Archive for August, 2013

Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

. August 5, 2013

An original 1931 poster for Frankenstein set a world record as the most valuable insert movie poster ever sold at auction when it realized $262,900 at Heritage Auctions July 27-28. The sale provided a monster payday for the collector who bought the 14 by 36 inch poster as a teenager for only a few dollars […]

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Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

. August 3, 2013

Christies is to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A (1880-1964) – the celebrated collector, architect and President of the Royal Academy (1954-1956), in London on 18 and 19 September 2013. All great collections are exercises in creativity and self-expression, but rarely do they give such a vivid impression of the collector’s discerning […]

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EARLY BUFFLEHEAD DRAKE DECOY CRAFTED CIRCA 1910-1912 BY RENOWNED CARVER A. E. (ELMER) CROWELL REALIZES $207,000 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC.

EARLY BUFFLEHEAD DRAKE DECOY CRAFTED CIRCA 1910-1912 BY RENOWNED CARVER A. E. (ELMER) CROWELL REALIZES $207,000 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC.

. August 3, 2013

The auction was held July 28-29 at the Cape Codder Resort & Hotel in Hyannis (on Cape Cod). (HYANNIS, Mass.) – An early bufflehead drake decoy, made around 1910-1912 by the renowned carver A.E. (Elmer) Crowell (Mass., 1862-1952), the highest-graded bufflehead drake by Crowell ever offered, and one of only two known in such a […]

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Bonhams to auction The Tacasyl Collection of gold coins in September

Bonhams to auction The Tacasyl Collection of gold coins in September

. August 3, 2013

Bonhams announce the sale of “The Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins” on September 23 in Los Angeles. This collection of 27 lots represents a nearly complete collection of every major gold design type issued in Proof in the US between 1836 and 1915. Each lot in this collection could be considered […]

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LiveAuctioneers Unveils Sleek New Design Theme In Q2, Reports Significant Increase In Mobile Use

LiveAuctioneers Unveils Sleek New Design Theme In Q2, Reports Significant Increase In Mobile Use

. August 2, 2013

Video shows an auction in progress through the LiveAuctioneers bidding platform. NEW YORK (LAPRS) – LiveAuctioneers, a Manhattan-based company that provides Internet live bidding services to more than 1,800 auction houses worldwide, entered its second decade of operation in Q1 2013 with a substantial increase in both international auction-house clients and new users outside the […]

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