RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

Auction Details

Boasting almost 1,300 lots, RR Auction’s massive August Fine Autographs and Artifacts auction features highlighted World War II and Animation sections, in addition to a vast array of material spanning history, entertainment, and the arts. The historic World War II section features uniforms, autographs, and weapons from the conflict, including a surrendered Japanese sword. Animation includes original Disney production cels, beautiful hand-painted concept artwork, and autographs from the greatest names in the industry. Other top lots in the sale include an autograph letter from revered economist Adam Smith, an amazing original sketch by Paul Cezanne, an oversized portrait of Oscar Wilde, and multiple pieces signed by Marilyn Monroe. 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 August 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
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
Horatio Nelson408 - Horatio Nelson
RR Auction
ALS signed “Nelson & Bronte,” one page, 7.5 x 9, March 16, 1802. Written from Merton, a letter to John Polion, in full: "I have been favor&...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Robert Baden-Powell409 - Robert Baden-Powell
RR Auction
Bold ink signature, "With very many thanks for your kindness, Believe me, Yours truly, R. Baden-Powell,” on an off-white 3.75 x 3.25 slip. In f...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Civil War410 - Civil War
RR Auction
Two items related to the Civil War: [Abraham Lincoln] - Manuscript Unsigned handwritten manuscript concerning Lincoln's death, one page, 7.5 x ...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Jefferson Davis411 - Jefferson Davis
RR Auction
Original 2.25 x 4 carte-de-visite photo of an artist's depiction of Jefferson Davis on the run after the Civil War while wearing a woman's d...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
David G. Farragut412 - David G. Farragut
RR Auction
LS signed “D. G. Farragut, Admiral,” one page, 5.25 x 8, May 12, 1869. Letter to Colonel Horatio Collins King, a Union Army soldier and recipient of t
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Edward S. Godfrey413 - Edward S. Godfrey
RR Auction
Commander of Co. K at the Little Bighorn (1843-1932) who fought in the Reno-Benteen entrenchment, and later received the Congressional Medal of Honor
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
James Longstreet414 - James Longstreet
RR Auction
Confederate general (1821–1904) who distinguished himself at Bull Run, Fredericksburg, and Chickamauga, and is remembered as one of the Civil War...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Erich Ludendorff415 - Erich Ludendorff
RR Auction
German military officer (1865-1937) who commanded German forces during World War I. Vintage matte-finish 8 x 5.75 photo of Ludendorff seated in his of
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
August von Mackensen416 - August von Mackensen
RR Auction
German field marshal (1849–1945) who became one of the German Empire's most prominent military commanders during World War I. Matte-finish 4.25 ...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
John J. Pershing417 - John J. Pershing
RR Auction
ANS signed “J. J. P.,” written in pencil at the top of a letter addressed to Pershing by New York Herald publisher James Gordon Bennett, Jr., one page
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Carl Schurz418 - Carl Schurz
RR Auction
German-born Union general (1829-1906) who served as secretary of the interior under President Rutherford B. Hayes. Scarce ALS signed “C. Schurz,” one
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Winfield Scott419 - Winfield Scott
RR Auction
Mexican War and Union commander (1786-1866) nicknamed 'Old Fuss and Feathers' for his love of military pageantry. ALS, three pages on two ad...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Philip H. Sheridan420 - Philip H. Sheridan
RR Auction
Large ink signature, "P. H. Sheridan, Lt. General, U.S.A.,” on an off-white 4.25 x 2.5 sheet. Double-matted and framed with a handsome engravin...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
William T. Sherman421 - William T. Sherman
RR Auction
Ink signature, "W. T. Sherman, General,” on an off-white 4.5 x 2 slip. Attractively cloth-matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size ...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
William T. Sherman422 - William T. Sherman
RR Auction
General William T. Sherman's personal calling card imprinted with his name, rank, and address in St. Louis, 3.25 x 2, signed on the reverse in i...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Viet Cong and North Vietnam Flags423 - Viet Cong and North Vietnam Flags
RR Auction
Three flags from the Vietnam War: a faded blue, red, and yellow 40 x 26 Viet Cong flag with a sewn star in the center, featuring unique fringing on th
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Aviation Fabric424 - Aviation Fabric
RR Auction
Group of six flown fabric presentations created by the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum with fabric removed during restoration of
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Jacqueline Cochran425 - Jacqueline Cochran
RR Auction
Female pilot (1906–1980) who was the first of her gender to break the sound barrier and is said to have more aviation records and awards than any pilo
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Charles Lindbergh426 - Charles Lindbergh
RR Auction
Crystal-clear vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of the young aviator in a suit and tie, boldly signed in fountain pen, "Charles A. Lindbergh.&q...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Charles Lindbergh427 - Charles Lindbergh
RR Auction
Signed book: Lindbergh of Minnesota: A Political Biography. First edition. NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Wiley Post and Harold Gatty428 - Wiley Post and Harold Gatty
RR Auction
Pilot Wiley Post (1898–1935), accompanied by navigator Harold Gatty (1903–1957), set the speed record for around-the-world flight during a trip comple
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Igor Sikorsky429 - Igor Sikorsky
RR Auction
Pioneering aviation engineer (1889–1972) who developed the first four-engine airplane and the first modern helicopter to be put into widespread use. T
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Joe Sutter430 - Joe Sutter
RR Auction
American engineer (1921-2016) for the Boeing Airplane Company and manager of the design team for the Boeing 747; Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine ha
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Orville Wright431 - Orville Wright
RR Auction
The Winters National Bank check, 8.25 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed by Wright, payable to The Engineers Club for $0.85, June 9, 1917. In
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Orville Wright432 - Orville Wright
RR Auction
Vintage 6.25 x 4.5 cardstock photo of the Wright Brothers’ first flight, captioned at the bottom ‘First Man-Flight, December 17, 1903, Kitty Hawk, N.
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Orville Wright433 - Orville Wright
RR Auction
The Winters National Bank check, 8.25 x 3, filled out and signed by Orville Wright, "Wright Cycle Co., O. W.," payable to E. K. Morris &am...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chuck Yeager434 - Chuck Yeager
RR Auction
Two folding 11 x 14 portfolio displays containing four covers signed by Yeager, including: a flown FDC carried at Mach 1 on the 50th anniversary of su
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Gus Grissom435 - Gus Grissom
RR Auction
Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Grissom wearing a Mercury 7 lapel pin, signed and inscribed in black ink, "To Willy, Gus Grissom.” In ...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Gus Grissom436 - Gus Grissom
RR Auction
TLS signed “Virgil I. Grissom,” one page, 8 x 10, Project Mercury letterhead, April 27, 1961. Letter to "Mr. Aucoin," in part: "It is...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Mercury Astronauts437 - Mercury Astronauts
RR Auction
Official glossy 8 x 10 black-numbered NASA photo of the Big Joe 1 (Atlas 10-D) rocket, signed in blue ballpoint by Gordon Cooper, and in black felt ti
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Mercury Project438 - Mercury Project
RR Auction
Group of six photos signed by Mercury Project personnel, including five of the Mercury Seven astronauts and public affairs officer John A. Powers. Inc
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Apollo 11439 - Apollo 11
RR Auction
Magnificent signed book: First on the Moon. Book club edition. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1970. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 500 pa
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Apollo 11440 - Apollo 11
RR Auction
Fantastic sheet of 32 'First Man on the Moon' ten-cent stamps, 8 x 10, signed in felt tip by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collin...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Neil Armstrong442 - Neil Armstrong
RR Auction
Sought-after official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong posing in his white space suit against a lunar backdrop, signed over his arm in bold b
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Neil Armstrong443 - Neil Armstrong
RR Auction
Uncommon glossy 8 x 10 photo of Armstrong climbing into an early prototype of the Apollo 11 M-5 Lunar Excursion Module on October 6, 1964, signed in b
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Neil Armstrong444 - Neil Armstrong
RR Auction
Newsweek magazine cover from July 21, 1969, showing Neil Armstrong posing in his white space suit against a lunar backdrop, 8.25 x 11, signed and insc
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Neil Armstrong445 - Neil Armstrong
RR Auction
TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, University of Cincinnati letterhead, August 1, 1979. Letter to Ralph L. Benson, in part: "I very much appreciate the m...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Neil Armstrong446 - Neil Armstrong
RR Auction
Color vintage 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong in a suit and tie, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To all the Browne's, With Bes...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Neil Armstrong447 - Neil Armstrong
RR Auction
Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong in his white space suit, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip, "To Doug—Neil Armstrong.” In...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Jim Irwin448 - Jim Irwin
RR Auction
Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Irwin posing in his white space suit with a lunar globe, signed and inscribed in thin black felt tip, "...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Space Shuttle Challenger449 - Space Shuttle Challenger
RR Auction
Superb collection of five official color 8 x 10 NASA lithographs of the crew of the tragic STS-51-L Space Shuttle Challenger mission, each signed in b
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Aerospace Pioneers450 - Aerospace Pioneers
RR Auction
Three items signed by a diverse trio of aerospace pioneers: Hermann Oberth Color glossy 4 x 5.75 postcard photo of the pioneering rocket engineer, s
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin451 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Iconic color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of Aldrin on the lunar surface, signed in blue felt tip, "Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI." In fine conditio...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin452 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Launch day cover with a cachet commemorating the Gemini 12 mission, postmarked at Cape Canaveral on November 11, 1966, signed in black ballpoint by Bu
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin453 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Aldrin posing in his white space suit against a lunar backdrop, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, &qu...
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin454 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Two first edition copies of Magnificent Desolation, both hardcover with dust jacket, signed on the half-title page in blue ink by Aldrin. In overall f
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin455 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Signed book: Reaching for the Moon. First edition. NY: HarperCollins, 2005. Hardcover with dust jacket, 9 x 11.5. Signed on the title page in black fe
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin456 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Official glossy 8 x 10 NASA photo of Aldrin posing in his white space suit, boldly signed in black felt tip. Reverse bears purple NASA caption text. I
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin457 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Glossy 9.5 x 6.75 full-length photo of Buzz Aldrin speaking before Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, and Queen Silvia of S
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Buzz Aldrin458 - Buzz Aldrin
RR Auction
Glossy 9.5 x 5.75 photo of Buzz Aldrin, pictured in front of the window, during a conference held by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Carl XVI Gusta
No Online Bidding For This Item
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark