April, 2013

Bonhams New York Diamond Sales total over $5.3 million

Bonhams New York Diamond Sales total over $5.3 million

Bonhams Madison Avenue salesroom was buzzing on April 15 with two highly anticipated auctions, A Prominent Collection of Fine Jewelry consisting of eighty-two exquisite pieces from a private collector, and a subsequent auction of Fine Jewelry consisting of 182 fashionable pieces sourced from various owners. A record number of international telephone bidders as well as […]

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$4,750 CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER INSCRIBED 1851 NAVY REVOLVER AND $3,000 WWII COLT 1911A1 PISTOL ARE TOP LOTS AT CORDIER’S MARCH 24, 2013 FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION

$4,750 CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER INSCRIBED 1851 NAVY REVOLVER AND $3,000 WWII COLT 1911A1 PISTOL ARE TOP LOTS AT CORDIER’S MARCH 24, 2013 FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION

A rare Confederate Officer inscribed Civil War revolver realized $4,750 and a World War II Colt 1911A1 pistol saw $3,000 in Cordier Auction’s Firearms & Militaria auction held on March 24, 2013. Approximately 164 bidders were registered in the room. Additionally, more than 1,150 bidders were pre-registered to bid via the internet. Prices were strong […]

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Canterbury Auction Galleries to Auction Chinese Vase From Chester Beatty Collection

Canterbury Auction Galleries to Auction Chinese Vase From Chester Beatty Collection

A rare Ming vase once in the collection of millionaire mining magnate, philanthropist and famed collector Sir Alfred Chester Beatty will be one of the highlights of the Two Day sale at The Canterbury Auction Galleries on April 16-17. The blue and white porcelain Guan vase was made in Jingdezhen, the name indicating its shape, […]

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Montegrappa fountain pen honoring Bruce Lee on auction at Bonhams

Montegrappa fountain pen honoring Bruce Lee on auction at Bonhams

Bonhams is to offer a selection of pens, in its Fine Writing Instruments auction to be held June 11. The leading lot of the auction is a Montegrappa “The Dragon 2010 Bruce Lee 18 Karat Yellow Gold Limited Edition 88 Fountain Pen,” estimated at $30,000-50,000. The pen, which honors one of the greatest icons of […]

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