April, 2010

Bonhams Appoints David Swig to US Motoring Department

Bonhams Appoints David Swig to US Motoring Department

Bonhams is delighted to announce that David Swig has been welcomed to the US Motoring Department team, augmenting the already renowned expertise of one of the world’s oldest and most capable auction houses. David Swig, a San Francisco native, is a lifelong automobile enthusiast and a regular participant in historic car activities including circuit racing, […]

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Woodmere Museum Collection Auctioned at Bonhams

Woodmere Museum Collection Auctioned at Bonhams

Bonhams New York’s April 27th sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts was marked by several strong results. Consisting of just over 250 lots, the sale was highlighted by a spectacular group of French and Continental porcelain urns from the Woodmere Art Museum (Philadelphia, PA) which brought some of the strongest performances of the sale. […]

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The Who Memorabilia Highlights Christie’s Sale

The Who Memorabilia Highlights Christie’s Sale

Christie’s London will present an exciting and eclectic selection of unique, important and unusual pieces in the Popular Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia sale, to be held on 24 June 2010, at 12 noon. The sale is bursting with objects to cater for collectors of all ages, representing icons of music from 1950s to the […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields California and Western Paintings Auction Results

Bonhams & Butterfields California and Western Paintings Auction Results

Bonhams & Butterfields held its Spring auction of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture on April 20, 2010. The Los Angeles-based sale featured a wide variety of important California, Western, Society of Six, Hawaiian scenes and Plein Air works by established American artists including Joseph Kleitsch, Franz Bischoff, Edgar Payne, Granville Redmond and William Wendt […]

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Penny Worley Auctioneers Announces Three Online Auctions of Government Assets

Penny Worley Auctioneers Announces Three Online Auctions of Government Assets

Online Auction of Government Assets, Including Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment. “All these government assets will sell to the highest bidders,” Jenkins said. “We have lots of executive office furniture, office equipment, computers, shelving and storage.” Items from the first auction are located in Naples and Bonita Springs, Fla. Bidding closes on April 29 for these […]

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Concierge Auctions to Offer 100 Via Del Lago in Palm Beach, Florida at Auction

Concierge Auctions to Offer 100 Via Del Lago in Palm Beach, Florida at Auction

Concierge Auctions will host a luxury real estate auction of 100 Via Del Lago in Palm Beach, Florida on May 22, announced Laura Brady, Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing for Concierge Auctions. Originally on the market for $10.75 million, the property is being offered with a reserve of $2.95 million. It has a pre-sale […]

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Shelby GT350 Makes $137,500 at Barrett-Jackson Auction

Shelby GT350 Makes $137,500 at Barrett-Jackson Auction

A 2011 Shelby GT350 sold for $137,500 during the 8th Annual Barrett-Jackson Auction in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 3, 2010. Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (Pink Sheets:CSBI), auctioned the #350 Shelby GT350 at No Reserve at the Barrett-Jackson event. “The 2011 GT350 is an amazing car with […]

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Spectrum Wine Auctions Spring Auction Brings in Nearly $US3.5 Million

Spectrum Wine Auctions Spring Auction Brings in Nearly $US3.5 Million

With a champagne toast and a pound of the hammer, Principal Auctioneer and Spectrum Wine Auctions’ Director of Client Services Amanda Keston kicked off Spectrum Wine Auctions’ second live auction last weekend, held simultaneously at Charlie Palmer Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California and Crown Wine Cellars in Hong Kong. Before the auction […]

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Conan Doyle Psychic Painting for Bonhams Auction

Conan Doyle Psychic Painting for Bonhams Auction

A painting inspired by the psychic spirits of dead soldiers and bought by a grieving Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who lost a son in WW1 is for sale as part of the Owston Collection in Sydney with Bonhams on June 25 and 26. The painting by William Francis (Will) Longstaff (Australian, 1879-1953) titled ‘The Rearguard […]

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