Trump-drawn NYC sketch heads to auction

A 2005 sketch drawn by President Trump of the New York City skyline is expected to fetch at least $9,000 at auction.

The simple depiction of Manhattan’s famous skyline — complete with Trump Tower front and center — was created by the New York real estate mogul as part of a charity event, according to Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

Trump was one of several public figures — including Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainLawmakers worry about rise of fake video technology Democrats put Dreamers and their party in danger by playing hardball Trump set a good defense budget, but here is how to make it better MORE (R-Ariz.), Ben Affleck and Charlize Theron — who designed pieces of art to raise money for a literacy campaign. The prints were originally auctioned through eBay.

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The drawing, signed in gold marker by Trump, is hitting the auction block this week with a minimum bid of $9,000.

The auction house says the presidential illustration is in “fine condition” and describes the Big Apple-themed piece rendered by a future commander in chief as “very rare.”

Bidding for the piece is set to begin Thursday.

In 2007, a doodle created by then-Sen. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Energy: Dems ask Pruitt to justify first-class travel | Obama EPA chief says reg rollback won't stand | Ex-adviser expects Trump to eventually rejoin Paris accord Overnight Regulation: Trump to take steps to ban bump stocks | Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare | FCC to officially rescind net neutrality Thursday | Obama EPA chief: Reg rollback won't stand Ex-US ambassador: Mueller is the one who is tough on Russia MORE (D-Ill.) for a charity campaign — drawn while he presided over the Senate — sold for $2,075 on eBay.