Archive for December, 2013

Bonhams to auction the Fritz Gold Collection Of Maritime Paintings in New York

Bonhams to auction the Fritz Gold Collection Of Maritime Paintings in New York

. December 21, 2013

Bonhams is to offer the maritime paintings collection of noted connoisseur Alfred “Fritz” Gold, in the Important Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts sale to be held on January 24, 2014. A veteran of WWII who received a Purple Heart for his bravery, Gold went on to find success in commercial real estate, while becoming a […]

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RICHARD WINTERTON HIGHLIGHTS  FROM THE CHRISTMAS ANTIQUES, HOME & INTERIORS SALE

RICHARD WINTERTON HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CHRISTMAS ANTIQUES, HOME & INTERIORS SALE

. December 20, 2013

From jewellery, watches and silver to corkscrews, ceramics and antique furniture there was something for all tastes in Richard Winterton’s two-day Auction held in Lichfield this week, (18th/19th December). With local, national and international coverage and live internet bidding on all Lots guaranteed a high selling rate with most Lots finding a buyer with geographic […]

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U.S. Numismatic Rarities for Heritage Auction

U.S. Numismatic Rarities for Heritage Auction

. December 20, 2013

An astounding trinity of legendary American numismatic rarities — a 1787 Brasher doubloon with hallmark EB on the eagle’s wing, MS63 NGC, CAC, a 1913 Liberty nickel, PR64 NGC, CAC, the Olsen Specimen and a 1927-D double eagle, MS66 NGC — expected to bring millions of dollars when they cross the auction block as part […]

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PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS, STILL REBOUNDING FROM HURRICANE SANDY, HAS A FULL SLATE OF AUCTIONS PLANNED FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 2014

PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS, STILL REBOUNDING FROM HURRICANE SANDY, HAS A FULL SLATE OF AUCTIONS PLANNED FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 2014

. December 20, 2013

The action begins Jan. 18, with a sale packed with comics, comic art, sports, animation & more. (LYNBROOK, N.Y.) – Philip Weiss Auctions – which took such a fierce pounding from Hurricane Sandy last year it was forced to move from its decimated facility in Oceanside – is still rebuilding from the storm but has […]

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Books From The Voyage That Inspired Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution Sell For £14,880 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

Books From The Voyage That Inspired Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution Sell For £14,880 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

. December 19, 2013

A book charting the expedition which led to Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, sold as part of a set for £14,880 at Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of Antiquarian Books, held yesterday, Wednesday 18th December. Darwin was invited to join the second surveying voyage of HMS Beagle, by Captain Robert Fitzroy, to write the natural […]

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