12 Press Releases

Tag: Thomas Jefferson

  • Auction Industry

    “The Last Car to Safely Transport President Kennedy” Comes to Auction

    The 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy left an indelible mark on American culture and history. Within days of his death, his assassin was dead, the United States had a new president, and the conspiracy theories had begun. A relic from the morning of Kennedy’s death highlights Bonhams’ upcoming…

    The Last Car to Safely Transport President Kennedy Comes to Auction1
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    1819 Copy of Declaration of Independence Leads Heritage’s $1.1 Million-plus Americana Auction

    Clyde Barrow’s tackle box, FDR wheelchair among treasures to soar past estimates Declaration of Independence: John Binns Version Published in 1819. DALLAS, Texas (September 18, 2020) – A copy of the Declaration of Independence that was published by The Democratic Press publisher John Binns and a daguerreotype of one of the partners whose…

    1819 Copy of Declaration of Independence Leads Heritages $1.1 Million-plus Americana Auction
  • Auction Industry

    CEO's historic $10 million silver dollar in Vegas auction

    Believed by experts to be the first silver dollar ever made by U.S. Mint in 1794. LAS VEGAS, NV.- A Las Vegas, Nevada resident who owns the most valuable rare coin ever purchased at auction now is selling his prized possession, a superb condition silver dollar made in 1794 and believed…

    CEOs historic $10 million silver dollar in Vegas auction
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Bob R. Simpson Part I Auction Announced For September 17, 2020

    Heritage Auctions to offer significant selections from one of the greatest-ever coin collections into 2021 DALLAS, Texas (July 30, 2020) – Bob Simpson, the Texas energy executive and philanthropist, is as legendary in numismatic circles as the momentous United States coins he collects. And in coming months, Dallas-based Heritage Auctions will offer…

    Bob R. Simpson Part I Auction Announced For September 17 2020-2
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    Firearms, Militaria, & Ephemera

    18th-century powder horns served as both utilitarian items and canvases for art and political dissent. One of the leading American powder horn carvers of the time was Jacob Gay, a craftsman who signed many of his pieces with his initials. A powder horn from 1758 attributed to Gay will be…

    William M. Boss Tweed, signed portrait
  • Auction Industry

    Holabird's massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Americana Extravaganza Auction will be held June 25th-28th and July 10th-12th

    The sale is spread over two separate weekends, two weeks apart, live and online. It features important collections of Americana – more than 4,800 lots in all. 1876 photo of the Wild West town of Deadwood (S.D.), framed under glass (est. $800-$1,200). A Summer 2020 Extravaganza Auction so massive it…

    Holabird's massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Americana Extravaganza Auction will be held June 25th-28th and July 10th-12th-FI
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    Premier Auctions

    The upcoming Premier Auctions sale, presented by Brunk Auctions, will highlight both 20th-century and contemporary artists, including Ivan Fedorovich Choultsé, Benjamin Cañas, and Harry Humphrey Moore. Choultsé was a landscape painter fascinated by the snowy scenes near St. Moritz. Court painter to Czar Nicholas II, Choultsé was appreciated for his…

    Charles Towne
  • Auction Industry

    Items signed by Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Ruth And Gehrig Are In Iconic Auctions' Online Sale

    Kobe Bryant signed and inscribed 1992 middle school yearbook with a reference to the Los Angeles Lakers, the team he would play for just four years later (minimum bid: $2,500). SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A Kobe Bryant signed and inscribed 1992 middle school yearbook with a reference to the Los Angeles…

    Kobe Bryant signed and inscribed 1992 middle school yearbook with a reference to the Los Angeles Lakers,
  • Auction Industry

    Presidential Memorabilia Featuring White House China Collection Of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Up For Auction

    Thomas Jefferson White House China Serving Plate. Estimate: $30,000. BOSTON, MASS.-RR Auction is honored to revisit the internationally renowned collection of the late Raleigh DeGeer Amyx, a well-known historian, author, and recognized collector of rare relics and White House porcelain. This sale features more than 30 items from his collection, highlighted…

    Thomas Jefferson White House China Serving Plate. Estimate: $30,000.
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    Rare Books, Antique Maps and Americana

    Quinn's Auction Galleries  will offer a selection of rare books, vintage maps, and Americana in their upcoming auction. Representing Presidential and American history is an 1864 document signed by Abraham Lincoln. It confirms the military appointment of Elliot Loues. Among the available books, a key lot is Dorothy Lamour’s Life…

    Marshall, Life of Washington w-Atlas. 1804-7
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    The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer part II

    Part II of The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer Auction, offered by Freeman’s Auction, is anchored by a variety of books and rare letters from the like of Charles Darwin, Ernest Hemmingway, and John Locke. Of the many valuable lots is a framed letter by Thomas Jefferson “To the inhabitants of…

    Freeman’s Auction
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    2016, Press Feature, Aaron Burr Desk, Name This Famous Antique, Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine

    "Aaron Burr desk" magazine feature. Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine“Aaron Burr Desk: Answer to Name This Famous Antique Game — January 2016”By Mike McLeodJanuary 2016 For its monthly feature “The Name This Famous Antique Game,” Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine featured an example of a cleverly designed Victorian metamorphic table from the George…

    Press Feature, Aaron Burr Desk, Name This Famous Antique, Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine