July, 2009

HMS Challenger Logbook That Proved Darwin Right for Bonhams Auction

HMS Challenger Logbook That Proved Darwin Right for Bonhams Auction

A logbook from the famous 1872-1876 journey of HMS Challenger, described at the time as “the greatest advance in the knowledge of our planet since the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries” will go on sale at Bonhams 16th September auction of Exploration, Travel and Topographical Pictures. The Book is estimated to sell for £10,000-12,000. The expedition […]

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Andy Warhol Portrait of Michael Jackson Pulled from Auction

Andy Warhol Portrait of Michael Jackson Pulled from Auction

The Vered Gallery in East Hampton has withdrawn an Andy Warhol portrait of Michael Jackson from the auction block. Pre-sale estimates ranged from one to 10 million US dollars. The painting shows Michael Jackson wearing a red jacket from his Thriller era. Lehr told the new York Daily news last week that “the painting, which […]

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Duck Decoy, Fishing Lure, Gun and Outdoor Sporting Auction

Duck Decoy, Fishing Lure, Gun and Outdoor Sporting Auction

Stiles Auction, LLC of Lena, Wisconsin and Zurko Promotions of Shawano Wisconsin have teamed up for a fantastic Duck Decoy, Fishing Lure, Gun and Outdoor Sporting Auction scheduled for October 24th 2009. The auction which is featuring rare, and some signed vintage decoys from the midwest decoy makers as well as a few from the […]

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Lost Cove Marina and RV Park, with Home, on Alabama’s Smith Lake for Auction

Lost Cove Marina and RV Park, with Home, on Alabama’s Smith Lake for Auction

Lost Cove Marina and RV Park on Alabama’s Smith Lake will sell at auction Friday, July 31, with Advantage Auction & Realty Inc. managing the sale. Also selling separately in the same auction will be a nearby waterfront home site. The marina, located on approximately 1.04 acres with approximately 300 feet of waterfront, includes 16 […]

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Freemans Part II Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture Results

Freemans Part II Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture Results

Market trends notwithstanding, the trade still does play an important role in the auction world. With that fact in mind, and once again proving that marketing on each side of the Atlantic can pay off in droves, it is interesting to note the sale’s most expensive painting, a fabulous Roy Nuse painting entitled “The Children […]

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Giuseppe Zocchi Painting Sells for £1.3m at Bonhams

Giuseppe Zocchi Painting Sells for £1.3m at Bonhams

A painting by Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767), estimated to sell for £150,000-250,00 in Bonhams sale of Old Master Paintings on 8th July, made a world record price for the artist at £1.3m. Titled `View of the Tiber looking towards the Castel Sant’Angelo, with Saint Peter’s in the distance’, the painting was previously thought to have been […]

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Freemans Part I Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture Results

Freemans Part I Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture Results

With a laudable 82 percent sell-through rate by lot, or nearly ninety percent sold by value, Freeman’s June 21st sale of ‘Fine American & European Paintings and Sculpture’ proved to be a great success, with 102 of the 127 lots on offer finding buyers and the sale totaling $1,182,000 hammer with premium. Following the well-touted […]

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Archie Crippen Classic Trucks go to Auction

Archie Crippen Classic Trucks go to Auction

The remaining classic trucks and equipment of the long standing Archie Crippen Excavating Company in Fresno, CA will be auctioned off to the public next Tuesday, July 14th.. It is widely known that Archie had a lifelong love affair with restoring old trucks and cars, as is evidenced by the large quantity of reconditioned trucks, […]

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Scottsdale Art Source for Design to Host Fundraising Art Auction to Benefit LifeUnfolded

Scottsdale Art Source for Design to Host Fundraising Art Auction to Benefit LifeUnfolded

Art Source for Design is proud to announce the date of a fundraising art auction to benefit LifeUnfolded, a local non profit organization dedicated to to providing an artistic outlet for foster children to enable them to discover their talents and use those talents to succeed in life. The event will be held at ASFD’s […]

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