Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Norman and Molly Rockwell "Willie Was Different" Signed Book Without a doubt, Norman Rockwell is the most popular American illustrator. He idealized small-town America with sentimental, nostalgic paintings that seem to strike a chord with most everybody. This lot contains a book, Willie Was Different [NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969], hardcover with dustjacket, 7.5" x 10.5", 42 pages. It is signed in black felt tip on the half title page, "Sincerely Molly and Norman Rockwell" (all in Norman's hand except the "Molly"). In fine condition, with a few repairable tears to the dustjacket. The former Molly Punderson, a retired school teacher, was Rockwell's wife from 1961. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,814

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $619,240