March, 2008

Strong Sales and Attendance Kick Off Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Strong Sales and Attendance Kick Off Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla – Collector car sales remain strong after two days of No Reserve auction action at the 6th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event in West Palm Beach, Fla. Combined automotive sales from March 27-28 totaled nearly $10 million with automobilia sales up almost 50 percent from last year. Attendance numbers at the […]

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$4.1 MILLION WORTH OF HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

$4.1 MILLION WORTH OF HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

Calabasas, CA – Profiles in History offered over 1100 iconic Hollywood items at a two day Hollywood memorabilia auction — March 27 & 28, 2008. TOP 30 AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: $345,000.00 King Kong six-sheet movie poster. $126,500.00 Leaping Alien Warrior figure from Aliens. $115,000.00 “Ming the Merciless” cape from Flash Gordon. (Univ., 1936) $115,000.00 Hydraulic screen-used […]

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LiveAuctioneers.com top 5 lots for February

LiveAuctioneers.com top 5 lots for February

New York – Results are drawn from LiveAuctioneers.com’s more than 675 affiliate auction houses across the globe. The company’s database is updated daily with new hammer prices, and represents one of the Web’s most up-to-date resources available. Gent’s Rolex Explorer II wristwatch Sold at Clars’ Fabulous February Auction, Feb. 2-3. The top Internet lot was […]

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Glass shimmers at Green Valley winter sale

Glass shimmers at Green Valley winter sale

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Green Valley hosted its sixth annual winter auction of glass and lighting Jan. 25-27, selling more than 3,500 pieces in 1,804 lots over four sessions. The sale was conducted at the firm’s auction galleries in Mt. Crawford, Va., located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, and was also available on […]

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Fine jewelry at Bonhams, April 22

Fine jewelry at Bonhams, April 22

New York – Collectors and admirers of vintage estate jewelry are looking forward to the April 22 auction of fine jewelry at Bonham’s, preceded by previews in Bonhams’ showrooms in Los Angeles and San Francisco before coming to New York City where the preview and simulcast sale will take place in the auctioneer’s new Manhattan […]

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Bibliophile Sale including Conjuring and Magic

Bibliophile Sale including Conjuring and Magic

Bloomsbury’s Bibliophile sale with its distinctive orange cover (3rd April), is particularly noteworthy for its strong Conjuring section. Last year Bloomsbury had a whole sale dedicated to Magic books which attracted magicians from all over the country; the wires were humming with bids from the United States and Europe. Unrelated to conjuring, but no less […]

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Massive Moorcroft at Charterhouse April Auction

Massive Moorcroft at Charterhouse April Auction

A Moorcroft vase, one of the largest ones ever made by this very popular factory is going under the Charterhouse hammer in their Decorative Arts auction on Friday 18th April at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne. England. Saleroom staff member David Sims with the massive Moorcroft vase in the Charterhouse auction on Friday 18th April […]

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SPEED and Barrett-Jackson Reach Extended Partnership Agreement

SPEED and Barrett-Jackson Reach Extended Partnership Agreement

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla – The world’s premier collector car auction company, Barrett-Jackson, and SPEED™, the definitive motorsports and automotive lifestyle network, have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract to continue live broadcasts of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Events in Scottsdale, Ariz., and West Palm Beach, Fla., and extend coverage to include Barrett-Jackson’s new […]

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Sothebys New York and London to offer Contemporary Art from the Collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs

Sothebys New York and London to offer Contemporary Art from the Collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs

New York, NY – This spring in New York and later this year in London,, Sotheby’s will offer works from the Collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs, one of the most important German private collections of Contemporary art to ever appear on the market. This collection includes major works from artists ranging from Joseph Beuys, […]

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