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Vol.3,Iss.5:Father's Day Finds


Father's Day Finds

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. We have highlighted some of our new acquisitions from famous fathers, fathers of our country, and a few interesting items sprinkled in. Perhaps a little treat for yourself, or a special father in your life.

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Name Dwight D. Eisenhower ID# 55128
Headline Beautifully framed and presented archive of Dwight D. Eisenhower - a rare signed D-Day Order of the Day, an engraved Parker pen, his own, presented to his trusty World War II and post-war secretary. Also included is a lock of the President's hair!  
Date Various Price
Place Various $9,500.00

Name Muhammad Ali ID# 55134
Headline Muhammad Ali’s first contract heralding “a 15 round boxing contest against Joe Frazier for the World Heavyweight Championship,” to be held in Las Vegas in 1970 – signed as “Cassius Clay,” the way it appeared on his then-revoked boxing licenses  
Date October 14, 1969 Price
Place New York, NY $20,000.00

Name George W. Bush ID# 55060
Headline A Donna Karan silk tie from George W. Bush’s “personal wardrobe,” signed by him, accompanied by a letter of authenticity also signed by Texas Governor Bush.  
Date January 2, 1997 Price
Place Austin, Texas $7,500.00



Name Baseball ID# 55119
Headline Baseball’s “Shot Heard ‘Round the World”  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $200.00


Name John Gotti ID# 55088
Headline From prison, Gotti writes to the daughter of mobster George DeCicco, longtime Capo in the Gambino crime family – includes signed envelope!  
Date [November 19, 1999] Price
Place [Marion, Illinois] $2,000.00


Name World War I
ID# 55053
Headline Commando fighting knuckle knife used in hand-to-hand combat in the trenches in World War I.  
Date 1917 Price
Place [Europe] $1,500.00

Name Harry S. Truman ID# 55096
Headline Signed Harry Truman 22-word handwritten inscription on his 79th birthday dinner program honoring his role in the ratification of the United Nations Charter – presented to his longtime friend and Secretary of the Treasury, John W. Snyder.  
Date May 8, 1963 Price
Place [Kansas City, Missouri] $1,400.00

Name Grateful Dead ID# 55103
Headline Guitar signed by Bob Weir, Mickey Hart & Phil Lesh of Grateful Dead fame  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $1,200.00



Name [Napoleon Bonaparte] ID# 55066
Headline A fine collection of Thanksgiving Prayer pamphlets, "By his Majesty's Special Command," including examples commemorating Wellington's victories in Spain and Waterloo, and Nelson's victories at the Nile and Trafalgar.  
Date 1797-1815 Price
Place London, England $3,000.00


Name Football ID# 55073
Headline Dallas Cowboys Greats Multi-Signed Helmet.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $2,750.00

Name Declaration of Independence ID# 55087
Headline Facsimile broadside of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $395.00

Name Muhammad Ali ID# 55140
Headline Robe worn by Muhammad Ali while in training for his June 30, 1975 defense of his World Heavyweight Championship title, with impeccable provenance – most probably worn by Ali as he continued training in Malaysia for his October 1st fight against Joe Frazier, the “Thrilla in Manila”  
Date [1975] Price
Place Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia $20,000.00

Name Baseball ID# 55084
Headline Rawlings Adirondack Bat signed by three Hall of Famers who’ve thrown a total of 14 No-Hitters!  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $1,200.00

Name Willie Mosconi ID# 55077
Headline Willie Mosconi Signed #9 Pool Ball – the Annual Mosconi Cup 9-ball Tournament is held in his honor.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $900.00

Name Yankees
ID# 55093
Headline Signed New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $800.00

Name Babe Ruth ID# 54962
Headline The Ultimate Babe Ruth Signed Baseball! Used in a game played in Yankee Stadium in 1927, the year the Sultan of Swat hit a ball like this for his 60th home run, and signed by him after the game in “The House That Ruth Built” - Exceptional provenance included.  
Date [1927] Price
Place [Bronx, New York $9,500.00

Name Alfred Hitchcock ID# 55081
Headline Huge signed classic Hitchcock self-portrait  
Date [1949] Price
Place [England] $4,750.00

Name [Meyer Lansky] ID# 55086
Headline Meyer Lansky’s favorite hat with impeccable provenance  
Date late 1940s Price
Place n.p. $8,900.00


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