September, 2013

Skinner Provides Special Support for Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture Exhibitions

Skinner Provides Special Support for Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture Exhibitions

Skinner, Inc. is proud to announce its sponsorship of Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. Through the sponsorship, Skinner is providing financial underwriting as well as in-kind support for the exhibitions presented by the participating institutions in the Four Centuries project, including the Concord Museum, the Fuller Craft Museum, Historic Deerfield, the Massachusetts Historical Society, Old […]

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CHINESE ANTIQUES WILL BE SOLD ALONGSIDE ITEMS FROM THE WESTERN CULTURE AT GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO.’S “EAST MEETS WEST” AUCTION

CHINESE ANTIQUES WILL BE SOLD ALONGSIDE ITEMS FROM THE WESTERN CULTURE AT GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO.’S “EAST MEETS WEST” AUCTION

The auction will be held Oct. 4th at the People’s Light & Theater Company in Malvern, Pa. (MALVERN, Pa.) – Asian objects (such as Chinese furniture, fine arts and porcelains) will be sold alongside items from the Western culture (like traditional artwork, antique clocks and period furniture) at an “East Meets West” auction slated for […]

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Philanthropic Auctioneer Brings Medal Glory Home to Wales

Philanthropic Auctioneer Brings Medal Glory Home to Wales

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions, a UK ‘top 5’ auctioneer, have followed a long tradition of philanthropic endeavour and brought a Welsh ruby hero’s Triple Crown medal back home to Wales. The long-forgotten medal, presented to Algernon Frank Hill, celebrated forward and rugby captain for Wales in 1893, has been tucked away in a chest of […]

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1953 Alfa auctions for £152,700 at Bonhams Beaulieu sale

1953 Alfa auctions for £152,700 at Bonhams Beaulieu sale

A 1953 Alfa Romeo 1900C 1st Series Sprint Coupé was sold on Saturday, 7 September, for £152,700 at Bonhams Beaulieu auction having been estimated to fetch £60,000-80,000. Following the success of last year’s £2.6 million sale at the National Motor Museum during the Beaulieu Autojumble, Bonhams Motoring team returned to Hampshire where they managed to […]

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COTTONE AUCTIONS’ ANNUAL FALL FINE ART & ANTIQUES AUCTION WILL FEATURE OVER 700 LOTS IN A WIDE ARRAY OF CATEGORIES ON OCT. 4th & 5th

COTTONE AUCTIONS’ ANNUAL FALL FINE ART & ANTIQUES AUCTION WILL FEATURE OVER 700 LOTS IN A WIDE ARRAY OF CATEGORIES ON OCT. 4th & 5th

The event will be held at Cottone’s spacious gallery, at 120 Court Street in Geneseo, N.Y. (GENESEO, N.Y.) – Over 700 lots of fine paintings, sculptures, Asian art, antique lamps, antiquities, art glass, fine estate jewelry, Persian rugs, period furniture and, for good measure, a vintage 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith automobile, will be sold the […]

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1960 Calder mobile for auction at Bonhams

1960 Calder mobile for auction at Bonhams

Bonhams will offer Alexander Calder’s (1898-1976) 1960 sculpture Maripose in the November 12 Contemporary Art auction (est. $1,200,000-1,600,000). This stunning example of Calder’s large scale mobiles has been in private American hands for nearly 40 years in Wisconsin-based collections. A native of Pennsylvania, Calder was born into a family of sculptors. His first solo show […]

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BILLY WRIGHT – A FOOTBALL ICON AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS LTD

BILLY WRIGHT – A FOOTBALL ICON AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS LTD

A unique collection of memorabilia relating to the iconic footballer Billy Wright CBE (1924-1994) has recently come to light at a valuation event at in Wolverhampton. The haul of paperwork and documents includes a signed Civic Banquet programme from April 1959 celebrating his 100 full internationals for England. There is another Civic Banquet programme held […]

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BCA Glasgow sets new sales records

BCA Glasgow sets new sales records

BCA’s Dealer Part-Exchange sale at the Glasgow centre every Wednesday has been attracting hundreds of buyers. Up to 300 cars are offered every week from a variety of Blue Chip sources including Peter Vardy, Lookers, UKCGR and Macklin Motors, with many cars offered under the BCA Assured scheme which provides an independent multi-point vehicle check […]

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The Arielle Collection of Colonial Coins Debuts at Coinex

The Arielle Collection of Colonial Coins Debuts at Coinex

The last of the 2013 Official Coinex Auctions will see Baldwin’s hold the first auction of coins from The Arielle Collection, one of the most impressive British Colonial coin collections to be sold by public auction. Part One will be sold on 26 September at the CIPFA Conference Centre, and explores the coins of British […]

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