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WOAI San Antonio News - Conspiracy Alert Fence from Grassy Knoll up for Auction
May 14, 2005
Conspiracy theorists and collectors, take note: A section of fencing from the infamous grassy knoll in Dallas' Dealey Plaza is going up for auction.
The weather-beaten picket fence, along with its metal posts, goes on sale Sunday at the Lelands.com online auction house. Bidding on the fence from the scene of President Kennedy's Nov. 22, 1963 assassination runs through June 16.
"It's an iconic item, in a macabre sort of way," said Simeon Lipman, director of Americana at the Long Island-based auction house. "It's part of the American lexicon: the grassy knoll, the white picket fence."
Several of the pickets carrying JFK-related graffiti left by tourists, including the message, "Oswald Was Framed." Conspiracy theorists have long suggested a second gunman might have hidden behind the fence.
The minimum opening bid for the fence is $5,000, although Lipman acknowledged he had no idea what kind of bidding might ensue.
"It's impossible to say with such a unique item," he said.
Murder memorabilia on auction in NY
22 June 2005
Want to own a section of white picket fence from the grassy knoll in Dallas where President John F Kennedy's assassin may have stood?
Among about 2000 movie, rock n' roll and sports-related items in the June 23-24 auction, are a handful of lots with morbid associations.
As yesterday, bids for the fence, conducted online, had reached $US5500 for the portion of fence.