Letter Written by Albert Einstein in 1943, in English, Condemning Racism and Segregation in the U.S., is for Sale

The letter, handsomely matted and framed, and with a photo of Einstein, is for sale through The Manhattan Rare Book Company. It’s especially relevant in these trying times. New York City, NY, USA, September 29, 2020 — A letter handwritten in English in 1943 by Albert Einstein – in which he strongly condemns racism and segregation in the United States – is for sale through The Manhattan Rare Book Company at a fixed price of $85,000. The letter is especially relevant now, in today’s racially and politically charged climate, even…

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers T-Shirt Twice Signed by Brett Favre, with a Shout-out to Tom Brady, will be Sold Online, Sept 29th

Phoenix, AZ, September 25, 2020 — A Tampa Bay Buccaneers T-shirt worn by NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre at this year’s game between the Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers on September 20th – signed by Favre with “HOF 16” (for his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016) and “Tom Brady is the GOAT” (the acronym for “Greatest of All Time”) – is up for bid in an online-only auction being held by Pristine Auction. The sale ends Tuesday, September 29th. People can register and…

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12-Carat Diamond Ring Realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions’ First-Ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Sale

Downtown Los Angeles, CA, USA, September 19, 2020 — A dazzling 12-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring slipped onto a new finger for $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions’ inaugural Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces auction held September 16th. The online auction, a tidy affair with just over 100 lots, achieved a 96 percent sell-through and totaled more than $700,000. The quality merchandise was pulled from various private collections, highlighted by the collection of Mary and Lou Silver of Indian Wells, California. The Silver collection included the diamond…

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Items Bigned by Mao Zedong, Edgar Allan Poe, Einstein, Darwin, etc., are in University Archives’ Online Auction Sept. 30

The presentation copy of a 588-page Russian book honoring the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, signed by Chairman Mao Zedong, carries an estimate of $200,000-$300,000. Westport, CT, USA, September 15, 2020 — A presentation copy of a Russian book celebrating the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China signed by Chairman Mao Zedong (Tse-Tung); a receipt signed by Edgar Allan Poe, likely for payment of his famous poem “The Raven”; and a signed copy of Albert Einstein’s doctoral dissertation from 1905 are all part of University…

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