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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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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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High Quality Prints of Historical Photos of Washington, D.C.

  Recently, I picked up a collection of very high quality reproductions of photographs of people and period vehicles by Washington D.C. landmarks such as the Lincoln Memorial and U.S. Capitol.  These prints measure a nice displayable 14″ x 17″ and are printed on sturdy acid free paper.  These images will maintain their crispness and Read the full article…

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Buyer Beware when Purchasing Artwork that’s been FRAMED!

Just the other day, a woman called me about selling the famous rare large civil war era antique map Arnold’s  “City of  Washington (DC)”.   She purchased the map several years ago from a relatively new gallery in Washington D.C.  Interested in seeing it, I immediately asked if she can bring it over  to my Read the full article…

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1805 Letter Signed by Napoleon as Emperor referencing Lord Horatio Nelson and other key military content, RARE this nice

…Admiral Nelson was in the Straits of Messina…   Rare Incredible Manuscript Letter Signed “Napoleon” in French, 1 1/4 pages recto and verso, 4to, Chateau De Stupini, near Turin (Italy), 3 Floreal, An 13 (April 23, 1805).   An important war date letter, informing Admiral Ganteaume of Vice Admiral Villeneuve’s departure in pursuit of the Read the full article…

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Excellent Gift for the American History Lover this Christmas Holiday Season

One of the most impressive framing displays I assemble is a complete set of genuine currency from all 13 original colonies.  Each of the notes from the various states is authentically signed by a prominent colonist during the American Revolution.  These individual paper money notes were issued and printed by the colonies while facing British Read the full article…

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Museum Framing will Frame Your Art and Personal Memorabilia in Time for the Holidays

When it comes time to frame your diplomas, art or anything else in time for Christmas, Hanukkah or any other holiday, count on Rick and his staff at Museum Framing to get the job done correctly, beautifully and reasonably. Rick knows there is a lot of competition for your business.  He also knows that frame Read the full article…

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Please Use Care When Framing Your Works of Art

                                        Last week, a customer came to me with a print she framed before she met me.  She wanted a new mat in place of the existing mat for a color change.  No problem. As I Read the full article…

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What’s the purpose in framing important art if you don’t preserve it?

You acquire a piece of important art, antique map or print or even a diploma you wish to proudly frame to display.  Obviously, you want it to be preserved and protected for a long time. People believe that if something is framed, it is preserved and out of danger from deterioration. This is almost always Read the full article…

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Buying Historical and Presidential Autographs Historical Documents and Letters for Serious Collectors

  Rick is interested in buying autographs, letters and documents of Presidents and other important Historical figures for a few serious clients we have known over the years.  Unlike dealers who buy autographs at a deep discount only to hold them in inventory for future resale, we have developed a list of clients and the Read the full article…

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