of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. THE PARTIES MAY NOT BRING CLAIMS AGAINST EACH OTHER AS A CLASS OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY CLAIMED CLASS, OR IN A REPRESENTATIVE ACTION UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED. UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED, THE CLAIMS AGAINST EACH OF THE OTHER CANNOT BE CONSOLIDATED OR JOINED WITH MORE THAN ONE ADDITIONAL PERSON OR ENTITIES’ CLAIMS. NO INJUNCTIVE OR DECLATORY RELIEF SOUGHT BY BIDDER IF ANY, CAN AFFECT OR BE ORDERED TO AFFECT ANY OTHER BIDDERS OR PERSONS. 20.4 Except as provided specifically in these Conditions of Sale in Bidder’s Remedies against RR Auction (along with its affiliates, directors, agents, officers, employees, and contractors) for any dispute, claim, cause of action related to or arising out of these Conditions of Sale or any other related agreement(s), brought by Bidder must be brought within the earlier of the Auction Date as it pertains to the item(s) at issue or no later than one (1) year of the acts, omissions or circumstances occurred giving rise to the alleged claim, without exception. This provision is intended as a full, complete and absolute bar to and release of any claims by Bidder initiated after one (1) year of such acts, omissions or circumstances. The Parties agree further that these waiver provisions are intended to be binding in the event of any dispute, specifically including but not limited to third party claims and cross-actions brought by Bidder. These provisions are consideration for the execution of these Conditions of Sale. 20.5 To the fullest extent under applicable law and except as specifically stated herein Bidder hereby holds harmless, releases and discharges RR Auction and its agents, officer’s directors, affiliates, successors, and assigns from any and all claims, liabilities, obligations, promises, agreements, damages, causes of action, suits, demands, losses, debts, and expenses of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected existing prior to these Conditions of Sale. Bidder agrees to the Conditions of Sale and upon each instance that Bidder participates in any auction, bids, or otherwise agrees to such terms and reaffirms this release as of the date of so participating or agreeing unless Bidder otherwise provides clear written notice to RR Auction prior to so bidding. 20.6 The Bidder hereby agrees that RR Auction shall be entitled to present these Condi-

tions of Sale to a court in any jurisdiction other than set forth in this paragraph as conclusive evidence of the Parties agreement, and the Parties further agree that the court shall immediately dismiss any action filed in such jurisdiction. 20.7 Liquidated Damages for Specific Breaches In the event that Bidder provides false information in connection with registering for bidding, fails to correct or update information or breaches the Conditions of Sale by failing to pay the purchase price when due after becoming the winning bidder, as liquidated damages associated with such breaches, R&R may obtain from Bidder the greater of (1) 150% the reserve of the item (if any); (2) the amount bidder bid; or (3), the full amount that bidder would have otherwise paid. Bidder will also be liable for an additional 20% of such amount to account for additional administrative costs, shipping, additional advertising, and other damages and liabilities fees that are difficult to calculate on an item-by-item basis. 20.8 Indemnity. Bidder agrees to defend, indemnify, hold harmless RR Auction (along with its officers, directors, agents, contractors, and affiliates) from and against any and all claims, costs, fees, damages, and liabilities arising out of or related to these Conditions of Sale, view of items, or lots, bidding, or participation in any auction by RR Auction, and/ or or in any way connected to any item you viewed, bid upon or purchased through RR Auction. Section 21: State-by-State Law Issues This Auction is being conducted in and the sale shall take place in the State of Massachusetts. Notwithstanding, the foregoing, should these terms and conditions violate the law of any State should that state’s law be found to govern, or any provision herein determined to be invalid, the clause itself and the remainder of the Agreement shall be valid to the fullest extent allowed. Also, to the extent other states law apply to any transaction arising out of the Agreement (without admitting such), RR Auction states: For Residents of California: SALE OF AUTOGRAPHED COLLECTIBLES: AS REQUIRED BY LAW, A DEALER WHO SELLS TO A CONSUMER ANY COLLECTIBLE DESCRIBED AS BEING AUTOGRAPHED MUST PROVIDE A WRITTEN EXPRESS WARRANTY AT THE TIME OF SALE. THIS DEALER MAY BE SURETY BONDED OR OTHERWISE INSURED TO ENSURE THE AUTHENTICITY OF ANY AUTOGRAPHED COLLECTIBLE SOLD BY THIS DEALER. A written express warranty is provided with each autographed collectible, as required by law. This dealer may be surety bonded or otherwise insured to ensure the authenticity of any autographed collectible sold by this dealer.

Section 22 Glossary of Condition terms Information provided to prospective Bidders with respect of any lot, including any pre-sale estimate, whether written or oral, and information in any catalogue, condition or other report, commentary or valuation, is not a representation of fact but rather a statement of opinion held by RR Auction. Use of the following terms constitutes an opinion as follows: VERY FINE describes an item believed to be in virtually flawless condition, and is used sparingly for items of exceptionally attractive appearance. FINE is the most common statement of condition, and applies to most items that we offer. It describes items that we believe to show expected handling wear, generally acceptable random flaws (such as light creases, small bends, etc.), and an overall appearance that is pleasing to the majority of collectors. VERY GOOD describes an item that we believe exhibits more moderate flaws (such as toning, light staining, professional reinforcements or repairs, etc.). Most collectors would be comfortable with items in very good condition, and this would be the expected condition for many formats (early presidential documents, for example). GOOD describes an item which we believe to have obvious visible flaws, including heavy wear, missing portions, or repairs that affect appearance; generally items in this condition are offered only if an item is otherwise believed to be exceedingly rare or important. Bidder may call and request further details and information about RR Auction’s opinions concerning any item via phone or email which shall provided in RR Auction’s discretion. Certificate of Auction, Certificate of Authenticity and Goods Acquired: Bidder warrants that Bidder (and its agents, assigns, successors, and affiliates) shall not purposely deface, destroy, dismember, cut-up into parts the item or Lot purchased at auction from RR Auction and in the event such shall occur whether purposefully or accidently, Bidder (and its agents, assigns, successors, and affiliates) shall refrain from advertising, promoting, or marketing the item as having been purchased from RR Auction and shall in no event display, expressly claim, or imply that the item was certified or auctioned in such state by RR Auction. As liquidated damages for such breach, Bidder agrees to be liable to RR Auction for the greater of the amount of three (3) times the hammer price of the item along with all other fees and costs as otherwise provided in this Terms of Sale.


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