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Cowan’s Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction Totals Over $1,023,700

Cowan’s Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction Totals Over $1,023,700

. May 11, 2010

Cowan’s April 28 and 29, 2010, Historic Firearms and Early Militaria had total proceeds reach over $1,023,700, with 859 bidders competing for 1265 lots. Featuring two significant collections of cavalry materials, the first day of the auction passed only five out of 676 lots. Items from the French and Indian War and Spanish American War […]

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Estate Road Show Vintage Toys Auction

Estate Road Show Vintage Toys Auction

. April 14, 2010

Remarkable selection of vintage toys to be auctioned by Estate Road Show over the weekends of May 8-9 and May 22-23. The 1,200-1,500-lot sale sessions, featuring toys amassed individually over several decades by five brothers, will be live events conducted in Killen, Ala., with Internet bidding through eBay Timed-Live, a service exclusive to Estate Roadshow. […]

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Unique Lion Sewing Machine for Bonhams Auction

Unique Lion Sewing Machine for Bonhams Auction

. March 31, 2010

The only surviving privately owned example of a Victorian ‘Lion’ treadle lock-stitch sewing machine is for sale at Bonhams Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments auction at Knightsbridge on Wednesday 21 April. This dramatic looking machine was made in 1868 for the American market by Kimball and Morton, a Glasgow based manufacturer. In the shape […]

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Sotheby’s New York Fine European Furniture Auction Highlights

Sotheby’s New York Fine European Furniture Auction Highlights

. March 29, 2010

Among the leading works in the spring sale of Fine European Furniture Including Tapestries, Silver, Ceramics and Carpets Lodewijk van Schoor (est. $120/150,000). The tapestry features the arms of Don Zenón de Somodevilla y Bengoechea (1702-1781), a self-made statesman of the Enlightenment who rose through the ranks of the Spanish Navy and was appointed Prime […]

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Gordon Stark Americana and Advertising Collection for Noel Barrett Auction

Gordon Stark Americana and Advertising Collection for Noel Barrett Auction

. March 29, 2010

Noel Barrett has spent the last several months preparing a spring treat to boost the spirits of winter-weary collectors. His May 1-2 auction, comprised of 1,200 choice lots of early toys and other compatible categories of antiques, is led by the renowned Americana and advertising collection of the late Gordon Stark of Kansas City. Other […]

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