April, 2010

Records Set at Swann Galleries Photographs Auction

Records Set at Swann Galleries Photographs Auction

Auction records for 19th and 20th century photographs were achieved on March 23 at Swann Galleries’ two-part auction of The Stephen L. White Photograph Collection; and Fine Photographs. The White Collection, which was exhibited at Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum in 2001, consisted of just over 100 remarkable works depicting aspects of the American Dream. Record-setters […]

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National Auctioneers Day

National Auctioneers Day

The third Saturday of April marks a special day in the lives of Auctioneers throughout the U.S., National Auctioneers Day. The Michigan State Auctioneers Association (MSAA) will join fellow Auctioneers across the nation to celebrate this annual event, Saturday, April 17th, 2010. One of America’s oldest professions and the last bastion of the competitive, free […]

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Cat Auctions to Hold Unreserved Auctions in Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minn

Cat Auctions to Hold Unreserved Auctions in Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minn

Cat Auction Services, recognized the world over for its commitment to building customer loyalty, announced recently that it will hold two unreserved public auctions in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.) area on May 5 and 6. These mark the company’s third and fourth Twin Cities-based auctions and come on the heels of a mid-April […]

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Gavin Gardiner Fine Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns Auction Results

Gavin Gardiner Fine Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns Auction Results

Fine Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns Auction at Sotheby’’s, New Bond Street, London April 14, 2010 Commenting after the sale, Auctioneer and Expert-in-Charge, Gavin Gardiner, said: “I was delighted with the result of our sale, in the heart of London’s West End. The strength of private bidding is especially pleasing as buyers turn to investing […]

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Online Auction of Restaurant Equipment and Memorabilia from Friday’s Front Row Sports Bar

Online Auction of Restaurant Equipment and Memorabilia from Friday’s Front Row Sports Bar

Penny Worley Auctioneers (www.worleyauctioneers.com) announces the online auction of restaurant equipment and memorabilia from Friday’s Front Row Sports Bar in Orlando, Fla., according to Jerry Jenkins. “This is a huge auction,” Jenkins said. “This is the second largest T.G.I. Fridays in the country, there are over 130 TVs in this auction plus a huge digital […]

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Concierge Auctions Report Tulip Hill Estate Auction Sucess

Concierge Auctions Report Tulip Hill Estate Auction Sucess

Concierge Auctions (www.conciergeauctions.com), today announced the sale at auction of historic Tulip Hill in Harwood, Maryland on April 10. One of the finest Pre-Revolutionary War estates in the nation, the property sold above its listing price of $2.375 million, announced George Graham, CEO of Concierge Auctions. “We were pleased to conduct the auction of Tulip […]

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CQout Reports Online Books and Comics Listings Growth

CQout Reports Online Books and Comics Listings Growth

CQout one of the largest UK online auction sites has announced that it has achieved an important milestone with listings of well over half a million books and comics. CQout which recently broke into the US market to offer its services to disenfranchised eBay users has grown to become eBay’s closest rival in the UK […]

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Bonhams Auctioneers Announces Partnership with Bugatti Owners Club

Bonhams Auctioneers Announces Partnership with Bugatti Owners Club

As the market leader in collectors’ motor cars and having sold some of the world’s most important Bugattis, Bonhams was the obvious choice to be the BOC’s new partner. Last year Bonhams sold a 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante, which had been owned by the first BOC Chairman Earl Howe, for a staggering 3.4 million […]

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Works by Gertrude Stein for Bonham Books and Manuscripts Auction

Works by Gertrude Stein for Bonham Books and Manuscripts Auction

Works by Gertrude Stein, a key figure in 20th century art and literature, is being offered for sale at Bonham Books and Manuscripts sale at Oxford on 27 April. The sale spans Stein’s literary career and includes first editions of her seminal early book of “cubist” poetry Tender Buttons (£200-400) and The autobiography of Alice […]

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