A quick update on last week's sales first: at Lyon & Turnbull, that album of early photographs of India sold for £40,000 (over the estimate of £5,000-8,000). At Swann Galleries, an 1873

This week's big auction day is Wednesday, Valentine's Day, which sees a quartet of sales:

                                                                                                                                                       - At Dominic Winter Auctioneers in Cirencester, Unreserved Printed Books including books from

Dallas, TX -- The only inaugural button referring to George Washington as the “Father of His Country" (perhaps the earliest instance of the use of the phrase) will open for bidding at $20,000 when Heritage Auctions presents

1480.jpgYORK, PA - Hake’s Americana will conclude its stellar 50th year with a Nov. 14-16 auction of

DALLAS, Texas - The landmark political memorabilia collection of David and Janice Frent - widely regarded as the largest and most comprehensive collection of its kind ever assembled - will debut Oct. 21 at Heritage Auctions. This is the first of eight auctions dedicated to the collection with items spanning everything from

BOSTON, MA (May 19, 2017) — John F. Kennedy's Senate ID Card sold for $20,000 according to Boston-based RR Auction.

The one-of-a-kind historically significant official US Senate personal identification card issued to John F. Kennedy, featured an image of the young senator, neatly signed in full in fountain pen, "John F. Kennedy."

Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from

3374120_2 copy.jpgBOSTON, MA - In commemoration of JFK’s 100th birthday on May 29,

DALLAS — Frenzied bidding drove the return on a Hand-Carved American Tobacconist Cigar Store Indian to $150,000 to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’

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