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72-PIECE STERLING SERVICE BY HECTOR AGUILAR, IN THE “AZTEC” MOTIF, SOARS TO $41,400 AT 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE HELD DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

72-PIECE STERLING SERVICE BY HECTOR AGUILAR, IN THE “AZTEC” MOTIF, SOARS TO $41,400 AT 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE HELD DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

. December 12, 2008

(Hillsborough, N.C.) – A beautiful 72-piece sterling silver service (circa 1948-1955) by the renowned Mexican silversmith Hector Aguilar, in the “Aztec” motif, sold for $41,400 at a two-day, four-session multi-estate sale, dubbed the “Historic Hillsborough Auction,” by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. The sale was held at the firm’s spacious showroom, located at […]

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artnet Online Auctions – Alexander Calder Sale

artnet Online Auctions – Alexander Calder Sale

. December 12, 2008

artnet launches Alexander Calder Sale featuring 36 prints and works on paper by the artist New York / Berlin – From December 10-18 artnet Online Auctions will feature a special sale of prints and works on paper by Alexander Calder from the 1960s and 1970s. Leading the sale is a group of 28 prints with […]

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Spiderman Comic Scales New Heights at Bonhams & Goodman

Spiderman Comic Scales New Heights at Bonhams & Goodman

. December 12, 2008

A rare 1962 comic which originally retailed for 12 US cents has weaved a web of success at a Bonhams & Goodman Collectables auction, selling for over $5,000. Six bidders, including three telephone bidders, fought it out before the comic was knocked down to the successful buyer for $5,160 (including buyer’s premium), against an estimate […]

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Burton-Ching Collection for Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields

Burton-Ching Collection for Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields

. December 12, 2008

Rare Auction Opportunity for Interior Design Community An incredible collection of sought after English and Continental reproductions and period pieces from the noted San Francisco-based furniture makers Burton-Ching comes to auction at Bonhams & Butterfields on Sunday, December 14, 2008. During the San Francisco auction, collectors, interior decorators and other savvy bidders will be able […]

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Bertoia Toy Auction Takes $1.8M

Bertoia Toy Auction Takes $1.8M

. December 12, 2008

Teddy Roosevelt’s aim was true in Bertoia Auctions’ $1.8 millon Toys for All Seasons sale, as an early Schoenhut boxed set titled Teddy’s Adventures in Africa swept top-lot honors in the $1.8 million event (all prices quoted inclusive of 15% buyer’s premium). The Nov. 7-9 auction featured 2,516 antique toys, banks, dolls, dollhouse furniture, automata […]

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