Nov 30, 2010

Rare copy of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' goes on the auction block

(Baltimore Sun) It's the typo that gives it away. The two 13-by-9.5-inch pieces of paper that will go up for auction at Christie's on Friday spell out in big, bold, black letters, "The Star Spangled Banner." Underneath this heading is written, much smaller, these words of explanation: "A Pariotic Song." Continued