Archive for July, 2017

OCEAN LINER MEMORABILIA FROM THE TITANIC, THE ANDREA DORIA AND THE SS NORMANDIE EARN TOP LOT HONORS AT WEISS AUCTIONS’ JUNE 22nd AUCTION

OCEAN LINER MEMORABILIA FROM THE TITANIC, THE ANDREA DORIA AND THE SS NORMANDIE EARN TOP LOT HONORS AT WEISS AUCTIONS’ JUNE 22nd AUCTION

. July 6, 2017

The auction was held at Weiss Auctions’ gallery in Lynbrook, New York and grossed $220,000. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Ocean liner memorabilia took top lot honors at Weiss Auctions’ June 22nd sale, as a letter handwritten aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912 sold for $22,600, an original life ring from the SS Andrea […]

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Rare four page Vellum Document, Privateers during the Napoleonic Wars to be Auctioned by Spink in London

Rare four page Vellum Document, Privateers during the Napoleonic Wars to be Auctioned by Spink in London

. July 1, 2017

Privateers during the Napoleonic Wars ‘Queenborough’: 1806 (12 June) Articles of Agreement between the Owners, Commander, Officers and Crew of this private ship of war. This four page vellum document is extremely rare, giving explicit details of the obligations of the owners and crew, together with a detailed breakdown of the distribution of the prize […]

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HOLABIRD WESTERN AMERICANA COLLECTIONS, LLC GEARS UP FOR A MAJOR THREE-DAY AUCTION EVENT, JULY 8th-9th-10th IN RENO, PACKED WITH 1,998 LOTS

HOLABIRD WESTERN AMERICANA COLLECTIONS, LLC GEARS UP FOR A MAJOR THREE-DAY AUCTION EVENT, JULY 8th-9th-10th IN RENO, PACKED WITH 1,998 LOTS

. July 1, 2017

The auction will be held online, via several bidding platforms, and in Holabird’s Reno gallery. RENO, Nev. – Fresh off a two-day, 400-lot antique bottle auction on June 16th and 17th that saw several records fall and grossed more than $120,000, Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will climb right back in the saddle with an […]

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