5 Press Releases

Tag: Franklin D. Roosevelt

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    Americana & Political Signature Auction

    During the annual meeting of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1946, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. accepted an award on behalf of his father. The former president was honored by the CIO for “the tireless service he gave to the toilers of this nation and the world.” Heritage Auctions’…

    William Henry Harrison- Copper Luster Mug
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    Printed & Manuscript Americana at Swann September 24

    “Unfinished Portrait” of Franklin D. Roosevelt Leads Sale Elizabeth Shoumatoff, “Unfinished Portrait” of Franklin D. Roosevelt, three watercolor studies, 1945. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. New York—Printed & Manuscript Americana is set to come across the block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, September 24. Covering a period of nearly five centuries and two continents, this…

    Printed & Manuscript Americana at Swann September 24
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    Stunning collection of historical letters, autographs & manuscripts going up for auction

    A Henry VIII rare document signed as King of England, dated 12 July 1514, to Sir Robert Dymoke, Treasurer of the town of Tournay (Tournai). In the document, 23-year-old Henry VIII orders Sir Robert Dymoke, the "King Champion" at his coronation, to make payment on behalf of England and the…

    Stunning collection of historical letters, autographs & manuscripts going up for auction
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    Books, Maps & Manuscripts

    Though best known as one of America’s greatest inventors, it should also be noted that Thomas Alva Edison was also one of America’s savviest businessmen. Both of Edison’s professions are on display in the upcoming Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction, offered by Freeman’s. There are many Edison-related items in the…

    Children's & Illustrated] [Sendak, Maurice], Group of Six Titles Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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    Prices Can Soar For Aviation Memorabila

    Earlier this month, we had a specialty auction on a Friday night that focused on aviation memorabilia. As expected for a niche auction like this, the crowds were smaller than our weekly Saturday auctions, and many bidders were registered online. I was fascinated with this collection from the moment it…