January, 2008

James Dean’s “Lucky Charm” Watch to be Auctioned by Heritage

James Dean’s “Lucky Charm” Watch to be Auctioned by Heritage

Dallas, TX – In their upcoming Music and Entertainment Signature auction, to be held on April 5 and 6, Heritage will offer the lucky charm to which James Dean attributed his success. Dean’s lucky watch is one of the most important personal artifacts of James Dean left in existence, and we can only conclude that […]

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Toronto Collection of 1950s Comics to be Auctioned by Heritage

Toronto Collection of 1950s Comics to be Auctioned by Heritage

Dallas, TX – Heritage Auction Galleries has announced the discovery of a comic book collection with an estimated total auction value of over $250,000. This collection of 1950s comics, dubbed “the Toronto Collection,” will be auctioned without reserve beginning with the firm’s Feb. 28-29 Dallas auction. “It seems hard to believe now, but superhero comics […]

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Aulden Cellars-Sothebys – Finest and Rarest Wines featuring The Cellar of V. Cheryl Womack

Aulden Cellars-Sothebys – Finest and Rarest Wines featuring The Cellar of V. Cheryl Womack

New York – Aulden Cellars-Sotheby’s March 15th sale of Finest and Rarest Wines will feature The Cellar of V. Cheryl Womack, one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs, innovators and business leaders, and Chairperson of the non-profit organization Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World™. The present offering includes 4,775 bottles from Bordeaux, Burgundy, California and Australia, […]

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First U.S. Bentley Brooklands Coupe Auctioned for $450,000 During Naples Winter Wine Festival

First U.S. Bentley Brooklands Coupe Auctioned for $450,000 During Naples Winter Wine Festival

NAPLES, Fla – The first Bentley Brooklands coupe destined for the U.S. market has been purchased for $450,000 at a charity auction held during the 2008 Naples Winter Wine Festival. The $14 million from the auction sale will directly benefit the Naples Children and Education Foundation, which supports charitable and educational programs to improve the […]

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Charity Wine Auction Raises $14 Million in Four Hours

Charity Wine Auction Raises $14 Million in Four Hours

AuctionPublicity.com – NAPLES, FL – The Naples Winter Wine Festival raised today $14 million under the auction tent for children’s charities, making it once again the most successful charity wine auction in the world. During the four-hour auction, attended by 635 guests at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, auction attendees bid on 72 one-of-a-kind, […]

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2008 Maserati GranTurismo Bestows Italian Beauty and Charity at Naples Winter Wine Festival

2008 Maserati GranTurismo Bestows Italian Beauty and Charity at Naples Winter Wine Festival

NAPLES, Fla., – Continuing a tradition which began in 2004 with the introduction of the four-door Quattroporte, Maserati has brought Italian flair and desire to Naples, allowing one lucky individual the chance to return from the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival with an even rarer vintage — a 2008 specially customized GranTurismo luxury performance coupe. […]

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Fontaine’s Auction Gallery To Join WorthPoint

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery To Join WorthPoint

Reston, VA – WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, today announced that Fontaine’s Auction Gallery has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Fontaines’s will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Fontaine’s, WorthPoint […]

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Letter From President Lincoln Brings $14,500 at Smythe Auction

Letter From President Lincoln Brings $14,500 at Smythe Auction

Manhattan, New York – January 24, 2008 – New York auction house RM Smythe & Co, Inc held one of the most successful autograph auctions in its 125-year history on Thursday, January 17, 2008. The sale, featuring the collection of Steven Lee Carson, saw an unprecedented 77 percent of offered lots sell. Although the auction […]

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SALVADOR DALI GIVES THE FINGER TO A CHESS SET

SALVADOR DALI GIVES THE FINGER TO A CHESS SET

A chess set designed by Salvador Dali reproducing his own fingers sold for $23,400 at Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches. A close up look at the details of the digits of renowned artist Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904-1989) could be found in the figures of a chess set designed by Dali at the request of […]

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BidRx(R) Grows to More Than 40,000 Members Strong

BidRx(R) Grows to More Than 40,000 Members Strong

OSHKOSH, WI – BidRx.com, the Internet supermarket for prescription medications, today announced reaching the milestone of more than 40,000 members. The competitive electronic marketplace (CEM®), launched in 2006, is proving to be an accepted solution for the rising costs of prescription medications by first creating transparent, head-to-head competition between pharmaceutical companies. Second, BidRx® creates competition […]

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Record Results at January, Smythe, Autograph Auction

Record Results at January, Smythe, Autograph Auction

Manhattan, New York – January 24, 2008 – New York auction house RM Smythe & Co, Inc held one of the most successful autograph auctions in its 125-year history on Thursday, January 17, 2008. The sale, featuring the collection of Steven Lee Carson, saw an unprecedented 77 percent of offered lots sell. Although the auction […]

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ONLY FLAG KNOWN TO EXIST FROM THE SECOND GEORGIA INFANTRY REGIMENT, CONFEDERATE ARMY, TO BE SOLD FEB. 21-23 BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES

ONLY FLAG KNOWN TO EXIST FROM THE SECOND GEORGIA INFANTRY REGIMENT, CONFEDERATE ARMY, TO BE SOLD FEB. 21-23 BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES

(Flat Rock, N.C.) – The only flag known to exist from the Second Georgia Infantry Regiment of the Confederate Army, made in 1860 by eight ladies in Burke County, Ga., will be sold at a massive three-day multi-estate sale to be held February 21-23 by Richard D. Hatch & Associates. A pair of Union presentation […]

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