Leslie Hindman Auctioneers http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Signed Jesse James photo sells for over $50K http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/signed-jesse-james-photo-sells-over-50k <p>A signed photo of notorious Missouri outlaw Jesse James sold at auction Tuesday for $51,240.</p><p>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/signed-jesse-james-photo-expected-sell-least-20000">had estimated</a> the photograph would sell for between $20,000 and $30,000.</p><p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 20:37:13 +0000 Maria Altman 882 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Signed Jesse James photo sells for over $50K Signed Jesse James photo expected to sell for at least $20,000 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/signed-jesse-james-photo-expected-sell-least-20000 <p>The only known signed photo of Jesse James, the notorious outlaw from Missouri, will go to auction next week in Chicago.</p><p>The photo shows James with slicked back hair and gazing away from the camera at an angle. It&rsquo;s signed J.W. James. (His middle name was Woodson).</p><p>Mary Williams with <a href="http://www.lesliehindman.com/">Leslie Hindman Auctioneers</a> says she was skeptical until she saw the signature first-hand and noted its similarity to a letter James is said to have signed.</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 21:07:20 +0000 Maria Altman 830 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Signed Jesse James photo expected to sell for at least $20,000