Archive for October, 2008

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

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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Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Auction

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Auction

. October 29, 2008

LONDON – On 5 November 2008, Sotheby’s London will offer for sale an important range of sculpture, ceramics and works of art in its autumn sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. The auction will include many works from the early archaic period to the Qing Dynasty, displaying the wide variety of styles […]

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Beatles U.S. Tour Film From 1964 for Auction

Beatles U.S. Tour Film From 1964 for Auction

. October 28, 2008

Another major Beatles collectable will be offered for auction by Cameo Auctioneers on the 4th November 2008 at 10.30am Lot 330 is an 8mm silent colour film reel, approx. 2 minutes long from September 17th 1964, un-scheduled gig in Kansas City on the Beatles first tour of the USA. The film was discovered in August […]

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Dimitrios Galanis Painting for Bonhams Greek Art Sale

Dimitrios Galanis Painting for Bonhams Greek Art Sale

. October 28, 2008

`The Painter’s Family’, (1920-21) a masterpiece by Dimitrios Galanis, will be sold at Bonhams next sale of Greek Art in New Bond Street on 10th November for an estimated £200,000 to £300,000. Although it has not been seen for in public for 80 years its provenance includes time in the Collection Girardin, France and the […]

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