May, 2009

Christie’s Important Botanical Books Auction

Christie’s Important Botanical Books Auction

Christie’s New York sale of Important Botanical Books on June 24 featuring many of the most significant medicinal herbals and fine illustrated botanical books from the 15th through the 19th century. Over 200 works, including many of the most celebrated in the history of the field, document the development of the scientific and artistic studies […]

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JACKET WORN AT BATTLE OF WATERLOO TO BE OFFERED IN SALE OF ARMS, ARMOUR AND MILITARIA

JACKET WORN AT BATTLE OF WATERLOO TO BE OFFERED IN SALE OF ARMS, ARMOUR AND MILITARIA

A JACKET worn over 194 years ago, to the month, in one the most momentous battles in European history, the Battle of Waterloo, will be offered by Thomas Del Mar (in association with Sotheby’s) in his auction of Antique Arms, Armour and Militaria in London on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at his saleroom at 25 […]

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Ohio Country Club and Golf Course to Sell at Court-Ordered Auction

Ohio Country Club and Golf Course to Sell at Court-Ordered Auction

For anyone who has ever considered owning a golf course, the upcoming court-ordered auction of Ohio’s Tanglewood Country Club presents a rare opportunity. Regarded as one of Ohio’s finest golf courses, Tanglewood has played host to the PGA Tour’s Cleveland Open, the Ohio Open and the LPGA Babe Zaharias Classic since opening in 1967. Tanglewood […]

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Historic Virginia Farms to Sell at Auction

Historic Virginia Farms to Sell at Auction

The Counts Realty and Auction Group (www.CountsAuction.com) announces the auction of two historic Virginia farms on Saturday, June 6, 2009, according to Bill Bryant. Elk Hill Farm is located on Elk Cree Lane in Forest, Va. The property features a restored 1790’s Colonial home overlooking the Peaks of Otter on 403 acres with mountain and […]

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Rare Ark Form Hanukkah Lamp Sells for $314,000 in Skinner’s Fine Judaica Auction

Rare Ark Form Hanukkah Lamp Sells for $314,000 in Skinner’s Fine Judaica Auction

Auction is proof that rare, fresh-to-market material still sells strong even in down-trodden economy BOSTON, Mass. – May 29, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced its recent sale of Fine Judaica – held in its Boston gallery on May 21st – was […]

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WWA Group Manages Auction of US Military Equipment in Qatar

WWA Group Manages Auction of US Military Equipment in Qatar

WWA Group, Inc. (OTCBB: WWAG) today announced the conclusion of an auction of US military equipment that was held on May 26, 2009 in Doha, Qatar and managed by WWA Group for Trident Kuwait, an established US military contractor. The Doha auction is the second of its type in which WWA Group has managed an […]

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Stair Galleries Auction House to Offer Important Works by Donray

Stair Galleries Auction House to Offer Important Works by Donray

Two important paintings by American Expressionist Donray will be available for sale at Stair Galleries Auction House in Hudson, NY, beginning June 5. The works will be on display June 5 and the auction will be held on June 20. The noteworthy paintings are from Pedro Vicente Perez, a longtime art collector and private dealer […]

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Albert Burney Wins Three Marketing Awards From National Auctioneers Association

Albert Burney Wins Three Marketing Awards From National Auctioneers Association

Albert Burney Auction Company won all three awards for multi-color real estate auction brochures in the recent National Auctioneers Association competition. The company, which auctions high-end real estate nationwide, won the national association’s top prize for Auction Printed Materials, Multi-Color in all three real estate categories: Commercial Real Estate, Farm Real Estate and Residential Real […]

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Bloomsbury May 21 Photograph Auction Results

Bloomsbury May 21 Photograph Auction Results

Bloomsbury’s Photographs sale of 21st May kicked off to a good start with the sought after photogravures of Alfred Stieglitz, the man responsible for making photography an accepted art form. Lot 1 consisted of six photogravures from 1911 and they fetched £5160 (estimated £3000-4000); the twelve photogravures from Camera Work of 1916 (lot 4) made […]

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