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Tag: Polaroid

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    Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments

    In the upcoming Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction, a 1968 Rolex Daytona “Exotic” dial wristwatch can be found. This watch is nicknamed the “Paul Newman Rolex” after the actor’s wife bought him one as a gift. Purchased in 1970 or 1971, this watch has remained in the estate of…

    Triple Calendar Paperweight Clock
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    BH 69: Exciting Photographs - History and Art

    Daguerreotypes, made using the first commercial photographic process to be developed, were invented by Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (1787–1851). Each daguerreotype shows a detailed and sharp image on a silvered copper plate. Though daguerreotypes became extremely popular around the 1840s, they were very expensive; only the wealthy could afford to…

    Children Playing in a Schoolyard in Late Fall or Winter, ¼ plate daguerreotype
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    Art + Design

    The meticulously curated auction Art + Design by Wright features a collection of modern furniture and contemporary art that is both witty and bold.  The museum-quality compilation blends humor with designs that defy convention, with each piece chosen for its earned importance in the art community. Chairs and lamps are…