October, 2009

Important German Cabinet Leads Christie’s Sale of Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art

Important German Cabinet Leads Christie’s Sale of Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art

Christie’s announces the sale of 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics on October 20, which will include over 260 lots of opulent gilt furnishings, bronze figures, ivory works of art, Sèvres porcelain, colorful Majolica and other ceramics. Leading the furniture section, and also featured on the catalogue cover, is an important German […]

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Samurai Arms & Armor Dating Back to 11th Century for Bonhams New York Auction

Samurai Arms & Armor Dating Back to 11th Century for Bonhams New York Auction

On October 22nd, international auctioneers Bonhams will offer over 100 lots of Samurai Arms & Amor. For collectors fascinated with the storied tradition of the Samurai, this upcoming sale at Bonhams New York represents an extraordinary opportunity. Timed to coincide with the opening of the “Art of the Samurai” exhibition at New York’s MET, the […]

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COLT MODEL 1883 .45 CALIBER GATLING GUN HITS THE MARK FOR $172,500 AT CIVIL WAR, FIREARMS AND MILITARIA SALE HELD AUG. 15th-16th BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION

COLT MODEL 1883 .45 CALIBER GATLING GUN HITS THE MARK FOR $172,500 AT CIVIL WAR, FIREARMS AND MILITARIA SALE HELD AUG. 15th-16th BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – A Colt Model 1883 .45 caliber Gatling Gun – named after the man who invented it (Richard J. Gatling) and a 19th-century precursor to the modern-day machine gun – scored a bull’s eye when it soared to $172,500 at a Civil War, Firearms and Militaria Auction held Aug. 15-16 by Fontaine’s Auction […]

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Barrett-Jackson Releases Results of Deloitte & Touche Examination of Auction Practices

Barrett-Jackson Releases Results of Deloitte & Touche Examination of Auction Practices

Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. LLC today announced that it has released the Independent Accountants’ Report prepared by Deloitte & Touche LLP following the independent examination of Barrett-Jackson’s auction practices for the company’s 2008-2009 auction season (12 month period ending June 2009). “The release of this report is part of Barrett-Jackson’s continued commitment to transparency in our […]

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