June, 2014

THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF WALTER PLACE – A MANSION HOME BUILT PRIOR TO THE CIVIL WAR IN HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS. – WILL BE AUCTIONED JULY 11th & 12th

THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF WALTER PLACE – A MANSION HOME BUILT PRIOR TO THE CIVIL WAR IN HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS. – WILL BE AUCTIONED JULY 11th & 12th

Many of the furnishings are original to the home, completed in 1859 and used as a Union Army camp and residence for General U.S. Grant, his wife and their slave (yes, Grant owned a slave!) HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The entire contents of Walter Place – a spectacular antebellum home completed in 1859 and used […]

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Unique Tibet Victoria Cross Medal Group Expected To Realise £200,000-250,000 In Morton & Eden Auction On July 2

Unique Tibet Victoria Cross Medal Group Expected To Realise £200,000-250,000 In Morton & Eden Auction On July 2

A unique group of medals including the only Victoria Cross awarded for the British campaign in Tibet is to be offered by specialist London auctioneers Morton & Eden in a sale of Medals, Orders and Decorations. The sale is on Wednesday July 2. The medal group awarded to Lieutenant, later Colonel, John Duncan Grant (1890-95), […]

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THE MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE BOX

THE MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE BOX

A mysterious antique Chinese box has just totalled £1,600 at auction this week, (25th June). The box discovered in a rural property in the Tamworth/Lichfield area appeared as Lot 655 in Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield three-day Antique, Home & Interiors Sale. Oriental works of art of all varieties are kept back for specialist sales […]

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SPECIMEN SET OF FIVE BANKNOTES FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES DATED 1973-1976 SELLS FOR $16,520 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS, MAY 20th

SPECIMEN SET OF FIVE BANKNOTES FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES DATED 1973-1976 SELLS FOR $16,520 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS, MAY 20th

The worldwide banknote session was led by the Tasmanian Devil Collection of Australian notes. FORT LEE, N.J. – A 1973-1976 specimen set of five banknotes from the United Arab Emirates sold for $16,520 at an auction of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera held May 20th by Archives […]

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