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Tag: Morphy Auctions

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    Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron

    Morphy Auctions will present the upcoming Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron auction, offering over 1,200 lots over two days. A key piece on the first day is a Felix the Cat platform toy from 1926. The character, first created by Otto Messmer during the silent film era, made his…

    Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron
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    The Susquehanna Collection

    Situated in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic region of the United States, the Susquehanna River is one of the oldest running rivers in the world. It is home to the Lenape, the Indigenous people of the Northeastern woodlands. A turning point in the history of the Susquehanna came when William Penn brought the first…

    PORTRAIT OF NATHANIEL HENCHMAN BY JOHN SMIBERT
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    Fine & Decorative Arts

    Abraham-Louis Breguet’s watches helped develop original movements in watchmaking, with lever and cylinder escapements. When Breguet died in 1823, he was regarded as a man who revolutionized the technicalities of timekeeping. The upcoming Fine & Decorative Arts auction presented by Morphy Auctions will offer one of Breguet’s modern tourbillon watches.…

    RARE TIFFANY STUDIOS FLORAL STALACTITE SHADE WITH MOUNT.
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    Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria

    A selection of vintage military swords is featured in the upcoming Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria auction offered by Morphy Auctions. One sword available in the sale is a saber used in 1939 for the establishment of the small, elite organization known as the Topographical Engineers. The saber is a…

    IMPERIAL GERMAN WUERTTEMBERG GENERALMAJOR DRESS TUNIC.
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    The John & Charlotte Yarbrough Coca-Cola Collection

    Coca-Cola has been a household name since the 19th century. Originally, it was intended as a medicinal drink during prohibition where it was sold for 5¢ a bottle. Coca-Cola’s first outdoor wall advertisement was painted in 1894 in Georgia. The longest commercial Coca-Cola soda fountain was also in Georgia, at…

    The John & Charlotte Yarbrough Coca-Cola Collection
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    Automobilia & Petroliana

    Automobilia is a historic collectible linked to motor cars, motor racing, and motorsport personalities. Morphy Auctions’ Automobilia & Petroliana auction offers all of this and more. Featured is an outstanding porcelain Bengal Pep & Power Gasoline sign complete with the Bengal tiger motif. This sign is one of the rarest…

    Automobilia & Petroliana
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    Field & Range Firearms

    The Field & Range Firearms Auction, offered by Morphy Auctons, is a large sale made up primarily of antique and rare guns. One item creating early interest (and that has already been bid beyond its upper estimate) is a boxed Colt custom revolver. This special Colt features a nickel finish,…

    Morphy Auctions.
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    Fine & Decorative Arts, Day 2

    The second day of the Fine & Decorative Arts auction offered by Morphy Auctions features an extensive collection of art pieces, as well as furniture, jewelry, and collectibles. A wide range of lots are available with starting bids ranging from $50 up to $20,000, showing a diverse variety. Key lots…

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    In a Stunning Move, Morphy Auctions Merges with James D. Julia, Inc.

    Effective December 14th, 2017, Dan Morphy of Morphy Auctions, proudly announced that he has successfully merged with the renowned international auction company of James D. Julia, Inc., which will become a division of Morphy Auctions. Morphy Auctions and James D. Julia, Inc. share a common purpose of delighting collectors worldwide…