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Holabird’s massive Rush to the Rockies auction, Aug. 25th-28th, live and online, has over 2,000 lots

Holabird’s massive Rush to the Rockies auction, Aug. 25th-28th, live and online, has over 2,000 lots

The event will be held online and live at the gallery in Reno, Nevada. It’s packed with over 2,000 lots and will be headlined by Part 2 of the Gary Bracken collection plus other superb collections. RENO, Nev. – A four-day Rush to the Rockies auction packed with more than 2,000 lots of vintage and […]

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Gold Rush sunken treasure surfaces in Denver, will be exhibited at HardRock Summit 2022, Sept. 8-11

Gold Rush sunken treasure surfaces in Denver, will be exhibited at HardRock Summit 2022, Sept. 8-11

Historic items from the legendary “Ship of Gold,” the S.S. Central America that sank in 1857, include gold jewelry, a Wells Fargo treasure box lid, jeans that may have been made by Levi Strauss, vintage ornate bottles and a mysterious “Mona Lisa of the Deep” photograph. (Denver, Colorado) – After a century and a half […]

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Preston Opportunities’ Sept. 3rd-4th auction to feature jukeboxes, slot machines, arcade games, more

Preston Opportunities’ Sept. 3rd-4th auction to feature jukeboxes, slot machines, arcade games, more

The collector was a longtime friend of Preston Evans, the owner of Preston Opportunities. Per an agreement between the two made 30 years ago, Mr. Evans was able to acquire the collection. MACON, Ga. – No stranger to multi-day monster auctions, Preston Opportunities is having a doozie on Labor Day weekend – Saturday and Sunday, […]

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Early 12-cent U.S. postage stamp and Elgefo Baca’s Colt revolver lead Holabird’s Wild West Auction

Early 12-cent U.S. postage stamp and Elgefo Baca’s Colt revolver lead Holabird’s Wild West Auction

The four-day, 2,441-lot event was held online and live at the Holabird gallery in Reno, Nevada. It was headlined by two outstanding collections: Gary Bracken and James & Barbara Sherman. RENO, Nev. – An extremely rare early U.S. 12-cent postage stamp with a portrait bust of George Washington sold for $19,520 and the 1860 U.S. […]

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JG.Limited’s inaugural, online-only History & Culture auction, 500 lots in all, runs July 25-Aug. 23

JG.Limited’s inaugural, online-only History & Culture auction, 500 lots in all, runs July 25-Aug. 23

The catalog features items pertaining to JFK, Jefferson, the Wright Brothers, Harry Truman, Al Capone and many other notables. Online bidding is at www.JG.Limited. The catalog is up now. DANVERS, Mass. – JG.Limited – the recently formed auction arm of the venerable collectibles powerhouse JG Autographs, Inc. – will hold its online-only inaugural sale, July […]

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Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #87, held July 12, grosses nearly $2.5 million

Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #87, held July 12, grosses nearly $2.5 million

The auction saw continued enthusiasm for rare and never-before-seen lithographs from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. A number of designs sparked a flurry of bidding, leading to sales that well exceeded the estimated prices. New York, NY— Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, on July 12, finished at $2,487,120. Rare […]

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An outstanding collection of antique Moser glass will be sold online, July 30th, by Neue Auctions

An outstanding collection of antique Moser glass will be sold online, July 30th, by Neue Auctions

The collection spans Moser output from the late 19th/early 20th century including many examples that will be desirable to collectors. Also sold will be glass pieces by other contemporary makers BEACHWOOD, Ohio – The outstanding single-owner collection of diversified Moser glass from Carol and Leslie Gould will be sold online, without reserves, on Saturday, July […]

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Bruneau & Co. will hold an online-only Fine & Decorative Art auction on Monday, August 1st, at 6 pm

Bruneau & Co. will hold an online-only Fine & Decorative Art auction on Monday, August 1st, at 6 pm

The 337-lot Fine & Decorative Art auction, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, will feature fine items pulled from estates and collections across New England. It’s online, with no live gallery bidding. CRANSTON, R.I. – A figural oil painting by the acclaimed Indian artist B. Prabha (1933-2001) and an aristocratic portrait painting by Francis Cotes […]

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Roman coins, Colorado collectibles, old bottles, mining memorabilia at Holabird’s July 21-24 auction

Roman coins, Colorado collectibles, old bottles, mining memorabilia at Holabird’s July 21-24 auction

The four-day event will be held online and live at the gallery in Reno, Nevada. The Bracken collection is huge, covering everything from Roman coins to Colorado collectibles. RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC’s four-day Wild West Auction slated for July 21-24 will be headlined by two massive and important collections: one from […]

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Crescent City’s Summer Estates Auction, July 15-16, will be held online and live in New Orleans, La

Crescent City’s Summer Estates Auction, July 15-16, will be held online and live in New Orleans, La

The auction will include French, English and American period furniture, original works of art by noted regional artists, porcelain, French clocks, bronzes, jewelry, couture and decorative items. NEW ORLEANS, La. – Crescent City’s two-day Important Summer Estates Auction slated for Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th, starting at 10 am Central time both days, […]

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Nye & Company’s next Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction will be held on Wednesday, July 20th

Nye & Company’s next Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction will be held on Wednesday, July 20th

The cleaning out of a packed house and yard led to the remarkable discovery of not one, but two William F. Mangels silhouette shooting gallery targets. BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will kick off their hot summer Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction on Wednesday, July 20th, with designer and English furniture and […]

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Miller & Miller’s online-only Petroliana, Railroadiana & Advertising auction, June 18, grosses $628,674 (Canadian)

Miller & Miller’s online-only Petroliana, Railroadiana & Advertising auction, June 18, grosses $628,674 (Canadian)

The 299-lot, online auction was headlined by the Joe Byway lifetime collection of petroliana (gas station collectibles), railroadiana and advertising. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A powder blue, fully restored 1959 Chevrolet Corvette convertible sped off for $82,600 and a Canadian Red Indian Aviation Motor Oil sign from the 1930s changed hands for for $47,200 […]

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