Tag Archives: RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A collection of 30 original glossy photos, many unpublished, vividly documenting the fatal car crash site of Hollywood actor James Dean in 1955 sold for $22,498 in an online auction held Aug. 8-15 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, a copy of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Led Zeppelin signed album, $32,156, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Led Zeppelin signed album, $32,156, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album signed by each of the rock band’s four members sold for $32,156 in an online auction held March 15-April 10 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, a Paul McCartney signed Hofner bass guitar went for $26,487; an […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics torch sold for $231,000 in an online auction that ran from Jan. 10-17 by RR Auction, based in Boston. Also, a Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics torch knocked down for $38,246; a Rio 2016 gold winner’s medal, possibly the […]

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: Bob Dylan signed letter, $29,645, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bob Dylan signed letter, $29,645, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A letter handwritten by singer-musician Bob Dylan to Debbie Green Andersen, an old Greenwich Village friend, postmarked July 26, 1975, sold for $29,645 in an online auction that ran from July 12-19 by RR Auction, based in Amherst, N.H. Also, a first pressing of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nirvana signed photo, $14,323, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nirvana signed photo, $14,323, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An oversized color glossy photo of the grunge rock group Nirvana, signed by the late frontman Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl, sold for $14,323 in an online auction held May 10-18 by RR Auction (www.rrauction.com). Also, a copy of the […]

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: Lifetime space collection, $678,983, RR Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Lifetime space collection, $678,983, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall The lifetime space collection of Leon Ford sold for a combined $678,983 in an auction held live (June 25, in Cambridge, Mass.) and online (June 18-24) by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Over 100 items were in the collection, including Charles Conrad’s Apollo […]

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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A three-page letter handwritten by Titanic survivor Lady Duff-Gordon, dated May 27, 1912, penned on her personal stationery and signed “Lucy Duff Gordon,” sold for $11,875 at an auction held Jan. 22 by RR Auction, based […]