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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Muhammad Ali1062 - Muhammad Ali
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Ali and His Gang Vs. Mr. Tooth Decay album signed on the front cover in blue felt tip by Muhammad Ali. In fine condition, with light scuffing. The rec
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Muhammad Ali and Wilt Chamberlain1063 - Muhammad Ali and Wilt Chamberlain
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Official Spalding National League (Feeney) baseball signed in felt tip and ballpoint on the sweet spot and side panels by Muhammad Ali, Wilt Chamberla
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Walt Alston1064 - Walt Alston
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Two items: a vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Alston in his Dodgers uniform, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "Ken, Sincere Best Wishes, Wal...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Baseball Hall of Famers1065 - Baseball Hall of Famers
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FDC with a cachet honoring the 100th anniversary of professional baseball, signed in various inks by Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Willie Mays, Lou Bou
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Baseball: George Burke Photos1066 - Baseball: George Burke Photos
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Group of four vintage matte-finish 4 x 6 photos of baseball players by George C. Burke, who is widely considered one of the greatest old-time baseball
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Usain Bolt1067 - Usain Bolt
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Two color satin-finish 11 x 8 photos of the Jamaican sprinter and Olympic Summer Games legend, both signed in black felt tip by Bolt. In overall fine
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Kid Chocolate1068 - Kid Chocolate
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Cuban boxer (1910–1988) who enjoyed success both in the ring and in society life during the 1930s; he became Cuba's first world boxing champion ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Joe DiMaggio1069 - Joe DiMaggio
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Unusual and attractive color glossy 8 x 10 half-length photo of DiMaggio wearing his Yankees pinstripes and winding up for a throw, signed in blue fel
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Roger Federer1070 - Roger Federer
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Set of five Nike and Rolex publicity cardstock photos of Federer, each 4 x 5.75, signed in silver ink or black felt tip. In overall fine to very fine
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Enzo Ferrari1071 - Enzo Ferrari
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TLS in Italian, signed “Ferrari,” one page on the reverse of a color 6 x 4.25 postcard showing teammates Michele Alboreto and René Arnoux, Febr...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Richard von Frankenberg1072 - Richard von Frankenberg
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German journalist and race car driver (1922–1973) best known for driving the Porsche 550. Vintage glossy 4 x 5.75 photo of von Frankenberg in his race
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gorgeous George1073 - Gorgeous George
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Professional wrestler, born George Raymond Wagner (1915–1963), who gained mainstream popularity and became one of the biggest stars of the Golden Age
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Evel Knievel1074 - Evel Knievel
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Two items: a paperstock 7.5 x 9.75 ad from a Butte, Montana publication featuring Knievel, signed in blue felt tip, "'Happy Landings,' ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Eddie Mathews1075 - Eddie Mathews
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Desirable original first-ever issue of Sports Illustrated, released on August 16, 1954, 144 pages, 8.25 x 11.5, signed on the front cover in gold ink
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Alfred Neubauer1076 - Alfred Neubauer
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Racing manager (1891–1980) of the Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix team from 1926 to 1955. Vintage 4 x 5.75 postcard photo of Neubauer, signed in blue ballpoi
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Arnold Palmer1077 - Arnold Palmer
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Signed book: Arnie. Second printing. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1967. Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.5, 318 pages. Signed and inscribed on an opening page in bl...
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Pele1078 - Pele
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Vintage ballpoint signature, "Do amigo, Edson Pele, 13-06-67,” on an off-white 4.75 x 3.5 slip. In fine condition. Accompanied by a color cards...
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Pele1079 - Pele
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Satin-finish 12 x 15 photo of Pele giving the peace sign during a match, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition.
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Pele and Eusebio1080 - Pele and Eusebio
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Two photos: a semi-glossy 5 x 6.75 paperstock photo of Pele holding the 1962 World Cup trophy, signed in blue ballpoint, "Edson Pele," and...
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Steve Prefontaine1081 - Steve Prefontaine
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Promising American long-distance runner (1951–1975) who was killed in an auto accident at the age of 24. Vintage felt tip signature, "Steve Pre...
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Pete Rose1082 - Pete Rose
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Two official Rawlings Major League (Manfred) baseballs, each signed on a side panel in black ink by Rose with a Trump-inspired message: one reads, &...
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