December, 2009

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers closes acquisition of Martella Auction Company

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers closes acquisition of Martella Auction Company

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA) announced today the closing of the acquisition of the auction business and certain assets of Martella Auction Company, Inc., an agricultural and industrial equipment auctioneer based in Tipton, California. As part of the agreement, Ritchie Bros. will lease Martella’s 65-acre auction site to conduct unreserved public auctions. […]

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BATERBYS NAMED BEST ART GALLERY IN ORLANDO BY ORLANDO STYLE MAGAZINE AND SNEAKYSUNDAY.COM; FIRM HAS 30+ YEARS’ IN THE ART AND AUCTION WORLD

BATERBYS NAMED BEST ART GALLERY IN ORLANDO BY ORLANDO STYLE MAGAZINE AND SNEAKYSUNDAY.COM; FIRM HAS 30+ YEARS’ IN THE ART AND AUCTION WORLD

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – Baterbys Art Auction Gallery has been named Best Art Galley for 2009 by an arts and entertainment magazine (Orlando Style Magazine) and a website dedicated to arts and entertainment (SneakySunday.com). For Orlando Style Magazine, Baterbys placed first in a Readers’ Choice Award poll. SneakySunday.com’s choice was based on visitor comments and editorial […]

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Stephenson’s Auctioneers & Appraisers New Year Auction

Stephenson’s Auctioneers & Appraisers New Year Auction

For nearly half a century, family-owned Stephenson’s Auctioneers & Appraisers has served the Philadelphia tri-state area with its popular weekly sales, but the company’s most highly anticipated event of the year is always its New Year’s Sale, this season to be held on Jan. 1 and 2, 2010. The New Year’s Sale, which is sometimes […]

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Prehistoric and Ancient Treasures in Dallas Natural History Auction

Prehistoric and Ancient Treasures in Dallas Natural History Auction

Heritage Auctions presents a dramatic array of natural history treasures in its Signature® Natural History Auction, live, in-person and online at www.HA.com on Jan. 17, 2010. “Heritage Natural History auctions are always about offering the broadest array possible,” said David Herskowitz, Director of Natural History Auctions at Heritage, “and one look at our lineup for […]

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Bonhams Announces Retromobile Auction Line-Up

Bonhams Announces Retromobile Auction Line-Up

Bonhams has announced a highly exciting line-up of exceptional and rare motorcars for its sale at Retromobile, held in Paris at the earlier date of 23 January 2010. An exceptional collection of twenty-eight collectors’ motor cars is being offered by Bonhams, representing the first time that these cars have been offered in the public domain. […]

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AROUND 1,500 LOTS OF QUALITY AMMO, ADVERTISING, FIREARMS, MILITARIA AND GENERAL COLLECTIBLES NOW ONLINE AT SOLDUSA.COM; AUCTION ENDS JAN. 24th

AROUND 1,500 LOTS OF QUALITY AMMO, ADVERTISING, FIREARMS, MILITARIA AND GENERAL COLLECTIBLES NOW ONLINE AT SOLDUSA.COM; AUCTION ENDS JAN. 24th

(MATTHEWS. N.C.) – Around 1,500 lots of high-quality and mostly fresh to the market items – ammo, firearms, militaria, advertising and general collectibles – are for sale in an online auction that is already underway and concludes Jan. 23-24. The sale is being conducted by SoldUSA.com, the premier hunting and fishing, militaria and collectibles site. […]

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Cowan’s Inaugural Decor Auction

Cowan’s Inaugural Decor Auction

Cowan’s Fine and Decorative Art Department will hold its first Décor auction on Friday, January 8, 2010 in Cowan’s salesroom. The inaugural sale will include a fine selection of paintings and prints, furniture spanning the 18th to the 20th centuries, ivories, carved and gilt frames, rugs, baskets, sterling, and early and Bohemian glass. Bidders can […]

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Important Modern Design at Heritage Auctions Takes Over $1.6 million

Important Modern Design at Heritage Auctions Takes Over $1.6 million

Frigid temperatures, snow and ice in Manhattan failed to keep bidders from hotly contesting the best examples in Heritage Auctions’ $1.6 million+ Signature 20th Century Design Auction in New York City on Dec. 10. The auction, featuring the collection of renowned dealer Michael Playford, the finest assemblage of Lalique in a single auction this year […]

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Warhol, Picasso, Blake and Chagall Prints Auction for Top Prices

Warhol, Picasso, Blake and Chagall Prints Auction for Top Prices

Top names commanded top prices at Bonhams Prints auction on December 15 in a sale that made a total of £462,792 with 83 per cent sold by value. Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, William Blake prints all performed well at prices that ranged from £14,000 – £42,000. An iconic image of Marilyn Monroe by […]

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