Category Archives: Gavels n Paddles

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: MAD magazine cover art, $57,242, Hake’s Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: MAD magazine cover art, $57,242, Hake’s Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Original cover art for the September 1968 issue of MAD magazine by Norman Mingo (1896-1980), showing Alfred E. Neuman, the Beatles, Mia Farrow and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, sold for

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lacour’s bitters bottle, $35,650, American Bottle Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lacour’s bitters bottle, $35,650, American Bottle Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Lacour’s early Western bitters bottle, made circa 1866-1875, the earliest variant and in a rare color, sold for $35,650 in a two-part online and catalog auction held Feb.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1937 Bugatti Type 57S car, $7.7 million, RM/Sotheby’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1937 Bugatti Type 57S car, $7.7 million, RM/Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Cabriolet automobile, one of only three examples boasting rare coachworks by Vanvooren of Paris, sped off for $7.7 million at the 19th annual Amelia

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 19th century toy fire pumper, $33,000, Cordier Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th-century toy fire pumper, $33,000, Cordier Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 19th-century tinplate and wood toy fire pumper sold for $33,000 at a Winter Antique & Fine Art Auction held Feb. 11 by Cordier Auctions & Appraisals in Harrisburg,

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Wayne Thiebaud still-life, $78,650, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wayne Thiebaud still-life, $78,650, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A still-life painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920), titled Watermelon Slice (1958), sold for $78,650 at an auction held Feb. 18-19 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: George V casket, $68,750, Bonhams

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An important George V 18kt yellow gold London Freedom Casket by Mappin & Webb, Sheffield, sold for $68,750 at an Elegant Home Auction held Feb. 27-28 y Bonhams in

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Carved minstrel figure, $157,950, Thomaston Place

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Carved minstrel figure, $157,950, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa-1870 American carved polychrome wooden minstrel figure of “Jim Crow” (or “Daddy Rice”) sold for $157,950 at a Winter Feature Sale held Feb. 11-12 by Thomaston Place Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Holland & Holland shotgun, $43,050, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Holland & Holland shotgun, $43,050, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A cased Holland & Holland Royal Grade two-barrel shotgun hit the mark for $43,050 at a Firearms Auction held Feb. 24-26 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany 18kt gold dresser set, $21,250, Rago Arts & Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany & Company 18kt gold dresser set once owned by pop art icon Andy Warhol sold for $21,250 at a Great Estates Auction held March 17-18 by Rago

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig-signed card, $49,450, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig-signed card, $49,450, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1934 Goudey baseball card for Lou Gehrig, signed by the Yankees’ slugger and with a JSA certificate, sold for $49,450 (a record for that year and card) at