July, 2009

Christie’s London Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction Raises $31.8 Million

Christie’s London Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction Raises $31.8 Million

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction realised £19,063,350 / $31,778,604 / €22,513,816 selling 88% by lot and 86% by value. Francis Outred, International Director and Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe: ‘We are delighted with the results of our sales tonight which continued the trend of strong sold rates seen in the […]

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Jeane Dixon  Estate for Auction

Jeane Dixon Estate for Auction

Washington, DC-based Sloans & Kenyon Auctioneers and Appraisers is to present at auction on July 26th the entire estate of Jeane Dixon (1904-1997), one of the pre-eminent astrologers and psychics of the 20th century best known for predicting John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The July 26th auction includes: *Mrs. Dixon’s crystal ball and famous desk *Hats […]

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Bonhams to Sell Veteran and Vintage Motor Cars and Motorcycles and Automobilia from the Ward Brothers Collection

Bonhams to Sell Veteran and Vintage Motor Cars and Motorcycles and Automobilia from the Ward Brothers Collection

Bonhams is delighted to have been instructed to handle the dispersal sale of reserve vehicles from The Ward Brothers’ Collection – one of Europe’s foremost groups of early automobiles – at 2pm on Saturday 18th July at Henley-on-Thames. The brothers, Toby and Daniel, have a motoring heritage and both have gone on to amass a […]

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Bonhams Old Master Sale Offers Paintings By Locatelli, Carlevarijs, Tironi, Anotiani, Zuccarelli, Bocchi, van Oost And van Kessel

Bonhams Old Master Sale Offers Paintings By Locatelli, Carlevarijs, Tironi, Anotiani, Zuccarelli, Bocchi, van Oost And van Kessel

Bonhams next sale of Old Master paintings on July 8th in New Bond Street, offers stunning views of some of the highlights of The Grand Tour by some of the masters of the time. Today, when the capturing of images by cameras, phone, video and film have become commonplace we forget the power and the […]

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Quarter Eagle Highlights Heritage Coins auction

Quarter Eagle Highlights Heritage Coins auction

Legends of TV and film will surrender the Hollywood spotlight for a night when a different kind of American star takes to the podium at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Beverly Hills: A historic 1854-S quarter eagle, graded VF35 NGC, will lead the Platinum Night offerings of Heritage Auction Galleries’ August 2009 Los Angeles […]

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Colorado Mountain Home Sites to Sell at Public Auction

Colorado Mountain Home Sites to Sell at Public Auction

Rocky Mountain Estate Brokers Realty LLC (www.whitleyauction.com) announces the public auction of 25 mountain home sites at Little River Ranch near Salida, on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 1:10 pm MDT, according to auctioneer David P. Whitley. “Lots in this community have sold for up to $212,000,” said Whitley. “Five of these beautiful lots will […]

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15th Century Gold Pendant – Metal Detector Discovery To Be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

15th Century Gold Pendant – Metal Detector Discovery To Be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

A 15th century gold pendant that lain buried beneath Hertfordshire farmland since the time of Henry VIII until it was discovered by an amateur metal detector is to be offered for sale at Sotheby’s Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art auction in London on Thursday 9 July 2009. The remarkable gold object that depicts […]

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