Archive for April, 2008

PAIR OF ORIGINAL CHARLES SCHULZ “PEANUTS” STRIPS TOP $100,000, AND ORIGINAL X-MEN #99 COVER ART FETCHES $55,370 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ APRIL 26th SALE

PAIR OF ORIGINAL CHARLES SCHULZ “PEANUTS” STRIPS TOP $100,000, AND ORIGINAL X-MEN #99 COVER ART FETCHES $55,370 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ APRIL 26th SALE

| April 30, 2008

(Oceanside, N.Y.) – A pair of original Charles Schulz “Peanuts” comic strips – one daily, one Sunday – sold for a combined $106,270, and original cover art by Dave Cockrum for the “X-Men” #99 comic book hit $55,370 at a multi-estate sale held April 26 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The Dave Cockrum piece was the […]

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20th Century Scottish Art Auction

| April 30, 2008

EDINBURGH – The first of Sotheby’s bi-annual sales of Scottish Pictures will take place on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. With a strong focus on the 20th century, the sale will showcase important and quality works from all periods and movements of Scottish Art over the course of the last […]

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AuctionZip.com Introduces Photo+ Targeted Photo Advertising for Auctions

| April 30, 2008

Bedford, PA – They say “a picture is worth a thousand words”, and in the auction industry that saying certainly holds true. AuctionZip.com the nation’s largest live auction website features over 20,000 auction listings from 11,000 auctioneers nationwide. About half of those listings have photo galleries attached showing the buyers items that will be found […]

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Records Tumble In Bonhams £2-Million Motorcycle Sale

Records Tumble In Bonhams £2-Million Motorcycle Sale

| April 30, 2008

The Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford, 27 April 2008 Bonhams celebrated its best ever motorcycle sale at Stafford yesterday (27 April 2008), achieving several world record prices in a storming sale that realised £2,112,099. This is the highest ever sale total for any UK motorcycle sale, emphatically confirming Bonhams’ position as clear market leader for collectors’ […]

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Legend of the Motorcycle – Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Motorcycles and Memorabilia

Legend of the Motorcycle – Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Motorcycles and Memorabilia

| April 30, 2008

Motorbikes owned by Steve McQueen, Evel Knievel, Private and Corporate Collections on the Block An exceptional offering of celebrity motorbikes and rare models from private and corporate collections come to auction at Bonhams & Butterfields’ second annual auction in concert with Legend of the Motorcycle, the eagerly-anticipated international concours d’elegance returning to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel […]

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Proxibid Provides Live Online Bidding for Lapidary Jewelers

| April 30, 2008

Proxibid, a leading provider of live auction webcasting services, will provide online bidding for an upcoming four-day auction featuring more than 4,000 pieces of jewelry valued at approximately $5 Million from Rochester, MN-based Rochester Lapidary Jewelers. The live auction event, presented by Grafe Auction Company, will take pace at the Mayo Civic Center April 30 […]

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Bloomsbury 20th Century British Art

| April 30, 2008

There are certain ‘magic’ words that excite buyers, such as ‘fresh to the market’ and ‘a find’. Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of 20th century British Art has many ‘fresh to the market’ paintings, ‘a find’ and even one or two artists whose work has never been sold at auction before. Each sale is becoming more successful […]

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