August, 2011

1910 Chinese Dragon Dollar Could Bring More Than $1 Million At Heritage Auction

1910 Chinese Dragon Dollar Could Bring More Than $1 Million At Heritage Auction

The legendary 1910 Chinese Dragon Dollar, called the Yunnan Spring Dollar in reference to the four Chinese characters that translate to “Spring 1910” on its reverse, could bring in excess of $1,000,000 as part of Heritage Auctions Sept. 8-9 Long Beach Signature® World & Ancient Coins Auction, at the Long Beach Convention Center. “This enigmatic […]

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RM Auctions Sets New World Record for a Mercedes-Benz Sold at Auction

RM Auctions Sets New World Record for a Mercedes-Benz Sold at Auction

RM Auctions, continued its strong track record in Monterey, California last night, setting a new world record for a Mercedes-Benz sold at auction and selling 12 automobiles for individual million-dollar-plus results. The star of the night, a spectacular 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster, chassis number 154140 (pictured), attracted spirited bidding in the room and […]

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Bonhams to Auction Wine from the Estate of Actor John Forsythe

Bonhams to Auction Wine from the Estate of Actor John Forsythe

Bonhams has announced its September 24, 2011 three-city Fine and Rare Wine auction. The first session of the sale will be held in Bonhams’ New York sale room and will be simulcast to San Francisco and Los Angeles, while its second session will be held in Bonhams San Francisco sale room, simulcast to Los Angeles […]

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Steve McQueen Porsche 911s Auctions for $1,375,000 at RM Monterey

Steve McQueen Porsche 911s Auctions for $1,375,000 at RM Monterey

The 1970 Porsche 911s formerly owned by actor Steve McQueen and featured in his epic Hollywood film Le Mans sold for an impressive $1,375,000 before a packed house at RM’s Monterey, CA sale last night, setting a new world record for a 911 sold at auction. Built to the highest 1970 specification and with a […]

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Clars Auction Gallery to Offer Amelia Earhart Collection

Clars Auction Gallery to Offer Amelia Earhart Collection

Clars Auction Gallery have announced they will be offering an important collection of memorabilia from famed aviator Amelia Earhart on Sunday, September 11th, as part of their September two-day fine arts and antiques auction. This collection comes to the block from three different consignors and all items have been privately held until now. This collection […]

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Christie’s New York Announces First Open Auction of Post War and Contemporary Art on September 21

Christie’s New York Announces First Open Auction of Post War and Contemporary Art on September 21

Christie’s announces the Fall 2011 edition of First Open, a sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art, on September 21, 2011. The auction will feature an international selection of works by recognized post-war masters and today’s leading artists such as Gerhard Richter, Felix Gonzalez-Torres and George Condo, with competitive estimates. The sale will offer a total […]

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Sotheby’s Opens Fall Wine Auction Season on 10 September

Sotheby’s Opens Fall Wine Auction Season on 10 September

Sotheby’s New York will open the 2011 Fall season of wine auctions on 10 September with Finest and Rarest Wines Featuring An Important New England Cellar featuring 1,183 lots estimated to fetch $2.9/4 million. This is the second time Sotheby’s has offered wines from this Important New England Cellar with the first sale in December […]

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ENGLISH, FRENCH, CONTINENTAL, AMERICAN AND ASIAN FINE FURNITURE, PLUS FINE & DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE SOLD SEPT. 10 BY GREAT GATSBY’S

ENGLISH, FRENCH, CONTINENTAL, AMERICAN AND ASIAN FINE FURNITURE, PLUS FINE & DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE SOLD SEPT. 10 BY GREAT GATSBY’S

The auction will be held in the firm’s gallery, at 5180 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Atlanta. (ATLANTA, Ga.) – A fine estates auction featuring hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots of English, French, Continental, American and Asian furniture, plus fine and decorative arts, will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, by Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, beginning promptly at […]

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RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS ANNOUNCE TREASURES OF THE ORIENT – AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION FOR AUCTION

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS ANNOUNCE TREASURES OF THE ORIENT – AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION FOR AUCTION

Resembling a storyline from TV’s ‘Lovejoy’, the recent discovery of a West Midlands house crammed with rare and valuable treasures from the orient is the stuff of dreams for any Auctioneer. It all started with a phone call to Richard Winterton Auctioneers based in Lichfield, Staffordshire. Adrian Rathbone, Chief Valuer/Associate was asked to visit a […]

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