Trump sketch bought for nearly $30,000

A simple sketch of the Manhattan skyline drawn by President Trump fetched nearly $30,000 at auction.

The 2005 drawing sold for $29,184 on Thursday, according to Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

There were 11 bids on the “very rare” item, with bidding starting at $9,000.

The basic rendition of New York City’s famous skyline — with Trump Tower featured front and center — was created by the now-president as part of a charity event more than a decade ago.


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The auction house had listed Trump’s illustration as in “fine condition.”

Michael Kirk, of Nate D. Sanders Auctions, had said the commander in chief-created illustration was garnering interest from both Trump fans and presidential memorabilia collections.

“The piece has received some five times more than our normal auction traffic,” he told Artnet News.