Found 27 articles matching Letters & Manuscript Material (Handwritten) category.
  • Nov 15 2013
  • 15 Nov 2013

Upcoming Legends Auction Retells the Story of JFK and Camelot One item at a Time

With the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy later this month, several high-level auctions of personal, campaign and presidential items associated […]

  • Nov 11 2013
  • 11 Nov 2013

Baseball Hall-of-Famers Mazeroski, Musial Auctions each Realize $1 Million-Plus

Baseball collectibles auctions always generate interest, but this last weekend, two auctions in particular were the focus of the sports memorabilia world as items belonging […]

  • Oct 23 2013
  • 23 Oct 2013

Oswald, Pollock, Houdini Featured in October Sale

LYNBROOK, N.Y. — A handwritten letter by JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, a copy of “LIFE Magazine” from 1949 signed by artist Jackson Pollock and […]

  • Jul 18 2013
  • 18 Jul 2013

Collecting Outlaws: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Recently, gangsters were in the news in many ways. Jimmy Hoffa was “unearthed”—or wasn’t—again. Respected actor James Gandolfini, who portrayed mob boss Tony Soprano, died. […]

  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

Collecting JFK: Reviewing the Dave Powers Kennedy Presidential Auction

As WorthPoint’s Worthologist for presidential, political and White House memorabilia, one of my first articles, written more than five years ago, concerned the collectibles of […]

  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

Two Historic Lots Relating to Gen. George Armstrong Custer to Cross the Block

FAIRFIELD, Maine — Two lots related to Gen. George A. Custer and featuring historically important and museum quality materials, including wartime documents, letters, photographs, medals […]

  • Feb 12 2013
  • 12 Feb 2013

Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales

LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The […]

  • Feb 27 2009
  • 27 Feb 2009

The Scandal of Clipped Autograph Cards

P.T. Barnum was dead on correct with the famous phrase “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Although this saying can be applied to almost any […]

  • Feb 20 2009
  • 20 Feb 2009

Lincoln Victory Speech Nets $3.5 Million

Although we are in a recession, the combination of passion, with money, of course, drives the market. In the autograph industry, we’ve seen a stabilization […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Preserving precious letters from the past

How do I protect a collection of poignant World War II letters from my father? First, copy them. Until recently, I always suggested photocopying. Today, […]