July, 2011

Bonhams To Auction Maharaja’s Tiger Hunting Rolls Royce

Bonhams To Auction Maharaja’s Tiger Hunting Rolls Royce

A truly unique, handmade automobile will be auctioned by Bonhams at its forthcoming Quail Lodge sale, held each August in Carmel, California during the world-famous Pebble Beach Car Week. The custom-made 1925 Rolls-Royce New Phantom was originally commissioned by Sahib Bahadur of India, officially known as Umed Singh II, Maharaja of Kotah, for the purpose […]

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Cowan’s July 23 Summer Fine and Decorative Art Auction Results

Cowan’s July 23 Summer Fine and Decorative Art Auction Results

Cowan’s July 23, 2011 Summer Fine and Decorative Art Auction brought in some surprising sales over-estimate as bidders battled competitively for 362 lots. With 995 bidders from sixteen countries, the auction sales total reached just over $430,500.00. The sale, held at Cowan’s sales room, offered fine and decorative art items from the 18th to the […]

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1952 Chrysler D’Elegance Leads RM Auctions Sensational Concepts Sale in Monterey

1952 Chrysler D’Elegance Leads RM Auctions Sensational Concepts Sale in Monterey

A design masterpiece by Virgil Exner and bodied by Ghia, this stunning 1952 Chrysler D’Elegance leads a host of sensational concept cars poised to cross RM’s Monterey auction podium next month, August 19 – 20 in California. Hemi-powered on a shortened New Yorker chassis, this stunning concept debuted at the 1952 Paris Motor Show; its […]

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Gray’s to Auction Civil War Naval Painting on July 28

Gray’s to Auction Civil War Naval Painting on July 28

On July 28, Gray’s Auctioneers will be auctioning lot 177, a rare Civil War painting from1865 entitled ‘Our Flag is There’. The signature is indecipherable however the Gray’s appraisal team has discovered a sketch by Thomas Nast which was featured on the cover of Harper’s Weekly, February 13, 1864. The sketch is an exact study […]

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