Archive for January, 2011

1909 POSTER FOR A WINCHESTER .401 CALIBER SELF-LOADING RIFLE SELLS FOR $4,246 IN AN INTERNET AND CATALOG SALE ENDING JAN. 22 BY SOLDUSA.COM

1909 POSTER FOR A WINCHESTER .401 CALIBER SELF-LOADING RIFLE SELLS FOR $4,246 IN AN INTERNET AND CATALOG SALE ENDING JAN. 22 BY SOLDUSA.COM

. January 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

Hundreds of lots of firearms, ammunition, militaria, advertising, hunting and fishing were sold. (MATTHEWS, N.C.) – A colorfully rich and vibrant poster from 1909, advertising the Winchester .401 caliber self-loading rifle, one of the most highly sought after of the Winchester images, sold for $4,246 in an Internet and catalog auction that went online in […]

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Auction of Rare Southern California Money

Auction of Rare Southern California Money

. January 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

More than 100 pieces of historic, rare Orange County California paper money from the collection of the late William (“Willie”) Pannier, long-time owner of the Fullerton Coin & Stamps store, will be offered in an auction to be conducted by Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles (www.GoldbergCoins.com) in Beverly Hills, February 1, 2011. The […]

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Rare Signed Beatrix Potter Illustrations for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction on February 13th

Rare Signed Beatrix Potter Illustrations for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction on February 13th

. January 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams & Butterfields is offering an original drawing featuring five vignettes by famed children’s author and illustrator Beatrix Potter during the Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction on February 13, 2011. The piece by Potter, circa 1893, depicts a guinea pig grooming and dressing (est. $12,000-$18,000). At least three of the rare illustrations were redone in […]

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R.S. PRUSSIA CENTERPIECE BOWL AND A 13-PIECE SERVICE, BOTH CARNATION MOLD, BRING $4,300 EACH AT WOODY AUCTION JAN. 22 SALE IN WICHITA, KAN

R.S. PRUSSIA CENTERPIECE BOWL AND A 13-PIECE SERVICE, BOTH CARNATION MOLD, BRING $4,300 EACH AT WOODY AUCTION JAN. 22 SALE IN WICHITA, KAN

. January 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The multi-estate auction was conducted in the 4H Hall of the Sedgwick County Extension Ctr. (WICHITA, Kan.) – Two lots of R.S. Prussia – a 15-inch carnation mold centerpiece bowl and a 13-piece service, also in the carnation mold – realized identical selling prices of $4,300 at a multi-estate sale held Jan. 22 by Woody […]

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Christie’s Reports Global Art Sales of $5.0 Billion in 2010

Christie’s Reports Global Art Sales of $5.0 Billion in 2010

. January 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s International, today announced worldwide sales for 2010 of £3.3 billion/$5.0 billion, up 53% by £ on last year’s figure of £2.1 billion (Figures include buyer’s premium). The highest sales total in the 245 year history of the firm, the figure is also the highest annual sales total ever recorded in the industry. Sales totals […]

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Little House on the Prairie Artwork for Heritage Auction

Little House on the Prairie Artwork for Heritage Auction

. January 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Famed illustrator Garth Williams original graphite 1953 cover art for Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder – familiar image to anyone that has read the classic books since the Fifties – will be part of Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 11 Signature® Illustration Art Auction in Beverly Hills. It is expected to bring $8,000+ […]

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Morphy’s Jan. 29 Toy Auction

Morphy’s Jan. 29 Toy Auction

. January 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 29, and features a varied array of fresh to the market collections of toys and quality pop culture collectibles. The first collection slated to cross the auction block is a small but select assortment of 1950s/60s baseball cards. This all-star grouping is loaded with iconic players such as Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, […]

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