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- Lot # 001
- System ID # 6516544
- End Date
- Start Date
Question: "Is this all from one person??"
Answer: YES! It's a huge and fascinating collection of President John F. Kennedy memorabilia! An incredible amount of materials and artifacts from a recognized researcher on the JFK assassination, who even wrote a book about his travels and experiences in the research community. There are about 1500 books, dozens of audio/video recordings, 100+ exhibit items, distilled into about 400 lots.
In a "home museum and library" of this size, there will be something for everyone! Many autographed and first edition books, other autographs from Kennedy assassination witnesses and involved persons, one-of-a-kind items, rare DVDs, a Mannlicher-Carcano rifle like the one Oswald is said to have used, eyewitness interviews, hard-to-find investigative books, plus many more materials on related subjects including politics, journalism, and history. We even have a slat from the Grassy Knoll fence!
** More items will be added to the auction until listings are completed around Lot 400, so check back for even more until they're all up and running!
Tip: If you are looking for autographs, signatures, etc., use the keyword SIGNED in the search box; we have tried to list all signed items this way to make them easier to find.
About Shipping: If you buy a large group of books and only want certain one(s) shipped to you; we can do that! We will discard or donate the items you don't want. We understand that may happen if you buy a large group of something, and it's fine. Thanks for participating!
Preview: This week's preview is on Sunday (rather than our usual Saturday), from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
All bidding is online on this website. Items are here at our local auction house in Nokomis, FL.
Items must be picked up on Monday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. If for any reason you cannot pick up during this time, please contact us on Monday to arrange an alternative. To choose shipping, please pay your invoice online and click the "Notify Auction Company for Shipping" (a big red button) and we will get back with you to collect shipping costs once everything is packed. Shipping on small items (coins, jewelry, simple things) that can fit in a padded envelope or Priority Mail box can be handled from the auction house. Large, complicated, and fragile items can be handled through a local professional pack-and-ship store (which can be pricey, be aware). We do try to keep it as economical as possible. If you need assistance with shipping questions, feel free to call, 941-544-8640.
If you are picking up in person, you may pay with cash or check or card at that time. Cash or check payment saves 3% on the buyer's premium.
LIVE AUCTION STYLE BIDDING:
Expect a fast paced auction! Auctions extend by 15 seconds if bids are placed in the last 15 seconds. No lots sell out of order. Items that are counting down while the previous item is still receiving bids will be extended also. An item's ending time could extend by seconds or even minutes if previous items in line are extended. The clock shows the *minimum* amount of time left before the item sells.
We encourage early proxy bidding, especially until this system is familiar to you. Remember, your bid won't be placed until you confirm it on the pop-up screen, and this may take extra time when seconds become critical. Also, if your computer gives you the "spinning wheel" (delay) during bidding you will miss out. Just like if the auctioneer says sold at the live auction and a bid comes in late, it is over. Bid early for items that are important to you.
For those of you who like the fast-paced last-second bidding with the "Quick Bid" button, have fun! We appreciate your bids and buys, and everyone's support. Good luck to all!
* You may place an early bid on this Introduction page for "practice" if you'd like; all bids on this "Welcome" lot will be disregarded and/or deleted.