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by Abell Auction

May 3, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Commerce, CA, USA

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Description: oil on board signed lower right 14 x 18 inches

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[Doyle, A. Conan]. Sherlock Holmes. Lot of 35 photographic moviestills and

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

May 19, 2015, 7:00 PM CET

Haarlem, Netherlands

Estimated Price: €100 - €150

Description: [Doyle, A. Conan]. Sherlock Holmes. Lot of 35 photographic moviestills and publicity portraits and accompanying correspondence, all concerning various Sherlock Holmes adaptations for cinema or television. = I.a. portraits of actors Peter Cushing (2x SIGNED, 1x as Sherlock Holmes), Ronald Howard, Alan Wheatley (with a SIGNED letter), Cartlon Hobbes (with a SIGNED letter). The correspondence to Cornelis Helling, chairman of the Dutch Sherlock Holmes Society, regarding the movies or television series, occasionally with his view on the mentioned cinematographic adaptations.

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JENNIFER BARTLETT In the Garden #190.

by Swann Auction Galleries

May 12, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: JENNIFER BARTLETT In the Garden #190. Diptych with one screenprint (a) and one woodcut (b), 1982. 411x554 mm; 16 1/8x21 3/4 inches (a); 411x549 mm; 16 1/8x21 5/8 inches (b), full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 24/52 in pencil, lower right (b). Printed by Simca Print Artists Inc., New York, with the blind stamp lower right (b). Very good impressions. Orlando Museum 9.

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A signed Preston North End 1922 F.A. Cup Final Dinner menu,  held at th

by Graham Budd Auctions

May 19, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: A signed Preston North End 1922 F.A. Cup Final Dinner menu, held at the Public Hall, Preston, 1st May 1922, the inside back cover fully-signed by the Preston team plus the club President, Chairman, Trainer, Manager, Secretary & Vice Chairman

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A SILVER GRAPEFRUIT SPOON. Josiah Williams & Co, London, 1934.

by Raffan Kelaher & Thomas

May 4, 2015, 11:00 AM AEST

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD30 - AUD40

Description: A SILVER GRAPEFRUIT SPOON. Josiah Williams & Co, London, 1934.

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JENNIFER BARTLETT Two color screenprints from The Four Seasons.

by Swann Auction Galleries

May 12, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: JENNIFER BARTLETT Two color screenprints from The Four Seasons. Summer, 1990-93. 800x800 mm; 31 1/2x31 1/2 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 62. Signed, dated and numbered "VI/XVIII" in pencil, lower margin * Spring, 1990-93. 800x800 mm; 31 1/2x31 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 54/62 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by the artist and Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York. Very good impressions. Orlando Museum 19 and 20.

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JENNIFER BARTLETT Homan-ji Series I.

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May 12, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: JENNIFER BARTLETT Homan-ji Series I. Set of 3 color screenprints with gold, silver, and platinum leaf on Echizen Kizuki Hosho, 1993. Each 495x495 mm; 19 1/2x19 1/2 inches (sheets), full margins. Each signed or initialed, numbered 70/90, sequentially annotated "A-C" and one dated in pencil, lower margin. Co-published by the artist and Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York, with the blind stamp lower right. Very good impressions. Orlando Museum 27.

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Josiah Emery, London, Height 1890 mm, circa 1792

by Auktionen Dr. Crott

May 15, 2015, 5:00 PM CET

Frankurt, Germany

Estimated Price: €70,000 - €85,000

Description: An early English precision regulator with regulator dial, specially made for the famous polymath and aristocrat Jean de Vivenzio. A similar precision regulator made by John Arnold having the same dedication on the dial is held by the Museo degli Strumenti Astronomici - Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte in Naples Case: mahogany, veneered, treaded, glazed front door, removable top with glazed, openable front. Dial: silvered, signed "Pour le Chevalier Jean de Vivenzio", central minute indicator, window for hour indicator, seconds at "12", blued steel hands. Movm.: brass movement mounted on a massive Carrara marble plate, rectangular shaped, Graham escapement, hack feature, weight driven, compensation grid-iron pendulum, brass pendulum bob. Jean de Vivenzio, also known as Giovanni Vivenzio (174? - 1817), was a friend and pen pal ofGiuseppe Piazzi. From a young age he distinguished himself in the fields of literature, science and especially medicine and soon became a lecturer at the University of Naples, as well as a famous scientist and writer. He taught surgery, obstetrics, anatomy and experimental physics. Additionally he was director of the hospital "Ospedale degli dei Reali ospedali Militari Incurabili e delle due Sicilie". In 1780 de Vivenzio was appointed Knight of the Order of Constantine by King Ferdinand, as well as royal and court physician of the kingdom. He successfully lobbied the king to reopen the previously abolished military hospitals, which was realised in 1800. He was also a member of distinguished academies both in Italy and abroad (among them the National Academy of Medicine in Paris and the Russian Academy in St. Petersburg). Amongst other things Vivenzio published the "history of electricityand its medical application" in 1784, and a book on the history and theory of earthquakes in 1783. In a letter addressed to the astronomer de Cesaris of Breat and dated October 1787, Cassella wrote that the "Sir Knight Vivenzio ... has had his valuable cabinet supplemented by a finely crafted tellurium and an unusual planetary system, which was carried out carefully by highly skilled British craftsmen. He is expecting a large Dollond telescope, a clock of the famous Arnold, a quadrant .... On the 16th of March, 1813 Federico Zuccari paid the sum of 800 ducats ... for a pendulum clock, four globes of Marchese Vivenzio as a purchase price for the Observatory of S. Gaudioso". After Vivenzio's death, his heirs sold his entire collection of scientific instruments. Source: http://www.oacn.inaf.it/museo/strumenti.php?id=93 andhttp://www.conteanolana.it/uomini%20illustri%20libro%20R-Z/Vivenzio%20Giovanni.htm, as of 03/30/2015. Josiah Emery (1725-1797) The eminent watch maker Josiah Emery, Charing Cross, London was born in the Swiss canton of Vaud, he moved to London, where he built accurate clocks with cylinder escapements. In 1781, became honorary member of the Clockmakers' Company. He came to fame as the first watchmaker worldwide after Thomas Mudge to pioneer the construction of watches regulated by a free anchor escapement and was the first to series-produce it. L. Berthoud said:"His work was particularly fine in all essentials, without unnecessary show." Cond.: Case: very good. Dial: very good. Movm.: very good, capable of running.

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Collection of Rabbinical Books and Letters

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

May 13, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Estimated Price: $400 - $500

Description: Collection of letters and documents. Letter signed by Rabbi Y.A. Herzog; Document signed by Rabbi A.Y. HaKohen Kook; Letters and Torah novellae by Rabbi Shmuel Abramowitz, rabbi of Ramat Yitzchak; Jewish letters from Zurich; Letters from Agudat Yisrael in German, with the Agudat Yisrael stamps; Document from Agudat Yisrael's Keren HaYeshuv, Basle, 1947

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Republic Period Letters, Signed

by Antique Reader

May 10, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Long Island City, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Republic Period Letters, Signed Condition: fair, some rips Dimension: 11 3/8" x 8 3/8" (the biggest one)

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Keifer Sutherland, Christmas card and signed

by Theodore Bruce

May 10, 2015, 11:00 AM AEDT

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD100 - AUD200

Description: Keifer Sutherland, Christmas card and signed "Hollywood Foreign Press Member" letter

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New York City Bay from Telegraph Station, Engraving by Bartlett, circa 1840

by Antique Prints

May 16, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Ocean View, DE, USA

Estimated Price: $125 - $200

Description: Original hand-colored steel engraving of New York Bay from Telegraph Station by William Henry Bartlett, circa 1840.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Cultural Revolution Mirror w/ Chairman Mao

by Antique Reader

May 10, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Long Island City, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: Cultural Revolution Mirror w/ Chairman Mao Condition: Good (wears over age) Length: 29 inches Width: 19 inches

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Josiah Emery, Charing Cross, London, Movement No. 908, 55 mm, 169 g, circa 1782

by Auktionen Dr. Crott

May 16, 2015, 5:00 PM CET

Frankurt, Germany

Estimated Price: €35,000 - €55,000

Description: A gentleman's early lever escapement pocket watch of museum quality with steel escape wheel according to Mudge Case: 18k rose gold, style of Valentine Walker, polished, à goutte, large lateral hinge, signed and numbered movement protection cap. Dial: regulator dial, enamel, eccentric hour chapter ring with radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, signed, outer minute chapter ring with Arabic numerals, blued hart hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, signed, chain/fusee with Harrisons maintaining power, round movement pillars, two-arm gilt brass balance with screwed steel ring and patented "double S" balance with compensating nuts screwed onto threaded posts fixed to the free ends of the S-shaped bimetallic strips, freesprung blued helical balance spring, Emery style balance bridgewith floral engravings, chatoned diamond endstone on balance and escape wheel. Josiah Emery (1725-1797) The eminent watch maker Josiah Emery, Charing Cross, London was born in the Swiss canton of Vaud, he moved to London, where he built accurate clocks with cylinder escapements. In 1781, became honorary member of the Clockmakers' Company. He came to fame as the first watchmaker worldwide after Thomas Mudge to pioneer the construction of watches regulated by a free anchor escapement and was the first to series-produce it. L. Berthoud said:"His work was particularly fine in all essentials, without unnecessary show." Josiah Emery?s modified lever escapement On July 22, 1776 Count Brühl, Saxon envoy at the English court, wrote to Thomas Mudge and asked him for a model of the escapement Mudge had used in his "Queen Charlotte watch" - the very first lever pocket watch, which Mudge hadcompleted in 1771 - for Josiah Emery. Mudge refused at first but delivered the model shortly after. In 1782 Emery created the first lever watch for Count Brühl; he had built it according to the mechanism Mudge had provided him with, which was - unlike the "Queen Charlotte watch" - constructed in a straight line set-up; this meant that balance staff, lever staff and escape wheel staff were positioned in a linear alignment. For an early version of his escapement Emery used Mudge?s arrangement with two sapphire cams on the balance staff, operating on two planes with the corresponding prongs of the anchor fork. Emery later modified this construction and arranged everything on a single plane, with a mobile pulley instead of the sapphire cams on the balance staff. One might say that Emery?s design was ultimately responsible for the success of Mudge?s lever escapement. Emery used more stones,but the most significant difference is Emery?s use of a "double S" compensation balance inspired by one of Arnold?s concepts. The significance of Emery?s ideas and his creations is also apparent in the fact that French watchmakers such as Breguet used and adapted his escapement. It seems that even Pouzait?s lever watches are based on Emery?s designs; Emery might have given him the necessary information during a visit in his home country. Sometime in the summer of 1782 Jean Baptiste Gaspard Bochart de Saron (1730-1794), president of the French parlament, became one of the first of Emery?s customers to buy a pocket watch with lever escapement, which he paid 90 guineas for. According to Jonathan Betts in "Josiah Emery, Part 4, The Surviving Lever Watches" it is quite possible that this was the watch no. 908 we have here (Jonathan Betts in ?Josiah Emery, Part 4, The Surviving Lever Watches,Antiquarian Horology, Winter 1996, p. 136). Quite a number of important personalities at the time owned lever pocket watches created by Josiah Emery - such as the English Prince Regent, the Duke of Sussex (who owned three) and Admiral Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar with the watch in his pocket - it is today kept in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. By his own account Josiah Emery sold about 38 lever pocket watches between 1782 and 1793; only 22 of them still exist today. Cond.: Case: very good, later custom made. Dial: very good, hairlines. Movm.: very good, capable of running.

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SIGNED LAO SHE (1899-1966). CHINESE INK AND COLOR ON

by Metropolitan Auction

May 16, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Coram, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,200 - $4,500

Description: SIGNED LAO SHE (1899-1966). CHINESE INK AND COLOR ON PAPER ???GIVE BACK MY HOME??? CALLIGRAPHY HANGING SCROLL. WITH A RED COLOR SEAL OF ARTIST.Lao She (1899-1966) was born of Manchu descent in Beijing. He was a member of the Cultural and Educational Committee in the Government Administration Council, a deputy to the National People's Congress, a member of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, vice-chairman of the All-Cina Federation of Literature and Art and vice-chairman of the Union of Chinese Writers as well as chairman of the Beijing Federation of Literature and Art. He was named a "People's Artist" and a "Great Master of Language".Measure: Length 63" ,width 24.13"Domestic shipping (48 states): $39.95.

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by Lyon & Turnbull

May 6, 2015, 11:00 AM GMT

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £800 - £1,000

Description: Musicians and Composers, 1900s-1950s 38 signed photographs and programme clippings of musicians and composers (some signatures on slips of paper), including: Eugène Ysäye, Jan Kubelik, Fritz Kreisler, Saint-Saëns, Joseph Joachim, Pablo de Sarasate, Charles Hallé, John McCormack, Adelina Patti, Nellie Melba, Joseph O'Mara, Luisa Tetrazzini, John Philip Sousa, Alfred Cortot, Vaughan Williams, Enrico Caruso, and others; a range of unsigned photographs and prints of musicians and composers; a collection of clipped signatures and signed cards by Albert Coates, Hariet Cohen, Myra Hess, Guido Cantelli, John Barbirolli, Harold Ferguson, Vaughan Williams and others; Letter signed Folie[?]: "At two of the [drawing of clock] today I am with you I am big as life and twice as natural" [from Alice Through the Looking Glass]; Postcard signed John Stainer to W? A. Jefferson Esq., dated 1883, explaining that Mr Stainer "cannot possibly undertake to compose anything" for Jefferson's book; in rubbed morocco album, c.39 x 26cm, spine lacking

Condition Report: Signed photos: Eugène Ysäye, 1904 Vladimir de Pachmann Jan Kubelik Lady Wilma Hallé Fritz Kreisler Yehudi Menuin (signed programme clipping) Saint-Saëns, 1904 Joseph Joachim Joachim Quartet, signed by Joseph Joachim Pablo de Sarasate, 1904 Enrico Caruso, with signed slip of paper pasted to photograph, 1907 John McCormack Mischa Elman Ernst von ?, dated Einburgh 1907? On mount, print Mark Hambourg, 9/11/09 Dame Adelina Patti, 1904 Emma Albani Nellie Melba Henry J. Wood Henry Lytton (signed to slip of paper) Chas Santley Franccesco ?, 1904 Charles Hallé, signed to slip of paper Henry Coward, cut from programme Edouard de Reszke, 1907 Marie Hall, 1904 G. Menschee? Ada Crossley Joseph O'Mara Luisa Tetrazzini George Grossmith John Coates John Philip Sousa, 1905 Teresa ? Harold Bauer, 1905 Ella Russell, signed to slip of paper pasted to photograph Raoul Pugno ? Franz von Vecsey, 1905 F.? von Reuters Vivien Chartres Alfred Cortot, 1948? Vaughan Williams, on programme cutting ? Signatures/cards include: Maurice Cole Albert Coates Heriet Cohen Myra Hess Jan Smeterlin Eugen d'Albert Samuel Ruskin John Davies John Knight Max O'Rell Ernst Ansermet Endre Wolf Joseph Krips Ethel Bartlett Beryl Kimber John Barbirolli Harold Ferguson Vaughan Williams Rae Robertson Nikolai Malko Gina Bachauer Guido Cantelli Janet Gaxton Eric Coates Maurice Johnson Kathleen Ferrier Ornella Santoliquido Shulamith Shafer Antonio Janigro Richard Lewis Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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John Arnold & Son, London, Invt. et Fecit, Movement No. 440/741, 51 mm, 135 g, circa 1792

by Auktionen Dr. Crott

May 16, 2015, 5:00 PM CET

Frankurt, Germany

Estimated Price: €12,500 - €15,000

Description: An important pocket chronometer "of the second kind" - with YZ-balance Case: silver consular case, case maker's punch mark "JB WW" (Josiah Barnett & William Waters). Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: full plate movement, firegilt, numbered, signed, screwed chatons, chain/fusee, moulded pillars, Arnold's spring detent escapement, YZ balance with 3 cylindrical weights on threaded rods and 3 screws, freesprung gold balance spring with terminal curve, very finely engraved and pierced balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. Sterling silver consular case, HM London, 1848. Casemakers Josiah Barnett & William Waters. Pendant maker James Overan. The case with two gold hinges and the dial were probably produced specially for this movement in 1848;the original case was most likely replaced because it was damaged or with the intention to "modernize" the piece. Cond.: Case: very good, later custom made. Dial: very good, later custom made. Movm.: very good, capable of running.

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Various signed ephemera, to include a letter sign

by Golding Young & Mawer

May 6, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Grantham, United Kingdom

Description: Various signed ephemera, to include a letter signed and titled Douglas Hogg on House Of Commons headed paper, various other Parliamentary letters, ephemera, an autograph book containing athletes, actresses, ballet dancers, singers, musicians, etc. (a quantity)

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Two Letters Signed by Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

May 13, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Estimated Price: $150 - $200

Description: Two letters signed by Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank of Jerusalem. Heter Nisuin from 1916. Appeal for support for heating a mikvah in Zichron Yaakov, 1927.

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Howard Hughes typed letter signed about his Congressional medal

by Lion Heart Autographs

May 15, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $2,800

Description: Written on the Same Day Congress Approved a Gold Medal to Honor Howard Hughes - HUGHES, HOWARD. (1905-1976). American entrepreneur, aviator, and motion-picture producer. TLS. (“Howard Hughes”). ½p. Small 4to. Hollywood, August 17, 1939. To Texas Congressman ALBERT THOMAS (1905-1976) on stationery from his corporate headquarters on 7000 Romaine Street, Hollywood, California. ----- “This is just a note to tell you how deeply I appreciate your part in putting through the bill providing a medal for me. I know these things do not happen without a great deal of perseverance and effort on the part of someone. I feel you were largely responsible and I want you to know that you have my genuine thanks.“ ----- On July 10, 1938, Hughes set out on a round-the-world flight that became a landmark in aviation history. Piloting a Lockheed 14 named the New York World’s Fair 1939, he lifted off from Floyd Bennett Field, New York, stopping in Paris, Moscow, Omsk, Yakutsk, Fairbanks, and Minneapolis. Hughes landed in New York 91 hours, 14 minutes and 19 seconds later, establishing a new world record. For his achievement, he was greeted with a traditional New York City ticker-tape parade and awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and the Harmon and Collier Trophies. Continuing his interest in aviation, Hughes spearheaded the development of several failed airplanes, including the Hughes D-2 and its successor, the XF-11. During World War II, he attempted to build several aircraft, with the intention of selling them to the American military. Only one prototype was developed for the D-2, and by the end of its testing phase in 1943, Hughes’s interest had shifted to the XF-11 reconnaissance plane. Following the recommendations of Colonel Elliot Roosevelt (1910-1990), the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) ordered 100 XF-11’s. By 1945, the USAAF had canceled its order after completing only two prototypes. Yet, they still allowed Hughes to test-pilot the plane, which culminated in a near-fatal crash on July 7, 1946. Hughes’s failure to fulfill the government contract led to the famed Kaiser-Hughes hearings before the Senate War Investigating Committee in 1947, during which time he completed work and test flights for the H-4 Hercules, also known as the “Spruce Goose.” Thomas represented Houston, Texas in the House of Representatives from 1937-1966. A protégé of Lyndon B. Johnson, he served as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on defense and was instrumental in bringing the Manned Spacecraft Center, later renamed the Johnson Space Center, to Houston in 1961. He is also known for giving the infamous “wink” to Johnson aboard Air Force One after JFK’s assassination that led to a field day for conspiracy theorists. Following Hughes’s historic flight in 1938, Thomas introduced a bill to award him the Congressional Gold Medal “in recognition of his achievements in advancing the science of aviation.” The measure was approved on August 17, 1939, the date our letter was written, and the medal was awarded to Hughes the following year. In addition to the letter, there are several carbons of letters from Thomas to Hughes, offprints of the legislation pertaining to the gold medal, and the original typed presentation wording on Thomas’s congressional stationery. Folded with two tiny staple holes in the upper left corner; in excellent condition.

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An English 18 carat gold open face fusee pocket watch, signed Wm Edwards, 44 New Street, Birmingham, no. 28964, the dial with Roman numerals, foliate engraved centre and blued steel hands, all within an outer border of leaves and dot minute markers,

by Thomas Watson Auctioneers

May 12, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Darlington, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £400

Description: An English 18 carat gold open face fusee pocket watch, signed Wm Edwards, 44 New Street, Birmingham, no. 28964, the dial with Roman numerals, foliate engraved centre and blued steel hands, all within an outer border of leaves and dot minute markers, the reverse engraved with conjoined cartouches of flowerheads, centred by a vacant cartouche, the case hallmarked London 1863, maker's mark JB possibly for Josiah Barnett, the movement with engraved cock and foot, three arm balance and diamond endstone. Diameter of case 44mm, gross 59 grams

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AWW CO.

by Schmidt's Antiques

May 16, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Ypsilanti, MI, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $800

Description: AWW CO. "P. S. Bartlett" pocket watch with "Appleton, Tracy & Co." on dial. 18 size, 11 j, KW, Coin Sliver, HC, Porcelain dial with Arabic numerals. Serial #22121. Minor case wear. Winds, sets and running when cataloged. ESTIMATE $600-800

Condition Report: Minor case wear. Winds, sets and running when cataloged.

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Jimmy Carter presidential typed letter signed about welfare reform

by Lion Heart Autographs

May 15, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: "Your continued interest in welfare reform" - CARTER, JIMMY (JAMES EARL, JR.). (b.1924). Thirty-ninth president of the United States and winner of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. TLS. ("Jimmy"). 1p. 8vo. Washington, May 23, 1979. On mint green White House stationery to Senator DANIEL PATRICK "PAT" MOYNIHAN (1927-2003). ----- "Thank you for your continued interest in welfare reform and for your helpful counsel. I know you will give these proposals careful consideration. I believe that they provide an opportunity to make important progress in this Congress. I hope to have your active support. I look forward to working with you. Sincerely..." ----- A successful farmer from Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter rose from local politics to serve as Georgia's governor. Carter took advantage of America's post-Watergate cynicism and fashioned himself as a political outsider with moderate positions and old-fashioned morals. Pairing up with Senator Walter Mondale for a presidential race, Carter succeeded in creating a balanced ticket that appealed to a majority of voters, defeating the incumbent, Gerald Ford. Carter served four years during which time he faced a recession, rampant inflation and an energy crisis. His greatest diplomatic victory was bringing Israel and Egypt together to sign the historic Camp David Accords. Moynihan served the Kennedy and Johnson administrations as assistant secretary of labor until 1965. Despite being a Democrat, he was selected by President Richard Nixon to be his counselor on urban affairs, and in 1973, he was appointed U.S. ambassador to India. He represented New York in the U.S. Senate from 1977 to 2001. Carter attempted to reform welfare several times after taking office. His first attempt was the 1977 Program for Better Jobs and Income, which faced much opposition and died in the House of Representatives committee review process. At the time, Moynihan was chairman of the Senate's Subcommittee on Public Assistance and a co-sponsor of Carter's legislation. However, "six days after the House of Representatives announced the termination of its efforts to reform welfare [via Carter's Program for Better Jobs and Income], Senators Daniel Moynihan and Alan Cranston (D.-CA) introduced a 'no-frills' welfare bill, 'The State and Local Welfare Reform and Relief Act of 1978... 'Although its own bill was dead, the Carter Administration was forced, once again, to enter the welfare fray - this time as a negative participant. Denouncing the Moynihan-Cranston-Long 'no-frills' plan as a 'substantial roadblock' to welfare reform, the Administration, in turn, prompted a series of angry replies from its former welfare ally, Sen. Moynihan," ("Picking up the Remnants of The Better Jobs and Income Plan: The Limits of Reform from H.R. 9030 to S. 3498," The Federal Role in the Federal System: The Dynamics of Growth, Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations report, July 1980). Competing legislation and poor timing resulted in the failure of the Moynihan/Cranston bill. Carter again pushed his own version of welfare reform in the next session of Congress with The Social Welfare Reform Amendments of 1979 (H.R. 4321 and H.R. 4904). After review by four committees, this legislation passed the House on November 7, 1979. It was then sent to the Senate and referred to the Committee on Finance, on which Moynihan sat, on November 9; it died in committee. Our letter, a reply to a letter or conversation on the topic, seeks to regain Moynihan's support for Carter's efforts, specifically for The Social Welfare Reform Amendments of 1979. Folded once with a stamped docket number in the left margin and a handwritten docket number in red ink and another in green ink in the upper right margin. A date stamp in purple ink on the verso shows through. Folded once and in very good condition.

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Martin Johnson: a signed green, white & red hooped Leicester letter

by Graham Budd Auctions

May 18, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: Martin Johnson: a signed green, white & red hooped Leicester letter "D" shirt from the match v Barbarians at Twickenham 23rd May 1999, signature in black marker pen above sponsor's logo, further sponsor's badges to sleeves and to the reverse above the lock forward lettering "D"

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by Mallams

May 19, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Abingdon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: A VICTORIAN CAST IRON LETTER PLATE, crested by a bat and with acanthus leaf decorated knocker, signed to the reverse 'A Kenrick & Sons' and numbered 422, 23.5cm high

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by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

May 21, 2015, 6:30 PM CET

Haarlem, Netherlands

Estimated Price: €70 - €90

Description: Kunisada (1786-1865). (A lady with a letter on a balcony overlooking a harbour). Col. woodcut chûban, signed Gototei Kunisada, publisher unread, censor's seal.

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DOROTHY DEHNER The Letter.

by Swann Auction Galleries

May 12, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: DOROTHY DEHNER The Letter. Gouache and black ink and wash on paper, 1952. 457x575 mm; 18x22 5/8 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right recto.

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A Peter Gabriel LP

by Theodore Bruce

May 10, 2015, 11:00 AM AEDT

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD100 - AUD200

Description: A Peter Gabriel LP "Plays Live" signed to front cover with letter of Provenance

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1813 (4 January) letter written by Henry Grattan.

by Whyte's

May 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

Dublin, Ireland

Estimated Price: €150 - €200

Description: 1813 (4 January) letter written by Henry Grattan. To J Swinburne Esq. Signed "H Grattan" the letter accepts an invitation to a dinner. Accompanied by a small engraving of Grattan by Watts. h:7  w:5 in.

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Samuel Beckett, Ill Seen Ill Said, Signed

by Whyte's

May 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

Dublin, Ireland

Estimated Price: €300 - €500

Description: Samuel Beckett, Ill Seen Ill Said, Signed Lord John Press, Northridge,1982. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Presentation copy. Limited edition of 299 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies specially bound, plus signed presentation copies. (8vo) Blue morocco-backed marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Signed to the title page in black ink by Samuel Beckett.

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A Victorian silver travelling communion set, prob

by Golding Young & Mawer

May 6, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Grantham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: A Victorian silver travelling communion set, probably Josiah Barnett comprising challis, 9.5cm high and plate in a pressed leather case, London 1887.

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Various Georgian and later silver, to include thr

by Golding Young & Mawer

May 6, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Grantham, United Kingdom

Description: Various Georgian and later silver, to include three table forks, by Josiah Williams & Co, Fiddleback pattern, Exeter probably 1843, Georgian tablespoon, etc, 8½oz all in. (6)

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Louis D. Brandeis rare autograph letter signed to Zionist Henrietta Szold

by Lion Heart Autographs

May 15, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500

Description: BRANDEIS, LOUIS D. (1856-1941). Supreme Court Justice. ALS. ("Louis D. Brandeis"). 1p. 4to. Washington, D.C., July 20, 1930. On Supreme Court letterhead. To American Zionist and founder of the women's organization Hadassah HENRIETTA SZOLD (1860-1945), with several annotations in her hand. ----- "In 'The Seventh Dominion' p. 81, I find: 'Only gradually, as the kvutsah becomes prosperous, does roving cease. Few of its inhabitants will want to leave Daganiah [sic.] or her... now' These colonies, malaria-ridden, were the most watched of all which I visited in 1919. I know how the malaria was banished. I should like to know, with all available accuracy, how prosperous they are now; -- and what, from year to year, since the malaria control became effective, their advance from wretchedness to, or toward, prosperity has been. In this connection, I should like to have, among other things, the statistics, and in these should be included the indebtedness of the colonies to the P. Z. E. [Palestine Zionist Executive] (or other Zionist body) at the close of each year; and the figures showing whether any payment was made on account of the principal indebtedness or the interest during the year. I note on p. 85 of 'The Seventh Dominion' that Daganiah A[lef] was said to be paying interest charges. May I trouble you to send me this information as soon as possible?" ----- Noteworthy for being the first Jew to join the U.S. high court, Brandeis earned a reputation as a liberal-minded attorney. During his long legal career he ruled against monopolies, and in favor of workers' rights and affordable life insurance. Outside the courtroom, he was an ardent supporter of Zionism, inspired by his uncle in about 1910. "Brandeis's desire to help Eastern European Jewry find a safe haven in Palestine [future Israel] was heightened by his contact in 1910 with Russian immigrant garment workers, whom he met while mediating a strike. He saw in these Jews a democratic spirit and idealism he had not expected. In 1913, Brandeis agreed to chair a Zionist meeting in Boston. Not content to be a mere figurehead, by 1915 Brandeis became Zionism's leading public spokesman in America... By 1917, the American Zionist movement increased its membership tenfold to 200,000 members. The American Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs, which Brandeis chaired, raised millions to relieve Jews who were suffering throughout war-torn Europe," ("Louis D. Brandeis and American Zionism," The Jewish Federation of North America, Feldberg). In 1919, Brandeis made his only visit to Israel, accompanied by Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann. It was on this trip that he visited Deganiah Alef, Israel's first kibbutz, which had been established ten years earlier. Deganiah, located in northern Israel on the banks of the Sea of Galilee, was the birthplace of Moshe Dayan, the second child to be born on the kibbutz. Despite an outbreak of malaria in the early days, the settlers soon founded a second kibbutz nearby, called Deganiah Bet, both of which formed the prototype for collective farming in Israel. Szold was the eldest daughter of a Baltimore rabbi and active in community service from an early age. She taught Bible courses for adults, established the country's first school for Russian-Jewish immigrants and, for more than 20 years, worked for the Jewish Publication Society, which published books for the children of Jewish immigrants to teach them about their heritage. In 1909, Szold visited Palestine and several years later, as a result of that experience, founded Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, which established educational and health care institutions in Palestine. It was Brandeis who convinced the leadership of Hadassah to allow Szold to remain in Palestine and continue her work with the social welfare system. In 1933, a German rabbi's wife named Recha Freier founded the Youth Aliyah in order to protect Jewish children from Germany's new anti-Jewish policies by placing them on Israeli farms where they worked and continued their education. In her efforts, she enlisted Szold and together they brought 5,000 children to Palestine before the outbreak of World War II. Our letter is written just a few years prior to that heroic effort and illustrates Szold's level of involvement with the kibbutz movement. Our letter quotes from The Seventh Dominion, a book published by British M.P. and Zionist Josiah Wedgewood in 1928, critiquing the British administration of Palestine and outlining how the country might become the "Seventh Dominion" of the empire after the end of the mandate. His plan was among the most far-reaching proposals up to that point and was given serious consideration among Zionists worldwide. Folded with a small area of tape-reinforced paper loss to the bottom edge. In very fine condition.

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1807 Groeneveld - 1875 AmsterdamThe Letter.

by Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers

May 15, 2015, 2:30 PM CET

Köln, Germany

Estimated Price: €3,000 - €4,000

Description: Oil on wood. 47 x 38cm. Signed lower left: P. Kiers ft. Framed.

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18ct gold pendant charm, Céline

by Sotheby's Australia

May 12, 2015, 5:30 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD500 - AUD700

Description: 18ct gold pendant charm, Céline Designed as a dome with pierced out lettering spelling CELINE, signed Céline.

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Mikulas Kravjansky

by M cubed

May 10, 2015, 3:00 PM EST

Markham, ON, Canada

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: Original hand signed and numbered intaglio etching on paper; Image size 40" x 30", from Artist Proof edition, unframed

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PRESIDENTIAL SIGNED LETTERS

by Midnight Sun Antique Auction

May 9, 2015, 12:00 PM PST

Carson, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: 5 in total. Includes Reagan, Nixon, Eisenhower etc. DATE: 1950-70s CONDITION: All Very good

Condition Report: Very good

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Wallace Nutting Book - Maine Beautiful - With Letter Signed by WN

by Michael Ivankovich Antiques & Auction Company

May 15, 2015, 2:45 PM EST

Glastonbury, CT, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $100

Description: Wallace Nutting Book. Maine Beautiful. 1st Edition, 1924. Personally signed by Wallace Nutting. In generally good condition showing some wear. Includes letter signed by Wallace Nutting discussing Rangeley Lake in Maine and inquiring about finding a local distributor of his books.

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Letter Signed by the Admor,

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

May 13, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Estimated Price: $150 - $180

Description: Letter from the Torah institutions in Tiberias to the Minister of Justice, signed by the Admor, the "Birchas Avraham" of Slonim. 1959. Signed by the institution's administrators, Rabbi Avraham Weinberg the Admor of Slonim and Rabbi Dovid Mintzberg. Fine condition.

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Kaka: a signed yellow Brazil No.8 international jersey,  short-sleeved,

by Graham Budd Auctions

May 18, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: Kaka: a signed yellow Brazil No.8 international jersey, short-sleeved, signed to the front in black marker pen below the Nike Swoosh, the reverse lettered KAKA

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Marius Lacatus: a signed red & yellow striped Steaua Bucharest No.7 jersey

by Graham Budd Auctions

May 18, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £250

Description: Marius Lacatus: a signed red & yellow striped Steaua Bucharest No.7 jersey mid-1990s, short-sleeved, signed to the reverse with a dedication, lettered LACATUS

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CLAY, HENRY. Autographed letter signed, one page, February 5, 1810.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: CLAY, HENRY Autographed letter signed ("Henry Clay"), one page, on a bifolium, Washington, February 5, 1810. Clay (1777-1852) writes to Colonel John Mayo, regarding a letter from Maj. David Walker in Kentucky pertaining to some land and the property rights. With free frank on docket to verso. 9 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches folded.

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A collection of memorabilia formerly owned by the nephew of the Liverpool F

by Graham Budd Auctions

May 19, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £700 - £1,000

Description: A collection of memorabilia formerly owned by the nephew of the Liverpool FC chairman and President T.V. Williams, including a scrapbook for the May 1951 Tour of Sweden, and a larger volume with photographs of events and occasions in the 1950s and 1960s; some loose press photos; an autographed Liverpool FC Shareholders' 1950, Celebration Dinner menu, signed by Liddell, Paisley, Payne, Jones, Spicer, Taylor, Stubbins, Fagan etc.; 1963-64 Championship menu bearing signatures to the back that include Matt Busby & Tom Finney and Ivan Sharpe; a caricature of T V Williams signed by A Moscrop, 1957; a qty. of match programmes and tickets (many Directors issues), programmes including two homes from the abandoned 1939-40 season v Middlesbrough & Chelsea; Hillsborough Memorial Service menu & Words of Tribute booklet; a limited edition Royal Doulton plate & centenary mug, and other miscellaneous items

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LISZT, FRANZ. Autographed letter signed, two pages, s.l., [June?], 8, 1842. In French.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: LISZT, FRANZ Autographed letter signed ("F. Liszt"), two pages, on a bifolium, s.l., [June?] 8, 1842, in French. The French composer (1811-1886) writes to an unknown recipient. Contents illegible.

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(SCIENCE) Als from Lydia Sigourney and Thomas Huxley. With one other.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: (SCIENCE) Autographed letters signed by Lydia Sigourney and Thomas Huxley. With an autographed letter signed by F.B. Reed (unknown).

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WEBSTER, DANIEL. Autographed letter signed, one page, Washington, December 20, 1834.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: WEBSTER, DANIEL Autographed letter signed ("Danl. Webster"), one page, Washington, D.C., December 20, 1834. Webster (1782-1852) writes to an unknown recipient regarding $1,200 enclosed. Docketed on the verso. 10 x 8 inches.

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14K YG JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER BAZAAR CHAIRMAN PIN

by Elite Decorative Arts

May 9, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Boynton Beach, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: 14k yellow gold pin awarded from the Jewish Medical Center for the 'Bazaar Chairman'. Marked 'ERCo 14K' to verso. Measures approx. 1 3/4" length x 1 1/8" width (2.9cm). Total weight approx. 5.7dwt.

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Olaf C. Seltzer (1877-1957) Original Watercolor

by J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC

May 14, 2015, 11:00 AM PST

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $20,000

Description: Olaf C. Seltzer (1877-1957) Original Watercolor Olaf C. Seltzer is a listed and highly collected artist who portrayed the west on canvas as he saw it and lived it in Montana at the turn of the century. He was close friends with Charles M. Russell. This watercolor/gouache, entitled "Montana Trail Boss" has provenance written on the back "This O.C. Seltzer was purchased from the artist by general Nathan Twining who was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs... When General Twining died it was inherited by his son". The sight size is 15.25" x 10.25" and signed lower left. The frame is gold with a white linen liner, a gold fillet and the watercolor is under glass. The approximate dimensions of the frame are 24.25" x 19.25" x 1.75". The approximate weight is 13 lbs.

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(MAO ZEDONG) The May 7th Collection of Terms & Expressions. [Wuhan, Hubei Province], 1968. First and only printing.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: (MAO ZEDONG) The May 7th Collection of Terms & Expressions (Chinese-English). [Wuhan, Hubei Province:] Revolutionary Committee of the Foreign Languages Department for the Revolutionary Committee of Central China Normal University, 1968. 8vo, original red vinyl jacket lettered in silver gilt with illustration of the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge in silver to upper cover. First and only printing of this Cultural Revolution dictionary created for use as a tool and supplementary aid for studying the "Little Red Book," and used by high-ranking soldiers in dealing with foreign visitors and reporters to provide English translations for Mao's quotes, slogans, and poetry. The title was taken from a speech made by Chairman Mao on May 7, 1966, in which he declared that all intellectuals should be re-educated by the peasantry. Rubbing and light soiling to jacket with some marginal chipping; contemporary ink inscription to f.f.e.p.; light soiling to some leaves; hinges starting.

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A Patrick Kluivert signed orange Holland No.9 replica jersey,  signatur

by Graham Budd Auctions

May 19, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £250

Description: A Patrick Kluivert signed orange Holland No.9 replica jersey, signature in black marker pen, short-sleeved, the reverse lettered KLUIVERT

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