We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2446 | Lot 347
Price Realized: $520 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2446 Lot 347
HELPING TO ARRANGE A SÉANCE FOR RABINDRANATH TAGORE DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. Typed Letter Signed, "A Conan Doyle," to "Dear Mrs. Dawson Scott," recommending a medium for a proposed séance with Rabindranath Tagore. 1 page, oblong small 4to, personal stationery; folds. (MRS) Crowborough, 7 June 1930
Estimate $700 - 1,000
"I think Mrs. Garrett would be best. I think if you get into touch with Mr. R.H. Saunders . . . he would be most likely to be able to fix it up . . . . She is a good trance medium and has as one of her controls Abduhl Latif whose wisdom would particularly appeal to Tagore."
with--Oliver Lodge. Typed Letter Signed, to "Dear Mrs. Dawson Scott," promising to consider a "Leonard sitting for Sir Rabindranath Tagore . . . " and declining to chair a debate in the Queen's Hall. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery. Salisbury, 5 June 1930.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $520