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.
Portraits of President George Washington and First Lady Martha Washington are among the headlining lots in Shannon's Oct. 27 auction.
Antique presidential campaign textile art is the focus of a new exhibition, "Your Next President . . . !" at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.
The American Political Items Collectors (APIC) will host its annual convention July 6-10, and for the first time, will open the show portion of the convention to the public.
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.