Archive for December, 2008

U.S. Department of the Treasury Seized & Forfeited Property Auction – January 14 – Dayton, NJ

| December 31, 2008

VSE Corporation and Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. will conduct an auction of seized and forfeited property on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Other agencies that are participating include: U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service and Secret Service. Proceeds from the auction are returned to these […]

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Sotheby’s to Offer Silver and Furniture Collection

| December 31, 2008

On January 23 & 24, 2008, Sotheby’s New York will offer for sale The Silver and Furniture Collection of the First Parish Church in Cohasset, Massachusetts, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, as part of its twoday sale of Important Americana. The collection will feature six lots of 18th and 19th Century American silver beakers highlighted by […]

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Copart Opens Vehicle Auction Site to the Public

| December 30, 2008

Copart, Inc. has announced that it has opened its automotive sales web site to the public, allowing them to see the company’s patented VB2 technology. Up until recently, the site – www.copart.com – was password protected, allowing only registered buyers and sellers to view this innovative technology. Now everyone can see how VB2 works by […]

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DR. BARBARA ATWOOD COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AUTOMOBILES TO BE OFFERED AT RM’S ARIZONA BILTMORE AUCTION EVENT

| December 30, 2008

Preeminent international auction house, RM Auctions is honored to have been chosen to present the distinguished Dr. Barbara Mae Atwood Collection at their upcoming Automobiles of Arizona auction event, January 16th, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The result of a lifetime of judicious collecting by the late Dr. Atwood, the esteemed Atwood Collection features a magnificent […]

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Maritime Collectibles for Christie’s New York Auction

| December 30, 2008

A large model of a British ship-of-the-line carved from bone and ebony, a 1916 New York Yacht Club trophy, and a scrimshaw whale’s tooth depicting the female pirate Fanny Campbell are some of the rare and enticing collectibles included in Christie’s Maritime Decorative Arts sale on January 15, 2009. The auction of over 200 items […]

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Triceratops Skull for Heritage Natural History Auction

| December 30, 2008

To be directly in front of the thing, though it’s just a skull, is to sense just how impressive a beast the triceratops was. It is as long as an NBA player is tall, and as wide as a Formula One race car, mainly due to the fact that the frill is naturally fused to […]

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EXTREMELY RARE WINCHESTER NEW RIVAL EMPTY CHRISTMAS 10-GAGE SHELL BOX, PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED, SOARS TO $12,870 AT SOLDUSA.COM ONLINE AUCTION

EXTREMELY RARE WINCHESTER NEW RIVAL EMPTY CHRISTMAS 10-GAGE SHELL BOX, PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED, SOARS TO $12,870 AT SOLDUSA.COM ONLINE AUCTION

| December 30, 2008

(Matthews, N.C.) – An extremely rare Winchester New Rival 10-gage empty Christmas shell box, professionally restored and with all the labels intact, sold for $12,870 in an Internet and catalog auction held by SoldUSA.com, the premier hunting and collectibles site. The auction went online mid-November and concluded Dec. 13-14. The Winchester box was the top […]

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