Monthly Archives: June 2018

“Send him to his Mother” –(signed) Abraham Lincoln

  One of the most interesting items I have framed lately is a note written by Abraham Lincoln toward the conclusion of the Civil War where he orders a young man to be sent to his mother.  Rarely did President Lincoln evoke emotions in his orders, such as discharges, but this one must have really Read the full article…

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Abraham Lincoln Signed Page dated during his Presidency while the Civil War was happening, Museum Framed

  Abraham Lincoln Signed this leaf (sheet of paper) on May 31, 1864 in Washington, D.C.  During this time, the famous Virginia Campaign occurred when Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee went head strong against each other in the Civil War.  Signed leafs, letters and documents bring life to original autographs when you stop and Read the full article…

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Breathtaking Display of Genuine Currency from the 13 Original Colonies

  In my many years of collecting, dealing and framing historical objects, nothing gives people more excitement than a framed collage of paper money from all thirteen original colonies.  Not only is the display very historical and amazing to view, but it invites topics of conversation among the owner and his/her guests. You probably have Read the full article…

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Proper Framing of Historical Documents, Autographs and other Antique Paper

Being a collector and dealer of American historical autographs and prints/maps for over 30 years gives me the utmost in pleasure of handling and owning these important treasures.  The thrill of seeing and touching such amazing historical artifacts is enough to get you goosebumps up my spine.  Yes, even after all these years, I never Read the full article…

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Beware of Framing from Sports Sellers and Framers not Familiar with Museum Quality Framing

  Many times people show me documents and photographs that have badly faded images and virtually invisible autographs.  What was once a valuable signed photograph or document becomes a nearly worthless piece of memorabilia.  This doesn’t have to happen.  After all, why would someone frame an important treasure to proudly display on his or her Read the full article…

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