June, 2009

Universal Live Auctions (ULA) Launchs New Internet Live Auction Platform

Universal Live Auctions (ULA) Launchs New Internet Live Auction Platform

Universal Live Auctions (ULA) is proud to announce the launch of its new internet Live Auction platform (www.universallive.com) on July 2, 2009. ULA was one of the two companies contacted by eBay to aggregate non-auctioneer sellers into eBay’s Live Auction platform. ULA also ran and participated in auctions on Sotheby’s, Proxibid, Live Auctioneers and Go […]

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Optimistic Forecasts Surpassed at Ketterer Kunst Inaugural Auction

Optimistic Forecasts Surpassed at Ketterer Kunst Inaugural Auction

“It was an outstanding auction, an exhilarating auction,” was the comment made by auctioneer Robert Ketterer on the auctions he held on 19/20 June to officially inaugurate the new Ketterer Kunst headquarters. “The sales quotient by lot numbers was comparable to the best results achieved in the golden age of the past three years. With […]

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Second Chance Pet Adoptions Sets Date For Ninth Annual Auction For The Animals

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Sets Date For Ninth Annual Auction For The Animals

Kristine Mayberry, president of Second Chance Pet Adoptions (www.secondchancenc.org), has announced that the ninth annual Auction for the Animals will be held on from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at Delightful Inspirations in Casper Park, located at 5511 Avent Ferry Road. The event will feature three auctions, live, silent and chance. There […]

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Concierge Auctions To Auction Mansion in Boca Raton, Florida

Concierge Auctions To Auction Mansion in Boca Raton, Florida

Concierge Auctions will conduct a luxury real estate auction of a 25,000-square-foot mansion in Boca Raton, which was previously on the market for $21.9 million, the company announced. The gated Italian Renaissance style waterfront estate, located at 450 East Coconut Palm Road in the prestigious area of Royal Palm, is widely considered to be one […]

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North Carolina Land Grant Farms to be Sold at Auction

North Carolina Land Grant Farms to be Sold at Auction

It was announced today that Oakland Plantation of Person County, NC will be sold at public auction regardless of price. The Plantation was granted to the Holeman Family in 1669 by King Charles. It has been in the same family since and has never been offered for sale. The Plantation consists of 284 +/- acres […]

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Homme a l’epee Leads Sotheby’s Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Homme a l’epee Leads Sotheby’s Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art brought a total of £33,531,150/ US$55,323,044/ €39,479,519* – a figure comfortably within the pre-sale expectations of £26,750,000-37,270,000 – and saw 23 of the 27 lots offered find buyers. The sale achieved the best sellthrough rates since last June for an Evening Sale in this category at Sotheby’s […]

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Bloomsbury New York – No Reserve Bibliophile Sale

Bloomsbury New York – No Reserve Bibliophile Sale

Bloomsbury Auctions announces its first No Reserve Bibliophile Sale on Tuesday, June 30th at 2:00pm, with over 400 lots of titles, interesting manuscripts and fine sets. The sale contains property from Heritage Book Shop, Colonial Williamsburg, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and others. The Bibliophile Sale includes historic, modern and contemporary works in addition to […]

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OVER 500 LOTS OF CIVIL WAR ITEMS, FIREARMS AND MILITARIA – INCLUDING TWO GATLING GUNS AND SEVERAL CANNONS – WILL BE SOLD BY FONTAINE’S AUG. 15th

OVER 500 LOTS OF CIVIL WAR ITEMS, FIREARMS AND MILITARIA – INCLUDING TWO GATLING GUNS AND SEVERAL CANNONS – WILL BE SOLD BY FONTAINE’S AUG. 15th

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Over 500 lots of important Civil War items, rare and vintage firearms and all manner of militaria will cross the block in an auction slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, beginning at 11 a.m. Featured will be the lifetime collection of the late George J. Bisacca, whose mainly Civil […]

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SKINNER TO AUCTION EUROPEAN FURNITURE, DECORATIVE  ARTS AND FINE CERAMICS JULY 11th

SKINNER TO AUCTION EUROPEAN FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ARTS AND FINE CERAMICS JULY 11th

BOSTON, Mass. – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc. one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts, featuring Fine Ceramics, on Saturday, July 11th at 10 a.m. in the Boston gallery. The sale boasts more than 800 lots and features fine ceramics, as […]

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