At the beginning of the month we search eBay completed sales under most major collectibles categories. We then post the Top 3 eBay completed auctions that sold for the highest price for each category. This listing was one of the Top 3 sales for this collectibles category under Books, Maps and Magaznes. We hope you enjoy looking at the information as much as we enjoy posting it. Please make sure you come back periodically, to see the Top collectibles that sold on eBay every month!.
#1. Top Book, Map and Magazine Sold for $190,000. on eBay
Name of Collectible: The Charter of the City of New-York
This item Sold for $190,000. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: doyleny
Description by seller: “The Charter of the City of New-York; Printed by Order of the Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City Aforesaid. To which is Annexed, the Act of the General Assembly Confirming the Same. New York: John Peter Zenger, 1735. First edition, known as the “Montgomerie Charter.” Red morocco, the covers ruled in gilt, the spine tooled and lettered in gilt with raised bands. 11 7/8 x 18 cm (30 x 18 cm); 52 pp.; Signatures: A-M^(2) [N](1) (lacking first blank pi1, p. 12-13 misnumbered 10-11). Stamp to title and verso, upper cover detached, lacking front free endpaper, flyleaves and first blank as noted, some light spotting, small losses at spine tips, rear joint tender”.
Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Book on eBay in the month of August 2014.
#2. Top Book, Map and Magazine Sold for $110,000. on eBay
Name of Collectible: Virginia Declaration Of Rights, Ordinances Passed at A General Convention
This item Sold for $110,000. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: doyleny
Description by seller: “Ordinances passed at a General Convention of delegates and representatives, from the several counties and corporations of Virginia, held at the Capitol, in the city of Williamsburg on Monday the 6th of May, anno Dom: 1776. Williambsurg: Alexander Purdie, Printer to the Commonwealth, . Modern cloth with leather spine labels. 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches (21 x 16.5 cm); 44 pp., collating [A]^(2) B-L^(2)”.
Here’s our number two spot for a Book that sold for the second highest price on eBay in the month of November 2014.
#3. Top Book, Map and Magazine Sold for $100,000. on eBay
Name of Collectible: Seder Hagadah shel Pesach
This item Sold for $100,000. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: kestenbaumandco
Description by seller: “Seder Hagadah shel Pesach – Service for the First Two Nights of the Passover, in Hebrew and English: According to the Custom of the German & Spanish Jews. Translated into English by the late David Levi of London. Grace after Meal [or "meat"] in two columns: “Grace used by the German and Polish Jews” (Minhag Aschkenaz) and “Grace used by the Spanish Jews” (Minhag Sepharad) FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Text in Hebrew and English on facing pages, separate title-pages. ff. 39, (4), (1 blank). One small neat paper repair on title leaf, trace foxed, wine stained”.
Here’s our number three spot for a Book that sold for the third highest price on eBay in the month of November 2014.
This is definitely a very nice Collectible that brought a lot of attention and a great price. Is this your auction and prefer we remove your item? If so, send us an email here.