Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More

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200 Lots Go Up for Bid on Sunday, October 18

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 2, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present a Seized Property Auction on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Featuring property from Southern California, the sale includes gold and silver coins, noted wines, artworks, signed sports jerseys, jewelry, books, armed service medals, decorative items, and more. In addition, the auction offers coins from a Northern California estate.

The wide range of currency includes a 2017-W $50 burnished gold eagle, Morgan and Peace silver dollars, Australian Victory in the Pacific $15 gold coins, American Eagle gold coins, Lion dollars, a 1999 misprinted one-dollar bill, and limited-edition proof sets. Among the wines are bottles and/or cases of 2012 Silver Oak Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 Château Léoville Barton Bordeaux, 2006 Dom Pérignon Champagne, 2005 Château RauzanSégla Bordeaux Blend, 2015 Château Larcis-Ducasse Bordeaux Blend, and 2010 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge.

There are a variety of artworks – paintings, photographs, lithographs, sculpture, and tribal arts; artists include Jill McVarish, Jackie (Jacquline) Hurlbert and Lou Stoumen (signed). Jewelry offerings feature ladies’ rings with diamonds, men’s wedding rings, and watches from Rolex, Girard-Perregaux and others. Among the sports memorabilia are sports jerseys for hockey players (Pearson, Budaj, Nieuwendyk, Carter, Toffoli), a lot signed by Paul Tagliabue, and a football helmet painted by Peter Max. A lot of five books includes a first edition of In Cold Blood, and an early edition of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 10:30 am PDT; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction is featured live on multiple platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare, iCollector, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). All are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website: www.turnerauctionsonline.com/upcomingauctions/. 2 Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale (see details in the online catalog):

Lot 36: Five Books. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury. Joseph Mugnaini, illustrator. Signed/Limited. Limited Editions Club, 1982. Edition limited to 2,000 copies; this is number 1923. Signed by author and illustrator. Illustrated, with folding color plates. Bound in aluminum housed in a custom matching card slipcase. With LEC newsletter laid in. Light rubbing and scratching to extremities. Slipcase gently rubbed and soiled. Very good. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee. Ninth Impression, 1960. In Cold Blood, first Printing, 1965. First edition of Capote’s landmark true-crime novel. Signed by the author and previous owner, actor Robert Blake. The Worm and the Ring, Anthony Burgess, first edition. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe; illustrations on wood by George Cruikshank, London 1852. Estimate $1,500 – $2,500. (Photo, top left)

Lot 2: Jill McVarish (20th/21st Century). Oil on canvas. Height: 35 inches. Width: 52 inches. Estimate $700 – $900. (Photo, top right)

Lot 18: Peter Max Painted Football Helmet. Estimate $800 – $1,200. (Photo, middle left)

Lot 56: 1.95 Carat Diamond Weight and 10K Gold Weight Ring. Round brilliant-cut diamond measuring approximately 7.5 x 7.5 x 5mm and weighing an estimated 1.95cts, J/K color and I2-I3 clarity; 2.6 grams, size: 5 3/4. Estimate $1,000 – $1,500. (Photo, lower right)

Lot 47: 2015 Château Larcis-Ducasse Bordeaux Blend (12 bottles). Estimate $400 – $700. (Photo, lower left) 3

Lot 50: Signed Sports Jersey, Tanner Pearson, Los Angeles Kings ice hockey player. Estimate $300 – $500. (Photo, left)

Lot 102: Fr. 1925-F $1 1999 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Gem. Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Type II inverted overprint error that displays a slice of the previous note from the sheet along the top edge. Type II inverts came into being with the 1981 Series as the BEP began to trim the selvage paper from the top of the sheet prior to the third printing. Earlier this trimming step was done after all printings were finished. Estimate $300 – $500. (Photo, right)


Lot 96: 2017-W $50 burnished gold eagle 627524. PCGS SP70. Estimate $2,000 – $2,500. (Photo, right, page 1)

Lot 62: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Stainless Wristwatch. Silver dial, date @ 3 o’clock, cyclops lens over dial, Jubilee bracelet, oyster clasp, stick hour markers, stainless fluted bezel, case 36mm. Currently running, not assessed for accuracy. Estimate $1,500 – $2,500. (Photo, left, page 1)



Based in South San Francisco, Turner Auctions + Appraisals was founded by Stephen Turner to expand and complement the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, an auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents online auctions in diverse categories of personal property (www.turnerauctionsonline.com). Among them are Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Toys, Jewelry, Militaria, Ethnic Arts, and others. The company offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers, and collectors. Online auctions are held several times a month. Working with leading live and online auction houses on the West Coast since 1991, Turner is a professional appraiser of personal property and seasoned auctioneer. His areas of expertise include fine art, decorative arts, antiques & residential contents. The company welcomes consignments and appraisals.

For more information about the company, please contact:

Stephen Turner, President, Turner Auctions + Appraisals, 461 Littlefield Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080 415-964-5250 / [email protected] / www.turnerauctionsonline.com

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Jill Turner, Rodin & Shelley Associates / [email protected] / 707-944-2433

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