March, 2010

Sheffield, Alabama Hotel for Auction

Sheffield, Alabama Hotel for Auction

National Commercial Auctioneers [www.natcomauctions.com] announces an absolute auction scheduled for the Holiday Inn in downtown Sheffield, Ala., on April 21, according to Stephen Karbelk, CAI, AARE, President of National Commercial Auctioneers. “The property will be sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price so every hotel investor that has any interest in buying a quality […]

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MONUMENTAL SET OF FOUR AMERICAN GOTHIC BOOKCASES, CRAFTED IN PHILADELPHIA IN 1854, SOARS TO $115,000 AT HAL HUNT AUCTION, MAR. 13

MONUMENTAL SET OF FOUR AMERICAN GOTHIC BOOKCASES, CRAFTED IN PHILADELPHIA IN 1854, SOARS TO $115,000 AT HAL HUNT AUCTION, MAR. 13

(NORTHPORT, Ala.) – A monumental set of four matching American Gothic bookcases, beautifully crafted in Philadelphia in 1854 and attributed to the workshop of Crawford Riddell, a noted cabinetmaker of the time, sold for $115,000 at a multi-estate sale held Mar. 13 by Hal Hunt Auctions. The sale was conducted in the firm’s gallery, at […]

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Skinner to Auction European Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Fine Silver

Skinner to Auction European Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Fine Silver

BOSTON, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts, featuring Fine Silver on Saturday, April 10th at 10 a.m. in Skinner’s Boston gallery. Nearly 1,000 items will be up for bid, with about half the offerings representing lots of fine silver. The auction’s cover lot is a Tiffany & […]

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Pistols Owned by Big Game Hunter Major Dick Cooper for Bonhams Auction

Pistols Owned by Big Game Hunter Major Dick Cooper for Bonhams Auction

A pair of 40-Bore pistols owned by accomplished big game hunter Major Dick Cooper, best friend of Baron Bror von Blixen-Finecke and friend of Ernest Hemingway, are to be offered at Bonhams, Knightsbridge as part of the Fine Antique Arms and Armour sale on 29th April 2010. The pistols, by John Manton & Son, are […]

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