Tag Archives: JFK

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tim Brown Heisman Trophy, $435,762, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tim Brown Heisman Trophy, $435,762, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Wide receiver Tim Brown’s original 1987 Heisman Trophy sold for $435,762 in a Holiday Auction held December 8th by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, a near set (25 of 30) of 1910 E98 baseball cards, plus nine additional variation cards, brought $171,850; […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: JFK’s Harvard sweater, $34,140, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: JFK’s Harvard sweater, $34,140, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall John F. Kennedy’s sweater from his days as a student at Harvard University sold for $34,140 in an online Fine Autographs & Artifacts Auction that ran from Oct. 19-Nov. 7 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, JFK’s handwritten notes on Vietnam brought […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marilyn Monroe dress, $4.81 million, Julien’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Marilyn Monroe’s iconic, form-fitting “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress from JFK’s birthday celebration at Madison Square Garden in New York City sold for $4.81 million at a sale of the late actress’s personal and career items, held Nov. 17-19 by Julien’s Auctions in Los […]

JFK’s racing boat, Flash II, will be sold at auction on May 18, 2015

The Star Class Sailboat that President Kennedy, along with his brother Joseph, owned, raced and won with between 1934 and 1940, crosses the block at Heritage Auctions in Dallas; opening bid of $100,000 DALLAS – The Star Class Sailboat, Flash II, owned and raced by John F. Kennedy between 1934 and 1940, is getting ready to […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: JFK and Jackie photos, $32,500, RR Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: JFK and Jackie photos, $32,500, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A photographic proof booklet containing 27 previously unreleased images of John and Jacqueline Kennedy, taken by Washington Post heiress Katharine Graham at Bunny Mellon’s Cape Cod beach shack in August 1961, sold for $32,500 at an auction held Feb. 19 by RR Auction in […]

Whats Selling on eBay: March 2015

Deborah Abernethy

By Deborah Abernethy  $2,550 (150 bids): John F. Kennedy Antique Painted Armoire. John F. Kennedy antique painted Swiss armoire having an architectural molded cornice with canted front corners above a frieze centered by the painted date “1853”, the lower cabinet of conforming shape, centered by a full paneled cupboard door opening to a fitted interior. […]

How Are These Famous People Related?

How Are These Famous People Related?

How Are These Famous People Related? by Mike McLeod What do Napoleon Bonaparte and Charlie Chaplin have in common? How about Marilyn Monroe, Winston Churchill, John Lennon, and the Rolling Stones? Think about it for a moment. What could all these famous people from history, the movies, and music have in common? They weren’t born […]

Ken’s Korner: Oswald Texas home to become a museum

Ken’s Korner: Oswald Texas home to become a museum

Ken’s Korner: Oswald Texas home to become a museum News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall The city of Irving, Texas, is restoring the home that Lee Harvey Oswald slept in the night before he assassinated President Kennedy in 1963. The plan is to turn the house into a […]