Archive for October, 2008

McLaren F1 Supercar Auctioned in London

| October 31, 2008

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, entered the history books again after selling a superb McLaren F1 supercar for £2,530,000 at the highly anticipated Automobiles of London event. Marking the first time the car has been offered since sold new by McLaren, tonight’s sale of one of the world’s fastest road cars and McLaren’s former […]

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Tennants Gillows Furniture Valuation Day

Tennants Gillows Furniture Valuation Day

| October 30, 2008

Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to welcome Susan E. Stuart, the well respected Gillows expert, to a Valuation and book signing day, Friday 7th November 2008, at their premises in Leyburn. Visitors will benefit from Susan E. Stuart’s expertise at this free event, as well as that of our experienced valuers. The acclaimed author will be […]

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Chicago Foreclosure Auction

| October 30, 2008

Hudson & Marshall will auction nearly 120 bank-owned Chicago area foreclosures on November 2, 2008 at 1:00pm at the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge. “Buyers, particularly first time homebuyers, should take advantage of this housing slump and jump into the market,” remarked Dave Webb, Principal, Hudson & Marshall. “Right now there are lots of […]

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Stamp Sells for $1,035,000 in Siegel Auction

| October 30, 2008

A single stamp issued by the U.S. post office in 1868 sold for $1,035,000 in an auction held in New York City. The price includes the 15% buyer’s premium. The stamp was bought by a collector who bid anonymously over the telephone at Siegel Auction Galleries, a firm that specializes in rare stamp auctions. The […]

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Eiffel Tower Staircase Auction

| October 30, 2008

Sotheby’s sale of 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design in Paris on 26 November includes a section of the original staircase of the Eiffel Tower, the global symbol of Paris, that has remained in the same collection since the landmark sale staged by Ader-Picard-Tajan in Paris on 1st December 1983. The section is numbered n°15, […]

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MARX WAGON TRAIN PLAYSET, MINT IN THE BOX AND MADE AROUND 1960, SELLS FOR $15,255, A RECORD FOR A MARX PLAYSET, AT SALE HELD OCT. 24th-26th BY PHILIP WEISS

MARX WAGON TRAIN PLAYSET, MINT IN THE BOX AND MADE AROUND 1960, SELLS FOR $15,255, A RECORD FOR A MARX PLAYSET, AT SALE HELD OCT. 24th-26th BY PHILIP WEISS

| October 29, 2008

(Oceanside, N.Y.) – A Wagon Train playset, made around 1960 by Marx Toys and based on the popular television show of the time, sold for $15,255 – a new world auction record for a Marx playset – at a multi-estate sale held Oct. 24-26 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The playset (Series 5000, Stock No. 4888) […]

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Skinner’s Annual Auction of Fine Books & Manuscripts Set for November 16th

| October 29, 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, takes bidders back in time with its unique annual offering of Fine Books & Manuscripts. The sale is set to take place on Sunday, November 16th at 11 a.m. in Skinner’s Boston gallery, located at 63 […]

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