Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'John F. Kennedy' (3)

Neil Armstrong and JFK Auction Items

Some interesting John F. Kennedy items in the RR Auction that ends tomorrow. There’s a Harvard sweater, which would warm you nicely this time of year. I’d rather have the Commander-in-Chief bomber jacket, but that will probably be costly. Oh, and there are a lot of assassination-related items. That would include a handwritten letter from Lee Harvey Oswald, and an original window sash from the Texas School Book Depository.…

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Added by Josh Board on November 6, 2018 at 10:37am — 6 Comments

Give Me a Head With Hair (Just not for collecting purposes!)

It’s strange how people get when it comes to collectables. Just today, I heard that the gold medal Jesse Owens won in the Berlin Olympics in 1936 (talk about a big F-U to Hitler), is on the auction blocks. He apparently gave it to Bill “Mr. Bojangles” Robinson. If I were rich, I’d pay millions for it (it’s currently around $200,000); easily one of the coolest pieces of sports…

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Added by Josh Board on December 3, 2013 at 1:22am — 3 Comments

Presidential Pieces -- What would you pay for JFK?

You know what I love about presidential memorabilia? When there are stories about it being released or auctioned, they’re fun to read. It’s a part of history. And it’s the thing I care least about collecting, so I don’t worry about any of the auctions (it also helps that it’s usually out of my price range.

Recently in Austin, Texas, an entire collection of 100 love letters written between Lyndon Johnson and Lady Bird, during their three month courtship in 1934, were made available to…

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Added by Josh Board on March 9, 2013 at 3:06pm — No Comments

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