June, 2009

H&H Enjoy Good Results at Buxton Sale

H&H Enjoy Good Results at Buxton Sale

H&H weaved their traditional Buxton magic this week (June 9/10) and delivered some excellent results from their latest sale of collectors’ vehicles and related ephemera, the total proceeds of which were c.£1million. Despite the inclement weather, the auction had a typically summery theme, with approximately half the car lots being of a sporting nature. The […]

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Bonhams Appoint Grant MacDougall To Its Scottish Business

Bonhams Appoint Grant MacDougall To Its Scottish Business

Bonhams has announced its latest appointment north of the border with the move by the Christie’s Director, Grant MacDougall to Bonhams Scottish business. As other auction houses cut back in Scotland, Bonhams is growing. The company which now has a presence in 27 countries on four continents prides itself on being the only international auction […]

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Part II of the Burton-Ching Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields

Part II of the Burton-Ching Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields

In the entire world, there are but a handful of companies that attempt the level of furniture making for which West Coast-based Burton-Ching has developed its sterling reputation. On July 13, 2009, international fine arts auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields, will pay homage to the noted design firm and offer part II of the Burton-Ching Collection. […]

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Lowry Paintings for Bonhams London Auction

Lowry Paintings for Bonhams London Auction

L.S. Lowry’s painting of the village that inspired Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights will go under the hammer on 1st July at Bonhams New Bond Street Sale of 20th Century British Art estimated at up to £180,000. The painting is one of four Lowry’s included in the sale, the other three representing more conventional subjects for […]

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Sotheby’s to offer a Rare Manuscript Containing the Earliest Depictions of Joan of Arc

Sotheby’s to offer a Rare Manuscript Containing the Earliest Depictions of Joan of Arc

Sotheby’s London sale of Western Manuscripts on Tuesday 7th July 2009 has a combined total sale estimate of £3 million and will include the sale of Medieval Illuminated Miniatures from the Collection of the Late Eric Korner. The highlight of the various-owner sale is a stunningly illustrated manuscript dating to the mid-15th century which has […]

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Christie’s London Impressionist and Modern Art Auction Realises $60.4 Million

Christie’s London Impressionist and Modern Art Auction Realises $60.4 Million

A “musketeer” painted by Pablo Picasso was one of the big attractions at an auction of impressionist and modern art at Christie’s held in London, where it sold for 5.7 million pounds ($9.3 million). The 1969 work, “Homme a l’Epee,” was the second most expensive lot of the session, after Monet’s “Au Parc Monceau,” that […]

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Manheim Harrisonburg Selects Proxibid to Provide Live Auction Webcasting for Major Equipment Auction

Manheim Harrisonburg Selects Proxibid to Provide Live Auction Webcasting for Major Equipment Auction

Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that it will provide live online bidding for Manheim Harrisonburg’s June 27 heavy equipment auction. The live auction event will take place at Manheim’s Harrisonburg location beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT, with live online bidding beginning at that time. Auction registration and pre-bidding […]

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Barrett-Jackson Adds Fourth Day to Las Vegas Collector Car Auction

Barrett-Jackson Adds Fourth Day to Las Vegas Collector Car Auction

The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, creator of “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM),” announces its second annual Las Vegas event, taking place Oct. 7-10, 2009, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. A fourth day has been added as a result of the overwhelming participation in the inaugural Las Vegas auction that hosted more than 50,000 […]

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World Energy Supports Fourth Successful RGGI Carbon Allowances Auction

World Energy Supports Fourth Successful RGGI Carbon Allowances Auction

World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it successfully supported the fourth carbon allowances auction administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on June 17, 2009. According to the RGGI independent market monitor, all 30,887,620 allowances for the 2009 vintage […]

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