Tag Archives: Henry Clay

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Henry Clay solid gold medal, $346,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 1852 medal honoring U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay, struck by the U.S. Mint in nearly 30 ounces of gold, sold for $346,000 at an auction of memorabilia relating to Abraham Lincoln held Sept. 17 by Heritage Auctions (with Rail Splitter) in Dallas, […]

Gavels n' Paddles: 1844 political banner, $185,000, Heritage

Gavels n' Paddles: 1844 political banner, $185,000, Heritage

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A hand-painted double-sided jugate banner from the 1844 Presidential campaign of James Knox Polk sold for $185,000 at a sale of Part II of the Merrill C. Berman Collection of political memorabilia held June 2 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a political […]

Washington portrait flask $60,840, Norman C. Heckler

Washington portrait flask $60,840, Norman C. Heckler

Washington portrait flask $60,840, Norman C. Heckler Gavels ’n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A large and colorful portrait flask showing George Washington and a classical bust (possibly Henry Clay) sold for $60,840 in an Internet and catalog auction held by Norman C. Heckler & Co., based in Woodstock, […]