November, 2009

Sotheby’s Amsterdam to Auction Works from an Important Private Dutch Collection

Sotheby’s Amsterdam to Auction Works from an Important Private Dutch Collection

Sotheby’s sale of 19th-Century, Modern and Contemporary art, to be held in Amsterdam on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, will have at its core a group of works from a celebrated Dutch private collection. Put together over some 30 years with enormous commitment and discernment, this exceptional collection includes works by leading Dutch names such as […]

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Andy Warhol’s Iconic 200 One Dollar Bills from 1962 Auctions for $43,762,500 at Sotheby’s

Andy Warhol’s Iconic 200 One Dollar Bills from 1962 Auctions for $43,762,500 at Sotheby’s

Last night at Sotheby’s in New York, Andy Warhol’s monumental masterpiece, 200 One Dollar Bills, brought a remarkable $43,762,500, soaring past the pre-sale estimate of $8/12 million. Competition was fierce. Auctioneer Tobias Meyer opened the bidding at $6 million and was immediately met with an almost unheard of response – a bid of $12 million, […]

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FINE EXAMPLES BY LONDON GUNMAKERS OFFERED IN SALE OF  MODERN & VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS

FINE EXAMPLES BY LONDON GUNMAKERS OFFERED IN SALE OF MODERN & VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS

A RARE and almost unique 4-barrelled sporting gun by Charles Lancaster is expected to sell for £18,000-24,000 in Gavin Gardiner’s auction of Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 in the Upper Grosvenor Galleries at Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London, W1A 2AA. The sale will start at 2pm. Gavin Gardiner […]

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Ian Fleming’s ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ and Wisden Cricket Almanacs Soar at Bonhams Books Sale

Ian Fleming’s ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ and Wisden Cricket Almanacs Soar at Bonhams Books Sale

Ian Fleming’s revised typescript of Diamonds are Forever and a complete set of the Wisden Cricketers Almanack from the years 1864 to 1984 left bidders both shaken and stirred as they made astonishing prices at Bonhams Books and Manuscripts Sale, November 10, in London. The Fleming typescript was estimated to sell for £20 – £30,000 […]

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Special Olympics Invites Supporters to 8th Annual Gala and Live Auction

Special Olympics Invites Supporters to 8th Annual Gala and Live Auction

Special Olympics Northern California will hold its 8th annual fundraising gala on Nov.13, 2009 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. Presented by Chevron Corp., the Spirit of the Season gala will help raise money for sports equipment, training and competition in 2010. More than 13,000 developmentally disabled children and adults in Northern California […]

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