One of less than a half-a-dozen 1911 World Series press pins in existence today will come to auction for the first time in February, through Heritage Auctions.
A word is worth a thousand pictures. Not really, but words are crucial. Don’t underestimate them. Description disasters are one of the easiest fixes to chronically desultory results.
Amid 1,700 lots of militaria that came up for bid, a flat copper button from the inauguration of George Washington, 34mm sold for $1,645 and a rare “Fighting Observer” wing from an archive pertaining to parachute pioneer Lt. John H. Wilson sold for $8,438.