May, 2008

Cover Art to 1952 EC Weird Science Comic Sells for $200,000

Cover Art to 1952 EC Weird Science Comic Sells for $200,000

Dallas, TX – A major, sophisticated collector of comic book art paid $200,000 for the original cover art of a 1952 horror/science fiction comic in a transaction brokered by Heritage Auction Galleries, the Dallas-based firm announced today. Wally Wood’s cover art for Weird Science #16 (EC Comics, 1952) had been the property of another private […]

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Victoria Cross Medal and  Burke and Wills Breastplate to Stay in Australia after Auction

Victoria Cross Medal and Burke and Wills Breastplate to Stay in Australia after Auction

The future of two important pieces of South Australian history was secured following an auction by Bonhams and Goodman in Sydney on 20 May 2008, when a Victoria Cross medal group awarded to Vietnam War hero Major Peter Badcoe VC, along with a breastplate related to the Burke and Wills expedition, was sold to the […]

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Thomson, Varley, McNicoll and Holgate Lead Way in Heffel’s $11.5 Million Auction

Thomson, Varley, McNicoll and Holgate Lead Way in Heffel’s $11.5 Million Auction

On Thursday night at the Vancouver Convention Centre’s Parkview Terrace, Heffel Fine Art Auction House held the one of the top Canadian fine art auctions in history. The auction was the first of Canada’s major spring auctions, featuring 164 lots, one which sold for just over a million dollars. The $11.5 million sales total is […]

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Records Set at American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Auction

Records Set at American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Auction

NEW YORK, NY – Sotheby’s, spring sale of American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture brought a total of $87,006,200 (est. $52,615,000), the second highest total ever for a sale of American Paintings. Seventeen works sold for over $1 million, three of which sold for over $5 million. Fourteen artist records at Auction were set for artists […]

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The Orientalist Sale at Sotheby’s to be Led by Osman Hamdy Bey’s A Lady of Constantinople

The Orientalist Sale at Sotheby’s to be Led by Osman Hamdy Bey’s A Lady of Constantinople

LONDON – Hot on the heels of The Orientalist Sale at Sotheby’s New York in April – which realised $8.7 million and saw Jean- Léon Gérôme’s Rüstem Pasha Mosque, Istanbul sell for $1.9 million – Sotheby’s London is now delighted to announce that it will present an impressive range of Turkish, North African and Middle […]

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CIVIL WAR ITEMS LEAD THE CHARGE AT MAY 1-3 ANTIQUES, COINS & ART AUCTION HELD BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES IN FLAT ROCK, N.C

CIVIL WAR ITEMS LEAD THE CHARGE AT MAY 1-3 ANTIQUES, COINS & ART AUCTION HELD BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES IN FLAT ROCK, N.C

(Flat Rock, N.C.) – A pair of scarce Confederate Civil War buttons soared to $8,000, and an image of Georgia Confederate Sgt. Nathaniel Gardner hammered for $7,000 at a three-day Antiques, Coins and Art Auction held May 1-3 by Richard D. Hatch & Associates. They were the top two lots in a sale that featured […]

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Boston Estate Comes South To Mix It Up With Prominent Florida Family

Boston Estate Comes South To Mix It Up With Prominent Florida Family

The lifetime collections of art, antiques, jewelry, silver and famous name shotguns from two outstanding estates will cross the block at Turkey Creek Auctions in Citra, FL on June 21. (CITRA, FL) – Turkey Creek Auctions owner in Citra, FL, Charles David Glynn, has been a busy fellow recently. He secured the consignment of the […]

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SKINNER’S AMERICANA AUCTION TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 8 2008

SKINNER’S AMERICANA AUCTION TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 8 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – May 22, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of American furniture and decorative arts on Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 11 a.m. in its Boston gallery. The sale will feature well over 500 lots of material from American craftsman and artists. Paintings […]

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Tennants Vintage Leica and Nikon Camera Auction

Tennants Vintage Leica and Nikon Camera Auction

Tennants is delighted to be offering a large collection of vintage and modern high quality 35mm cameras by Leica and Nikon in their specialist Scientific and Musical Instruments, Cameras and Tools Sale on Saturday, 31st May 2008. Included in the 75 lots of cameras to be sold, approximately 20 Leica and 20 Nikon cameras come […]

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