July, 2012

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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THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND HARRIETT POTTER, SPANNING 50+ YEARS, PLUS OTHER IMPORTANT CONSIGNMENTS, WILL BE AUCTIONED OCT. 5th – 7th

THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND HARRIETT POTTER, SPANNING 50+ YEARS, PLUS OTHER IMPORTANT CONSIGNMENTS, WILL BE AUCTIONED OCT. 5th – 7th

The three-day auction will be conducted by Showtime Auction Services in Ann Arbor, Mich. (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – The lifetime collection of Robert and Harriett Potter – a vast accumulation of fire fighting memorabilia and other items, spanning 50-plus years – will be sold Oct. 5-7 by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council […]

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LAP DESK AND QUILL USED TO WRITE AND SIGN THE TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO IN 1848 WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, BY AUMANN AUCTIONS, INC., IN PIERCE, NEBRASKA

LAP DESK AND QUILL USED TO WRITE AND SIGN THE TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO IN 1848 WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, BY AUMANN AUCTIONS, INC., IN PIERCE, NEBRASKA

The items were found on a small farm in Nebraska and will now be offered in a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a true piece of American history. Rarely do rare, important items such as these come up for bid. Not surprisingly, several museums have already expressed keen interest. (PIERCE, Neb.) – The lap desk and […]

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One-of-a-kind Matchbox Prototypes  on Auction to Benefit Charity

One-of-a-kind Matchbox Prototypes on Auction to Benefit Charity

Toy Collector has joined up with Route 66 Promotions for a charity auction of ten ultra-rare prototype Matchbox model cars. Created by master modelmaker George Turner for Matchbox in the 1990s, the resin prototypes are up for auction on Toy Collector’s new market platform. All auctions start at just US$1.00 each, and Toy Collector’s commission […]

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