actively handles a wide variety of historical American collectibles specializing in autographs, manuscripts, stocks and bonds, paper money and a wide variety of historical americana. Since 1985, we have successfully served an extensive client base, including museums, libraries, universities, and private collectors. We have paid many millions of dollars for documents, ranging from one piece to major collections involving thousands of items.

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Upcoming Events

The 14th Annual National Stock & Bond Show

January 23 - 24 , 2015

Crowne Plaza Hotel -  Dulles Airport
2200 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20170

We are  a member of  numerous major trade organizations including the Manuscript Society and the prestigious Professional Autograph Dealers Association. Mr. Winslow has been involved in the paper collectibles business for over thirty years and has given numerous talks to various groups on paper collectibles. Additionally, he has been consulted in the identification of forged securities and historical documents and is a co-founder of PASS-CO, L.L.C., an authentication and grading firm.


Very Scarce Autograph Of Civil War Photographer Alexander Gardner
Very Scarce Autograph Of Civil War Photographer Alexander Gardner
ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821 –1882) was a Scottish photographer who moved to the United States in 1856 where he developed his profession. He is best known for his photographs of the American Civil War, American President Abraham Lincoln, and the execution of the conspirators to Lincoln's assassination. Document Signed. Partly-printed bank check drawn on Riggs & Co. payable to Rebecca J. Ashley in the amount of $400. Accomplished in his hand and signed by Gardner as Secretary of The Masonic Mutual Relief Association of the District of Columbia. Printed on blue paper with a nice orange imprinted revenue at center. Bank cut cancellation just slightly touches Gardner’s signature. A very scarce and desirable autograph from this important Civil War photographer. PASS-CO Certified, Graded EF and Encapsulated. $2,900.00
Charles Dickens Repertoire Company
Charles Dickens Repertoire Company
30” x 21” advertisement for Charles Dickens Repertoire Company from the Grand Theatre, London.” Stages versions of Little Nell, Oliver Twist, and Bleak House by Oliver Brand to be performed February 29, 1903 at The Referee. The broadside features eight color images: A Dicken’s portrait, Quilp, Tulkinghorn & Hortense, Lady Dedlock & Joe. Little Nell and her grandfather, Dick Swiveller and the Marchioness, Bill Sykes & Nancy and Fagin and the Artful Dodger. Paper loss at lower left, not affecting images. Three punch holes at top edge. Very Fine. $750.00