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Farris Rookstool, III

Farris Rookstool, III

Farris Rookstool, IIIFarris Rookstool, III
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Authentication Services

Identify, Authenticate, and Preserve: Artifacts and Photographs

Authentication Services

Over 30 years experience authenticating historical artifacts and photographs. Rookstool has experience with Auction Houses such as Sotheby's, RR Auctions, Heritage Auctions, Robert Edward Auctions, LLC, and Bonhams Auctions. 


Notable projects include:

  • DNA Consultant - Bonnie and Clyde Artifacts (2017)
  • JFK Presidential Limo License Plates (2014)
  • Authenticated the actual window that Lee Harvey Oswald fired from on 11-22-63, which resulted in lawsuit dismissal (2007)
  • Rosa Parks Bus (2001)
  • JFK Cuban Missile Crisis Map (Now residing in JFK Library) (1998)
  • JFK Rocking Chair at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Auction, Sotheby's (1996)
  • Lee Harvey Oswald Original 1963 Burial Casket (1993)

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Rookstool was retained by RR Auctions for his expertise in DNA analysis. 

Awards

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