September, 2009

Bonhams Exploration & Travel Sale Sails Past the Million Pound Mark

Bonhams Exploration & Travel Sale Sails Past the Million Pound Mark

Bonhams raised a grand total of £1,304,032 at yesterday’s highly-anticipated Exploration & Travel Sale at New Bond Street, which featured an extraordinary array of books, manuscripts, artefacts and pictures. The highlight of the sale was undoubtedly the archives of Dr Edward Wilson (b.1872), arguably the most important member of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s numerous Polar […]

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Grey Flannel $1.2M Basketball Hall of Fame Auction

Grey Flannel $1.2M Basketball Hall of Fame Auction

The excitement surrounding the Sept. 11, 2009 induction of Michael Jordan into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame set the pace for a weekend of unforgettable reunions and highlights, capped off by Grey Flannel’s $1.2 million Hall of Fame Auction held at Mohegan Sun resort in Uncasville, Connecticut. Grey Flannel’s respect for the basketball […]

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Sales of Chinese Art at Sotheby’s Total: $15,532,479

Sales of Chinese Art at Sotheby’s Total: $15,532,479

Sotheby’s autumn auction season in New York kicked off this morning with a sale of Fine Chinese Furniture, Works of Art and Carpets from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, which brought $4,615,054 and tripled the presale estimate of $1/1.5 million. The sale was 95.4% sold by lot and 99.5% sold by value and was led […]

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Geveaway Artist Artworks for Bonhams Auction

Geveaway Artist Artworks for Bonhams Auction

A painting by Adam Neate, an artist who is known to have left his works leaning against lamp posts and dustbins is to be sold at Bonhams East Anglian View sale in Bury St Edmunds on 3rd December. Previously his work has sold for as much as £80,000. Leaving his paintings for anyone who wanted […]

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STAMPS, COINS, RARE BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS, POSTCARDS, SPORTS ITEMS, COMICS AND COMIC ART, ROCK ‘N’ ROLL MEMORABILIA & MORE TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION OCT. 3-4

STAMPS, COINS, RARE BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS, POSTCARDS, SPORTS ITEMS, COMICS AND COMIC ART, ROCK ‘N’ ROLL MEMORABILIA & MORE TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION OCT. 3-4

Weekend extravaganza will be held by Philip Weiss Auctions, at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside, New York (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – Hundreds of quality, fresh-to-the-market items in an impressive array of categories – to include stamps, coins, rare books, autographs, postcards, sports items, comics, comic art, rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia, pop culture collectibles and more – […]

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SPECTACULAR SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION OF JUKEBOXES AND ADVERTISING ITEMS WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON SATURDAY, OCT. 3, BY HAL HUNT AUCTIONS, AT 10 AM

SPECTACULAR SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION OF JUKEBOXES AND ADVERTISING ITEMS WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON SATURDAY, OCT. 3, BY HAL HUNT AUCTIONS, AT 10 AM

(NORTHPORT, Ala.) – The world-famous jukebox and advertising collection of the late John Gurrech of Houston, Tex., will be sold at auction on Saturday, Oct. 3, starting at 10 a.m., by Hal Hunt Auctions. The sale will be held at Hal Hunt’s spacious gallery, located at 5925 Hwy. 43 in Northport. Dozens of rare and […]

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ONE-STOP TO SHOP FOR COLLECTORS – GARTH’S FALL ECLECTIC AUCTION

ONE-STOP TO SHOP FOR COLLECTORS – GARTH’S FALL ECLECTIC AUCTION

This fall Garth’s Eclectic auction on October 2nd will feature a large selection of 20th century furniture, artwork and accessories in addition to Garth’s usual assortment of quality Victorian and country antique furniture and decorative accessories. It will be a virtual one-stop shop through the ages for collectors and dealers alike. Buyers in the market […]

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Mary Tudor ‘Hair’loom for Bonhams Jewellery Sale

Mary Tudor ‘Hair’loom for Bonhams Jewellery Sale

Bonhams forthcoming jewellery sale promises an array of treasures, including a unique piece of history – a ring containing a lock of Mary Tudor’s hair. The ring will be one of the exceptional pieces of fine jewellery auctioned at Bonhams New Bond Street on 23rd September. Passed down the generations by the youngest daughter of […]

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Detroit Institute of Arts Big Art Auction

Detroit Institute of Arts Big Art Auction

When the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) invited the public to donate artworks for a Big Art Sale fundraiser, the response was remarkable. The museum accepted 180 objects, each valued between $250–$30,000, to auction off on Thursday and Friday, October 1 and 2. The Big Art Sale will take place at DuMouchelle Art Galleries, 409 […]

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