Between the 17th and 19th centuries, wife-selling was a weird custom with a practical purpose.
It’s the only letter on the ship’s stationery to have gone down and come back again.
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
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.
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.
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.