Archive for July, 2013

Bonhams Makes Automotive History in £36 million Goodwood Festival of Speed Auction

Bonhams Makes Automotive History in £36 million Goodwood Festival of Speed Auction

. July 15, 2013

Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale today, when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864). The auction as a whole realized £36,072,464 to become the highest-grossing auction of motor cars […]

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RARE AND IMPORTANT DECOYS BY A. E. CROWELL, PLUS NAUTICAL ITEMS AND AMERICANA, WILL HEADLINE DECOYS UNLIMITED AUCTION ON JULY 28th & 29th

RARE AND IMPORTANT DECOYS BY A. E. CROWELL, PLUS NAUTICAL ITEMS AND AMERICANA, WILL HEADLINE DECOYS UNLIMITED AUCTION ON JULY 28th & 29th

. July 13, 2013

The auction will be held at the Cape Codder Resort and Hotel in Hyannis, Mass., on Cape Cod. One of the lots – an early bufflehead drake by A. E. Crowell – should bring $125,000-$175,000. (HYANNIS, Mass.) – Rare and important early 20th century decoys by the renowned carver A. E. (Elmer) Crowell (Mass., 1862-1952), […]

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Frankenstein insert for Heritage Auctions July 27-28 movie poster sale

Frankenstein insert for Heritage Auctions July 27-28 movie poster sale

. July 13, 2013

An original 1931 Frankenstein movie poster insert will provide a monster payday for the collector who bought it as a teenager for only a few dollars at a local antique store and later kept it in the closet for over 30 years when it crosses the block July 27-28 as part of Heritage’s Movie Poster […]

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The Sam Snead Collection for Heritage’s Platinum Night Auction

The Sam Snead Collection for Heritage’s Platinum Night Auction

. July 13, 2013

With his ever-present straw hat and the prettiest swing in the game’s history, Sam Snead carved his name into golf’s Mount Rushmore as one of the most decorated athletes in American sports history. Now, for the first time, his legions of fans have an opportunity to compete for treasures from The Sam Snead Collection, the […]

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Fangio Mercedes becomes most valuable car ever sold by auction

Fangio Mercedes becomes most valuable car ever sold by auction

. July 12, 2013

Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale today, when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864). The car becomes the most valuable motor vehicle ever sold at auction, beating the previous […]

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