January, 2008

Female Artists Lead Second South African Sale to World Record Figures at Bonhams in London

Female Artists Lead Second South African Sale to World Record Figures at Bonhams in London

Pictures by Irma Stern and Maggie Laubser dominated prices at Bonhams second South African sale in London yesterday (30.1.08) which was over £2m up at £3.7m on the previous sale in May 2007 which achieved £1.4m. The packed saleroom in Bonhams’ Bond Street Headquarters said it all, as 200 bidders in the room and many […]

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Bonhams April Stafford Sale off to Flying Start

Bonhams April Stafford Sale off to Flying Start

Entries for Bonhams’ April sale at The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford continues to grow rapidly. Joining the Brough Superior SS100 and Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 there will be a typically eclectic mix of machines from all eras, ranging from a 1900/01 Chater Lea to a 1999 Egli-Vincent. Founded during the closing years of the 19th Century, […]

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Classic Numismatic Rarity Highlights Heritage Long Beach Auction

Classic Numismatic Rarity Highlights Heritage Long Beach Auction

Press Release – January 21, 2008 Classic Numismatic Rarity Highlights Heritage Long Beach Auction 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Branch Mint PR63 is Among the Most Sought-After Coins in American Numismatic History Dallas, TX: One of numismatics’ most sought-after rarities, the 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Branch Mint, graded PR63 by PCGS, will highlight the Official Auction […]

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Gold at $3,989 per Ounce, Huge, Historic Nugget Brings $1.5 Million

Gold at $3,989 per Ounce, Huge, Historic Nugget Brings $1.5 Million

(Dallas, Texas) – Gold bullion has dropped well below $900, but a gold nugget has been sold for the equivalent of nearly $4,000 an ounce. The fabled “Boot of Cortez,” a nearly foot long gold nugget that weighs 389.4 ounces – more than 26 pounds – was purchased for $1,553,500 in a public auction conducted […]

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Benefit Auctions, Fair Market Value and the IRS

Benefit Auctions, Fair Market Value and the IRS

By Kenny Phillips, Managing Partner Powell Auction & Realty, Knoxville, Tenn Ever been to a benefit auction? They’re different from a typical commercial auction, where the goal is to buy an item at the lowest possible price. At a benefit or charity auction, the bidder knows (or should know) going in that the idea is […]

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Wi-FiLiveBuy(TM) Technology to Power MyWi-FiPrice.com Internet Wi-Fi TV Auctions

Wi-FiLiveBuy(TM) Technology to Power MyWi-FiPrice.com Internet Wi-Fi TV Auctions

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – Wi-Fi TV Inc. announced today that it will utilize new Wi-FiLiveBuy(TM) technology, being developed exclusively for Wi-Fi TV by Consolidated Streaming Inc., to power a new portion of the www.Wi-FiTV.com global distribution platform. Bringing the proven Internet TV delivery of Wi-Fi TV, which already includes hundreds of TV channels with live […]

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Bidz.com, Inc. to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference

Bidz.com, Inc. to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference

CULVER CITY, Calif. – Bidz.com (NASDAQ:BIDZ), a leading online auctioneer of jewelry, announced that the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, David Zinberg, and Chief Financial Officer, Lawrence Kong, will be presenting at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference to be held on February 18-21, 2008, at The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel in […]

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Auctions International Inc. Enters Into Alliance With Boost Motor Group for Joint Marketing of Dealer Inventory

Auctions International Inc. Enters Into Alliance With Boost Motor Group for Joint Marketing of Dealer Inventory

KELOWNA, BC – Auctions International Inc., a technology company that owns and markets proprietary software that enables real time online auctions of virtually any commodity in the wholesale market, announced today that it has entered into an industry alliance with Boost Motor Group Inc. of Toronto, Canada (www.boostmotorgroup.com) to provide car dealers access to another […]

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Complete Collection of Unused Super Bowl Tickets Sold at Auction for $47,263.20

Complete Collection of Unused Super Bowl Tickets Sold at Auction for $47,263.20

Mission Viejo, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2008) – One of only a few known complete runs of unused tickets from Super Bowls I-XLI was sold Tuesday in an online auction at SCPauctions.com to a buyer who elected to remain anonymous. The winning bid for the extremely rare unused tickets was $47,263.20. The bidding opened at $5,000 […]

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