Archive for November, 2008

Lt. Robert E. Lee riverboat to be sold at Ritchie Bros. auction in St. Louis

Lt. Robert E. Lee riverboat to be sold at Ritchie Bros. auction in St. Louis

. November 18, 2008

On December 19, 2008, the iconic Lt. Robert E. Lee riverboat will be sold to the highest bidder – regardless of price – at an unreserved public auction in St. Louis, Missouri. Built in 1969, the 19th-century replica riverboat served for decades as a popular restaurant and nightspot on the Mississippi River; it was extensively […]

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Rago Holiday Jewelry Auction

Rago Holiday Jewelry Auction

. November 18, 2008

Rago’s announces its annual holiday sale of fine jewelry in 500 lots on Sunday, December 7th, 2008 at Noon. This is largely unreserved estate property from a broad scope of private collections. “Buyers in this economy are determined to spend wisely and buying at auction is a far better way to get value for your […]

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20th Century Art & Design Signature® Auction

20th Century Art & Design Signature® Auction

. November 18, 2008

The work of Robert Indiana (b. 1928) often consists of bold, simple images: EAT, HUG, and, of course, LOVE, which was featured on an 8-cent U.S. Postal Service stamp in 1973. Nearly 20 years later, Indianas iconic work and the fall of the Berlin Wall would come together to symbolize freedom and unity. A substantial […]

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FIFTEEN PROMINENT ESTATES AND COLLECTIONS WILL BE FEATURED IN A 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE SET FOR DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD.

FIFTEEN PROMINENT ESTATES AND COLLECTIONS WILL BE FEATURED IN A 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE SET FOR DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD.

. November 18, 2008

(Hillsborough, N.C.) – About fifteen prominent estates and collections, featuring a dazzling array of fine and decorative arts plus other items, will be sold in a two-day, four-session sale planned for Dec. 6-7 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. The sale – a “Historic Hillsborough Auction” — will be held at Leland Little […]

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The Constantiner Photograph Collection to be Auctioned at Christie’s

The Constantiner Photograph Collection to be Auctioned at Christie’s

. November 18, 2008

Christie’s has announced the sale of The Constantiner Collection of Photographs, which will be offered in three sessions on 16 and 17 December 2008 in New York. Assembled by Leon and Michaela Constantiner, this spectacular collection focuses on photography as a key shaping force within the media worlds that have, for over half a century, […]

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