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Category: Science & Technology

  • Auction Result

    Miller & Miller's May 9th auction featured everything from antique sewing machines to car hood ornaments

    NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – An exceedingly rare Dominion Cartridge Company ammunition board, produced in Canada in the 1930s, sold for $4,500, and antique and vintage sewing machines from the world-class collection of Carl Koenig brought nice high prices in an online Signs, Toys & Historic Objects auction held May…

    Miller & Miller's May 9th auction featured everything from antique sewing machines to car hood ornaments
  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby's to hold vintage barware auction commemorating the 100th anniversary of Prohibition

    James Dixon & Sons Binocular Double Spirit Flask. James Dixon & Sons. Aluminum and leather covered, circa 1930s. Estimate $800/1,200. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby’s will present 100 Years – Prohibition in America, an online auction celebrating the beauty, ingenuity and design of barware and fine silver that was inspired both practically and…

    Sotheby's to hold vintage barware auction commemorating the 100th anniversary of Prohibition
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    Coin-Op & Advertising

    Violano-Virtuoso is a coin-operated and self-playing violin and key-less piano, made by Mills Novelty Company. In the upcoming Coin-Op and Advertising Auction, Morphy Auctions displays an example of a bow-front Violano-Virtuoso. This instrument was fully repaired by Robert Loeffler and is made of oak with tiger striping on its cabinet.…

    RED AND ORANGE PENNY CATCH HEAD.
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    Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments

    In the upcoming Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction, a 1968 Rolex Daytona “Exotic” dial wristwatch can be found. This watch is nicknamed the “Paul Newman Rolex” after the actor’s wife bought him one as a gift. Purchased in 1970 or 1971, this watch has remained in the estate of…

    Triple Calendar Paperweight Clock
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    Comics, Comic Art, Sports Memorabilia, Animation Art & Disney Collectibles

    For several decades, Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip appeared in the Sunday newspapers. Born on November 26, 1922, the cartoonist was noted for his observational skills and ability to connect with his audience. The first Peanuts strip appeared on October 2, 1950, and ran until 1999, when the artist announced…

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1, CBCS 4.0
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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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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    The Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, features pieces ranging from armoires to ethnographic art. Among the key lots is a Pennsylvania hard pine schrank. Popular in the 18th century, schranks were a type of armoire that typically held clothing and bedroom linens. One of their…

    Large chalkware stag
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    Important Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary Art

    August Sander's Citizens of the Twentieth Century photography series captured individuals from different social classes and all walks of life. Sander gave particular focus to the social status of his subjects, making his images a significant record of German life between 1911 and 1933. The conceptual basis of his project…

    Hiroshi Sugimoto Seascapes Photograph Mirtoan Se
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces
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    Country Americana

    Canton porcelain has been exported to the West since the 1600s. Toward the end of the 18th century, Canton porcelain decorated the homes of many wealthy Americans. The blue and white pieces are known to have decorated the tables of Martha and George Washington. The upcoming Country Americana Auction, presented…

    Country Americana
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    Morton Weekly

    Morton Subastas will offer the upcoming Morton Weekly auction, set to feature a selection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and more. Serio Hernández’s Turquoise Eye sculpture is particularly highlighted. This bronze piece resembles a standing figure holding an eye. Hernández got his start in the 1960s working for the Los Angeles-based…

    Victoria Vicky Montesinos. Lady with a hat. Lithography with metallic sheet and oil on paper
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    Nature & Science Signature Auction - Dallas

    In 1971, Miner Elvis "Buzz" Gray discovered a crystalized gold on quartz specimen from California’s Red Bank Mine. The piece would eventually be acquired by Gray’s business partner, William “Bill” Forest, who nicknamed the piece the “Dancing Ladies.” This specimen is among the featured lots in the upcoming Nature &…

    Crystallized Gold. Eagle's Nest Mine (Mystery Wind Mine).
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    Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery – Day 1

    The first day of the upcoming Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry auction, presented by Elstob & Elstob Auctioneers, offers a selection of decorative art, Asian works of art, jewelry, and more.  Showcased in the auction is a pair of Chinese gold dragon bangles that come in a Tiffany & Co.…

    A CARTIER LAPIS LAZULI AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SUNBURST DESK CLOCK
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    Joshua Kodner Fine Art

    Frederick Childe Hassam was a leading figure behind The Ten, a group that helped establish the American Impressionist movement in the early 20th century. Hassam’s works documented his travels to various cities and rural areas around the globe. Whether executed in watercolor, oil, or pastel, Hassam focused on the scenic…

    Childe Hassam (AMERICAN, 1859–1935)
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    Civil War, Shaving Mugs, Advertising, Clocks, Coin-Op, Etc

    This February, Weiss Auctions will offer items ranging from toys to antique guns in the upcoming Civil War, Shaving Mugs, Advertising, Clocks, and Coin-Op auction. One of the highlighted lots represents the French Louis XVI style of clocks from 1880. With a cupid pointing its arrow at the hour and…

    Occupational Shaving Mug,
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    Estate Jewelry, Coins & Collectibles

    Brazilian artist and photographer Vik Muniz began as a sculptor but is better known for his photography. Muniz creates artworks inspired by classical paintings and photographs them. One of the highlights of the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Coins & Collectibles auction, presented by Kodner Galleries, is a 2009 silver gelatin print…

    Vik Muniz, Brazilian (1961-)
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    Winter Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

    Marc Chagall was best known for his use of color and dream-like imagery, which anticipated Surrealism. His works drew heavily on early 20th-century avant-garde movements such as Fauvism and Cubism. A gouache-on-paper piece by Chagall is among the highlighted lots in the upcoming Winter Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, presented…

    Nova 18k 2.38 CTW Diamond Bypass Ring
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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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    Palm Beach Socialite

    Hill Auction Gallery will present a selection of fine art, decorative art, furniture, and antiques in the upcoming Palm Beach Socialite sale. An oil painting from Paul Jenkins will be particularly highlighted. An Abstract Expressionist, Jenkins discovered the effects of staining a canvas as opposed to painting it during a stay…

    Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 5 Mens Blue Date Watch