Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring Art

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RR Auction's April Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale is highlighted by a great selection of material from renowned artists, including Marc Chagall, Claude Monet, Georges Braque, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Charles Schulz. Other highlights include a manuscript by Wilbur Wright, a fully signed Led Zeppelin II album, an important letter by Albert Einstein anticipating WWII, a handwritten letter by Malcolm X written from prison, and flown Robbins medallions from the collection of Apollo 17 moonwalker Gene Cernan. 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 April 2020.
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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Mohandas Gandhi201 - Mohandas Gandhi
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Fountain pen signature, "M. K. Gandhi,” on an off-white 2 x .75 slip. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Martin Luther King, Jr202 - Martin Luther King, Jr
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Signed book: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?. First edition. NY: Harper & Row, 1967. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.5, 209 page...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Malcolm X203 - Malcolm X
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ALS signed “As Salaam Alaikum, Malcolm X. Little,” two pages, 8.5 x 11, December 26, 1950. Letter to "Commissioner MacDowell," written whi...
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Nelson Mandela204 - Nelson Mandela
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Beautiful limited edition set of six small-format lithographs entitled ‘The Struggle Series,’ numbered 176/950, each measuring 5.75 x 8.25, signed on
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Florence Nightingale205 - Florence Nightingale
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ALS, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, December 1, 1958. Letter to nurse Mary Erskine, in full: "I have often thought you know, of ...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Florence Nightingale206 - Florence Nightingale
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ALS signed “F. Nightingale,” one page both sides, 4.25 x 6.75, personal letterhead, December 16, 1892. Letter to "Mrs. Robertson," in part...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Nelson Mandela207 - Nelson Mandela
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Uncommon color 6.75 x 12 ballot for the 1994 Republic of South Africa general elections, signed in the upper border in black felt tip, "N. Mand...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Rosa Parks208 - Rosa Parks
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Two items: an ALS signed "Rosa Parks," one page on a 5 x 3 card, November 8, 1993, in full: "Thanks for your kind letter expressing y...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Felix Frankfurter209 - Felix Frankfurter
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ALS, one page, 5.25 x 8, Law School of Harvard University letterhead, January 17, 1938. Letter to Dorothy McAllister, wife of Michigan Supreme Court j
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Jean-Martin Charcot210 - Jean-Martin Charcot
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Untranslated ALS in French, signed “Charcot,” one page, 5 x 7.75, 1875. Matted and framed to an overall size of 11.75 x 23.25. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Thomas Edison211 - Thomas Edison
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World War I-dated TLS signed “Thos. A. Edison,” one page, 8.5 x 8, From the Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison letterhead, February 23, 1917. Letter to th
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Thomas Edison212 - Thomas Edison
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ALS in pencil, signed “Edison,” one page, 5 x 8, no date. Letter to Charles W. Luhr, superintendent and works manager of Edison's lab in West Or...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Alexander von Humboldt213 - Alexander von Humboldt
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ALS in French, signed “Humboldt,” one page both sides, 4.5 x 7, no date. Untranslated. In very good to fine condition, with light overall creasing.
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Thomas Edison214 - Thomas Edison
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DS, signed “Thos. A. Edison,” one page, 8.25 x 11, June 21, 1922. Document headed "Minutes of a Meeting of the Board of Directors of Thomas A. ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Enrico Fermi215 - Enrico Fermi
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Exquisite AQS from Enrico Fermi, penned in Italian on an off-white 9.25 x 4.75 sheet dated December 11, 1938, which reads, in full (translated): in fu
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Albert Einstein216 - Albert Einstein
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ALS in German, signed “Papa,” one page, 8.25 x 11, June 16, 1935. Written from his summer home in Old Lyme, Connecticut, a letter to his eldest son Ha
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Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Richard Feynman217 - Richard Feynman
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Sought-after ballpoint signature, "Richard Feynman,” with one of his famous 'Feynman diagrams' below, on an off-white 5.5 x 3.5 card. I...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Samuel F. B. Morse218 - Samuel F. B. Morse
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Partial ALS signed "Yr friend & serv't, Sam'l F. B. Morse",” one page both sides, 4.5 x 4, no date. Segment clipped from a let...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry219 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
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Grouping of 15 Nobel Foundation booklets containing lectures by recipients of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, each approximately 6.5 x 9.5, signed on t
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Nobel Prize in Physics220 - Nobel Prize in Physics
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Grouping of 19 Nobel Foundation booklets containing lectures by recipients of the Nobel Prize for Physics, each approximately 6.5 x 9.5, signed on the
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine221 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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Grouping of 16 Nobel Foundation booklets containing lectures by recipients of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, each approximately 6.5 x 9.5
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Louis Pasteur222 - Louis Pasteur
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ALS in French, signed “L. Pasteur,” one page, 5.25 x 8.25, July 6, 1886. Letter to Monsieur Rochard, in full (translated): "A nephew of mine, w...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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David Ben-Gurion223 - David Ben-Gurion
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TLS in Hebrew, one page, 6 x 7.75, Israeli Prime Minister's Office letterhead, April 28, 1956. Letter to Knesset Member Yohanan Bader, one of th...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sigmund Freud224 - Sigmund Freud
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ALS in German, signed "Freud," one page both sides, 5.25 x 3.5, personal letterhead, Vienna IX, Berggasse 19, August 11, 1930. Freud write...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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David Ben-Gurion225 - David Ben-Gurion
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TLS signed “D. Ben-Gurion,” one page, 8.5 x 10.5, The Jewish Agency for Palestine letterhead, April 20, 1939. Letter to "Lourise," in part...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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David Ben-Gurion226 - David Ben-Gurion
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Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5 photo of the Israeli leader, neatly signed in the lower border in fountain pen, "D. Ben Gurion." In fine condition,...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Fidel Castro227 - Fidel Castro
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DS in Spanish, one page, 8.5 x 13, March 31, 1959. Official order issued by Castro as prime minister of Cuba, in part (translated): "I resolve:...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Winston Churchill228 - Winston Churchill
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TLS signed “Winston S. Churchill,” one page, 7 x 9, 28 Hyde Park Gate letterhead, February 10, 1961. Letter to Robert Sessions, about the television s
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Tomas Masaryk229 - Tomas Masaryk
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 12 photo of the Czech leader by Harris & Ewing, signed in fountain pen, "T. G. Masaryk, Washington, D.C., 15.Nov.8...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau230 - Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
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ALS in French, signed “Mirabeau,” one page, 6.5 x 8.25, no date. Letter to Mr. Loubet, a publisher. In part (loosely translated): "I am very so...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Benito Mussolini231 - Benito Mussolini
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Superb vintage pearl-finish 7.75 x 10 photo of Mussolini, boldly signed in black ink, "Benito Mussolini, Rome, Mayo 1928, VI." Blindstampe...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Zhao Ziyang232 - Zhao Ziyang
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Scarce color glossy 3.5 x 5 photo of Zhao Ziyang in a front-facing pose, signed in Chinese characters in black felt tip. In fine condition, with two p
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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King Edward VII233 - King Edward VII
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ALS signed “A. E.,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, Marham House, Downham Market letterhead, December 28, no year. Letter containing exc
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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King Francis I234 - King Francis I
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Vellum manuscript DS in French, signed “Francoys,” one page, 12.28 x 8.25, no date. An untranslated official document, boldly and prominently signed a
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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King Edward VIII235 - King Edward VIII
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ALS in French, signed “Edward,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 4 x 6, Magdalen College letterhead, May 18, 1914. Letter to his former tutor Luci
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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King George II236 - King George II
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War-dated partly-printed vellum DS, signed “George R,” one page, 13.75 x 9.5, July 14, 1743. During the War of Austrian Succession, King George II app
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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King Stanislaw II August237 - King Stanislaw II August
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Manuscript DS in French, signed “Stanislas Rey,” one page, 8.75 x 13, May 25, 1740. Untranslated. In very good to fine condition, with light staining
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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King William III238 - King William III
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Manuscript DS in Dutch, signed “Prince d'Orange,” one page, 7.75 x 12.5, May 11, 1679. Untranslated document, prominently signed at the conclusi...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Princess Diana239 - Princess Diana
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TLS signed “Yours sincerely, Lady Diana,” one page, 7.25 x 9.25, Buckingham Palace letterhead, March 23, 1981. Letter to Jean Jagers, in full: "...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Princess Diana240 - Princess Diana
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ALS signed “Diana, x,” one page both sides, 4.75 x 7.5, Windsor Castle letterhead, June 22, no year. Letter to "Darling ladies," in full: ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Princess Diana241 - Princess Diana
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Uncommon Royal Christmas card from 1996 with an embossed coat of arms on the front, measuring 12 x 8 open, featuring an affixed color photo of Princes
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles242 - Princess Diana and Prince Charles
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Signed book: HRH The Prince of Wales Watercolours. First edition. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1991. Hardcover with slipcase, 11.25 x 9.5, 159 p
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles243 - Princess Diana and Prince Charles
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Royal Christmas card from 1983 with embossed gold emblems on the front, measuring 10.5 x 7.25 open, featuring an affixed color photo of Charles in a k
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles244 - Princess Diana and Prince Charles
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Royal Christmas card from circa 1989 embossed on the front with the Prince of Wales’s feathers and Order of the Garter motto and the Spencer family ar
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip245 - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
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Partly-printed DS, signed “Elizabeth R” and "Philip," one page, 12.75 x 15.25, June 2, 1962. Queen Elizabeth II grants "the Dignity o...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Queen Victoria246 - Queen Victoria
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Third-person ALS, signed within the text, “The Queen,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, black-bordered Windsor Castle mourning stationery,
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Queen Victoria247 - Queen Victoria
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ALS in pencil, signed “Mama,” one page both sides, 4.5 x 7, Windsor Castle stationery, no date. Letter to her daughter Princess Beatrice, in full: &...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Queen Victoria248 - Queen Victoria
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Unsigned handwritten notes in pencil by Queen Victoria, one page, 4.5 x 7, Windsor Castle stationery, no date. A prospective guest list, in full: &q...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Apache Women by A. F. Randall249 - Apache Women by A. F. Randall
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Circa mid-1880s full-length 4.25 x 6.5 cabinet photo depicting two Apache women posed in a studio, wearing their finest attire, taken by A. F. Randall
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Felix Alderisio250 - Felix Alderisio
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ALS signed “Phil,” one page, 8 x 10.5, October 12, 1970. Written while incarcerated at the United States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois, a letter to
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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