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HOLABIRD WESTERN AMERICANA COLLECTIONS’ 3-DAY AMERICANA AUCTION, AUGUST 24th-26th, WILL FEATURE MORE THAN 2,100 LOTS IN MANY CATEGORIES

HOLABIRD WESTERN AMERICANA COLLECTIONS’ 3-DAY AMERICANA AUCTION, AUGUST 24th-26th, WILL FEATURE MORE THAN 2,100 LOTS IN MANY CATEGORIES

. August 13, 2018

The auction will be held online and in Holabird’s gallery, at 3555 Airway Dr. (Ste. 308) in Reno. RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections’ upcoming Americana auction, planned for August 24th-26th, marks the start of a summer-fall-winter season brimming with a number of major collections. The August event will be held online and in […]

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ITEMS FROM 2 CHAPTERS OF THE TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA MUSEUM RING THE BELL WITH BIDDERS AT BRUNEAU & CO.’S AUCTION

ITEMS FROM 2 CHAPTERS OF THE TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA MUSEUM RING THE BELL WITH BIDDERS AT BRUNEAU & CO.’S AUCTION

. August 9, 2018

The top lots were an original model of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson’s very first telephone from 1881 ($40,000) and an early Bell Butter Stamp magneto phone ($27,500). CRANSTON, R.I. – An original model of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson’s very first telephone from 1881 sold for $40,000 and a rare […]

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SIX ORIGINAL TATTOO FLASH ART SHEETS ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLIE WAGNER AND SAM O’REILLY BRING A COMBINED $41,375 AT RIPLEY AUCTIONS, JULY 28th

SIX ORIGINAL TATTOO FLASH ART SHEETS ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLIE WAGNER AND SAM O’REILLY BRING A COMBINED $41,375 AT RIPLEY AUCTIONS, JULY 28th

. August 8, 2018

The sale was held at Ripley Auctions’ Indianapolis gallery, plus online at riplripleyauctions.com. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Six early American original tattoo flash art sheets attributed to Charlie Wagner and Sam O’Reilly – an astounding representation of American history, folk and outsider art – sold for a combined $41,375 at an auction held July 28th by […]

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HOPEWELL CULTURE CACHE OF PREHISTORIC ARTEFACTS SELLS FOR $162,000 ON BIDSQUARE

HOPEWELL CULTURE CACHE OF PREHISTORIC ARTEFACTS SELLS FOR $162,000 ON BIDSQUARE

. August 7, 2018

NEW YORK, NY — One of the most significant assemblages of Hopewell Culture prehistoric art ever collected more than doubled its high estimate selling for $162,000 on bidsquare.com during Cowan’s Auctions’ Part I of the Collection of Art Gerber: Ancient Art of the Eastern Woodlands auction. The cachewas one of 382 lots offered in the […]

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CINNABAR BENTO BOX CLIMBS TO $23,750 AT NYE & COMPANY AUCTIONEERS

CINNABAR BENTO BOX CLIMBS TO $23,750 AT NYE & COMPANY AUCTIONEERS

. August 4, 2018

The July 25-26 sale was held online and at Nye & Company’s gallery located in Bloomfield, N.J. BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It didn’t come with a sushi roll, ginger salad and miso soup, but a darling cinnabar bento box, offered together with a cloisonné teapot and dish, gaveled for $23,750 to take top lot honors at […]

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