January, 2010

Copart to Acquire Five Additional Auction Facilities in the UK

Copart to Acquire Five Additional Auction Facilities in the UK

Copart Agrees to Purchase Bristol-based D Hales Limited Copart UK Limited announced today that it has agreed to acquire D Hales Limited, a Bristol-based vehicle salvage disposal company with five auction and auto parts facilities located in Bristol (Avonmouth), Bedford, Colchester, Gainsborough and Luton. Prior to this acquisition Copart owned 13 auction and auto parts […]

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Moon Flag and Rare NASA Memorabilia for Auction

Moon Flag and Rare NASA Memorabilia for Auction

An American Flag carried to the moon on Apollo 12 astronauts Conrad, Gordon and Bean in Nov. 1969 will be auctioned with other NASA memorabilia owned by a former NASA employee at www.prwauctions.com Jan. 23, 2010. Apollo 12 Flag Carried to the Moon, 3″ x 6″ cloth flag, framed 8.25″ x 10.25,” 2.25″ x 3″ […]

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PAIR OF IMPORTANT ESTATE SALES PLANNED FOR JAN. 23 AND FEB. 20 BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY IN ABERDEEN, MISS.; OVER 1,000 LOTS WILL CROSS THE BLOCK

PAIR OF IMPORTANT ESTATE SALES PLANNED FOR JAN. 23 AND FEB. 20 BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY IN ABERDEEN, MISS.; OVER 1,000 LOTS WILL CROSS THE BLOCK

(ABERDEEN, Miss.) – Two estate sales comprising over 1,000 mostly fresh-to-the-market lots will be held Jan. 23 and Feb. 20 by Stevens Auction Company, at the firm’s gallery facility located at 609 No. Meridian Street in Aberdeen. The Jan. 23 sale will be a strictly in-house event, with no online bidding component. Internet bidding for […]

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America’s Cup Paintings by Timothy Franklin Ross Thompson for Bonhams Marine Auction

America’s Cup Paintings by Timothy Franklin Ross Thompson for Bonhams Marine Auction

Three 20th century paintings of the first America’s Cup sailing regatta of 1851, the oldest continuous sporting trophy in history, are highlights at The Marine Sale at Bonhams on 24th March 2010. The paintings, by Timothy Franklin Ross Thompson (British, born 1951), record three incidents in the race around the Isle of Wight: America and […]

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Downing Street Road Sign for Bonham Auction

Downing Street Road Sign for Bonham Auction

Famous street sign among lots in annual Gentleman’s Library sale The General Election phoney war is hotting up and Bonhams is offering a rare chance to buy a slice of British political history when a 19th Century Downing Street road sign comes under the hammer at its Gentleman’s Library Sale on 20 Jan. One of […]

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Private Collections And 99 Cars for Bonhams Retromobile Paris Auction

Private Collections And 99 Cars for Bonhams Retromobile Paris Auction

Bonhams, firmly established as a leader of the collectors’ motor car market having raised 10 million euros at Rétromobile in 2008 and 11,480,000 euros in 2009, once again has an impressive selection in Paris. The 35th Rétromobile exhibition will take place at Porte de Versailles from the 22nd – 31st January 2010, during which Bonhams […]

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CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF AUCTION VALUATIONS IN SUTTON COLDFIELD

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF AUCTION VALUATIONS IN SUTTON COLDFIELD

Richard Winterton Auctioneers are delighted to celebrate 10 successful years providing free valuations of all antiques and collectables in Sutton Coldfield town centre. The Lichfield based Auctioneers with over 150 years of auction pedigree commenced free valuation sessions at The Trinity Centre, Church Hill in 2000. These are held every Monday from 2-4pm and there […]

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Matisse, Picasso, Goncharova and van Dongen to Highlight Christie’s Auction

Matisse, Picasso, Goncharova and van Dongen to Highlight Christie’s Auction

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale and the auction of The Art of the Surreal will take place on 2 February 2010 at 7pm with a pre-sale estimate of £56,505,000 to £80,805,000. The leading highlights include Gitane by Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) (estimate: £5.5 million to £7.5 million); Espagnole by Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) (estimate: […]

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Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte for Sotheby’s Auction

Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte for Sotheby’s Auction

Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 will be the first ever London sale of its kind to include three works individually estimated to realise more than £10 million. The works – each one a masterpiece – are by Klimt, Giacometti and Cézanne. They form the nucleus of an […]

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