First Edition Hemingway & Warhol Drawing Among Items in Philip Weiss Auction on Proxibid

Omaha, Neb.—July 21, 2014—Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, will provide online bidding for Philip Weiss Auctions’ Books, Military, Ocean Liner, Historical & More auction on Wed., July 23 at 1 p.m Eastern. This live auction boasts more than 700 lots including a chessboard made from wreck wood from the Titanic and a pen drawing by Andy Warhol. Bidders will have the opportunity to bid onsite at the auction in Lynbrook, N.Y., or online via Proxibid. Online bidding in this auction is already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/weissauctions.  

This historical sale features a diverse assortment of art, memorabilia, books and more.

Online buyers will not want to miss their chance at these important items:

  • Lot 2369: Signed Andy Warhol Pen and Ink Soup Can - This drawing was done for the consignor on the back of a New Jersey Highway Authority Garden State Parkway receipt.
  • Lot 2671: World War II Tank Helmet - The back of this helmet is painted with a listing of everywhere the solider who owned it went, from Pearl Harbor to Iwo-Jima.
  • Lot 2373: “The Old Man and the Sea” signed by Ernest Hemingway—This is a 1st edition print of Hemingway’s classic tale. 

“This auction has everything collectors dream of, from those looking for iconic, rare artwork all the way to people seeking masterfully preserved military artifacts,” Phil Weiss, owner of Philip Weiss Auctions, said. “There truly is something for everyone in this sale.”

For more information about this auction, to view the auction catalog or to place a bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/weissauctions.

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