Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare U.S. banknote from the First National Bank of Kingston (Tenn.) that was mixed in with a North Carolina coin collection sold for $2,513 on eBay, in an auction brokered in July by Trader Chris […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An all-original, unrestored production cel and master background from Walt Disney’s 1935 cartoon, Mickey’s Service Station, featuring Mickey Mouse and Goofy, sold for more than $98,000 at an Animation Art Signature Auction held July 1-2 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Reuven Rubin painting, $61,200, Stefek's Auctioneers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Reuven Rubin painting, $61,200, Stefek's Auctioneers

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Reuven Rubin painting, $61,200, Stefek’s Auctioneers Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil painting titled Two Musicians by the Israeli artist Reuven Rubin (1893-1974) sold for $61,200 at a Modern Art & Fine Furniture Auction held May 22 by Stefek’s Auctioneers & Appraisers in Grosse Pointe […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of 1857 Colt Walker Type 3 Dragoons with consecutive serial numbers sold for $54,000 at a Firearms Auction held July 19 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a pair of Colt […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Three rare lounge chairs (two shown), by the New Hope, Pa., artist Paul Evans, on welded and patinated steel frames, sold as single lots for a combined $47,200 at a Fine Antiques & Decorative Arts […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French bisque doll, $36,000, Theriault's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French bisque doll, $36,000, Theriault's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: French bisque doll, $36,000, Theriault’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A French bisque wooden bodied poupee doll, circa 1867, with extensive trousseau and original trunk, sold for $36,000 at an auction titled “As in a Looking Glass” held July 15 in San Antonio, Tex., by Theriault’s, based […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of rare, possibly 19th century Aboriginal Northern Australia shields sold for $23,000 each at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction held July 12-13 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A first baseman’s mitt, used and signed circa 1935 by New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig sold for $287,500 at the 10th annual live auction at T-Mobile Fan Fest, held by Hunt Auctions as part […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Berlin KPM plaque, $36,000, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Berlin KPM plaque, $36,000, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Berlin KPM plaque, $36,000, John Moran Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A visually arresting Berlin KPM plaque featuring The Three Fates sold for $36,000 (a record for this plaque image and size) at a Decorative Arts Auction held June 17 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. […]

Another Action Comics #1 Record?

Another Action Comics #1 Record?

Another Action Comics #1 Record? By J.C. Vaughn Action Comics #1 on eBay? By the time our next issue rolls around, we’ll know the results of one of the more interesting moves in the comic book market in recent years. Darren Adams of Pristine Comics made a big splash when eBay announced that his firm […]