Archive for 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

| June 28, 2014

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

| June 27, 2014

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

| June 27, 2014

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

| June 27, 2014

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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MID-18th CENTURY AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE HIGHBOY GAVELS FOR $32,500 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE’S THREE-DAY EXCEPTIONAL ESTATE AUCTION, JUNE 6-8

MID-18th CENTURY AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE HIGHBOY GAVELS FOR $32,500 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE’S THREE-DAY EXCEPTIONAL ESTATE AUCTION, JUNE 6-8

| June 24, 2014

Also, a George II mahogany tilt-top table and a Lannuier Empire table each brought $30,000. ATLANTA, Ga. – A mahogany carved and figured Queen Anne highboy (high chest of drawers raised on cabriole legs), likely originating from Massachusetts and dating between 1730 and 1750, sold for $32,500 at a huge, high-end, multi-estate auction held June […]

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‘Painting with scissors’ Matisse’s rare Jazz print series at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

‘Painting with scissors’ Matisse’s rare Jazz print series at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

| June 24, 2014

Henri Matisse’s cut-outs have been receiving floods of visitors at the Tate Modern exhibition Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs which opened earlier this year. On Thursday 3rd July Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are offering collectors and investors the opportunity to take home some of the fascinating and rare cut-out works from the final chapter of Matisse’s […]

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Classic & Iconic Watches For The Collector At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Classic & Iconic Watches For The Collector At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

| June 24, 2014

A comprehensive collection of privately sourced wristwatches from the finest watchmakers will be sold as part of a series of luxury auctions at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Donnington Priory saleroom in Berkshire on Wednesday 9th July, alongside Fine Jewellery, Silver, Pens and Luxury Accessories. Leading the sale will be an Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak gentleman’s […]

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