November, 2012

Steve McQueen Husqvarna Motorcycle for Bonhams Las Vegas Auction

Steve McQueen Husqvarna Motorcycle for Bonhams Las Vegas Auction

Bonhams, will be offering Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna at its 3rd annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction in January. 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross owned and ridden by Steve McQueen Through best friend Bud Ekins, McQueen became associated with Triumph in the 1960s. But when the lightweight, powerful and nimble Swedish-made Husqvarna was introduced to America in 1970, […]

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RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS ARE MOVING INTO LICHFIELD CITY CENTRE

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS ARE MOVING INTO LICHFIELD CITY CENTRE

After a time gap of over thirty years, Richard Winterton is delighted to announce that his family auction business ‘Richard Winterton Auctioneers Ltd’ is relocating their head office and main salerooms back to its home town of Lichfield City Centre this December. The move from the Fradley site into the heart of Lichfield is partly […]

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WWII German Enigma code machine auctions at Bonhams for over £80,000

WWII German Enigma code machine auctions at Bonhams for over £80,000

A German Enigma enciphering machine was auctioned today at Bonhams in Knightsbridge for £85,250, above its initial pre-sale estimate of £40,000-£60,000. Built by Heimsoeth and Rinke in 1941, this is the three rotor version, used by Germany between 1938 and 1944 and was patented by H. A. Koch. Whilst this particular device was intended for […]

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Hart Davis Hart to Conclude the Year with a Stellar Auction Featuring Remarkable Burgundy & Bordeaux on December 8th at TRU Restaurant in Chicago

Hart Davis Hart to Conclude the Year with a Stellar Auction Featuring Remarkable Burgundy & Bordeaux on December 8th at TRU Restaurant in Chicago

Pre-Auction Dinner Hosted By Jack Daniels, President and Founder of Wilson Daniels, on December 7th (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the internationally renowned wine auction house and retailer, will hold an exciting auction of Finest and Rarest Wines on December 8th at award-winning restaurant Tru, located at 676 North St. Clair Street […]

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ISAMU NOGUCHI CHESS TABLE MADE IN THE 1940s FOR HERMAN MILLER BRINGS $109,250 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD OCT. 22 BY S&S AUCTION IN REPAUPO, N.J

ISAMU NOGUCHI CHESS TABLE MADE IN THE 1940s FOR HERMAN MILLER BRINGS $109,250 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD OCT. 22 BY S&S AUCTION IN REPAUPO, N.J

The table was found by a contractor renovating a home outside Newark. It was the sale’s top lot. (REPAUPO, N.J.) – A rare and important chess table designed by Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller in the 1940s and discovered by a contractor renovating a home outside Newark, sold for $109,250 at a multi-estate sale held […]

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Bonhams to auction Walt Disney World items

Bonhams to auction Walt Disney World items

Bonhams announce the November 18 auction of Entertainment Memorabilia in Los Angeles, where early designs, props, drawings and models from Walt Disney World will be featured. Located in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the celebrated park is one of the world’s most visited thematic attractions. Walt Disney World opened in 1971 and covers approximately 30,000 acres, […]

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ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY EDWARD MORAN (AM., 1829-1901) BRINGS A RECORD $300,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, OCT. 24

ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY EDWARD MORAN (AM., 1829-1901) BRINGS A RECORD $300,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, OCT. 24

Also sold was a stunning work by Austrian artist Franz Unterberger that fetched $180,000. Oil on canvas by Franz Richard Unterberger (Austrian, 1838-1902), titled Canal in Venice (est. $150,000-$250,000). (MILFORD, Conn.) – A gorgeous marine rendering of boats in the early morning haze, with shad fishermen in rowboats, by American artist Edward Moran (1829-1901), titled […]

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Bonhams announce auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art  for November 20

Bonhams announce auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art for November 20

Bonhams is pleased to announce the upcoming African, Oceanic & Pre-Colombian Art auction for the autumn season. As the only international auction house offering two tribal arts sales per year in New York, Bonhams has the undisputed edge in the market by offering quality works of art at all price levels. The pieces on offer […]

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HIGH-GRADE EXAMPLE OF PETER FORCE 1843 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE REALIZES $10,620 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTION

HIGH-GRADE EXAMPLE OF PETER FORCE 1843 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE REALIZES $10,620 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTION

Also, two Edison stock tickers, circa 1900-1910, sold for $8,260 and $5,900 at the three-session event, held Oct. 20th at the Museum of American Finance and Oct. 21st and 23rd in Fort Lee, N.J. (FORT LEE, N.J.) – A high-grade example of the Peter Force 1843 printing of the Declaration of Independence, taken from the […]

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