3 Press Releases

Tag: European History

  • Auction Preview

    The Scottsdale Auction

    The 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet Décapotable, available in the upcoming Scottsdale Auction presented by Bonhams, was originally shipped to France in pieces. As tensions grew between France and the Mussolini dictatorship in Italy, companies needed to find inventive ways to transport goods without steep taxation. These included bringing…

    1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet
  • Auction Preview

    Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas

    "Yesterday, December 7, 1941–a date which will live in infamy," began President Franklin D. Roosevelt's  to Congress, "-the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” Roosevelt's statement, one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, is regarded as…

    Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
  • Auction Preview

    A Mystic Collection: Early Books

    Skinner’s latest auction offers 230 lots of early manuscripts with significance to art, religion, philosophy, literature, and other disciplines. Among the lots with the highest estimated value is a copy of the Bible in Latin from 1479. Printed by notable German publisher Anton Koberger, this Bible features gothic type, accented…