December, 2009

SES Successful Bidder in Protostar 2 Auction

SES Successful Bidder in Protostar 2 Auction

Global satellite operator SES S.A. (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that its SES Satellite Leasing business unit in the Isle of Man was selected as the successful bidder in yesterday’s public auction for the Protostar 2 satellite with a USD 185 million, all cash offer. Upon conclusion of the transaction, Protostar 2 will be integrated into the […]

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Randy Kincaid Auction Company to Liquidate Retired Fleet Trucks, Trailers, Forklifts

Randy Kincaid Auction Company to Liquidate Retired Fleet Trucks, Trailers, Forklifts

Randy Kincaid Auction Company (www.kincaid.com) announces the auction of retired fleet trucks, trailers and forklifts from Carroll Fulmer Logistics Corporation, according to auctioneer Randy Kincaid. The auction is set for Saturday, December 19 at 10am, with on-site bidding at 8340 American Way in Groveland, Fla. Online bidding will be available through Proxibid.com/kincaid. The catalog will […]

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Chinese Porcelain Bowls Make £53,000 at Charterhouse Auction

Chinese Porcelain Bowls Make £53,000 at Charterhouse Auction

Two Chinese bowls sold for a massive £53,000 when they went under the Charterhouse hammer on Friday 20th November at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, Dorset. “The bowls were discovered in a small 1930’s walnut display cabinet worth £30, where they have been for a long time.” Commented Richard Bromell. “The Dorset family had connections […]

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Heritage Auctions Timepiece Auction Results

Heritage Auctions Timepiece Auction Results

Collectors had their eyes on Cartier at the $1.2 million Heritage Auctions Signature Timepiece sale on Dec. 7 as a fantastically rare Diamond, Jade, Pearl, Coral and Rock Mystery Clock brought $155,350 and a gorgeous Silver, Gold Jadeite and Pearl Four Dial Eight Day Lamp-Form Desk Clock, from the Collection of the American Red Cross, […]

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Heritage Auctions Mobile page debuts for iPhone

Heritage Auctions Mobile page debuts for iPhone

Heritage Auctions has announced the launch of a mobile version of its award-winning Website, www.HA.com. Collectors now have the opportunity to search for, view and bid on any lot in any current Heritage auction from most any mobile device with a web browser from anywhere in the world where there’s Web service. “This is an […]

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John Moran Auctioneers Report Outstanding Results for Jewelry, Rugs and Antiques

John Moran Auctioneers Report Outstanding Results for Jewelry, Rugs and Antiques

Superb, fresh-to-the-market Persian rugs, silver, bronzes and Continental paintings and furnishings comprised a large part of the sale, but jewelry was the biggest draw, making up about half the offerings. The majority of the several Art Deco bracelets, watches, earrings and necklaces performed well, selling at or well above the high estimates. Single-stone diamond rings […]

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ORIGINAL PLASTER MOLD OF FREDERICK REMINGTON’S ICONIC BRONZE STATUE THE BRONCO BUSTER WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON JAN. 22-24 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

ORIGINAL PLASTER MOLD OF FREDERICK REMINGTON’S ICONIC BRONZE STATUE THE BRONCO BUSTER WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON JAN. 22-24 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

(OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – One of only four original plaster models of renowned western artist Frederick Remington’s bronze sculpture The Bronco Buster will be sold at a three-day weekend estate sale slated for Jan. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The piece was hand-carved and cast by Remington himself, prior to 1895, and is the oldest of […]

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1670 Long Clock Makes at £400,000 at Bonhams Auction

1670 Long Clock Makes at £400,000 at Bonhams Auction

A clock dating to around 1670 has sold for £400,000 at Bonhams New Bond Street sale of Fine Clocks and Barometers on 15th December. The final total for the sale reached almost £2,000,000. James Stratton, Head of Bonhams Clock Department says: “This is a fantastic result. This clock was made while the ashes from the […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields Furniture Auction Shows Strength in Private Collections

Bonhams & Butterfields Furniture Auction Shows Strength in Private Collections

Auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields capped off a strong year of fine European and American furniture and decorative arts sales in San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2009 with its $1.6-million auction comprising property from San Francisco private collectors, trusts and foundations and estates. The December fine European and American furniture & decorative arts auction featured several […]

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