1341 Posts

Category: Collectibles

  • Auction Preview

    Online July Auction

    Between 1989 and 1995, the Moscow Mint produced a series of palladium bullion coins that pictured a ballerina on the front. Created to honor the Bolshoi Theatre, one of the best-known cultural institutions in Moscow, these coins continued production through the dissolution of the Soviet Union. A 25-roubles ballerina coin…

    18k Gold, Opal, Emerald and Diamond Brooch
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary, Outdoor, Collectable, Asian, and Decorative Auction

    Highlighted in the upcoming Nadeau's Auction Gallery event is a set of wood engravings and drawings by Thomas Nason. A self-taught printmaker, Nason was also known as the Poet Engraver of New England for his love of capturing rural areas in both etchings and prose. The set of five wood…

    Chinese blue and white porcelain planter
  • Auction Preview

    Deportes Unidos por México (Sports United by Mexico)

    Lucha libre or "free fight" gained popularity in Mexico as a diversion from political turmoil in the early 20th century. Over time, masks became closely associated with these fights and allowed famous luchadores such as El Santo to retain anonymity for much of their careers. Coming to auction as part…

    Club Pericos de Puebla. Pelota firmada por el primer roster. Con certificado.
  • Auction Industry

    Grey Flannel to auction earliest authenticated Joe Namath rookie jersey ever to be offered publicly

    1965 Joe Namath AFL New York Jets game-used Durene rookie jersey, multiple photo-matches and graded 10. LOA from family of former NY Jets equipment manager Herb Norman. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.- For more than 50 years, former professional sports equipment manager Herb Norman carefully stored away cherished mementos acquired while working for the…

    Grey Flannel to auction earliest authenticated Joe Namath rookie jersey ever to be offered publicly
  • Auction Result

    Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction in Hamburg achieves over € 1.8 million

    An upgraded range of offers in the Online Only Auction accompanying the saleroom auction was also met with great approval. HAMBURG.- Grossing total proceeds of over € 1.8 million, the Rare Books auction at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on July 6 and 8, 2020 did not only realize an excellent result but also…

    Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction in Hamburg achieves over € 1.8 million
  • Auction Preview

    Property of an Iconic Industrialist

    In the upcoming Property of an Iconic Industrialist auction, a selection of jewelry, fine and decorative art, and collectibles can be found. At the center of the auction is a no-heat Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Burmese rubies are considered the rarest and most valuable rubies with colors ranging from…

    (14) Strain 18K YG Bezel Set Diamond Necklace
  • Auction Industry

    Parts from the Apollo 11 Columbia Command Module Are Coming to Auction

    Julien’s Auctions presents controls used by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on their first-to-the-moon mission. Photo of Earth taken during the Apollo 11 space mission. The Apollo 11 space mission fulfilled the late President John F. Kennedy's 1961 goal to put a man on the moon before the…

    Parts from the Apollo 11 Columbia Command Module Are Coming to Auction-4
  • Auction Preview

    Toys, Trains, Baby Boomer Toys, Pressed Steel & More

    The Lionel Manufacturing Company was founded in 1900 by Joshua Lionel Cowen in New York City. Cowen’s first electric train, called the “Electric Express,” appeared in 1901 in a store display. Shortly after, the train gained popularity and Cowen began manufacturing model electric trains along with their accessories. The company…

    Howdy Doody Wood Jointed Tricycle Rider.
  • Auction Result

    Morphy's hits the jackpot with $3M auction of antique coin-op machines, advertising

    Mills ‘Twin Chicago’ double upright slot machine that accepts both quarters (‘Two Bits’) and nickels, with musical attachment. All original from top to bottom and inside out. Sold within estimate for $79,950. DENVER, PA.- For many collectors, Morphy’s Coin-op and Antique Advertising Auction originally scheduled for March and delayed until June 20-21 due…

    Morphy's hits the jackpot with $3M auction of antique coin-op machines, advertising
  • Auction Preview

    Modern and Contemporary Art’s Books and Documents

    Finarte will offer Modern and contemporary art, books, and documents from the 100 years between 1914 and 2014 in the upcoming auction. The sale is intended to capture dialogues between artists, institutions, viewers, and the art itself. An example of such a dialogue is a poster series by well-known performance…

    Avantgarde. 1 - 14 (All published), New York, Ralph Ginzburg, 1968-1971, 14 issues
  • Auction Preview

    Estate of Jennie K. Scaife, with Additions

    With a personal fortune of approximately $1.2 billion, banking and oil heir Richard Mellon Scaife was an American public figure and the publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. His granddaughter, Jennie K. Scaife, shared his interest in philanthropy and collecting antiques. Her collection is on sale this July in the upcoming…

    Helmet Koller (Austria-United States b. 1954) Acrylic on Canvas Red Eyed Tree Frogs
  • Auction Preview

    Fine & Decorative Arts

    Morphy Auctions presents fine and decorative art, jewelry, and furniture pieces in the upcoming two-day auction. One of the featured lots is a life-sized portrait of President Abraham Lincoln by William F. Cogswell. A self-made painter from Pasadena, California, Cogswell was invited to the White House to sketch Lincoln in 1864.…

    ALBERT REIGER (AUSTRIAN, 1834 - 1905) ON THE NILE.
  • Exhibitions

    Madame Alexander Dolls and the Collectors Who Love Them

    An Interview with Diane McCarthy, former President of the Madame Alexander Doll Club Hard plastic Cissy in green gown from 1958. Photo courtesy of Theriault's Antique Doll Auctions. Dolls remain a popular collecting category, with premier antique, vintage, and contemporary examples topping the wish lists of enthusiasts globally. Each July,…

    Madame Alexander Dolls and the Collectors Who Love Them5
  • Exhibitions

    Museum of Russian Icons reopens July 17 with two new exhibitions

    CLINTON, MA– The Museum of Russian Icons will be reopening on Friday, July 17 with two new exhibitions: The Long Way Home: A Photographic Journey with Gordon Lankton, featuring 40 stunning photographs from the museum founder’s life-changing mid-20th century motorcycle adventure from Germany to Japan; andTradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia, an…

    Museum of Russian Icons reopens July 17 with two new exhibitions
  • Auction Preview

    Historic Fine Art & Antiques

    The upcoming sale, presented by Elite Auctioneers, particularly highlights an oil painting titled The Goldfish Bowl by Samuel F.B. Morse. The painting shows Mrs. Richard Carey Morse and her two children, Elizabeth and Charlotte. The artist, who was also the inventor of the single-wire telegraph and creator of Morse code, started…

  • Auction Industry

    Centuries-Old Italian Violins Come to Auction with Skinner

    Leading Skinner’s upcoming Fine Musical Instruments sale are several antique violins made by Italian masters. These include examples from Vincenzo Panormo, Antonio Sgarbi, and a more recent piece from Armando Piccagliani. Bidding for this timed event, which features the collection of Railroad Earth member Andy Goessling, will close on July…

    Centuries-Old Italian Violins Come to Auction with Skinner
  • Auction Preview

    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    The Patek Philippe Nautilus watch was introduced in 1976 and was a creation of designer Gérald Genta. Inspired and named after the submarine from Jules Verne’s novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, the watch has an unusual octagonal bezel that resembles the porthole of a ship. The upcoming auction,…

    Saul Fanfani (Italian 1856-1919) Bust Charme
  • Auction Preview

    Raindrops on Roses

    A highlight of the upcoming Raindrops on Roses auction, presented by The Antique Enamel Company, is a silver-gilt and enamel bird box, stamped “C Bruguier.” A singing bird box is a rectangular-shaped box that contains a miniature automaton bird, activated using a lever. The Swiss Bruguier family was the last of the master mechanicians to craft…

    Bilston Enamel Crouch Dog Bonbonniere
  • Auction Preview

    The July Auction

    The Order of St. Olav is awarded by the King of Norway for outstanding service on behalf of the country. It is the highest civilian honor Norway confers. Available in the July Auction, presented by Eldred's, is an Order of St. Olav medal from the late 19th or early 20th…

    TODD BONITA Massachusetts/New Hampshire, b. 1968
  • Auction Preview

    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

    In the upcoming 20th Century, Modern, & Contemporary Fine Art auction, pieces from Charles Demuth, Marcel Duchamp, Gene Davis, and Andy Warhol will be featured. Demuth was an American painter from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He primarily worked with watercolors, then turned to oils later in his career. He developed a style…

    David Shapiro (1944-2014)- Mudra II