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Mexican Gold Coin Auctions for $312,000

Mexican Gold Coin Auctions for $312,000

A 1714 Mexican gold coin has sold for $312,000 at Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction on August 6th in Las Vegas. Known as the Presentation 8 Escudos, popular opinion is that this style was minted for Spanish dignitaries, most likely the king, as a symbol of Spain’s success in expanding into the New World. This coin […]

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GARDEN BIRD WHIRLIGIG YARD ORNAMENT PROVES THAT LITTLE BIRDS CAN BRING BIG SURPRISES AT NEUE AUCTIONS SUMMER SALE

GARDEN BIRD WHIRLIGIG YARD ORNAMENT PROVES THAT LITTLE BIRDS CAN BRING BIG SURPRISES AT NEUE AUCTIONS SUMMER SALE

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A simple but charming garden bird whirligig yard ornament standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a central post, attached to which were seven spinning branches, each with a bird on either end, proved irresistible to bidders in Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction held July 25th. After spirited […]

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CHINESE REPUBLIC PERIOD PORCELAIN PLAQUE BY WANG QI (1884-1937) MAKES $96,250 IN BRUNEAU & CO. SALE

CHINESE REPUBLIC PERIOD PORCELAIN PLAQUE BY WANG QI (1884-1937) MAKES $96,250 IN BRUNEAU & CO. SALE

CRANSTON, R.I. – Several weeks before Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ online-only Antiques & Fine Art auction on Thursday, July 23rd, a seller strolled into the gallery on a walk-in appraisal Tuesday holding what appeared to be a nice Chinese Qing Dynasty porcelain famille rose plaque with calligraphy. Bruneau slid it into the sale, assigning it […]

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Antiques and Artworks for Auction at Cheffins Sale

Antiques and Artworks for Auction at Cheffins Sale

Over 600 lots of antiques and artworks will go under the hammer on the 29th and 30th July as part of the Cheffins Fine Sale at the firm’s salerooms in Cambridge. The sale will also include a comprehensive Asian art section, collectors’ items, clocks, rugs and porcelain. The highlight of the Asian art section is […]

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1950s FRONTIER GASOLINE PORCELAIN SIGN BRINGS $5,375 AND AN ANTIQUE APPARATUS REPRODUCTION JUKEBOX MAKES $2,865 AT HOLABIRD AUCTION

1950s FRONTIER GASOLINE PORCELAIN SIGN BRINGS $5,375 AND AN ANTIQUE APPARATUS REPRODUCTION JUKEBOX MAKES $2,865 AT HOLABIRD AUCTION

RENO, Nev. – A late 1950s Frontier Gasoline “Rarin’-to-Go” single-sided porcelain gas station sign, six feet in diameter, sold for $5,375, and an Antique Apparatus reproduction jukebox of a Wurlitzer Model 1015 from the 1940s finished at $2,875 in a massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Extravaganza Auction held June 25-28/July 10-12 by Holabird Western Americana Collections. […]

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