July, 2012

Original Star Wars Trilogy for Heritage Auctions Vintage Movie Poster Event

Original Star Wars Trilogy for Heritage Auctions Vintage Movie Poster Event

More than 50 lots of some of the rarest posters from the original Star Wars movie and its first two sequels are being offered at Heritage Auctions’ July 25 and 26 Vintage Movie Posters Signature® Auction. The posters, originally released between 1977 and 1982, are among more than 1,300 lots of some of the rarest […]

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Christie’s to auction works of art from the former collection of the Scheringa Museum

Christie’s to auction works of art from the former collection of the Scheringa Museum

Christie’s will offer international works of art from the former collection of the Scheringa Museum, as agreed by the Administrator of DS Art B.V., part of the DSB Group, and Deutsche Bank. In total, 221 works of art will be offered at a series of auctions in Amsterdam, London, New York and Hong Kong through […]

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Bonhams to auction Canadian sword collection in Oxford

Bonhams to auction Canadian sword collection in Oxford

One of the best sword collections to come to the market in recent years ? 150 Victorian and Georgian swords including one once owned by a British Prime Minister, Lord Grenville who was PM from 1806 -1807 ? will be sold on July 31st at Bonhams in Oxford. A particularly interesting weapon in this collection […]

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RM Auctions to offer the Aalholm Collection

RM Auctions to offer the Aalholm Collection

RM Auctions is to auction the Aalholm Collection during a single-day sale, 12 August 2012 in Denmark. Featuring more than 175 motor cars, formerly part of the renowned Aalholm Automobil Museum, all lots will be presented without reserve, presenting a unique range of ownership opportunities. Representing nearly a century of automobile manufacturing supplemented by some […]

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Philip Hermogenes Calderon cricket painting auctioned at Bonhams

Philip Hermogenes Calderon cricket painting auctioned at Bonhams

Philip Hermogenes Calderon’s ‘Captain of the Eleven’, one of the most popular British Victorian images of childhood, was the top lot in Bonhams’ 19th century paintings, drawings and watercolours sale on 11th July, selling for £289,250. In a sale that realised over £2.14 million, the Calderon painting set a new world record for the artist. […]

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TEXACO GASOLINE FILLING STATION SIGN IN EXCELLENT CONDITION SOARS TO $11,550 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS CHECK THE OIL AUCTION HELD JUNE 23

TEXACO GASOLINE FILLING STATION SIGN IN EXCELLENT CONDITION SOARS TO $11,550 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS CHECK THE OIL AUCTION HELD JUNE 23

The auction was held on the second day of the annual Check the Oil Gas & Oil Show in Ohio. (DUBLIN, Ohio) – A Texaco Gasoline single-sided porcelain filling station sign in a hanger, rated 9 out of 10 for condition and boasting excellent color, gloss and shine, sold for $11,550 at a Check the […]

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ICART PRINTS, CHINESE SCROLLS, ANTIQUE CLOCKS AND POCKET WATCHES AND MORE WILL BE SOLD ONLINE JULY 19th BY GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO

ICART PRINTS, CHINESE SCROLLS, ANTIQUE CLOCKS AND POCKET WATCHES AND MORE WILL BE SOLD ONLINE JULY 19th BY GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO

The auction is already online, via LiveAuctioneers.com, and through the Converse website. (WAYNE, Pa.) – Over 470 lots comprising a diverse and interesting worldwide collection of items – to include signed prints by Louis Icart, antique clocks and pocket watches, Chinese scrolls, other Asian objects, art glass vases and more — will be sold in […]

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MAGNIFICENT GRANDFATHER CLOCK, GRAND PRIZE WINNER AT THE ST. LOUIS WORLD’S FAIR IN 1904, STRIKES $17,825 AT STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY JUNE 23

MAGNIFICENT GRANDFATHER CLOCK, GRAND PRIZE WINNER AT THE ST. LOUIS WORLD’S FAIR IN 1904, STRIKES $17,825 AT STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY JUNE 23

The clock was the top lot of the 461 items sold in Stevens Auction’s most successful sale of 2012. (ABERDEEN, Miss.) – A magnificent grandfather clock that was a grand prize winner at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904 chimed on time for $17,825 at a multi-estate auction held June 23 by Stevens Auction […]

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Burgundy and Port top Bonhams wine auction

Burgundy and Port top Bonhams wine auction

Burgundy topped the bill at Bonhams sale of Fine & Rare Wines in London yesterday, with Romanée-Conti making the top five lots – a dozen 1985 vintage made £92,000 with two cases of 1988 vintage both reaching £69,000 and a case of six bottles of 1993 vintage selling for £29,900. Whilst prices of young Bordeaux, […]

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