July, 2012

Bonhams announce Period Art & Design auction in San Francisco on August 19

Bonhams announce Period Art & Design auction in San Francisco on August 19

The Period Art & Design auction, August 19 at Bonhams in San Francisco, will present special selections of furniture from the iconic San Francisco bars Henry Africa and Eddie Rickenbacker’s, as well as contemporary furniture designed by Thomas and Margaret Saydah, featured in Serendipity Books in Berkeley, Calif., prior to its closing. Property from these […]

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THE LIFETIME PETROLIANA, COUNTRY STORE, ADVERTISING, TOYS AND FARM COLLECTION OF WILLIAM “BILL” DAGG WILL BE SOLD SEPT. 14th-16th IN INA, ILL.

THE LIFETIME PETROLIANA, COUNTRY STORE, ADVERTISING, TOYS AND FARM COLLECTION OF WILLIAM “BILL” DAGG WILL BE SOLD SEPT. 14th-16th IN INA, ILL.

The auction will be held by Matthews Auctions, LLC, at the facilities of another auction firm. (INA, Ill.) – The single-owner lifetime collection of William “Bill” Dagg – a man who has accumulated thousands of items, mostly petroliana, toys, country store, farm and advertising memorabilia – will be sold the weekend of Sept. 14-16 by […]

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Brooklands racing motorcycle for auction at Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale

Brooklands racing motorcycle for auction at Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale

The 1929 Grindlay-Peerless JAP 500cc ‘Hundred Model’ that is one of only two of its kind known to survive lapped Brooklands at over 100mph in 1937. An extremely rare racing motorcycle from the 1920s that lapped the famous Brooklands race circuit at over 100mph is expected to generate intense competition among bidders at the Bonhams […]

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Christie’s to Auction Works From The Collections of James Perkins and Andrew Lamberty

Christie’s to Auction Works From The Collections of James Perkins and Andrew Lamberty

Christie’s are to auction works From The Collections of James Perkins and Andrew Lamberty on 9 October 2012. The sale, AYNHOE PARK – A Modern Grand Tour, will feature a cornucopia of fascinating works of art and curiosities. The sale comprises important 20th century and contemporary design including works by Tony Duquette, Kam Tin and […]

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CHOICE PIECES FROM FOUR PROMINENT ESTATES ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. WILL COME UP FOR BID AUG. 11th AT STEVENS AUCTION IN ABERDEEN, MISS.

CHOICE PIECES FROM FOUR PROMINENT ESTATES ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. WILL COME UP FOR BID AUG. 11th AT STEVENS AUCTION IN ABERDEEN, MISS.

The sale will feature important collections from Memphis, Nashville, Birmingham and Meridian. (ABERDEEN, Miss) – Choice items from four prominent estates across the Southeastern United States will come up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s modern gallery located at 609 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, a town located […]

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BATMAN TOY AUCTIONED AT RICHARD WINTERTON

BATMAN TOY AUCTIONED AT RICHARD WINTERTON

An early tinplate Batman toy has just sold for £700 at auction. The 20cm high battery operated robot-like toy dates from the 1960’s and made by the Japanese firm Nomura. The character was the brainchild of Bob Kane and Bill Finger and made his debut in ‘Detective Comics’ in 1939. Huge fame and popularity came […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group Announces Absolute Online Only Auction of Commercial Banking Properties

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group Announces Absolute Online Only Auction of Commercial Banking Properties

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., announces the auctions of a bank branch building in Glade Spring, VA and a retail bank building in Federalsburg, MD on August 16. Bidding begins on August 9 at 1 pm and ends on August 16 at 1 pm. “The Glade Spring property is zoned general commercial and is a […]

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SANFORD L. (“SANDY”) ALDERFER, CEO OF ALDERFER AUCTION & APPRAISAL IN HATFIELD, PA., GETS INDUCTED INTO NAA’S HALL OF FAME AT JULY 19 MEETING

SANFORD L. (“SANDY”) ALDERFER, CEO OF ALDERFER AUCTION & APPRAISAL IN HATFIELD, PA., GETS INDUCTED INTO NAA’S HALL OF FAME AT JULY 19 MEETING

The award was presented at the NAA’s annual Conference and Show in Spokane, Washington. (HATFIELD, Pa.) – Sanford L. (“Sandy”) Alderfer, the Chief Executive Officer of Alderfer Auction & Appraisal, has been inducted into the National Auctioneers Association’s Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed on Mr. Alderfer, very much by surprise, at the NAA’s […]

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Bobby Pearce collection auctioned at Bonhams Olympic Games Sale

Bobby Pearce collection auctioned at Bonhams Olympic Games Sale

The archive of Australia’s first ever double Olympic Medal winner Bobby Pearce (1905-1976), was the top selling lot at Bonhams Olympic Games Sale held on 25 July in London. The important collection, comprising Olympic Gold Medals, as well as letters, photographs and posters, sold for £49,250 to an Australian buyer, bringing the treasured items back […]

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