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Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Autographs and Artifacts, Featuring Animation - bidstart 4/23
Auction Date
05/12/2021 - 05/12/2021
Sale Number
#608
Total Lots
881
Sold Lots
536
Lots Sold
60.84%
Unsold Lots
345
Total Sales (USD)
1,850,551.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,129,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,620,100.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,919,850.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
2,847,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
64.98%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
139 Enigma Machine

Enigma Machine

USD 250,000.00 - 300,000.00 USD 299,981.25
38 John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Historic 3-Page Handwritten Draft for his Speech Announcing his Intention to Run for the Presidency in 1960

USD 100,000.00 - 200,000.00 USD 276,193.75
32 John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed and (2) Partial Handwritten Letters Addressed to Gunilla von Post

USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 88,426.25
49 American Presidents

American Presidents Collection: Washington to Wilson

USD 50,000.00 - 75,000.00 USD 68,181.25
703 Mary Blair

Mary Blair original concept painting of Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, and John and Wendy Darling for Peter Pan

1953 USD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 35,750.00
147 Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill and War Cabinet Signed Menu

1942 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 35,232.50
156 Queen Mary I

Queen Mary I of England Document Signed

USD 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 29,167.50
36 John F. Kennedy and Cabinet

John F. Kennedy and Cabinet Extremely Rare Oversized Signed Photograph

1961 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 26,487.50
702 Mary Blair

Mary Blair original panoramic concept painting of Mermaid Lagoon for Peter Pan

1951 USD 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 24,158.75
12 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Autograph Document Signed

1856 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 24,078.75
718

Eyvind Earle concept storyboard painting of Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty

1959 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 22,691.25
13 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed to Vice President Hannibal Hamlin

1864 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 21,888.75
698

Mary Blair original concept painting of Alice and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum for Alice in Wonderland

1951 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 19,916.25
699

Mary Blair original concept painting of Alice and Mother Oyster for Alice in Wonderland

1951 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 19,916.25
123 John Penn

John Penn Autograph Letter Signed

1772 USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 19,737.50
41 John and Jacqueline Kennedy

John and Jacqueline Kennedy Signed Photograph (Inscribed to Cecil Stoughton)

1962 USD 7,500.00 - 10,000.00 USD 18,273.75
697

Alice and Pencil Bird production cels on production master background from Alice in Wonderland

1951 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 17,502.50
122 John Hancock

John Hancock and John Adams Document Signed

1771 USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 16,311.25
728

Dalmatian puppies production cels on a key master production background from 101 Dalmatians

1961 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 16,250.00
34 John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy 1935 Choate Senior Year Portrait Inscribed to Lem Billings

1935 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 15,496.25
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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