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Bonhams to auction 18th century pistols with solid silver barrels and locks

Bonhams to auction 18th century pistols with solid silver barrels and locks

Bonhams will auction a magnificent and exceptionally rare pair of silver flintlock holster pistols. Estimated to sell for £40,000-60,000 they will be offered at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, on Wednesday 18 April 2012. The pair are highly decorated with chased silver barrels, locks and mounts, made by one of Britain’s best gunsmiths in the 18th Century, Joseph […]

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Richard Winterton Auctioneers Announce STAMP, COIN & MEDAL SPECIALIST VALUATION DAY on MONDAY 27TH FEBRUARY

Richard Winterton Auctioneers Announce STAMP, COIN & MEDAL SPECIALIST VALUATION DAY on MONDAY 27TH FEBRUARY

Richard Winterton Auctioneers are pleased to confirm the next specialist free valuation days for stamps, coins & medals with our experts, (strictly by appointment only and if you are considering selling). STAMPS – MONDAY 27TH FEBRUARY (WITH STUART BILLINGTON) LICHFIELD AUCTION CENTRE – 11AM TO 1PM THE TRINITY CENTRE SUTTON COLDFIELD – 2PM TO 4PM […]

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British 19th century campaign furniture for auction at Bonhams

British 19th century campaign furniture for auction at Bonhams

A remarkable collection of campaign furniture, which was used by gentleman travellers and army officers in the 19th century, is to be sold by Bonhams in its Period Design sale on 7 February 2012. This portable furniture meant that the men did not have to leave their home comforts behind as they travelled or marched […]

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Morphy’s Feb. 9-11 auction offers toys, trains, advertising and superhero comics

Morphy’s Feb. 9-11 auction offers toys, trains, advertising and superhero comics

More than 2,000 lots of antique toys, trains, advertising and rare comics are primed and ready to make their appearance Feb. 9-11 in Morphy Auctions’ first sale of 2012. All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the Internet, with start times set for 10 a.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. […]

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Sotheby’s to auction American silver from First Parish Church in Dorchester, MA

Sotheby’s to auction American silver from First Parish Church in Dorchester, MA

Sotheby’s annual auction of Important Americana on 20 & 21 January 2012 will feature a group of rare and important 17th, 18th and early-19th century American silver from First Parish Church in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Both the church and the 24 pieces of silver – sold over 17 lots – are steeped in American history, bringing […]

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John Townsend Chippendale document cabinet for auction at Christie’s

John Townsend Chippendale document cabinet for auction at Christie’s

Christie’s New York announces the sale of The John Townsend Chippendale Block-and-Shell Document Cabinet. A rare survival of colonial Newport’s merchant elite, this cabinet is signed by John Townsend, Newport, Rhode Island, 1755-1765 and will lead the sale of Important American Furniture and Folk Art on January 20. The document cabinet is sold with the […]

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Bonhams Inaugural Scottsdale To Feature The David E. Davis, Jr. Collection

Bonhams Inaugural Scottsdale To Feature The David E. Davis, Jr. Collection

Bonhams, announce that it has been selected to handle the sale of the extensive and historic David E.Davis, Jr. Collection during its inaugural Scottsdale Sale on January 19th, 2012.The late David E. Davis, Jr. (1930-2011) was widely regarding among enthusiasts and the motoring press as the most influential American automotive journalist of our era. Indeed, […]

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ANTIQUE BED TOPS RICHARD WINTERTON  XMAS AUCTION

ANTIQUE BED TOPS RICHARD WINTERTON XMAS AUCTION

An antique bed made of solid oak was one of the highlights at a three-day auction held between Christmas and New Year. Lot 1528, a double size oak panelled tester bed, (which was no sleeper) was offered by Richard Winterton Auctioneers in a special three-day auction in Lichfield. Much of the sale comprised contents from […]

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AMAZING ARRAY OF ITEMS FROM TWO MAJOR CONSIGNORS WILL CROSS THE BLOCK SATURDAY, JAN. 21, AT THE SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH, AT 9 A.M

AMAZING ARRAY OF ITEMS FROM TWO MAJOR CONSIGNORS WILL CROSS THE BLOCK SATURDAY, JAN. 21, AT THE SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH, AT 9 A.M

The auction will be held at The Specialists’ gallery, located at 544 East 6th Street, Panama City. (PANAMA CITY, Fla.) – An amazing array of merchandise – hundreds of eclectic lots in categories too numerous to list here – will cross the block Saturday, Jan. 21, at The Specialists of the South, Inc., in the […]

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