September, 2009

Bloomsbury Auctions Presents PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC EDITIONS on October 6

Bloomsbury Auctions Presents PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC EDITIONS on October 6

Marking the first anniversary of Photograph sales in New York, Bloomsbury Auctions is pleased to present their upcoming sale of Photographs and Photographic Editions featuring selections from The Suzanne and Hugh Johnston Weegee Collection and offerings from a rare, Private Collection of mint Photobooks Bloomsbury Auctions is pleased to announce an auction featuring selections from […]

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Japanese Invasion of Darwin WWII Document for Auction

Japanese Invasion of Darwin WWII Document for Auction

A mysterious and historically important WWII document regarding a Japanese invasion of Darwin will be auctioned in Melbourne this weekend. Dated 27 March 1942, the document contains a set of orders sent to D Company, 43 Battalion, to defend Darwin from imminent Japanese attack. History has proved that the attack never eventuated and historians have […]

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Fire Engines for Charterhouse Auction

Fire Engines for Charterhouse Auction

Charterhouse Auctioneers in Dorset are well known for unearthing interesting and old classic cars and motorbikes, but a recent visit to a large barn in Somerset unearthed a brace of fire engines, one of which gave Somerset many years of service, and they are both entered into the Charterhouse auction of classic cars and motorbikes […]

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Barrett-Jackson Retains Deloitte & Touche

Barrett-Jackson Retains Deloitte & Touche

Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. LLC announced today that it has engaged “Big 4” global professional services and auditing firm, Deloitte & Touche LLP (“Deloitte & Touche”), to conduct an independent examination of Barrett-Jackson’s management’s assertions relating to its auction practices for the company’s 2008-2009 auction season. Deloitte & Touche will examine the assertions made by Barrett-Jackson’s […]

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to sell former Lakeville property during unreserved Medford auction

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to sell former Lakeville property during unreserved Medford auction

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer will be selling its former 29+/–acre auction site in Lakeville, Minnesota to the highest bidder at an unreserved public auction being held at the Company’s new, larger permanent auction site in Medford (Minneapolis, Minnesota) on Tuesday, September 29. The auction starts at 8:00 a.m. “Our auction […]

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Works from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham to be Sold at Christie’s

Works from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham to be Sold at Christie’s

On November 10, 2009 Christie’s will pay tribute to two of the most influential American artists of the 20th century in its Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, offering Property from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham Sold to Benefit the Merce Cunningham Trust. The sale of Property from the Collection of John […]

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Modern and Contemporary Prints at Sotheby’s

Modern and Contemporary Prints at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s autumn auction of Prints will be held in New York on 29 October, 2009, and will offer collectors a broad selection of modern and contemporary works from the 19th century to present day. Works from the sale, estimated to bring in excess of $7.8 million, will be on view at Sotheby’s New York galleries […]

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Sam McKim Disneyland Map Art at PWAuctions

Sam McKim Disneyland Map Art at PWAuctions

Up for auction is the original Art for the popular Disneyland Map given to attendees in the 1950s and 1960s, and marked with “Walt Disney Productions” paper label. Oil and pastel on a 22″ x 40″ art board with fine detailing, by artist Sam McKim known as “the Cartographer of Disneyland.” Issued originally in 1958, […]

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Jesse James Younger Gang Signatures for Auction

Jesse James Younger Gang Signatures for Auction

Among the antique furniture, paintings, silver and other decorations at Fairfield Auction this month is a rare artifact of the American Frontier. In a small autograph book are the signatures of Cole, Jim and Bob Younger together with Bob Ford- all dated 1882. The four men partnered with Jesse and Frank James and were known […]

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