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    2024 State Sales Tax Collection Update

    University Archives now participates in Invaluable Payments in addition to Live Payments. Bidders will be able to pay directly for auction items using the Invaluable, AuctionZip, and LiveAuctioneers platforms. State sales tax will be collected in all 50 states by Invaluable Payments and Live Payments.

    Historic Auction Result

    Sir Isaac Newton Signed South Sea Bubble Document Fetches $106,000 At Our May 6, 2020 Sale


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    About Our Founder

    John Reznikoff

    Leading Expert in the Field of Rare Historical Documents, Manuscripts and Relics

    John Reznikoff, founder and President of University Archives, is a world-renowned collector and purveyor of historical items of significant value. His expertise, honed over forty years in the autograph industry, has served him well in his quest for exceptional documents, manuscripts, rare books, relics, and memorabilia. John has bought and sold over $200 million dollars’ worth of items over his career to institutions and individuals. His record-breaking monthly online auctions attract bidders from over 50 countries.
    In addition to running a highly successful auction house, John is also one of the world’s most requested expert witnesses and autograph authenticators. His clients have included the U. S. Justice Department, the FBI, state law enforcement, top auction houses, and the largest rare book dealers in the world.  John is regularly sought out by print and broadcast media to comment on current events relating to history, collecting, or the autograph industry in general.