July, 2009

Freeman’s Midsummer Estates Sale

Freeman’s Midsummer Estates Sale

Freeman’s, located in Philadelphia, PA, will host its Midsummer Estates Sale Auction live online with Artfact Live!. In this impressive sale, Freeman’s will offer more than 450 lots of furniture, paintings and collectibles. A Pair of Walnut Side Tables by Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) is the top estimated lot, requiring a minimum bid of $7,500 and […]

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State of Oklahoma Surplus Bargains Available Online at http://www.Auction.OK.gov

State of Oklahoma Surplus Bargains Available Online at http://www.Auction.OK.gov

Bargains can be found online through the state of Oklahoma by logging onto http://www.Auction.OK.gov. Visitors can find anything from knives to bulldozers and classic cars to refrigerators. By registering for an account, users can place a bid or maximum bid on items and monitor the status of their bids without leaving home. Auction.OK.gov is the […]

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1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe to Headline Mecum Monterey Auction

1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe to Headline Mecum Monterey Auction

Mecum Auction announces the championship-winning 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe will headline their new Monterey Auction on Saturday, August 15, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa. While the legendary Daytona Cobra Coupe did not meet the reserve at Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis, it has reached a post-auction bid of $7.5 […]

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Christie’s Prints and Multiples Sale

Christie’s Prints and Multiples Sale

Christie’s New York presents the mid-season Prints & Multiples sale on July 22. Comprised of a cross section of movements and styles, this well selected offering includes work by James Jacques Joseph Tissot, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Paul Gauguin, Joan Miró, Sam Francis, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, Ed Ruscha and Rachel Whiteread, among […]

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Part II of the Famed Burton-Ching Collection Realizes Strong Prices at Bonhams & Butterfields in July

Part II of the Famed Burton-Ching Collection Realizes Strong Prices at Bonhams & Butterfields in July

In the entire world, there are but a handful of companies that attempt the level of furniture making for which West Coast-based Burton-Ching has developed its sterling reputation. On July 13, 2009, international fine arts auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields offered part II of the famed Burton-Ching Collection to a highly enthusiastic crowd. The summer auction […]

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Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million

Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million

An evening of entertainment and fundraising that included performances by Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight resulted in Starkey Hearing Foundation, the global leader in delivering the gift of hearing, raising more than $5 million to support its mission of helping the world to hear. Starkey Hearing Foundation hosted its Ninth Annual […]

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Noel Barrett Toys of Summer Auction Results

Noel Barrett Toys of Summer Auction Results

Noel Barrett’s June 19-20 Toys of Summer auction recalled the simple charm of village life in late 19th- and early 20th-century Europe with a parade of predominantly German-made tinplate characters and scale-model marvels that grossed nearly $1 million (all prices quoted include 15% buyer’s premium). It wasn’t just the toys that came from Europe; so […]

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Inertia Offers Vine Auction Bidders Additional Time

Inertia Offers Vine Auction Bidders Additional Time

Inertia Beverage Group (IBG) announced today that the auction scheduled for the sale of New Vine’s assets will take place on Monday, July 27th at 10 a.m., an extension of 13 days to allow both registered and potential new bidders incremental time to evaluate all available assets. Under the management of Sherwood Partners, the auction […]

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Doll Sets New World Auction Record at Theriault’s

Doll Sets New World Auction Record at Theriault’s

A new world auction record was established for an antique doll this weekend when Theriault’s, the specialty auction house for antique childhood items, drew heated bidding for a seldom seen French art doll, circa 1914, by sculptor Albert Marque. The doll realized $263,000.00 (including buyers premium), shattering the previous record for a similar model sold […]

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