Archive for July, 2012

LAP DESK AND QUILL USED TO WRITE AND SIGN THE TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO IN 1848 WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, BY AUMANN AUCTIONS, INC., IN PIERCE, NEBRASKA

LAP DESK AND QUILL USED TO WRITE AND SIGN THE TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO IN 1848 WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, BY AUMANN AUCTIONS, INC., IN PIERCE, NEBRASKA

. July 26, 2012

The items were found on a small farm in Nebraska and will now be offered in a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a true piece of American history. Rarely do rare, important items such as these come up for bid. Not surprisingly, several museums have already expressed keen interest. (PIERCE, Neb.) – The lap desk and […]

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One-of-a-kind Matchbox Prototypes  on Auction to Benefit Charity

One-of-a-kind Matchbox Prototypes on Auction to Benefit Charity

. July 26, 2012

Toy Collector has joined up with Route 66 Promotions for a charity auction of ten ultra-rare prototype Matchbox model cars. Created by master modelmaker George Turner for Matchbox in the 1990s, the resin prototypes are up for auction on Toy Collector’s new market platform. All auctions start at just US$1.00 each, and Toy Collector’s commission […]

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Rockwell, Wiggins, Rivera & More Provide Great Depth to Garth’s August 4th Art Auction

Rockwell, Wiggins, Rivera & More Provide Great Depth to Garth’s August 4th Art Auction

. July 24, 2012

“With names like Cassatt, Rockwell, Wiggins, Rivera, and more, Garth’s Auctions is pleased to offer a very good selection of contemporary and modern art in the August 4th auction,” exclaimed CEO Jeff Jeffers. The auction is one of two hosted annually by Garth’s featuring American & European Paintings, Fine & Decorative Arts. This event includes […]

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KELLY’S OLD CABIN BITTERS BOTTLE FROM AROUND 1863 EXPECTED TO HIT $35,000-$75,000 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS NEXT SALE ENDING AUG. 19

KELLY’S OLD CABIN BITTERS BOTTLE FROM AROUND 1863 EXPECTED TO HIT $35,000-$75,000 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS NEXT SALE ENDING AUG. 19

. July 23, 2012

All 185 lots may be viewed online beginning Aug. 8; actual bidding will start two days later. (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Kelly’s Old Cabin bitters bottle, patented in 1863 and one of only a handful of light green examples known, is expected to sell for $35,000-$75,000 in an Internet and catalog auction that goes online […]

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Bonhams to auction London 1948 games poster at Olympic sale

Bonhams to auction London 1948 games poster at Olympic sale

. July 23, 2012

The famous official poster for the 1948 London Olympics is the leading lot among a selection of items from the ‘Austerity Games’ to be offered at Bonhams Olympic Games sale in Knightsbridge on 25 July. Designed by Walter Herz, it shows an image of the Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower, Discobolus, superimposed on […]

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