7 Press Releases

Tag: medals

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    The July Auction

    The Order of St. Olav is awarded by the King of Norway for outstanding service on behalf of the country. It is the highest civilian honor Norway confers. Available in the July Auction, presented by Eldred's, is an Order of St. Olav medal from the late 19th or early 20th…

    TODD BONITA Massachusetts/New Hampshire, b. 1968
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    Jewelry Week / Jewels - Session 4

    Born to a shoemaker family, self-taught Italian sculptor Giacomo Manzù adhered to three principle motifs: religious iconography, life-size nudes, and the painter with his model. He was one of the leading 20th-century sculptors of religious statues. Among his best-known works are his relief panels for European churches, including the Porta…

    A 18K white gold and diamond ring
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    Auction of Books and Documents Pertaining to the Wars of Intervention in Mexico

    The upcoming Auction of Books and Documents Pertaining to the Wars of Intervention in Mexico will be offered by Morton Subastas. One example of the books on offer is The War Between the United States and Mexico: Illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts, by Carl Nebel. Though…

    Raousset-Boulbon, Gaston Raoulx - Lachapelle, Alfred de. L'Expédition de la Sonore. Paris, 1859. Sheet and folded map
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    Fine and Decorative Arts

    The upcoming Fine and Decorative Arts auction, offered by Dirk Soulis Auctions, presents the work of over 50 years of collection. A single owner gathered the available lots from local areas such as Kansas City and St. Joseph, as well as overseas while working in China. One of the available…

    A PAIR OF LARGE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES
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    Coins Signature Auction

    In the upcoming Coins Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, a 1907 $20 high relief coin will be on offer, the result of Augustus Saint-Gaudens and President Theodore Roosevelt’s shared pet project. They planned to make a coin reminiscent of those created in Hellenistic Greece. After Saint-Gaudens’s death, Roosevelt pressured…

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS68 NGC
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    Firearms, Militaria & Sporting

    The Firearms, Militaria & Sporting auction, offered by Pook & Pook, Inc., is a sale of antique firearms, swords, military hats, ephemera, and modern weapons. Among the firearms available in this collection is a Japanese Parker by Winchester, which is a contemporary double barrel, 12 gauge shotgun with a walnut…

    French model 1777 Maubeuge flintlock pistol
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    US Coins Signature Auction

    The U.S. Coins Auction by Heritage consists of a large sampling of collectible U.S. rarities from across the minted spectrum. One controversial example is the 1776 Continental dollar. The origin and purpose of the 1776 dollar are in dispute despite historical documents referencing the dollar from more than 235 years…

    1864 1C Copper-Nickel MS66+ PCGS.