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Category: Collectibles

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    Fine Literature

    Highlighted in Doyle’s upcoming Fine Literature auction is a first edition copy of Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman. This copy remains in excellent condition and includes a printed copy of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s letter to Whitman. It also includes four promotional articles for the book, each written by Whitman…

    BACALL, LAUREN Myself and Then Some. Norwalk, CT- Easton Press, 2005. Signed, with prospectus laid-in. Full gilt leather
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    Exceptional Private Collection of Asian and Tribal Art

    Avalokiteśvara is widely known as the Buddhist deity of compassion. He is also believed to be the embodiment of the eternal Buddha who offers salvation to humanity. A 16th-century Korean Avalokiteśvara sculpture will be available in the upcoming Exceptional Private Collection of Asian and Tribal Art sale, presented by The…

    Dan Mask with Cowry Shell Headress, Early 20th Century
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    Auction Results: Sotheby's Hip Hop Sale

    Memorabilia representing Biggie Smalls, Tupac, Salt-N-Pepa, and others realize high results Crown worn by Biggie Smalls during “King of New York” photoshoot. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images. The crown worn by Biggie Smalls for the "King of New York" cover photo highlighted Sotheby's inaugural hip hop sale last…

    Auction Results Sothebys Hip Hop Sale1
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    A $10,000 Bill Sets $384,000 World Record at Heritage Auctions

    Bill is now world’s most valuable ‘small-size’ note Fr. 2231-J $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ DALLAS, Texas (September 22, 2020) – A 1934 U.S. bank note set the world record for the most valuable type of its kind sold at auction when it brought $384,000 at…

    A $10,000 Bill Sets $384,000 World Record at Heritage Auctions1
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    Antiques & Modern from Estates & Collections

    Kawai Musical Instruments, founded by Koichi Kawai, is a well-known piano manufacturing company in Japan. Kawai lived beside reed organ builder Torakusu Yamaha and worked under him as an apprentice. After Yamaha’s death and the diversification of the Yamaha Corporation, Kawai started his own company. The upcoming New Haven Auctions…

    Rare Carlo Mollino Theater Chair
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    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31

    Also, a pair of circa 1910-1920 railroad signal lamps brought $5,375 and a choice, attractive crystalline gold specimen weighing 5.45 troy ounces hit $5,625. Civil War-era military amputation kit made around 1861 by G. Tiemann & Co. (N.Y.), which had been making surgical instruments since 1826 ($5,000). RENO, NV, UNITED…

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31
  • Art Fairs

    44th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair goes virtual, Nov 12-14

    Furuya Kôrin, designer. SHASEI SÔKA MOYÔ. Kyoto_ Unsôdô, Meiji 40 [1907].Courtesy Boston Book CompanyBoston Book Company BOSTON, MA – An alluring treasure trove awaits seasoned collectors as well as new visitors at the 44th annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, which will be held virtually November 12-14, 2020.  The event…

    44th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair goes virtual, Nov 12-14
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    Premier Auctions | Session II

    Milton Avery was noted for his use of lyrical color in paintings of landscapes, figures, and still lifes. A New York native, he was a central figure of the 20th-century American art scene who did not seek to categorize his work. Avery often claimed, “I never have any rules to…

    British School Sporting Painting
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    Premier Auctions | Session I

    Highlighted in the first session of Brunk Auctions’ upcoming event is a 1964 Lincoln Continental sedan from the Ford Motor Company. Since 1939, the division of Lincoln Continental was led by Edsel Ford, son of the founder Henry Ford. He produced personal luxury convertible cars as vacation vehicles. The featured…

    Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Necklace
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    Post War and Contemporary Art

    Alexander Calder, Mel Ramos, and Bob Thompson are just a few of the artists highlighted in the upcoming Post War and Contemporary Art auction, presented by Hindman. At the top of the sale is a sculpture by Alexander Calder, an American artist known for his abstract hanging sculptures made with…

    Gladys Nilsson (American, b. 1940) Untitled (Hairy Legged, Star TattooedGiantess in Striped Dress Skipping Rope), c. 1965
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    Traditional Mexican Antiques Auction

    The La Viga road in Iztacalco runs from the center to the south side of Mexico City. The concrete road was built in place of the historic Canal de la Viga, a waterway once used for food supply, recreation, and navigation. In the early 20th century, the canal was ordered…

    Octagonal Base. China, Early 20th century, Carved, inked ivory.
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    1, 2, 3...Sold! Online Only Sale

    Guanyin is a Chinese manifestation of the Avalokiteśvara bodhisattva, a being committed to attaining Buddhahood. Avalokiteśvara embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. Also known as Tara or Jetsun Dölma in Tibet, Avalokiteśvara is a significant figure in Buddhism. One of the noteworthy lots in the upcoming Showplace Antique + Design…

    Assorted Asian Table Articles, Group of 7
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    Autumn Americana Auction

    During the golden era of American carousels, many skilled artisans migrated from Europe to the United States. Among them was Charles Carmel. In 1883, he moved to New York from Russia and started working at Looff, a carousel manufacturing company. His carousels often involved highly decorated, realistic horses. The upcoming…

    Martina and Florentino Montoya San Idefanso Jar
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    Important Falklands medals fetch £130,000 at Dix Noonan Webb

    Falklands War D.C.M. group of six medals. LONDON.- An important Falklands War D.C.M. group of six medals awarded to Sergeant, later Captain, J. S. Pettinger, of the 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, who distinguished himself on countless occasions, whilst serving as Patrol Commander D (Patrol) Company during 11 days of operations…

    Important Falklands medals fetch £130,000 at Dix Noonan Webb
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    1819 Copy of Declaration of Independence Leads Heritage’s $1.1 Million-plus Americana Auction

    Clyde Barrow’s tackle box, FDR wheelchair among treasures to soar past estimates Declaration of Independence: John Binns Version Published in 1819. DALLAS, Texas (September 18, 2020) – A copy of the Declaration of Independence that was published by The Democratic Press publisher John Binns and a daguerreotype of one of the partners whose…

    1819 Copy of Declaration of Independence Leads Heritages $1.1 Million-plus Americana Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Colin Kaepernick's rookie NFL debut 49ers jersey heads to Julien's Auctions Dec. 4

    The white Reebok “7” signed jersey by the former NFL quarterback, who became the face of this generation’s new civil rights movement and an American cultural figure, is estimated to sell at $80,000 - $100,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Julien’s Auctions announced today that Colin Kaepernick’s official San Francisco 49ers rookie debut…

    Colin Kaepernicks rookie NFL debut 49ers jersey heads to Juliens Auctions Dec. 4
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    Showplace Antique + Design Center Offers Asian Art in its New York City Estate Auction

    Emperor Kangxi (1654-1722) was the longest-reigning emperor of China. One of the cornerstones of his tenure was the rejuvenation of porcelain manufacturing. He oversaw the reopening of imperial factories, which had been dormant for 60 years. Featured in the New York City Estate Auction, presented by Showplace Antique + Design…

    Durand Feathered Art Glass Vase
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    Contemporary, Outdoor and Decorative Arts

    The work of Scottish artist Jacqueline Marr can be compared to the old Renaissance masters, especially given the artist’s close attention to lighting. “I strive to bring the paint to life,” she says in her biography, “to allow my figures, my subject to emerge from the canvas, stepping out from…

    Two Russian watercolor landscapes, signed illegibly
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    The Stickley brothers, Albert, Gustav, Charles, Leopold, and John George, formed the Stickley Brothers Furniture Company in 1891. Beginning in 1900, the company produced chairs and tables in styles ranging from Colonial Revival to early Mission. The company continued to create Colonial American pieces until it ceased production in the…

    Dirk van Erp Hammered Copper & Stenciled Mica Boudoir
  • Auction Industry

    Milestone’s Sept. 26 Premier Firearms Auction offers hundreds of prized Colts and Winchesters, military and police arms

    Antique category includes rare 18th-century, Old West and Civil War-period firearms Cased, factory engraved Colt 4in nickel Python .357 Magnum in like-new, unfired condition in walnut Colt display case. Factory letter states gun was shipped to buyer in 1979. Estimate $7,000-$9,000 WILLOUGHBY, OHIO, UNITED STATES, September 17, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Milestone…

    Milestones Sept. 26 Premier Firearms Auction offers hundreds of prized Colts and Winchesters, military and police arms