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Vol. 4, Iss. 2: For What Its Worth

2/21/2013
 
 
 
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For What It's Worth
VH1 has begun a new show called For What It’s Worth with hosts Gary Dell’Abate of Howard Stern Fame and Jon Hein. John Reznikoff will be featured in the segment airing on February 28, 2013, Besides being featured in a show, John Reznikoff was used extensively as a consultant concerning authenticity of autographs, used as one of the "resident experts" to the show, and will be welcomed back for more consultation, when the series is picked up again. The following link is being used by VH1 to promote the new series:

http://www.vh1.com/video/misc/879282/vh1-classic-it-on-the-hunt-with-for-what-its-worth.jhtml#id=1701807

We have been busy writing up new acquisitions, which we are happy to share with you below.

 

Name Atomic Bomb ID# 56150
Headline An historic archive of the utmost import. James Corliss and Tom Ferebee, important deceased participants in the dropping of the Atomic Bomb, pen six- and five-page signed manuscripts: eyewitness accounts to the most important event of the 20th Century. Ferebee's account is more poignant, as he actually threw the switch at Hiroshima. Corliss draws illustrations of plane positions and the famous mushroom cloud.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $35,000.00
 

 
Name Charles Schulz ID# 56186
Headline Exceedingly rare, possibly unique, signed limited edition print depicting a helmeted uniformed Snoopy listening to General Eisenhower addressing U.S. paratroopers just before they boarded their planes to participate in the D-Day invasion  
Date 1976-2000 Price
Place Santa Rosa, California $6,000.00
 
 

 

Name [Donald "Deke" Slayton] ID# 56117
Headline The Moon Watch! Mercury/Apollo astronaut Deke Slayton’s “Omega Speedmaster Professional” wristwatch, quite possibly flown  
Date 1970s Price
Place n.p. $15,000.00
 
Name Andy Warhol ID# 56188
Headline Warhol drawing of a Campbell’s Soup Can signed in full!  
Date [1981] Price
Place [Hamburg, Germany] $4,500.00
 
 

Name Baseball ID# 56172
Headline Cooperstown Bat Co. “Special Autograph Model” bat signed by 29 Baseball Hall of Famers including “Pops,” “Scooter,” “Catfish,” and “Country”  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $2,500.00
 

Name James Irwin
Apollo Astronauts
ID# 56183
Headline Signed photograph of Apollo 15 astronaut Jim Irwin saluting the American flag on the Moon  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $300.00
 

Name Fulgencio Batista ID# 56177
Headline Batista, two days after being sworn in as President of Cuba, wishes closer ties between his country and Bolivia  
Date October 12, 1940 Price
Place Havana, Cuba $750.00
 

Name William McKinley ID# 56187
Headline Archive of 16 letters of William McKinley to future Secretary of State and Supreme Court Justice William R. Day – including nine ALsS!  
Date 1882-1894 Price
Place Washington, D.C. $10,000.00
 

Name Joseph Pulitzer ID# 56131
Headline Rare Autograph! Joseph Pulitzer boldly signs a proxy, appointing the general manager of his “New York World” to vote his shares at a meeting of “stockholders of the Pulitzer Publishing Company of St Louis Missouri…”  
Date January 15, 1901 Price
Place New York, New York $3,500.00
 

Name Ernest Hemingway ID# 56167
Headline Two months after the publication of his “The Old Man and the Sea,” Hemingway refuses to give “permission to re-publish ‘On The Blue Water,’” a short article he wrote for “Esquire” in 1936 telling, basically, the same story, because he has “no wish to saturate the public...” Besides, he’d “never be interested in re-printing anything, ever, anywhere, for the fee you name.”  
Date November 5, 1952 Price
Place Finca Vigia, Cuba $7,500.00
 

Name Orville Wright ID# 56164
Headline Orville Wright signed first flight photograph philatelic postcard, Wright Flyer depicted on the stamp, commemorating the 25th anniversary of his first flight, postmarked Kitty Hawk, December 17, 1928  
Date c.1928 Price
Place n.p. $4,500.00
 

Name Theodore Roosevelt ID# 56173
Headline Frederick W. Whitridge Archive of 22 items highlighted by his appointment by President Theodore Roosevelt to a Special Mission as representative of the United States “upon the occasion of the wedding of King Alfonso XIII of Spain” and his 23 page detailed report on the Mission and the attempted assassination of the King and Queen on the day of their marriage  
Date 1904-1908 Price
Place Various $5,000.00
 
 

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