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ROBERT E. PEARY, THE FIRST MAN TO CLAIM TO HAVE REACHED THE NORTH POLE,  PROTECTS HIS PUBLICATION RIGHTS TO HIS BOOK: ”THE LURE OF THE POLE”

PEARY, ROBERT, E. (1856-1920) Rear Admiral, North Pole Explorer. Document Signed “R. E. Peary”. One page, oblong octavo. May 8, 1905.

$1500.00
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HOUDINI THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR ON HIS PORTRAIT IMPRINTED LETTERGRAM STATIONERY  

HOUDINI, HARRY (1874-1926). Illusionist and stunt performer. Choice Typed Letter Signed “Houdini”, on his uncommon yellow Lettergram, [his own personalized version of a telegram with two images of himself in top upper corners]. One page, oblong octavo. October 3, 1923.

$5000.00
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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVET    —  BOLDLY SIGNED WHITE HOUSE CARD 

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN (1882-1945)  32nd President of the United States. His bold Signature, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” penned as President, on an imprinted “The White House, Washington” card.   

$825.00
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A 1794 CHELSEA LOTTERY TICKET  — NORWICH CONNETICUT

A printed June 1794 American Lottery Ticket for the “Chelsea Lottery / Class Second”, Norwich, Connecticut.  One page, oblong narrow 16mo.  [Approximately 2 x 6 inches]. Endorsed vertically on the front “6 Doll.” and signed by “Joseph Perkins”, the lottery Manager.  Deeply embossed borders.

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AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS —  THE DESIGNER OF THE US $20 GOLD PIECE

SAINT-GAUDENS,  AUGUSTUS.  (1848 – 1907). American sculptor,  designed the $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle gold piece (1905–1907) for the US Mint, considered one of the most beautiful American coins ever issued.   His scarce signature, penned on a 1 1/3 x 3 ½ [approx] slip of light green stationery. Very fine condition. 

$275.00
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JIMMY CARTER ALS DURING HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN  

CARTER, JIMMY (b 1924) President of the United States and Nobel laureate.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed “Jimmy” on his name imprinted “Jimmy Carter / 1 Woodland Drive / Plains Georgia 31780” stationery.  Full page, large octavo.   February 17, 1976.  To “Bob Boch”.   Pristine condition.

$1800.00
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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS – UNITED STATES LOTTERY  —  RESOLUTION OF NOVEMBER 18, 1776    ‘CLASS THE FIRST’ TICKET

[UNITED STATES LOTTERY]  DELANY, SHARP.  (c1739-1799).  Colonel in American Revolutionary War; first Collector of Customs in Philadelphia, who was appointed to the position by his close friend: George Washington.   Partly-printed Document Signed, “S. Delany”, in the lower right corner, being a printed lottery Ticket for the first Continental Congress authorized lottery in the United States.

$395.00
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