Lee Harvey Oswald signed letter makes $9,500 in New York

A letter written by Lee Harvey Oswald to the president of the US Communist Party applying for membership realised $9,500 at Philip Weiss' October 24 sale in New York.

Lee Oswald letter Weiss
The letter was sent to Gus Hall, chairman of the US Communist Party

The 50 year anniversary of the JFK assassination is coming up on November 22, with a number of auction houses offering significant collections of memorabilia pertaining to the event.  

A recent sale at RR Auction saw Oswald's wedding ring sell for $108,000, and on November 15 Cowan's Auctions will offer a photograph that captures the very moment of Kennedy's assassination.

You can view our selection of JFK memorabilia here.

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