Rare Jackie Kennedy romantic note, a WWII prison diary, George Gershwin caricature and more go to auction

NEW YORK, NY.- Lion Heart Autographs, Inc., for more than forty years an internationally recognized dealer of Jackie Kennedy letterautographs and manuscripts specializing in art, history, literature, music, and science, has announced an extraordinary live auction to take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 beginning at 1:00 p.m. which will feature over 175 lots of some of the world’s most rare and valuable manuscripts, autographs and memorabilia to date.

The auction will offer some extraordinary documents, autographs, letters and photographs from the world’s most famous entertainers, composers, personalities and playwrights. Among some of the most intriguing entertainment items is a letter written by JACKIE KENNEDY (Estimate $750/$900) on her blue Fifth Avenue stationery card to Roswell Gilpatric, presidents Kennedy and Johnson’s Deputy Secretary of Defense with whom she was intimately involved. Another highlight is a large signature on a card by America’s most famous composer, GEORGE GERSHWIN, written next to a caricature by Sam Hinerfield (Estimate $700/$900) as well as two letters by creator of the Addams Family, cartoonist, CHARLES ADDAMS. (Estimate $300/$400) Read More