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RARE 16th CENTURY SPANISH OR ITALIAN COMBED MORION HELMET REALIZES $7,675 AT AUCTION #77, HELD LIVE AND ONLINE BY MOHAWK ARMS, JUNE 16-17

RARE 16th CENTURY SPANISH OR ITALIAN COMBED MORION HELMET REALIZES $7,675 AT AUCTION #77, HELD LIVE AND ONLINE BY MOHAWK ARMS, JUNE 16-17

. July 26, 2017

The morion was the top lot in an auction that featured 1,500 items spanning many generations. BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A rare, 16th century Spanish or Italian combed morion (tall dome-shaped infantry helmet featuring a rim and upswept front and rear peak) sold for $7,675 to take top lot honors at Militaria Auction #77, a catalog […]

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John Coker to Offer Rare Antique American Glass Bottles at No-Reserve Auction August 3

John Coker to Offer Rare Antique American Glass Bottles at No-Reserve Auction August 3

. July 20, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, MA – A distinguished eastern Tennessee family’s three-generation collection of antique American glass bottles and flasks will be auctioned with no reserve on Thursday, Aug. 3 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Auctioneer John W. Coker has chosen the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel as the venue for his auction of the Frank M. Hodges Jr and […]

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TWO SIDE TABLES BY PHILIP AND KELVIN LAVERNE AND AN OIL PAINTING BY BEN AUSTRIAN WILL HEADLINE ANTIQUES & MODERN’S BIG JULY 29th AUCTION

TWO SIDE TABLES BY PHILIP AND KELVIN LAVERNE AND AN OIL PAINTING BY BEN AUSTRIAN WILL HEADLINE ANTIQUES & MODERN’S BIG JULY 29th AUCTION

. July 18, 2017

The 300+-lot auction will be held online and at the firm’s gallery in West Palm Beach, Florida. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A pair of hexagonal form ‘Chan’ side tables by Philip and Kelvin Laverne and a 1906 oil on canvas painting by American artist Ben Austrian (1870-1921) will be part of Antiques & Modern […]

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OCEAN LINER MEMORABILIA FROM THE TITANIC, THE ANDREA DORIA AND THE SS NORMANDIE EARN TOP LOT HONORS AT WEISS AUCTIONS’ JUNE 22nd AUCTION

OCEAN LINER MEMORABILIA FROM THE TITANIC, THE ANDREA DORIA AND THE SS NORMANDIE EARN TOP LOT HONORS AT WEISS AUCTIONS’ JUNE 22nd AUCTION

. July 6, 2017

The auction was held at Weiss Auctions’ gallery in Lynbrook, New York and grossed $220,000. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Ocean liner memorabilia took top lot honors at Weiss Auctions’ June 22nd sale, as a letter handwritten aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912 sold for $22,600, an original life ring from the SS Andrea […]

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Rare four page Vellum Document, Privateers during the Napoleonic Wars to be Auctioned by Spink in London

Rare four page Vellum Document, Privateers during the Napoleonic Wars to be Auctioned by Spink in London

. July 1, 2017

Privateers during the Napoleonic Wars ‘Queenborough’: 1806 (12 June) Articles of Agreement between the Owners, Commander, Officers and Crew of this private ship of war. This four page vellum document is extremely rare, giving explicit details of the obligations of the owners and crew, together with a detailed breakdown of the distribution of the prize […]

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