11 Press Releases

Tag: Thomas Edison

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Holabird Western Americana Collections Will Kick Off 2021 With A Sweetheart Express Auction, Feb. 11-15, Online And Live In Reno, Nev.

    Headlining the auction are two major collections: Gary Nelson (railroadiana) and Stewart “Scotty” MacKenzie (Montana mining). Nearly 4,000 premier lots will come up for bid. Important discovery gold ingot from the Vulture Gold Mine near Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, circa 1911-14, weighing 391.17 grams, 825 fine gold, with a report copy…

    Holabird Western Americana Collections Will Kick Off 2021 With A Sweetheart Express Auction, Feb. 11-15, Online And Live In Reno, Nev.
  • Auction Industry

    Know Before You Bid: The Annual New Year's Day Sale From Nadeau’s Auction Gallery

    Busts of Tunisian Man and Woman by Leopold Bracony. Photo from Nadeau’s Auction Gallery. The Annual New Year's Day sale from Nadeau’s Auction Gallery offers over 700 lots of museum-quality merchandise. We spoke with Edwin J. Nadeau, Jr., President of Nadeau’s Auction Gallery, to learn more about this celebratory sale,…

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  • Auction Industry

    Holabird Western Americana Collections will hold a five-day Holiday Auction, Dec. 17-21, online and live in Reno, Nev.

    The auction is packed with hundreds of lots of mining collectibles, philatelic material, Americana and more, and features a number of important collections. Stock certificate for the Edison Storage Battery Co. (West Orange, N.J.), issued for one share to Thomas Edison as company president, dated Nov. 30, 1920, signed twice…

    Holabird Western Americana Collections will hold a five-day Holiday Auction, Dec. 17-21, online and live in Reno, Nev.
  • Auction Industry

    Preston Evans has a colossal four-day auction event planned for Sept. 4-7 at the Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga.

    Offered will be toys, Popeye collectibles, advertising, movie posters, petroliana, jukeboxes, arcade games, slots, magic memorabilia, Coca-Cola items, more. Items belonging to Preston Evans’s longtime friend Buddy Austin, recently deceased, will be sold, to include his beloved 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air and a collection of vintage motorcycles. BYRON, GEORGIA, UNITED…

    Preston Evans has a colossal four-day auction event planned for Sept. 4-7 at the Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga.
  • Auction Preview

    Rare Autograph Auction Featuring Edison's Patent

    One Of A Kind Collectibles presents a selection of patents, photographs, and documents in the upcoming Rare Autograph Auction. Particularly highlighted is a collection of 37 original British patent letters related to Edison’s invention of the light bulb and incandescent lighting. The auction house notes, “This important British collection has the…

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  • Auction Industry

    Important Edison patent archive will be auctioned online, May 14th

    Important collection of 37 original British patent letters pertaining to Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb and the birth of incandescent lighting, dating from 1878 to 1884 (MB: $10,000). CORAL GABLES, FLA.- An important collection of 37 original British patent letters pertaining to Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb…

    Important Edison patent archive will be auctioned online, May 14th
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    Bob Dylan, Sir Isaac Newton and George Washington will all appear in University Archives' May 6th Internet-Only Auction

    The auction is packed with rare books, manuscripts, relics and more, many of them signed by history’s brightest luminaries. Start time is 10:30 am Eastern. WESTPORT, CT, UNITED STATES, April 21, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Bob Dylan’s handwritten and signed lyrics to the classic rock song Like a Rolling Stone, a superb document…

    Bob Dylan, Isaac Newton and George Washington are all in University Archives' May 6th online auction
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    Autograph Seeker: The Estate of Gary Combs

    Gary Combs, a Manhattan autograph dealer known for finding manuscripts, documents, and letters for several prominent collectors, started his career in the mid-1970s as a salesman. When his store closed in the late 1980s, Combs bought several autographed items and opened a specialized company. The upcoming auction, presented by Doyle, will…

    PORTER, COLE Inscribed photograph.
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    ManCave Auction

    The upcoming ManCave Auction, offered by Lewis & Maese Antiques Auction, includes more than 150 guns and firearms, along with a selection of antique furniture, fine art, and jewelry. Among the available items is a pair of Rosenut Nautilus 803 floor speakers from Bowers & Wilkins. The company, founded by…

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    Fine Art & Antiques

    Louis Comfort Tiffany created Tiffany Studios particularly to expand the use of iridescent glass in lamps and windows. It was during this time that Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb inspired Tiffany to focus on home interiors. The upcoming auction, offered by Cottone Auctions, presents several examples of Tiffany’s…

    French Giltwood Over-Mantle Mirror
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    The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer, Part III

    The third part of the Collection of Victor Niederhoffer, presented in the upcoming Freeman’s auction, features books and letters of historical significance. One of the highlights of the sale is a four-volume first edition of The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, edited by his second wife and fellow writer…

    The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley