Monthly Archives: January 2013

Top 5 Historical lots sold in 2012 by Heritage range from the dawn of the Universe to the dawn of America

Top 5 Historical lots sold in 2012 by Heritage range from the dawn of the Universe to the dawn of America The last year was an important one for history collectors at Heritage Auctions. Here’s a peek at the top five Historical lots sold in 2012, which range from the dawn of Universe to the […]

Carved limestone fragment, $57,500, Leslie Hindman

Carved limestone fragment, $57,500, Leslie Hindman Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An Egyptian carved limestone fragment from the Ptolemic period (3rd century B.C.) sold for $57,500 at a sale of property from the estate of Kansas City arts patron David A. Stickelber held Nov. 8 by Leslie […]

Ken’s Korner: Armstrong’s Corvette is getting a restoration

Ken’s Korner: Armstrong’s Corvette is getting a restoration News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall The 1967 marina blue Corvette Sting-Ray that once belonged to Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon who died this past August at age 82, has been purchased by a Florida […]

Rhead peacock tile, $637,500, Rago Arts

Rhead peacock tile, $637,500, Rago Arts Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Frederick Hurten Rhead (Am./U.K., 1880-1942) peacock tile panel (University City, Mo.), sold for $637,500 at a 20th/21st Century Design and Arts & Crafts Movement Auction held Oct. 26-28 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in […]

Ken’s Korner: Titanic jewelry being exhibited in 3-city tour

Ken’s Korner: Titanic jewelry being exhibited in 3-city tour News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Dazzling jewelry from the Edwardian Period found in one bag from the recovery of the ocean liner Titanic is being displayed in a three-city exhibition, first in Atlanta and later Orlando and Las […]

Jean de Bologna bronze, $82,950, Clars Auction

Jean de Bologna bronze, $82,950, Clars Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century after bronze sculpture by Jean de (Giovanni da) Bologna (It., 1529-1608), titled The Rape of the Sabine Women, sold for $82,950 at an auction held Nov. 11 by Clars Auction Gallery in […]

Ken’s Korner: Frank Lloyd Wright home will survive

Ken’s Korner: Frank Lloyd Wright home will survive News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A home in Phoenix, Ariz., that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1952 for his son David and daughter-in-law has been spared the wrecking ball. The home’s owner had planned to demolish the […]

Ruth autographed bat, $253,000, Hunt Auctions

Ruth autographed bat, $253,000, Hunt Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An autographed professional model baseball bat signed with a Christmas date 1924 by Babe Ruth sold for $253,000 at the 9th annual Live Auction held by Hunt Auctions at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, Ky. […]

Les Paul Sunburst, $194,500, Heritage

Les Paul Sunburst, $194,500, Heritage Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst left-handed solid body electric guitar, one of only two made that year, sold for $194,500 at a Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction held Oct. 27 by Heritage Auctions […]