February, 2008

Thomaston Place Auction Gallery Partners With WorthPoint

Thomaston Place Auction Gallery Partners With WorthPoint

Reston, VA – February 24, 2008 – WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Thomaston Place Auction Gallery has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Thomaston’s will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint Web site. With […]

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Interest in Lipton Collection Spans the Globe, Drives $1.3 Million Result

Interest in Lipton Collection Spans the Globe, Drives $1.3 Million Result

Freeman’s December 10th sale of The Collection of William Lipton: Chinese Objects in Literati Taste, Furniture & Other Asian Works of Art drew attention from around the world, with bidders traveling to Philadelphia from China, Taiwan, Monaco, England and across the United States to view the collection and participate in the sale. Nearly 700 lots […]

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Alderfer Auction Company Sells 1939 Ford Woody Wagon For $47,300

Alderfer Auction Company Sells 1939 Ford Woody Wagon For $47,300

On Saturday, January 19, the Alderfer Auction Company, in conjunction with Todd Wish Enterprises, sold a large collection of fresh-to-market “Barnfind” vintage automobiles and parts to a near record-setting crowd in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. And the key word here was “Barnfind”. It’s getting harder for serious car restorers to locate specific vintage makes and models that […]

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Bonnie Prince Charlie Jacobite Secret Service Ring sells for 14,640

Bonnie Prince Charlie Jacobite Secret Service Ring sells for 14,640

An eighteenth century Jacobite secret service ring sold for £14,640 (including buyer’s premium) at Lyon & Turnbull’s inaugural Scottish Silver Sale on the 13th February 2008 in Edinburgh. Colin Fraser, Silver Specialist at Lyon & Turnbull said “We are very pleased with the result. We had bids from across the country and overseas. The ring […]

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Bonnie & Clyde Ford to go to highest bidder

Bonnie & Clyde Ford to go to highest bidder

A beautifully restored 1935 Ford V8 Coupe in largely original condition will be one of the most sought-after lots of Shannons 13th annual Melbourne International Motor Show Auction on Monday March 10. Ford promoted the 1935 range as having ‘Greater Beauty, Greater Comfort and Greater Safety, but it was the brisk performance of the flathead […]

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