Archive for March, 2008

REED & BARTON STERLING TEA AND COFFEE SET WITH MATCHING TRAY SOARS TO $11,000 AT RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD FEB. 21-23

REED & BARTON STERLING TEA AND COFFEE SET WITH MATCHING TRAY SOARS TO $11,000 AT RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD FEB. 21-23

. March 31, 2008

(Flat Rock, N.C.) – A Reed & Barton “Francis I” sterling tea and coffee set with matching tray, totaling over 270 troy ounces, sold for $11,000 at a massive three-day multi-estate sale held February 21-23 by Richard D. Hatch & Associates. Reed & Barton “Francis I” sterling tea and coffee set with matching tray. The […]

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FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY’S EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE AUCTION HELD FEB. 23rd REALIZES $2.2 MILLION AT THE FIRM’S SHOWROOM GALLERY IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.

FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY’S EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE AUCTION HELD FEB. 23rd REALIZES $2.2 MILLION AT THE FIRM’S SHOWROOM GALLERY IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.

. March 31, 2008

(Pittsfield, Mass.) – A gorgeous rosewood laminated marble-top center table by J. & J.W. Meeks, in untouched all-original condition, sold for $48,875 at an Exceptional Antique Auction held February 23 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The sale was held in the firm’s spacious gallery, located at 1485 W. Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. The Meeks table was […]

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Vietnam War Hero Victoria Cross Medal Group and Unprecedented Archival Material to be Auctioned in Sydney

Vietnam War Hero Victoria Cross Medal Group and Unprecedented Archival Material to be Auctioned in Sydney

. March 31, 2008

A highly valuable Victoria Cross group of Vietnam War medals will be offered at a Sydney Auction conducted by Bonhams & Goodman on Tuesday 20 May at 6.00pm. The widow of the “Galloping Major” Peter Badcoe, VC has also consigned an extraordinary collection of archival material including 37 personal letters from her late husband containing […]

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Important collection of period jewels to be offered at Christie’s New York

Important collection of period jewels to be offered at Christie’s New York

. March 31, 2008

NEW YORK — Christie’s has announced an unparalleled collection of period jewels from the 17th century through modern day in the April 15th evening sale in New York: Rare Jewels and Gemstones: The Eye of a Connoisseur. With 115 lots, this extraordinary collection expects to realize record prices for historical jewels, iconic emblems of the […]

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John Hancock autographed letter brings $78K at Swann

John Hancock autographed letter brings $78K at Swann

. March 31, 2008

The results of Swann Auction Galleries’ March 13, 2008, autograph auction exceeded pre-sale estimates by nearly $200,000, though not all lots were sold. All prices listed include buyer’s premium. The sale featured notable Americana items, rare photographs, and collection of postcards, many illustrated, from diverse 20th-century luminaries, sending felicitations to the Eiffel Tower upon her […]

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