RR Auction: Fine Autographs & Artifacts

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RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in rare and remarkable documents, manuscripts, autographs, and historical artifacts. Among the highlights of this month’s sale are a special autograph sheet from Abraham Lincoln and his ‘Team of Rivals’ cabinet, a handwritten letter by the heroic Oskar Schindler, a massive signed photo of Charles Dickens, and a silver medal from the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Join us as we prepare to make history selling history in September 2016.
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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Harry S. Truman101 - Harry S. Truman
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Appealing textured matte-finish 9.25 x 7.25 photo of Truman seated at his desk, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Kind regards to Julius Young, f
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman102 - Harry S. Truman
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Two items: an FDC with a cachet honoring President Kennedy, postmarked Boston, Mass., May 29, 1964, signed in black ink, “Harry S. Truman”; and an ink
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower103 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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TLS as president, one page, 6 x 8.25, White House letterhead, October 24, 1956. Letter to comedian and talk show host Jack Paar, in full: “I truly enj
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower104 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Collection of three TLSs, each one page, personal letterhead, dated from 1962 to 1966. The first, signed “Dwight D. Eisenhower,” in part: “Much as I a
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Lyndon B. Johnson105 - Lyndon B. Johnson
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Signed book: The Vantage Point. First edition. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 636 pages. Signed on a boo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon and Julie Nixon Eisenhower106 - Richard Nixon and Julie Nixon Eisenhower
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Three books, each hardcover with dust jacket, including: a Book Club Edition of Six Crises, signed on a bookplate affixed to the first free end page i
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pat Nixon107 - Pat Nixon
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ALS signed “Patricia Nixon,” one page, 4.5 x 7, personal stationery card, no date but circa 1968. Letter to Bill McManus, in full: “All of us greatly
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Richard Nixon108 - Richard Nixon
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Color textured matte-finish 7 x 8.75 photo of Nixon in the Oval Office, affixed to its original 10.75 x 13.75 mount, signed and inscribed on the mount
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon109 - Richard Nixon
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Signed book: The Real War. Warner Books Edition. NY: Warner Books, 1980. Hardcover with slipcase, 6.5 x 9.5, 341 pages. Signed on the colophon in blac
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Richard Nixon110 - Richard Nixon
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Signed book: In the Arena. Limited first edition, numbered 140/500. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Leather-bound hardcover with slipcase, 6.75 x 9....
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Richard Nixon111 - Richard Nixon
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Signed book: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. Limited first edition, numbered 296/2500. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978. Leather-bound hardcover, 6.75 x...
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Richard Nixon112 - Richard Nixon
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Signed book: The Watergate Tapes. Flatsigned edition, numbered 2/100. Nashville: FlatSigned Press, 2009. Leather-bound hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 468 pag
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon113 - Richard Nixon
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DS, signed “Richard M. Nixon,” one page, 8.5 x 10.25, September 18, 1967. Document from an assistant professor compiling a textbook on public speaking
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Gerald Ford114 - Gerald Ford
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Signed book: Portrait of the Assassin. First edition, first printing. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1965. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.5, 508 pages...
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Gerald Ford115 - Gerald Ford
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Two limited first edition books, both signed “Gerald R. Ford,” including: a copy of Humor and the Presidency, numbered 62/150, signed on the colophon
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gerald Ford116 - Gerald Ford
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Signed book: A Vision for America. First edition, limited issue, numbered 2/100. Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1980. Full blue leather hardcover wi
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Jimmy Carter117 - Jimmy Carter
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Four books, each signed “Jimmy Carter” or “J. Carter,” including: a limited first edition of the Farewell Address of President Jimmy Carter, hardcover
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan118 - Ronald Reagan
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Signed book: Where’s the Rest of Me? First edition. NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.25, 316 pages. Signed on t
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan119 - Ronald Reagan
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Glossy 8 x 10 photo of Reagan as a prisoner from one of his earlier film roles, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Diane Kovacs, with very be
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Ronald Reagan120 - Ronald Reagan
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Signed book: An American Life. First edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 748 pages. Signed on a bookplat...
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Ronald Reagan121 - Ronald Reagan
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Semi-glossy 8.5 x 11 paperstock photo of Reagan as Frame Johnson from the 1953 film Law and Order, removed from a program, signed and inscribed in bla
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Ronald Reagan122 - Ronald Reagan
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Glossy 3.5 x 5.5 photo of Reagan leaning on a chair, signed and inscribed in blue ink “To Morris, Best Regards, Ronald Reagan.” In fine condition.
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Ronald and Nancy Reagan123 - Ronald and Nancy Reagan
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Color satin-finish 6.5 x 9 photo of the couple in the White House, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Buzzy, my friend, with warm regards, Na
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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George Bush124 - George Bush
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Two signed books: George Herbert Walker Bush: A Photographic Profile. First edition, limited issue of 1250 copies. College Station: Texas A&M Un...
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George Bush125 - George Bush
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Two limited first edition books: a presentation copy of ‘Read My Lips: No New Taxes,’ hardcover with slipcase, signed on an opening page in black ball
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Hillary Clinton126 - Hillary Clinton
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Signed book: It Takes a Village. 10th anniversary edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2006. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 331 pages. Signed ...
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Barack Obama127 - Barack Obama
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Signed book: The Audacity of Hope. First edition. NY: Crown Publishers, 2006. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 375 pages. Signed on the title pa
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Barack Obama128 - Barack Obama
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Crisp felt tip signature, “Barack Obama,” on a white 5 x 2.5 card. In fine condition. A pristine example.
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First Ladies129 - First Ladies
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Impressive grouping of seventeen items, consisting of letters, stamp blocks, and signatures, each signed in various ink types by a first lady, includi
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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William Ellery130 - William Ellery
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Rhode Island (1727–1820). Partly-printed DS, signed “Wm. Ellery, Colle.,” one page, 8.25 x 6.5, March 2
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Benjamin Franklin131 - Benjamin Franklin
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Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “B. Franklin,” one page, 15.75 x 13, August 10, 1787. As president of the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonweal
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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John Hancock132 - John Hancock
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Extremely rare bank check, 8.75 x 4, filled out in another hand and signed by Hancock, dated October 16, 1767. In full: “At thirty days Sight of this
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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John Hancock133 - John Hancock
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Manuscript DS, one page, 8.25 x 7.75, August 29, 1770. Hancock and five other Selectmen of Boston authorize passage of “two women & their childr...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Philip Livingston134 - Philip Livingston
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LS signed “Phil. Livingston,” one page, 7.5 x 9.5, August 14, 1761. Letter to Richard Law, in part: “I am glad to be Informed that you have Secured th
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Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Roger Sherman135 - Roger Sherman
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Manuscript DS, one page, 8.25 x 13, October 20, 1779. Financial document headed “Debenture of the Superior Court August Term 1779,” listing payments f
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James Smith136 - James Smith
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1719–1806). Partly-printed DS, signed “Smith,” one page, 8.25 x 6.5, January 22, 1774. Cu
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James Wilson137 - James Wilson
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1742–1798), and one of only six men who signed both the Declaration and the US Constituti
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Ira Allen138 - Ira Allen
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One of the founders of Vermont (1751–1814) and brother of Ethan Allen. ADS, signed at the conclusion, “Ira Allen,” and also signed several times in th
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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James Bowdoin139 - James Bowdoin
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Politician from Massachusetts (1726–1790) who was president of the state's constitutional convention. After independence he served as governor o...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Aaron Burr140 - Aaron Burr
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Intriguing ALS, one page, 7.75 x 10, October 24, 1790. Written from Albany, in full: “Edward handed me your letter. I shall see him in N York when I w
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Aaron Burr141 - Aaron Burr
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ALS signed “A. Burr,” one page, 7.75 x 9.5, August 17. In part: “Since writing to you last evening, I have reflected further on your Dennings matter...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Colonial Massachusetts142 - Colonial Massachusetts
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Manuscript DS, signed “Dudley Bradstreet Justice of peace” and “Jos. Moody, Reg’r,” one page, 12.75 x 16.5, March 28, 1695. Acknowledgment of an anted
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Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Henry Clay143 - Henry Clay
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ALS signed “H. Clay,” one page, 8 x 10, December 4, 1846. Letter to William C. C. Claiborne, in part: “I am on my way to N. Orleans, but as I intend t
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Alexander Hamilton144 - Alexander Hamilton
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LS signed “A. Hamilton,” one page, 7.25 x 8.75, September 13, 1792. Circular letter regarding the payment of federal employees, in part: “By an order
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Estimates : 5,800.00 - 6,200.00
 
 
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George W. Randolph145 - George W. Randolph
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Confederate general, lawyer, and planter (1818–1867) who served in 1862 as the Confederate States secretary of war during the Civil War, when he refor
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Florence Nightingale146 - Florence Nightingale
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ALS, three pages both sides, 4.5 x 7, black-bordered personal letterhead, March 26, 1864. Lengthy letter to Mrs. Constable, in part: “I am sorry for y
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Oskar Schindler147 - Oskar Schindler
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ALS in German, signed upside down at the top of the first page, “Schindler,” one page both sides, 8.25 x 6, Hotel Garni Preussischer Hof letterhead, n
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Warren Court148 - Warren Court
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Color satin-finish 8 x 11 photo of the justices inside an impressive section of the Supreme Court, affixed to its original mount, signed on the mount
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Harley-Davidson: Arthur Davidson149 - Harley-Davidson: Arthur Davidson
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One of the four co-founders of Harley-Davidson (1881–1950) who was responsible for setting up the company’s nationwide network of dealers. DS, one pag
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Harley-Davidson: William H. Davidson150 - Harley-Davidson: William H. Davidson
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The son of Harley-Davidson Motor Company cofounder Arthur Davidson (1905–1992), who served as the company’s president for 29 years and raced on their
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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