November, 2012

E. HOWARD & CO. ASTRONOMICAL REGULATOR NO. 46, BREAKS THE RECORD FOR AN E. HOWARD & CO. CLOCK, $230,100, AT FONTAINE’S AUCTION, NOV. 17

E. HOWARD & CO. ASTRONOMICAL REGULATOR NO. 46, BREAKS THE RECORD FOR AN E. HOWARD & CO. CLOCK, $230,100, AT FONTAINE’S AUCTION, NOV. 17

The clock was the top earner in a two-session auction that featured 535 lots and grossed $1.4M (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – An E. Howard & Co. astronomical regulator No. 46 clock in fine condition, with clean running movement and a walnut case with the original finish, 126 inches tall, chimed on time for $230,100 at a […]

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Bonhams to auction the George Harrison Family Collection

Bonhams to auction the George Harrison Family Collection

A collection of some of the most important pieces of George Harrison and Beatles memorabilia ever to be offered at auction will be included in Bonhams forthcoming Entertainment Memorabilia sale on 12th December 2012. The collection, which has never been available to the general public, was gifted by George Harrison to his brother Harry and […]

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George Armstrong Custer Trove Highlights Western Americana Event At Heritage Auctions

George Armstrong Custer Trove Highlights Western Americana Event At Heritage Auctions

A trove of letters from an officer among the first on the scene to identify bodies following Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s crushing 1876 defeat at Little Big Horn is expected to bring $75,000+ in Heritage’s $2.2 million Political, Western Legends & Americana Memorabilia Signature® Auction on Dec. 11. The lot is just one of 19 […]

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Bonhams to auction Out of Africa film aeroplane

Bonhams to auction Out of Africa film aeroplane

The 1929 De Havilland DH 60GMW Gipsy Moth bi-plane was flown by character Denys Finch Hatton (played by Robert Redford) in the seven-time Oscar-winning 1985 film. It will go on sale at the Bonhams auction at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, from 6th to 7th February 2013, where bidding is expected to be in […]

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Bonhams announce December 4 whisky sale in Edinburgh

Bonhams announce December 4 whisky sale in Edinburgh

Bonhams Whisky Sale on December 4th in Edinburgh provides the ideal place to stock up for Christmas on something that will have your guests talking for years – no fewer than 263 lots of distinguished bottles and decanters of the good stuff are listed in this sale. One of the top lots is a glass […]

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Bonhams sets new world auction record with Sri Lankan sapphire ring

Bonhams sets new world auction record with Sri Lankan sapphire ring

A sapphire and diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels featuring a rectangular-cut sapphire weighing 43.16 carats set a new world record, selling for US$1,560,000 (HK$12,084,000; £979,000) on 23rd November at the sale of ‘Eight Exceptional Jewels from a Private Collection’ at Bonhams in Hong Kong. Bidders competed fiercely for the striking ring, which at […]

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Rare Spanish Rioja and Lebanese Chateau Musar fine wines for Bonhams auction

Rare Spanish Rioja and Lebanese Chateau Musar fine wines for Bonhams auction

Bonhams Fine & Rare wine sale on 6th December at New Bond Street, London will feature some exceptional wines from private European cellars. The sale will include several outstanding European collections, with a remarkable range of rare Spanish wines from 1925 to 1982, top Italian wines and 12 vintages of Lebanese Chateau Musar from 1979 […]

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Online Auction to Benefit Animal Charities

Online Auction to Benefit Animal Charities

Flashpoint president Kevin Carvell announced that he and Project Flashpoint would be teaming up with his friend, actor and fellow animal welfare supporter Jon Provost (Timmy, “Lassie”), for two separate online auctions to raise money for the organizations Canine Companions for Independence and The Humane League of Lancaster County. Both auctions will offer fans the […]

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San Ildefonso Etched Redware Jar makes $32,500 at Heritage Auctions

San Ildefonso Etched Redware Jar makes $32,500 at Heritage Auctions

A San Ildefonso etched redware jar by famed potter Tony Da took top lot honors Nov. 10 when it brought $32,500 in Heritage’s American Indian Art Signature® Auction. Bidders recognized the value in a trio of Sioux beaded hide objects and the work of several contemporary potters. Delia Sullivan, American Indian Art Specialist at Heritage, […]

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