Archive for July, 2013

Group Of Three Stooges Posters And Lobby Cards offered At Heritage Auctions

Group Of Three Stooges Posters And Lobby Cards offered At Heritage Auctions

. July 10, 2013

A rare one sheet from The Three Stooges’ classic film “Playing the Ponies” may bring more than $20,000 to lead the largest collection of pre-1940s Three Stooges movie posters and lobby cards ever offered at auction in Heritages’ Movie Posters Signature® Auction July 27-28. “This is the largest and most diverse vintage Stooge poster and […]

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Christie’s auctions Apple-1 computor for $387,750

Christie’s auctions Apple-1 computor for $387,750

. July 10, 2013

Christie’s has auctioned an original Apple computer, now known as the Apple-1, for $387,750 at Christie’s auction of vintage tech products, making it the highest priced item to ever be sold through Christie’s new online-only platform. The Apple-1, one of the first 25 Apple-1’s ever assembled, inscribed with the serial number 01-0025 in black ink […]

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Florentine picture panel auctioned at Bonhams

Florentine picture panel auctioned at Bonhams

. July 7, 2013

A Florentine 17th century ‘pietre dure’ panel depicting a coastal scene was the prize piece at Bonhams Fine European Furniture sale yesterday, 4th July, selling for £157,250, five times its pre-sale estimate. It was brought to a Bonhams valuation day in Suffolk earlier this year where it was recognized as something rather special. This spectacular […]

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ORCHESTRION AND MECHANICAL MUSIC COLLECTION TO BE AUCTIONED AT CLARS

ORCHESTRION AND MECHANICAL MUSIC COLLECTION TO BE AUCTIONED AT CLARS

. July 7, 2013

The lifetime collection of Ray Siou (1925-2013) including mechanical music rolls, player pianos, and orchestrions will be auctioned at Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, California, July, 13-14th 2013 as part of their important Fine Arts and Antiques Sale. Orchestrions and player instruments had their heyday at the turn of the 20th century before radio or […]

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WWI frontline dental surgery Rolls-Royce for Bonhams auction

WWI frontline dental surgery Rolls-Royce for Bonhams auction

. July 7, 2013

A Rolls-Royce used as a mobile dental surgery during the First World War will join the impressive line-up of motor cars at this year’s Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on Friday 12th July. The 1913 Rolls-Royce 45/50hp ‘Silver Ghost’ London-to-Edinburgh Tourer (estimate £600,000 – £800,000) was bought by a wealthy Englishman for £1,016 (approximately […]

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