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Nye & Company will hold a Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, online-only, January 19th-20th

Nye & Company will hold a Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, online-only, January 19th-20th

The two-day auction will offer a wide variety of fine and decorative arts, with a concentration on 17th thru 20th century paintings, furniture from the 18th thru the 21st century, silver and jewelry. BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ two-day, online Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction planned for Wednesday and Thursday, January 19th […]

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Signed, numbered Ansel Adams photos, Gold Rush-era tokens do well in Holabird’s Dec. 17-19 auction

Signed, numbered Ansel Adams photos, Gold Rush-era tokens do well in Holabird’s Dec. 17-19 auction

The auction had more than 1,900 lots in a wide array of collecting categories, at price points that appealed to both novices and veteran collectors. Several important collections were sold. RENO, Nev. – A Wells Fargo Express Chinese Western directory from 1878 sold for $13,750, while signed and numbered photographs by Western photographer Ansel Adams […]

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Dr. Renz’s Herb Bitters bottle, circa 1868-1881, brings a record $24,150 at American Bottle Auctions

Dr. Renz’s Herb Bitters bottle, circa 1868-1881, brings a record $24,150 at American Bottle Auctions

It was online-only sale #72, Part 1 of the Mel Hammer bottle collection, which ran from Dec. 10-19. Offerings included schnapps and gin bottles, bitters bottles and inkwells, many boasting 9.5 grades. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Dr. Renz’s Herb Bitters bottle (San Francisco, circa 1868-1881), 9 ¾ inches tall, with a uniquely styled applied tapered […]

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Bruneau & Co. will hold an online-only Estate Fine Art & Antiques auction on Thursday, January 6th

Bruneau & Co. will hold an online-only Estate Fine Art & Antiques auction on Thursday, January 6th

Expected top lots will include an exquisitely carved mahogany stained glass bronze bar and an oil on canvas abstract modern painting by Sudanese Asian artist Hussein Shariffe (1934-2005). CRANSTON, R.I. – An exquisitely carved mahogany stained glass bronze bar pulled from a mansion home in Newport, Rhode Island, and an oil on canvas abstract modern […]

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Items signed by Einstein, JFK, MLK, Washington, Lincoln are in University Archives’ Jan. 6th auction

Items signed by Einstein, JFK, MLK, Washington, Lincoln are in University Archives’ Jan. 6th auction

The Rare Autographs, Photographs, Books Plus PSA Slabbed auction has over 530 lots in a wide array of collecting categories. A 201-lot subset will feature important items that are PSA/DNA slabbed and graded. WILTON, Conn. – A manuscript handwritten in German by Albert Einstein, signed, with several lines of mathematical equations, a check made out […]

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World Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Estate Auction on Sunday, January 2nd

World Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Estate Auction on Sunday, January 2nd

Featured will be items by Yaacov Agam; Judaica (silver, bronzes and more); paintings by noted American, Chinese and European artists; enameled Russian silver and Buccellati silver pieces; European porcelain, including Meissen and KPM; and Chinese and Japanese items. EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – World Auction Gallery will ring in the New Year with a major, 535-lot […]

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Copies of Amazing Fantasy #15 and Amazing Spider-Man #1 sell for a combined $36,562 at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers

Copies of Amazing Fantasy #15 and Amazing Spider-Man #1 sell for a combined $36,562 at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers

Rarity and desirability trumped condition in both cases, as bidders closed out a banner year for vintage comic books. Next up for Bruneau & Co. is a 20-lot comic book auction on January 1st. CRANSTON, R.I. – Vintage Spider-Man comic books – even ones in poor condition – can still bring dizzying prices at auction, […]

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Part 2 of the John Nelson Collection grosses $1.1 million at Andrew Jones Auctions, December 12th

Part 2 of the John Nelson Collection grosses $1.1 million at Andrew Jones Auctions, December 12th

The top lot was an elegant George I chinoiserie decorated cabinet on later stand that fetched $27,500, almost seven times its presale estimate. Part 3 of the collection will be held Feb. 20 DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Andrew Jones Auctions had great expectations going into Part 2 of the John Nelson Collection, held December […]

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Miller & Miller’s Dec. 4 Petroliana, Advertising Signs & Memorabilia auction grosses CA$568,789

Miller & Miller’s Dec. 4 Petroliana, Advertising Signs & Memorabilia auction grosses CA$568,789

Major categories included advertising signs, and tins, general store, tobacciana, clocks, co-op, petroliana (gas station collectibles), automobilia (car collectibles) and breweriana. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A 1930s Canadian Eco Model 160 clockface gasoline pump and a circular, 1946 McColl-Frontenac double-sided porcelain sign, also from Canada, each knocked down for $35,400 in an online-only Petroliana, […]

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Premier Americana Auction will be held Dec. 17-19, online and live in Reno, Nevada

Premier Americana Auction will be held Dec. 17-19, online and live in Reno, Nevada

The auction has more than 1,900 lots in a wide array of collecting categories and at price points that will appeal to both novices and veteran collectors alike. Important collections will be sold. RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is famous for its five-day auctions featuring thousands of highly collectible items in a […]

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American Bottle Auctions will offer Part 1 of the Mel Hammer collection, online-only, December 10-19

American Bottle Auctions will offer Part 1 of the Mel Hammer collection, online-only, December 10-19

Eager bidders can bid online at the American Bottle Auctions website: www.americanbottle.com. Offerings include schnapps and gin bottles, bitters bottles and inkwells, many having 9.5 grades. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Part 1 of the Mel Hammer bottle collection – an incredible hoard gathered over a 50-year span by a man who dedicated much of his adult […]

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Cartier Pasha minute repeater men’s watch hits CA$64,900 in Miller & Miller’s Watches & Jewels sale

Cartier Pasha minute repeater men’s watch hits CA$64,900 in Miller & Miller’s Watches & Jewels sale

Wristwatches, pocket watches, rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and pins all came up for bid. It was a 215-lot, high-impact offering of luxury watches and fine jewelry that grossed $512,179. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A Cartier Pasha minute repeater men’s watch slipped onto a new wrist for $64,900 in Miller & Miller Auctions’ bi-annual Watches […]

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