Famous color glossy 10 x 8 photo of congressional Democrats walking into the Capitol to vote on the ‘Obamacare’ bill, signed in blue felt tip by Nancy Pelosi (Speaker of the House), Steny Hoyer (Majority Leader), John Lewis, and John Larson (Chair of the House Democratic Caucus). In very fine condition. RRAuction COA.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Printed prayer slip, 4.25 x 5.5, with an image of Mother Teresa with her hands clasped in prayer, signed at the bottom in black ink, “God bless you, M Teresa mc.” In fine condition. RRAuction COA.
King of Spain (born 1938) who ascended the throne in 1975, two days after the death of Francisco Franco, and oversaw the troubled nation’s transition to a constitutional monarchy. Two royal portraits: a matte-finish 4 x 6 portrait, signed in the lower border in blue ink and dated 1974; and a matte-finish 4 x 6 photo affixed to its original 5.75 x 8.5 mount, signed on the mount in black felt tip by Juan Carlos and in blue felt tip by his wife, Princess Sophia. In fine condition, with a diagonal crease to mounted photo. RRAuction COA.
Vintage ballpoint signatures, “Buddy Holly,” and ink and ballpoint signatures, “Jerry Allison,” and “Joe Mauldin,” on a light gray 5.25 x 4 album page. In fine condition, with some mild edge toning. Consignor notes that signatures were obtained at the Gaumont Cinema, Southampton, England on March 3, 1958, which was the third date in the group’s UK tour. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Ballpoint signatures, “Mick Jagger,” “Keith Richards,” “Brian Jones,” “Bill Wyman,” and “Charlie Watts,” on an off-white 4 x 4 lightly-lined sheet. Double-matted and framed, with an early photo of the band, to an overall size of 13.75 x 20.25. In very good condition, with scattered light creasing and toning, a small tear at the right edge, and light rubbing to Watts’ signature. An exceptional collection of early Stones signatures, crisp and clear. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Vintage 3.5 x 5.75 Parlophone postcard photo, signed on the reverse in blue ballpoint, “Best wishes, Paul McCartney,” and “Ringo Starr,” and in purple ballpoint, “George Harrison,” and “John Lennon.” McCartney has also added an inscription in fountain pen, “To Chris, love the Beatles.” Scattered creases and soiling, more prevalent on reverse, and a trivial tear to one edge, otherwise fine condition. Photo on the front was originally taken by Dezo Hoffman while the Beatles were recording ‘Love Me Do’ at EMI Studios in London on September 4, 1962. A truly outstanding set of signatures acquired prior to the explosion of Beatlemania. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
Vintage 7.5 x 9.5 lightweight photo of Grable looking over her shoulder, signed and inscribed in black ink “To Little Joe—It’s been a pleasure knowing you. Sincerely, Betty Grable.” Archivally double matted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 15. In very good condition, with several creases to lower portion and edges, light rippling along top edge, and a bit of scattered light silvering. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Original hand-painted animation cel from Disney’s 1961 production of 101 Dalmatians, showing Pongo and Roger in the parlor, and set against a specially prepared color background. The untrimmed visible image of the cel measures 9.75 x 8, and is housed in its original 13.5 x 11.5 mat. Signed and inscribed on the mat in blue ballpoint, “To Hugh Hayney Jr., Walt Disney.” Framed to an overall size of 15 x 13. Light rippling to cel, a few cracks to the paint, and staining to lower left corner of mat, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the daughter-in-law of the original recipient, political cartoonist Hugh Haynie. In full: “This cel was signed by Walt Disney in my father-in-law’s presence during an editorial cartoonist convention in Disneyland. My father-in-law, Hugh Haynie, was a very well known political cartoonist. During the convention, Hugh asked Walt Disney to sign a cel as a gift to his son, Hugh Smith Haynie, Jr. He did sign the cel but misspelled Haynie. Therefore, he signed another cel simply addressed to Hugh Jr.” Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Original ink and watercolor portrait of Supergirl flying on an 11 x 15 off-white heavy board, signed and inscribed in black ink, “To Michael Price…Best wishes from K Schaffenberger.” In fine condition. An extremely desirable example from one of the truly great supergirl artists. RRAuction COA.
A 1/32 scale model of a Bell X–1A rocket research plane, signed on top of the right wing in black felt tip. In fine condition. Accompanied by a photo taken at time of signing. RRAuction COA.