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More Than 4,000 Bidders Attend the Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Grande Prairie Auction

More Than 4,000 Bidders Attend the Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Grande Prairie Auction

. April 23, 2007

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (TSX: RBA)(NYSE: RBA), the world’s largest auctioneer of industrial and agricultural equipment, announces the results of its large Grande Prairie, Alberta auction held April 18 and 19, 2007. A record 4,300 registered bidders from 15 countries attended the unreserved auction. They came from all 10 Canadian provinces and two territories, as well […]

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SOTHEBYS & SCP AUCTIONS TO SELL  IMPORTANT SPORTS MEMORABILIA AND CARDS ON TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2007

SOTHEBYS & SCP AUCTIONS TO SELL IMPORTANT SPORTS MEMORABILIA AND CARDS ON TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2007

. April 23, 2007

On June 5, 2007, Sotheby’s and SCP Auctions will offer three unprecedented single-owner collections: The Estate of New York baseball legend Casey Stengel, The Collection of Mitsuhiko Fujita, featuring memorabilia from the 1934 Tour of Japan, and the finest private collection of Hall of Fame basketball jerseys ever to come up for auction. Additional outstanding […]

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Desert Orchid Back In The Starting Stalls For Bonhams Next Racing Sale In Newmarket

Desert Orchid Back In The Starting Stalls For Bonhams Next Racing Sale In Newmarket

. April 23, 2007

Bonhams second Racing Sale at Newmarket to be held on July 20th takes place at the premises of Europe’s largest bloodstock auctioneers, Tattersalls. Among the many items on sale that celebrate the Sport of Kings is a painting of a prince among horses, Desert Orchid, the legendary steeplechaser. The picture of `Dessie’, an oil by […]

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Auction Industry Growth Continued in First Quarter of 2007, NAA Research Study Shows

Auction Industry Growth Continued in First Quarter of 2007, NAA Research Study Shows

. April 21, 2007

Gross sales revenues from auctions by NAA members in the first quarter of 2007 increased 2% over the same-time period one year ago, a study by the NAA has found. If this trend continues, this will translate into approximately $266 billion total revenue for 2007 for the entire auction industry, up from $257.2 billion in […]

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BONHAMS SELL SCULPTURE OF SIKH HERO FOR 1.7M POUNDS

BONHAMS SELL SCULPTURE OF SIKH HERO FOR 1.7M POUNDS

. April 20, 2007

PRINCE WHO LOST PUNJAB KINGDOM & THE KOH-i-NOOR DIAMOND THE BUST of the Indian Prince and Sikh hero, Maharaja Duleep Singh, fashioned by British sculptor John Gibson almost 150 years ago, was sold for £1.7m at Bonhams Indian and Islamic Sale today, April 19th at 101 New Bond Street. The bust was estimated to sell […]

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