Archive for April, 2008

Kanwardip Gujral Photographs Of India Make £512,000

Kanwardip Gujral Photographs Of India Make £512,000

. April 15, 2008

The collection of Kanwardip Gujral – photographic images from the 1850s to the 1940s, covering India and the adjacent countries – was sold in London by Bonhams on 9 April for record prices. The strength of interest in the sale impressed Bonhams specialists who said the sale had set a new benchmark for images of […]

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Bonhams Takes Control of Chess Market

Bonhams Takes Control of Chess Market

. April 15, 2008

Chess is making a come-back. For its very first sale dedicated to the world of Chess and Board Games on 13 May 2008 in London, Bonhams is lining up some incredibly important pieces to be sold. According to Luke Honey, Bonhams’ Chess and Games Consultant, the collectors’ market in Chess is currently very strong and […]

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Christies Fine Musical Instruments Sale Results

Christies Fine Musical Instruments Sale Results

. April 15, 2008

Christie’s sale of Fine Musical Instruments totaled $3,663,125/£1,831,563/€ 2,333,201. The top lot was led by a violin made by Antonio Stradivari, known as The Penny, that achieved $1,273,000. Also, new world auction records were made for a Matteo Groffriller violin, a Ferdinando Gagliano violin, a José Contreras violin, and a C.F. Martin guitar. Fine Musical […]

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Baseball Card Rarities in Heritage Auction

Baseball Card Rarities in Heritage Auction

. April 14, 2008

Dallas, TX: One of the most famous of all baseball collectibles, a 1909-era Honus Wagner card, is among the fabulous array of vintage sports trading cards and memorabilia offered by Heritage Auction Galleries in their Signature Auction in Dallas, Texas and online, May 2 and 3, 2008. “This will certainly be the ‘can’t miss’ auction […]

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German auction website supports Senator Obama campaign

German auction website supports Senator Obama campaign

. April 14, 2008

Germany based Ycare AG has started a fundraising page for Senator Barack Obama’s campaign. At ycare.org registered users can sell items via internet auctions in support of Senator Obama. If an item is sold, the seller determines how much of the proceeds is donated and how much is used for an other cause. Ycare is […]

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