September, 2010

Sotheby’s 40th Anniversary Wine Auction Achieves £2,412,194

Sotheby’s 40th Anniversary Wine Auction Achieves £2,412,194

Sotheby’s London 40th Anniversary Wine Sale concluded with a total of £2,412,194, (US$3,787,145), far above a pre-sale estimate of £1,644,850-£2,061,620. All four sessions saw competitive bidding on the ‘phone, online and in the room and the sale was 99% sold-by-value and 98% sold-by-lot. Interest in the sale was international and buyers came from across the […]

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HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA, TOYS AND TOY TRAINS, RAILROAD MEMORABILIA, DOLLS, ANTIQUE ADVERTISING, COIN-OPS AND MORE WILL BE SOLD IN A HUGE WEEKEND SALE — OCT. 22-24 — BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS IN OCEANSIDE, N.Y.

HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA, TOYS AND TOY TRAINS, RAILROAD MEMORABILIA, DOLLS, ANTIQUE ADVERTISING, COIN-OPS AND MORE WILL BE SOLD IN A HUGE WEEKEND SALE — OCT. 22-24 — BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS IN OCEANSIDE, N.Y.

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A massive three-day weekend sale slated for Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions will feature hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots of toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia, Hollywood memorabilia, vintage dolls, antique advertising, coin-ops and more. The auction will be held at the Philip Weiss Auctions showroom, located at #1 Neil Court. Online […]

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GovernmentAuction.com Auction Event September 26

GovernmentAuction.com Auction Event September 26

Over 1,300 items to be liquidated in this 1 Day Auction Event. Items to be auctioned include; Cars, Plane, Rare Antiques, Jewelry, Gemstones, Rolex Watches, Gold & Silver Coins, Art, , GIA Diamonds, Movie Memorabilia, Sports Memorabilia, Slot Machines, Antique Music Boxes, Victorian Era Items, Estate Antiques & Collectibles. Plus special feature 200 pieces Seized […]

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Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Art Collection for Christie’s Auction

Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Art Collection for Christie’s Auction

Christie’s will offer The Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Collection as part of its major fall 2010 and spring 2011 sales in New York and Hong Kong. Assembled over more than four decades by Walter Shorenstein, the San Francisco real estate mogul, and Phyllis Shorenstein, founder of the city’s Asian Art Museum, the collection unites the […]

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Sotheby’s Presents New York Photographs Auction

Sotheby’s Presents New York Photographs Auction

New York – Sotheby’s 6 October 2010 auction of Photographs presents a fine selection of photographic images dating from the medium’s earliest years to those by some of best photographers of the 20th century and the present day. Overall the sale is expected to fetch between $4.3 and 6.5 million. The catalogue cover image, Edward […]

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SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION OF VINTAGE FRENCH AND GERMAN DOLLS WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, OCT. 23, BY BROWNE AUCTION SPECIALISTS

SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION OF VINTAGE FRENCH AND GERMAN DOLLS WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, OCT. 23, BY BROWNE AUCTION SPECIALISTS

The auction will be held at the American Legion Hall in Blue Springs, Mo., near Kansas City. BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – A nice single-owner collection of over 125 rare and vintage dolls – nearly all of them made in France and Germany between the late 19th and early 20th centuries – will be sold at […]

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Turquoise Faience Hippo for Bonhams Auction

Turquoise Faience Hippo for Bonhams Auction

A turquoise faience hippo – very similar to the one nicknamed ‘William’ the unofficial mascot of the Metropolitan Museum in New York – is for sale at Bonhams next Antiquities auction on October 6th. Estimated to sell for £80,000 to £120,000 this charming figure dates from the Second Intermediate Period, circa 1786-1590 B.C. Modelled with […]

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Seller Nye & Company Announces Auction of Fine & Decorative Arts

Seller Nye & Company Announces Auction of Fine & Decorative Arts

The Nye & Company auction consists of some 680 lots that are live now through October 6th, 2010 on www.igavelauctions.com. The auction, which includes Fine and Decorative Arts, Silver, Photographs, Jewelry, Rugs and Carpets spanning the 18th-20th centuries, is made up primarily of estate property that is diverse and new to the marketplace. Highlights of […]

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ON-SITE ESTATE AUCTIONS — IN TALLADEGA, ALA. (OCT. 9) AND PHILADELPHIA, MISS. (OCT. 16) — SLATED BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY OF ABERDEEN, MISS.

ON-SITE ESTATE AUCTIONS — IN TALLADEGA, ALA. (OCT. 9) AND PHILADELPHIA, MISS. (OCT. 16) — SLATED BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY OF ABERDEEN, MISS.

ABERDEEN, Miss – A pair of important on-site estate auctions are on tap for October by Stevens Auction Company, based in Aberdeen, Miss. The first one, on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 10 a.m., will feature the estate of the late Sarah B. Robbs (1921-2010). It will be held at the Robbs’ Greek Revival mansion, […]

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Antiquorum to Auction Collection of Rare and Unique Timepieces in Hong Kong

Antiquorum to Auction Collection of Rare and Unique Timepieces in Hong Kong

Antiquorum Auctioneers [www.antiquorum.com ], the world’s premier watch auctioneer, is looking forward to its next sale of Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces on October 9th in Hong Kong. Collectors will have the opportunity to bid on 458 exceptional watches including a fantastic collection of Patek Philippe timepieces, enamel watches and singing bird boxes. Prior to […]

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Property from the Estate of Television and Business Pioneer Maria Helen Smith for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Property from the Estate of Television and Business Pioneer Maria Helen Smith for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Bonhams & Butterfields announce the November 16, 2010 auction of the Estate of Maria Helen Smith, San Diego, California. Assembled over the course of a lifetime, the Collection features a diverse group of 19th century works with a focus on the European and Asian aesthetic. The 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature a discerning selection […]

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Lord Raglan Bugatti Type 51 for Bonhams Paris Auction

Lord Raglan Bugatti Type 51 for Bonhams Paris Auction

The 1933 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix Two-Seater owned by the late Fitzroy John Somerset, the 5th Baron Raglan (1927-2010), Patron and former Chairman of the Bugatti Owners’ Club and trustee of the Bugatti Trust, is to be sold at Bonhams’ Paris sale of Motor Cars on 5 February 2011. The auction will be held […]

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