December, 2012

Majestic Lifesize Paper Horses from Lincoln Cathedral Flower Festival Highlight New Years Day Auction

Majestic Lifesize Paper Horses from Lincoln Cathedral Flower Festival Highlight New Years Day Auction

(Lincoln, UK) Two of the Majestic Paper Horses and a chariot created by Richard Sweeney (one of the world’s greatest paper artists) for this Summer’s Flower Festival at Lincoln Cathedral are to be auctioned to raise money for charity at Unique Auction’s Annual New Years Day Auction. Lifesize Paper Horses by Artist Richard Sweeney The […]

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AN ECLECTIC MIX OF QUALITY MERCHANDISE – AROUND 400 LOTS – WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE SAT., JAN. 12, BY BROKEN ARCH AUCTION GALLERY

AN ECLECTIC MIX OF QUALITY MERCHANDISE – AROUND 400 LOTS – WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE SAT., JAN. 12, BY BROKEN ARCH AUCTION GALLERY

The sale will be held at the firm’s gallery in Weaverville, N.C., about 10 miles north of Asheville. (WEAVERVILLE, N.C.) – Around 400 lots of quality merchandise in an eclectic mix of categories will be sold without reserve (everything goes, regardless of price) in an auction slated for Saturday, Jan. 12, by Broken Arch Auction […]

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Skinner, Inc. hosts auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on January 12

Skinner, Inc. hosts auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on January 12

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on Saturday, January 12th in its Boston gallery. The sale presents an excellent assortment of European and American sculpture, Russian icons, English glass stemware, and antique furniture. More than 300 lots of British ceramics will be offered as part of the sale. Mintons […]

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Bonhams  to exhibit Islamic art

Bonhams to exhibit Islamic art

Bonhams will be celebrating the start of 2013 with the unveiling of Scotland’s largest private collection of pre-Islamic & Islamic art, which has never been seen in public before. The collection will go on view at Bonhams Edinburgh galleries from the 8th to the 13th January. The collection focuses primarily on items from the Land […]

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ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS TO OFFER THE ALLEN BERK COLLECTION OF RARE CHINESE AND ASIAN BANKNOTES, SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th, 2013 IN HONG KONG

ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS TO OFFER THE ALLEN BERK COLLECTION OF RARE CHINESE AND ASIAN BANKNOTES, SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th, 2013 IN HONG KONG

Archives International Auctions will conduct their inaugural Hong Kong auction in association with Dynasty Auctions Company, Ltd. (HONG KONG, China) – Archives International Auctions, in association with Dynasty Auctions Company, Ltd., will offer the Allen Berk single-owner lifetime collection of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Harbor Plaza North Point […]

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The New Years Day Sale at Unique Auctions

The New Years Day Sale at Unique Auctions

(Lincoln, UK) Nearly 1,000 items of Antiques, Fine Art and Highly Collectible Items will be sold as part of Unique Auctions (UK) Annual New Years Day Auction on 1st January 2013 at 9am (GMT). Reclining Chinaman Money Bank Highlights of the sale include a fine selection of Oriental and Jade Items, English and European Furniture, […]

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General Custer Items Top Heritage Auctions $2.5+ Million December Americana Event

General Custer Items Top Heritage Auctions $2.5+ Million December Americana Event

General George Armstrong Custer’s personally owned Army-issue Model 1865 Spencer Carbine brought $179,250 to claim top lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ $2.5+ million Political, Western Legends & Americana Signature® Auction, Dec. 11-12. Items relating to the well-known general led the event, from an important oil painting of the Battle of Washita by Frederic Remington which […]

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SAMURAI SWORD SURRENDERED BY JAPANESE REAR ADMIRAL NOBUKAGU YOSHIMI IN 1945 HITS $7,538 AT AUCTION HELD NOV. 16-17 BY MOHAWK ARMS

SAMURAI SWORD SURRENDERED BY JAPANESE REAR ADMIRAL NOBUKAGU YOSHIMI IN 1945 HITS $7,538 AT AUCTION HELD NOV. 16-17 BY MOHAWK ARMS

The sword was the top lot in an auction that saw about 1,700 lots of militaria come up for bid. (BOUCKVILLE, N.Y.) – A Samurai sword surrendered by Japanese Rear Admiral Nobukagu Yoshimi on the Marshall Islands in 1945, plus an archive of material pertaining to the soldier’s surrender, sold for $7,538 at a live […]

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Richard Balsbaugh Collection of Vintage Radios at Bonhams doubles its pre-auction estimate

Richard Balsbaugh Collection of Vintage Radios at Bonhams doubles its pre-auction estimate

The trend of coveting retro-style continued at Bonhams New York today when their December 11 sale of The Richard Balsbaugh Collection of Vintage Radios proved another landmark success in the collecting history of this popular field. The auction totaled $555,437, doubling its pre-sale estimate, and was 100% sold by lot and by value. This important […]

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