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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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Sunken treasure artifacts from the S.S. Central America (1857) will be displayed, then auctioned

Sunken treasure artifacts from the S.S. Central America (1857) will be displayed, then auctioned

Historic items from legendary “Ship of Gold,” the S.S. Central America that sank in 1857, going on public display and for sale at auction include an intact Wells Fargo treasure box lid, gold jewelry, jeans that may have been made by Levi Strauss, and a mysterious “Mona Lisa of the Deep” photograph. (Reno, Nevada) – […]

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Dazzling 9.22-carat diamond ring sells for $70,800 (Canadian) in Miller & Miller’s June 11th auction

Dazzling 9.22-carat diamond ring sells for $70,800 (Canadian) in Miller & Miller’s June 11th auction

The 191-lot, online-only auction, held on June 11th, featured fine wristwatches by Rolex, Omega, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Breguet, Piaget, IWC, Blancpain, Accutron. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A dazzling platinum diamond ring featuring a 9.22-carat center stone and two baguette shoulder stones slipped onto a new finger for $70,800, and a circa 1991 Rolex […]

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The Asian art collection of Marvin Drucker, with French furnishings, will be sold online June 25th

The Asian art collection of Marvin Drucker, with French furnishings, will be sold online June 25th

The auction will feature bronzes, porcelains, carved hardstones, lacquer ware, cloisonné, snuff bottles, Wedgwood, Luster ware, Lalique glass, 18th century English porcelains and much more. BEACHWOOD, Ohio – On Saturday, June 25th, Neue Auctions will offer, online, the Asian art collection of the late Marvin Drucker, including French furnishings. The auction, beginning at 10 am […]

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Hundreds of collectibles change hands at Holabird’s June Minerals Galore & Western Americana Auction

Hundreds of collectibles change hands at Holabird’s June Minerals Galore & Western Americana Auction

Hundreds of collectible lots came up for bid, at price points that appealed to seasoned collectors and novices alike, online and in the Reno, Nevada gallery. RENO, Nev. – A 288-pound iron-nickel meteorite found in China in 1958 and believed to have fallen to Earth in 1516 A.D. sold for $4,125 at a four-day Minerals […]

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Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #87, 520 works, will be held Tuesday, July 12th

Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #87, 520 works, will be held Tuesday, July 12th

The auction will be held online and live in the New York City gallery — rare and iconic images from a century of poster design. The collection includes Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern, and Contemporary lithographs, decorative panels, and maquettes. NEW YORK, N.Y. –– The 87th Rare Posters Auction from Poster Auctions International on Tuesday, […]

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Neue Auctions’ May Modern sale, May 28, featured printwork, paintings, pottery, sculpture, furniture

Neue Auctions’ May Modern sale, May 28, featured printwork, paintings, pottery, sculpture, furniture

The 262-lot, online-only modern auction featured a fine collection of modern works of printwork, original paintings, pottery, sculpture, and classic modern furniture by famous known designers. BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An abstract acrylic on canvas collage and enamel on aluminum work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933) sold for $67,650 in an online-only May […]

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Items signed by many of history’s brightest luminaries will be in University Archives’ June 22 auction

Items signed by many of history’s brightest luminaries will be in University Archives’ June 22 auction

The Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books auction features historical material from multiple collecting categories. The catalog, with all 481 lots, is up for viewing and bidding now. WILTON, Conn. – Extensive and historically significant archives pertaining to Civil War generals (one for the Union, one for the Confederacy), a typed letter signed by Albert Einstein […]

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Ahlers & Ogletree will hold a three-session Fine Estates & Collections auction, June 9th thru 11th

Ahlers & Ogletree will hold a three-session Fine Estates & Collections auction, June 9th thru 11th

Categories will include Folk and Outsider Art, Modernism, Asian, French, Italian, Continental, English, American, silver, jewelry and more. Start times all three days are 10 am Eastern time. ATLANTA, Ga. – Ahlers & Ogletree’s three-session Fine Estates & Collections auction, June 9-11, will be a feast for the eyes and a veritable trip around the […]

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Rare vintage comic books, Playboy magazines, Boba Fett all do well in Bruneau & Co.’s May 21st auction

Rare vintage comic books, Playboy magazines, Boba Fett all do well in Bruneau & Co.’s May 21st auction

Three other vintage comic books topped the $10,000 mark, while a 1970s/’80s Wayland Flowers “Madame” puppet also made the top 10. Pop Culture lots were curated from across the country. CRANSTON, R.I. – A copy of Timely Comics Marvel Mystery Comics #9 from July 1940 sold for $40,000, and three other vintage comic books topped […]

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