June, 2008

Donald Duck Model Sheet Auctioned at Hakes

Donald Duck Model Sheet Auctioned at Hakes

Geppi’s Entertainment Publishing & Auctions has announced that its Hake’s Americana & Collectibles unit has sold the first Donald Duck model sheet, created for the Disney cartoon The Wise Little Hen in 1934, for a recording-breaking $75,000. The 9.5” x12″ sheet of animation paper with four peg holes along bottom margin and two peg holes […]

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RARE PASSENGER LIST FROM THE DOOMED OCEAN LINER TITANIC FETCHES $33,900 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD JUNE 20-22 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS IN NEW YORK

RARE PASSENGER LIST FROM THE DOOMED OCEAN LINER TITANIC FETCHES $33,900 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD JUNE 20-22 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS IN NEW YORK

(Oceanside, N.Y.) – A rare, second-class passenger list from the doomed ocean liner the Titanic, produced by White Star Line and with the words “Titanic, First Sailing, April 12, 1912” handwritten on the cover, sold for $33,900 at a three-day multi-estate sale conducted June 20-22 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The list was from the estate […]

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EUROPEAN FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS TO BE AUCTIONED BY SKINNER, JULY 12TH IN BOSTON FEATURING CERAMICS

EUROPEAN FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS TO BE AUCTIONED BY SKINNER, JULY 12TH IN BOSTON FEATURING CERAMICS

BOSTON, Mass. – June 26, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced its upcoming European Furniture and Decorative Arts auction will take place on Saturday, July 12th in its Boston gallery. More than 900 lots will be sold, featuring an extensive offering of ceramics. CERAMICS English ceramics are […]

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Extensive Glass Collection to Highlight Three-Day Live Interactive Auction

Extensive Glass Collection to Highlight Three-Day Live Interactive Auction

TULSA, OK – Helen “Sassy” Johnston built her extensive collection the old-fashioned way during decades of visiting antique stores worldwide, but thanks to modern technologies her impressive collection will be available for purchase to avid collectors and hobbyists around the world. The three-day auction presented by Kruse International will be broadcast live in high-definition on […]

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Bonhams & Goodman Collectors Cars and Number Plates Auction

Bonhams & Goodman Collectors Cars and Number Plates Auction

Bonhams & Goodman have conducted another successful auction of Collectors’ Cars at their Bay East premises in Sydney’s Waterloo, with a 90% clearance rate. The NSW single digit number plate “6” has sold for an undisclosed amount post auction believed to be approaching a million dollars to a private Sydney collector/investor wishing to remain anonymous. […]

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Sir Stanley Spencer Easel And Painting To Sell At Bonhams

Sir Stanley Spencer Easel And Painting To Sell At Bonhams

An important painting by Sir Stanley Spencer “Crossing the Road” will go under the hammer at Bonhams’ 20th Century British Art Sale on the 2 July. The piece is estimated to sell for £100,000 – 150,000. Spencer’s love of his home village, Cookham, was immortalised in his series of paintings for the “Church-House” scheme that […]

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Bonhams First Sale In Canada Totals CAD $1.7-Million

Bonhams First Sale In Canada Totals CAD $1.7-Million

TORONTO AUCTION SEES BUYERS SCOOP UP WORKS BY RINDISBACHER, RIOPELLE AND LEMIEUX International fine art auctioneers Bonhams, which conducts 700 sales a year across four continents, held its first ever sale on Canadian soil last night, Thursday 19 June 2008, in Toronto. Collectors eager to snap up paintings by some of the country’s most revered […]

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Ritchie Bros shatter records with AU$55 million auction near Brisbane

Ritchie Bros shatter records with AU$55 million auction near Brisbane

VANCOUVER – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted the largest Australian auction in Company history this week, selling AU$55 million (US$52 million) of cranes, heavy equipment and trucks during a two-day unreserved public auction at its Brisbane auction site on June 24 & 25, 2008. Ritchie Bros. (www.rbauction.com), the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, is conducting a record […]

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Sotheby’s July Master Drawings Sale

Sotheby’s July Master Drawings Sale

LONDON – Coinciding with the Master Drawings London, Sotheby’s sale of Old Master Drawings on Wednesday, July 9, 2008 will bring to the market a range of rare and important drawings from the 16th to the 19th centuries, encompassing all European schools. The sale will be spearheaded by an early and rare figure drawing by […]

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