A collection of Civil War artifacts, including an officer’s porkpie slouch and silver-grip presentation sword, preserved by generations of a Pennsylvania family will come to auction on the second day of Morphy Auctions' Firearms Auction, July 24-25.
Thousands of patriotic World War I posters will cross the auction block at Guernsey’s July 8-9. The extensive collection of posters, thought to be the largest of its kind, was amassed by the late Col. Edward H. McCrahon.
Several items of Ohio Valley stoneware, amassed by a noted authority on the pottery, will cross the auction block May 15, at Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers.
Collectible firearms from many of the most popular makers, along with military models and thousands of curio and relic firearms are coming to auction April 24-26, 2015 at Rock Island Auction Company.
A promissory note signed by James Bowie, a leader in the Texas Revolution and a casualty of the Battle of the Alamo, on 1833 commanded $62,500 during a March 14 auction at Heritage Auctions.
A diverse selection of items (nearly 2,800 in all) will cross the auction block during Hake's Americana & Collectibles' March 17-19 sale. The spectrum of feature items spans from Revolutionary War artifacts to 20th-century comic strip art.
A display of photos and seldom-seen autographs from Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth and the soldier who shot and killed Booth, sold for $30,000, during a Jan. 24, 2015 auction which realized double the expected sales, at Heritage Auctions.
Parents may wonder if the wisdom they share is being heeded by their children, but as author John Adams-Graf explains, some of the most important lessons are learned by observing and respecting the experiences that shape someone else.
The Feb. 8 Winter Estates Auction at Ahlers & Ogletree will feature more than 500 lots, representing a dizzying array of categories, including duck decoys, militaria, collectible coins, vintage guitars, original artwork, baby boomer items, and celebrity and political memorabilia.
Hundreds of lots of daguerreotypes, Civil War artifacts, including Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketchbook of the War which sold for $144,000, were among the items to change hands during Cowan's Auctions' 302-lot American History: Live Salesroom Auction.