July, 2009

Specially commissioned Wemyss Pig to be auctioned for Marie Curie Cancer Care at Bonhams Scottish Sale

Specially commissioned Wemyss Pig to be auctioned for Marie Curie Cancer Care at Bonhams Scottish Sale

Bonhams is delighted to be including a specially commissioned Wemyss Pig – named Hamish – as part of their annual Scottish Sale which, this year, will be held in Edinburgh between 18-21 August. The so-called “Homecoming Pig” has been named in recognition of the Homecoming Scotland campaign, and all proceeds from the sale will be […]

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Rediscovered Sir Edwin Landseer painting for sale at Bonhams

Rediscovered Sir Edwin Landseer painting for sale at Bonhams

A lost work by celebrated painter Sir Edwin Landseer has been rediscovered in a private English collection, and will be offered in Bonhams’ Scottish Sale in Edinburgh on August 21st. ‘Dunrobin Castle’, the most northerly major house in the British Isles, is the seat of the Dukes of Sutherland and one of the most powerful […]

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JUDY’S D&G – A LANDMARK RESTAURANT IN ST. JOSEPH, MO. – WILL HAVE ITS BUILDING, EQUIPMENT AND MEMORABILIA SOLD AT AUCTION AUGUST 20 & 22

JUDY’S D&G – A LANDMARK RESTAURANT IN ST. JOSEPH, MO. – WILL HAVE ITS BUILDING, EQUIPMENT AND MEMORABILIA SOLD AT AUCTION AUGUST 20 & 22

Mayo Auction & Realty and Dirk Soulis Auctions will each take a day in the on-site event (ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) – Judy’s D&G Restaurant – a landmark St. Joseph dining facility that operated continuously from its opening during World War II until its recent closing – will be the object of a three-category, two-firm on-site […]

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Ritchie Bros. to hold large unreserved auction on site of former Vancouver, WA airport

Ritchie Bros. to hold large unreserved auction on site of former Vancouver, WA airport

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, is conducting a large, public, multi-million dollar unreserved equipment auction on Friday, July 31, 2009 starting at 8:00 a.m. at the former Vancouver, Washington airport located at 13910 SE Mill Plain. Over the past week the number of equipment items being sold in the unreserved auction […]

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FONTAINE’S ADDS 300+ LOTS AND A SECOND DAY TO ITS CIVIL WAR, FIREARMS AND MILITARIA AUCTION; SALE WILL NOW BE SPREAD OVER THE WEEKEND OF AUG. 15-16

FONTAINE’S ADDS 300+ LOTS AND A SECOND DAY TO ITS CIVIL WAR, FIREARMS AND MILITARIA AUCTION; SALE WILL NOW BE SPREAD OVER THE WEEKEND OF AUG. 15-16

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – What started out as a 500-lot, one-day auction of Civil War, Firearms & Militaria at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery – a sale that would have been impressive at that – has swollen to an 800+-lot colossus that will span the weekend of Aug. 15-16, starting at 11 a.m. both days. “Two private collections […]

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1923 movie poster brings $89,625 in Dallas auction

1923 movie poster brings $89,625 in Dallas auction

A one sheet movie poster for the 1923 Paramount Pictures release, Hollywood, realized $89,625 in an auction of Vintage Movie Posters at Heritage Auction Galleries, July 23-25. The graphically stunning and downright bizarre poster depicts the head of a large male, with the word “Hollywood” in relief across his forehead, as a daisy chain of […]

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RARE CHEIN TOYS, COKE COLLECTIBLES, INDIAN ART AND ARTIFACTS, VINTAGE DOLLS, TOY TRAINS AND AIRPLANES, MORE TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION AUGUST 15

RARE CHEIN TOYS, COKE COLLECTIBLES, INDIAN ART AND ARTIFACTS, VINTAGE DOLLS, TOY TRAINS AND AIRPLANES, MORE TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION AUGUST 15

Clarity Sells Auction Gallery will liquidate the huge collection, amassed over a period of four decades. (CLEVELAND, Tenn.) – A large single-owner collection comprising around 400 lots in an array of categories – to include Chein toys, Coca-Cola collectibles, framed art and lithograph prints, Indian art and artifacts, vintage dolls, toy trains and airplanes, Americana […]

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artnet Auctions Urban Art Sale Demonstrates Strong Demand for Urban and Street Art

artnet Auctions Urban Art Sale Demonstrates Strong Demand for Urban and Street Art

New York / Berlin – artnet Auctions recent Urban Art Sale demonstrated the continued demand for urban and street art. Eighty-five artworks by 40 artists were sold in the online auction July 7-23. The sale traced the evolution of urban art from the 1970s to today featuring artworks from virtually every major Urban and Street […]

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Jacob Hendrik Pierneef Paintings for Bonhams Auction

Jacob Hendrik Pierneef Paintings for Bonhams Auction

Three Pierneef paintings which once belonged to Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, will be sold at Bonhams sale of South African Art on October 14th in New Bond Street, London. Princess Alice accompanied her husband when he served as Governor-General of South Africa from 1924–1931. During their time in South Africa, Lord […]

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