Official Riddell replica Pittsburgh Steelers football helmet signed in silver ink on the side, “Terry Bradshaw 12.” In fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
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RR Autograph Auction Official Riddell replica Pittsburgh Steelers football helmet signed Terry Bradshaw 12
Twenty pieces of the original Boston Garden parquet floor, each signed in felt tip or silver ink by a member of the Boston Celtics whose number has been retired. Signers are: Larry Bird, Bill Russell, Red Auerbach, John Havlicek, Robert Parish, Bob Cousy, Jo Jo White, Cedric Maxwell, Tom Heinsohn, Frank Ramsey, K. C. Jones, Don Nelson, Sam Jones, Satch Sanders, Jim Loscutoff, Dave Cowens, Ed Macauley, Kevin McHale, Bill Sharman, and one piece signed by Tom Heinsohn, Dave Cowens, and Dennis Johnson. Also accompanied by a souvenir parquet piece signed by Paul Pierce. In fine condition, with expected scuffs and scratches from use as an arena floor. An incredible collection that encompasses the history of one of the most successful franchises in sports history. RRAuction COA.
Color 23 x 20 print entitled ‘Tavern on the Green,’ signed in black felt tip in the lower border. Rolled and in fine condition. RRAuction COA.
Signed book: The Art of Peter Max. First edition. NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002. Hardcover with dustjacket, 10.25 x 12.25, 240 pages. Signed and inscribed in black felt tip on the half title page, “To Rod, Love Max 2002,” with a sketch of a heart around the letter R. In fine condition, with a couple dings to the corners and a few marks to the front of the dustjacket. RRAuction COA.
Color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface, originally taken by Armstrong, signed in black felt tip. Some light creasing and scattered spotting to lower portion of image, with a few spots over portions of signature, otherwise fine condition. A lesser-seen uninscribed image from this most desirable of moonwalkers. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
Color 10 x 8 NASA photo of the prime crew of Apollo 11, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip “To Nels—Best of luck, Neil Armstrong.” In fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
Playbill cover for the Belasco Theatre, 6.5 x 9, 1940, signed on the reverse in fountain pen by Costello, and dated 3/29/40 in another hand. A slight impression at the beginning of his signature from an initial failed attempt, light overall shade of toning, scattered soiling, and creases to the right edge, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of Connery as James Bond, signed vertically in-person in blue felt tip. In fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Who’s on First? record signed on the label in ballpoint, “Bud Abbott,” and “Lou Costello.” The label bears the printed caption: “Presented to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum, Cooperstown NY, 1956.” In very good condition, with a crack extending from the label to the outer edge, a large repaired chip, and scattered marks and scratches. Accompanied by an unsigned photo of the duo performing the routine. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
American surgeon (1817–1887) who performed numerous operations that had never been attempted, including severing the femoral artery to cure elephantiasis arabrum, the removal of an entire lower jaw due to bone necrosis, and the first successful neurosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. ALS signed “J. M. Carnochan,” one page, lightly-lined, 6.25 x 8, August 10, 1861. Letter of introduction to noted obstetrician James Young Simpson. In full: “Allow me to introduce a young friend of mine, who visits Scotland for the purpose of consulting you in relation to his wife. Mr. James Lorimer Graham, who is the bearer of this, is one of our most respectable and esteemed citizens, and I will highly appreciate your attention to them.” In fine condition, with intersecting folds, one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature, and a few spots of scattered toning. Graham was a notable collector of eclectic curiosities, who accumulated many coins, autographs, books, and drawings throughout his lifetime. Simpson was a well-regarded Scottish doctor, known for his advocacy of midwifery and developed the use of chloroform as an anesthetic. A letter associating three fascinating 19th century notables. RRAuction COA.