Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
UPLAND, CA, United States
DoneSun, Apr 29, 2007 1:00 PM GMT
Auction XXXII - Autographs & Memorabilia
Signature House welcomes you to our 32nd offering featuring over 1000 lots including vintage and contemporary historical autographs, documents, manuscripts and related collectibles. Closing in two Live sessions, collectors may choose from a choice selection of Medieval artifacts to colonial and religious artifacts and personalities, including Signers of the Declaration of Independence. Foreign heads of state to autographs of American Presidents include the second and third most rare autographs as President, plus Washington, Adams and Jefferson with a rare copy of his only book-length work, Notes on Virginia, a very rare Lincoln signed check, and Reagan's letter to the American people informing them of his Alzheimer's diagnosis. We have several Wild West notables including the highly sought Jesse and Frank James autographs plus members of the 7th Cavalry. Also important authors including an early F. Scott Fitzgerald, plus Fine Arts notables such as Picasso and noted composers, important scientists, vintage to contemporary entertainment. Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig top the list in sports plus a rare signature of Sonny Liston with Joe Louis. A truly exciting Military offering includes Napoleon, an ALS by American Civil War Confederate General George Pickett, several rare World War I German aces including von Richthofen, and political personalities featuring a handwritten letter by Trotsky plus WW II leaders including a marvelous Douglas MacArthur letter with prescient military content and Churchill. Besides aviation pioneers Lindbergh and Earhart, we also have an Apollo 11 crew photo signed by all three astronauts. These are but a few of the many lots available to please discriminating collectors.