Rare official Rawlings National League (Feeney) baseball signed in black felt tip, “Ronald Reagan.” Overall toning, light soiling, and some scuffs to the right of the signature, otherwise fine condition. A rarely seen example of one of the most desirable presidential formats, combining America’s history with its national pastime. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Category Archives: Ronald Reagan
Signed book: Speaking My Mind. First edition, first printing. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.5, 432 pages. Signed and inscribed on the dedication page, “To Leroy Oliver, with best wishes, Ronald Reagan, Feb. 2—1990.” In fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Original signed and inscribed felt tip sketch of a horse drawn by Ronald Reagan on an off-white 6.25 x 8.5 sheet of personal stationery, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “Merry Christmas to Stephanie—Ronald Reagan” and “Nancy.” In fine condition. Accompanied by the original recipient’s White House identification badge. Reagan had a vacation home known as Rancho del Cielo in the Santa Ynez Mountain range, where he kept horses of his own, including favorites named Little Man and El Alamein. A one-of-a-kind sketch with great provenance. RR Auction COA.
Glossy 10 x 8 photo of former presidents Nixon, Ford, and Carter standing alongside then-president Ronald Reagan as they deliver a memorial statement for slain Egyptian President Anwar Sadat before departing to attend the funeral in 1981, signed in black felt tip, “Gerald R. Ford,” “Ronald Reagan,” (as president), and “Jimmy Carter,” and in blue felt tip, “Richard Nixon 12-10-86.” Photo is stamped on the reverse, “Staff photo by Harry Naltchayan, The Washington Post—reproduction is forbidden” In fine condition, with some irregular ink adhesion and slight brushing to Carter’s signature, which remains completely legible. All signatures were obtained through correspondence with the chief executives, with the order of acquisition beginning with Ford, then Nixon, Carter, and finally Reagan, completing the quartet when the photo was sent to him at the White House. There are very few of these photographs in circulation due to the restrictions placed on its distribution and reproduction. The photo won the World Press Photo Award in 1981. A scarce, award-winning pose with all signatures personally attained through hard work. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.