Monthly Archives: October 2012

Antique vending machine – $28,200 – Morphy's Auctions

Antique vending machine, $28,200, Morphy's Auctions

Antique vending machine, $28,200, Morphy’s Auctions An antique Stollwerck and Chiclets porcelain and wood back vending machine, designed to dispense both chocolate candy and chewing gum, sold for $28,200 at a sale of Antique Advertising and Mechanical Music held August 10-11 by Morphy’s Auctions in Denver, PA. Also, an antique occupational shaving mug with an […]

Britains Air Corps set, $5,860, Old Toy Soldiers

Britains Air Corps set, $5,860, Old Toy Soldiers

Britains Air Corps set, $5,860, Old Toy Soldiers A Britains 16-piece U.S. Army Air Corps toy soldier set (#1905, 1940-1941 issue only) sold for $5,860 at an auction held June 2-3 by Old Toy Soldier Auctions in Pittsburgh, PA. Also, a Britains #1873 non-cataloged set from the Historical Series, made exclusively for FAO Schwarz and […]

Ken's Korner – Rare MLK audio tape found in man’s attic

Martin Luther King, Jr. - Rare Audio Tape Found in Man's Attic

Rare MLK audio tape found in man’s attic Rare MLK audio tape found in man’s attic. A rare reel-to-reel audio tape of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from an interview he gave to a Chattanooga insurance salesman, has been found by the man’s son in the attic of his father’s home. Stephon […]

Pair of Kangxi chargers – $274,500 – Cowan's Auctions

Pair of Kangxi Chargers - $274,500 at Cowan's Auctions

Pair of Kangxi chargers – $274,500 – Cowan’s Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles / Sept. 2012 Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of important Kangxi chargers sold for $274,500 at an Asian Art Auction held July 27 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, OH. Also, a Ming period bronze Guanyin hammered […]