December, 2013

The 2014 New Years Day Sale at Unique Auctions

The 2014 New Years Day Sale at Unique Auctions

(Lincoln, UK) Nearly 1,000 items of Antiques, Fine Art and Highly Collectible Items will be sold as part of Unique Auctions (UK) Annual New Years Day Auction on 1st January 2014 at 9am (GMT). The sale will be available worldwide online through several auction platforms and Head of Marketing Darryl Kirk says “We have already […]

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Steve McQueen and Von Dutch Motorcycles for Bonhams Las Vegas auction

Steve McQueen and Von Dutch Motorcycles for Bonhams Las Vegas auction

Motorcycles formerly owned by legendary actor Steve McQueen and restored and customized by famed artist Von Dutch (née Kenny Howard) will be offered at the highly anticipated and fast approaching Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction on January 9th. Steve McQueen, legendary not just for being the most famous and highest paid actor of his time […]

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Garth’s Auctions Kicks Off 2014 with Two-Day Americana Auction  featuring the Collection of Ray and Mary Ann Meisberger

Garth’s Auctions Kicks Off 2014 with Two-Day Americana Auction featuring the Collection of Ray and Mary Ann Meisberger

Garth’s Auctions will kick off the New Year with an Early Americana Furniture and Decorative Arts auction the weekend of January 3rd & 4th. The Friday session comprises 410 lots from the collection of Ray and Mary Ann Meisberger, Stephentown, New York, while the Saturday session showcases another 470 lots from various consignors. The Meisberger […]

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Barbara Conn Joins Heritage Auctions

Barbara Conn Joins Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has announced Barbara Conn has joined its growing Luxury Accessories category as a Consignment Director based in Chicago. Conn is a native Chicagoan and Lincoln Park resident. Her expertise in the luxury handbag market is extensive, with more than a decade in the high-end accessories segment as both a business owner and consultant. […]

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Grey Flannel Announces February Auction Including Most Talked About Babe Ruth-Signed Baseball

Grey Flannel Announces February Auction Including Most Talked About Babe Ruth-Signed Baseball

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Grey Flannel Auctions announced today that it has been commissioned to sell the “Little” Johnny Sylvester collection, a unique family-owned archive related to one of the most famous stories in baseball history. Sylvester was a gravely ill 11-year-old boy who rallied after receiving a baseball signed by Babe Ruth together with a […]

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Bonhams to auction the Fritz Gold Collection Of Maritime Paintings in New York

Bonhams to auction the Fritz Gold Collection Of Maritime Paintings in New York

Bonhams is to offer the maritime paintings collection of noted connoisseur Alfred “Fritz” Gold, in the Important Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts sale to be held on January 24, 2014. A veteran of WWII who received a Purple Heart for his bravery, Gold went on to find success in commercial real estate, while becoming a […]

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RICHARD WINTERTON HIGHLIGHTS  FROM THE CHRISTMAS ANTIQUES, HOME & INTERIORS SALE

RICHARD WINTERTON HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CHRISTMAS ANTIQUES, HOME & INTERIORS SALE

From jewellery, watches and silver to corkscrews, ceramics and antique furniture there was something for all tastes in Richard Winterton’s two-day Auction held in Lichfield this week, (18th/19th December). With local, national and international coverage and live internet bidding on all Lots guaranteed a high selling rate with most Lots finding a buyer with geographic […]

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U.S. Numismatic Rarities for Heritage Auction

U.S. Numismatic Rarities for Heritage Auction

An astounding trinity of legendary American numismatic rarities — a 1787 Brasher doubloon with hallmark EB on the eagle’s wing, MS63 NGC, CAC, a 1913 Liberty nickel, PR64 NGC, CAC, the Olsen Specimen and a 1927-D double eagle, MS66 NGC — expected to bring millions of dollars when they cross the auction block as part […]

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PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS, STILL REBOUNDING FROM HURRICANE SANDY, HAS A FULL SLATE OF AUCTIONS PLANNED FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 2014

PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS, STILL REBOUNDING FROM HURRICANE SANDY, HAS A FULL SLATE OF AUCTIONS PLANNED FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 2014

The action begins Jan. 18, with a sale packed with comics, comic art, sports, animation & more. (LYNBROOK, N.Y.) – Philip Weiss Auctions – which took such a fierce pounding from Hurricane Sandy last year it was forced to move from its decimated facility in Oceanside – is still rebuilding from the storm but has […]

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Books From The Voyage That Inspired Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution Sell For £14,880 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

Books From The Voyage That Inspired Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution Sell For £14,880 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

A book charting the expedition which led to Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, sold as part of a set for £14,880 at Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of Antiquarian Books, held yesterday, Wednesday 18th December. Darwin was invited to join the second surveying voyage of HMS Beagle, by Captain Robert Fitzroy, to write the natural […]

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300 LOTS – HEADLINED BY THE UNRESERVED COLLECTION OF RANDY GOTTESFELD OF GASLIGHT TIME IN BROOKLYN, N.Y. – WILL BE SOLD ON JAN. 11

300 LOTS – HEADLINED BY THE UNRESERVED COLLECTION OF RANDY GOTTESFELD OF GASLIGHT TIME IN BROOKLYN, N.Y. – WILL BE SOLD ON JAN. 11

The cataloged auction will be held at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass., at 11 a.m. (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Exactly 300 lots of quality fresh-to-the-market items will be sold in a catalogued auction on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Headlining the auction will be items […]

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BUGATTI 37A/35B RETURNS TO FRANCE FOR BONHAMS PARIS AUCTION

BUGATTI 37A/35B RETURNS TO FRANCE FOR BONHAMS PARIS AUCTION

Built in France in 1929, the Bugatti 37A started life as a four-cylinder Grand Prix model used exclusively for competition. It was first owned by Briton Jack Lemon Burton – founder member of the Bugatti Owners’ Club – whose father gave it to him as a 21st birthday present in 1932 and, having subsequently tuned […]

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