December, 2010

ORIGINAL UMC LITHOGRAPH BULLET BOARD FEATURING BATTLESHIP SCENE AND OVER 170 ATTACHED CARTRIDGES GAVELS FOR $2,938 AT SOLDUSA.COM

ORIGINAL UMC LITHOGRAPH BULLET BOARD FEATURING BATTLESHIP SCENE AND OVER 170 ATTACHED CARTRIDGES GAVELS FOR $2,938 AT SOLDUSA.COM

(MATTHEWS, N.C.) – An original United Metal Cartridges reprint lithograph bullet board showing ships and a battleship scene, and with over 170 attached cartridges, sold for $2,938 in an Internet and catalog auction that ended Nov. 20 by SoldUSA.com. Around 2,000 lots of militaria, guns, ammo and hunting and fishing collectibles changed hands in the […]

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A Duo of Strong, Post Thanksgiving Sales Feeds the Habits of Garth’s Bidders

A Duo of Strong, Post Thanksgiving Sales Feeds the Habits of Garth’s Bidders

The weekend after Thanksgiving proved once again that antique collectors and aficionados are looking to be fed by sales of fresh to the market, quality furniture, art and decorative accessories. Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers’ 50th Annual Thanksgiving Americana sale on November 26-27, which featured the renowned Quaker Hill collection of Richard and the late Sue […]

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Old Persian Recipe for Auction at Bonhams

Old Persian Recipe for Auction at Bonhams

Bonhams next sale of Indian and Islamic Art on January 19th 2011 in New Bond Street, features a 19th century recipe manuscript that offers a fascinating insight into the preparation of various dishes in Qajar Persia, more than a century ago. Commissioned by Muhammad Quli Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Majd al-Sultaneh (d. 1905), this Persian manuscript […]

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Sotheby’s New York 20th Century Design Sale Takes Over $19 Million

Sotheby’s New York 20th Century Design Sale Takes Over $19 Million

A week of 20th Century Design sales at Sotheby’s New York concluded, bringing in excess of $19 million. This represents the highest total for a week of Design sales at Sotheby’s New York since December 2003, achieved with less than one third of the total number of lots on offer. The week was led by […]

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