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Original Star Spangled Banner Fragments for Heritage Auction

Original Star Spangled Banner Fragments for Heritage Auction

. May 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

Two superbly documented fragments of the original Star Spangled Banner, which inspired America’s national anthem in 1814 as it flew in defiance of the British over Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, MD, and were later in the collection of a Philadelphia museum, are expected to bring $60,000+ when they come up for bid as part of […]

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Bronze and Ivory Figures for Bonhams Design from 1860 Auction

Bronze and Ivory Figures for Bonhams Design from 1860 Auction

. May 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

One of the largest and most impressive groups of bronze and ivory figures to appear at auction in recent years comes under the hammer at the Bonhams ‘Design from 1860’ sale in London on 22 June. Elsewhere in the sale are six highly unusual stained glass windows made for the famous Belgian chocolate house, Côte […]

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Morphy’s June 11 Fine Doll Auction Features The Helen Burton Collection

Morphy’s June 11 Fine Doll Auction Features The Helen Burton Collection

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The 300-lot collection belonging to Helen Burton of Arlington, Va., serves as the centerpiece for Morphy Auctions’ June 11 Fine Doll sale. The collection comprises of approximately 75% of the auction inventory, and according to Morphy’s doll specialist and cataloger Jan Foulke, the contents are highly select. “Helen has always been very discriminating in her […]

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Heritage to Auction French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Ray & Clare Stern in Dallas

Heritage to Auction French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Ray & Clare Stern in Dallas

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

A selection of French decorative arts from the Estate of legendary Dallas power couple Ray and Clare Stern will form the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ June Signature® Decorative Arts Auction, being presented June 1 at Heritage’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. Heritage Auctions will host a wine and cheese reception on Tuesday, May 31, […]

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Christie’s to Auction Watches from the Collection of James Ward Packard

Christie’s to Auction Watches from the Collection of James Ward Packard

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s announce the descendants of James Ward Packard have entrusted the auction house with the sale of exceptional timepieces from this legendary collection. These extraordinary watches remain in pristine condition, having been stored away in a bank vault for the last 60 years. They will be unveiled for the first time to the public this […]

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