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197-page book manuscript handwritten entirely by Israeli military commander and statesman Moshe Dayan, for his subsequent book Vietnam Diary, est. $60,000-$80,000

Moshe Dayan manuscript could triumph at University Archives, March 30

197-page book manuscript handwritten entirely by Israeli military commander and statesman Moshe Dayan, for his subsequent book Vietnam Diary, est. $60,000-$80,000

197-page manuscript handwritten entirely by Israeli military commander and statesman Moshe Dayan for his subsequent book Vietnam Diary, est. $60,000-$80,000

WILTON, Conn. – A 197-page book manuscript written entirely in the hand of Israeli military commander and statesman Moshe Dayan, two items pertaining to Albert Einstein (a photograph and a manuscript), and a document boldly signed by John Adams in 1801 are just a few of the expected highlights in University Archives’ online-only Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Photographs & Books auction planned for Wednesday, March 30, starting at 10:30 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Marvel Comics’ Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962), featuring the origin and first appearance of Spider-Man, graded CGC 1.0, $25,000

Even CGC low-graded Spider-Man comics triumphed at Bruneau

Marvel Comics’ Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962), featuring the origin and first appearance of Spider-Man, graded CGC 1.0, $25,000

Marvel Comics’ Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962), featuring the origin and first appearance of Spider-Man, graded CGC 1.0, $25,000

CRANSTON, R.I. – Vintage Spider-Man comic books – even ones in poor condition – can still bring dizzying prices at auction, as was proven in Bruneau & Co.’s Comic, TCG, Toy & Sports Auction held December 11. Two early 1960s comics featuring Spidey – one graded CGC 1.0 and the other CGC 2.0 – brought a combined $36,562.

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Circa-1933 photo of Lou Gehrig, signed by him, and with Babe Ruth visible in the background, estimated at $3,000-$4,000

Rare 1933 Lou Gehrig photo heads University Archives June 30 sale

Circa-1933 photo of Lou Gehrig, signed by him, and with Babe Ruth visible in the background, estimated at $3,000-$4,000

Circa-1933 signed photo of Lou Gehrig, with Babe Ruth visible in the background, estimated at $3,000-$4,000

WILTON, Conn. – A letter handwritten and signed by Albert Einstein to President Herbert Hoover in 1929; a one-page letter penned and signed by future President George Washington in 1783; and a charming photograph of baseball legend Lou Gehrig posing with a young boy, signed, with Babe Ruth in the background, are just a few of the rare autographs, manuscripts, books and photos in University Archives’ online-only auction slated for June 30, starting at 10:30 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Lou Gehrig-signed ball, coin-ops, political buttons lead Fine Estates auction March 21

Lou Gehrig six-signature baseball, circa 1934-1939, estimate $8,000-$10,000. Image courtesy Fine Estate, Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.com

Lou Gehrig six-signature baseball, circa 1934-1939, estimate $8,000-$10,000. Image courtesy Fine Estate, Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.com

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – An extraordinary baseball signed six times by New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig – believed to be the only one in existence – leads an auction packed with rare Americana offered by Fine Estates, Inc. March 21. Online bidding is offered through LiveAuctioneers.com. Read more