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Items recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America will be auctioned Dec. 3 in Reno

Items recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America will be auctioned Dec. 3 in Reno

Holabird Western Americana Collections will offer a time capsule of Gold Rush life with important items recovered from the sinking of the legendary “Ship of Gold” (Reno, Nevada) November 15, 2022 – Decades after unique California Gold Rush sunken treasure artifacts were retrieved from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, the exquisite gold jewelry, vintage […]

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Complete Magic: The Gathering “Beta” card set from 1993 sells for $120,000 at Weiss Auctions, Oct. 19

Complete Magic: The Gathering “Beta” card set from 1993 sells for $120,000 at Weiss Auctions, Oct. 19

500+ lots came up for bid, to include Golden, Silver and Bronze Age comics, Peanuts comic strip art by Charles Schulz, cover art by Frank Frazetta, Wally Wood and Moldoff & Giella. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A complete Magic: The Gathering “Beta” card set from 1993, just the second set for “MTG” with a print run […]

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Miller & Miller’s online Petroliana & Advertising auction, October 29th, grosses $534,215 (Canadian)

Miller & Miller’s online Petroliana & Advertising auction, October 29th, grosses $534,215 (Canadian)

A single-family owned 1966 Ford Ranger 250 Custom Cab “Camper Special” pick-up truck with Avion camper sold for $82,600, and a 2006 Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe black cherry motorcycle roared off for $16,520 . NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A single-family owned 1966 Ford Ranger 250 Custom Cab “Camper Special” pick-up truck with Avion camper […]

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Fine watches by famous makers will be in Miller & Miller’s online Luxury Watches auction, November 19

Fine watches by famous makers will be in Miller & Miller’s online Luxury Watches auction, November 19

The auction features a curated selection of 77 important Swiss luxury timepieces from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega, Tag Heuer, Cartier, Hublot, Tiffany & Co., IWC, and others. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – Two rare and desirable men’s Swiss wristwatches – a Patek Philippe Ref. 5396G Annual Calendar and a Rolex Ref. 116515 Cosmograph Daytona – […]

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Trove of MacKenzie-Childs collectibles plus other fine items are in Auction Life’s Nov. 16th auction

Trove of MacKenzie-Childs collectibles plus other fine items are in Auction Life’s Nov. 16th auction

The auction, online and live with limited available seating, will also feature gorgeous art glass, crystal, fine art, handbags, jewelry, porcelain, sculptures and more – over 500 lots in all. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Fans of MacKenzie-Childs – the manufacturer of ceramics and retailer of hand-painted imported furniture and home décor, founded in 1983 […]

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More than 2,000 lots of collectibles change hands at Holabird’s Western Frontiers Auction Oct. 13-16

More than 2,000 lots of collectibles change hands at Holabird’s Western Frontiers Auction Oct. 13-16

The four-day auction featured Native and general Americana, mining, Express, numismatics, art, bottles, stocks and more. It was headlined by Part 3 of the superb Gary Bracken collection. RENO, Nev. – An Ansel Adams signed and framed Yosemite photo from around 1959 sold for $38,750 at a four-day Western Frontiers auction held October 13th-16th by […]

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Autograph letters signed by Washington and Einstein will headline University Archives Nov. 2 auction

Autograph letters signed by Washington and Einstein will headline University Archives Nov. 2 auction

The 452-lot auction contains material from multiple collecting categories and has a brand-new start time of 11 am Eastern. About one-fourth of the lots will be highly collectible slabbed items. WILTON, Conn. – A 1777 battle letter signed by then-Continental Army Commander-in-Chief George Washington in New Jersey, a sword that was affixed to JFK’s catafalque […]

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Miller & Miller’s online-only Petroliana & Advertising auction will be held Saturday, October 29th

Miller & Miller’s online-only Petroliana & Advertising auction will be held Saturday, October 29th

The 381-lot auction features petroliana, advertising signs and tins, breweriana, general store, jukeboxes, toys and more, starting promptly at 9 am Eastern time. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A single-family owned 1966 Ford Ranger 250 Custom Cab “Camper Special” pick-up truck with Avion camper, and a United Motors Service single-sided porcelain neon sign, are both […]

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Ahlers & Ogletree’s Fall Fine Estates & Collections Auction, October 28-29 has over 900 quality lots

Ahlers & Ogletree’s Fall Fine Estates & Collections Auction, October 28-29 has over 900 quality lots

The two-session, online-only auction contains over 900 lots, starting at 10 am both days. Also sold will be a Woody Guthrie manuscript and a tall case clock in the manner of R. J. Horner. ATLANTA, Ga. – A vibrant oil on canvas picnic still life painting by Janet Fish (American, b. 1938), a Tiffany movement […]

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11 paintings by Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis bring a combined $559,510 in Miller & Miller auction

11 paintings by Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis bring a combined $559,510 in Miller & Miller auction

The 344-lot auction, held October 8th, grossed $871,695 (Canadian, including buyer’s premium). It featured Canadiana and folk art from some of the oldest collections in the country. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – Eleven original paintings by the acclaimed Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1903-1980) sold for a combined $559,510 in an online-only Canadiana & Folk […]

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Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #88, November 13th, presents 510 seminal works

Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #88, November 13th, presents 510 seminal works

The lithographs and maquettes will be auctioned online and in PAI’s New York City gallery located at 26 West 17rh Street in lower Manhattan, starting promptly at 11 am Eastern time. NEW YORK, N.Y. –– The 88th Rare Posters Auction from Poster Auctions International on Sunday, November 13th features rare and iconic images from a […]

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Nye & Company will hold auctions Oct. 19 (Watches) and Oct. 19-20 (Chic & Antique Estate Treasures)

Nye & Company will hold auctions Oct. 19 (Watches) and Oct. 19-20 (Chic & Antique Estate Treasures)

A Moment in Time; The Watch Sale contains nearly 75 lots of watches by famous makers. The Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction is a mix of about 550 lots of fine and decorative arts. BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will hold back-to-back online sales in October, beginning on Wednesday, October 19th, with […]

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