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GUN WITH A SCOTTISH TWIST AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF AUCTION  AT GLENEAGLES IN AUGUST

GUN WITH A SCOTTISH TWIST AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF AUCTION AT GLENEAGLES IN AUGUST

. July 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

A GUN BUILT for Scottish Politician, the Rt. Hon Richard Haldane, who was noted for forming the Territorial Army in 1907 is among the highlights of Gavin Gardiner’s annual auction of Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns, which will be held in association with Sotheby’s. The sale will take place on the evening of Monday, […]

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English Silver Cooler Auctioned for 2.5 Million Pounds at Sotheby’s

English Silver Cooler Auctioned for 2.5 Million Pounds at Sotheby’s

. July 7, 2010 . 0 Comments

A monumental silver wine cooler, weighing 168 pounds (11 ½ stone or 2597 oz.) and measuring well over a meter across, has been sold at Sotheby’s for £2,505,250, establishing a new record price for English silver. The spectacular cistern, as “Large as a Small Bathing-Tub”, sold to a private Asian buyer. It was lot 8 […]

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Bonhams to Auction Indian Mutiny Items at Summer Athenaeum Sale

Bonhams to Auction Indian Mutiny Items at Summer Athenaeum Sale

. July 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

Bonhams are to sell a private family collection of items relating to the Indian Mutiny of 1857/58 during their Summer Athenaeum sale at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk on Thursday 15th July. The Indian Mutiny of 1857/58 stands out amongst the many major historical events of the 19th century and lasted thirteen months while the Indians […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction 16th Century Italian Table

Sotheby’s to Auction 16th Century Italian Table

. July 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London will offer for sale a remarkable example of 16th-century craftsmanship – an Italian rosewood table, inlaid with ivory and finely engraved, on Tuesday 6th July 2010. In 1989 this same piece sold at auction for £6,000. More recent research by Sotheby’s specialists has revealed that in fact the table has a history and […]

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Confederate Battle Flag of Gen. Lloyd Tilghman brings $59,750 at Civil War Auction

Confederate Battle Flag of Gen. Lloyd Tilghman brings $59,750 at Civil War Auction

. July 5, 2010 . 0 Comments

Rare artifacts relating to famous Sons of the South proved both popular and valuable with the more than 780 bidders who competed for almost 900 lots in Heritage Auctions’$1.16 million June 25 Signature® Arms & Militaria Including Civil War auction, with the Presentation Flag of Confederate Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman, along with the Inscribed Sword […]

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