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Auction Name Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 12/19 Total Sales (USD) 994,944.00
Auction Date 01/15/2014 - 01/15/2014 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 642,300.00
Sale Number #421 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 924,240.00
Total Lots 1773
Sold Lots 1136 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 2,157,300.00
% of Lots Sold 64.07% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 2,892,940.00
Unsold Lots 637 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 34.39%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
895 Beatles

Beatles Album

USD 150,000.00 - 200,000.00 USD 175,698.00
176 Kennedy Assassination: Lee Harvey Oswald

Kennedy Assassination: Lee Harvey Oswald Home movie

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 43,320.00
253 Hirohito

Hirohito DS and award

USD 9,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 32,529.60
1 George Washington

George Washington DS

USD 15,000.00 - 17,000.00 USD 21,951.60
742 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ALS

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 13,045.20
95 John F. Kennedy and Mercury Astronauts

John F. Kennedy and Mercury Astronauts In-flight booklet cover

USD 7,500.00 - 8,500.00 USD 10,800.00
894 Beatles

Beatles Itinerary

USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,540.80
30 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln DS

USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 9,799.20
665 Marc Chagall

Le Cirque D’Izis.

1965 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 9,144.00
31 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Check

USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 8,907.60
185 André-Marie Ampere

André-Marie Ampere ALS

USD 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 8,814.00
893 Beatles

Beatles Signatures

USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 8,097.60
5 John Adams

John Adams DS

USD 4,000.00 - 4,500.00 USD 7,360.80
106 John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy SP

USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,691.20
29 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Signature

USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,621.60
210 Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie ALS

USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,355.20
710 Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Photographic reproduction

USD 8,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 5,920.80
250 John Hancock

John Hancock DS

USD 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 5,776.80
546 Apollo 11

Apollo 11 SP

USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 5,776.80
759 Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright ALS

USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 USD 5,251.20
749 Noah Webster

Noah Webster ALS

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 5,160.00
907 Beatles: John Lennon

Beatles: John Lennon Check

USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,148.00
747 Voltaire

Voltaire LS

USD 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,974.00
6 Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison DS

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 4,915.20
698 Claude Monet

Claude Monet ALS

USD 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 USD 4,915.20
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