Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Beatles Promo Card

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A promo card dating from October/November 1962 very boldly signed on verso by all four. It pictures The Beatles aboard “The Salvor”. This was one of a number of photos of the group taken at various venues in Liverpool. Light…

Schindler’s List

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This exceedingly rare original Schindler’s List is the only one to ever be on the market. It emanates from the family of Itzhak Stern, Schindler’s accountant and right hand man (played in the movie by Ben Kingsley). The provenance is…

Elvis Presely’s Gun

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Elvis A. Presley purchased the above pistol (Serial No.688344) Nov. 6, 1970 from Kerr’s Sporting Goods in Beverly Hills, Calif. The pistol has leaf and scroll engraving outlined by sweeping borders of inlaid gold and silver with carved ivory handles…

Louis Armstrong Signed Photo

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Louis Armstrong- An extremely early quarto Signed Photo depicting Armstrong sitting in a chair, trumpet in lap, looking directly into camera by Ava Studios in London. Inscribed” My best wishes/ To Nell Clarke/ From / Louis Armstrong/ 14/9/33. The earliest…

Booker T. Washington

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A remarkable TLS,1 page, small quarto, February 21, 1910, to a Mr. Vick. “For some months now, I have been trying to assist the Trustees in clearing of the indebtedness of the property owned by the late Frederick Douglass located…

Birth of the Republican Party in California

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The Territory of California, ceded to the United States by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, adopted a Constitution which was ratified on November 1849. It outlawed slavery and, as a result, Federal recognition of California’s status was blocked…