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Mark Twain’s typewriter, $106,250, Heritage Auctions

Mark Twain’s typewriter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far

by Ken Hall

Mark Twain’s typewriter The Williams No. 6 typewriter that author Mark Twain purchased in 1906 and used until his death in 1910 sold for $106,250 at a Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction held February 22nd by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. Also, a pair of paintings that artist Colin Campbell Cooper created while onboard the RMS Carpathia during the rescue of Titanic survivors achieved $112,500; and a copy of LIFE Magazine from May 1965 signed by Martin Luther King, Jr. went for $93,750.