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1880 $4 Stella Coiled Hair Cameo coin for auction at Bonhams Los Angeles

1880 $4 Stella Coiled Hair Cameo coin for auction at Bonhams Los Angeles

. August 7, 2013

Bonhams will auction an 1880 $4 Stella Coiled Hair Cameo coin, estimated to sell for between $1,000,000-1,500,000, in the September 23 Coins and Medals auction. The coin is one of many highlights from the Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins on offer, a 27-strong selection assembled by a private collector of nearly […]

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Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

. August 5, 2013

An original 1931 poster for Frankenstein set a world record as the most valuable insert movie poster ever sold at auction when it realized $262,900 at Heritage Auctions July 27-28. The sale provided a monster payday for the collector who bought the 14 by 36 inch poster as a teenager for only a few dollars […]

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Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

. August 3, 2013

Christies is to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A (1880-1964) – the celebrated collector, architect and President of the Royal Academy (1954-1956), in London on 18 and 19 September 2013. All great collections are exercises in creativity and self-expression, but rarely do they give such a vivid impression of the collector’s discerning […]

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Bonhams to auction The Tacasyl Collection of gold coins in September

Bonhams to auction The Tacasyl Collection of gold coins in September

. August 3, 2013

Bonhams announce the sale of “The Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins” on September 23 in Los Angeles. This collection of 27 lots represents a nearly complete collection of every major gold design type issued in Proof in the US between 1836 and 1915. Each lot in this collection could be considered […]

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Chinese flambe glazed bottle vase auctions for £337,250 at Bonhams

Chinese flambe glazed bottle vase auctions for £337,250 at Bonhams

. July 25, 2013

A very fine and rare Imperial Chinese flambé-glazed bottle vase with an incised Qianlong seal mark of the period was sold today, 23 July, for £337,250 at Bonhams auction of the contents of Trelissick House, Cornwall. It had been estimated at £70,000-100,000. It was acquired by a collector in mainland China. Trelissick House is the […]

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