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BAT SIGNED BY RUTH AND AARON, FRANCIS GARY POWERS’S LIFE RAFT, ITEMS FROM LINCOLN, WASHINGTON, JFK, REAGAN AT UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES, DEC. 6th

BAT SIGNED BY RUTH AND AARON, FRANCIS GARY POWERS’S LIFE RAFT, ITEMS FROM LINCOLN, WASHINGTON, JFK, REAGAN AT UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES, DEC. 6th

All 211 lots can be seen now, at www.universityarchives.com; online bidding on Invaluable.com. WESTPORT, Conn. – A baseball bat signed by both Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, a baseball signed by Jackie Robinson, the life raft from Francis Gary Powers’s downed U-2 spy plane and several pieces of dishware from Ronald and Nancy Reagan will […]

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Hart Davis Hart to Hold Final Auction of 2017: December 14th, 15th & 16th

Hart Davis Hart to Hold Final Auction of 2017: December 14th, 15th & 16th

Including The Olander Collection, The Fox Cellar and The Collection of Huston Street (Chicago, IL)-Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the #1 auction house in the U.S., announces an exceptional three-day auction that will take place December 14th, 15th and 16th at Spiaggia in Chicago. Valued at $5.6-8.5 million, the auction will feature 3,686 lots of […]

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NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN TYPE 1 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF BABE RUTH AND JIM THORPE WILL COME UP FOR BID ON SATURDAY, DEC. 2nd, AT RIPLEY AUCTIONS

NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN TYPE 1 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF BABE RUTH AND JIM THORPE WILL COME UP FOR BID ON SATURDAY, DEC. 2nd, AT RIPLEY AUCTIONS

The 1920s photos were discovered hidden away, presumably for decades, in a storage locker. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A group of never-before-seen photos of sports legends Babe Ruth and Jim Thorpe, plus one of former major league baseball catcher Wally Schang, will come up for bid on Saturday, December 2nd, at Ripley Auctions, online and in […]

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BCTV IN READING, PENNSYLVANIA ANNOUNCES THE NEXT AIR DATE FOR THE HIT TELEVISED AUCTION PROGRAM AUCTION ACTION ON BCTV: NOVEMBER 30th

BCTV IN READING, PENNSYLVANIA ANNOUNCES THE NEXT AIR DATE FOR THE HIT TELEVISED AUCTION PROGRAM AUCTION ACTION ON BCTV: NOVEMBER 30th

The show is a public-private partnership between The Renaissance Auction Group and BCTV. Some of the items in the auction have direct historical ties to the city of Reading and the area. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit BCTV. The show is slotted to run from 6 pm to 10 pm. READING, […]

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474 LOTS OF AMERICAN, EUROPEAN, CHINESE AND ASIAN ITEMS WILL BE SOLD ONLINE AT CONVERSE AUCTIONS EAST MEETS WEST AUCTION FRIDAY, DEC. 1st

474 LOTS OF AMERICAN, EUROPEAN, CHINESE AND ASIAN ITEMS WILL BE SOLD ONLINE AT CONVERSE AUCTIONS EAST MEETS WEST AUCTION FRIDAY, DEC. 1st

The auction will begin promptly at 10 am Eastern. MALVERN, Pa. – An English repousse silver pitcher made by R&S Garrand of London around 1861, a seven-piece sterling silver tea service made in Germany, and a fine selection of Tibetan Buddhist thangkas (religious paintings) are key lots in Converse Auctions’ next East Meets West Sale, […]

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17th CENTURY CHINESE CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF SEATED BODHISATTVA SAILS PAST ITS ESTIMATE TO FINISH AT $60,000 IN A.B. LEVY’S OCTOBER 30th AUCTION

17th CENTURY CHINESE CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF SEATED BODHISATTVA SAILS PAST ITS ESTIMATE TO FINISH AT $60,000 IN A.B. LEVY’S OCTOBER 30th AUCTION

The 300-lot auction was held in A.B. Levy’s gallery at 211 Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Fla. PALM BEACH, Fla. – A 17th century Chinese polychrome-decorated, carved wood figure of a seated bodhisattva (in Buddhism, a spiritually enlightened person) sailed well past its pre-sale estimate of $8,000-$12,000 to sell for $60,000 at A.B. Levy’s Jewelry, […]

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Milestone to offer incomparable comic character toy collection in Nov. 18 auction

Milestone to offer incomparable comic character toy collection in Nov. 18 auction

WILLOUGHBY, OH When antique toy collectors gather and talk about the truly great comic character collections of the past, the names of a certain few trailblazers in the hobby invariably come up. However, it has been many years since a virtually unknown collection of fine, early comic character toys has appeared at auction, which is […]

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Boningtons to auction HRH Princess Margaret’s exquisite jewelry, objets d’art Nov. 15

Boningtons to auction HRH Princess Margaret’s exquisite jewelry, objets d’art Nov. 15

EPPING, U.K. – In the world of fine jewels, provenance is second only to inherent quality. If a jewel has previously been owned by a celebrity – Elizabeth Taylor, for example – that connection becomes a permanent part of its history and allure. But an even greater level of cachet is added when jewelry has […]

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Bordeaux Soars as Hart Davis Hart November Auction Brings in $5.6M with 100% of Lots Sold

Bordeaux Soars as Hart Davis Hart November Auction Brings in $5.6M with 100% of Lots Sold

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. recorded history this past weekend offering a full barrel of 2016 Château Montrose, a first for the Château and the wine auction house. The auction room at Spiaggia fell silent as Montrose’s CEO Hervé Berland offered a few words surrounding the lot, including the special evening to be hosted for […]

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