RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring John F. Kennedy

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Opening with a section commemorating President John F. Kennedy's life and legacy, RR Auction's November Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale features a multitude of rare and remarkable pieces of the past. Boasting well over 1,100 items spanning all fields, some top auction items include JFK's personally-worn presidential suit; incredible letters from artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Dali, Monet, and Toulouse-Lautrec; and great signed Hollywood photographs of the Our Gang cast, the Marx Brothers, and Grace Kelly. Also featured is a section comprised of items belonging to the late Boston drummer Sib Hashian, which will culminate in a LIVE sale of headlining lots on November 7th. 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 November 2019.
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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Louis Armstrong757 - Louis Armstrong
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Exceptional vintage pearl-finish 8 x 10 double-weight photo by Theatrical of Chicago, showing Armstrong admiring his trumpet in a three-quarter-length
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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George Gershwin758 - George Gershwin
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, RKO Studios, Inc. letterhead, November 5, 1936. Letter to a young autograph collector, in part: "I am very happy to wr...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Billie Holiday759 - Billie Holiday
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Uncommon ticket stub for a performance at the Blu Mirror, 4 x 3, signed and inscribed on the reverse in blue ballpoint, "For Johnny, Best Wishe...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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B. B. King760 - B. B. King
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Attractive Epiphone Dot Deluxe semi-hollowbody archtop electric guitar with a sunburst finish, signed prominently on the body in black felt tip by blu
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Cole Porter761 - Cole Porter
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Unsigned handwritten musical manuscript from "Maid of Mystery," accomplished in pencil by Cole Porter, one page, 10.75 x 13.75, with a han...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Cole Porter762 - Cole Porter
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Unsigned handwritten musical manuscript headed "Refrain, Maid of Mystery," accomplished in pencil by Cole Porter, one page, 10.75 x 9, con...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Django Reinhardt763 - Django Reinhardt
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Highly sought-after vintage fountain pen signature of Django Reinhardt on an off-white 5 x 8.5 sheet, which also contains autographs of Rex Stewart, V
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Patsy Cline764 - Patsy Cline
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Superb pairing of items from country singing star Patsy Cline: a vintage glossy 8 x 10.25 Rush Studio portrait of a Cline in a head-and-shoulders pose
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Patsy Cline765 - Patsy Cline
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Gorgeous vintage glossy 8 x 10 Rush Studio photo of the country star decked out in Western costume, signed in fountain pen, "Best Wishes, Patsy...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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AC/DC766 - AC/DC
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Attractive cream-bodied Fender Squier Bullet Stratocaster electric guitar, signed on the body in blue felt tip by Angus Young, who adds "TNT,&q...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Beatles767 - Beatles
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Extremely rare inner sleeve for the Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, signed in blue ink by John Lennon, George Harrison, Pau...
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Beatles768 - Beatles
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Very rare monthly copy of The Beatles Book from October 1963, No. 3, 22 pages, 6 x 8.25, with front cover depicting the Beatles playing in a swimming
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Beatles769 - Beatles
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Vintage circa early 1963 blue ballpoint signatures, "George Harrison," "Ringo Starr," and "Paul McCartney (Beatles)," ...
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Beatles770 - Beatles
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Hugely desirable vintage "The Beatles Show" red-and-white program for a concert at the ABC Cinema in Plymouth, Devon, on November 13, 1963...
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Beatles771 - Beatles
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Circa 1963 Parlophone Records promo card depicting the Beatles wearing matching dark suits, 5.75 x 3.5, signed and inscribed on the reverse in black i
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Beatles772 - Beatles
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Signed book: Pick of the Pop Stars by David Jacobs. First edition. Nottingham, England: Ray Palmer, Ltd., 1962. Hardcover, 7 x 9.75, 112 pages. Signed
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Beatles: Mal Evans773 - Beatles: Mal Evans
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Road manager, assistant, and friend of the Beatles (1935-1976) who contributed to several of their recordings. Vintage ballpoint signature, "Ma...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Beatles: Harrison and McCartney774 - Beatles: Harrison and McCartney
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Vintage ballpoint signatures, "George Harrison" and "Paul McCartney, xxx," on a green 2.5 x 3.75 album page. In very good condit...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Beatles: Harrison and Starr775 - Beatles: Harrison and Starr
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Program for the infamous appearance of the Beatles at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London on November 4, 1963, for a royal variety performance befor
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Beatles: George Harrison776 - Beatles: George Harrison
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Fantastic color 7.5 x 10.5 magazine photo of George Harrison in a full-length seated pose, signed in black ink. The photo is affixed to a same-size sh
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Beatles: John Lennon777 - Beatles: John Lennon
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Rare monthly copy of The Beatles Book from July 1967, No. 48, 31 pages, 6 x 8.25, with front cover depicting Ringo Starr smiling and wearing headphone
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Beatles: Lennon and Ono778 - Beatles: Lennon and Ono
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Unfinished Music No. 2: Life with the Lions album signed on the front cover in black felt tip, "Peace from, John Lennon" and "Yoko On...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Beatles: Paul McCartney779 - Beatles: Paul McCartney
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album by the Beatles, signed on the front cover in black felt tip by Paul McCartney. Attractively matted a...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Beatles: Paul McCartney780 - Beatles: Paul McCartney
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Revolver album by the Beatles, signed on the front cover in blue felt tip by Paul McCartney. In fine condition, with sticker residue and light surface
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Beatles: Paul McCartney781 - Beatles: Paul McCartney
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Abbey Road album by the Beatles, signed on the front cover in black felt tip by Paul McCartney. In fine condition, with light scuffing. The record is
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Beatles: Paul McCartney782 - Beatles: Paul McCartney
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Vintage glossy 7.75 x 10 Star Pics publicity photo of the Beatles wearing matching suits and leaning against a ship's railing, signed in black b...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Beatles: McCartney, Paul and Linda783 - Beatles: McCartney, Paul and Linda
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MPL promo sleeve for Wings, measures 6.5 x 5.75 open, signed inside in blue felt tip by Paul and Linda McCartney. In very good condition, with creasin
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Led Zeppelin: John Bonham784 - Led Zeppelin: John Bonham
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Red ballpoint signature, "John Bonham,” on an off-white 3.75 x 2.5 notebook sheet. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Bob Marley785 - Bob Marley
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Sought-after felt tip signature, "Rastafari, All the best, Bob Marley,” on a blue 4.75 x 3 card. In very fine condition. Accompanied by a full ...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Pink Floyd786 - Pink Floyd
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Ummagumma album by Pink Floyd, signed on the inner gatefold in blue ballpoint by Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Roger Waters, and David Gilmour. In very
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Pink Floyd787 - Pink Floyd
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Very appealing Pink Floyd display containing a copy of The Wall album, signed and inscribed on the front cover in blue felt tip, "To Jim, Roger...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Elvis Presley788 - Elvis Presley
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Almost in Love compilation album signed and inscribed on the front cover in black ballpoint, "To Jan, Elvis Presley." In fine condition. T...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Elvis Presley789 - Elvis Presley
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Excellent color 8 x 10 RCA publicity photo of Presley with his arms folded against a blue guitar backdrop, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, &...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Elvis Presley790 - Elvis Presley
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Vintage semi-glossy 5 x 4 postcard photo of Private Presley in his US Army uniform alongside an officer, signed on the reverse in blue ballpoint, &q...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Rolling Stones791 - Rolling Stones
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Sought-after self-titled debut album (Decca Mono LK 4605) from the Rolling Stones, signed on the back cover in black ballpoint by Brian Jones, Mick Ja
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Rolling Stones792 - Rolling Stones
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Vintage circa 1964 ballpoint signatures, "Bill Wyman," "Charlie Boy, xxx," "Brian Jones," "Mick Jagger," and...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Rolling Stones793 - Rolling Stones
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London Records American debut album from the Rolling Stones, England's Newest Hit Makers, signed on the reverse of the album insert in blue and ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers794 - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
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Cream-bodied Fender Squier Bullet Stratocaster electric guitar, signed on the white pickguard in blue felt tip by Tom Petty, and on the body by Mike C
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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U2795 - U2
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Achtung Baby CD booklet, prominently signed inside in black felt tip, "Bono, 92," "Edge," "Adam," and "Larry.&quo...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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U2796 - U2
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Sleeve for U2's 1982 45 RPM single 'A Celebration,' signed in the early 1980s in ballpoint, "Bono," "Edge," "La...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Arrigo Boito797 - Arrigo Boito
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Italian composer and librettist (1842–1918) best known for the opera Mefistofele. AMQS on an off-white 6.75 x 8.25 album page, signed below in bold in
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Umberto Giordano798 - Umberto Giordano
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Italian opera composer (1867–1948) in the verismo, or 'realist,' style, known for his opera Andrea Chénier. Untranslated ALS in Italian...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Gounod799 - Charles Gounod
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French composer (1818-1893) best remembered for his composition of 'Ave Maria.' ALS in French, signed “Ch. Gounod,” one page both sides, 4 x...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Nellie Melba800 - Nellie Melba
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Australian operatic soprano (1861–1931) who became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian era and the early 20th century; she was the fi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gian Carlo Menotti801 - Gian Carlo Menotti
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Italian-American composer (1911–2007) best known for such popular operas as The Consul, The Saint of Bleecker Street, and Amahl and the Night Visitors
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Yehudi Menuhin802 - Yehudi Menuhin
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Vintage pearl-finish 6.75 x 9 half-length photo of the great violinist by the Alban Studio of Paris, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Giacomo Meyerbeer803 - Giacomo Meyerbeer
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German-born composer (1791-1864) best known for such operas as Les Hugenots and Robert le diable. ALS in French, signed “Meyerbeer,” one page, 5.25 x
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Arthur Rubinstein804 - Arthur Rubinstein
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Vintage glossy 7 x 9.25 photo of Rubinstein next to his piano by Yousuf Karsh, signed in blue ballpoint, "Arthur Rubinstein, 1948." In fin...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Strauss805 - Richard Strauss
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Attractive vintage 5.5 x 3.5 Dutch postcard photo of the Herengracht canal in Amsterdam, signed in the lower border in black ink, "Richard u. P...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Igor Stravinsky806 - Igor Stravinsky
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Original vintage pencil sketch of the legendary Russian composer-pianist accomplished by "Ross" on an off-white 6.25 x 8.5 sheet, prominen...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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