While we handle autographic material that crossed through the hands of pioneer autograph dealer Charles Hamilton on a regular basis, we rarely encounter one of his red wax authentication seals.
A recently consigned collection of autographs from the early collector Mr. A.J. Marino of Weehawken, N.J. includes an array of materials that were acquired in the 1930s-1950s from the highly regarded autograph and manuscript firm Walter R. Benjamin of New York.
If you were an autograph collector in 1923 you would have wanted to order one of these Free Self-Filler Fountain Pens!
Autograph Dealer Charles Hamilton auctions a three-page A.L.S. from English naturalist Charles Darwin during Auction Number 59 at the Waldorf Astoria.