Napoleon Bonaparte English letter up 306.2% on estimate

Napoleon Bonaparte English letter up 306.2% on estimate

A rare letter written in English by Napoleon Bonaparte brought $410,000 in Paris
Titanic band leader's letter sells for $154,974

Titanic band leader's letter sells for $154,974

A letter written on board the Titanic by the leader of 'the band that played on' has sold in the US
Napoleon signed letter 'discovered after four decades' goes up for sale

Napoleon signed letter 'discovered after four decades' goes up for sale

A couple offered a set of books to auction without realising they contained a letter signed by Napoleon
Princess Diana signed letter to young boy sells with 'found' Fantin-Latour art

Princess Diana signed letter to young boy sells with 'found' Fantin-Latour art

Found on a living room wall, Henri Fantin-Latour's flower painting auctioned with a rare Diana note
General 'Stonewall' Jackson's letter to his uncle sold at Garth's auction

General 'Stonewall' Jackson's letter to his uncle sold at Garth's auction

It wasn't just antique firearms at Garth's, as the Confederate General 'Stonewall' Jackson's letter sold
Captain Scott's farewell letter to his financier could deliver $233,000

Captain Scott's farewell letter to his financier could deliver $233,000

Captain Scott of the Antarctic wrote a few farewell letters whilst waiting to die in the Polar ice
Paul McCartney handwritten letter to 'wannabe drummer' hits $54,994

Paul McCartney handwritten letter to 'wannabe drummer' hits $54,994

A signed, handwritten McCartney letter 'altered the knowledge in my specialist field' said Christie's expert
Thomas Jefferson signed letter brings a message from history to Spink Smythe

Thomas Jefferson signed letter brings a message from history to Spink Smythe

From the time of the American Revolution, the letter is signed by Virginia's governor Thomas Jefferson
Mahatma Gandhi signed letter has peaceful victory at Nate D Sanders

Mahatma Gandhi signed letter has peaceful victory at Nate D Sanders

A letter signed by the Indian pacifist and leader Mahatma Gandhi achieved $20,572 this week
John Lennon signed letter to a fan enthusing about meditation is for sale

John Lennon signed letter to a fan enthusing about meditation is for sale

Addressed to 'Jean' in 1967, this letter is written in an easygoing style by the then-Beatle John Lennon
Letter signed by Mary, Queen of Scots delivers $25,725

Letter signed by Mary, Queen of Scots delivers $25,725

Sent to Henri III of France, the autographed message excited bidders in Connecticut
George Washington letter could sell for $30,000 in Potomack

George Washington letter could sell for $30,000 in Potomack

Written and signed in the first US President's own hand, this document could make waves in Virginia

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