Archive for February, 2008

Classic Country Houe Interiors To Go Under The Hammer At Bonhams

Classic Country Houe Interiors To Go Under The Hammer At Bonhams

. February 13, 2008

The contents of a charming and historic old rectory are to be sold at Bonhams in Knightsbridge on 26 February 2008. Clothall House, a grade II listed building in Hertfordshire, was built in the 1720s as a Rectory to Clothall Church. Situated on the slopes of the chalk hills south east of Baldock, the grounds […]

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Dagger Made To Commemorate Launch Of Liverpool North Docks By The Prince of Wales In 1881 Is For Sale At Bonhams

Dagger Made To Commemorate Launch Of Liverpool North Docks By The Prince of Wales In 1881 Is For Sale At Bonhams

. February 13, 2008

A fine and rare cased hunting knife commemorating the opening of the dock gates into Liverpool’s New North Docks by H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales on 8 September 1881, will be sold at Bonhams next auction of Fine Antique Arms and Armour on April 23. Elkington & Co of Liverpool made the knife which has […]

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Bonhams Drives Through The Record Books With a 10 Million Euro Paris Sale

Bonhams Drives Through The Record Books With a 10 Million Euro Paris Sale

. February 13, 2008

Bonhams France SAS held its first auction in France yesterday evening (9 February 2008). The spectacular “drive-through” sale of 70 ‘Automobiles d’Exception’ in Paris achieved 9,789,958 Euros (£7,298,000) – an increase of 40% over any previous Rétromobile auction. Following an extremely busy three-day view, crowds of people filled the seats and lined the aisles in […]

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Actors Fund Auction of 1000 Stars Will Kick Off Feb. 18

Actors Fund Auction of 1000 Stars Will Kick Off Feb. 18

. February 13, 2008

The annual Auction of 1000 Stars — to benefit the Actors Fund of America — will feature a host of exclusive items. The online auction will run Feb. 18-28; items will be available for bidding by visiting www.auctionof1000stars.org. Among the items up for bid: a chance to attend the opening-night cast party of the upcoming […]

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NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE IS REALIZED FOR A U.S. INVERT STAMP, AS 1869 24-CENT EXAMPLE BRINGS $1.271 MILLION AT PHILIP WEISS FEB. 9 SALE

NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE IS REALIZED FOR A U.S. INVERT STAMP, AS 1869 24-CENT EXAMPLE BRINGS $1.271 MILLION AT PHILIP WEISS FEB. 9 SALE

. February 12, 2008

(Oceanside, N.Y.) – An unused 1869 24-cent inverted center U.S. stamp, # 120b, certified Fine and one of only four unused examples known to exist, soared to $1.271 million at a sale of The Newport Collection held February 9 by Philip Weiss Auctions. It was a new world auction record for a U.S. invert, eclipsing […]

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