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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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Miller & Miller’s online-only Watches & Jewels auction, June 11, features fine watches, rings, more

Miller & Miller’s online-only Watches & Jewels auction, June 11, features fine watches, rings, more

Wristwatches will include Rolex, Omega, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Breguet, Piaget, IWC and Blancpain, plus a collection of 14kt gold Accutron watches. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A dazzling 9.22-carat platinum emerald cut diamond ring boasting VS2 clarity, a Swiss Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore special edition wristwatch, and a circa 1991 Rolex Submariner watch […]

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Neue Auctions’ May Modern sale, May 28th, features printworks, paintings, pottery, sculpture, furniture

Neue Auctions’ May Modern sale, May 28th, features printworks, paintings, pottery, sculpture, furniture

An abstract acrylic on canvas collage and enamel on aluminum work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933) is the expected headliner (est. $50,000-$80,000). BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An abstract acrylic on canvas collage and enamel on aluminum work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933) is the expected headliner in an online-only May […]

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Two oil paintings by Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis combine for CA$501,500 at Miller & Miller Auctions

Two oil paintings by Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis combine for CA$501,500 at Miller & Miller Auctions

The 407-lot Canadiana & Decorative Arts auction grossed $948,218. Categories included art, art pottery, furniture, bronzes, sculptures, folk art, textiles, fruit jars, silver, oil lamps, lighting. NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A pair of oil on board paintings by the Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1901-1970) blasted through their pre-sale estimates to finish at a […]

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Route 32 Auctions’ Country Store & More Auction, May 20-21, will be online and in Crawfordsville, Indiana

Route 32 Auctions’ Country Store & More Auction, May 20-21, will be online and in Crawfordsville, Indiana

The auction is packed with gas and oil, soda, salesman’s sample oddities, advertising items and more – an eclectic mix of country store collectibles. Bidding is live, online, phone and absentee. CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Route 32 Auctions’ upcoming Country Store & More Auction on Friday and Saturday, May 20th and 21st, will feature approximately 500 […]

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Bruneau & Co.’s May 21st auction will feature a rare copy of Timely Comics Marvel Mystery Comics #9

Bruneau & Co.’s May 21st auction will feature a rare copy of Timely Comics Marvel Mystery Comics #9

The Spring Comic, Toy & Sports Auction will be held online and live at the gallery in Cranston, R.I. The auction will feature 430 top-quality Pop Culture lots, curated from across the country. CRANSTON, R.I. – A copy of Timely Comics Marvel Mystery Comics #9 from July 1940 and a “Madame” puppet created and used […]

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U.S. one-cent error stamp from 1901 brings $5,500 at Holabird’s Western Americana Auction, April 21-24

U.S. one-cent error stamp from 1901 brings $5,500 at Holabird’s Western Americana Auction, April 21-24

The auction contained hundreds of lots in a wide array of collecting categories, at price points that appealed to novices and veteran collectors alike. The top lot was a 23.06-oz. silver ingot. RENO, Nev. – A U.S. one-cent stamp commemorating the Pan American Exposition of 1901 with an inverted center – an error stamp and […]

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