Lot 303: 140+ Rickerby photos: Hoffa trial, LIFE Magazine
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Rickerby, Arthur B.] 140+ Arthur B. Rickerby (1921 - 1972) photographs, mostly b/w with some color from LIFE Magazine. Approx. 69 photos with Rickerby name stamped or signed on back in pen/pencil, all b/w except for 19 color LIFE Magazine promotional photos mounted to board. 13 additional, mostly labeled Rickerby, showing photos of AG Robert Kennedy special assistant Walter Sheridan and his family during the 1963 trial of union leader, Jimmy Hoffa. Sheridan headed the investigation into Hoffa and testified that Hoffa supporters had planned to ambush FBI agents. Approx. 60 unlabeled but attributed to Rickerby: incl. 4 showing Pres. Nixon in the White House with cast members possibly performing a version of "Little Orphan Annie." Subjects range from portraits featuring small groups of men, women and children in the US and in Berlin, China and Asia, to high school, college and professional sporting events, political meetings and individuals working or relaxing in everyday situations. Condition ranges from very good to fair, most in very good condition, with minor corner creasing and wear. Many trimmed, some duplicates. Sold as is, with all faults.