Archive for June, 2014

The Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part I, At Heritage Auctions

The Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part I, At Heritage Auctions

. June 9, 2014

The extraordinary rare coin collection of Lancaster, PA collector Eugene H. Gardner will be presented in the first of four unreserved auctions , taking place June 23, 2014 at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (2 E. 79th Street, at 5th Avenue). “This collection is, without a doubt, one of the finest groupings ever assembled,” said Greg Rohan, […]

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Heritage Estate Auction Includes European Paintings, Fine Jewelry

Heritage Estate Auction Includes European Paintings, Fine Jewelry

. June 9, 2014

A strong selection of important European paintings, including Perroquet, 1958, by Bernard Buffet (est. $40,000+), and Saint-Jean Baptiste, circa 1931-39, by Georges Rouault (est. $40,000+) highlights 1,400+ lots in Heritage Auctions’ June 21-22 Fine & Decorative Arts Including Estates Signature Auction in Dallas. The auction features a hand-picked selection of fine jewelry and decorative arts. […]

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ORIGINAL $1,000 FACE PROOF CHARTER #290 U.S. NATIONAL BANK NOTE, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN, REALIZES $96,050 AT  PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ MAY 29 SALE

ORIGINAL $1,000 FACE PROOF CHARTER #290 U.S. NATIONAL BANK NOTE, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN, REALIZES $96,050 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ MAY 29 SALE

. June 7, 2014

The Bank Note proof went to a bidding agent on the floor; it was estimated at $80,000-$120,000. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An exceedingly rare proof of an original series $1,000 face charter #290 U.S. National Bank Note, one of only two examples known, sold for $96,050 at a Stamps, Coins & Postcards Auction held May 29th […]

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Summer Fine Wine Sale in London

Summer Fine Wine Sale in London

. June 7, 2014

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are pleased to announce their Summer Fine Wine sale, offering collectors the chance to stock the cellar with over 350 lots of vinous treasure in a range of lot sizes from single bottles to cases of magnums. Following the success of their inaugural London Fine Wine auction, the sale will be […]

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MEN’S LONGINES WRISTWATCH, PURCHASED IN THE 1940s AND DESCENDED IN THE SAME FAMILY EVER SINCE, BRINGS $50,600 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS, MAY 31

MEN’S LONGINES WRISTWATCH, PURCHASED IN THE 1940s AND DESCENDED IN THE SAME FAMILY EVER SINCE, BRINGS $50,600 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS, MAY 31

. June 6, 2014

The wristwatch was easily the top lot of the sale – an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction. GENESEO, N.Y. – A rare, handsome men’s Longines wristwatch, originally purchased around the time of World War II and descended in the same Buffalo, N.Y., family ever since, sold for $50,600 at an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction […]

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