July, 2013

CORDIER AUCTIONS TO SELL INSCRIBED 1894 WINCHESTER, CIVIL WAR CHEVRON AND EDGED WEAPON COLLECTION IN JULY 28 SALE

CORDIER AUCTIONS TO SELL INSCRIBED 1894 WINCHESTER, CIVIL WAR CHEVRON AND EDGED WEAPON COLLECTION IN JULY 28 SALE

Cordier Auctions will hold their Summer Firearms and Militaria Auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on July 28. Highlights of the sale include a name inscribed 1894 Winchester from the Gold Rush era, a superb Civil War hand painted chevron and hand calligraphed Civil War Record, and a nice selection of edged weapons from a private collection. […]

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MAHOGANY HALF TESTER YOUTH-SIZE BED BRINGS $29,900 AND AN R.J. HORNER CARVED OAK 9-TUBE GRANDFATHER CLOCK HITS $21,850 AT STEVENS AUCTION

MAHOGANY HALF TESTER YOUTH-SIZE BED BRINGS $29,900 AND AN R.J. HORNER CARVED OAK 9-TUBE GRANDFATHER CLOCK HITS $21,850 AT STEVENS AUCTION

They were the top lots at the sale of the contents of Green Gables, a mansion in Jackson, Tenn. (JACKSON, Tenn.) – A mahogany half tester youth-size bed made around 1860 by C. Lee gaveled for $29,900, and a fine R.J. Horner carved oak nine-tube grandfather clock from about 1890 chimed on time for $21,850 […]

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AUCTION RECORD FOR PAUL CADMUS SET AT SWANN GALLERIES AMERICAN ART AUCTION

AUCTION RECORD FOR PAUL CADMUS SET AT SWANN GALLERIES AMERICAN ART AUCTION

An outstanding collection of Paul Cadmus drawings led the bidding at Swann Galleries’ first stand-alone auction of American Art on June 13. The drawings, from the artist’s late-career Nantucket Man series, all featured Cadmus’s longtime lover Jon Anderson. Anderson met Cadmus in Nantucket in 1965, and their 30-year collaboration explored all aspects of the male […]

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MOTORCYCLE MEMORABILIA (MUCH OF IT HARLEY-DAVIDSON), VINTAGE ADVERTISING, PETROLIANA, AUTOMOBILIA WILL BE SOLD WED., AUG. 28th

MOTORCYCLE MEMORABILIA (MUCH OF IT HARLEY-DAVIDSON), VINTAGE ADVERTISING, PETROLIANA, AUTOMOBILIA WILL BE SOLD WED., AUG. 28th

The auction will be conducted by Matthews Auctions at the Clarion Hotel in Davenport, Ia. (DAVENPORT, Ia.) – A single-owner lifetime collection of motorcycle memorabilia – much of it Harley-Davidson and to include vintage clothing, posters, accessories, parts, signs and even three operational Servi-Car three-wheelers – will be sold at an auction on Wednesday, Aug. […]

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Bonhams Contemporary Art auction to feature works by David Park, Edward Kienholz & Bruce Conner

Bonhams Contemporary Art auction to feature works by David Park, Edward Kienholz & Bruce Conner

Bonhams looks forward to fall with fine highlights of a David Park oil painting on board, Portrait of Imogen Cunningham, 1952 (est. $70,000-90,000) and a Bruce Conner mixed-media work, CHERRIES, 1960 (est. $40,000-60,000) in its Made In California: Contemporary Art auction, October 21 in Los Angeles and simulcast in San Francisco. Bonhams is pleased to […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group Announces Auction of Commercial Banking Property

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group Announces Auction of Commercial Banking Property

“This commercial property will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price. Make plans now to purchase this great investment property at the price you bid,” according to John Nicholls, President of the company. “Located in downtown Louisa on 0.08 acres, the former bank branch building will sell at 12 noon on August 6th.” […]

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WWI AIRCRAFT SQUADRON INSIGNIA AND ARCHIVE PERTAINING TO AMERICAN PILOT LT. PAUL GREEN HAMMERS FOR $13,200 AT MOHAWK ARMS’ AUCTION #69

WWI AIRCRAFT SQUADRON INSIGNIA AND ARCHIVE PERTAINING TO AMERICAN PILOT LT. PAUL GREEN HAMMERS FOR $13,200 AT MOHAWK ARMS’ AUCTION #69

The insignia, showing a gargoyle clutching a bomb, was applied to the fabric of Green’s plane. The auction was conducted June 8-9 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 Green soared to $13,200 at a live […]

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CHRISTIES TO AUCTION GENTLEMEN’S LUXURY ACCESSORIES BARWARE, SPORTS, TRAVEL & LEISURE ONLINE-ONLY 19 – 29 JULY

CHRISTIES TO AUCTION GENTLEMEN’S LUXURY ACCESSORIES BARWARE, SPORTS, TRAVEL & LEISURE ONLINE-ONLY 19 – 29 JULY

Christie’s announce the online-only auction, Gentlemen’s Luxury Accessories: Barware, Sports, Travel and Leisure, which will open for bidding on 19 July and run until 29 July. Featuring works by prestigious international makers such as Tiffany, Hermès, Cartier, Asprey, Bulgari, Dunhill, Fortnum & Mason amongst others, this collection comprises refined and playful vintage objects that are […]

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FULL-SIZED, ALL-ORIGINAL NATIVE AMERICAN KIOWA CRADLEBOARD SHOULD REALIZE $20,000-$40,000 OR MORE AT ALLARD AUCTIONS’ AUGUST 9-10 AUCTION

FULL-SIZED, ALL-ORIGINAL NATIVE AMERICAN KIOWA CRADLEBOARD SHOULD REALIZE $20,000-$40,000 OR MORE AT ALLARD AUCTIONS’ AUGUST 9-10 AUCTION

Billed as the Best of Santa Fe 2013, the event will be held at the Scottish Rites Hall in Santa Fe. (SANTA FE, N.M.) – A full-size, all-original Native American Kiowa cradleboard, with beaded accents and original boards, is expected to sail past its pre-sale estimate of $20,000-$40,000 and possibly into the record books at […]

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