Ahlers & Ogletree In Atlanta Has Back-To-Back Online-Only Auctions Planned For Wednesday And Thursday, July 17Th & 18Th


(MENAFN- ForPressRelease) Atlanta, GA, USA, July 11, 2024 -- Ahlers & Ogletree has back-to-back online auctions planned for Wednesday, July 17th (Historical Documents, books & Americana, 352 lots) and Thursday, July 18th (Asian Works of Art, 189 lots), beginning promptly at 9 am Eastern time both days. Online bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable and A&O's own bidding platform AandOAuctions).

The Historical Documents, Books & Americana auction will feature letters, signatures and ephemera from 42 U.S. Presidents; documents and pamphlets relating to the founding of America, the Revolutionary War and the American Civil War; a collection of Duck Stamp prints deaccessioned from the Morris Museum in Augusta, Ga.; and the Southern historical document collection of Frank and Marie-Therese Wood, authors of Slavery: A Look at History Through Primary Source Documents.

The Asian Works of Art sale, the next day, contains Chinese and Japanese ceramics; works on paper; works in stone, wood and bronze; a selection of fine Chinese Export pieces; and a collection of Southeast Asian masks. These events will wrap up Ahlers & Ogletree's summer calendar. Their next big sale is slated for Thursday, September 12th, featuring the estate of Greg Crawford, live and online.

Headlining the July 17th Historical Documents, Books & Americana auction is a one-page pardon, signed by John F. Kennedy (as President) and Robert F. Kennedy (as Attorney General), dated Nov. 8, 1963, just days before JFK's assassination (est. $8,000-$12,000); and a consulate appointment dated April 18, 1863, signed by President Abraham Lincoln using a dip pen, also signed by Secretary of State William Seward, and accompanied by a JSA (James Spence Authentication) (est. $5,000-$7,000).

The deaccessioned collection of Duck Stamp prints includes a 1934 Federal drypoint etching on paper, pencil signed by Ding Darling (American, 1876-1962), titled and dated, housed in a 16 inch by 15 1⁄2 inch frame and with duck stamp #rwl (est. $4,000-$6,000); and a 1972 Iowa state duck stamp print by Maynard Reece (American, 1920-2020), first edition lithograph on paper, remarqued by the artist with two ducks, mounted on a 16 inch by 17 inch matting board and all ready to frame (est. 2,000-$4,000).

A document from King George's Inferior court of common dated March 7, 1761, signed by future U.S. President John Adams (as“Adams”), with over 100 words written in his hand on the front, framed and with a printed picture of Adams, should bring $1,800-$3.200. Also, a one-page letter handwritten by Andrew Jackson and dated July 23, 1817, penned from the Nashville Head Quarters and sent to then-Secretary of the Navy Benjamin William Crowninshield, framed, is expected to reach $2,000-$3,000.

A collection of 114 double-sided vellum, 16th century, six-line antiphonal leafs, all seeming to be from one edition, with many illustrated and illuminated with colored designs and figural face drawings, 23 1⁄4 inches by 16 1⁄4 inches, has an estimate of $2,500-$5,000. Also, a color print of Benjamin Franklin mounted on paper and signed by former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, inscribed to Robert Woodruff and contained in a frame measuring 15 1⁄2 inches by 12 1⁄2 inches, should hit $1,000-$2,000.

In addition to online bidding, telephone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Previews will be held by appointment only, in the Ahlers & Ogletree gallery located at 1788 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard Northwest in Atlanta, Ga. To schedule an appointment, you may call 404-869-2478.

To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree and the back-to-back online auctions planned for Wednesday, July 17th (Historical Documents, Books & Americana, 352 lots) and Thursday, July 18th (Asian Works of Art, 189 lots), beginning promptly at 9 am Eastern time both days, visit You can follow Ahlers & Ogletree via social media on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

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