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CATEGORY: Auctions
Letter Found on Titanic Passenger’s Body Sold for Record Amount
October 23, 2017

It’s the only letter on the ship’s stationery to have gone down and come back again. Read More

Einstein Had No Clue His Lover Was a Suspected Russian Spy
June 23, 2017

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Read the Document That Condemned a Woman to Death in the Salem Witch Trials
June 15, 2017

An original, extremely rare document from one of the Salem witch trials in 1692 just went up for auction at Christie’s in New York Read More

Irish Brigade Letter Penned by Lincoln Up for Bid
March 17, 2016

A letter written by Abraham Lincoln requesting promotions for two officers of the famed Irish Brigade will be auctioned off this St. Patrick’s Day. Read More

Treasures From Spanish Galleon Sunk in 1622 Set For Auction
July 13, 2015

Part of the large cache of treasure recovered from the wreck of a 400-year-old Spanish galleon near the Florida Keys will go on auction early next month. Read More

A Tale of Two Guns: Legendary Gangsters’ Revolvers Up for Auction
May 31, 2011

Al Capone’s gun will go up for auction next month, but a revolver that belonged the lesser-known gangster Cole Younger may fetch more money. Read More