March, 2010

Unique Lion Sewing Machine for Bonhams Auction

Unique Lion Sewing Machine for Bonhams Auction

The only surviving privately owned example of a Victorian ‘Lion’ treadle lock-stitch sewing machine is for sale at Bonhams Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments auction at Knightsbridge on Wednesday 21 April. This dramatic looking machine was made in 1868 for the American market by Kimball and Morton, a Glasgow based manufacturer. In the shape […]

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Colorado Farm & Equipment to Sell at April 6 Auction

Colorado Farm & Equipment to Sell at April 6 Auction

Feizhu Farms, LLC has partnered with United Country – Lippard Auctioneers, Inc., to sell a 1,280-acre Springfield, Colo., ranch, formerly one of the largest free-range hog producers in the U.S., during an absolute auction event on Tuesday, April 6. In addition to the land, which will be sold in six separate tracts or in its […]

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THE OLDEST EXISTING ORIGINAL “FLYING CAR,” BUILT IN 1935 BY FRANK SKROBACK, BRINGS $65,175 AT AUCTION HELD MAR. 13-14 BY RED BARON

THE OLDEST EXISTING ORIGINAL “FLYING CAR,” BUILT IN 1935 BY FRANK SKROBACK, BRINGS $65,175 AT AUCTION HELD MAR. 13-14 BY RED BARON

(ATLANTA, Ga.) – The oldest original “flying car” – built in 1935 and the brainchild of Frank Skroback, a retired industrial technician and electrician from Syracuse, N.Y. – soared to $65,175 at a massive weekend auction held Mar. 13-14 by Red Baron, the Southeast’s premier auction house. The craft was meant to be flown from […]

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Ferris Bueller Film Ferrari for Auction At Bonhams

Ferris Bueller Film Ferrari for Auction At Bonhams

A replica of the Ferrari 250GT Spyder California specially created for the 1986 Paramount hit film ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ is to be sold at Bonhams Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia auction at 11am on 19th April at the RAF Museum, Hendon. Only around one hundred genuine 250GT Spyder California’s were created by Ferrari between […]

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