March, 2008

John Hancock autographed letter brings $78K at Swann

John Hancock autographed letter brings $78K at Swann

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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Kruse International collector car auction coming to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Kruse International collector car auction coming to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that Kruse International will host a collector car auction at the world-famous race track during the Monterey Festival of Speed, May 16-18. The auction is just one part of the numerous events taking place during the race weekend for families, car enthusiasts, and race fans to enjoy. […]

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Mastro Auctions April Premier Sale Offers Variety and Depth to Collecting Public

Mastro Auctions April Premier Sale Offers Variety and Depth to Collecting Public

Amazing assortment includes high-end game used baseball bats, game worn gear, baseball cards and blue-chip items from other sports and non-sports genre Mastro Auctions’ Sports and Americana Premier sales are known for many things in the industry. With each Premier Auction, the hobby not only anticipates but expects quality, diversity and that something extra that […]

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Swann African-American Art Auction Record Results

Swann African-American Art Auction Record Results

New York – Swann Galleries’ third auction of African-American Fine Art on Feb. 19 was its largest and highest-grossing sale in the category to date, bringing in more than $2.7 million. Once again benchmarks were set for works by important and lesser-known African-American artists. The top lot, Building More Stately Mansions, an oil painting by […]

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