Another of the available items, a 1960 photograph of President Kennedy.EXPAND
Another of the available items, a 1960 photograph of President Kennedy.
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10 Best Artifacts Available in New Jersey Auction House's JFK Sale

In January the Observer noted with a certain amusement that a bunch of JFK stuff was being hawked by New Jersey's Goldin Auctions. These included a bullet fired from the gun that fired the bullet that killed the guy (Jack Ruby) who killed the guy who killed Kennedy (Lee Harvey Oswald). The sale vended weird stuff like that, and it sold for a ton of cash — the bullet alone sold for more than $2,000.

Now, Goldin's at it again, with another pile of stuff at least tangentially related to the 35th president, slated to be bid on beginning April 30.

Among the available artifacts: 

10. A chunk of rock from the concrete abutment Abraham Zapruder was standing on when he filmed the assassination (opening bid: $1,000)

From Zapruder's platformEXPAND
From Zapruder's platform
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9. Oswald's Only Suit (opening bid: $7,000) 

He wore it at his weddingEXPAND
He wore it at his wedding
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8. A pair of Ruby's pants (opening bid: $1,000)

Knowing that Ruby owned a strip joint, these things have seen some action.EXPAND
Knowing that Ruby owned a strip joint, these things have seen some action.
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7. Oswald's Chess Set (opening bid: $5,000)

Lee Harvey Oswald's chess setEXPAND
Lee Harvey Oswald's chess set
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6. A John F. Kennedy signed 1963 Christmas card (opening bid: $7,000)

5. Oswald's bow and arrow (opening bid: $2,500)

4. Oswald's 1963 pay stub (opening bid: $1,500)

Lee Harvey Oswald pay stub from 1963EXPAND
Lee Harvey Oswald pay stub from 1963
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3. Oswald's mug shot (opening bid: $300)

Lee Harvey Oswald's mug shotEXPAND
Lee Harvey Oswald's mug shot

2. Oswald's childhood mini-organ (opening bid: $1,500)

If it belonged to him at any point, it's got to be worth something, right?EXPAND
If it belonged to him at any point, it's got to be worth something, right?
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1. A chunk of the Grassy Knoll fence (opening bid $1,500)

We should all go downtown and start pulling up grass!EXPAND
We should all go downtown and start pulling up grass!
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