March, 2011

FANTASTIC ARCHIVE OF MATERIAL PERTAINING TO COUNTERCULTURE CARTOONIST ROBERT CRUMB FETCHES $16,950 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

FANTASTIC ARCHIVE OF MATERIAL PERTAINING TO COUNTERCULTURE CARTOONIST ROBERT CRUMB FETCHES $16,950 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

The three-day event, held March 4-6 in Oceanside, N.Y., grossed more than $500,000. (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – An archive of material pertaining to the famous counterculture cartoonist Robert Crumb – including a pair of original hand-drawn personal greeting cards and a 13-page sketchbook – sold for $16,950 at a multi-estate sale held March 4-6 by Philip […]

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Ally SmartAuction Receives Best E-Channel Award

Ally SmartAuction Receives Best E-Channel Award

SmartAuction, Ally Financial’s online used vehicle auction, received the 2010 “Best Performance – eChannel” award from Avis Budget Group. The award was announced at the 2011 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR). According to Greg Thibault, Avis Budget Group’s vice president of Fleet Disposal, SmartAuction helped Avis Budget Group remarket more vehicles from its fleet than […]

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Chinese Works for Art To Bonhams & Butterfields Auction In San Francisco

Chinese Works for Art To Bonhams & Butterfields Auction In San Francisco

Following on the great success of the Fine Asian Works of Art auction in December 2010, which brought more than $19 million, Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to showcase decorative Asian Works of Art on March 15, 2011. The San Francisco auction will feature Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Southeast Asian Works of Art with a […]

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RICHLUBE MOTOR OIL DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN, RATED 9 OUT OF 10, SOARS TO $7,425 AT AUCTION HELD MARCH 4 BY MATTHEWS AUCTIONS, LLC

RICHLUBE MOTOR OIL DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN, RATED 9 OUT OF 10, SOARS TO $7,425 AT AUCTION HELD MARCH 4 BY MATTHEWS AUCTIONS, LLC

The event was held the day before the popular Chicagoland Petroliana & Advertising Show. (PEOTONE, Ill.) – An exceptionally clean Richlube Motor Oil double-sided porcelain sign (“100% Pure Pennsylvania”) soared to $7,425 at the Spring Petroliana & Advertising Auction held Mar. 4 by Matthews Auctions, LLC. The sale was conducted the day before the popular […]

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Rare Book of Poems by William Blake for Auction at Bonhams

Rare Book of Poems by William Blake for Auction at Bonhams

A previously unknown copy of a very rare book of early poems by William Blake is for auction at the Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs sale at Bonhams in London on 22 March. It is estimated at between £60,000-80,000. The poems in Poetical Sketches were written between 1768 and 1777 when Blake was in […]

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WORLD-RENOWNED ABSTRACT PAINTER ALFRED GOCKEL WILL BE THE FEATURED ARTIST AT THIS YEAR’S SEABREEZE JAZZ FESTIVAL, APR. 13-17

WORLD-RENOWNED ABSTRACT PAINTER ALFRED GOCKEL WILL BE THE FEATURED ARTIST AT THIS YEAR’S SEABREEZE JAZZ FESTIVAL, APR. 13-17

Gockel will be at the easel, painting live, at the festival and on The Smooth Jazz Cruise. (PANAMA CITY, Fla.) – World renowned abstract painter Alfred Gockel will be the featured artist at this year’s Seabreeze Jazz Festival, slated for April 13-17 in Panama City’s amphitheater at Pier Park. Mr. Gockel will be at the […]

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TIM’S, INC., WILL HOLD ITS 19th ANNUAL CABIN FEVER AUCTION ON SUNDAY, MARCH 27th, AT THE FIRM’S SHOWROOM IN BRISTOL, CONN., AT 12 NOON

TIM’S, INC., WILL HOLD ITS 19th ANNUAL CABIN FEVER AUCTION ON SUNDAY, MARCH 27th, AT THE FIRM’S SHOWROOM IN BRISTOL, CONN., AT 12 NOON

(BRISTOL, Conn.) – Tim’s, Inc., will hold its 19th annual Cabin Fever Auction on Sunday, March 27, but not in the usual venue. In the past, Tim’s conducted the yearly event at the Litchfield Firehouse in Litchfield. But this year, a combination of factors led to the decision to hold the auction in the Tim’s, […]

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Sotheby’s London Contemporary Turkish Art Auction

Sotheby’s London Contemporary Turkish Art Auction

Sotheby’s annual Contemporary Turkish Art Auction will be held in London on Thursday, 7th April, 2011. This year the sale will feature an exceptional collection of paintings by the modern Turkish master, Mubin Orhon. This unique collection comes with impeccable provenance, having been amassed by Daniel Gervis, a French dealer, collector and patron of the […]

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Texas Lovers Worldwide Can Bid Live Online via Artfact.com  at Heritage Texana Auction

Texas Lovers Worldwide Can Bid Live Online via Artfact.com at Heritage Texana Auction

Boston, MA – Artfact.com partners with Heritage Auctions of Dallas, Texas to offer live online bidding at an exciting auction of historical materials and memorabilia from the state of Texas. Included in the auction is a wide variety of rare and important books, documents, maps, works on paper and more, with a primary focus on […]

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