Archive for July, 2008

Vintage Movie Poster Auction Takes $1.7 Million

Vintage Movie Poster Auction Takes $1.7 Million

. July 18, 2008

DALLAS, TEXAS – Heritage Auction Galleries’ most recent Vintage Movie Poster Signature® auction, held July 11 & 12 in Dallas, Texas, realized $1,731,385 for 1,595 lots offered, although after-auction sales are still ongoing and are expected to push the final total to even higher levels. “This was one of our largest offerings yet of rare […]

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Bonhams & Goodman Auction of Vintage and Retro Toys

Bonhams & Goodman Auction of Vintage and Retro Toys

. July 18, 2008

Toy collectors around the world are in for a treat with two significant collections of vintage toys set to be auctioned over the coming weeks. First cab off the rank is the Bonhams & Goodman auction of Vintage and Retro Toys, to be held in the Adelaide rooms on Monday 21 July at 6pm. This […]

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Bonhams To Open Its New Queen Street Salerooms With 2008 Scottish Sale

Bonhams To Open Its New Queen Street Salerooms With 2008 Scottish Sale

. July 18, 2008

Bonhams, one of the world’s leading international auction houses, has committed to holding its annual Scottish Sale in its new, state-of-the-art salerooms, which will be launched in August 2008. The Scottish Sale – now in its ninth year – will be the first auction to take place at 22 Queen Street, Edinburgh from 27 to […]

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Property from the Estate of José Iturbi to Highlight Diverse Sunset Estate Auction

Property from the Estate of José Iturbi to Highlight Diverse Sunset Estate Auction

. July 18, 2008

Bonhams & Butterfields, international fine arts auctioneers, is pleased to announce that its July 27, 2008 Sunset Estate Auction in Los Angeles will feature additional property from the Estate of José Iturbi and Marion Seabury, sold to benefit the José Iturbi Foundation. In early June the auctioneers offered and sold more than $1.7-million in fine […]

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Christie’s International Auction House Announces Worldwide Sales of $3.5 Billion For First Half of 2008

Christie’s International Auction House Announces Worldwide Sales of $3.5 Billion For First Half of 2008

. July 18, 2008

LONDON/NEW YORK/ HONG KONG – Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, announced today worldwide sales of £1.8 billion ($3.5 billion) for the first six months of 2008, an increase of 10% by £ on last year’s figure of £1.6 billion ($3.2 billion) for the same period. (Figures include buyer’s premium.) In Christie’s salesrooms around […]

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