Archive for November, 2012

WWII German Enigma code machine auctions at Bonhams for over £80,000

WWII German Enigma code machine auctions at Bonhams for over £80,000

. November 15, 2012

A German Enigma enciphering machine was auctioned today at Bonhams in Knightsbridge for £85,250, above its initial pre-sale estimate of £40,000-£60,000. Built by Heimsoeth and Rinke in 1941, this is the three rotor version, used by Germany between 1938 and 1944 and was patented by H. A. Koch. Whilst this particular device was intended for […]

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Hart Davis Hart to Conclude the Year with a Stellar Auction Featuring Remarkable Burgundy & Bordeaux on December 8th at TRU Restaurant in Chicago

Hart Davis Hart to Conclude the Year with a Stellar Auction Featuring Remarkable Burgundy & Bordeaux on December 8th at TRU Restaurant in Chicago

. November 15, 2012

Pre-Auction Dinner Hosted By Jack Daniels, President and Founder of Wilson Daniels, on December 7th (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the internationally renowned wine auction house and retailer, will hold an exciting auction of Finest and Rarest Wines on December 8th at award-winning restaurant Tru, located at 676 North St. Clair Street […]

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ISAMU NOGUCHI CHESS TABLE MADE IN THE 1940s FOR HERMAN MILLER BRINGS $109,250 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD OCT. 22 BY S&S AUCTION IN REPAUPO, N.J

ISAMU NOGUCHI CHESS TABLE MADE IN THE 1940s FOR HERMAN MILLER BRINGS $109,250 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD OCT. 22 BY S&S AUCTION IN REPAUPO, N.J

. November 14, 2012

The table was found by a contractor renovating a home outside Newark. It was the sale’s top lot. (REPAUPO, N.J.) – A rare and important chess table designed by Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller in the 1940s and discovered by a contractor renovating a home outside Newark, sold for $109,250 at a multi-estate sale held […]

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Bonhams to auction Walt Disney World items

Bonhams to auction Walt Disney World items

. November 14, 2012

Bonhams announce the November 18 auction of Entertainment Memorabilia in Los Angeles, where early designs, props, drawings and models from Walt Disney World will be featured. Located in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the celebrated park is one of the world’s most visited thematic attractions. Walt Disney World opened in 1971 and covers approximately 30,000 acres, […]

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ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY EDWARD MORAN (AM., 1829-1901) BRINGS A RECORD $300,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, OCT. 24

ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY EDWARD MORAN (AM., 1829-1901) BRINGS A RECORD $300,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, OCT. 24

. November 12, 2012

Also sold was a stunning work by Austrian artist Franz Unterberger that fetched $180,000. Oil on canvas by Franz Richard Unterberger (Austrian, 1838-1902), titled Canal in Venice (est. $150,000-$250,000). (MILFORD, Conn.) – A gorgeous marine rendering of boats in the early morning haze, with shad fishermen in rowboats, by American artist Edward Moran (1829-1901), titled […]

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