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Lot Photo Description
Lot 2001
Eisenhower, Dwight D., 7½" by 9½" black & white photo signed at top, dark bold signature but on dark portion of photograph.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2002
Hoover, Herbert, signed Time Magazine cover, bold, strong but barely legible signature at bottom.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2003
Hoover, Herbert, signed 1939 Time Magazine cover, strong complete signature at bottom.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2004
Jackson, Andrew, free frank and blue "Nashville Te. Sep 12" postmark on circa 1843 folded cover addressed Robert M. Burton Esq. Lebanon, Tennessee,
Some ink erosion in the "Free" portion of the frank and address which have been sensibly reinforced on the reverse, not affecting the signature,
Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 2005
Johnson, Lyndon & Hubert Humphrey, signed 9½" by 10" black & white photograph, bold full signatures.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2006
Nixon, Richard & Spiro Agnew, autographed Time Magazine cover, great cover of Agnew & Nixon holding up hands, Nixon signed above his image & Agnew below, both complete signatures but on dark portions of the cover.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2007
Pierce, Franklin, c. 1857 free frank, strong complete signature on cover with Walpole NH c.d.s. and straight line "Free", addressed to West Goshen NY, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600

Pierce was the 14th President of the United States (18531857), a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation. He alienated anti-slavery groups by championing and signing the Kansas-Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act; yet he failed to stem conflict between North and South, setting the stage for Southern secession and the American Civil War
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Realized $700.
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Lot 2008
Truman, Harry, autographed 1943 Time Magazine cover, strong complete signature, background somewhat disturbs.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2009
Truman, Harry, autographed 1943 Time Magazine cover, complete bold signature.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2010
Truman, Harry, autographed 1945 Time Magazine cover, strong & complete, a choice autograph.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2011
Truman, Harry, autographed 1945 Time Magazine cover, boldly signed at lower right, a gem.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2012
Truman, Harry, iconic 1948 photograph of a smiling Truman holding a newspaper with Dewey as winner, strong signature on newspaper.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2013
Truman, Harry, signed 1948 photograph holding newspaper, iconic image lightly signed at bottom.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2014
Truman, Harry, autographed 1949 Newsweek Magazine cover, signed on dark portion of cover, sentiment & autograph readable.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2015
Truman, Harry, autographed 1949 Time Magazine cover as "Man of the Year", bold complete ball point pen signature.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2016
Truman, Harry, autographed 1949 Time Magazine cover as "Man of the Year", strong complete signature.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2017
Truman, Harry, autographed 1950 Time Magazine cover, strong bold ball point pen signature.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2018
Truman, Harry, 1962, strong bold signature on his personal letterhead discussing signing a photograph.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2019
Truman, Harry, 1965, signed 7½" by 9½" black & white photograph, strong full autograph.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2020
Washington, George, book: 1800, A Funeral Oration, George Washington, 2nd Edition, Brooklyn, printed by Thomas Kirk, also Original Order of Proceedings for the Dedication of the Washington Monument, February 21, 1885 with January 14th 1884 Ceremonies for the completion of the monument (crease breaks paper at upper right away from design), 1854 & 1857 gentleman's fashion from French publication, lastly a George Walker Bush Inaugural invitation,
Edgewear, folds and some pencil writing,
lovely and interesting group.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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