Monthly Archives: February 2015

Washington Antiquarian Book Fair Returns for its 40th Year Bringing Together Rare Books and Bibliophiles

WASHINGTON – It’s time to put down your e-readers and experience a bit of history! Have you ever seen a $30,000 book? Or a book that is hundreds of years old?  Now is your chance when the 40th annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the nation’s capital from March 6-7, 2015. The Washington Antiquarian […]

Turn-of-the-Century Tiffany Studios Lighting as well as Stunning Bronzes & Artwork to Highlight Fontaine’s February 28th Sale

PITTSFIELD, MA…. Several stunning early 20th century lighting pieces from Tiffany Studios (including a Tulip table lamp and a Moorish-style hall lantern) and a pair of bronze figural works (one signed Dimitri Chiparus, the other Vassili Grachev), are expected top lots at a cataloged auction planned for Saturday, Feb. 28th, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, at […]

Journal of Antiques & Collectibles Launches New Guide To Brimfield Web Site

Sturbridge, MA The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles, a monthly, nationwide magazine for buyers, sellers, collectors and enthusiasts, has launched a new web site to support and promote the Brimfield Antique & Collectibles Shows that take place annually in May, July, and September in Brimfield, Massachusetts. GuidetoBrimfield.com, launched in February, provides news and information from […]

High Grade National Chicle Football Set Headlines Million Dollar Memory Lane Auction

February 22, 2015, TUSTIN, CA – Over $1 million worth of vintage and rare sports cards and sports memorabilia is up for grabs as Memory Lane opens its first I Own It Now catalog of 2015 Monday, February 23 at 12 p.m. Eastern time.  In all, 526 lots have been consigned to the sale, highlighted by […]

Heritage Auction Brings in over $1.1M for Ali/Liston Gloves & Rare Shoeless Joe Jackson Photo

NEW YORK (AP) – The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine – won by Ali with […]

What's Selling on eBay: February 2015

What's Selling on eBay - February 2015

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,650 (37 bids): Big Red Kugel, Grape Shape. Very good condition, commensurate to age. No damage at all. Gilded metal natural patina. One bottom side lost mercury. DBA: The word kugel originally meant ball in German. The name today refers to a Christmas ornament. The early ones were made […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ward Brothers pintails, $105,000, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ward Brothers pintails, $105,000, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Ward Brothers pintails, $105,000, Guyette & Deeter Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of circa-1932 pintail decoys by the Ward Brothers sold for $105,000 at a Fall Decoy Auction held Nov. 12-13 by Guyette & Deeter, Inc. (based in St. Michaels, Md.) at the Talbot County […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Three monumental sculptures by Harry Bertoia (including the one in the middle, which sold for $48,800) were a huge hit at a Modern Art, Decorative Art & Sculpture Auction held Nov. 1 by Palm Beach […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winchester Model 1873, $149,500, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winchester Model 1873, $149,500, Rock Island

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Winchester Model 1873, $149,500, Rock Island Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A deluxe, special order Winchester Third Model 1873 rifle with fine case sold for $149,500 at a Premiere Auction held Dec. 6-7 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Colt Pythons Silver […]