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Vibrant Colors & Whimsey to Lead GARTH’S March 11-12 Americana Auction

Vibrant Colors & Whimsey to Lead GARTH’S March 11-12 Americana Auction

Vibrant colors and whimsical creations should warm up the saleroom and beat the winter doldrums at Garth’s March 11-12, 2011 Americana auction. With over 800 lots offered in two sessions, the spectrum of colors and amazing designs will shine throughout the display of American formal and painted furniture, folk art, fine art, decorative accessories and […]

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David Roberts Holy Land For Auction at Bonhams

David Roberts Holy Land For Auction at Bonhams

A very fine and extremely rare hand-coloured copy of the six-volume ‘The Holy Land’ by David Roberts is for auction at Bonhams sale of Printed Books and Manuscripts in London on 22 March. It is estimated at £70,000- 90,000. The volumes date from 1842–1849 and were owned by Sir Eldon Gorst, one of Britain’s most […]

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Buck Rogers Collection Auctioned at Morphy’s

Buck Rogers Collection Auctioned at Morphy’s

A collection of Buck Rogers toys amassed over 40 years by a Chicago man, the late Wayne Jagielski, brought in more than $103,500 (all prices quoted include 15% buyer’s premium) at Morphy’s Jan. 29 auction in Denver, Pa. The overall total for the sale of antique and vintage toys was $420,000. “About 10 family members, […]

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Christie’s Announces the Sale of the Michel Wittock Collection Part IV

Christie’s Announces the Sale of the Michel Wittock Collection Part IV

Christie’s fine art auctioneers has announced the sale of the Michel Wittock Collection, Part IV, which will be held in Paris on May 11. As well as an exceptional copy of the famous Description de l’Egypte, bound by Jean-Joseph Tessier in polished and richly decorated calfskin, the collection includes a fine selection of French literature […]

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