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Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Einstein’s telescope, $432,500, Christie’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Einstein’s telescope, $432,500, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Albert Einstein’s personally owned telescope, made in the late 19th century by the Paul Dorffel Company (Berlin), sold for $432,500 at a Books & Manuscripts Auction held Dec. 5

Ken’s Korner: Top Declaration signer: Button Gwinnett (who?)

Ken’s Korner: Top Declaration signer: Button Gwinnett (who?)

Ken’s Korner: Top Declaration signer: Button Gwinnett (who?) News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Quick, which signer of the Declaration of Independence is most valued by collectors? John Hancock? Benjamin Franklin? Thomas Jefferson?

Copy of Declaration, $10,620; Archives Int’l

Copy of Declaration, $10,620; Archives Int’l Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far A circa-1840s Peter Force copy of the Declaration of Independence sold for $10,620 at an auction held Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 23 by Archives