Archive for December, 2011

HANDSOME CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHA FROM THE LATE 19th OR EARLY 20th CENTURY GAVELS FOR $143,000 AT ALDERFER AUCTION & APPRAISAL, NOV. 17th

HANDSOME CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHA FROM THE LATE 19th OR EARLY 20th CENTURY GAVELS FOR $143,000 AT ALDERFER AUCTION & APPRAISAL, NOV. 17th

. December 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Buddha carried a pre-sale estimate of $3,000-$5,000 and was easily the auction’s top lot. (HATFIELD, Pa.) – A handsome Chinese gilt-bronze seated Buddha statue, probably made in the late 19th or early 20th century and substantial in size at 20 ½ inches tall, soared to $143,000 at a multi-estate Asian Discovery Sale held Nov. […]

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TRADEMARK BARKHOUSE BROTHERS & CO. GOLD DUST KENTUCKY BOURBON BOTTLE SOARS TO $28,000 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS SALE, DEC. 9th–18th

TRADEMARK BARKHOUSE BROTHERS & CO. GOLD DUST KENTUCKY BOURBON BOTTLE SOARS TO $28,000 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS SALE, DEC. 9th–18th

. December 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The western fifth was the top lot of 144 bottles that changed hands. The sale grossed $250,000+ (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Trademark Barkhouse Bros. & Co. Gold Dust Kentucky Bourbon bottle, one of the most popular western fifths and one of the finest known to exist, sold for $28,000 in an Internet and catalog auction […]

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Xcntric Estate Sales Announce Tinley Park Auction

Xcntric Estate Sales Announce Tinley Park Auction

. December 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Xcntric Estate Sales in Tinley Park, IL Dec 29-31 for a kewl and kontemporary estate sale! FURNITURE: Counter height kitchen table and chairs, sofa sectional, metal bakers rack, 3 styles of bar stools, computer desk, contemporary granite top dining room table with faux leather parsons chairs, computer desk, bookshelves, pine queen head and footboard, Vaughn […]

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Glenfiddich Whiskey Auctions for £46,850 at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

Glenfiddich Whiskey Auctions for £46,850 at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

. December 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

A rare and exclusive bottle of 55 Year Old Glenfiddich commemorating and celebrating the 110th birthday of Janet Sheed Roberts, the granddaughter of William Grant – founder of the Glenfiddich distillery – and the oldest person in Scotland sold for a world record £46,850 at Bonhams Whisky auction in Edinburgh on 14 December. The previous […]

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George Daniels Motor Car Collection to be auctioned by Bonhams at Goodwood Festival of Speed

George Daniels Motor Car Collection to be auctioned by Bonhams at Goodwood Festival of Speed

. December 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

The outstanding collection of motor cars owned by the famed watchmaker George Daniels is to be sold by Bonhams at auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Friday 29th June 2012. The seven motor cars and two motorcycles are expected to realise in excess of £8,000,000. George Daniels CBE, DSc, FBHI, FSA (1926-2011) was […]

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