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Businessman who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multimillionaire in the United States (1763-1848). ADS, one page, 7 x 3, January 16, 1800. Handwritten receipt, in full: "Rec'd of Mr. Raunk one pound 6/ in full, New York, 16 January 1800, £1.6.0, John Jacob Astor." In very good to fine condition, with a few small repairs and some light staining. A desirabl…

Sold For: $1,050 (w/BP) Auction #600 - January 13, 2021 View Details

Exceptional glossy 9.25 x 5.25 photo of 'The Four Vagabonds'—Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, and Harvey Firestone—affixed to its original 12 x 8.5 mount, signed on the mount in ink, "Henry Ford," "Thos. A. Edison," "Harvey S. Firestone." In fine condition, with mounting remnants to the corners, easily matted out. Edison, Ford, and Firestone, along with John Burroug…

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Versatile American industrialist, inventor, and politician (1791-1883) who designed the first steam locomotive built in the United States, the Tom Thumb, and patented a gelatin dessert later marketed under the brand name Jell-O. ALS, one page, 8 x 9.5, Union Transportation Line letterhead, October 23, 1834. Letter to C. Schrack concerning a business arrangement and incorporating an invoice for $1…

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John Z. DeLorean Corporation, Research & Engineering Division business check, 8.25 x 3, filled out in type and signed by DeLorean, payable to Copirite Graphics for $3221.04, April 28, 1978. In overall fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder. Accompanied by a wealth of unsigned DeLorean ephemera, including: a few candid photographs of DeLorean; DeLorean Motor Company c…

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Executive and son of the cofounder of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company (1913-1974). DS, signed “Walter C. Davidson,” one page both sides, 8.5 x 14, March 31, 1959. Agreement between the Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Paul W. Haines of Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in which the latter agrees to purchase "such Motorcycles, Sidecars, Servicecars" and other parts and accessories o…

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Collection of three DSs by Pulitzer and his sons, 15.25 x 8, dated 1885-1915, all being stock certificates for The Press Publishing Company, retaining their affixed receipts. First is an 1885 certificate for three thousand, nine hundred and ninety shares, signed twice by Joseph Pulitzer and twice by his son Ralph Pulitzer; second is a 1910 certificate for four shares, signed three times by his son…

Sold For: $573 (w/BP) Auction #600 - January 13, 2021 View Details

Versatile American industrialist, inventor, and politician (1791-1883) who designed the first steam locomotive built in the United States, the Tom Thumb, and patented a gelatin dessert later marketed under the brand name Jell-O. ALS, one page, 8 x 9.5, Union Transportation Line letterhead, October 23, 1834. Letter to C. Schrack concerning a business arrangement and incorporating an invoice for $1…

Sold For: $250 (w/BP) Auction #600 - January 13, 2021 View Details