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Swann African-American Art Auction Record Results

Swann African-American Art Auction Record Results

New York – Swann Galleries’ third auction of African-American Fine Art on Feb. 19 was its largest and highest-grossing sale in the category to date, bringing in more than $2.7 million. Once again benchmarks were set for works by important and lesser-known African-American artists. The top lot, Building More Stately Mansions, an oil painting by […]

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American Artists, Local Finds Soar In Julia Sale

American Artists, Local Finds Soar In Julia Sale

When quality goods come out, so do the bidders. This was the case recently when James D. Julia’s antiques and fine art auction, their largest winter sale to date, grossed nearly $2.9 million. Assembled from various collections and estates from across North America, it featured the Estate of Jane Stradley of Kemblesville, Pennsylvania and Princess […]

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Strong Sales and Attendance Kick Off Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Strong Sales and Attendance Kick Off Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla – Collector car sales remain strong after two days of No Reserve auction action at the 6th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event in West Palm Beach, Fla. Combined automotive sales from March 27-28 totaled nearly $10 million with automobilia sales up almost 50 percent from last year. Attendance numbers at the […]

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$4.1 MILLION WORTH OF HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

$4.1 MILLION WORTH OF HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

Calabasas, CA – Profiles in History offered over 1100 iconic Hollywood items at a two day Hollywood memorabilia auction — March 27 & 28, 2008. TOP 30 AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: $345,000.00 King Kong six-sheet movie poster. $126,500.00 Leaping Alien Warrior figure from Aliens. $115,000.00 “Ming the Merciless” cape from Flash Gordon. (Univ., 1936) $115,000.00 Hydraulic screen-used […]

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