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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Winston Churchill255 - Winston Churchill
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ALS signed "Winston S. Churchill," one page, 4.5 x 7.25, embossed Colonial Office, National Scheme for Disabled Men letterhead, May 27, no...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Israel War of Independence256 - Israel War of Independence
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Significant TLS from Egyptian prime minister Mahmoud El Nokrashy Pasha, signed “M. L. Nokrashy,” one page, 6.75 x 8.75, Prime Minister's Office ...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Nikita Khrushchev257 - Nikita Khrushchev
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DS, in Cyrillic, one page, 7.25 x 10.25, October 7, 1947. In part (translated): "We have received your reply telegram concerning the state grai...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Adnan Menderes258 - Adnan Menderes
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Turkish politician (1899–1961) who served as prime minister from 1950–1960; he was hanged by the military junta after the 1960 coup d'état,...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Benito Mussolini259 - Benito Mussolini
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Vintage matte-finish 10 x 14 half-length photo of Benito Mussolini in a distinguished formal pose, signed and inscribed boldly in fountain pen as prim
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Yen Chia-kan260 - Yen Chia-kan
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Politician (1905–1993) who succeeded Chiang Kai-shek as President of the Republic of China, serving from 1975 to 1978. Glossy 3.5 x 5 photo of Yen Chi
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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King Charles II and Samuel Pepys261 - King Charles II and Samuel Pepys
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Scarce DS, signed "Charles R" and "Pepys," one page, 6.5 x 11, July 16, 1674. King Charles appoints Thomas Brothers to the post ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Ferdinand and Isabella262 - Ferdinand and Isabella
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Manuscript DS in Spanish, signed by Ferdinand, "Yo el Rey," and by Isabella, "Yo la Reyna,” one page, 12.25 x 13, April 6, 1476. Ferd...
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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King Edward VI263 - King Edward VI
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King of England and Ireland 1547 until his death in 1553, who took the throne at the age of nine: during his reign, the realm was governed by a regenc
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Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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King Edward VII264 - King Edward VII
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Manuscript DS, signed “Albert Edward,” one page both sides, 8 x 12.5, June 6, 1873. Official request issued by Prince Edward to Henry Vizetelly, askin
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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King George III265 - King George III
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Ink signature, "George R,” on an off-white 5.25 x 2 slip clipped from the head of a document. Impressively matted with the first page of a comp...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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King James II266 - King James II
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The last Catholic monarch (1633–1701) to reign over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, crowned in 1685. Vellum manuscript DS, signed “Jam
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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King Kalakaua267 - King Kalakaua
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Uncommon manuscript DS, signed “Kalakaua R,” one page, 8.5 x 14, June 5, 1879. King Kalakaua appoints E. P. Adams as "a Member of Our Privy Cou...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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King Philip II268 - King Philip II
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King of Spain (born 1527) from 1556 until his death in 1598; his eventful reign included Spain's conquest of the Philippines, the establishment ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Maria I of Portugal269 - Maria I of Portugal
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Queen of Portugal from 1777 until her death (1734–1816) Known as Maria the Pious in Portugal and Maria the Mad in Brazil, she was the first undisputed
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Marie Antoinette270 - Marie Antoinette
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Extremely rare ALS in French, signed "Marie Antoinette," one page, 4.5 x 7, August 30, [1786?]. Letter to Marshal Castries, Secretary of S...
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Estimates : 30,000.00 - 40,000.00
 
 
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Peter the Great271 - Peter the Great
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AMS, signed “Petr,” one page, 7 x 8.75, no date. Curious handwritten list of planetary and astrological (zodiac) symbols, handwritten in Russian and s
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Estimates : 75,000.00 - 100,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana272 - Princess Diana
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Gorgeous color satin-finish 8 x 9.75 photo of Princess Diana wearing a black velvet dress and posing against an artistic backdrop, an image originally
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana273 - Princess Diana
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ALS signed “Diana,” one page both sides, 6.25 x 8, personal Kensington Palace letterhead, June 18, 1990. Letter to Sergeant Ronald Lewis, in full: &...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana274 - Princess Diana
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ALS signed “Diana,” one page both sides, 4.75 x 3.75, personal letterhead, no date but circa October 1988. Letter to "Janet," in full: &qu...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles275 - Princess Diana and Prince Charles
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Royal Christmas card from circa 1986 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 II276 - Queen Elizabeth II
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DS as queen, signed “Elizabeth R.,” one page, 8.25 x 11.75, September 20, 1971. Queen Elizabeth appoints Sir Francis John Watkin Williams as "o...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Queen Victoria277 - Queen Victoria
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Important third-person autograph letter, signed "the Queen" within the text, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, black-bordered W...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset278 - Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset
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Lord Protector of England (c. 1500–1552) during the minority of his nephew, the 'boy king' Edward VI, who was ousted from power in 1549 and ...
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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USS Constitution: John Andrews and Amos Binney279 - USS Constitution: John Andrews and Amos Binney
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Two items associated with the USS Constitution: an account book from the John Andrews Company of 93 Fish Street, Boston, containing clerical entries f
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Kit Carson280 - Kit Carson
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American scout and soldier (1809–1868) who takes a place among the most colorful personalities in the Old West. Neat and crisp ink signature, "...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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William F. ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody281 - William F. ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody
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Unusual special courtesy pass for the Sells-Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Original Wild West showcase from the 1915 season, 4.5 x 2.5, signed ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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David Crockett282 - David Crockett
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Famed frontiersman, politician, and folk hero (1786–1836) who became famous for his shrewd and humorous speeches; he was killed at the Alamo during th
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Josephine Earp283 - Josephine Earp
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Stunning matte-finish 4.5 x 11.5 silver gelatin photo of Wyatt Earp’s wife Josie, showing her dressed in a sheer robe. Blindstamped at the bottom with
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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James W. Marshall284 - James W. Marshall
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American carpenter (1810–1885) who discovered gold in California's American River while constructing a mill for John Sutter, setting the stage f...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Alcatraz285 - Alcatraz
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Very desirable set of three original 10.5 x 15.75 ‘Wanted’ posters issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary esc
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Chicago Seven286 - Chicago Seven
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Scarce collection of 11 original courtroom sketches by artist Scott Holingue for the Chicago Today newspaper’s coverage of the Chicago Seven trial. Ac
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Abolitionists287 - Abolitionists
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Four items signed by notable abolitionists, including: ink signatures of Theodore Parker, Ira D. Sankey, and Gerrit Smith on individual off-white slip
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Spiro Agnew288 - Spiro Agnew
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Two TLSs, each one page, 7 x 9, The Vice President letterhead, dated 1973. The first, signed "Ted," to Mr. James S. Copley, August 27, 197...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apple: Ronald Wayne289 - Apple: Ronald Wayne
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Three items: an 8.5 x 11 laserprint photo of the original logo design for Apple Computer Co., signed in the lower right in black ink, “Ronald G. Wayne
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Yasser Arafat290 - Yasser Arafat
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Two items: a color glossy 4 x 6 photo, signed in black felt tip, "Y. Arafat"; and a felt tip signature, "Y. Arafat, 30/1/75," on...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Fulgencio Batista291 - Fulgencio Batista
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Leader of Cuba (1901–1973) who was in office from 1940 to 1944 and from 1952 to 1959, at which time he was overthrown by Fidel Castro. Two items: a vi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Thomas Hart Benton292 - Thomas Hart Benton
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Longtime senator of Missouri (1782-1858) who was a strong advocate of westward expansion of the United States, remembered for fighting a duel with And
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Annie Besant293 - Annie Besant
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British theosophist, women's rights activist, and writer (1847-1933) who also became involved in Indian politics as an advocate for home rule. L...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Joe Biden294 - Joe Biden
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Color satin-finish 14 x 11 photo of Vice President Biden with President Obama and his national security team in the White House Situation Room at the
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Louis Bonaparte295 - Louis Bonaparte
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Brother of Napoleon (1778-1846) made King of Holland by Napoleon on June 5, 1806. Louis took his duties seriously, adopting the Dutch form of his name
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Leonid Brezhnev296 - Leonid Brezhnev
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Vintage booklet in Cyrillic published in 1979, sixty-two pages, 5 x 8, signed on the title page in fountain by Leonid Brezhnev. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Warren Buffett297 - Warren Buffett
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Series 2006 five-dollar bill signed on the portrait side in black felt tip, "Warren Buffet." In fine condition.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Warren Buffett298 - Warren Buffett
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U.S. News & World Report magazine from August 6, 2007, with cover featuring a large image of Warren Buffett and the headline, "How to Make ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Rachel Carson299 - Rachel Carson
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TLS signed “Rachel L. Carson,” one page, 6.75 x 10, personal letterhead, November 15, 1953. Letter to Ken Browne, in part: "I am sorry to disap...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Vint Cerf300 - Vint Cerf
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Three items signed in ink or felt tip by Internet pioneer Vint Cerf, including: a color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Cerf seated on a conference table; and
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Vint Cerf301 - Vint Cerf
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Two items: a color glossy 7 x 5 close-up photo, signed in silver ink, "Best wishes! Vint Cerf"; and an AQS on a white 8.5 x 11 sheet with ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jean-Antoine Chaptal302 - Jean-Antoine Chaptal
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French chemist (1756-1832) who introduced the process of adding sugar to wine, called 'Chaptalization.' LS in French, signed "Chaptal,&...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Salmon P. Chase303 - Salmon P. Chase
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Civil War-dated LS as Secretary of the Treasury, signed “S. P. Chase,” one page, 7.75 x 7, May 6, 1861. In full: "I enclose herewith copies of ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Madame Chiang Kai-shek304 - Madame Chiang Kai-shek
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Attractive fountain pen signature, "Mayling Soong Chiang,” on an off-white 4.25 x 2.5 card. In very fine condition. Accompanied by the original...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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