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University Archives Top Ranked

University Archives ranked among the best historical book and manuscript auction houses for the week ending January 7, 2022, in a survey conducted by Rare Book Hub.  Our January 6, 2022 sale achieved hammer prices 141% above collective high estimates, and we had one of the highest sell-through rates in the industry, with 98.13% of lots sold. In addition, University Archives delivered 8 of the top 25 highest selling lots industry-wide during the same time period.

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January 2022 Auction Results Highlighted By:

  • George Washington Settles Account with Former Foe Turned Friend in 1762
    Sold for $20,000 Including Buyer’s Premium
    Estimate: $12,000 – $14,000
  • Steve Wozniak Signed Photo of Apple I Computer
    Sold for $4,687.50 Including Buyer’s Premium
    Estimate: $200 – $300
  • Detail of King Philip’s War 1676 ALS, “God hath utterly scattered delivered up & subdued the heathen…delivered up Philip to death”
    Lot 156 / Sold for $5,937.50 Including Buyer’s Premium
    Estimate: $800 – $900
  • Superb U.S. Grant Carte de Visite Signed With Rank
    Lot 21 / Sold for $10,625 Including Buyer’s Premium
    Estimate: $3,000 – $4,000
  • Iconic Civil Rights Photo Signed by Elizabeth Eckford of the “Little Rock Nine”
    Lot 148 / Sold for $5,312.50 Including Buyer’s Premium
    Estimate: $200 – $300
  • Ernest Hemingway Signed Check to Friend & Finca Vigia Manager
    Lot 310 / Sold for $3,000 Including Buyer’s Premium
    Estimate: $800 – $1,000


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  • John Reznikoff is a longtime historical expert for both PSA/DNA and JSA. He also authenticates for major auction houses and dealers, a service which is not usually complimentary.
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  • We are insured for many millions of dollars, and provide state-of-the-art security for your items while they are in our custody.

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