July, 2009

Michael Jackson ‘Suicide’ Lyrics for Auction

Michael Jackson ‘Suicide’ Lyrics for Auction

International autograph auctioneers Alexander Autographs Inc. of Stamford, Ct. will offer in their August rock and entertainment auction a telling set of lyrics handwritten by Michael Jackson indicating that the late singer may have been in a suicidal frame of mind at the time of their composition. The hastily-scribbled lines were written in pencil on […]

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Christie’s Auction of Old Masters and 19th Century Art Realises $32.8 Million

Christie’s Auction of Old Masters and 19th Century Art Realises $32.8 Million

Christie’s inaugural Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale realised £20,284,400 / $32,840,444 / €23,550,188, and was 76% sold by lot and 91% sold by value. Offering important paintings, drawings and watercolours representing nearly 700 years of European history, the sale took place in a packed saleroom and saw 4 works sell for over […]

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Sotheby’s Evening Sales of Old Master Paintings Totals $60 Million

Sotheby’s Evening Sales of Old Master Paintings Totals $60 Million

Last night in London, Sotheby’s sales of Old Master Paintings and Renaissance & Baroque Masterworks from the Collection of Barbara Piasecka Johnson brought a combined total of £36,022,625/ $57,917,177/ €41,645,761, a strong figure comfortably within the pre-sale expectations for the evening of £29,222,500-42,470.000. The Old Master Paintings Evening Sale made an individual total of £26,134,050/ […]

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Ritchie Bros Grand Junction Colorado Equipment Auction

Ritchie Bros Grand Junction Colorado Equipment Auction

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, is conducting an unreserved public equipment auction on Thursday, July 30, 2009 starting at 8:00 a.m. in the city of Grand Junction situated close to the Utah and Colorado state border. It’s the first time in more than 50 years of business that the Company has […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction a Lost Inheritance of the Romanovs

Sotheby’s to Auction a Lost Inheritance of the Romanovs

Sotheby’s London announced that in November this year it will bring to the market, for the first time ever, the extraordinary and rediscovered collection of personal and rare objects, including many exquisite pieces of Fabergé, which belonged to Her Imperial Highness Maria Pavlovna, Grand Duchess Vladimir (1854-1920) and her late husband, His Imperial Highness Grand […]

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MASSIVE THREE-DAY SALE SLATED FOR JULY 31-AUG. 2 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS WILL FEATURE TOY TRAINS, OCEAN LINER AND RAILROAD ITEMS, MILITARIA, MORE

MASSIVE THREE-DAY SALE SLATED FOR JULY 31-AUG. 2 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS WILL FEATURE TOY TRAINS, OCEAN LINER AND RAILROAD ITEMS, MILITARIA, MORE

(OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – Around 1,200 lots in a wide array of categories – to include toy trains, transportation, advertising, militaria, ocean liner, World’s Fair, railroadiana, automotive, Hollywood memorabilia, historical items and more – will be sold at a three-day event slated for July 31-Aug. 2 by Philip Weiss Auctions, in the firm’s spacious gallery facility […]

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AutoLookout Offers Free Access to Carfax Auction Tool

AutoLookout Offers Free Access to Carfax Auction Tool

AutoLookout has integrated access to CARFAX Auction Quick Check. The tool is initially free for Carfax-subscribing dealers through AutoLookout’s network of auction Web sites. Buyers get vehicle history details such as ownership history, branded title information and damage records reported to Carfax. Using this information, dealers can better evaluate online auction units prior to purchase. […]

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Kaminski Estates Auction July 25-26

Kaminski Estates Auction July 25-26

Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier antiques and fine art auction houses, announces its July Estates Auction. The two-day auction features antiques, fine art and collectibles from estates spanning Massachusetts to Kaminski’s second location in California. The auction takes place Saturday and Sunday July 25-26 next to the Windward Grille at 109 Eastern Ave. in […]

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Manions to Auction Antiquarian Books

Manions to Auction Antiquarian Books

Hundreds of antiquarian books are currently on the Internet auction block through the website www.manions.com. The company, which specializes in militaria and historic collectibles, has recently received a large consignment of collectible volumes. “Antiquarian books certainly fall within the realm of historic collectibles,” said company representative Andrew Turner. “We’re pleased to offer this collection, and […]

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