Archive for November, 2008

Scalextric Collection Auction

Scalextric Collection Auction

. November 24, 2008

The sale, at Nantwich, Cheshire, fine art auctioneers Peter Wilson on Saturday December 6, is expected to raise around £50,000. One car – the Bugatti Type 59, the pinnacle of any Scalextric collection – will draw enthusiast bidders to the sale from around the world. Of the 40-50 original examples made, probably less than a […]

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NAA Toy Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

NAA Toy Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

. November 23, 2008

The top auctioneers in the nation lent their fast-talking skills and high energy to bring smiles and toys to the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers, during the 13th annual Toy Auction, sponsored by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). The special auction took place on […]

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Exceptional Medals for Bonhams & Goodman Melbourne Collectables Auction

Exceptional Medals for Bonhams & Goodman Melbourne Collectables Auction

. November 23, 2008

On 30 November will be one of the most diverse held by Bonhams & Goodman in recent years. A wide range of memorabilia is on offer, sure to whet the appetites of collectors of vintage toys, sporting memorabilia, medals, comics, vintage film and advertising posters, and entertainment memorabilia. One of the highlights of the sale […]

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Sotheby’s Important Judaica Sale

Sotheby’s Important Judaica Sale

. November 23, 2008

On December 17, 2008 Sotheby’s New York will hold its annual sale of Important Judaica, comprising important manuscripts, books, ceremonial metalwork, carpets and textiles, and paintings. Highlights from the sale include an Extraordinary Silver Sabbath Hanging Lamp (est. $600/800,000), a rare set of illustrations by Ze’ev Raban of the Passover Haggadah (est. $180/220,000), a selection […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Historic Gold Collection

Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Historic Gold Collection

. November 22, 2008

Bonhams & Butterfields is delighted to offer the distinguished William and Marian Ghidotti Foundation Gold Collection in its upcoming Natural History auction on December 7 & 8, 2008 in Los Angeles. Initially accumulated over a 50-year period by owners of the famous “Original Sixteen to One Mine,” the collection’s legacy harkens back to the historic […]

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