BOSTON — RR Auction‘s inaugural PSA Encapsulated Auction, which took place on September 22, realized a total of $823,819. The sale brought nearly 700 plastic-encased items to the auction block, ranging from straightforward signatures to iconic photographs to content-rich letters and documents. Every item in the sale was encapsulated by PSA, the largest third-party authentication company in the world.
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WILTON, Conn. – Five items pertaining to Albert Einstein (two typed letters, a handwritten letter, an awards program and a humorous card, all hand-signed); a CD jacket autographed by all three members of Nirvana; and an author-signed first edition copy of The Babe Ruth Story are just a few of the expected highlights in University Archives’ next online-only auction, slated for Wednesday, May 4. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries will hold an auction of Americana, Travel, Natural History and Maps on February 24. The sale comprises nearly 550 lots of books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and ephemeral materials, providing an overview of the history, culture and societal development of the United States and the world at large. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries announced it will hold an auction of Art, Illustration & Dr. Seuss – British Prime Ministers – Antiquarian Books on November 4. The sale features more than 250 lots featuring works of art and photography, fine press, finely bound books, with scarce and antiquarian books. Highlights include a collection of works by Sandow Birk, a midcentury artist’s book featuring work by Joan Mitchell, bindings by Donald Glaister, signed photography books by Ansel Adams, and a film magazine on Casablanca from American-occupied postwar Japan. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — On May 20, Freeman’s presents a Books and Manuscripts auction beginning at noon Eastern time. The 131-lot auction will showcase a number of historically and culturally significant books, posters, prints, and letters, including an annotated draft of a missive from President John F. Kennedy to former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; a selection of important World War II posters; many first and limited editions from such prominent authors as Henry David Thoreau, Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, and T.S. Eliot; as well as significant scientific and medical texts. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.