RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring The Founding Fathers

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Beginning with a selection of fantastic early American history—the Founding Fathers and Revolutionary War—RR Auction’s July Fine Autograph and Artifact sale boasts over 1,000 lots. Top items include a 1776 autograph letter by General George Washington, a document from rare Declaration signer George Taylor, a book from the personal library of Thomas Jefferson, and a manuscript by John Jay, tracking claims by New York’s Loyalists. An additional special highlight of the auction is an exceedingly rare autograph letter by Protestant Reformer Martin Luther, dated 1543. Other lots of significance are letters by Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, Jr., Horatio Nelson, Lord Byron, and Barack Obama. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in July 2018.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Helen Morgan912 - Helen Morgan
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Three items, including: a color 5.5 x 3.5 postcard of Hotel national des Invalides, postmarked June 3, 1930, addressed and signed on the reverse in pu
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Edward R. Murrow913 - Edward R. Murrow
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American journalist (1908–1965) best known for his wartime broadcasts from London and his widely respected CBS television news shows See It Now and Pe
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Nelson Family914 - Nelson Family
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Desirable collection of ink signatures by the stars of the classic sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, "Best always, Ricky Nelson,"...
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The Nelson Family915 - The Nelson Family
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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of the real-life family from The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, signed by each in fountain pen, "Best wishes, fro...
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Paul Newman916 - Paul Newman
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Vintage glossy 3.25 x 3.5 candid photo of a young Newman standing outside a storefront, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Frank, Best w...
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Maureen O'Hara917 - Maureen O'Hara
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Four items: a personal check, filled out in type and signed by O'Hara, "Maureen FitzSimons Price," payable to Silverwoods for $70.04, ...
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Peter O'Toole918 - Peter O'Toole
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Glossy 8 x 10 photo of O'Toole in one of his esteemed roles, prominently signed at the bottom in fountain pen. In fine condition.
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest919 - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Wonderful color glossy 10 x 8 photo of Randle McMurphy, Martini, and other patients from the Oscar-winning 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's ...
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Al Pacino920 - Al Pacino
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Glossy 7.5 x 9.75 Paramount Pictures publicity photo of Pacino as the title character from the 1973 crime drama Serpico, signed in black ink. In fine
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Anthony Perkins921 - Anthony Perkins
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Vintage glossy 7.25 x 10 silver gelatin photo of Perkins in a scholarly close-up pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Louis Nee, Tha...
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Anthony Perkins922 - Anthony Perkins
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TLS signed “Tony P.,” two pages, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, February 9, 1982. Letter to Shirley Andrews, in part: "The blood Perkinses a...
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Anthony Perkins923 - Anthony Perkins
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Glossy 8 x 10 head-and-shoulders photo of Perkins early in his career, signed in black ink, "Best wishes from, Tony Perkins." In fine cond...
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River Phoenix924 - River Phoenix
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Partial DS, one page, 8.25 x 11, no date. The second page of a lending agreement. Signed at the conclusion in black ballpoint by Phoenix. In fine cond
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Mary Pickford925 - Mary Pickford
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Vintage matte-finish 7.5 x 9.5 photo of the lovely actress wearing pearls, neatly signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Georges Kirkoff, Si...
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Basil Rathbone926 - Basil Rathbone
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TLS, one page, 7.25 x 10.5, June 22, 1937. Letter to Kay Ingram at the Hyatt School in Winchester, California. In part: "Thank you so much for ...
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Rex Reason927 - Rex Reason
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Color glossy 16 x 20 photo of the poster for the 1955 science fiction film This Island Earth, signed in blue felt tip by Rex Reason, who starred in th
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Rex Reason928 - Rex Reason
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Color glossy 16 x 20 photo of the poster for the 1956 monster horror film The Creature Walks Among Us, signed in blue felt tip by Rex Reason, who star
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Will Rogers929 - Will Rogers
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Dashing vintage matte-finish 7.75 x 9.75 photo of Rogers seated in a pinstriped suit by Keystone of Los Angeles, neatly signed in fountain pen. In fin
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Peter Sellers930 - Peter Sellers
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Glossy 8 x 10 Warner Bros. publicity photo of Sellers as the straight-laced attorney Harold Fine from the 1968 romantic comedy I Love You, Alice B. To
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Frank Sinatra931 - Frank Sinatra
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Perfect purple felt tip signature, "Frank Sinatra,” on a light yellow 5.5 x 4.25 album page. In fine condition.
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Star Trek: William Shatner932 - Star Trek: William Shatner
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Wonderful satin-finish 16 x 20 half-length photo of Starfleet Captain James T. Kirk pointing his trusty Phaser Rifle, signed in blue felt tip, "...
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Star Trek: William Shatner933 - Star Trek: William Shatner
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Satin-finish 16 x 20 half-length photo of Starfleet Captain James T. Kirk casting an accusatory finger, signed in blue felt tip by Shatner. In fine co
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Star Wars: Mark Hamill934 - Star Wars: Mark Hamill
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Two items: a color 21.75 x 33 Star Wars poster of Hamill posing with his arms crossed as Luke Skywalker, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, &qu...
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Star Wars: Daniels and Baker935 - Star Wars: Daniels and Baker
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Color satin-finish 20 x 16 full-length photo of the the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO from the Star Wars film franchise, signed in blue felt tip, "Ant...
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Star Wars: Peter Mayhew936 - Star Wars: Peter Mayhew
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Color satin-finish 16 x 20 three-quarter-length photo of Chewbacca, the Wookiee copilot on Han Solo's Millennium Falcon spaceship, signed in blu...
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Star Wars: David Prowse937 - Star Wars: David Prowse
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Satin-finish 20 x 16 photo of Darth Vader in an imposing half-length pose, signed in blue felt tip, "Dave Prowse is Darth Vader, May the force ...
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Gloria Swanson938 - Gloria Swanson
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DS, one page, 8.5 x 11, January 31, 1939. Agreement between Swanson and the Hawks-Volck Corporation terminating an agreement, with Swanson paying the
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Tarzan939 - Tarzan
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Collection of six glossy 8 x 10 photos, each signed in ink by an actor from the Tarzan film series, including: Buster Crabbe (ins), Gordon Scott (2),
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Tarzan and Hercules940 - Tarzan and Hercules
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Six items: an ink signature of Johnny Weissmuller on an orange 3.25 x 3 sheet, matted with a photo of Weissmuller as Tarzan; a pair of ink signatures
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Elizabeth Taylor941 - Elizabeth Taylor
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DS, two pages, 8.5 x 11, February 15, 1952. MGM document pertaining to a payment, in full: "We hand you herewith our check in the sum of Three ...
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre942 - Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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Terrific color satin-finish 20 x 16 close-up photo of Leatherface from the 1974 horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, signed in blue felt tip,
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Three Stooges: Lorna Gray943 - Three Stooges: Lorna Gray
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Glossy 20 x 16 photo collage for the 1940 Three Stooges short 'You Nazty Spy!,' which shows images of the Stooges and actress Lorna Gray whe...
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Jack Webb944 - Jack Webb
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Webb resting his head in his hand, boldly signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Edward Brown, Sincerel...
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Johnny Weissmuller945 - Johnny Weissmuller
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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Weissmuller in swimming trunks, signed in fountain pen, "Best wishes, Johnny Weissmuller." In fine conditio...
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Orson Welles946 - Orson Welles
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Glossy 8 x 10.5 French publicity photo of Welles as Louis de Mozambique from the 1967 drama The Sailor from Gibraltar, signed and inscribed in blue fe
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Mae West947 - Mae West
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Vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of the buxom starlet lounging with a hand on her hip, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "For Ricardo Salsedo, f...
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Wizard of Oz: Margaret Hamilton948 - Wizard of Oz: Margaret Hamilton
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Choice felt tip signature, "My best to you—Margaret Hamilton,” on a white 5.5 x 4.5 album page. In very fine condition.
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Wizard of Oz: Bert Lahr949 - Wizard of Oz: Bert Lahr
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Vintage pencil signature, "Sincerely, Bert Lahr,” on a light yellow 6.25 x 5 album page. In fine condition. Accompanied by an unsigned photo of...
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Teresa Wright950 - Teresa Wright
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American actress (1918–2005) who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Carol Beldon in the 1942 film Mrs. Miniver. Glossy
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Easy Rider951 - Easy Rider
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Glossy 10 x 8 photo of Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Jack Nicholson cruising around in the 1969 road movie Easy Rider, signed by each in blue felt t
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Harry Potter952 - Harry Potter
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Color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger walking with concerned expressions, signed in blue felt tip by Dani
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Monty Python953 - Monty Python
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The Worst Best…Monty Python album signed on the front cover in blue or black felt tip by John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Micha
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Paul Newman954 - Paul Newman
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Semi-glossy 11 x 14 seated photo of Newman smoking a cigarette with a leg up, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition.
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Star Wars: Hamill and Baker955 - Star Wars: Hamill and Baker
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Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of Luke Skywalker and a muddy R2-D2 following their landing on Dagobah in the 1980 sci-fi film The Empire Strikes Back, sign
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Ben Affleck956 - Ben Affleck
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Affleck posing in a warehouse on a metal staircase, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition.
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Dan Aykroyd957 - Dan Aykroyd
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Aykroyd as Ray Stantz holding up a Muon Trap during the 1989 supernatural comedy Ghostbusters II, signed in blue felt tip
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Mikhail Baryshnikov958 - Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Baryshnikov performing an impressive wall stretch, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition, with a Beckett authenticit
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Beck959 - Beck
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Color glossy 11 x 14 photo of Beck wearing a peacoat and looking directly into the camera, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition.
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Blackmore's Night960 - Blackmore's Night
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Color semi-glossy 14 x 11 photo of the traditional folk rock duo Blackmore's Night during a performance, signed in blue felt tip, "Ritchie ...
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Blind Melon961 - Blind Melon
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Glossy 14 x 11 band photo of Blind Melon posing outdoors during the winter, signed in blue felt tip by Shannon Hoon, Brad Smith, Rogers Stevens, Chris
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