RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts Ft. Hollywood

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With 800+ lots in varied categories, RR Auction's September Fine Autographs and Artifacts brings a superior selection of historic collectibles to the auction block. Highlights include an important Leon Trotsky archive; autographs from artists like Renoir, Magritte, Matisse, Monet, Dali, and Picasso; and significant historical documents from King Henry VIII, George Washington, Oliver Cromwell, and Marie Antoinette. Our Hollywood feature boasts outstanding items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Sharon Tate, Natalie Wood, Marlon Brando, and more. 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 September 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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Franklin D. Roosevelt101 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Collection of 16 pins and buttons associated with Franklin D. Roosevelt and his presidential campaigns, circa 1932–1944, measuring between 7/8? and 1
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt102 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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License plate topper from one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential campaigns, 12.5? x 5?, featuring white block-letter text, "Roosevelt,...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt103 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Pinback button and ribbon honoring President Theodore Roosevelt's visit to West Point in 1902, featuring a 1 1/2? portrait button at center, wit...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt104 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Collection of 15 pins associated with Theodore Roosevelt and his presidential campaigns, including two jugates with Roosevelt and 1904 running mate Ch
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt105 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Desirable 1 1/4? celluloid pinback button featuring a classic portrait of the bespectacled Teddy Roosevelt with white text below, "For Presiden...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and James Curley106 - Franklin D. Roosevelt and James Curley
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Sought-after 2 1/4? celluloid pinback jugate button featuring oval portraits of Franklin D. Roosevelt and colorful Boston mayor James Michael Curley,
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William H. Taft107 - William H. Taft
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Partly-printed DS as president, signed “Wm. H. Taft,” one page, 20.75 x 15.75, August 3, 1911. President Taft appoints Justin Frank Seiler "to ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William H. Taft108 - William H. Taft
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Partly-printed DS, signed “Wm. H. Taft,” one page, 11 x 8.5, February 22, 1904. Certificate of membership in the University Club of Washington, D.C.,
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William H. Taft109 - William H. Taft
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Collection of 15 pins and buttons associated with William H. Taft and his campaigns, measuring between 1/2? and 1 1/4?, including a jugate pin of Taft
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William H. Taft and John Sherman110 - William H. Taft and John Sherman
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Colorful 9.5? jugate plate created to honor the election of William Howard Taft and James S. Sherman in 1908, featuring their portraits in ovals below
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman111 - Harry S. Truman
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TLS, one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, October 20, 1967. Brief letter to Ken Browne, in full: "Thank you for your letter and the encl...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman112 - Harry S. Truman
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Two TLSs, each one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, 1963 and 1966. The first, of March 14, 1963, in part: "I had a most pleasant visit w...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman113 - Harry S. Truman
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Ballpoint signature, "Harry S. Truman,” on an off-white 6 x 4 card imprinted with the message: "I am pleased to comply with your request f...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman114 - Harry S. Truman
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Three celluloid pinback buttons from Truman's 1948 presidential campaign, measuring between 5/8? and 1 1/2?, including: an uncommon stylized &qu...
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Harry S. Truman and Alben W. Barkley115 - Harry S. Truman and Alben W. Barkley
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Large 3.5? jugate pinback button from the 1948 presidential campaign, featuring oval portraits of Democratic candidates Harry S. Truman and Alben W. B
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George Washington116 - George Washington
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Collection of 35 vintage commemorative pins honoring George Washington, mostly from the early 20th century, measuring between 1/2? and 1 3/4? in diame
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Woodrow Wilson117 - Woodrow Wilson
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Six celluloid pinback buttons associated with Woodrow Wilson and his presidential campaigns, circa 1912–1918, measuring between 5/8? and 7/8?, includi
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Woodrow Wilson118 - Woodrow Wilson
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Two interesting Woodrow Wilson celluloid pins: a 1 1/4? jugate pin featuring Wilson with New York Governor Martin H. Glynn, with black text, "P...
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John Hancock119 - John Hancock
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Exquisite ALS signed "Jno. Hancock," three pages on two adjoining sheets, 7 x 8.75, December 27, 1760. Letter to his brother, Ebenezer Han...
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Frederick Douglass120 - Frederick Douglass
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Former slave (1818–1895) who lent his eloquent, powerful voice to the abolitionist movement, casting a vast influence on both President Abraham Lincol
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Martin Luther King, Jr121 - Martin Luther King, Jr
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Very desirable ballpoint signature, "Best wishes, Martin Luther King, Jr.,” on an off-white 3.5 x 2 card. In very fine condition.
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Anatoly Lunacharsky122 - Anatoly Lunacharsky
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Russian Marxist revolutionary (1875–1933) and the first Soviet People's Commissar of Enlightenment responsible for culture and education. ALS in...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Virginia 'Slave Non-Importation' Document123 - Virginia 'Slave Non-Importation' Document
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Manuscript document, signed “John Dundas,” one page, 7.25 x 7, January 10, 1795. Rare Virginia 'non-importation' slave certificate, in part:...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John Marshall124 - John Marshall
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Influential American statesman and jurist (1755–1835) who served as the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Among the notable cases over which
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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James Chadwick125 - James Chadwick
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English physicist (1891–1974) who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932, thus paving the way towards th
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Albert Einstein126 - Albert Einstein
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ALS in pencil in German, signed “Albert,” one page both sides, 5.25 x 8.5, postmarked August 6, 1926. Letter to Swiss–Italian engineer and close frien
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Albert Einstein127 - Albert Einstein
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TLS in German, signed “A. Einstein,” one page, 8.5 x 11, blindstamped Princeton letterhead, February 25, 1942. Letter to Austrian novelist Hermann Bro
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Alexander Fleming128 - Alexander Fleming
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Uncommon color glossy 4.25 x 5.25 photo of Alexander Fleming in a head-and-shoulders profile pose, signed in ink. In fine condition, with fading to bo
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Edwin Hubble129 - Edwin Hubble
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Astronomer (1889–1953) regarded as one of the most important observational cosmologists of the 20th century and the namesake of the orbiting Hubble Te
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Louis Pasteur130 - Louis Pasteur
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ALS in French, signed “L. Pasteur,” one page, 4.25 x 7, October 30, 1885. Amusing letter responding to a proposal. In full (translated): "Madem...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sigmund Freud131 - Sigmund Freud
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Extraordinary matte-finish 9 x 11.75 photo of the pioneering psychoanalyst, signed in fountain pen, "Sigm. Freud, 1922." In very good cond...
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Saint John Bosco132 - Saint John Bosco
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Italian priest (1815–1888) who was canonized in 1934 in recognition of his work on behalf of disadvantaged youth. ALS in Italian, signed “Sac. Bosco G
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Saint Alphonsus Liguori133 - Saint Alphonsus Liguori
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Catholic bishop, spiritual writer, musician, and theologian (1696–1787) who founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer and is remembered for h
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Mother Teresa134 - Mother Teresa
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Glossy 8 x 9.5 half-length photo of Mother Teresa with her hands clasped in prayer, signed in thin black felt tip, "Keep the joy of loving God ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Oliver Cromwell135 - Oliver Cromwell
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English soldier and statesman (1599–1658) who led Parliamentary forces in the English Civil War, waged war against Scotland and Ireland and, in 1653,
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Hsieh Tung-min136 - Hsieh Tung-min
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Taiwanese politician (1908–2001) who served as vice president of the Republic of China from 1978 to 1984, under President Chiang Ching-kuo. Color glos
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Miguel Primo de Rivera137 - Miguel Primo de Rivera
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Spanish dictator, aristocrat, and military officer (1870–1930) who served as prime minister from 1923 to 1930 during Spain's Restoration era. Vi...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna138 - Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
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ALS in Spanish, signed “Ant. Lopez de Santa Anna” (also signed within the text, "Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna"), five pages on three sheets...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sun Yat-sen139 - Sun Yat-sen
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Chinese revolutionary (1866–1925) who helped to overthrow the centuries-old Qing Dynasty in 1911 to become the first president of the Republic of Chin
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Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Wu Xueqian140 - Wu Xueqian
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Chinese politician (1921–2008) who served as the foreign minister and vice premier of the People's Republic of China. Glossy 9.25 x 7 photo of ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Leon Trotsky141 - Leon Trotsky
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Extraordinary archive of 18 TLSs in German and English by Leon Trotsky, totaling 19 pages, dated from 1932–1939. A series of highly political letters
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Estimates : 35,000.00 - 45,000.00
 
 
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Frederick the Great142 - Frederick the Great
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King of Prussia (born 1712) from 1740 until his death in 1786. His political prowess and enlightened attitudes toward religion, learning, and the huma
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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King Henry VIII143 - King Henry VIII
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King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547, remembered for his role in the English Reformation, his six marriages (and his beheaded ex-wives),
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Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Marie Antoinette144 - Marie Antoinette
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Extremely rare LS in French as Queen consort of France, one page, 6.75 x 8.5, July 20, 1790. Letter from Paris to her brother-in-law, Ferdinand I, the
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana145 - Princess Diana
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Crisp ballpoint signature, "Diana,” on an off-white 8.25 x 5.75 stationery sheet with printed text: "On the Visit of Diana, Princess of Wa...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles146 - Princess Diana and Prince Charles
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TLS signed “Charles" and "Yours most sincerely, and Diana,” one page, 8 x 13, Buckingham Palace letterhead, October 7, 1981. Letter to Mr....
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles147 - Princess Diana and Prince Charles
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Royal Christmas card from 1981 embossed on the front with the Prince of Wales’s feathers and Order of the Garter motto and the Spencer family arms, me
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Queen Victoria148 - Queen Victoria
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Signed book: More Leaves from the Journal of a Life in the Highlands. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1884. Leatherbound hardcover, 5.75 x 8.25, 40...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Titanic: Account of Wages149 - Titanic: Account of Wages
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Partly-printed document, one page, 7.5 x 9.5, May 13, 1912. Titanic 'Account of Wages' document for Edneser Edward Wheelton, who worked on t...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Judge Roy Bean150 - Judge Roy Bean
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Texan saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County (1825–1903) who called himself 'The Law West of the Pecos' and held court i...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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