Archive for August, 2013

SUNGAREI DOLLAR PROVES ITSELF IN HONG KONG

SUNGAREI DOLLAR PROVES ITSELF IN HONG KONG

. August 29, 2013

The 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction, held at the Holiday Inn, Kowloon, on the 22nd August, proved to be one of the most exciting in the Groups history. 1187 lots went under the hammer, including lot 580, a sensational Sinkiang Province, 1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar. One of the rarest of the Chinese […]

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Rago Unreserved and Great Estates Auctions September 20-22

Rago Unreserved and Great Estates Auctions September 20-22

. August 28, 2013

The Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold an Unreserved Auction on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, followed by a Great Estates auction on Sunday, September 22. Friday, September 20 (lots 1-617) 632 lots Rago Unreserved: 600 lots+ of early 20th c. design pottery and furnishings, art glass, traditional furnishings and antiques, traditional […]

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British Car Auctions (BCA) Predicts Number Plate Changeover Will bring Choice to Used Car Market

British Car Auctions (BCA) Predicts Number Plate Changeover Will bring Choice to Used Car Market

. August 27, 2013

British Car Auctions (BCA) is anticipating improved choice for used car buyers as the 63-registration plate hits the roads. As Tim Naylor, editor of the BCA Used Car Market Report explained this should be good news for hard-pressed motorists looking for a good deal, following the limited availability of good quality vehicles earlier in the […]

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The Vibrancy of the Current Contemporary Art Scene in China  Brought to London for the First Time

The Vibrancy of the Current Contemporary Art Scene in China Brought to London for the First Time

. August 27, 2013

An exciting new venture brings together the art market auction expertise of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions and the Chinese cultural and artistic experience of Yourun International (UK) Art Investment & Management Ltd. With the combined aim of raising international awareness of emerging Chinese artists 150 contemporary works of art will, for the first time, be […]

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Christie’s to auction Arithmetical machine

Christie’s to auction Arithmetical machine

. August 27, 2013

Christie’s is to auction an exceptionally rare Arithmetical machine. This ‘pocket-sized’ calculator, measuring 14.5 centimeters in width and 32.5 centimeters in length, is one of the earliest mechanical calculating devices known to exist and is the first portable device; only three other known examples of this design have survived. The French instrument by Parisian mechanician […]

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