A copy of the ‘Reynolds Pamphlet,’ wherein Alexander Hamilton admits to his scandalous affair with Maria Reynolds and to being blackmailed by her husband is coming to auction Oct. 18 through Eldred's.
From campaign banners and Torchlight memorabilia to parade flags and ferrotypes, the popularity of Civil War political memorabilia continues to be led by Lincoln.
A glazed cotton parade campaign flag touting the Lincoln-Hamlin ticket of the 1860 election set a world record for a name flag, realizing $40,124, during Hake's July 2017 sale.
In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
The U.S. Senate ID card of John F. Kennedy, signed in fountain pen and issued in 1952, sold for $20,000 during RR Auctions' May auction.
An early 20th century political poster touting McKinnley's 'prosperity plan' may see $20,000, and lead campaign keepsakes during Hake's auction Nov. 15-17.
Long after the current election season is in the record books, political memorabilia including posters, buttons and flags, will join a rich legacy of political artifacts.
Renown political memorabilia authority and pioneer of the collectibles auction industry, Ted Hake, was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the American Political Items Collectors’ (APIC) group July 9, during the the organization's national convention.
Hake's Americana's upcoming auction, slated for July 12-14, features a 'little of this and a little of that', including an 1860 political campaign flag, a collection of 'Man from U.N.C.L.E' memorabilia, and more in the 2,800+ lots.