Archive for January, 2008

Bonhams & Butterfields to Host Inaugural Auction at Rebirth of Americas First Motorcar Concours

Bonhams & Butterfields to Host Inaugural Auction at Rebirth of Americas First Motorcar Concours

. January 28, 2008

The Belmont Festival of Cars is to be reborn in Newport, Rhode Island, in June 2008 On a summer day in 1899 Alva Vanderbilt Belmont organized the Festival of Cars, a parade of decorated motorcars along fashionable Bellevue Avenue in tony Newport, and the first known U.S. concours d’elegance was held. In the 19th century […]

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Record-Breaking Opening Session at Karaka Premier Sale

Record-Breaking Opening Session at Karaka Premier Sale

. January 28, 2008

It has been a sensational start to the 82nd National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka, with New Zealand Bloodstock’s Sale exceeding last year’s record figures to post the strongest opening session ever seen at Karaka. Any fears that the market might have the jitters following stockmarket results last week were well and truly allayed as […]

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Mortgagees Foreclosure Auction, Scituate, MA, Harborfront Inn — Prime Development Opportunity

Mortgagees Foreclosure Auction, Scituate, MA, Harborfront Inn — Prime Development Opportunity

. January 28, 2008

JJManning Auctioneers is proud to present the .56+/- acre, “Inn at Scituate Harbor” at 7 Beaver Dam Rd, directly across from Scituate Harbor, offering unobstructed water views. Site features 13,500+/- sf. hotel with 5,130+/- sf. finished basement built in 1970 with 29 water view guest rooms, 44-person restaurant, bar, indoor pool and more. To be […]

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James Dean’s “Lucky Charm” Watch to be Auctioned by Heritage

James Dean’s “Lucky Charm” Watch to be Auctioned by Heritage

. January 27, 2008

Dallas, TX – In their upcoming Music and Entertainment Signature auction, to be held on April 5 and 6, Heritage will offer the lucky charm to which James Dean attributed his success. Dean’s lucky watch is one of the most important personal artifacts of James Dean left in existence, and we can only conclude that […]

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Toronto Collection of 1950s Comics to be Auctioned by Heritage

Toronto Collection of 1950s Comics to be Auctioned by Heritage

. January 27, 2008

Dallas, TX – Heritage Auction Galleries has announced the discovery of a comic book collection with an estimated total auction value of over $250,000. This collection of 1950s comics, dubbed “the Toronto Collection,” will be auctioned without reserve beginning with the firm’s Feb. 28-29 Dallas auction. “It seems hard to believe now, but superhero comics […]

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