June, 2009

Heritage Rare Books and Historical Manuscripts Auction Results

Heritage Rare Books and Historical Manuscripts Auction Results

American history, past and present, converged at a combined Rare Books and Historical Manuscripts auction in Dallas on Tuesday, June 16, when Americans from all corners of the nation logged on to watch the auctioning off of a rare first edition of The Federalist Papers, America’s most important political philosophy treatise. When the piece hammered […]

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BONHAMS GEARS UP FOR THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

BONHAMS GEARS UP FOR THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

Bonhams has announced an outstanding catalogue of cars as part of its successful annual sale at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (3-5 July 2009). Now in its 17th year, the event is recognised as the United Kingdom’s biggest celebration of motoring, with the auction (which has been in place since the event’s inception) seen as […]

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Torex Coin Auction on iCollector.com

Torex Coin Auction on iCollector.com

The Canadian Numismatic Company will be hosting The Torex Coin Auction from June 25-27, 2009 located in Quebec, Canada. There three day auction is available for viewing and live online bidding with iCollector.com. This huge event contains over 3000 lots up for bid. Some highlights from this massive 3 day auction: – Breton #524 Half […]

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Yellowstone Painted Buffalo Auction

Yellowstone Painted Buffalo Auction

On the evening of August 29, 2009 the West Yellowstone Painted Buffalo herd will be auctioned off to the highest bidders. For the months leading up to the auction, bids will be accepted via http://www.wyed.org. The herd gathers one last time from August 20 to 26th, 2009 at the Yellowstone Historic Center and then moves […]

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132-PIECE MODERN HAMMERED STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE BY ALLAN ADLER COMMANDS $15,525 AT JUNE 13-14 ESTATE SALE HELD BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD

132-PIECE MODERN HAMMERED STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE BY ALLAN ADLER COMMANDS $15,525 AT JUNE 13-14 ESTATE SALE HELD BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD

(HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.) – An important and complete 132-piece modern hammered sterling flatware service for twelve, by the renowned California silversmith Allan Adler sold for $15,525 at an Historic Hillsborough Auction held June 13-14 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. It was the grand opening event for the firm in its new gallery location, […]

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Shannons Number Plate Auction Takes $2.4 million

Shannons Number Plate Auction Takes $2.4 million

Enthusiasts and collectors paid a record $2.4 million for 49 rare, numerical New South Wales numberplates in Sydney on Thursday night (June 18), comfortably exceeding expectations and blowing away any notions of a recession. Conducted by Shannons for the RTA, the auction resulted in an average sale price of $51,000 for the 49 plates on […]

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Mecum To Auction Harley Earl Chevrolet Corvette

Mecum To Auction Harley Earl Chevrolet Corvette

GM Designer – Harley Earls Personal Car Among 400 Corvettes to be Offered at Bloomington Gold Corvette Auction Mecum Auction announces the unique 1963 Harley Earl Chevrolet Corvette Convertible will cross the block during the Bloomington Gold Corvette Auction, June 26-27, 2009, in St. Charles, Ill. This amazing car joins 400 remarkable specimens of the […]

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Fortunoff Intellectual Property Auction Moved to June 23

Fortunoff Intellectual Property Auction Moved to June 23

The formal auction of the Fortunoff intellectual property and intangible assets portfolio has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 10:00 AM eastern time, at the offices of Sidley Austin, LLP, 787 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019. The deadline for receipt of all qualifying bids has been extended to June […]

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Sotheby’s Wine Sale Brings $2,032,376

Sotheby’s Wine Sale Brings $2,032,376

The final Wine sale of the spring season at Aulden Cellars-Sotheby’s New York once again topped presale estimates to bring $2,032,376 (est. $1.1/1.5 million). The sale was a remarkable 98% sold by lot and over 99% sold by value. The sale was presented in a new square-format catalogue, which found many supporters and featured a […]

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