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Category: Camera & Electronics

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    Single Owner Large Format Camera Auction

    Joseph Niépce, along with his brother, produced the first positive image from a photographic negative in 1816. The brothers created cameras that could record film in a larger format. This style of photo remained popular throughout the 19th century. Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will present several vintage and large-format camera…

    Agfa Memo 35mm Viewfinder Camera
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    Online Only March Auction

    As a tribute to the British Royal Air Force and its pilots, Rolex released the Air-King wristwatch in 1945. The watch has a 34mm case, one of the largest of the time, earning it the name ‘King.’ Today, the Air-King is one of Rolex’s oldest watch models still in production.…

    Robert Kipniss (American, b.1931) 'Three Trees' Oil on Canvas
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    Spring Discovery Sale, Day 2

    Japanese binoculars represented the cutting-edge of optics during the early 20th century. Many Japanese naval binoculars could absorb more than 980 times more light than the human eye, allowing for visuals up to 20 miles away. A pair of mounted Japanese binoculars issued between 1939 and 1949 will be offered…

    EDISON HOME PHONOGRAPH WITH HORN, CABINET & 80 CYLINDERS
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    Huge! 35mm & Small Format Vintage Camera Auction

    The upcoming auction of vintage cameras, offered by Bruneau and Co. Auctioneers, will feature a Macro-Switar AR 50mm lens, designed for an Alpa mount. Kern, an optical glassmaker, collaborated with Alpa, a Swiss watchmaker, to create this lens. The Macro-Switar was first introduced in 1968, upgrading the original 1951 design.…

    AKA Akarette Viewfinder Camera
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    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
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    Fine & Decorative Art (March 2020)

    Abel Warshawsky is best known for his Impressionist work, often painting the streets of Paris. While his street scenes reflected the contemporary lifestyle, his portraits often conveyed the setting of Old Europe. One of Warshawsky’s original portraits titled Harem Women is highlighted in the upcoming Fine & Decorative Art sale,…

    Giuseppe Armani Figurine 330C Clown
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    February 15th Exceptional Estates Auction

    Peter Max is known for his brightly colored Pop Art paintings, which are often described as psychedelic. Blackwell Auctions showcases paintings by Peter Max in the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction. Highlighted among them is an acrylic painting titled Umbrella Man in Blue III from his Umbrella Man series. The auction…

    KOMAI Kyoto 19C Meiji Censer Inlaid Iron
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    Property from the Estate of Loretta Young Online Only Auction

    In 1947, actress Loretta Young won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in The Farmer's Daughter. "You know up until now... the Academy Awards has been a purely spectator sport for me," Young said in her acceptance speech. "However, tonight I dressed for the stage just in…

    LORETTA YOUNG JEAN LOUIS SILK DRESSING GOWN
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    Fine Art & Antiques Session II

    Alan Bean was the fourth astronaut to walk on the moon on the Apollo 12 mission. He resigned after 18 years as an astronaut to paint the sights he had seen beyond Earth. Painting his experiences on canvas, the artist created textures in his work using lunar tools. In the…

    A PAINTING, Dairy Cows in Pasture with Farmhouse
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    Antiques & Decorative Arts Winter Auction

    Swiss artist Marc Gabriel Charles Gleyre emphasized classical and biblical subjects in his works. Gleyre helped create the juste-milieu compromise style of painting. Additionally, he taught a number of aspiring artists who later became prominent, including Claude Monet. The upcoming Antiques & Decorative Arts Winter Auction offered by Los Angeles…

    The House Of Faberge Swan Lake Imperial Jeweled Musical Gilt Silver Egg
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    Fine Jewelry, Luxury Accessories, Sterling Silver, Coins, Currency & Militia

    The upcoming Fine Jewelry, Luxury Accessories, Sterling Silver, Coins, Currency & Militia auction, presented by Alex Cooper, will offer a GIA certified ring in 18-karat white and rose gold. Featuring a marquise-shaped diamond, the central yellow-green stone is surrounded by a circle of pink and white diamonds.  Established in 1847,…

    A Ladies Jade Ring in 14K Yellow Gold
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    January Fine Art & Antique Auction

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming January Fine Art & Antique Auction features Bohemian and Austrian glass, various etchings and prints, historical telephones, figural lamps from a Long Island collection, and more. The sale will also offer Asian art and antiques, including estate jewelry, sculpture, and Japanese robes. Rising to the…

    FINE 19C German Madonna Della Sedia Porcelain
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    NYC Holiday Estate Auction

    The Spanish artist Joan Miró’s etching and aquatint print, “La Femme Des Sables”, is one of the highlights of the upcoming NYC Holiday Estate auction by Showplace Antique + Design Center. Another featured lot is Pablo Picasso’s still life "Grande Nature Mort au Compotier", which is a black and white…

    Pablo Picasso Still Life B&W Lithograph Mourlot 73
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    Jewelry, Luxury Accessories, Sterling Silver, Coins & Currency

    The saying goes that diamonds are forever. As the hardest crystal known to man, diamonds are regarded for their strength and resilience, as well as their beauty. Diamonds are also a traditional symbol of love and fidelity. The upcoming Jewelry, Luxury Accessories, Sterling Silver, Coins & Currency auction presented by…

    A 5.50 ctw Yellow/White Cushion Cut Diamond Ring
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    Array Of Fineries

    Sampling pieces of fine and decorative art ranging from propaganda posters to jade carvings, Swarovski crystals and beyond, the upcoming October Array of Fineries auction will include over 900 items. Offered by Hill Auction Gallery, this sale will particularly highlight a Western painting from American artist Charlie Dye. This original…

    Andy Warhol Jacqueline Kennedy II AP Screenprint/Auctiondaily