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UPLAND, CA, United States
DoneSat, Oct 24, 2009 1:00 PM GMT

Auction XXXVII - Autographs & Memorabilia

Signature House presents over 1,100 lots closing in two sessions. We offer a diverse selection of vintage to contemporary historical autographs, documents, manuscripts, images and related collectibles to fit budgets large or small. A pioneer in offering more purchasing power to our clients through our discount programs, we feature lots in the most desirable categories including Judeo-Christian, Colonial, Americana, War Between the States, World Military, Heads of State & Royalty, Jurists, Cabinet Members and other Political notables, Science & Technology, American Presidents, plus Artists, Illustrators & Animated Art, Composers & Classical Performers, Literature, Celebrities, Entertainment and Sports.

From antiquities to contemporary, highlights include Egyptian Ushabti, Incunabula, documents signed by Ferdinand and Isabella and other Royalty, handwritten letters by Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as well as Vice President Thomas Jefferson, a Free Frank penned by John Adams plus autographs and collectibles from most American Presidents, including a brief case owned and used by Franklin Roosevelt. A Revolutionary War document signed by John Hancock leads Colonial. Also offered are Americana advertising, White House relics, campaign memorabilia and a rare early 48-star banner flag. Civil War generals to WW II autographs and collectibles features a most exciting 1858 Remington revolver owned by famed General and Indian fighter George Armstrong Custer with provenance. Two signed stone lithographs by Emil Ganso and a lovely first edition display of Lady and The Tramp signed by Walt Disney are also offered. A First Printing of "Across The River and Into The Trees" signed by Ernest Hemingway and a rare signature of poet Thomas Gray highlight our literary category, as well as a 1793 edition of the Works of Benjamin Franklin. Two uncommon checks signed by Greta Garbo are to be found in Entertainment. Much more in all fields of autograph collecting.