Auction Open For Bidding
Auction Ends April 24
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Consign   About US 
If you don't have a Bidder Number, register now to bid!
back button 30 Minute Rule Begins on the Evening of April 24 at 7 PM ET
An Initial Bid Must Be Placed By 6 PM ET To Participate After 7 PM ET
Item   Title MB Now at Next bid Bids New bid Max bid  
38   John Jacob and Madeleine Astor  $200 $220 $242 3 You must login to place a bid.

#38 - John Jacob and Madeleine Astor

click to enlarge
Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge

Rare 1911 press photo of the most famous Titanic victim and his wife

Original vintage glossy 8 x 10 press photo of John Jacob and Madeleine Astor coming down the front steps of a building, with John Astor holding a cane, and their pet Airedale Kitty, between them. Reverse bears a pencil notation of “Col. Astor & Miss Madeleine Force,” as well as several May and June 1912 stamp dates. In good condition, with paper loss to edges, partial separation to a noticeable vertical crease to right side, clipped lower left corner, and scattered creases and wrinkles. John Jacob, and their dog, would perish in the Titanic disaster, with Madeleine remarrying two more times. Provenance: Caren Archive, New York Times. RR Auction COA.

back button
Help links  
Learn more about our autograph authentication experts...
Buyer's Premium   The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that a 22.5% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price on all individual lots, with a 2.5% discount for those paying by cash, check or wire. For additional information view our complete terms and conditions.
Your bid is a contract  Placing a bid online means you agree to abide by the terms and conditions listed by RRAuction.
Payment methods accepted  Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check, or Wire Transfer. Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, or Discover are only accepted up to $5,000.
Payment for items won in auction 427 is due by Tuesday, May 6th unless prior arrangements have been made. Late payment may result in suspension of your bidding privileges.
Further descriptions You can call us or email us if you'd like us to answer questions about these items.