April, 2013

Gibson Les Paul Sunburst Guitar Brings $134,500 at Heritage Auctions Musical Instrument Event

Gibson Les Paul Sunburst Guitar Brings $134,500 at Heritage Auctions Musical Instrument Event

A rare 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst Solid Body Electric Guitar, serial #0 1494, produced during the last year — and arguably the best year — of famed Gibson “Bursts,” brought $134,500 during Heritage Auction’s Musical Instruments Signature® Auction held April 20 in conjunction with the Dallas International Guitar Festival. The auction realized $1.13+ […]

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EARLY 20th CENTURY SOUTH AFRICAN 20 POUND WATERLOW & SONS COLOR TRIAL SPECIMEN BANKNOTE GAVELS FOR $10,620 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS

EARLY 20th CENTURY SOUTH AFRICAN 20 POUND WATERLOW & SONS COLOR TRIAL SPECIMEN BANKNOTE GAVELS FOR $10,620 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS

The auction (Part XIV) was held in the firm’s gallery at 1580 Lemoine Ave., in Fort Lee, N.J. (FORT LEE, N.J.) – An early 20th century Standard Bank of South Africa, Ltd. color trial specimen banknote for 20 Pounds sold for $10,620 at an auction (Part XIV) held Apr. 16 by Archives International Auctions, in […]

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Neil Armstrong Apollo 11 flown checklist for Heritage Auctions space event

Neil Armstrong Apollo 11 flown checklist for Heritage Auctions space event

A single page of the LM Activation checklist referenced by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Man’s first moon landing on July 20, 1969 realized $55,268 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $1.57+ million Space Exploration Signature® Auction in Dallas. Items related to the Apollo Program took top lot honors during the April 18 auction as an […]

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Property from the estate of Larry Hagman for Bonhams Auctions

Property from the estate of Larry Hagman for Bonhams Auctions

Bonhams present a selection of items from the Estate of actor Larry Hagman, best known for portraying J.R. Ewing on the classic soap opera Dallas, in its May 5 Entertainment Memorabilia auction and May 12 Period Art and Design auction, both to be held in Los Angeles. Hagman began his career in the 1950s on […]

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Icons of the Age We Live in – Collection for Auction

Icons of the Age We Live in – Collection for Auction

A collection of 400 pieces that will be sold May 4 at Gateway Gallery Auction in Chambersburg, PA. Hoffman, 71, spent the last 50 years collecting things that spoke to him “cool stuff, primitive, factory elements, whatever struck me.” Beginning in the late 1960s, as fun outings with friends, the group went to auctions and […]

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Americana and Ohio Valley Auction Marks Springtime in Ohio

Americana and Ohio Valley Auction Marks Springtime in Ohio

It’s May in Ohio, and signs of spring are everywhere: warm sunshine, soft earth and good antiques at Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers. May has marked an Americana auction for more years than most people on staff can remember, but for the past 7 years, the May Americana auctions have been highlighted by a special session […]

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Weschler’s Estate Auction Features Josef Albers Painting

Weschler’s Estate Auction Features Josef Albers Painting

A work from Josef Albers’ iconic Homage to the Square series leads the lot at Weschler’s Capital Collections Estate Auction, to be held in Washington, DC on May 17th at 10am. The German-American painter’s disciplined approach produced hundreds of these chromatic explorations, each one produced by hand and without the use of a straightedge. Albers […]

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Ketterer Kunst to auction art collection on 14 May

Ketterer Kunst to auction art collection on 14 May

Ketterer Kunst are to auction 28 objects from a private collection from Luxembourg on 14 May, 2013. Most works originate from the 19th century and those who think these days were dull and dreary will be surprised and astonished by the sight of this collection. Their lucent colors can even compete with works of Modernism, […]

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31st Annual Vintage Affaire. Annual Wine Auction Benefits Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

31st Annual Vintage Affaire. Annual Wine Auction Benefits Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Vintage Affaire 2013 will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Woodside. It is one of the premiere wine auctions in California and benefits Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Palo Alto and Santa Cruz. Over the past 30 years, Vintage Affaire has raised nearly $8 million for Vista Center. These […]

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Christie’s to auction Three generations of Wyeth: The Collection of Eric and Cynthia Sambol

Christie’s to auction Three generations of Wyeth: The Collection of Eric and Cynthia Sambol

Christie’s announce the sale of Three Generations of Wyeth: The Collection of Eric and Cynthia Sambol at the New York sale of American Art on 23 May. Comprised of thirteen works by N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth, the collection includes important and notable works from three generations of perhaps the most remarkable American art family […]

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3.50 Carat Natural Fancy Blue VS1 Diamond for Heritage Auction

3.50 Carat Natural Fancy Blue VS1 Diamond for Heritage Auction

One the world’s rarest colored diamonds, a 3.50 carat natural fancy blue VS1 diamond is expected to bring $1+ million at Heritage Auctions’ Jewelry Signature® Auction April 29. Highly sought after for its rare coloration, placing it in the same class that includes the famous Hope Diamond, the diamond is the largest of its kind […]

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WWI AIRCRAFT SQUADRON INSIGNIA AND ARCHIVE PERTAINING TO AMERICAN PILOT LT. PAUL E. GREEN COULD BRING $10,000 AT MOHAWK ARMS AUCTION 69

WWI AIRCRAFT SQUADRON INSIGNIA AND ARCHIVE PERTAINING TO AMERICAN PILOT LT. PAUL E. GREEN COULD BRING $10,000 AT MOHAWK ARMS AUCTION 69

The insignia, showing a gargoyle clutching a bomb, was applied to the fabric of Green’s plane. The auction will be held June 8th-9th at Mohawk Arms’ gallery in Bouckville, N.Y., plus online. (BOUCKVILLE, N.Y.) – A World War I squadron insignia and archive pertaining to American pilot Lt. Paul E. Green is expected to sell […]

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