Archive for May, 2012

Mutant Ninja Turtles Illustration Brings $71,700 At Heritage Auctions

Mutant Ninja Turtles Illustration Brings $71,700 At Heritage Auctions

. May 19, 2012

The first-ever full artwork of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird – the illustration that launched one of the most successful character franchises in history – sold for $71,700 on Friday, May 11, at Heritage Auctions in Dallas as part of a Vintage Comics & Comic Art Auction. It sold […]

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Bonhams sets world record in Part III of the Edward Wrangham collection of Japanese works of art

Bonhams sets world record in Part III of the Edward Wrangham collection of Japanese works of art

. May 19, 2012

The world record for inro (traditional Japanese medicine cases consisting of nested boxes) sold at auction has been broken yet again by Bonhams in the third part of the Edward Wrangham sale that took place on the 15th May. With a sale total of £1.7 million, 82% sold by lot and 93% by appraise, one […]

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Potter & Potter  gambling memorabilia auction set for June 23

Potter & Potter gambling memorabilia auction set for June 23

. May 19, 2012

On June 23, 2012, Potter & Potter Auctions will conduct its second annual auction of gambling memorabilia. A highlight of the sale will be a recently discovered set of duplicate books from El Patio, an illegal mob-run casino from Cicero Illinois. Louis Campagna, one of Al Capone’s closest bodyguards, owned a piece of the action […]

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Bonhams to host jewelry appraisal day in Knokke Belgium

Bonhams to host jewelry appraisal day in Knokke Belgium

. May 19, 2012

Bonhams auctioneers will be holding a jewelry appraisal day at the exclusive Royal Zoute Golf Club in Knokke-Zoute, Belgium on the 21st June. Jean Ghika, the Director of Jewelry in the UK and Europe will be giving free appraisals and comments, “Bonhams have been seeing fantastic results for jewelry sales in London. The market is […]

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Garth’s Auctions Staff in a New York State of Mind This Summer at Prestigious Chautauqua Institution

Garth’s Auctions Staff in a New York State of Mind This Summer at Prestigious Chautauqua Institution

. May 19, 2012

(Delaware, OH) – The week of June 25-29, Garth’s Auctions will be sending CEO Richard “Jeff” Jeffers and Vice-President Andrew Richmond on a roadtrip to the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state to teach courses at the prestigious Chautauqua Institution. Selected by Chautauqua as two of the 300 teachers, experienced in subjects […]

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