Tag Archives: Manuscript

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gershwin manuscript, $27,500, Leslie Hindman

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gershwin manuscript, $27,500, Leslie Hindman

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A George Gershwin autographed musical manuscript, signed twice to Hyman Sandow, dated Aug. 17, 1928, sold for $27,500 at a Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction held May 1st by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, Conradus de Halberstadt’s Concordantiae bibliorum went for $27,500; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Houdini scrapbook, $66,000, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Houdini scrapbook, $66,000, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A mostly 1922-1925-era, two-volume spiritualism scrapbook signed, kept and annotated by Harry Houdini sold for $66,000 at a Magic Memorabilia Auction held April 28th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill. Also, Houdini manuscripts and an archive chronicling Elliot Sanford’s year with the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Federal tall case clock, $3,960, EstateofMind

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Federal tall case clock, $3,960, EstateofMind

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Squire Lee Federal tall case clock chimed on time for $3,960 at a Manuscript, Fine Art & Americana Auction held December 2nd by EstateofMind Auctioneer in Middletown, N.Y. Also, a manuscript offering of Preston surveys (including two Stockport maps with section, block and […]

Gavels n Paddles: Kennedy manuscript, $200,000, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A manuscript hand-written around 1959 by then-Senator John F. Kennedy, announcing his intention to run for President of the United States, undated, drafted in pencil with numerous strike-throughs on Palm Beach, Fla., letterhead, sold for $200,000 in an online auction held Sept. 28 by […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A fine illuminated manuscript of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s The Blessed Damozel from the calligraphic master Albert Sangorski sold for $30,000 at an auction of Fine Books From the Library of Dr. Elmer Belt (1893-1980), the renowned surgeon and […]