Auction Closes
October 17, 2018

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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 9/20/18

   
 

AUTOGRAPHS

 

 

469
(Entertainment)

(Entertainment) Peggy Ashcroft (1907-1991),

British Actress, sig on 3" x 3" card, winner of an Academy Award & a BAFTA award for "A Passage to India" and a BAFTA award for "Madame Sousatzka" as well as British Academy Television awards

$75

$16

470 CV
2152,

2152, 926 3 Motion Picture & 22 Korean War Veterans Combination Event cover,

VF, unaddr, sgnd by Gary Burghoff ("RADAR" of M*A*S*H) on the release of his video "THE VIDEO GUIDE TO/STAMP/Collecting". Has Artmaster cachet w/image of Burghoff in a poster stamp. Stamps tied to cvr w/special ccl from the 1988 National Postage Stamp Show & commemorating 25 years since the death of JFK. Condition of cover is pristine. Nice collateral item stamp collecting, personalities, JFK etc. topical collections

$50

$10

471
(Politics)

(Politics) Arthur Capper (1865-1951),

Gov. of Kansas 1915-19 & U.S. Senator 1919-49, Republican B&W 7" x 8" SPI in blue ink at btm

$30

$22

472
(Theater)

(Theater) Edwin Gilding Clarke (1873-1934),

British actor & opera performer, sig here on a 3 " x 5" handwritten letter to an admirer, dated 1927 from the Shakespeare Theatre in Liverpool, where he mentions sending a sgnd pic of himself in the role of the Cardinal in "The Jewess" and references his role as Buteux in Lecocq's "The Daughter of Madame Angot." Letter glued to cardboard for protection but w/cr at btm, slightly affecting signature

$50

$10

473
(Politics)

(Politics) John H. Clifford (1809-76),

Gov. of MA, ALS dated 1852 recommending John Hughes for a position, three pgs, sensible repair

$100

$20

474
(Author)

(Author) Irwin S. Cobb (1876-1944),

author of more than (60) books; humorist & columnist, typed 1924 "thank you" note on his letterhead, sm tr at top, o/w clean & nice w/lrg bold signature

$50

$10

475
(Religion)

(Religion) Willard Collins (1915-2007),

a Church of Christ evangelist, preached at revivals, VP & then President of Lipscomb University 1977-86. His sig is here on RW48 PNS, VF NH

$60

$12

476
(Music)

(Music) Richard Crooks (1900-72), opera & Dave Rubinoff (1897-1986), violinist, cut sigs on album pgs, useful

$40

$8

477
(Music)

(Music) Lorna Dallas,

Soprano singer & musicals, very popular songress, handwritten personalized 6-line note on 6x8 letterhead sheet

$30

$6

478
(Composer)

(Composer) Rudolf Friml (1879-1972),

composer of musicals, operettas, songs, etc. from 1900's-1940's. Here sgnd 8"x11" music sheet w/cpl of his most popular musical scores, "To Jack Fisher/in kind remembrance/Indian Love Call/(musical score)/Only a Rose/(musical score)/from Vagabond/King/(signature) Rudolf Friml." Cat($750)

$750

$250

479
(Entertainment)

(Entertainment) Marjorie Gordon (1893-1983),

English opera, stage & film actress 1915-1977. B&W 2x3 paper picture attached to 4x6 card sgnd "Best wishes from/"Valentine" at T and signature at btm. In the picture, she is dressed as the lead character "Valentine" from the opera "Valentine"

$30

$12

480
(Opera)

(Opera) Joan Hammond (1912-1996),

Australian opera soprano who toured all of the world's major opera houses from 1940's-60's, had one gold record, won (4) amateur gold championships in Australia 1929//1953, QEII honoured her as Dame Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (CGE). Recital Programme 7"x10" sgnd in blue

$100

$38

481
(Politics)

(Politics) Herbert W. Kalmbach (1921-), American Attorney & Banker, personal lawyer to Pres. Richard M. Nixon (1968-73),

also became part of the Watergate scandal by fundraising for the payoff money; and served 191 days in jail for his part. Signature on FDC of #1282 blk/4, cvr very clean w/pnb on reverse (Scott #).

$200

$40

482
(Entertainment)

(Entertainment) DeForest Kelley (1920-1999),

best known for his role as Dr. McCoy in the 1966//1991 Star Trek series & movies. Here, a typed 1972 letter, regretfully declining to attend a Sickle Cell Anemia fundraiser due to "a work commitment" & short notice, sgnd in blue ink, w/envelope and the requester's envelope

$25

$10

483
(Music)

(Music) Pee Wee King (1914-2000),

co-wrote "Tennessee Waltz", also known as Frank King, musician & songwriter, he helped modernize the sound & style of country music. He introduced electric instruments, drums & horns to the Grand Ole Opry. Elected to Country Music Hall of Fame 1977. His successes too long to list here, sig on RW48, F-VF NH

$100

$20

484
(Opera)

(Opera) Winifred Lawson (1892-1961),

English opera soprano 1920's-40's. Handwritten letter mentions "I'm glad you enjoyed the 'Pirates' - especially as it was the first time I'd played 'Mabel'!", apparently referring to "Pirates of Penzance"? Letter dated Jan. 13, 1928 from the Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool

$50

$20

485
(Entertainment)

(Entertainment) Sir John Mills (1908-2005),

English actor, sig on B&W 5x7 SPI, appeared in over (12) films from 1932-2005 spanning (9) decades, won an Oscar for "Ryan's Daughter"

$75

$16

486
(Music)

(Music) Jimmy C. Newman (1927-2014),

country music star on the Grand Ole Opry, autograph here on RW48, VF NH

$50

$10

487
(Music)

(Music) Jeanne Pruett (1937-),

Grand Ole Opry star, most famous song "Satin Sheets", most popular in the 70's and 80's, sig here on RW52, VF NH. In 1973 she won (3) CMA awards

$75

$16

488
(Sports)

(Sports) Jamie Reeves,

winner of the 1989 World's Strongest Man competition, who represented the United Kingdom. Personalized 1993 sig on 6"x4" advertisement from Fitness World in Sheffield. Also, reverse has a short note w/his signature

$40

$8

489
(Governor)

(Governor) Ann Richards (1933-2006),

Gov. of Texas 1991-1995. Signature in blue ink on 1993 TX state duck stamps (TX13) bklt pane/10 w/tab

$150

$30

490
(Opera)

(Opera) Eileen Sharp (1900-1958),

English opera soprano 1920's-30's & radio dramas 1930's. Cut signature 3"x3" dated 1926

$30

$10

491
Sports

Sports Autographs (10) on a Physical Fitness FDC,

mostly professional football players, inclg Roger Staubach & Mike Gaechter of the Dallas Cowboys; Earl Thomas & Gregg Bingham of the Houston Oilers; Mike Barber of the Los Angeles Rams; Lee Roy Caffey of the San Diego Chargers; Don Talbert of the New Orleans Saints; Elmo Wright of the Kansas City Chiefs; Carson Conrad; and another. Carson was the Executive Director of the President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports 1969-1984. The FDC also contains a "Participant's Roster", listing (186) participants & sponsors of "The National Fitness Classic" held May 13-15, 1983 at "The Houstonian Hotel & Club"

$250

$50

492
(Cabinet)

(Cabinet) Claude A. Swanson (1862-39),

Sec. of the Navy under FDR, cut sig

$20

$4

493
(President)

(President) Harry S. Truman (1884-1972),

sig on letter appointing Mr. Langley Coffey, to an emergency board to investigate the dispute between Braniff Airways and The Brotherhood of Railway & Steamship Clerks. The letter is w/White House letterhead, somewhat tnd, w/(3) paragraphs, in an old wooden frame dated July 15, 1950, w/green matte

$850

$90

494
(Civil

(Civil Rights) Booker T. Washington (1856-1915),

Civil Rights activist, author, educator, orator & first principal of the Tuskegee Institute; sig here cut from btm of letter on ruled paper, showing secretarial writing & Booker's sig. Very light file fold thru first "n" of "Washington" does not detract

$350

$70

495 -
1193var

1193var 4 PROJECT MERCURY, BLKS/4, ALL SIGNED BY EACH ASTRONAUT, RARITY,

all now deceased; 1) The first block sgnd by Alan Shepard, Pilot of Freedom 7, sub orbital flight 5/5/61, deceased 7/21/09, 2) The second block sgnd by Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Pilot Liberty Bell sub-Orbital flight 7/21/61, deceased 1/27/67, 3) The third block sgnd by John H. Glenn, Jr., Pilot Friendship 7/22/62, deceased 12-8-16, 4) The fourth block sgnd by M. Scott Carpenter, Pilot Aurora 7 Orbital Flight 5/24/62, deceased 10/10/13, 5) The fifth block sgnd by Walter H. Schirra, Pilot Sigma 7 Orbital flight 10/3/62, deceased 5/03/07, 6) The sixth block sgnd by L. Gordon Cooper, Pilot Faith 7 Orbital Flight 5/15-16/62, deceased 10/4/04, 7) The seventh block sgnd by Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, member of the seven original Mercury astronauts, who did not fly until Apollo-Soyez, July 1976, deceased 7/13/93.

$3750

$3,200