October, 2013

Historically Important World Medals and Militaria Go Under the Hammer in London

Historically Important World Medals and Militaria Go Under the Hammer in London

6th November 2013 sees Baldwin’s and Dreweatts hold the second of their bi-annual Military Sales, comprising 320 lots of Medals, Militaria and Military ephemera. The sale will be held at Dreweatts London saleroom in Mayfair and contains a plethora of historically important material for collectors. In amongst a fine selection of medals sits lot 18, […]

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Master Distillers Unity Set auctions for over $10,000 at Bonhams

Master Distillers Unity Set auctions for over $10,000 at Bonhams

The Master Distillers Unity Set, a blend of seven different Kentucky Bourbons made in support of Parker Beam’s fight against ALS, sold for $10,115 on October 13 at Bonhams Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits auction in New York. The set consisted of two bottles of the exceptional spirit in crystal decanters, and sold for more […]

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Palm Beach Modern’s Nov. 2 Auction Features Select Modern & Decorative Art, Sculptural Design

Palm Beach Modern’s Nov. 2 Auction Features Select Modern & Decorative Art, Sculptural Design

There is no such thing as an average sale at Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA). Each of the company’s events is carefully curated, with the tastes of today’s sophisticated art buyers kept firmly in mind as consignments are gathered. Palm Beach Modern’s November 2nd auction will reveal just how broad the contemporary category has become, […]

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Frank Stella’s Eskimo Curlew (3X) for Heritage Auction

Frank Stella’s Eskimo Curlew (3X) for Heritage Auction

Eskimo Curlew (3X) by Frank Stella could bring $200,000+ to lead Heritage Auctions’ Modern & Contemporary Art Signature® Auction. More than 200 works of painting, sculpture and prints from important private collections nationwide make up the sale, which will be held Nov. 2 in Dallas. Highlights include Maria Helena Vieira da Silva’s untitled composition oil […]

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T-Rex Triceratops and Montana Dueling Dinosaurs for Bonhams auction

T-Rex Triceratops and Montana Dueling Dinosaurs for Bonhams auction

Bonhams announce the complete line-up for the highly anticipated November 19 auction, The Montana Dueling Dinosaurs & Distinguished Fossils. The spectacular Montana Dueling Dinosaurs, a Nanotyrannus and ceratopsian which experts believe died together in a prehistoric death match, will headline the auction (est. $7,000,000-9,000,000). One of the most important North American fossils ever discovered, the […]

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Imperial Chinese ‘elephant’ hat stand for auction at Bonhams

Imperial Chinese ‘elephant’ hat stand for auction at Bonhams

An exceptional and very rare Imperial gilt-bronze ‘elephant’ hat stand estimated to sell for £80,000 to £120,000 in Bonhams Fine Chinese Art sale on November 7, was made by the Imperial workshops in Guangzhou as tribute to the Qing Court. The 49cm (19 inch) tall gilt-bronze hat stand embellished with semi-precious stones can be counted […]

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Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Presents an Auction of Fine & Rare Armagnac, Cognac & Malt Whisky

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Presents an Auction of Fine & Rare Armagnac, Cognac & Malt Whisky

Thursday 31st October brings the second dedicated live spirits sale from Dreweatts, Donnington Priory Saleroom. Vintage Cognac, Armagnac and Malt Whisky with local, national and international heritage are on offer to excite collectors, alongside a range of more unusual spirits as well as a small collection of very high quality Cuban cigars. The sale opens […]

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AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR CANNON FIRED BY UNION TROOPS AT THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG IN 1863 HITS THE MARK FOR $86,250 AT AUCTION HELD OCT. 12th

AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR CANNON FIRED BY UNION TROOPS AT THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG IN 1863 HITS THE MARK FOR $86,250 AT AUCTION HELD OCT. 12th

The on-site sale was held jointly in Decatur, Alabama by Stevens Auction and Empire Auction. (DECATUR, Ala.) – An authentic Civil War cannon, fired by Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg, dated 1855 and complete with documented provenance, sold for $86,250 at an on-site sale of the contents of the Dancy-Polk House Inn, held […]

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First Large Dinosaur Skeleton to be Sold at Auction in the UK Headlines Evolution Sale

First Large Dinosaur Skeleton to be Sold at Auction in the UK Headlines Evolution Sale

The first sale of a large dinosaur skeleton at auction in the UK will take place at Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex on Wednesday, 27th November 2013 as part of their Evolution Sale. The massive 17 metre specimen is a Diplodocus longus, one of the most iconic of dinosaurs and one of the […]

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