Articles tagged with: auction

Frida Kahlo Love Letters Sell for $137,000 at Doyle NY

on Thursday, 16 April 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

Frida Kahlo Love Letters Sell for $137,000 at Doyle NY
April 15, 2015 Auction Featured 25 Unpublished Love Letters Written by Frida Kahlo to Spanish Artist Jose Bartoli Between 1946-1949

Frida Kahlo Biographer Hayden Herrera Has Written an Essay Profiling the Letters and Their Significance.

Turing manuscript up for auction in New York

on Wednesday, 04 February 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

By AFP

Turing manuscript up for auction in New York
A hidden manuscript written by British mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing at Bletchley Park is to go on auction in New York in April, Bonhams said Tuesday.

The extraordinary document from 1942, when Turing was working to crack the Nazi's Enigma Code, is expected to fetch at least $1 million, the auction house said.

Working Draft of Orson Welles’s Script for ‘Citizen Kane’ to Be Auctioned

on Thursday, 27 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By ALLAN KOZINN

Orson Welles’s personal copy of an early script for “Citizen Kane” will be offered for auction at Sotheby’s in London on March 6.

Springsteen’s Handwritten ‘Born to Run’ Lyrics Head to Auction

on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By ALLAN KOZINN

The lyrics to “Born to Run,” the evocative title track of Bruce Springsteen’s third album, from 1975, seem to roll off Mr. Springsteen’s tongue on the recording, a torrent of inspired urban car-culture imagery.

Beatle John Lennon school detention sheets put up for sale

on Monday, 11 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Beatle John Lennon school detention sheets put up for sale
Detention sheets describing Beatle John Lennon's schoolboy misdemeanours are being put up for sale.

Rare 'Schindler's List' documents sold at New Hampshire auction

on Thursday, 15 August 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By Daniel Lovering
BOSTON | Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:37am EDT

(Reuters) - Documents linked to Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist known for his efforts to save Jews from World War Two concentration camps, were sold at auction for more than $122,000, a New Hampshire auction house said on Thursday.

'American Pie' lyrics sell for $1.2 million

on Tuesday, 07 April 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

By Todd Leopold, CNN

(CNN) That's some rich "American Pie."

The lyrics to the famed Don McLean song sold for $1.2 million Tuesday morning at an auction held by Christie's.

John Lennon manuscripts, drawings sell for $2.9 million at auction

on Wednesday, 04 June 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

John Lennon manuscripts, drawings sell for $2.9 million at auction
(Reuters) - Original manuscripts and drawings by former Beatle John Lennon, produced for two acclaimed books he wrote in the mid-1960s, sold for $2.9 million on Wednesday, more than double the pre-sale estimate, Sotheby's auction house said.

Springsteen's Handwritten 'Born To Run' Lyrics Fetch $197,000 At Auction

on Wednesday, 08 January 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

Handwritten lyrics to Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to Run” sold today at Sotheby’s in New York for $197,000.

Ransom Paid for 1874 Kidnapping

on Friday, 15 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Ransom Paid for 1874 Kidnapping
An anonymous buyer purchased the Charley Ross kidnapping letters for $20,000

George Washington's Thanksgiving proclamation to sell for $12m?

on Tuesday, 08 October 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Washington's Thanksgiving proclamation may be the most valuable American document

George Washington's original proclamation establishing the first federal Thanksgiving Day is set to break records at Christie's on November 14.