September, 2013

Bonhams to auction film manuscripts by Faulkner and Traven

Bonhams to auction film manuscripts by Faulkner and Traven

A few of the highlights of the Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale at Bonhams Los Angeles (to be simulcast in New York) include a unique collection of recently uncovered, rare film manuscripts from modern American literary figures. A mimeographed manuscript of William Faulkner’s “dialogued treatment” for Drums Along the Mohawk (est. $15,000-20,000), is new to […]

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1,700 Lots Of Fine Art And Collectibles In Heritage Auction

1,700 Lots Of Fine Art And Collectibles In Heritage Auction

A Baccarat gilt and patinated bronze figural chandelier is expected to bring $15,000+ to highlight more than 1,700 diverse lots of fine art and collectibles in Heritage’s fall Estate Signature® Auction, Oct. 5-7 at its Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum St., in Dallas. “The eclectic Estate Auction makes it ideal for decorators, collectors and those […]

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RARE BEACON ETHYL GASOLINE SIGN MADE AROUND 1940 COULD COMMAND $40,000-$60,000 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ FALL PEOTONE AUCTION, OCT. 17-18

RARE BEACON ETHYL GASOLINE SIGN MADE AROUND 1940 COULD COMMAND $40,000-$60,000 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ FALL PEOTONE AUCTION, OCT. 17-18

The event will be held prior to the beginning of the Chicagoland Petroleum & Advertising Show. (PEOTONE, Ill.) – A rare Beacon Ethyl Gasoline single-sided porcelain sign with a die-cut lighthouse-shaped design, made around 1940 and in remarkable condition (rated 9 out of 10) is expected to command $40,000-$60,000 at the Fall Peotone Petroliana & […]

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OVER 1,400 LOTS OF DESIRABLE U.S. & WORLDWIDE BANKNOTES, SCRIPOPHILY, AUTOGRAPHS, HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS AND SECURITY PRINTING EPHEMERA WILL BE OFFERED OCTOBER 19 & 22 BY ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS

OVER 1,400 LOTS OF DESIRABLE U.S. & WORLDWIDE BANKNOTES, SCRIPOPHILY, AUTOGRAPHS, HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS AND SECURITY PRINTING EPHEMERA WILL BE OFFERED OCTOBER 19 & 22 BY ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS

Session 1 (Oct. 19) will be held at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. Session 2 (on Oct. 22) will be held at Archives International Auctions’ offices, in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (FORT LEE, N.J.) – Over 1,400 lots of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily (the collecting of […]

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CANNON AND DRUM FROM THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG WILL BE PART OF THE OCT. 12 ON-SITE AUCTION OF THE DANCY-POLK HOUSE INN AND ITS CONTENTS

CANNON AND DRUM FROM THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG WILL BE PART OF THE OCT. 12 ON-SITE AUCTION OF THE DANCY-POLK HOUSE INN AND ITS CONTENTS

The historic structure, built in 1829, will be sold along with many Civil War and antique items. (DECATUR, Ala.) – A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the historic Dancy-Polk House Inn, in an on-site auction slated for Saturday, Oct. 12, […]

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NORMAN C. HECKLER & COMPANY’S AUCTION #106 – “A PREMIER ABSENTEE AUCTION OF EARLY GLASS, BOTTLES & FLASKS” – WILL BE HELD NOV. 4th-13th

NORMAN C. HECKLER & COMPANY’S AUCTION #106 – “A PREMIER ABSENTEE AUCTION OF EARLY GLASS, BOTTLES & FLASKS” – WILL BE HELD NOV. 4th-13th

152 rare antique bottles will be sold in what will be one of the firm’s most important sales ever. (WOODSTOCK, Conn.) – What could well be one of Norman C. Heckler & Company’s most important absentee sales ever held will open for bidding on Monday, Nov. 4th at 9 a.m. (EST) and end Wednesday, Nov. […]

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MAP OF ICELAND BRINGS £4,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

MAP OF ICELAND BRINGS £4,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

A rare antique map of Iceland has just sold for an eye-watering £4,000 at a Lichfield auction. The map dated 1585 and titled ‘Islandia’ is thought to have been extracted from a larger volume. Hand-coloured throughout, it shows in extraordinary detail the topography of Iceland, including volcano ‘Hekla’. Surrounding the island are depictions of polar […]

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Country Store Essentials to be sold at Garth’s October 5th

Country Store Essentials to be sold at Garth’s October 5th

Once upon a time, country stores were the place to pick up your essentials and meet up with friends, and nothing will be much different in Garth’s main gallery as they offer the Country Store Collection of J. Garland Warren of San Marcos, Texas on October 5, 2013. Filled with a spectacular selection of painted […]

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Bonhams to auction rare film manuscripts by Faulkner and Traven

Bonhams to auction rare film manuscripts by Faulkner and Traven

A few of the highlights of the Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale at Bonhams Los Angeles (to be simulcast in New York) include a unique collection of recently uncovered, rare film manuscripts from modern American literary figures. A mimeographed manuscript of William Faulkner’s “dialogued treatment” for Drums Along the Mohawk (est. $15,000-20,000), is new to […]

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