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.
One of the most revered and seldom-seen collections of political memorabilia will cross the auction block, during four auctions in 2015 and 2016, with the first to be held Feb. 28 in Dallas.
An atypical campaign flag, used by William Henry Harrison's camp, flew to $7,637 during Cowan's Auctions June 13, 2014 American History: Live Salesroom Auction. All told, the 608-lot auction finished with sales of $986,772.
Hake’s Americana Auction #210 is chock-full of rare and beautifully preserved memorabilia, including examples from Maurice Sendak’s own Disneyana collection.
A variety of musical equipment and instruments from the collection of LeRoi Moore, a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band heads to auction Saturday, June 15.
Thomas Jefferson's own copy of a series of books about the history of Don Quixote's is headed to auction June 21, during Cowan's Auctions American History auction.
On Oct. 28 members of the public can buy political Americana and have political items appraised at a political memorabilia show and sale hosted by the APIC.
Hake Americana & Collectibles is in the midst of its 206th auction of character collectibles, pop culture mementos, political memorabilia, holiday collectibles, natural history artifacts and entertainment keepsakes, which closes July 17-19.
Current political campaigning is relatively dull and limited compared to the creative promotional techniques of the past.