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Category: Men’s Clothing & Accessories

  • Auction Preview

    Rare Buttons From the 19th and 20th Centuries Will Be Showcased in Two-Day Lion and Unicorn Sale

    On the first day of the upcoming Fall Antique Button Collectors Auction, presented by Lion and Unicorn, a set of division three celluloid animals in wood buttons will be available. The set contains six medium-sized wood pieces with assorted animals from the Chinese zodiac in celluloid. Produced in the early…

    A Rare Horse Head Division One Handkerchief Corner Button
  • Auction Industry

    The Long, Strange History of Napoleon Memorabilia at Auction

    Hat worn by Napoleon during campaign in Poland. Image from Sotheby’s. Few figures' successes and failures are under more constant review than those of Napoleon Bonaparte. His reign as Emperor of the French saw the building of one of the most ambitious empires in world history and the spread of…

    The Long, Strange History of Napoleon Memorabilia at Auction1
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    A Night at the Auction: Groucho Marx’s Glasses, Topcoat and Letters to His Daughter Headline July Event

    Heritage Auctions’ all-star entertainment sale also features comedian’s beloved humidor and a trove of rare Marx Brothers photographs A Night at the Auction: Groucho Marx’s Glasses, Topcoat and Letters to His Daughter Headline July Event DALLAS, Texas (June 28, 2021)  – The secret word is Groucho. This is no joke; no monkey…

    A Night at the Auction Groucho Marxs Glasses Topcoat and Letters to His Daughter Headline July Event
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    This Year’s Brian Lebel’s Cody Old West Show Will Be Held June 25th-27th At The Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico

    The show will be jam-packed with Western fine art, collectibles, apparel, home decor, jewelry, antique firearms, Native American artifacts, cowboy trappings, horse gear, boots, hats, more Western antiques and collectibles are always popular. SANTA FE, N.M. – Veteran collectors of Western and Native American memorabilia, or anyone considering dipping their toes…

    This Years Brian Lebels Cody Old West Show Will Be Held June 25th-27th At The Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Auction Industry

    David Bowie's suit takes the spotlight at auction

    An Issey Miyake two piece suit. HELE.- A suit once owned by celebrated singer David Bowie is one of the more star-studded items on offer in a sale of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables at Auction Antiques on 25th March 2021. The suit is being sold by Jayce Lewis, a musician and lifelong…

    David Bowies suit takes the spotlight at auction
  • Auction Industry

    Soviet spy gadgets to go under hammer in Beverly Hills

    A Soviet WW2 era Officers Belt and Buckle is displayed during an auction preview for "The Cold War Relics Auction - Featuring the KGB Espionage Museum Collection" at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California on February 8, 2021. Measuring 45 1/2 inches, the belt and buckle are estimated at $100-200.…

    Soviet spy gadgets to go under hammer in Beverly Hills
  • Auction Industry

    KGB Artifacts Come to Auction, Raising Intrigue and Concerns

    The Soviet Union's security committee, the KGB, operated under a thick veil of secrecy. Decades after the Soviet Union's fall, many still find themselves curious about the KGB's tactics and the technology they employed. That includes the father-daughter team Julius Urbaitis and Agne Urbaityte, who curated what they believe to…

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    Artifacts From The Production Archives of Hollywood Will Be Sold by Julien's Auctions

    Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery was the first to portray James Bond in the eponymous movies. He used a Walther PP handgun in the debut Bond film, Dr. No (1962). The silhouette of the weapon went on to become associated with the iconic character. The upcoming Icons & Idols Trilogy:…

  • Auction Industry

    “The Last Car to Safely Transport President Kennedy” Comes to Auction

    The 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy left an indelible mark on American culture and history. Within days of his death, his assassin was dead, the United States had a new president, and the conspiracy theories had begun. A relic from the morning of Kennedy’s death highlights Bonhams’ upcoming…

    The Last Car to Safely Transport President Kennedy Comes to Auction1
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    Buttons of Distinction Auction

    Buttons, likely created between the 27th and 25th centuries BCE, are small disks that help secure clothing in place. Often overlooked, buttons have both functional and decorative purposes and can add to the value of the clothing item. Although mostly circular, they come in a variety of shapes and sizes.…

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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
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    Summer Jewels and Watches

    British jewelry designer Laurence Graff founded his eponymous jewelry house in 1960 in London. The company has since discovered, polished, and set several notable diamonds in history. Describing his affinity for diamonds, Graff reflects: “My love affair with diamonds is life-long.” Several pieces from Graff will be on display in…

    Marguerite Stix, Opal, emerald, and diamond shell brooch
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    The Miami Fashionista

    One of the leading lots at the upcoming Miami Fashionista auction, presented by Hill Auction Gallery, is a Chanel black lambskin leather "Executive" shopper tote bag. It features gold-tone hardware, protective feet, interior black lining, and one detachable makeup satchel. Another highlight is a pair of Emilio Pucci rayon bell-bottom…

    Prada Mini Maroon Silk Vintage Evening Bag Purse
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    Post War + Contemporary Art

    In an interview with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, contemporary artist Deborah Butterfield connected her work with her passion for karate and horseback riding: “Each day, whether it’s in the studio or with your horse or in the dojo, you hope that you come to some point of harmony and…

    Julian Stanczak Conservative Green- Minus
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    Summer Fashion and Accessories

    Established in 1973, Comme des Garçons is a Japanese fashion brand founded by Rei Kawakubo in Tokyo and Place Vendôme in Paris. The name of the label was inspired by Françoise Hardy's song “Tous les Garçons et les Filles.” One of the key lots featured in the upcoming Summer Fashion and Accessories auction,…

    Hermes Natural Sable Clemence Birkin Handbag, 2008
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    Icons & Idols: Music Icons

    Just months before his death, Kurt Cobain appeared on the now-famous MTV Unplugged performance of 1993. Cobain performed eight original Nirvana songs and six additional covers before a live audience. The show was alternately called his greatest work and “his last self-portrait.” Appearing in the upcoming Icons & Idols sale,…

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    Fashion Vintage

    Specializing in lifestyle products and leather, Hermès named its famous Birkin handbag after the English actress Jane Birkin. She met Jean-Louis Dumas, the son of Robert Dumas-Hermès, in a coincidental encounter. After she complained to him about how inadequate her bag was for daily use, Dumas invited her to France and…

    Fendi - Baguette bag
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    Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale

    The upcoming Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale will offer a selection of luxury goods from brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and more. Chanel is a French company that creates high fashion garments and accessories for both men and women. Featured in this Abington Auction Gallery, Inc. sale…

    Hermes Peach Passiflores Silk Scarf 90cm
  • Auction Result

    Two Auctions from Stair Galleries Prove Continued Demand for Mario Buatta Collection

    Mario Buatta in a room he decorated. Photo by Ted Harden and Courtesy Rizzoli. The first antique Mario Buatta acquired cost him $12, an 18th-century lap desk he bought at the age of 11. His father made sure the piece was fumigated before it entered the family home. "[Collecting] relates…

    Two Auctions from Stair Galleries Prove Continued Demand for Mario Buatta Collection 1 (1)
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    NHADA Dealers Relief Auction

    The blankets and rugs woven by the Navajo people of the Four Corners region of the United States are particularly known for their quality standards. Legend states that the ‘Spider-woman,’ a deity worshipped by the Navajo people, was the one who taught them how to weave. The Pueblo Indians, who…

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