Archive for March, 2012

Morphy Auctions appoints Jeroen van Valkenburg as international representative

Morphy Auctions appoints Jeroen van Valkenburg as international representative

. March 28, 2012

To address the growing number of consignment inquiries from European collectors, Morphy Auctions has appointed Netherlands-based Jeroen van Valkenburg to the post of international representative. Fluent in Dutch, German, French and English, van Valkenburg will represent Morphy’s at antique shows and collector events across Europe and coordinate the pick-up and shipment of consigned goods to […]

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Newly Discovered 1823 William Stone Printing Of The Declaration Of Independence for Sale At Heritage Auctions

Newly Discovered 1823 William Stone Printing Of The Declaration Of Independence for Sale At Heritage Auctions

. March 28, 2012

A newly discovered 1823 printing of the Declaration of Independence, painstakingly engraved and printed by William Stone to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the founding of The United States, is expected to bring $250,000+ when it comes across the auction block on April 11 as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ Historical Manuscripts Signature® Auction at […]

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The Les Paul Foundation and Julien’s Auctions announce sale of guitars, equipment and musical artifacts

The Les Paul Foundation and Julien’s Auctions announce sale of guitars, equipment and musical artifacts

. March 28, 2012

Julien’s Auctions and the Les Paul Foundation have partnered for an auction of extraordinary property and collection of guitars, equipment and musical artifacts from the legendary musician, engineer and inventor Les Paul. The auction event will take place on June 8-9, 2012 in honor of what would have been Paul’s 97th birthday (June 9, 2012).

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First Edition Of Adam Smith’s 1776 ‘Wealth Of Nations’ Anchors The James And Deborah Boyd Collection In Heritage Auction

First Edition Of Adam Smith’s 1776 ‘Wealth Of Nations’ Anchors The James And Deborah Boyd Collection In Heritage Auction

. March 28, 2012

A rare and well-kept 1776 first edition of Adam Smith’s groundbreaking work of economics, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, described by Printing and the Mind of Man as “the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought,” the centerpiece of the very special James and Deborah Boyd Collection, […]

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Stanley Gibbons Spring Auction Results

Stanley Gibbons Spring Auction Results

. March 28, 2012

Offering over 1300 lots from across the globe, Stanley Gibbons Auction 5685 held on Thursday 22nd March exceeded the company’s expectations with a final realisation of over £840,000; further proof of the buoyancy of the stamp market despite difficult financial times. A consistently full room saw China material selling well with the “The Whole Country […]

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