July, 2009

World’s Largest Private Collection of Pre War Televisions for Auction

World’s Largest Private Collection of Pre War Televisions for Auction

Michael Bennett-Levy’s collection of Early Technology will go under the hammer at Bonhams Knightsbridge salesroom on 30 September. The 24 televisions make up what is thought to be the biggest private collection of pre-war televisions in The World along with other examples of what Mr. Bennett-Levy describes as Early Technology. “Virtually everything one would define […]

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Shannons MotorEx Auction Results

Shannons MotorEx Auction Results

Shannons first auction at Meguiar’s MotorEx on Sunday July 12 resulted in high public interest and strong sales, with nearly 70 per cent of all vehicle and memorabilia lots selling on the hammer for total sales of around $725,000. Some of the best results at the Sydney Showground sale came from the wide selection of […]

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Triumph Super 7 Special Sports for Charterhouse Auction

Triumph Super 7 Special Sports for Charterhouse Auction

The Charterhouse auction of classic cars and motorbikes at Sherborne Castle on Sunday 19th July includes a rare 1930 Triumph Super 7 Special Sports which has just completed its MOT after a full and lengthy restoration which has taken 43 years to complete. “Restoring a classic car takes time, but I have never come across […]

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Artworks at Charterhouse Auction

Artworks at Charterhouse Auction

The Charterhouse auction on Friday 31st July has a broad selection of pictures from the 18th century through to more modern and contemporary artists. “Pictures are very personal, and beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder.” Commented Richard Bromell. “That being said, we do have a wide and varied selection of pictures in […]

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Insurance Auto Auctions Announces I-Buy FastSM

Insurance Auto Auctions Announces I-Buy FastSM

Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. the leading hybrid model salvage auto auction company announced today the future launch of I-Buy Fast, a new method for buyers to purchase an available vehicle. I-Buy Fast will be a buying option accessible through their online IAA Auction Center that allows qualified buyers to purchase vehicles between auction dates that […]

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GunBroker.com® Online Auction Launches Mobile Site for Cell Phone Users

GunBroker.com® Online Auction Launches Mobile Site for Cell Phone Users

GunBroker.com®, the world’s largest online auction for firearms and hunting/shooting accessories, has launched a mobile site designed for easy viewing and use on the small screens of cell phones and PDAs. The mobile site, accessible at http://m.gunbroker.com, looks sharp on a cell phone but also works in a regular Web browser. “We live in a […]

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Heritage Auction Galleries Summer FUN Auction Nets $9 million

Heritage Auction Galleries Summer FUN Auction Nets $9 million

The most popular gold pattern of all time, the 1879 $4 stella – or rather a pair of them – led the way at Heritage Auction Galleries’ $9 million Summer FUN auction in Palm Beach, Fla., July 9-12. “We’re quite pleased with the results,” said Greg Rohan. “Collectors responded well to the fine American coinage […]

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Leading Artists Donate to Art for Africa Auction at Sotheby’s London

Leading Artists Donate to Art for Africa Auction at Sotheby’s London

Marlene Dumas, William Kentridge, David Goldblatt, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Antony Gormley and Yinka Shonibare are among the artists who have donated works to Art For Africa, a unique auction presenting for the first time such a major offering of works by some of South Africa’s leading artists alongside pieces by some of the foremost […]

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Christie’s Launches New iPhone Application

Christie’s Launches New iPhone Application

Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, announces the availability of a new mobile application that extends the company’s online experience to a global audience of Apple mobile device users. Beginning July 15, Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users can enjoy optimized mobile access to Christie’s online features, including previews of all sales and lots, real-time […]

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