Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    An Ernest Borgnine Collection of Bound 'Time' and 'Newsweek' Magazines Related to Watergate, 1972-1973. Ten volumes, all bound in brown leather, each embossed in gold on the spine "Watergate" and then a number from "1" to "10," inside each volume are the newsweeklies in their entirety if they contained an article about Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal, dating from October 1972 to August 1973, most with Borgnine's address label still affixed to the cover as he subscribed to both magazines; like most Americans at the time, he was consumed with Watergate, so much so that he thought he should bind and save these issues of 'Time' and 'Newsweek' for posterity; interestingly, he took his magazines to California Bookbinding on Selma Avenue in Los Angeles, a place famous for binding special scripts for movie stars and Hollywood executives.
    Each volume approximately: 11" x 9" x 2"

    Included with a Letter of Provenance signed by Nancee Borgnine and Cris Borgnine, Ernest's children.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 227

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 October 27 Musical Instruments - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I can’t thank you enough for the effort you put forth in selling the paintings.
    John Pender
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 May 12 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 May 12 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $516,645