University Archives' Dec. 4th auction will feature many items signed by history's greatest figures
A letter written and signed by Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger, a letter handwritten by Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart regarding his saber attachment invention and an original life ring from the battleship U.S.S. Arizona are a few lots.
By: University Archives
The 263-lot online-only auction, starting promptly at 10:30 Eastern, is brimming with unique relics, autographs, photos and ephemera, delivered just in time for the holidays. Categories include Civil War, literary, militaria, presidential, music, entertainment and foreign. Bidders may consider lavishing their loved ones with historical items this Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
"This sale is particularly strong in Civil War history, literary and militaria," said John Reznikoff, president and owner of University Archives, adding, "Buyers will also find the high-quality and historically important items that routinely cross the auction block at University Archives, such as presidential, foreign, signers, music, sports, entertainment, early printed material and ephemera."
The catalog has already been posted online and bidding is available via LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com. Telephone and absentee bids will also be accepted. The auction is packed with an important selection of autographed documents, manuscripts, books and photos. Folks can visit the website and browse the catalog now at www.UniversityArchives.com.
University Archives was founded in 1979, as a division of University Stamp Company, by Mr. Reznikoff, who started collecting stamps and coins in 1968, while in the third grade. Industry-wide, Reznikoff is considered the leading authenticity expert for manuscripts and documents. He consults with law enforcement, dealers, auction houses and both major authentication companies.
For more information about University Archives and the Wednesday, December 4th online-only auction, please visit www.universityarchives.com. For phone bidding, please call 203-454-0111.