December, 2008

U.S. Department of the Treasury Seized & Forfeited Property Auction – January 14 – Dayton, NJ

U.S. Department of the Treasury Seized & Forfeited Property Auction – January 14 – Dayton, NJ

VSE Corporation and Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. will conduct an auction of seized and forfeited property on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Other agencies that are participating include: U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service and Secret Service. Proceeds from the auction are returned to these […]

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Sotheby’s to Offer Silver and Furniture Collection

Sotheby’s to Offer Silver and Furniture Collection

On January 23 & 24, 2008, Sotheby’s New York will offer for sale The Silver and Furniture Collection of the First Parish Church in Cohasset, Massachusetts, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, as part of its twoday sale of Important Americana. The collection will feature six lots of 18th and 19th Century American silver beakers highlighted by […]

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Copart Opens Vehicle Auction Site to the Public

Copart Opens Vehicle Auction Site to the Public

Copart, Inc. has announced that it has opened its automotive sales web site to the public, allowing them to see the company’s patented VB2 technology. Up until recently, the site – www.copart.com – was password protected, allowing only registered buyers and sellers to view this innovative technology. Now everyone can see how VB2 works by […]

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DR. BARBARA ATWOOD COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AUTOMOBILES TO BE OFFERED AT RM’S ARIZONA BILTMORE AUCTION EVENT

DR. BARBARA ATWOOD COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AUTOMOBILES TO BE OFFERED AT RM’S ARIZONA BILTMORE AUCTION EVENT

Preeminent international auction house, RM Auctions is honored to have been chosen to present the distinguished Dr. Barbara Mae Atwood Collection at their upcoming Automobiles of Arizona auction event, January 16th, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The result of a lifetime of judicious collecting by the late Dr. Atwood, the esteemed Atwood Collection features a magnificent […]

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Maritime Collectibles for Christie’s New York Auction

Maritime Collectibles for Christie’s New York Auction

A large model of a British ship-of-the-line carved from bone and ebony, a 1916 New York Yacht Club trophy, and a scrimshaw whale’s tooth depicting the female pirate Fanny Campbell are some of the rare and enticing collectibles included in Christie’s Maritime Decorative Arts sale on January 15, 2009. The auction of over 200 items […]

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Triceratops Skull for Heritage Natural History Auction

Triceratops Skull for Heritage Natural History Auction

To be directly in front of the thing, though it’s just a skull, is to sense just how impressive a beast the triceratops was. It is as long as an NBA player is tall, and as wide as a Formula One race car, mainly due to the fact that the frill is naturally fused to […]

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EXTREMELY RARE WINCHESTER NEW RIVAL EMPTY CHRISTMAS 10-GAGE SHELL BOX, PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED, SOARS TO $12,870 AT SOLDUSA.COM ONLINE AUCTION

EXTREMELY RARE WINCHESTER NEW RIVAL EMPTY CHRISTMAS 10-GAGE SHELL BOX, PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED, SOARS TO $12,870 AT SOLDUSA.COM ONLINE AUCTION

(Matthews, N.C.) – An extremely rare Winchester New Rival 10-gage empty Christmas shell box, professionally restored and with all the labels intact, sold for $12,870 in an Internet and catalog auction held by SoldUSA.com, the premier hunting and collectibles site. The auction went online mid-November and concluded Dec. 13-14. The Winchester box was the top […]

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Roy Rogers Collection for Auction

Roy Rogers Collection for Auction

An outstanding Roy Rogers collection will be auctioned on January 10. The collection is owned by James and Nora Hood from Taneytown, Maryland. The Hoods have collected Roy Rogers items for many years. When Nora was a young girl, Roy Rogers was her idol. Later in life Nora received a gift from her daughter that […]

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Bonhams First East Coast Auction of Fine American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Folk Art and Silver

Bonhams First East Coast Auction of Fine American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Folk Art and Silver

Bonhams’ highly anticipated inaugural New York sale of American Furniture and Decorative Arts will be presented in January 2009. The more than 200 lots feature a full spectrum of 18th and 19th century furniture, folk art, silver and ceramics, and include collectibles from Phyfe to Herter Brothers. Taking place on January 22nd, the American Furniture […]

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Non Profit Auction Site Offering Fee Free Fundraising Until July 2009

Non Profit Auction Site Offering Fee Free Fundraising Until July 2009

The increasingly popular online charity auction site, www.Charitable-Auctions.com, is providing the use of their non profit auction services free until July 2009. The site generally charges an extremely small percentage of sales made through their site to maintain and promote their cause, as well as relatively insignificant fees for upgrades to their basic fundraising services. […]

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FIVE ESTATES FROM PROMINENT FAMILIES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, JAN. 10, BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY IN ABERDEEN, MISS.

FIVE ESTATES FROM PROMINENT FAMILIES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, JAN. 10, BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY IN ABERDEEN, MISS.

(Aberdeen, Miss.) – Five estates from prominent old families in the Southeastern United States (specifically Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi) will be sold at auction Saturday, Jan. 10, by Stevens Auction Company. Over 500 lots in an array of categories – beautiful antique furniture, fine porcelains, original artwork, antique lighting, handmade rugs, china, collectibles and more […]

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Sotheby’s January Sale of Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

Sotheby’s January Sale of Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

Sotheby’s sale of Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture in New York on January 29 & 30, 2009 will feature works by many of the most important masters of the 15th-18th centuries including Turner, Hals, Titian, Goya, Canaletto, Brueghel, Cranach, Guercino, Reni, Ruysdael, Carracci, Bosschaert, Gerard, Claude, and others. A selection of highlights will be […]

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