November, 2008

West Virginia Soaring Eagle Lodge Condominiums to Sell at Real Estate Auction

West Virginia Soaring Eagle Lodge Condominiums to Sell at Real Estate Auction

J. P. King Auction Company, the nation’s leading auction marketing firm specializing in high-value properties, is selling seven Soaring Eagle Lodge condominiums at absolute auction, to the highest bidder in Snowshoe, West Virginia on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 1 p.m. “The area features more than 60 trails and is considered one of the East’s […]

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Christie’s Russian Art Week Auctions

Christie’s Russian Art Week Auctions

Christie’s will present their bi-annual series of exhibitions and auctions dedicated to Russian art from 24 to 27 November in London. Russian Art Week will offer important Russian paintings and works of art, a fine selection of Russian Silver including a unique soup tureen in the form of a battle ship, selected icons celebrating the […]

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Scalextric Collection Auction

Scalextric Collection Auction

The sale, at Nantwich, Cheshire, fine art auctioneers Peter Wilson on Saturday December 6, is expected to raise around £50,000. One car – the Bugatti Type 59, the pinnacle of any Scalextric collection – will draw enthusiast bidders to the sale from around the world. Of the 40-50 original examples made, probably less than a […]

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NAA Toy Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

NAA Toy Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The top auctioneers in the nation lent their fast-talking skills and high energy to bring smiles and toys to the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers, during the 13th annual Toy Auction, sponsored by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). The special auction took place on […]

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Exceptional Medals for Bonhams & Goodman Melbourne Collectables Auction

Exceptional Medals for Bonhams & Goodman Melbourne Collectables Auction

On 30 November will be one of the most diverse held by Bonhams & Goodman in recent years. A wide range of memorabilia is on offer, sure to whet the appetites of collectors of vintage toys, sporting memorabilia, medals, comics, vintage film and advertising posters, and entertainment memorabilia. One of the highlights of the sale […]

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Sotheby’s Important Judaica Sale

Sotheby’s Important Judaica Sale

On December 17, 2008 Sotheby’s New York will hold its annual sale of Important Judaica, comprising important manuscripts, books, ceremonial metalwork, carpets and textiles, and paintings. Highlights from the sale include an Extraordinary Silver Sabbath Hanging Lamp (est. $600/800,000), a rare set of illustrations by Ze’ev Raban of the Passover Haggadah (est. $180/220,000), a selection […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Historic Gold Collection

Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Historic Gold Collection

Bonhams & Butterfields is delighted to offer the distinguished William and Marian Ghidotti Foundation Gold Collection in its upcoming Natural History auction on December 7 & 8, 2008 in Los Angeles. Initially accumulated over a 50-year period by owners of the famous “Original Sixteen to One Mine,” the collection’s legacy harkens back to the historic […]

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Bloomsbury Russian Literature and Art Auction

Bloomsbury Russian Literature and Art Auction

This December 4th Bloomsbury offers an extraordinary collection of Russian literature and art gathered by a discriminating Russian collector in New York. This careful selection was drawn from three centuries of Russian culture from the Tsars through Stalin. It comprises rare books, manuscripts, letters, fine prints, posters, photographs, photocollages and gouaches. Much of the literature […]

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€ 114 000* for a letter Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe achieves top price at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg

€ 114 000* for a letter Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe achieves top price at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg

Very good results were achieved at the two-day Ketterer Kunst auction marathon in Hamburg. The evening auction alone achieved overall proceeds amounting to € 550 000*, topping an estimated sales volume of € 450 000. At approx € 1 300 000, the overall proceeds from the auction of Rare Books – Manuscripts – Autographs – […]

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