December, 2008

Georgia Real Estate Auction and Land Auction

Georgia Real Estate Auction and Land Auction

United Country Certified Real Estate and Myers Jackson, licensed Georgia real estate broker and real estate auctioneer, announced today an upcoming Georgia real estate auction, Georgia land auction and bidder awareness seminar. “At this Georgia land auction, Tahlequah Plantation, a beautiful recreational property in the heart of plantation country, will be offered to the highest […]

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Bloomsbury New Collectors Visual Arts Auction

Bloomsbury New Collectors Visual Arts Auction

On December 17th Bloomsbury Auctions will hold a 20th Century Arts auction in New York that features an eclectic selection of livre d’artistes, monographs, photographs, photobooks and iconic prints from the Modern, Contemporary and Pop periods. As a special holiday offer, Bloomsbury Auctions has reduced its buyer’s premium to 15%. The sale is led by […]

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Entertainment Memorabilia On the Auction Block at Bonhams & Butterfields

Entertainment Memorabilia On the Auction Block at Bonhams & Butterfields

Featuring film, television and Rock memorabilia on the block Dec. 21 Live from the Sunset Strip, Bonhams & Butterfields, is cueing up for a premier, star-studded line-up of vintage and contemporary film and rock memorabilia from pop culture icons and groundbreaking artists — to be offered to the highest bidders on Sunday, December 21, 2008 […]

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GunBroker.com® Hosts Charity Auction of Pink Rifle to Fight Breast Cancer

GunBroker.com® Hosts Charity Auction of Pink Rifle to Fight Breast Cancer

GunBroker.com® (www.gunbroker.com) joined the fight against breast cancer, hosting a charity auction of an unusual pink rifle that raised $3,575. The pink AR-15 style DPMS Panther Lite rifle with 16-inch barrel was donated by DPMS Panther Arms. Its auction was viewed more than 23,000 times and attracted 34 bids. “This charity auction supports the fundraising […]

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Shannons Auctioneers Christmas Party Raises $10,000-plus for Ashley Cooper

Shannons Auctioneers Christmas Party Raises $10,000-plus for Ashley Cooper

The annual Shannons Christmas Party with the Clubs raised more than $10,000 to support the family of Fujitsu V8 Supercar driver, Ashley Cooper, who died from brain injuries received from a high speed racing accident at the 2008 Clipsal 500 meeting in Adelaide. Encouraged by Master of Ceremonies Glenn Ridge and guest speaker and Shannons […]

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Cleveland Collection headline pre-Christmas movie poster action at Heritage

Cleveland Collection headline pre-Christmas movie poster action at Heritage

Dwight Cleveland’s pursuit of the very finest movie posters of all time have led him on a journey that spans 20 different countries, six continents, has had him digging in abandoned theaters, the forgotten corners of dusty antique shops and amidst the chaos of flea markets. Cleveland’s journey is worthy of a movie in and […]

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Bloomsbury Modern Prints Auction Results

Bloomsbury Modern Prints Auction Results

Bloomsbury Auctions held a two day Modern Prints sale on 4th and 5th December. The extremely rare Elongated Triangles by Bridget Riley (lot 128) was snapped up for £14400, comfortably over the lower estimate of £10000. Amongst the fresh-to-the-market William Greengrass and Artists of the Grosvenor School, two Sybil Andrews linocuts printed in colours (lots […]

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Bonhams Smashes World Record For 19th Century Furniture With £2 Million French Cabinet

Bonhams Smashes World Record For 19th Century Furniture With £2 Million French Cabinet

A French “Japonisant” cabinet sold at Bonhams on 4 December 2008 for a staggering £2,036,000, making a new world record price for a piece of 19th Century furniture. The cabinet, which dates to 1895, quadrupled its pre-sale estimate when it was bought by an anonymous buyer on the telephone. Designed by Edouard Lièvre, the rosewood […]

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Kaminski’s Holiday Estates Auction

Kaminski’s Holiday Estates Auction

Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier antiques and fine art auction houses, has announced its Holiday Estates Auction. The auction features a diverse array of fine art, antiques, collectibles and fine 18th and 19th Century Italian furnishings from descendants of Conte Gennaro Balamo. Additional furnishings from early settlers of Salem, Hamilton and Wenham are also […]

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Manion’s December Auctions

Manion’s December Auctions

Manion’s International Auction House has packed this December with seven special auctions of interest. WWII military artifacts, historic aviation related material, and military caps from around the world are featured, as well as two special auctions where the bidder commission has been drastically lowered or eliminated all together. “2008 has been a great year for […]

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Thousands bid on site and online at Ritchie Bros. equipment auction in Fort Worth

Thousands bid on site and online at Ritchie Bros. equipment auction in Fort Worth

More than 2,600 people from 37 countries registered to bid on site and online at the heavy equipment auction conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers at its permanent auction site in Fort Worth, Texas last week (on December 3, 4 & 5, 2008). Ritchie Bros. (www.rbauction.com), the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than 2,800 items […]

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72-PIECE STERLING SERVICE BY HECTOR AGUILAR, IN THE “AZTEC” MOTIF, SOARS TO $41,400 AT 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE HELD DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

72-PIECE STERLING SERVICE BY HECTOR AGUILAR, IN THE “AZTEC” MOTIF, SOARS TO $41,400 AT 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE HELD DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

(Hillsborough, N.C.) – A beautiful 72-piece sterling silver service (circa 1948-1955) by the renowned Mexican silversmith Hector Aguilar, in the “Aztec” motif, sold for $41,400 at a two-day, four-session multi-estate sale, dubbed the “Historic Hillsborough Auction,” by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. The sale was held at the firm’s spacious showroom, located at […]

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