November, 2014

Haul of Vintage Watches total £9,200 at Richard Winterton Auction

Haul of Vintage Watches total £9,200 at Richard Winterton Auction

A haul of vintage watches has just totalled £9,200 at a Lichfield Auction this week on 25th November. The collection of wristwatches dating from c.1910 to the present day was discovered on a valuation day in Lichfield. Adrian Rathbone, Head of Fine Arts at Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield comments: ‘The collection was housed in […]

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Ancient Resource Taps Into Major Collections for its Dec 7 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction

Ancient Resource Taps Into Major Collections for its Dec 7 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction

Featured: Egyptian bronze Osiris, marble of Aphrodite from Greek island of Rhodes MONTROSE, CA – In 2003, after years of producing and writing ancient-history documentaries for History Channel, Discovery Channel and other respected networks, Gabriel Vandervort took his considerable knowledge and love of antiquities down a different path. He founded Ancient Resource – a small […]

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A Rare and Exceptional Piece of Imperial Cloisonné Highlights Roseberys London Asian Art Auction

A Rare and Exceptional Piece of Imperial Cloisonné Highlights Roseberys London Asian Art Auction

London – Roseberys 9-10 December sale of Fine Art will showcase some of the most exceptional pieces of Asian Art ever to be offered for sale by the auction house, and will include what is believed to be an excessively rare 18th century Imperial cloisonné enamel hat box. From a Dorset manor house, the item […]

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PART 2 OF THE LIFETIME COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE BIG-RIG TRUCKS FROM THE LATE DONALD A. SMITH WILL BE SOLD SATURDAY, DEC. 6, IN GREENSBORO, N.C.

PART 2 OF THE LIFETIME COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE BIG-RIG TRUCKS FROM THE LATE DONALD A. SMITH WILL BE SOLD SATURDAY, DEC. 6, IN GREENSBORO, N.C.

The on-site auction will feature nearly 30 trucks by names like Corbitt, Oren, Autocar and Mack. GREENSBORO, N.C. – Nearly 30 rare, antique big-rig trucks from the lifetime collection of the late Donald A. Smith – with desirable examples by makers such as Corbitt, Mack, Autocar and Oren, plus many parts, ornaments and other collectibles […]

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TWO RARE, HIGH-GRADE 1939 SEQUENTIAL BANKNOTES FROM THE PALESTINE CURRENCY BOARD BRING $31,860 AND $34,220 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS’ TWO-DAY, TWO-SESSION SALE HELD OCTOBER 25th & NOVEMBER 4th

TWO RARE, HIGH-GRADE 1939 SEQUENTIAL BANKNOTES FROM THE PALESTINE CURRENCY BOARD BRING $31,860 AND $34,220 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS’ TWO-DAY, TWO-SESSION SALE HELD OCTOBER 25th & NOVEMBER 4th

The Oct. 25th session was held in New York City; the Nov. 4th session was held in Fort Lee, N.J. FORT LEE, N.J. – A pair of rare and high-grade 1939 sequential banknotes from the Palestine Currency Board, each in the amount of 10 Palestine Pounds, sold for $31,860 and $34,220 at a two-day, three-session […]

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Sleep Tight The £1,700 Folding Bed at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Sleep Tight The £1,700 Folding Bed at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

A rare folding single bed has just totalled £1,700 at auction in Lichfield. Lot 1546 is not however your average folding bed but a rare nineteenth century ‘Campaign’ bed. ‘Campaign’ furniture refers to articles of furniture made to break down or fold up to make it easier to move around on military campaigns, ie what […]

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GORGEOUS EARLY 1970s GOLD AND TURQUOISE NECKLACE BRINGS $5,750 AT ALLARD AUCTIONS’ BIG FALL PHOENIX EVENT, HELD NOV. 8-9 IN MESA, ARIZ

GORGEOUS EARLY 1970s GOLD AND TURQUOISE NECKLACE BRINGS $5,750 AT ALLARD AUCTIONS’ BIG FALL PHOENIX EVENT, HELD NOV. 8-9 IN MESA, ARIZ

The auction featured around 800 lots of American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles. MESA, Ariz. – An early 1970s 14kt gold necklace set with a #8 spider web turquoise stone sold for $5,750 at Big Fall Phoenix, an auction held Nov. 8-9 by Allard Auctions, Inc., based in Saint Ignatius, Mont. The auction was […]

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Unique Warhol work to be offered in Modern & Contemporary Prints Sale at Bloomsbury Auctions

Unique Warhol work to be offered in Modern & Contemporary Prints Sale at Bloomsbury Auctions

London – A unique colour trial proof for ‘Blackglama’ from Andy Warhol’s renowned ‘Ads’ series joins a substantial collection of both unusual and iconic works from all periods of Warhol’s artistic career in a sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints at Bloomsbury Auctions on Wednesday 3rd December. Blackglama was one of the most legendary advertising […]

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THREE HISTORIC PROPERTIES & THEIR MASSIVE CONTENTS ARE SOLD IN AN ON-SITE AUCTION IN GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT THAT GROSSES IN EXCESS OF $500,000

THREE HISTORIC PROPERTIES & THEIR MASSIVE CONTENTS ARE SOLD IN AN ON-SITE AUCTION IN GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT THAT GROSSES IN EXCESS OF $500,000

Two firms conducted the sale: Tim’s, Inc. Auctions and Litchfield Real Estate Auctions, LLC. GOSHEN, Conn. – A turquoise blue 1957 Buick Special in showroom condition sped off for $8,610, an antique Nantucket sewing basket with swinging handle fetched $4,500, a 19th century walnut grandfather clock with carved angels rose to $6,250, a magnificent 19th […]

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