RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

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With over 750 outstanding lots, RR Auction’s October Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction opens with a remarkable featured section—‘Innovators of Man and Machine,’ boasting three centuries' worth of the world’s greatest minds: Bernoulli, Watt, Pasteur, Westinghouse, Edison, Einstein, Boeing, and Ferrari are among the autographs offered. The rest of the catalog provides a well-balanced assortment of items from presidents, Declaration of Independence signers, activists, businessmen, world leaders, royalty, military figures, artists, authors, musicians, entertainers, and athletes. A small sampling of top items in the sale: an Albert Einstein handwritten manuscript related to his work on a unified field theory; a 50-letter archive of letters from photographer Alfred Stieglitz to New Yorker critic Lewis Mumford; a Freud letter on the Oedipus complex; a musical quote from Verdi’s ‘La traviata’; a fully signed Beatles promo card; and a game-used baseball from the 1917 Tim Murnane Day benefit game played at Fenway Park. 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 October 2017.
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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George Eastman52 - George Eastman
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Fountain pen signature, "Geo. Eastman,” on an off-white 3 x 1.5 slip. In fine condition, with a faint stain above his first name from onetime c...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Albert Einstein53 - Albert Einstein
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Remarkable archive from the family of the German-Jewish architect Adolf Stern, who were Einstein’s neighbors in Caputh, where he spent his summers fro
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Walter P. Chrysler54 - Walter P. Chrysler
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Automotive mogul (1875–1940) who founded the Chrysler Corporation. TLS signed “Dad,” one page, 7.25 x 10, personal letterhead, October 15, 1926. Lette
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William Boeing55 - William Boeing
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American businessman (1881–1956) who founded the multibillion-dollar aircraft manufacturing company that still bears his name. Exceptionally rare part
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sigmund Freud56 - Sigmund Freud
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ALS in German, signed “Freud,” one page both sides, 9 x 11.25, personal letterhead, April 2, 1933. Freud writes to pioneering South African psychoanal
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Estimates : 30,000.00 - 40,000.00
 
 
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Guglielmo Marconi57 - Guglielmo Marconi
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ALS in Italian, one page both sides, 5.25 x 4.25, Reale Accademia d'Italia letterhead, September 23, 1931. Letter to Italian composer Umberto Gi...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Carl Jung58 - Carl Jung
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Influential psychologist (1875–1961) recognized as the founder of analytical psychology. TLS in German, signed “C. G. Jung,” two pages, 8.25 x 11.5, p
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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John Harvey Kellogg59 - John Harvey Kellogg
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Physician and promoter of health foods (1852–1943) best known for his invention of Corn Flakes. TLS, three pages, 8.5 x 11, personal letterhead, July
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Robert A. Millikan60 - Robert A. Millikan
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Nobel Prize-winning physicist (1868–1953) who was the first to isolate the electron and measure its charge. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, California Instit
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Harley-Davidson: William H. Davidson61 - Harley-Davidson: William H. Davidson
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Son of Harley-Davidson cofounder William A. Davidson (1905–1993) who himself later assumed the presidency of the famed motorcycle manufacturer. TLS si
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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