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SATURDAY JAN. 14, 2017 - 10:00 A.M. SHARP


Own A Piece of American History!

The Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum of Gettysburg, PA has closed after nearly 60 years of continuous operation.  The museum, viewed by more than one million people since 1957, contains one of the only complete wax figure collections of United States Presidents in the entire country. In early 2017 there will be an opportunity for the public to own a piece of this historic museum. Contents will include life-sized wax figures of all 44 Presidents of the United States and their First Ladies in 1/3 scale 3’ 10” tall. The figures are dressed in their authentically recreated inaugural gowns. In addition, there will be associated pictures, displays, equipment and furniture.

The life size president figures were created by several sculpture artist including Ivo Zini who has worldwide recognition for his work in cosmetic prosthesis. Ivo Zini was the artist who did all of the first ladies except the last three. The early president figures were mostly done by Krenson Way Figure Studio of Mo. & the latest was done by Dorfman Museum Figures Balt. Md.

The more than 20 wonderful background murals showing the development of America are the work of Charles Morganthaler, one of the countries truly great contemporary artist from St. Louis Mo.

40 small Folk Art sculptures of the presidents are by Charles Chuck Caldwell of Gettysburg Pa.

Collection of large B&W photos of President Eisenhower by photographers of Time Life & Wide World Photo. The museum was created in part to pay homage to one of Gettysburg’s most famous residents, the 34th President, Dwight David Eisenhower. His home and farm can still be visited today at the Eisenhower National Historic Site.

If you are interested in bidding on items at this auction you may bid by attending the live auction, by absentee bids or phone bidding.

The auction will be held on Saturday, January 14th beginning at 10AM at the 1863 Inn of Gettysburg, 516 Baltimore Street Gettysburg PA.

Previews of the collection will be held at the Hall of Presidents & First Ladies Museum at 789 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg PA on following dates:
Sunday, Jan. 8th from 12PM – 5PM
Thursday, January 12th from 4PM – 8PM
Day of Auction from 8AM – 10AM

There will be a snow make-up auction date of Sunday, Jan. 15th.

Rooms available at 1863 Inn. To make reservations please
call 855-516-1092.

Shipping available by Goin Postal, call Karen at 717-334-6896 for shipping details or questions.

Sale Terms: 10% Buyers Premium, MC, Visa, Cash or Good Local Pa. Checks.

For more information about the auction contact PA Onsite Auction Co.
 at 717-630-9349 or 717-451-5999

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