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Original Letter to Nathaniel Goodwin From John Hancock. Signed, Sealed and Dated 1781. The Letter States that John Hancock Appointed Nathaniel Goodwin as Brigadier General of the Militia. The latter is Framed Under Glass with a Print of John Hancock

Lot 169: Original Letter to Nathaniel Goodwin From John Hancock. Signed, Sealed and Dated 1781. The Letter States that John Hancock Appointed Nathaniel Goodwin as Brigadier General of the Militia. The latter is Framed Under Glass with a Print of John Hancock

by Kodner Galleries

April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Dania Beach, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: Original Letter to Nathaniel Goodwin From John Hancock. Signed, Sealed and Dated 1781. The Letter States that John Hancock Appointed Nathaniel Goodwin as Brigadier General of the Militia. The latter is Framed Under Glass with a Print of John Hancock as Well as a Print of Hancock House. Toning and Foxing, and tears. This item is being sold in "As Is" condition. Frame measures 16-1/2 Inches by 30-1/2 Inches. Shipping $110.00

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Early 20th Century Bronze and French Cloisonné Enamel and Porcelain Ink Stand With Letter Opener. Nicely Detailed Ink Well with Liner and Letter Opener. The Stand Inset with a Hand Painted Porcelain Plaque Featuring a Cherub and Flowers. Signed

Lot 257: Early 20th Century Bronze and French Cloisonné Enamel and Porcelain Ink Stand With Letter Opener. Nicely Detailed Ink Well with Liner and Letter Opener. The Stand Inset with a Hand Painted Porcelain Plaque Featuring a Cherub and Flowers. Signed

by Kodner Galleries

April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Dania Beach, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Early 20th Century Bronze and French Cloisonné Enamel and Porcelain Ink Stand With Letter Opener. Nicely Detailed Ink Well with Liner and Letter Opener. The Stand Inset with a Hand Painted Porcelain Plaque Featuring a Cherub and Flowers. Signed Cotte. The Letter Opener with Losses to Enamel or in otherwise Good Condition. Measures 3 Inches Tall by 4-1/2 Inches Wide By 3 Inches Deep. The Letter Opener Measures 6-3/4 Inches Long. Domestic Shipping $37.00

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Muticolor Glass Blown Letter Opener

Lot 1053495: Muticolor Glass Blown Letter Opener

by Government Auction

April 23, 2014, 3:00 PM PST

Tehachapi, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $60 - $120

Description: Gov. File: T-07017 Muticolor Glass Blown Letter Opener Asset Type: Collectable Shipping: $29.95

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H.F. Crighton, a C19th oil on canvas, portrait of a woman wearing a jewelled headdress, signed and dated 1867, with letter of provenance dated 1926, image 23¼'' x 19''

Lot 906: H.F. Crighton, a C19th oil on canvas, portrait of a woman wearing a jewelled headdress, signed and dated 1867, with letter of provenance dated 1926, image 23¼'' x 19''

by Crow's Auction Gallery Ltd

April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Dorking, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: H.F. Crighton, a C19th oil on canvas, portrait of a woman wearing a jewelled headdress, signed and dated 1867, with letter of provenance dated 1926, image 23¼'' x 19''

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JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964). ARNOLD CONSTABLE. 1928. 46x30 inches, 118x77 cm. Tolmer, Paris.

Lot 61: JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964). ARNOLD CONSTABLE. 1928. 46x30 inches, 118x77 cm. Tolmer, Paris.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964) ARNOLD CONSTABLE. 1928. 46 1/2x30 1/2 inches, 118x77 1/2 cm. Tolmer, Paris. Condition A / A-: minor creases in margins and image. Framed. Dupas was trained as an academic painter and became a successful graphic designer and interior decorator. His style is the essence of refined and luxurious French Art Deco, with a sophisticated, if somewhat stiff, elegance. Outside of the poster world, Dupas is largely remembered for his illustrations for Vogue, the splendid brochures for Max Furrier and his decorations for the steamship Normandie (now at the MoMA). This poster, commissioned by the Arnold Constable department store, is designed in the sophisticated Art Deco style of allegorical fantasies which was a hallmark of Dupas' work. Here, he depicts three women dressed in the fashions of the past, present and future, amid lush, slightly surrealistic scenery. Tolmer p. 79.

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Two Autograph Letters Signed - 1856-57 Lonely woman emigrant in San Jose

Lot 35: Two Autograph Letters Signed - 1856-57 Lonely woman emigrant in San Jose

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: 2 Autograph Letters Signed to her brother, Atreus McCollum, an Illinois farmer.  “Santeclary Co.”, San Jose City, May 18, 1856. 1 pg.  “ I would give you a short history of my life in California. It has not been a very pleasant one so far though I have enjoyed good health. I have not seen much of the Country yet I am well pleased with what I have seen but when I arrived here I had only two dollars and had to go to work or go hungry so I have been serving in a milliner shop ever since…I left…now more than five months. I have had one letter from my husband, he told me he would be here by the first of May or be in his grave. O dear brother, you don’t know what trouble is, if Jo started the first of april, I have no hope of ever seeing him again, when that months passingers was crossing the Isthmus, there was a riot there and more than fifty of the passingers was killed. Dear brother…my courage fails, my heart is too full of grief, I cannot write, the tears will blind my eyes…god only knows how lonely I am…; and ALS, San Jose, Calif. Jan. 11, [1857]. 4pp. To her brother : “I have never received one scratch of a pen from you since I left home…more than a year…Father wrote to me that you had sold your farm, then I could not help kindling hope that you would come to California next spring…Cal. is the Eden of the world, it is the Isrealits promised land come and join us and live in the hope that you will never die and commune with the spirit of our savior and our dear mother…I entreat to you to search into the works of Spiritualism…I do sincerely believe that the time is near approaching when evil, sickness, sorrow will be removed and heaven and earth will be one…I am well at present and earning 30 dollars per month. I board with a very nice [?] in a private house. I… have more work engaged than I can possible do if I sew day and night for one year. I have herd from my husband he is coming a rouny the horn. I expect him every day…Tell my Father I am still his disobedient daughter… tell Ma to weep no more for me that I will soon be happy….”

Condition Report: Browned and yellowed; good to very good.

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Autograph Letter Signed - 1850 Newly-arrived Ship?s Captain in Cholera-plagued San Francisco

Lot 39: Autograph Letter Signed - 1850 Newly-arrived Ship?s Captain in Cholera-plagued San Francisco

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Long 1300-word Autograph Letter Signed as Captain of Brig Samuel & Edward, San Francisco, Nov. 19, 1850. 4pp.

Condition Report: Yellowed with age; very good.

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Autograph Letter Signed - 1849 Lincoln era inventor with Colt, Smith, Wesson and Winchester gun associations

Lot 171: Autograph Letter Signed - 1849 Lincoln era inventor with Colt, Smith, Wesson and Winchester gun associations

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Autograph Letter Sigend on fine pictorial Scientific American stationery. 1 pp.

Condition Report: A bit yellowed; near fine.

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A Typed Letter Signed from the Independent Telephone Association and their Constitution booklet in wrappers

Lot 187: A Typed Letter Signed from the Independent Telephone Association and their Constitution booklet in wrappers

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: H.D. Critchfield. Printed Letter Signed for the Independent Telephone Association of the United States of America. Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Jan. 1, 1898. 3pp. Sending a membership application to J.W.Richard, Wadsworth, Ohio. Lot includes a printed Constitution of the Independent Telephone Association of the United States of America, Adopted at Detroit, June 23, 1897 Columbus, Ohio, undated, ca. 1898. 12 pp. 3½x6", original blue wrappers. With original mailing envelope. 

Condition Report: Light wear; very good.

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Arnold N Gauge various accessories and track

Lot 4339: Arnold N Gauge various accessories and track

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

April 25, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: Arnold N Gauge various accessories and track consisting of 6826 Girder Bridge, 6071 Rail Bending Kit, 81003 Digital, 7220 Signals, together with various other layout digital accessories, a quantity of straight track and electric points, general condition is Good Plus those in boxes Good.

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Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar Wristwatch, 2006

Lot 71: Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar Wristwatch, 2006

by Auctionata

April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM CET

Berlin, Germany

Estimated Price: €2,400 - €3,000

Description: Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar chronometer wristwatch, no. 161 Switzerland, 2006 Limited no. 161/200 Automatic movement, calibre A-714; hour, minute, second, date, nautical calculation table on watch case back Multicolored dial, silver, luminescent hands Watch case of stainless steel Original, blue rubber strap Original box, warranty book, chronometer certificate Case diameter: 45 mm; Height: 16 mm Length of strap: 22 cm; Lugs width: 22 mm Total weight: 119 g Fully functional, very good condition with minimal traces of wear This Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar chronometer wristwatch, no. 161, was made in Switzerland in 2006. The watch is limited, 161/200 and is fitted with an automatic movement calibre A-714 and displays hour, minute, second, date and nautical calculation table on watch case back. The multicolored dial shows silver, luminescent hands. The watch case is made of stainless steel. The watch has an original, blue rubber strap.The watch case measures 45 mm in diameter and 16 mm in height. The watch weighs 119 grams. The strap is 22 cm long. The timepiece is in very good condition with minimal traces of wear. During in house testing the watch was fully functional. Long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The watch ships with original box, warranty book and chronometer certificate.Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer's indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.Should this lot contain property from endangered species, these elements will not be shipped. This only applies to prospective non EU customers if a species conservation certificate is missing.Diese Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar Chronometer Armbanduhr, Nr. 161, wurde 2006 in der Schweiz hergestellt. Die Uhr ist limitiert, 161/200 und verfügt über ein Automatikwerk Kaliber A-714 und zeigt Stunde, Minute, Sekunde, Datum und nautische Berechnungstabelle im Rückdeckel an. Das mehrfarbige Zifferblatt ist mit silbernen Zeigern mit Leuchtmasse versehen. Das Gehäuse ist aus Edelstahl gefertigt. Die Uhr hat ein originales, blaues Kautschuk Armband.Der Gehäusedurchmesser ist 45 mm. Die Höhe beläuft sich auf 16 mm. Das Armband ist 22 cm lang. Die Uhr wiegt insgesamt 119 Gramm. Die Uhr befindet sich in einem sehr guten Zustand mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. Im Kurzzeittest war die Uhr voll funktionsfähig. Keine Garantie auf Ganggenauigkeit und -dauer. Die Uhr wird mit original Box, Garantiebuch und Chronometer Zertifikat geliefert.Maße können von den Herstellerangaben abweichen, da alle Uhren handvermessen und gewogen werden.

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Letters to Juliet Letter Prop

Lot 212: Letters to Juliet Letter Prop

by Premiere Props

April 25, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

El Segundo, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Letters to Juliet - Hero letters to juliet from the wall. (approx. 5 different letters)

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Terminator 3 Helicopter Tail Prop and Schwarzenegger Signed Photo

Lot 226: Terminator 3 Helicopter Tail Prop and Schwarzenegger Signed Photo

by Premiere Props

April 25, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

El Segundo, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: At the end of "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" (2003), John Connor (Nick Stahl) and Kate Brewster (Claire Danes) finally make it to Skynet's Crystal Peak headquarters which turns out to be only a Fallout Shelter. There, they once again encounter the seemingly indestructible T-X (Kristanna Loken) when she crash-lands into the mountain cave in a helicopter. It seems to be the end for John and Kate, until the Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger), smashes in with an even bigger helicopter to save the day, and utter his trademark: "I'm back!". Both action helicopters were elaborate models. This is a rare piece of the tail of Arnold's helicopter. It is beautifully displayed in a customer "shadow box" which also includes a production color photo of Arnold on his motorcycle as the Terminator... personally signed by the man himself! The plexiglass covered display also includes a plaque which reads: 'TERMINATOR3: RISE OF THE MACHINES - SCREEN-USED HELICOPTER TAIL PROP - STARRING ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER - WARNER BROS - 2003" Comes with a COA for both the helicopter piece and the autographed photo. The screen used helicopter tail piece is approx. 8.5"x3", the signed photo is 9/5"x7" and the display is 18"x16.5".

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Autograph Letter Signed by Maxim Gorky  (Gorki)

Lot 281: Autograph Letter Signed by Maxim Gorky (Gorki)

by Neal Auction Company

April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM CST

New Orleans, LA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Autograph Letter Signed by Maxim Gorky (aka Gorki), in Cyrillic, to writer Franz Hellens and his Russian wife Maria Marcova, dated November 22, 1925, from Villa Gallotti, Posilippo, Napoli, one page, with envelope; relating his thanks for their recent letter, his recent ailments and his criticism of a translation of a book that Hellens had sent him; accompanied by a typed translation of the letter, in French, possibly by Hellens

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GOLF: A good selection of signed cards and a few

Lot 43: GOLF: A good selection of signed cards and a few

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £120

Description: GOLF: A good selection of signed cards and a few pieces by various Golfers, all of them Open Championship winners, comprising Henry Cotton (1934, 1937 & 1948), Bobby Locke (1949, 1950, 1952 & 1957), Peter Thomson (1954, 1955, 1956, 1958 & 1965), Gary Player (1959, 1968 & 1974), Ken Nagle (1960), Arnold Palmer (1961 & 1962), Bob Charles (1963), Roberto De Vicenzo (1967), Lee Trevino (1971 & 1972), Tom Weiskopf (1973), Tom Watson (1975, 1977, 1980, 1982 & 1983), Johnny Miller (1976), Severiano Ballesteros (1979, 1984 & 1988), Sandy Lyle (1985), Ian Baker-Finch (1991), Tom Lehman (1996), Justin Leonard (1997) and Mark O'Meara (1998). Generally VG to EX, 18

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DAD'S ARMY: An excellent vintage signed 18.5 x 16

Lot 279: DAD'S ARMY: An excellent vintage signed 18.5 x 16

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: DAD'S ARMY: An excellent vintage signed 18.5 x 16 photograph by many of the main cast members and writers of Dad's Army individually comprising Arthur Lowe (Captain George Mainwaring), John Le Mesurier (Sergeant Arthur Wilson), Clive Dunn (Lance-Corporal Jack Jones), John Laurie (Private James Frazer), James Beck (Private Joe Walker), Arnold Ridley (Private Charles Godfrey), Ian Lavender (Private Frank Pike), David Croft, Jimmy Perry, Harold Snoad (creators and writers) and one other. The image depicts the cast and crew standing and seated together in several rows on the set of an episode of Dad's Army, the cast each wearing their character costumes. All have boldly signed with their names alone in blue and black inks to the lower photographer's mount. Matted in red and framed and glazed in a gold coloured frame to an overall size of 22.5 x 20. Signed cast photographs relating to Dad's Army are extremely rare and this is a particularly desirable example. EX Provenance: The present photograph was acquired by the vendor directly from the widow of James Beck and is one of only a small number that were signed for the cast and crew of Dad's Army.

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CLASSICAL MUSIC: Selection of signed pieces,

Lot 399: CLASSICAL MUSIC: Selection of signed pieces,

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: CLASSICAL MUSIC: Selection of signed pieces, cards, signed postcard photographs, a few programmes etc., by various composers, classical musicians and instrumentalists including Arnold Bax, William Alwyn, H. Walford Davies, Alan Rawsthorne, Arthur Somervell (A.L.S. to organist Percy Hull on a correspondence card), Andrzej Panufnik, Myra Hess, Vanessa Mae, James Galway, Julian Lloyd Webber, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Carlo Curley etc. Facsimile & unsigned (2). Generally VG, 17

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ACTRESSES: Selection of signed postcard

Lot 663: ACTRESSES: Selection of signed postcard

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £120

Description: ACTRESSES: Selection of signed postcard photographs and some slightly larger, a few 8 x 10s, by various actresses including Britt Ekland, Susan George, Shirley Anne Field, Jane Asher, Sandra Dickinson, Millicent Martin, Chili Bouchier, Susan Hampshire, Anita Harris, Dorothy Tutin, Jenny Agutter, Stephanie Cole, Eleanor Bron, Diana Coupland, Lynn Redgrave, Lisa Faulkner, Debbie Arnold, Sheila Hancock, Kate O'Mara, Joely Richardson etc. VG to EX, 62

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Charles E Hughes Signed Supreme Court Letter 1931

Lot 176: Charles E Hughes Signed Supreme Court Letter 1931

by Auctions by Terri Peters & Associates

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Cazenovia, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $10 - $20

Description: Charles Evans Hughes Signed Supreme Court Letter - Dated " 1931" - Hughes was Chief Justice of The United States Supreme Court at the time - Typed letter to " Richmond Peirce " of the " Brown Daily Herald " at Brown

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Babe Ruth Authentic Signature Baseball With Notarized JSA Letter Of Authenticity In Museum Quality Shadow Box

Lot 1054564: Babe Ruth Authentic Signature Baseball With Notarized JSA Letter Of Authenticity In Museum Quality Shadow Box

by Government Auction

April 26, 2014, 7:00 AM PST

Tehachapi, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $8,700 - $17,400

Description: Gov. File: T-08916 Babe Ruth Authentic Signature Baseball With Notarized JSA Letter Of Authenticity In Museum Quality Shadow Box Asset Type: Collectable Shipping: $29.95

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Coach Gold Letter Charm With Crystals Key Ring Chain Key Fob

Lot 1055061: Coach Gold Letter Charm With Crystals Key Ring Chain Key Fob

by Government Auction

April 26, 2014, 7:00 AM PST

Tehachapi, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $60 - $120

Description: Gov. File: T-08904 Coach Gold Letter Charm With Crystals Key Ring Chain Key Fob Asset Type: Key Ring Shipping: $29.95

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Archibald Cary Coolidge Life and Letters by Harold Jefferson Coolidge and Robert Howard Lord - INSCRIBED TO JEROME D. GREENE & SIGNED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE HARVARD CLUB OF NEW YORK IN 1932, With Letter Tipped-in

Lot 50G: Archibald Cary Coolidge Life and Letters by Harold Jefferson Coolidge and Robert Howard Lord - INSCRIBED TO JEROME D. GREENE & SIGNED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE HARVARD CLUB OF NEW YORK IN 1932, With Letter Tipped-in

by The Gallery at Knotty Pine

April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Swanzey, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: (1932) 1st Ed., Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. With 14 signatures from Members of the Harvard Club of NY, including Jerome C. Greene. The tipped-in letter is a copy of the typed letter from Jerome D. Greene to Harold J. Coolidge, the Author, dated 1933.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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Benedict & Burnham Mfg. Co., Waterbury, Conn., long wind with rotating movement and skeletonized dial and movement, 18 size, stem wind, 6 spoke movement with duplex escapement in a nickel case with stamped decoration, snap back and bezel open face

Lot 94: Benedict & Burnham Mfg. Co., Waterbury, Conn., long wind with rotating movement and skeletonized dial and movement, 18 size, stem wind, 6 spoke movement with duplex escapement in a nickel case with stamped decoration, snap back and bezel open face

by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Manchester, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Benedict & Burnham Mfg. Co., Waterbury, Conn., long wind with rotating movement and skeletonized dial and movement, 18 size, stem wind, 6 spoke movement with duplex escapement in a nickel case with stamped decoration, snap back and bezel open face case and Roman numeral, printed paper dial, with gilt hands, c1880.

Condition Report: RARITY: This is a three star watch in Gilbert, Engle and Shugart's `Complete Price Guide to Watches`, uncommon, less than 350 made. CASE: Scratches on outer surface of case, plating with wear. DIAL: A bit dirty, otherwise very good. HANDS: Some loss of plating, otherwise very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Mainspring cover with scratches. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running dial up, staff ok, needs service. RARITY: This is a three star watch in Gilbert, Engle and Shugart's `Complete Price Guide to Watches`, uncommon, less than 350 made. A very nice example.

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HAMILTON FISH, 1847, Autograph Letter Signed

Lot 59: HAMILTON FISH, 1847, Autograph Letter Signed

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: AutographsNew York Governor & Senator, Hamilton Fish Sells StockHAMILTON FISH (1808-1893). American statesman who served as the 16th Governor of New York, United States Senator, served on Lincoln's Presidential Commission and was United States Secretary of State under President U. S. Grant.May 29, 1847-Dated, Autograph Letter Signed, "Hamilton Fish," 2 pages, with docketed Integral Leaf, to Wm. Fisher of Philadelphia, on the sale of his stock on the Bank of North America and other financial concerns, Choice Very Fine. This is an exceptionally clean and superior letter. It is well written and easily readable, upon a light blue period wove paper, having an outstanding large signature "Hamilton Fish" at the conclusion.

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Black History. ROBERT LURTING. Dutch Mayor of NYC (1726-1735). Letter Signed

Lot 65: Black History. ROBERT LURTING. Dutch Mayor of NYC (1726-1735). Letter Signed

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: AutographsRobert Lurting as 1726 Mayor of New York City Letter - It Is Prohibited For More Than "...Three Negroes or Indian Slaves" To Meet Each Other On SundaysROBERT LURTING. Early Dutch Mayor of New York City (1726-1735). Black History Related Letter Signed.1726-Dated, Autograph Letter Signed "Robt. Lurting" as Mayor, measuring 13" x 8" with 2.5 pages written in the Dutch language of the day, New York City, Fine. Signed by Mayor Robert Lurting during the first year of his term as Mayor of New York. An amazing official Letter, written to the Chief Constable and to the other Constables of New York City, to enforce very strict Blue Laws prohibiting working, playing, drinking, socializing or anything fun from occurring on Sundays. This historic Colonial Era Letter specifically states that it is prohibited for more than "...three Negroes or Indian slaves" to meet each other on Sundays, plus much, much more very important content. Evenly toned solid early laid period paper, boldly and clearly written in deep brown ink, some splits at folds.In 1977 the New York Historical Society expressed an interest in acquiring this letter at auction and placed a bid that was to low and eventually failed to successfully buy it. Includes that original NY Historical Society letter with the auction description attached, plus the complete and full separate typed translation of the original Dutch language letter. A remarkable, original document on Colonial Era Laws in New York City, actually Signed by its Mayor in 1726. Rare and Unique.

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August 25, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, A.J. Pierce

Lot 76: August 25, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, A.J. Pierce

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $300

Description: Civil War Confederate LettersConfederate Appeals to Union General to Keep his Home in GeorgiaAugust 25, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, "A.J. Pierce," to Union General Smith at Cartersville, Complaining that he was accused of "harboring bushwackers," Forsythe County, Georgia, Very Fine.This original Letter is written in brown ink upon period lined paper, 10.5" x 7.75", 1 page, with very unusual and interesting content, it reads in part:"it is true I have sons in the Confederate service that have been home but as for either of them being guilty of the charge alleged to them I declare it to be a false and defamatory accusation..." He asks for a chance to clear himself and for permission to return home: "...I have a growing crop which needs my attention... need it for my little ones that are not able to watch over themselves... You have the power over me..."A well-written letter, from war-torn Georgia, with minor toning and normal folds.

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June 26, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, Joseph Barber

Lot 84: June 26, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, Joseph Barber

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $250

Description: Civil War Union LettersSoldier Explains Why a Friend's Body was Not Sent HomeJune 26, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, "Joseph Barber," where this Union Soldier Mourns the Death of a Friend, "Camp Near Richmond," Virginia, Fine.This Letter is in brown ink on lined, light blue, fine period paper, 9.25" x 7.25", two pages. Accompanied by original envelope, stamp removed, addressed to Isaac Allard of Sheffield, Vermont. This War-date letter has a short break along two folds and the envelope is stained and worn along edges. Barber mourns a friend, in part:"...Poor David is no more but his name will be with heroes of the nation for centuries. He died a true hearted soldier..." He gives details of his sickness and the last week of his life, and explains why the body was not sent home: "...it would have taken three of four days to have got any one to embalm him or to get a decent coffin. He had the best possible care under the circumstances..." (2 items)

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1863 Civil War, Union Autograph Letter Signed, Capture of Missionary Ridge

Lot 85: 1863 Civil War, Union Autograph Letter Signed, Capture of Missionary Ridge

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: Civil War Union LettersNovember 27, 1863 & The Capture of Missionary Ridge "Nobly did he bear the old Flag to the top of Missionary Ridge!... the first over the rebel work on top of the Ridge."November 27, 1863-Dated Civil War Period, Great Content Union Autograph Letter Signed, "John West," regarding the Capture of Missionary Ridge, Very Fine.The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought November 25, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War. This original Civil War Letter is dated on November 27, 1863, being 1 page, measuring 8.5" x 7.75" at Chattanooga, Tennessee, from Cpl. John West of the 25th Illinois, to his brother. It reads, in part:"I have got through the battle safe and sound thanks be to God! I will only write a few lines now as we are under marching orders to leave at a minutes notice. Cousin Jack West was wounded in the right leg just above the knee a flesh wound very severe. Zack Campbell went through slick as a whistle he did not get a scratch. Nobly did he bear the old Flag to the top of Missionary Ridge! None were braver than he!! Was amongst the first over the rebel work on top of the Ridge. 'E' Co had 8 wounded - none killed - Capt Sallie was wounded in the neck only slightly... the Rebels are retreating toward Atlanta, in disorder. We captured a great deal of Artillery an[d] munitions of war - prisoners & etc. We are all jubilant!!...".A remarkable, firsthand account of their unit's courageous fight and historic encounter. Well written upon period light blue lined paper, having the usual mailing folds, a small contemporary ink drip spot which apparently happened as this Letter was written. On the blank reverse, a short request is written, "send me the papers with reports of the fight...". Accompanied by additional information and documentation on the 25th and this battle.The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought November 25, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War. Following the Union victory in the Battle of Lookout Mountain on November 24, Union forces under Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant assaulted Missionary Ridge and defeated the Confederate Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Braxton Bragg.In the morning, elements of the Army of the Tennessee commanded by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman attempted to capture the northern end of Missionary Ridge, Tunnel Hill, but were stopped by fierce resistance from the Confederate divisions of Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne, William H.T. Walker, and Carter L. Stevenson. In the afternoon, Grant was concerned that Bragg was reinforcing his right flank at Sherman's expense. He ordered the Army of the Cumberland, commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, to move forward and seize the Confederate line of rifle pits on the valley floor, and stop there to await further orders. The Union soldiers moved forward and quickly pushed the Confederates from the first line of rifle pits but were then subjected to a punishing fire from the Confederate lines up the ridge.At this point, the Union soldiers continued the attack against the remaining lines, seeking refuge near the crest of the ridge (the top line of rifle pits were sited on the actual crest rather than the military crest of the ridge, leaving blind spots). This second advance was taken up by the commanders on the spot, but also by some of the soldiers who, on their own, sought shelter from the fire further up the slope. The Union advance was disorganized but effective; finally overwhelming and scattering what ought to have been, as General Grant himself believed, an impregnable Confederate line.In combination with an advance from the southern end of the ridge by divisions under Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, the Union Army routed Bragg's army, which retreated to Dalton, Georgia, ending the siege of Union forces in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (From Wikipedia)

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1865 Lincoln Assassination Period Letter to the Quartermaster at Fortress Monroe

Lot 191: 1865 Lincoln Assassination Period Letter to the Quartermaster at Fortress Monroe

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: Historic Letter Apparently Related to the Abraham Lincoln Assassination Military Commission Trial of the ConspiratorsJune 22, 1865-Dated, Abraham Lincoln Assassination & Trial Period, Manuscript Letter to the Quartermaster at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, regarding "Quick Passage," Choice Extremely Fine.This original, 1 page, 6.5" x 7.75" Manuscript Letter is very well written in dark brown ink on quality, wove period paper. It is extremely clean having nice eye appeal, embossed "North River" into the paper at the upper left corner, on centerfold, blindstamped June 22, 1865 - Fort Monroe, VA on the reverse and docket by "J.S. Stevenson - June 22-65" on its blank reverse. It was sent to the Quartermaster at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, by Major J.S. Stevenson, who was an Aide to Brevet Major General Robert Foster. Here he is seeking quick passage to Portsmouth (Virginia), as soon as possible. General Foster at this time was a Member of the Military Commission that was in the process of trying the Conspirators in the Lincoln AssassinationThis letter is dated on June 22, 1865, just a few days before the Commission would render its verdicts. It is a reasonable assumption that the haste shown in this letter may very possibly be related to the case of Mrs. Mary Surratt, whom many members of the Commission were reluctant to condemn, because of her being a woman. Further research may well prove this important historic assumption, having the likely possibility to be correct. If so, being related to the trial and use of the federal death penalty in American history, being for the first time actually used in the case of a woman, Mary Surratt, who was indeed hung.In the turmoil that followed the assassination, scores of suspected accomplices were arrested and thrown into prison. All the people who were discovered to have had anything to do with the assassination or anyone with the slightest contact with Booth or Herold on their flight were put behind bars.Among the imprisoned were Louis J. Weichmann, a boarder in Mrs. Surratt's house; Booth's brother Junius (playing in Cincinnati at the time of the assassination); theatre owner John T. Ford, who was incarcerated for 40 days; James Pumphrey, the Washington livery stable owner from whom Booth hired his horse; John M. Lloyd, the innkeeper who rented Mrs. Surratt's Maryland tavern and gave Booth and Herold carbines, rope, and whiskey the night of April 14; and Samuel Cox and Thomas A. Jones, who helped Booth and Herold escape across the Potomac.All of those listed above and more were rounded up, imprisoned, and released. Ultimately, the suspects were narrowed down to just eight prisoners (seven men and one woman): Samuel Arnold, George Atzerodt, David Herold, Samuel Mudd, Michael O'Laughlen, Lewis Powell, Edmund Spangler (a Ford's stagehand who had given Booth's horse to "Peanuts" Burroughs to hold), and Mary Surratt.The eight suspects were tried by a military tribunal ordered by now-President Andrew Johnson on May 1, 1865. The nine member commission was presided over by Major General David Hunter. The other eight voting members were August Kautz, Albion P. Howe, James A. Ekin, David Clendenin, Lew Wallace, Robert Foster, Thomas M. Harris and Charles H. Tompkins. The prosecution team included Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt, John A. Bingham, and H.L. Burnett. The transcript of the trial was recorded by Benn Pitman and several assistants, and was published in 1865. The fact that they were tried by a military tribunal provoked criticism from both Edward Bates and Gideon Welles, who believed that a civil court should have presided. Attorney General James Speed, on the other hand, justified the use of a military tribunal on grounds that included the military nature of the conspiracy and the existence of martial law in the District of Columbia. (In 1866, in the Ex parte Milligan decision, the United States Supreme Court banned the use of military tribunals in places where civil courts were operational.) The odds were further stacked against the defendants by rules that required only a simple majority of the officer jury for a guilty verdict and a two-thirds majority for a death sentence. Nor could the defendants appeal to anyone other than President Johnson.The trial lasted for about seven weeks, with 366 witnesses testifying. Louis Weichmann, released from custody, was a key witness. All of the defendants were found guilty on June 30. Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and George Atzerodt were sentenced to death by hanging; Samuel Mudd, Samuel Arnold, and Michael O'Laughlen were sentenced to life in prison. Mudd escaped execution by a single vote, the tribunal having voted 5-4 to hang him. Edmund Spangler was sentenced to imprisonment for six years. Oddly, after sentencing Mary Surratt to hang, five of the jurors signed a letter recommending clemency, but Johnson refused to stop the execution. (Johnson later claimed he never saw the letter.)Surratt, Powell, Herold, and Atzerodt were hanged in the Old Arsenal Penitentiary on July 7, 1865. Mary Surratt was the first woman hanged by the U.S. government. O'Laughlen died in prison of yellow fever in 1867. Mudd, Arnold, and Spangler were pardoned in February 1869 by President Johnson. Spangler, who died in 1875, insisted for the rest of his life that he had no connection to the plot beyond being the man Booth asked to hold his horse.(From Wikipedia)

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April 24, 1865, Autograph Letter Signed, Lincoln Assassination and Funeral

Lot 197: April 24, 1865, Autograph Letter Signed, Lincoln Assassination and Funeral

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: President Abraham Lincoln Assassination Related Letter..."The Provost Marshal there had been notified that it was thought Boothe was on the train..."April 24, 1865-Dated, Historic Autograph Letter Signed, James Livingston, concerning the Assassination and Funeral of President Lincoln and his Assassin, John Wilkes Booth, Choice Very Fine.In this original, 7.25" x 4.5" six page letter, dated April 24, 1865, written from Elmira, New York, by Paymaster's Clerk James L. Livingston to his father, Captain Robert W. Livingston of the 118th New York. Only nine days after the death of the President and two days before Boothe's capture and death, James informs his father that, in part:"...the death of the President made it very gloomy here for a while and for three or four different days, business was all closed. Last Wednesday and Thursday the office was closed and I went down to Williamsport Pa., on a visit.... When we got to Troy on our way home, we found a terribly excited crowd at the Depot. The Provost Marshal there had been notified that it was thought Boothe was on the train, and the people had got wind of it, and were there to meet us. The doors of the cars were locked and no one allowed to get off until a thorough search had been made. I was glad I did not answer to his description. I tell you, for it would have fared hard with a fellow supposed to have been him to have fallen into the hands of that crowd." (He signs) "Your affectionate Son, Jim" Docketed, "J. L. Livingston April 27, 1865"This letter goes on to request an Ambrotype of his mother and their home. He mentions that the "cherry trees are in blossom here," inquires on the health of some of his family members and laments that he is not as successful as he would like to be. This sentimental letter is written with beautifully legible penmanship in brown ink. Relatively clean wove period paper with only light toning at the fold and decoratively embossed by the paper manufacturer. An incredible, first-hand account of the mood of the country just following President Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

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GIDEON WELLES, 1864 Civil War Letter Signed, Secretary of Navy

Lot 217: GIDEON WELLES, 1864 Civil War Letter Signed, Secretary of Navy

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: 1864 Civil War Date Orders From Secretary of the Union Navy Gideon Welles Regarding "Acceptable" Disabilities !GIDEON WELLES (1802 - 1878). President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Period Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869, nicknamed "Old Neptune." Successfully blockaded Southern ports towards victory of the Civil War, instrumental in the Navy's creation of the Medal of Honor.June 13, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Manuscript Letter Signed,"Gideon Welles" as Secretary of the Navy, measuring about 9.75" x 8" with 2 pages, nicely written upon official "Navy Department" letterhead, Choice Very Fine. Boldly written in flowing, easy to read script. There is some expected minor tone and folded, being addressed to James Greene, at the Naval Asylum, Philadelphia.This letter providing Orders the convening of a Physical Examination Board, providing exact instructions on its conduct. This historic War-dated Letter outlines that officers who are ordered to report before the head of the Naval Asylum must be examined for injuries such as, "loss of limb, impaired senses of hearing, sight..." and once facts are determined, must make recommendations regarding promotion or retirement. Great military Naval medical response to duty content, and in Very Fine condition!Gideon Welles found the Naval Department in disarray, with Southern officers resigning en masse. His first major action was to dispatch the Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Powhatan, to relieve Fort Sumter. Unfortunately, Lincoln had simultaneously ordered the Powhatan to both Fort Sumter and Pensacola, Florida, ruining whatever chance Major Robert Anderson had of withstanding the assault. Several weeks later, when Secretary of State William H. Seward argued for a blockade of Southern ports, Welles argued vociferously against the action but was eventually overruled by Lincoln. Despite his misgivings, Welles' efforts to rebuild the Navy and implement the blockade proved extraordinarily effective. From 76 ships and 7,600 sailors in 1861 by 1865 the Navy expanded almost tenfold. His implementation of the Naval portion of the Anaconda Plan strongly weakened the Confederacy's ability to finance the war through limiting the cotton trade, and while never completely effective in sealing off all 3,500 miles of Southern coastline it was a major contribution towards Northern victory. Lincoln nicknamed Welles his "Neptune".At the start of the war, David Dixon Porter wrote Welles that "the present allowance of crews... if for peace establishment and is not suited at all to times of war. "On another occasion, Porter told Welles that his own vessel lacked coal and that small steamers of shallow draft were required to make the blockade effective. From Mobile to the Mississippi River there were numerous inlets through which small Confederate craft could slip through the Federal blockade.Despite his successes, Welles was never at ease in the Cabinet. His anti-English sentiments caused him to clash with Seward, and Welles's conservative stances led to arguments with Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase and War Secretary Edwin M. Stanton.

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Gen, Traitor BENEDICT ARNOLD - Financial Doc Signed

Lot 1: Gen, Traitor BENEDICT ARNOLD - Financial Doc Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,000

Description: Benedict Arnold (1740-1801) General. Arnold originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army. While a general on the American side, he obtained command of the fort at West Point, New York, and planned to surrender it to the British forces. After the plan was exposed in September 1780, he was commissioned into the British Army as a brigadier general. 6? x 2 ½? (exposed) autograph receipt signed in the text, ?Received this First Dec 1763 of Benedict Arnold Six pounds Sixteen Shillings in full of all Amounts to this day.? The receipt is then signed by ?David Atwater.? The receipt, which shows some shadowing, is double matted with two images and a brief biography to 20? x 16?.

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Rev war Officer, NYC Mayor RICHARD VARICK - Doc Signed

Lot 18: Rev war Officer, NYC Mayor RICHARD VARICK - Doc Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Richard Varick (1753-1835) Politician. Varick served in the American Revolution and achieved the rank of colonel; he was the military secretary to General Schuyler, the recording secretary for George Washington, and an aide to General Benedict Arnold. After the war, he was the recorder of New York City from 1783 to 1789. He served in the New York State Assembly and was appointed the Attorney General of New York State in 1789; he was also the mayor of New York from 1790 to 1801 and the president of the Society of the Cincinnati from 1806 to 1831. 8? x 13?, four page, legal document signed as mayor of New York, February 6, 1794. The document is a formal petition for the reimbursement of funds owed to Rowlett and Coop. There is a horizontal break in one fold through the signature.

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HERBERT HOOVER - Typed Letter Signed

Lot 71: HERBERT HOOVER - Typed Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $350

Description: Herbert Hoover. 7 ¼? x 10 ½? typed letter signed, personal stationery, September 14, 1954, to Everett Hancher. ??I would indeed be remiss if I did not express to you my sincere appreciation for your part in that splendid birthday celebration?.? Age toned.

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - Typed Letter Signed

Lot 76: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - Typed Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $125 - $200

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt. 6? x 7? typed letter signed, personal stationery, January 21, 1957, to Bernard Baker. ??I am happy to send you an autographed card, and I sincerely regret that I do not have a photograph to send you, but my supple is exhausted?.?

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ARNOLD FRIEDMAN O/C OLD NEW YORK (1874-1946)

Lot 128: ARNOLD FRIEDMAN O/C OLD NEW YORK (1874-1946)

by Elite Decorative Arts

April 26, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

Boynton Beach, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: ARNOLD FRIEDMAN O/C OLD NEW YORK (1874-1946) Listed American modernist born in NY studied with Robert Henri was a member of the first congress of American artist many exhibitions have been held across the country. Work brings in excess of $10000. We offer an oil on canvas by the artist depicting old Manhattan. Measures 61" x 20" (152.5cm x 50.8cm) plus original frame. Painting is signed left center and looks similar to title shot of the movie "Gangs of New York"

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RONALD REAGAN - Typed Letter Signed Controversial Japan Trip

Lot 131: RONALD REAGAN - Typed Letter Signed Controversial Japan Trip

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $850 - $1,400

Description: Ronald Reagan. In October 1989 Reagan made a controversial trip to Japan for which he was paid $2 million. The former First Couple flew to Japan in a specially equipped Boeing 747, complete with bedroom and shower. They shared the plane, although not the bedroom or the shower, with a retinue of 20 staffers, a dozen Secret Service agents and 229 U.S. military dependents invited along for a free ride to visit their relatives stationed in Japan. 6 ½” x 8 ½” typed letter signed, personal stationery, October 19, 1989 which was given to each of the guests accompanying the Reagans. “…Welcome aboard! Nancy and I are delighted that you could join us on our flight to Japan…we are happy that you are going to be reunited with those loved ones living abroad in service to our nation….”

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Lincoln Secy State WILLIAM SEWARD - Letter Signed

Lot 162: Lincoln Secy State WILLIAM SEWARD - Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: William Seward (1801-1872) Politician. Seward served in the New York state senate and as governor. In the United States Senate, he was an antislavery leader in the Whig and Republican parties. A close adviser to President Abraham Lincoln, he served as secretary of state. In 1865 he was stabbed by a conspirator of John Wilkes Booth but recovered. He is best remembered for successfully negotiating the Alaska Purchase (1867), which critics called Seward's Folly. 7 ½? x 10? letter signed, Department of State, March 24, 1868, front and back, to Charles B. Norton. ??I?acknowledge the receipt of your letter?in relation to the publication of your report on Material of War, as authorized?for the Universal Exhibition?there is no authority for such an arrangement?.? Some paper-loss in the left margin.

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Pres Candidate SAMUEL TILDEN - Letter Signed

Lot 167: Pres Candidate SAMUEL TILDEN - Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $175

Description: Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) Politician. Tilden was the Governor of New York and the Democratic candidate for the Presidency in the disputed election of 1876, one of the most controversial and closest American elections of the 19th century. A political reformer, he was a Bourbon Democrat who worked closely with the New York City business community and led the fight against the corruption of Tammany Hall. 4 ¼? x 7? letter signed, Graystone, October 11, 1894, to John C. Hurd. ??I have received a copy of ?The Theory of Our National Existence?, kindly sent by you?I shall examine it with interest?.?

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POPE BENEDICT - JOSEPH RATZINGER Card Signed

Lot 211: POPE BENEDICT - JOSEPH RATZINGER Card Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $450

Description: Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) (1927- ) Roman Catholic pontiff. Benedict served as Pope from 2005 to 2013. He was elected in April 2005 in a papal conclave following the death of Pope John Paul II and served until his resignation in 2013. He is the first pope to resign since Pope Gregory XII in 1415, and the first to do so on his own initiative since Pope Celestine V in 1294. 5? x 3? lined card signed, ?Joseph Card Ratzinger.?

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French Author, Historian VOLTAIRE - Letter Signed

Lot 361: French Author, Historian VOLTAIRE - Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) (1684-1778) French author, historian. Voltaire was famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. He was a versatile writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. He was an outspoken advocate, despite the risk this placed him in under the strict censorship laws of the time. 4? x 6? letter signed, Ferney, July 3, 1773, in French. ??I received eighteen thousand pounds?from Monsieur Roze?He only owes me this day six thousand, two hundred pounds for the last quarter?The rent of twenty-eight thousand pounds per year, remaining always payable by Monsieur Roze, at Seven thousand pounds per quarter. Done at Ferney, July 3, 1773?.? Matted with a color photograph to 14? x 11?.

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EDGAR MITCHELL - Promotional Letter Signed

Lot 615: EDGAR MITCHELL - Promotional Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: Edgar Mitchell. 8 ½? x 11? printed form letter promoting his audio cassettes, ?To the Moon and Back?, signed.

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WALLY SCHIRRA - Typed Letter Signed

Lot 618: WALLY SCHIRRA - Typed Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $175

Description: Wally Schirra. 8 ½? x 11? typed letter signed, ?Wally,? Environmental Control Company, January 7, 1971, to Joe Garino. ??Thought I would drop you a line and give you our new address and phone number?Warren Zeller?tells me you are writing a book?give me a call ? maybe there is some way I can help?.?

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Moonwalker ALLAN SHEPARD - Bookplate Signed

Lot 621: Moonwalker ALLAN SHEPARD - Bookplate Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $175

Description: Alan Shepard. 3 ¾? x 4 ¾? bookplate for his 1994 book, Moon Shot, signed. Also signed by Bobbie Slayton, co-author Deke Slayton?s wife and collaborators Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict.

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Lot 834: "The King" ARNOLD PALMER - Photo Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $125

Description: Arnold Palmer (1929- ) Palmer has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed ?The King,? he is one of golf's most popular stars.. 8? x 10? color photograph signed, ?To Paul Best Wishes Arnold Palmer.?

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JACKIE ROBINSON SIGNED B & W PHOTO FROM 1957

Lot 42: JACKIE ROBINSON SIGNED B & W PHOTO FROM 1957

by Echoes Antiques & Auction Gallery

April 26, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

Seaford, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: WITH FAMILY PHOTOS OF JACKIE ROBINSON TAKEN BY ARNOLD RITTER WHO WORKED WITH JACKIE AT CHUCK FULL OF NUTS AFTER HIS RETIREMENT FROM BASEBALL ; ALSO COMES WITH NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ABOUT THE EVENT IN WHICH PHOTO WAS TAKEN ; THESE WERE FROM THE

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TIGER WOODS & ARNOLD PLAMER 16 x 20 FRAMED &

Lot 350: TIGER WOODS & ARNOLD PLAMER 16 x 20 FRAMED &

by Echoes Antiques & Auction Gallery

April 26, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

Seaford, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $60 - $100

Description: MATTED PHOTO - 26 1/2" x 22 1/2"

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Reagan signed letter/White House stationary

Lot 28: Reagan signed letter/White House stationary

by Captain Ahab's Antiques

April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

Plainview, NY, USA

Description: Vintage R. Reagan letter written on White House blue stationary responding to Donald Ross -thanking for support and discussing ballistic missiles, strategic defense, nuclear threats, outlining philosophy in 3rd world / framed about 8 x 11

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Hotchkiss and Benedict, Auburn, NY carved splat mantel clock with 8 days, time and strike, weight driven movement with carved splat and carved column caps, c1835.

Lot 962: Hotchkiss and Benedict, Auburn, NY carved splat mantel clock with 8 days, time and strike, weight driven movement with carved splat and carved column caps, c1835.

by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

April 27, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Manchester, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Hotchkiss and Benedict, Auburn, NY carved splat mantel clock with 8 days, time and strike, weight driven movement with carved splat and carved column caps, c1835.

Condition Report: Stripped mahogany veneered case with veneer chips on top right return, lower door hinge and lower left base. Original painted dial in exceptional condition. Old and possible original mirror. Hands are original. Two original pewter pulleys. Original wallpaper and nice label on backboard. Original eagle pendulum. Ht 38.5".

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Munger & Benedict, Auburn, N.Y., Empire shelf clock, 8 days, time and strike, weight driven movement in a mahogany veneer case with stenciled splat and painted half columns, painted metal dial and mirror tablet, c1832

Lot 978: Munger & Benedict, Auburn, N.Y., Empire shelf clock, 8 days, time and strike, weight driven movement in a mahogany veneer case with stenciled splat and painted half columns, painted metal dial and mirror tablet, c1832

by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

April 27, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Manchester, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $800

Description: Munger & Benedict, Auburn, N.Y., Empire shelf clock, 8 days, time and strike, weight driven movement in a mahogany veneer case with stenciled splat and painted half columns, painted metal dial and mirror tablet, c1832

Condition Report: the case retains an old finish with repainted columns. The top glass is professionally repainted and the mirror is a later replacement. The pulleys and second hand are replacements and the weights are brass replacements. The original label and wall paper interior are intact; note label carrries a penned date of 1834 The original eagle pendulum bob is present. Ht 40"

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