The sale contains rare and highly collectible items from multiple specialty categories -- 356 lots in all, beginning promptly at 10:30 am Eastern time. A presentation book signed by China's Mao Zedong is expected to soar to $200,000-$300,000.
The auction is being billed as the largest and most diverse in the company's history. The full catalog, showing all 351 lots, is up and online for bidding and viewing now, at the newly revamped University Archives website (UniversityArchives.com).
Items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob Dylan, the Apollo XI astronauts, Robert Hooke and many more of history's brightest luminaries will come up for bid in the online-only Rare Books, Manuscripts & Relics auction.
An online auction dedicated entirely to Kennedy memorabilia, entitled Collecting Camelot: John & Jackie Kennedy Family Auction, will be held Wednesday, June 10, by University Archives, at 10:30 am Eastern. The auction is up and online now.
Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to the classic rock song Like a Rolling Stone, a document signed by British physicist Sir Isaac Newton and discharge papers for a teenage soldier who lived to be 100 signed by George Washington are expected top lots.
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Part 1 of the Forbes Collection – items from the estate of Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990), the magazine publisher and discerning collector of Americana – and Part 2 of items from the estate of Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac will be offered.
Manual typewriters owned and used by Ernest Hemingway and Jack Kerouac, plus items relating to Tchaikovsky, Houdini and aviation, are just a few expected top lots in University Archives' next big online auction scheduled for Wednesday, February 26.
Eager bidders gave a tip of the top hat to Abraham Lincoln in University Archives' online auction held January 16th. Several historically significant lots pertaining to Honest Abe were offered in the sale, with two of them combining for $250,000.
The 283-lot online-only auction, starting at 10:30 Eastern time, is packed with unique relics, photos, autographs, books and ephemera, to include 55 of the 56 Declaration of Independence signers (all except Button Gwinnett).
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.
A first pressing of the 1963 album With the Beatles, signed by all four members of the group, a two-page letter written around 1895 by French artist Paul Gauguin and an Apollo 11 lunar color photo signed by all three astronauts are three top lots.
A letter handwritten and signed by George Washington, a Walt Disney twice-signed stock certificate, JFK's official schedule from the day of his assassination in 1963 and an Apollo 11 lunar landing photo signed by Neil Armstrong are a few top lots.
A letter typed in English and signed by Albert Einstein in which he talks about his theory of universal gravitation and a document signed in 1776 by John Hancock having to do with taxation without representation are just two expected top lots.
Collectors of early American history, science and technology and Civil War memorabilia will want to mark their calendars for Wednesday, May 15th, when those popular categories and many others will be featured in University Archives' next auction.
Anyone looking to start, add to or complete their collection of signers of the Declaration of Independence will have that opportunity in University Archives' next online-only auction, set for Wednesday, May 15th, starting at 10:30 am Eastern time.
Historically important letters handwritten and signed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, Confederate States President Jefferson Davis and legendary frontiersman Davy Crockett, plus a rare patent assignment document signed by Albert Einstein.
A signed copy of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first book, a newly discovered handwritten and signed letter by Alexander Hamilton, and a typewritten letter by J. Robert Oppenheimer regarding the development of the atomic bomb are a few top lots.
Bob Dylan's signed, handwritten lyrics to Like a Rolling Stone, items relating to the recently deceased former President George H.W. Bush, plus rare, collectible items pertaining to Washington, Lincoln and others will be sold January 23rd online.
A rare, 1785 hand-colored portrait engraving of George Washington, printed for and sold by the London publisher Carington Bowles (British, 1724-1793), will be a featured lot in University Archives' next online-only auction, slated for October 31st.