Archive for December, 2007

OnlineAuction.com (OLA.com) posts record figures while eBay’s auctions fall

OnlineAuction.com (OLA.com) posts record figures while eBay’s auctions fall

. December 27, 2007

AuctionPublicity.com – While most of us were hurrying to finish our holiday preparations last weekend a major goal was achieved by a small Oregon company known as OnlineAuction.com (OLA.com). The current items listed numbers quietly went on climbing, despite the fact that the item count was dropping on industry Goliath eBay. According to online auction […]

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QuiksilverEdition Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction Airs on FUEL TV

QuiksilverEdition Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction Airs on FUEL TV

. December 27, 2007

The record-breaking, fourth biennial QuiksilverEdition Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction that saw more than $650,000 of prime vintage surf collectibles change hands this summer will air on FUEL TV starting tomorrow, December 27, 2007. The show will play Thursday, December 27, 2007 at 8:00pm Eastern Time (5:00pm Pacific Time), and re-air several more times over […]

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Bonhams Auctioneers Add Lustre to Christmas With £1.86-Million Savoy Sale

Bonhams Auctioneers Add Lustre to Christmas With £1.86-Million Savoy Sale

. December 23, 2007

The Savoy Sale – a three-day auction of 3000 lots of furniture from the world-renowned London hotel – was concluded late last night (20 December 2007) by international auctioneers Bonhams with an auction total of £1,857,096. This was almost twice the pre-sale estimate. Over the course of three 12-hour days, over 3,500 people from across […]

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1929 Ruxton ‘Alligator’ Prototype to Be Sold at Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale

1929 Ruxton ‘Alligator’ Prototype to Be Sold at Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale

. December 23, 2007

The only 1929 Muller Front Drive Ruxton Engineer Prototype Roadster ever built, which later became known as the “Alligator,” will be sold at No Reserve during the 37th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event on Jan. 12-20, 2008, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The “sporty little roadster” (Lot #1313) will cross the block during SPEED’s live primetime coverage […]

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RARE “INVERT” STAMPS FROM LIFETIME COLLECTION UNSEEN SINCE THE ’80S WILL BE BE SOLD FEB. 9 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS; OTHER BIG SALES PLANNED FOR 2008

RARE “INVERT” STAMPS FROM LIFETIME COLLECTION UNSEEN SINCE THE ’80S WILL BE BE SOLD FEB. 9 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS; OTHER BIG SALES PLANNED FOR 2008

. December 22, 2007

(Oceanside, N.Y.) – An unused 1869 inverted center 15-cent U.S. stamp, one of only three known to exist, is expected to highlight the sale of The Newport Collection, to be held Saturday, February 9, by Philip Weiss Auctions. The auction will include 23 other coveted “inverts” — including an unused 1869 inverted center 24-cent U.S. […]

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