Archive for October, 2008

Western Michigan Airport Hanger and Aircraft for Auction

Western Michigan Airport Hanger and Aircraft for Auction

. October 26, 2008

United Country Beloit Auction & Realty (www.beloitauction.com) announces the auction of assets from the estate of Richard “Dick” Ward on November 8, 2008, at 10 a.m., according to Richard Ranft, auctioneer. “Dick Ward’s life adventures could never be put into a single paragraph,” said Ranft. “He wrote many articles published in aviation publications as well […]

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Collection of Books on Greece for Auction

Collection of Books on Greece for Auction

. October 25, 2008

Sotheby’s London has announced the sale of an exceptional collection of books on Greece and the Levant on 13 November, 2008. With a particular focus on Greek works, the selection of books is of a quality that has not been seen at auction for almost twenty years – since Sotheby’s important auction of The Blackmer […]

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Canaletto Masterpieces for London Auction

Canaletto Masterpieces for London Auction

. October 25, 2008

LONDON – Christie’s has announced that they will offer two masterpiece views of Venice by Canaletto at the auction of Important Old Master and British Pictures on 2 December 2008 in London. Believed to have been commissioned in 1738 through the artist’s agent Consul Smith, whose own collection of the artist’s works was sold to […]

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BOW FRONT VIOLANO BY MILLS NOVELTY COMPANY (CIRCA 1910) PLAYS A SWEET TUNE FOR $137,500 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES SALE HELD OCTOBER 10-12

BOW FRONT VIOLANO BY MILLS NOVELTY COMPANY (CIRCA 1910) PLAYS A SWEET TUNE FOR $137,500 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES SALE HELD OCTOBER 10-12

. October 24, 2008

(Ann Arbor, Mich.) – A rare bow front violano music player, made around 1910 by the Mills Novelty Company of Chicago and professionally restored in excellent playing condition, soared to $137,500 at a three-day multi-estate sale held October 10-12 by Showtime Auction Services at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. The violano, serial #195, is one […]

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Tarisio Internet Auctioneers of Fine Instruments and Bows

Tarisio Internet Auctioneers of Fine Instruments and Bows

. October 24, 2008

On June 1, 2008 Tarisio Auctions (www.tarisio.com) moved to a new larger headquarters on the 11th floor at the same address: 244-250 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tarisio has teamed up with celebrated violin, viola and cello adjuster Rene A. Morel. At Tarisio, Mr. Morel will continue his 40-year tradition of New York […]

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