Tag Archives: George Washington

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Washington article, $173,000, Bonhams

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A newspaper printing of a journal that then 23-year-old George Washington kept and which was published in the March 1754 issue of The Maryland Gazette sold for $173,000 at

Rarities From U.S. Presidential History Headline Auctions at Bonhams New York

Caren Archive II: How History Unfolds on Paper on April 11 NEW YORK—Coinciding with the current U.S. Presidential election season, Bonhams New York announces Treasures from the Caren Archive II: How History Unfolds on Paper, a monumental auction on April

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1920s Arcade panel van, $21,240, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa-1929 Arcade ‘White’ delivery panel van with ‘Peerless’ ad sold for $21,240 at a Holiday Surprises event held Nov. 13-15 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a

Gavels n Paddles: Gilbert Stuart portrait, $40,625, Doyle New York

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A portrait of a gentleman by the renowned master portraitist Gilbert Stuart (Am., 1755-1828), possibly of Charles Lee of Virginia, who served as U.S. Attorney General under George Washington

Collecting Political Memorabilia

Collecting Political Memorabilia

by Raymond M. Farina Collecting memorabilia from America’s past political campaigns and elections can be traced to the first inauguration of George Washington and the several varieties of then expensively made clothing buttons produced to commemorate that memorable event on

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $11,090 (26 bids): Authentic 1786 George Washington-Signed Document. The majority of the rare autographed items we are listing tonight were found among a large collection of books hidden in the attic of a Massachusetts

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Durham Whiskey bottle, $13,440, American Bottle

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Durham Whiskey bottle, $13,440, American Bottle

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Durham Whiskey bottle, $13,440, American Bottle Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Durham Whiskey fifth bottle, made circa 1876-1882 and one of only about six known, sold for $13,440 at Auction

The Civil War Collector – July 2014

The Civil War Collector - July 2014

The Civil War Collector – July 2014 By John Sexton Q: I live in Syracuse, N.Y., and have these old Civil War invitations to military balls and receptions. I even have a pre-19th century check dated 1799 from the bank

1792 Washington bond, $265,500, Archives Int’l

1792 Washington bond, $265,500, Archives Int'l

1792 Washington bond, $265,500, Archives Int’l Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A historic U.S. federal bond, issued to and signed by then-President George Washington in 1792, the first year such bonds were

Portrait of Geo. Washington, $662,500, Heritage Auctions

Portrait of Geo. Washington, $662,500, Heritage Auctions

Portrait of Geo. Washington, $662,500, Heritage Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall Rembrandt Peale’s iconic portrait of U.S. President George Washington sold for $662,500 at an American Art Auction held May 10-11 by