Archive for December, 2013

300 LOTS – HEADLINED BY THE UNRESERVED COLLECTION OF RANDY GOTTESFELD OF GASLIGHT TIME IN BROOKLYN, N.Y. – WILL BE SOLD ON JAN. 11

300 LOTS – HEADLINED BY THE UNRESERVED COLLECTION OF RANDY GOTTESFELD OF GASLIGHT TIME IN BROOKLYN, N.Y. – WILL BE SOLD ON JAN. 11

. December 19, 2013

The cataloged auction will be held at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass., at 11 a.m. (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Exactly 300 lots of quality fresh-to-the-market items will be sold in a catalogued auction on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Headlining the auction will be items […]

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BUGATTI 37A/35B RETURNS TO FRANCE FOR BONHAMS PARIS AUCTION

BUGATTI 37A/35B RETURNS TO FRANCE FOR BONHAMS PARIS AUCTION

. December 18, 2013

Built in France in 1929, the Bugatti 37A started life as a four-cylinder Grand Prix model used exclusively for competition. It was first owned by Briton Jack Lemon Burton – founder member of the Bugatti Owners’ Club – whose father gave it to him as a 21st birthday present in 1932 and, having subsequently tuned […]

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Hermes Kelly Bag Brings World Record At Heritage Auctions

Hermes Kelly Bag Brings World Record At Heritage Auctions

. December 18, 2013

A one of a kind Hermès 32cm Matte Geranium Porosus Crocodile & Black Togo Leather Sellier Kelly Bag with Feet set a world record as the most valuable Kelly bag sold at auction when it realized $125,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $3.8+ million Holiday Luxury Signature Auction in Dallas. The Dec. 10-11 designer bag event capped […]

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Christie’s announce Americana Week 2014 series of auctions, viewings and events

Christie’s announce Americana Week 2014 series of auctions, viewings and events

. December 18, 2013

Christie’s announce that Americana Week 2014, a weeklong series of auctions, viewings, and events, will be held from January 18-27. The week of sales is comprised of Important American Silver on January 23, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Decorative Arts on January 24, and Chinese Export Art on January 27. Several prominent private collections […]

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British Car Auctions predicts strong used car values in 2014

British Car Auctions predicts strong used car values in 2014

. December 18, 2013

As average used car values have surged to record levels during 2013, leading vehicle remarketing company, British Car Auctions (BCA) suggests next year could bring more of the same in the used car market as the availability of retail quality used cars is likely to remain limited. Average used car values in 2013 have seen […]

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