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Items signed by many of history’s most important figures are in University Archives’ May 4th auction

Items signed by many of history’s most important figures are in University Archives’ May 4th auction

The Rare Books, Autographs, Manuscripts & Photos auction features historical material from multiple collecting categories. The catalog, with all 410 lots, is up for viewing and bidding now. WILTON, Conn. – Five items pertaining to Albert Einstein (two typed letters; a handwritten letter; an awards program; and a humorous card; all five of them hand-signed); […]

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Auction at Christie’s of Michael Farmer’s Meteorite Collection Closes

Auction at Christie’s of Michael Farmer’s Meteorite Collection Closes

The first ever online only auction of meteorites from Michael Farmer of Michael Farmer Meteorites at Christie’s London closed on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 with final bids totaling GBP 711,396 ($929,780 USD) (https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/meteorites-collection-michael-farmer/lots/2182). The auction included collector’s pieces from Michael’s personal private collection, many which are one-of-a-kind meteorites from across the galaxy, and others that […]

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Items from Sir Barton, horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner, in 1919, will be auctioned May 5th

Items from Sir Barton, horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner, in 1919, will be auctioned May 5th

The lot includes a saddle, two race-worn saddle cloths, a jockey’s helmet and trainer’s hat that are believed to be from Sir Barton. The auction will be held two days before the Kentucky Derby. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – What are believed to be the saddle, three race-worn saddle cloths, jockey’s helmet and trainer’s hat from Sir […]

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Glass Works Auctions’ online-only Premier Auction #157, April 25th-26th, features 230 quality lots

Glass Works Auctions’ online-only Premier Auction #157, April 25th-26th, features 230 quality lots

Offered will be flasks, bitters, inks, target balls, fire grenades and black glass, at price points that will appeal to all level of collector. Online bidding will be thru www.glswrk-auction.com. EAST GREENVILLE, Pa. – Glass Works Auctions’ Premier Auction #157 will be a two-part, timed closing affair, with Part 1 slated for Monday, April 25th […]

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Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #86, held March 20th, totals over $2.8 million

Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction #86, held March 20th, totals over $2.8 million

Rare Posters Auction LXXXVI proved that the poster market shows no signs of slowing down, as the sale produced many new chart-topping prices. NEW YORK, N.Y. — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) first sale of the year, on March 20, finished at $2,880,000. Rare Posters Auction LXXXVI proved that the poster market shows no signs of […]

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An R.S. Prussia bowl and a Regina upright music box lead the way at Woody Auction’s March 19 auction

An R.S. Prussia bowl and a Regina upright music box lead the way at Woody Auction’s March 19 auction

Many of the items were top-quality glass pieces, by R.S. Prussia, Daum Nancy, Pairpoint and others. American Brilliant Cut Glass pieces also changed hands. DOUGLASS, Kan. – A gorgeous Spring Season bowl marked R.S. Prussia in the Carnation mold soared to $24,000 and an incredibly nice Regina upright music box, fully operational with good sound, […]

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Bruneau & Co.’s April 9th Historic Arms & Militaria Auction will span multiple conflicts and generations

Bruneau & Co.’s April 9th Historic Arms & Militaria Auction will span multiple conflicts and generations

The sale will focus on the French & Indian War, American Revolution, Civil War, World War I and II and modern firearms – ideal for beginning collector to advanced collections. CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co.’s spring Historic Arms & Militaria auction, planned for Saturday, April 9th, is loaded with over 300 items focusing on […]

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Ahlers & Ogletree will greet spring with an Estates & Collections auction, online, April 9th & 10th

Ahlers & Ogletree will greet spring with an Estates & Collections auction, online, April 9th & 10th

Featured will be fine antique rugs, estate jewelry and watches, design from the mid-20th century, fine art by listed artists, sterling silver and period antiques from America, the UK and Europe, at 10 am Eastern. ATLANTA, Ga. – A 1984 photographic collage by David Hockney, a monumental 19th century Georgian breakfront and a 17th century […]

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Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will hold an online-only Estate Fine Art & Antiques auction on April 4th

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will hold an online-only Estate Fine Art & Antiques auction on April 4th

The 300-lot Estate Fine Art & Antiques auction, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, will feature fine items pulled from estates and collections across New England; there is no live gallery bidding. CRANSTON, R.I. – Original paintings by Narayan Shridhar Bendre (India, 1910-1992), Ludwig Bemelmans (N.Y./France, 1898-1962) and Joseph Farquharson (U.K./Scotland, 1846-1934) are the expected […]

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Items relating to Moshe Dayan, Einstein, Robert E. Lee, John Adams are in University Archives’ March 30 auction

Items relating to Moshe Dayan, Einstein, Robert E. Lee, John Adams are in University Archives’ March 30 auction

The Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Photographs & Books auction features historical material from multiple collecting categories. The catalog, with all 417 lots, is up for viewing and bidding WILTON, Conn. – A 197-page book manuscript written entirely in the hand of Israeli military commander and statesman Moshe Dayan, two items pertaining to Albert Einstein (a photograph […]

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Items from the estate of former Coca-Cola head Robert W. Woodruff are sold at auction

Items from the estate of former Coca-Cola head Robert W. Woodruff are sold at auction

Included were dazzling jewelry pieces, a portrait of Mr. Woodruff by Norman Rockwell, a painting of George Washington by Dwight Eisenhower, and items from four residences. ATLANTA, Ga. – A vintage platinum and diamond anniversary ring given by the late Coca-Cola president Robert W. Woodruff (1889-1985) to his wife Nell, and Mrs. Woodruff’s custom Art […]

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Holabird’s Western Trails & Treasures Premier Auction, Feb. 24-27, appealed to novices and veteran collectors

Holabird’s Western Trails & Treasures Premier Auction, Feb. 24-27, appealed to novices and veteran collectors

The auction contained nearly 2,500 lots in a wide array of collecting categories, at price points that appealed to both novices and veteran collectors alike. Important collections were offered. RENO, Nev. – Fans of Western Americana turned out in droves for Holabird’s massive, four-day Western Trails & Treasures Premier Auction, held February 24th thru 27th, […]

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