A historic 19th century oak chair wherein five U.S presidents and others sat for a photography session with iconic photographer Matthew Brady sold for a staggering $449,000, during an auction offered by Bonhams.
More than 350 items of political memorabilia, including an 1860 Abraham Lincoln campaign hat badge, will come before bidders Sept. 26 through Heritage Auctions.
J. Levine Auction & Appraisers is prepping for a diverse pair of auctions to round out July and kick off Aug. Among the more notable items is a carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, and Bat Masterson's 1882 revolver.
From fish carvings and Stickley furniture to a French plate from President Lincoln's White House service will come to auction, through Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers, July 24-25.
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.
An 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table captivated bidders' attention during Cottone Auction's 750-lot Fine Art & Antiques Auction, so much so that it soared to $299,000 before the gavel fell, making it the top lot of the sale.
Iconic pop culture and political memorabilia, including Disney character toys, a painting by the illustrator of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' are available in the July 15-17 auction offered by Hake's.
A photograph of Princess Elizabeth, circa 1942, took top lot, with a final bid of $8,791 during a June 5 autographs auction offered by Fraser’s Autographs and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions.
Did you know that President Jimmy Carter is a Nobel Peace Prize winner, or that the 10th President John Tyler fathered 15 children? Or how about that two flags that stood in the Oval Office during JFK's term sold for $350,000 at auction? These and many more tidbits of Presidential history await you in...