Archive for July, 2011

Autographed Marilyn Monroe 1952 Yankees Baseball On Offer At Heritage Auctions

Autographed Marilyn Monroe 1952 Yankees Baseball On Offer At Heritage Auctions

. July 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

A 1952 New York Yankees team-signed baseball, signed by both Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, and still bearing Marilyn’s lipstick, kept in a box in a closet for years, is expected to bring in excess of $20,000 when it is offered as part of Heritage Auctions Aug. 4 Signature® Vintage Sports Collectibles Platinum Auction, held […]

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Bonhams To Auction Maharaja’s Tiger Hunting Rolls Royce

Bonhams To Auction Maharaja’s Tiger Hunting Rolls Royce

. July 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

A truly unique, handmade automobile will be auctioned by Bonhams at its forthcoming Quail Lodge sale, held each August in Carmel, California during the world-famous Pebble Beach Car Week. The custom-made 1925 Rolls-Royce New Phantom was originally commissioned by Sahib Bahadur of India, officially known as Umed Singh II, Maharaja of Kotah, for the purpose […]

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Cowan’s July 23 Summer Fine and Decorative Art Auction Results

Cowan’s July 23 Summer Fine and Decorative Art Auction Results

. July 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

Cowan’s July 23, 2011 Summer Fine and Decorative Art Auction brought in some surprising sales over-estimate as bidders battled competitively for 362 lots. With 995 bidders from sixteen countries, the auction sales total reached just over $430,500.00. The sale, held at Cowan’s sales room, offered fine and decorative art items from the 18th to the […]

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1952 Chrysler D’Elegance Leads RM Auctions Sensational Concepts Sale in Monterey

1952 Chrysler D’Elegance Leads RM Auctions Sensational Concepts Sale in Monterey

. July 23, 2011 . 0 Comments

A design masterpiece by Virgil Exner and bodied by Ghia, this stunning 1952 Chrysler D’Elegance leads a host of sensational concept cars poised to cross RM’s Monterey auction podium next month, August 19 – 20 in California. Hemi-powered on a shortened New Yorker chassis, this stunning concept debuted at the 1952 Paris Motor Show; its […]

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Gray’s to Auction Civil War Naval Painting on July 28

Gray’s to Auction Civil War Naval Painting on July 28

. July 23, 2011 . 0 Comments

On July 28, Gray’s Auctioneers will be auctioning lot 177, a rare Civil War painting from1865 entitled ‘Our Flag is There’. The signature is indecipherable however the Gray’s appraisal team has discovered a sketch by Thomas Nast which was featured on the cover of Harper’s Weekly, February 13, 1864. The sketch is an exact study […]

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