Archive for September, 2013

Bonhams to auction film manuscripts by Faulkner and Traven

Bonhams to auction film manuscripts by Faulkner and Traven

. September 30, 2013

A few of the highlights of the Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale at Bonhams Los Angeles (to be simulcast in New York) include a unique collection of recently uncovered, rare film manuscripts from modern American literary figures. A mimeographed manuscript of William Faulkner’s “dialogued treatment” for Drums Along the Mohawk (est. $15,000-20,000), is new to […]

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1,700 Lots Of Fine Art And Collectibles In Heritage Auction

1,700 Lots Of Fine Art And Collectibles In Heritage Auction

. September 30, 2013

A Baccarat gilt and patinated bronze figural chandelier is expected to bring $15,000+ to highlight more than 1,700 diverse lots of fine art and collectibles in Heritage’s fall Estate Signature® Auction, Oct. 5-7 at its Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum St., in Dallas. “The eclectic Estate Auction makes it ideal for decorators, collectors and those […]

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RARE BEACON ETHYL GASOLINE SIGN MADE AROUND 1940 COULD COMMAND $40,000-$60,000 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ FALL PEOTONE AUCTION, OCT. 17-18

RARE BEACON ETHYL GASOLINE SIGN MADE AROUND 1940 COULD COMMAND $40,000-$60,000 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ FALL PEOTONE AUCTION, OCT. 17-18

. September 28, 2013

The event will be held prior to the beginning of the Chicagoland Petroleum & Advertising Show. (PEOTONE, Ill.) – A rare Beacon Ethyl Gasoline single-sided porcelain sign with a die-cut lighthouse-shaped design, made around 1940 and in remarkable condition (rated 9 out of 10) is expected to command $40,000-$60,000 at the Fall Peotone Petroliana & […]

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OVER 1,400 LOTS OF DESIRABLE U.S. & WORLDWIDE BANKNOTES, SCRIPOPHILY, AUTOGRAPHS, HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS AND SECURITY PRINTING EPHEMERA WILL BE OFFERED OCTOBER 19 & 22 BY ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS

OVER 1,400 LOTS OF DESIRABLE U.S. & WORLDWIDE BANKNOTES, SCRIPOPHILY, AUTOGRAPHS, HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS AND SECURITY PRINTING EPHEMERA WILL BE OFFERED OCTOBER 19 & 22 BY ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS

. September 28, 2013

Session 1 (Oct. 19) will be held at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. Session 2 (on Oct. 22) will be held at Archives International Auctions’ offices, in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (FORT LEE, N.J.) – Over 1,400 lots of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily (the collecting of […]

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CANNON AND DRUM FROM THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG WILL BE PART OF THE OCT. 12 ON-SITE AUCTION OF THE DANCY-POLK HOUSE INN AND ITS CONTENTS

CANNON AND DRUM FROM THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG WILL BE PART OF THE OCT. 12 ON-SITE AUCTION OF THE DANCY-POLK HOUSE INN AND ITS CONTENTS

. September 28, 2013

The historic structure, built in 1829, will be sold along with many Civil War and antique items. (DECATUR, Ala.) – A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the historic Dancy-Polk House Inn, in an on-site auction slated for Saturday, Oct. 12, […]

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NORMAN C. HECKLER & COMPANY’S AUCTION #106 – “A PREMIER ABSENTEE AUCTION OF EARLY GLASS, BOTTLES & FLASKS” – WILL BE HELD NOV. 4th-13th

NORMAN C. HECKLER & COMPANY’S AUCTION #106 – “A PREMIER ABSENTEE AUCTION OF EARLY GLASS, BOTTLES & FLASKS” – WILL BE HELD NOV. 4th-13th

. September 28, 2013

152 rare antique bottles will be sold in what will be one of the firm’s most important sales ever. (WOODSTOCK, Conn.) – What could well be one of Norman C. Heckler & Company’s most important absentee sales ever held will open for bidding on Monday, Nov. 4th at 9 a.m. (EST) and end Wednesday, Nov. […]

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MAP OF ICELAND BRINGS £4,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

MAP OF ICELAND BRINGS £4,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

. September 28, 2013

A rare antique map of Iceland has just sold for an eye-watering £4,000 at a Lichfield auction. The map dated 1585 and titled ‘Islandia’ is thought to have been extracted from a larger volume. Hand-coloured throughout, it shows in extraordinary detail the topography of Iceland, including volcano ‘Hekla’. Surrounding the island are depictions of polar […]

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