Sunday "Peanuts" page hits $67,800 at Weiss auction An original "Peanuts" Sunday page, done in pen and ink in May 1953 by Charles Schulz, sold for $67,800 at a multi-estate sale held September 13-14 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Oceanside, New York.
four to the 50-cent; a Pan Americans complete set; 2-cent Lincoln blue paper; a Pan-Pacific complete set; Washington-Franklins, to include #'s 342, 500, 523, 524, 534B, 547 and 573; Parcel Posts to the 20-cent; a complete set of Duck stamps; and more.
The October 24-26 sale will include a General Pershing jacket; a collection of John Hershey books and signed material; toy soldiers, including Mignot; and a huge collection of Hollywood photos. In December, yet another big sale will be held. Already secured is the ice cream and soda fountain collection of Ken Allisburg, featuring dispensers, store fixtures, trays, signs and other advertising.
Philip Weiss Auctions conducts its sales in a spacious showroom facility, located at #1 Neil Court, In Oceanside, N.Y. (on Long Island). The firm is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, estate or collection, you may call them directly, at (516) 594-0731, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the firm, click on www.prwauctions.com.