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Bonhams New York to Spotlight Estate Sales

Bonhams New York to Spotlight Estate Sales

On September 16th, collectors will be offered the opportunity to bid for a wide variety of Asian and European furniture and decorative arts, paintings, prints, rugs and carpets from the Park Avenue estate of Laura Speiser. Complementing this offering will be an extensive array of European furniture, decorative arts, paintings and prints from a Coconut […]

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Leeds Pottery Horse for Bonhams Ceramic Auction in London

Leeds Pottery Horse for Bonhams Ceramic Auction in London

A fine Leeds Pottery horse dating back to around 1825, estimated at £8,000 to £12,000, is to be sold at Bonhams Auctioneers in their Fine British Pottery and Porcelain sale in Bond Street, London on Wednesday 8th September. The horse a rare example of white pearlware with a black mane, tail and hooves with an […]

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Darwin Beagle Voyage Scrimshaw Whale Tooth for Auction

Darwin Beagle Voyage Scrimshaw Whale Tooth for Auction

A very rare signed scrimshawed whale’s tooth from Charles Darwin’s voyage on HMS Beagle, 1832-36, (£30,000-50,000) is one of the most intriguing items in the forthcoming Travel and Exploration sale at Bonhams on 15 September. It belonged to Private Thomas Burgess, a Royal Marine on board HMS Beagle for the entirety of its four year […]

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Single-Owner Collection of Whimsical Tobacco Jars to Highlight Summer Auctions at Bonhams & Butterfield

Single-Owner Collection of Whimsical Tobacco Jars to Highlight Summer Auctions at Bonhams & Butterfield

Bonhams & Butterfields, announces the August 22, 2010 Sunset Estate Auction including part III of a single-owner Collection of Whimsical European Tobacco Jars. Following on the success of parts I, and II, which brought strong results, the August sale will highlight several lots of unique glazed earthenware and wooden humidors as well as property from […]

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1794 Silver Dollar Sells for $1.2 Million at Bowers and Merena Auction

1794 Silver Dollar Sells for $1.2 Million at Bowers and Merena Auction

Bowers and Merena Auctions, one of the world’s pre-eminent numismatic auctioneers, hosted its Boston Rarities Sale on Saturday, Aug. 7 at Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Boston, Mass., where the featured coin, a rare 1794 Silver Dollar, was sold for $1,207,500. “There has been great anticipation within the industry for our auction of the […]

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THE STEVE AND GLORIA ZAK COLLECTION AND THE ESTATE OF LOUISE HEFLING WILL BE SOLD BY WOODY AUCTION SEPT. 10-11 IN WICHITA, KS.

THE STEVE AND GLORIA ZAK COLLECTION AND THE ESTATE OF LOUISE HEFLING WILL BE SOLD BY WOODY AUCTION SEPT. 10-11 IN WICHITA, KS.

(WICHITA, Kan.) – A pair of premier consignments – the Steve and Gloria Zak collection and the estate of Louise Hefling – will be sold without reserve (everything goes, regardless of price) at an auction scheduled for Sept. 10-11 in the 4H Hall of the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita. Woody Auction of Douglass, […]

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AROUND 1,800 TOP-QUALITY, FRESH-TO-THE-MARKET LOTS WILL BE OFFERED BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS THE WEEKEND OF SEPT. 24-26 IN OCEANSIDE, N.Y.

AROUND 1,800 TOP-QUALITY, FRESH-TO-THE-MARKET LOTS WILL BE OFFERED BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS THE WEEKEND OF SEPT. 24-26 IN OCEANSIDE, N.Y.

(OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – A massive three-day sale comprising around 1,800 top-quality, fresh-to-the-market lots from prominent local estates and collections will be offered the weekend of Sept. 24-26 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The event will be held in the firm’s showroom, located at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside (Long Island). Online bidding will be facilitated by […]

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BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED FIRST GENERATION COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER HITS THE MARK FOR $3,723 AT SOLDUSA.COM AUCTION, JULY 17

BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED FIRST GENERATION COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER HITS THE MARK FOR $3,723 AT SOLDUSA.COM AUCTION, JULY 17

About 1,200 lots of rare and vintage firearms, militaria, ammo and advertising changed hands. (MATTHEWS, N.C.) – A beautifully restored first generation Colt single-action .45 caliber Army revolver with a 5 ½ inch barrel, made in 1899 (serial #188013), hit the mark for $3,723 in an online sale of rare and vintage firearms, militaria, ammunition […]

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2,500 year-old Greek Coin for Heritage Boston ANA Auction

2,500 year-old Greek Coin for Heritage Boston ANA Auction

A nearly 2,500-year old silver coin of Rhegion, an ancient Greek city located in would become Italy, is expected to bring upwards of $25,000 at the Heritage Signature® Auction of Ancient and World Coins at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Boston, Thursday, Aug. 12, starting at 6 p.m.. The silver tetradrachm – lot […]

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