Archive for April, 2013

Red Hot Prices Realizes 12.5 Million Dollars in Sales at Midwest Firearms Auction

Red Hot Prices Realizes 12.5 Million Dollars in Sales at Midwest Firearms Auction

. April 26, 2013

ROCK ISLAND, IL (April 24, 2013)- Rock Island Auction Company set the firearms market ablaze once again at their inaugural 2013 Premiere Firearms auction held April 19, 20 & 21. “In the auction business we know each sale is different. Every auction has different challenges and uncertainties and this sale was no different in that […]

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Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces Two-Day Auction Featuring Magnificent Selections of Classic Bordeaux, Rare Burgundy & California Wines on May 17th & May 18th at Tru Restaurant in Chicago

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces Two-Day Auction Featuring Magnificent Selections of Classic Bordeaux, Rare Burgundy & California Wines on May 17th & May 18th at Tru Restaurant in Chicago

. April 26, 2013

Includes over two hundred full cases of First Growth Bordeaux from the great modern vintages, nearly all in original wood; Château Latour Dinner to take place on May 17th (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the internationally renowned wine auction house and retailer, will hold an exciting two-day auction of Finest and Rarest […]

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Bonhams Sets World Auction Record of £6.2 Million For Blue Diamond

Bonhams Sets World Auction Record of £6.2 Million For Blue Diamond

. April 25, 2013

An extremely rare fancy deep-blue diamond weighing 5.30 carats sold at Bonhams Fine Jewelry sale in London’s New Bond Street today, April 24th for a record price of $1.8m per carat. The previous world record price per carat for a blue diamond was $1.68m. This rare gem was bought by Graff Diamonds, the international diamond […]

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Skinner European Furniture and Decorative Arts auction takes $1,572,219.00

Skinner European Furniture and Decorative Arts auction takes $1,572,219.00

. April 24, 2013

Skinner, Inc. today announced that its European Furniture and Decorative Arts auction grossed $1,572,219.00, exceeding the pre-sale estimate high. Held on Saturday, April 6th, the results demonstrate strong demand for quality pieces and were bolstered by record levels of participation on the new SkinnerLive! online bidding platform. “The chemistry in this sale was unbelievable,” offered […]

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16th Century Ottoman Masterpiece Sets World Record at Bonhams Auction

16th Century Ottoman Masterpiece Sets World Record at Bonhams Auction

. April 24, 2013

Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire sold at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale today, April 23, for a total of £748,500 – with one making £447,250 a new world record for an Iznnik bottle and the second bottle selling for £301,250. The sale made a total of £3.6m. The […]

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