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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Elvis Presley’s revolver, $195,500, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Elvis Presley’s revolver, $195,500, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Elvis Presley’s engraved, inlaid and carved Smith & Wesson Model 19-2 double-action revolver, which he gifted to then-Vice President Spiro Agnew, sold for $195,500 at a Premiere Firearms Auction held May 5-7 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, Presley’s Colt […]

The Best of Ed Welch: Time to Clean the Restrooms

The Best of Ed Welch: Time to Clean the Restrooms

The Best of Ed Welch: Time to Clean the Restrooms The Business of Doing  Business in Antiques by: Ed Welch John Lessard could not read or write. His checks had two signature lines.  The top line was printed John Lessard, his mark, followed by a space for John’s mark that look something like the letter […]