Tag Archives: Politics

Gavels 'n' Paddles: First edition, The Federalist, $223,500, PBA Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: First edition, The Federalist, $223,500, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare first edition copy of The Federalist (1788), one of only 500 printed and considered the most important book in the political history of the U.S., sold for $223,500 at an auction held May 31st by PBA Galleries in San Francisco. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1955 painting done by JFK, $162,500, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1955 painting done by JFK, $162,500, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A painting completed in 1955 by John F. Kennedy consigned by Kennedy family heirs sold for $162,500 at an Americana & Political Auction held December 2nd by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a cigar store Indian tobacconist figure signed by artist Julius Theodore […]

Museum Highlights: May 2016

Museum Highlights: May 2016

American Sound and Beauty – The Country Music Hall of Fame Nashville, TN The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville is currently running the exhibit American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman Gretsch Collection, which ends July 10th. Featuring seventy-five vintage guitars from the early 1930s to the early 1980s, this show offers […]

Publisher's Corner: November 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Welcome to the Month of November Every November we go to the polls to exercise our constitutional right to affirm, adjust, or repeal the people, parties, and ideals that define our democracy and protect our individual rights. For collectors of political and presidential memorabilia, the history of our democracy can be found in everything from […]