September, 2008

THE ESTATE OF HENRY BROWNELL WILL LEAD A 450-LOT MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION PLANNED FOR OCTOBER 18  BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY

THE ESTATE OF HENRY BROWNELL WILL LEAD A 450-LOT MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION PLANNED FOR OCTOBER 18 BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY

(Pittsfield, Mass.) – A splendid period Queen Anne lowboy, made around 1750 in New Hampshire and with front ball-and-claw feet and the original brass hardware, is the expected headliner at a multi-estate sale slated for Saturday, Oct. 18, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The lowboy, showing great proportions at 31-1/2 inches tall by 31-1/2 inches wide, […]

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World Records Set at Skinner Fine Wine Sale

World Records Set at Skinner Fine Wine Sale

BOLTON, Mass. – September 30, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it has set several world records for some of the most expensive bottles of fine wine sold at auction. At the recent Boston sale of Fine Wines, held September 19, 2008, […]

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Part II of the Historic Alschuler Antique Paperweight Collection Expected to Set Records at Auction

Part II of the Historic Alschuler Antique Paperweight Collection Expected to Set Records at Auction

L. H. Selman Ltd., premier antique paperweight dealer, is gearing up for its forty-second semi-annual paperweight auction. “Due to the overwhelming response to the Alschuler Auction Part I, we anticipate another exceptional sale this fall,” says Larry Selman. The second half of the Sam and Winifred Alschuler collection includes many of the most important paperweights […]

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Ketterer Kunst to auction rare letter documenting the first circumnavigation of the globe

Ketterer Kunst to auction rare letter documenting the first circumnavigation of the globe

Hamburg (kk) – For € 80 000 it could be yours: the first empirical proof that the earth is round. The extremely rare original edition of a letter from Maximilianus Transsylvanus, secretary to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, is to go under the hammer at the Ketterer Kunst auction of Rare Books – Manuscripts […]

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Spherics, Inc. Assignee Announces Strong Interest in Sealed Bid Auction in Spherics Intellectual Property

Spherics, Inc. Assignee Announces Strong Interest in Sealed Bid Auction in Spherics Intellectual Property

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., – Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. (“Finn”), Assignee of the assets of Spherics, Inc. (“Spherics”) for the benefit of creditors, said, in an interview today, that interest in the Company’s therapeutic drugs and technology platforms was strong. Numerous confidential agreements have been signed and conference calls between the Company’s science team and […]

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Consignment Spots Sold Out for Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Auction in Las Vegas

Consignment Spots Sold Out for Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Auction in Las Vegas

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Officials with the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company recently announced that vehicle consignment spots for the company’s inaugural Las Vegas event have been sold out, proving once again that economic woes are no match for the thriving collector car hobby. Barrett-Jackson will continue to accept bidder applications from collectors looking to nab one of […]

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Stopol Auctions to Host Second Auction at Little Tikes Hudson, Ohio

Stopol Auctions to Host Second Auction at Little Tikes Hudson, Ohio

SOLON, Ohio – Stopol Auctions, L.L.C. – the leader in hosting and managing plastics industry auctions — will host and web cast an auction October 8, 2008, to sell plastics manufacturing equipment from continuing operations at Little Tikes Co.’s Hudson, Ohio, plant. Stopol Auctions will conduct a live auction at 10:05 a.m. (EDT) October 8 […]

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Bidders from 60+ countries drawn to Ritchie Bros

Bidders from 60+ countries drawn to Ritchie Bros

VANCOUVER, – Interested equipment buyers from more than 60 countries registered to bid in eight unreserved public auctions conducted in three countries last week by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (www.rbauction.com), the world’s largest industrial auctioneer. The largest auctions were held at two of the Company’s 38 auction sites: a (euro)44 million (US$64 million) auction in Moerdijk, […]

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Christie’s to Offer Fine Chinese Art From the Arthur M. Sackler Collection

Christie’s to Offer Fine Chinese Art From the Arthur M. Sackler Collection

NEW YORK, NY – Christie’s has announced the single owner sale of Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, which will be offered on March 18, 2009. This is the first of a series of auctions consigned by the Arthur M. Sackler Collections Trust of its part of the large collection amassed over […]

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