Why? The Podcast

Why? Episode 76- Hair Collecting with John Reznikoff

April 13, 2020 Heidi Hedquist/ Luke Poling Season 1 Episode 76
Why? The Podcast
Why? Episode 76- Hair Collecting with John Reznikoff
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Why? The Podcast
Why? Episode 76- Hair Collecting with John Reznikoff
Apr 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 76
Heidi Hedquist/ Luke Poling

John Reznikoff is one of the foremost autograph and ephemera dealers in the world. So when he decided he wanted to start collecting something, he wanted to pursue something that wouldn't be a conflict of interest. So he ended up collecting hair.

John owns the locks of Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth and Edgar Allan Poe, among others. We talked with John about his collection and how he authenticates something as personal as follicles. For more information on John's collection or to see what cool things he's auctioning off now, check out his company, University Archives.



Show Notes

John Reznikoff is one of the foremost autograph and ephemera dealers in the world. So when he decided he wanted to start collecting something, he wanted to pursue something that wouldn't be a conflict of interest. So he ended up collecting hair.

John owns the locks of Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth and Edgar Allan Poe, among others. We talked with John about his collection and how he authenticates something as personal as follicles. For more information on John's collection or to see what cool things he's auctioning off now, check out his company, University Archives.