July, 2009

Bloomsbury Auctions First No Reserve Event Bibliophile Sale – 82% Sold

Bloomsbury Auctions First No Reserve Event Bibliophile Sale – 82% Sold

Bloomsbury Auctions’ first No Reserve Bibliophile Sale on June 30, 2009 sold over 82% by lot. The sale contained property from The Heritage Book Shop, Colonial Williamsburg and The Metropolitan Museum of Art and contained over 450 lots. A manuscript letter written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and signed to Elizabeth Craig Clarkson, written the day […]

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History of Space Exploration Auction Results

History of Space Exploration Auction Results

On July 16th space buffs around the world were tuned in to Bonhams New York’s first ever Space Sale. Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of man’s first steps on the Moon, the sale consisted of nearly 400 lots of objects and documents pertaining to the history of Space Exploration. The importance of the auction was not […]

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RIM Prevented from Bidding for Nortel’s Assets as a Result of Nortel’s Actions

RIM Prevented from Bidding for Nortel’s Assets as a Result of Nortel’s Actions

Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”) (NASDAQ: RIMM)(TSX: RIM) disclosed today that it has effectively been prevented from submitting an offer for the Nortel Networks Wireless Business that is the subject of a bankruptcy auction scheduled to occur on July 24, 2009. The assets being sold are Nortel’s CDMA and Long Term Evolution Access businesses. In […]

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Dozens of cranes sold at US$20 million Ritchie Bros. auction in Chicago

Dozens of cranes sold at US$20 million Ritchie Bros. auction in Chicago

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$20 million of heavy equipment and trucks – including 61 cranes – at its unreserved public auction in Chicago, Illinois last week (July 16 17, 2009). More than 2,200 people from 49 U.S. states and 27 other countries registered to bid in person […]

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Ritchie Bros. to conduct complete dispersal for George Schmid Sons in Vancouver

Ritchie Bros. to conduct complete dispersal for George Schmid Sons in Vancouver

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , is conducting a complete dispersal auction for George Schmid Sons, Inc., a family-owned excavation business founded in 1958 and based in Washougal, Washington. The unreserved public auction, to be held on Friday, July 31, 2009 starting at 8:00 a.m., will be located at 13910 SE Mill Plain – the former property […]

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1971 JOHN DEERE 2520 HIGH CROP DIESEL TRACTOR SOARS TO $64,000 AT TWO-DAY SALE DEDICATED TO JOHN DEERE COLLECTIBLES HELD JULY 8-9 IN LE MARS, IOWA

1971 JOHN DEERE 2520 HIGH CROP DIESEL TRACTOR SOARS TO $64,000 AT TWO-DAY SALE DEDICATED TO JOHN DEERE COLLECTIBLES HELD JULY 8-9 IN LE MARS, IOWA

(LE MARS, Iowa) – An extremely rare 1971 John Deere 2520 high crop diesel tractor with syncro-range transmission – one of fewer than 80 ever made – sold for $64,000 at a two-day sale of John Deere vintage tractors and related collectibles held July 8-9 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, of Nokomis, Ill., in conjunction with […]

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Philip Weiss Auctions Selects Proxibid

Philip Weiss Auctions Selects Proxibid

Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that Philip Weiss Auctions of Oceanside, NY has selected the Company to provide live online bidding for an upcoming multi-estate sale. The live auctions will take place at Philip Weiss Auctions’ Oceanside, NY gallery July 31 at 4:00 p.m. EDT, and August 1 […]

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The Charles Martignette Collection First Section Auction Results

The Charles Martignette Collection First Section Auction Results

In its debut as part of Heritage Auction Galleries’ Signature July Illustration Art Auction on July 15 and Signature July Art of the American West & Texas Auction on July 16, the first portion of The Charles Martignette Collection – some 311 works selected for these two auctions from the collection’s 4300 pieces – realized […]

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ENTIRE CONTENTS OF HAPPY ENDINGS ANTIQUES IN AMENIA, N.Y., TO BE SOLD IN AN ON-SITE AUCTION SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 15th, BY TIM’S, INC.

ENTIRE CONTENTS OF HAPPY ENDINGS ANTIQUES IN AMENIA, N.Y., TO BE SOLD IN AN ON-SITE AUCTION SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 15th, BY TIM’S, INC.

(AMENIA, N.Y.) – The entire contents of Happy Endings Antiques – an upscale antiques and collectibles shop in Amenia, N.Y. — will be sold at an on-site auction slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, by Tim’s, Inc., of Bristol, Conn. The shop is located at 3330 Route 343 in Amenia, on the New York-Connecticut line in […]

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