Archive for January, 2012

RV Auctions Online Launches Service

RV Auctions Online Launches Service

. January 20, 2012 . 0 Comments

To adjust to the new economic realities in the RV industry, http://www.RVauctionsonline.com, is being launched to serve both the needs of retail RV buyers and lenders who are trying to more efficiently clear out their inventory of repossessed RV’s. The goal of RV auctions online is to create a win-win marketplace where the retail buyer […]

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Christie’s auction wine cooler owned by George Washington for $782,500

Christie’s auction wine cooler owned by George Washington for $782,500

. January 20, 2012 . 0 Comments

A Sheffield-plated silver wine cooler, ordered by George Washington in 1789, and given to Alexander Hamilton in 1797, sold at Christie’s during Americana Week for $782,500, exceeding its estimate of $400,000-600,000. This four-bottle wine cooler is an exceptionally well documented historical object, symbolizing the famous partnership between Washington and Hamilton in the early days of […]

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Sotheby’s to auction works from the Forbes Collection

Sotheby’s to auction works from the Forbes Collection

. January 19, 2012 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s 27 January 2012 sale of Old Master & 19th Century European Art will feature a group of 13 works from The Forbes Collection that depict the Battle of Champigny, one of the final engagements of the Franco-Prussian War in 1870. The group comprises Édouard Detaille’s celebrated composition Champigny; décembre 1870 (est. $70/100,00*); a total […]

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Bonhams to auction Private collection of Morgan cars

Bonhams to auction Private collection of Morgan cars

. January 19, 2012 . 0 Comments

A private collection of Morgans, dating from 1935 to 1967, will be sold at Bonhams’ motor car and motorcycle sale in Paris on Thursday 2 February 2012. Assembled over the last 16 years by motor enthusiast, Frolian Gisbert, the collection features seven examples of the marque, including a race prepared model and a rare Drophead […]

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SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS POSTS RECORD YEAR IN 2011, GROSSING ABOUT $7,600,000 IN JUST TWO SALES; THE APRIL AUCTION GROSSED $5,100,000

SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS POSTS RECORD YEAR IN 2011, GROSSING ABOUT $7,600,000 IN JUST TWO SALES; THE APRIL AUCTION GROSSED $5,100,000

. January 19, 2012 . 0 Comments

Consignments are now being accepted for the April 26, 2012 auction, which might top them all. (MILFORD, Conn.) – Shannon Fine Art Auctioneers enjoyed a banner year in 2011, grossing over $7.6 million in just two sales. It was a record year for the firm, which conducts two auctions per year (in April and October) […]

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