Also going under the hammer are:
* an archive of letters addressed to the mother of Harold Marney, a lost crew member of the PT-109 torpedo boat commanded by JFK which was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer in 1943. This collection includes a Purple Heart medal, photographs, and family documents, documenting 18 years of correspondence between John F. Kennedy and Harold's mother.
* an original window from the Texas School Book Depository, the building from which the shots were fired on November 22, 1963, leading to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
* Lee Harvey Oswald's first gun, an antique Iver Johnson First Model Safety Automatic Hammerless Top Break revolver
* a substantial section of the picket fence from the 'grassy knoll' at Dealey Plaza, from the collection of Kennedy assassination researcher Larry Howard, the President of the JFK Assassination Information Center in Dallas
The auction also showcases an array of signed JFK photographs from various eras, plus a complete set of American Statesman books with rare tipped-in autographs of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and other prominent figures. Other lots feature letters by Martin Luther King, Jr., Albert Einstein, and Charles Darwin.