June, 2013

Montblanc pen honoring John Lennon and Montegrappa Eternal Bird pen top Bonhams Fine Writings Instruments auction

Montblanc pen honoring John Lennon and Montegrappa Eternal Bird pen top Bonhams Fine Writings Instruments auction

Bonhams successful Fine Writings Instruments auction, June 11 in San Francisco, saw two pens tie for the top earning spot, each achieving $43,750. One was a sealed Montblanc John Lennon 18K Solid White Gold Skeleton Fountain Pen, created in tribute to the late legendary musician, and limited to 70 examples. The pen features the word […]

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Rago to Auction Collection of Dealer / Auctioneer Tony Tenaglia

Rago to Auction Collection of Dealer / Auctioneer Tony Tenaglia

Rago Auctions has been chosen to handle the Collection of Tony Tenaglia – the finest pieces acquired over decades of buying and selling by this dealer and auctioneer. The multi-day auction is scheduled for December 6-8, 2013. Tony Tenaglia, who died last November at 55, was legendary in the Bucks County area for his acumen […]

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Albert Einstein Bible for auction at Bonhams New York

Albert Einstein Bible for auction at Bonhams New York

Bonhams will offer a Bible inscribed and signed by Albert Einstein in which he refers to the book as a source of “inexhaustible wisdom” (est. $1,500-2,500). Featured in the June 25 Fine Books & Manuscripts auction at the Madison Avenue salesroom, the Bible was also signed by Einstein’s wife, Elsa, in 1932, as a gift […]

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Bonhams Arms & Armor auction highlighted by U.S. three pounder gun

Bonhams Arms & Armor auction highlighted by U.S. three pounder gun

An iron three pounder gun with attribution to the Siege of Yorktown in 1781 led Bonhams $937,971 Antique Arms and Armor and Sporting Guns auction, June 10 in San Francisco. This top lot, from the renowned U.S. Cartridge Company Collection (and prior to that, the first important American arms collection, the A.E. Brooks Collection) achieved […]

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ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING BY HADDON SUNDBLOM (1899-1976), DEPICTING THE 1914 KENTUCKY DERBY, WILL BE SOLD AT AHLERS & OGLETREE, AUGUST 4th

ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING BY HADDON SUNDBLOM (1899-1976), DEPICTING THE 1914 KENTUCKY DERBY, WILL BE SOLD AT AHLERS & OGLETREE, AUGUST 4th

It will be just the fifth auction for the firm, which operates three retail stores in Greater Atlanta. (ATLANTA, Ga.) – An original oil painting by the renowned magazine and commercial illustrator Haddon “Sunny” Sundblom (Mich./Ill., 1899-1976), done in 1963 and depicting the 1914 Kentucky Derby horse race, is the expected top lot at a […]

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West Midlands auction house to sell film set replica of House of Commons

West Midlands auction house to sell film set replica of House of Commons

2pm on Friday, 21st June will be something of an historic moment for Wolverhampton’s Cuttlestones Auctioneers & Valuers, as it sells three iconic Film & TV sets on behalf of Wimbledon Studios. The lots will include and actual-size House of Commons set, as seen in The Iron Lady starring Meryl Streep, alongside a replica court […]

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REA: Record-Setting $10 Million Dollar Auction  Paced By Sale of 1914 Babe Ruth Rookie Card at $450,300

REA: Record-Setting $10 Million Dollar Auction Paced By Sale of 1914 Babe Ruth Rookie Card at $450,300

T206 Wagner hammered down at $402,900; Ruth-Gehrig Ball Sells for $343,650; Countless Baseball Card Auction Records Set In Most Successful Auction In Collecting History At REA!!! Watchung, New Jersey. The high-end baseball card and memorabilia market was on fire at Robert Edward’s record-setting May 18, 2013 auction. An incredible 172 lots sold for $10,000 or […]

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ANTIQUES FROM THREE GENERATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PACKED AWAY AT A HOUSE IN ZEBULON, GA., SINCE 1981 WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE, FROM JULY 11-14

ANTIQUES FROM THREE GENERATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PACKED AWAY AT A HOUSE IN ZEBULON, GA., SINCE 1981 WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE, FROM JULY 11-14

It will be a tagged estate sale – not an auction – conducted by Kelly’s Estate & Auction Co. (ZEBULON, Ga.) – An astounding trove of antiques and collectibles that has been packed away in a house and outbuilding in Zebulon after being transported from New York in 1981 will finally see the light of […]

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Skinner June 19 Discovery Auction to Feature Vintage Accessories, Jewelry, Silver, Furnishings, and Decorative Objects

Skinner June 19 Discovery Auction to Feature Vintage Accessories, Jewelry, Silver, Furnishings, and Decorative Objects

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will host a two-day Discovery auction on June 19th and 20th in its Marlborough gallery. The first day of the sale will feature a diverse and remarkable collection of vintage accessories that once belonged to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The sale also presents an excellent selection of silver and […]

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