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Colonial and Revolutionary War-era Items for Bonhams June Arms & Armor Auction

Colonial and Revolutionary War-era Items for Bonhams June Arms & Armor Auction

. May 1, 2013

The Antique Arms and Armor and Sporting Guns auction at Bonhams, June 10 in San Francisco, is highlighted by Colonial and Revolutionary War-era highlights, the leading lot of which is the Roman Wetmore incised American powder horn, attributed to the ‘Mementos Mori’ carver, estimated at $20,000-30,000. The 12-inch powder horn is inscribed “Roman Wetmore/Oswego, Aug. […]

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Icons of the Age We Live in – Collection for Auction

Icons of the Age We Live in – Collection for Auction

. April 30, 2013

A collection of 400 pieces that will be sold May 4 at Gateway Gallery Auction in Chambersburg, PA. Hoffman, 71, spent the last 50 years collecting things that spoke to him “cool stuff, primitive, factory elements, whatever struck me.” Beginning in the late 1960s, as fun outings with friends, the group went to auctions and […]

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Skinner, Inc. to host auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments on May 4

Skinner, Inc. to host auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments on May 4

. April 26, 2013

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – April 26, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments on Saturday, May 4th in its Marlborough gallery. The sale features an eclectic variety of French, English and American clocks, early watches and science material. In conjunction with this sale, Skinner is proud to announce the […]

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Unique Collection for Gateway Gallery Auction

Unique Collection for Gateway Gallery Auction

. April 26, 2013

Baseball cards, coins, comic books and wine are common things to collect; but they just didn’t do it for Howard Hoffman. He focused on items that he saw as “icons of the age we live in” – advertising signs, architectural pieces, art pottery, and Americana; a collection of 400 pieces that will be sold May […]

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16th Century Ottoman Masterpiece Sets World Record at Bonhams Auction

16th Century Ottoman Masterpiece Sets World Record at Bonhams Auction

. April 24, 2013

Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire sold at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale today, April 23, for a total of £748,500 – with one making £447,250 a new world record for an Iznnik bottle and the second bottle selling for £301,250. The sale made a total of £3.6m. The […]

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