Monthly Archives: March 2015

Publisher's Corner: April 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Living & Working in the Field of Dreams Living in Sturbridge now and publishing this magazine, talk of the Brimfield antique shows surrounds me. For locals it is a love-hate relationship similar to what I experienced living in the Berkshires and owning an inn in an area famous for “Tanglewood,” the summer home of the […]

Heritage Auctions’ April 8-9 Rare Books Signature® Auction

NEW YORK – From the dawn of printing to the edges of the universe, Heritage Auctions’ April 8-9 Rare Books Signature® Auction runs the gamut. The auction will take place, 301 Park Ave, Duke of Windsor Suite, 4th floor. The bookends of the auction take the form of the amazing Charlotte Guillard Collection from the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1490 edition, Aesop's Fables, $24,780, Michaan's Auctions

Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A circa 1490 edition of the book Aesop’s Fables, one of the first of 25 editions, sold for $24,780 at a Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Asian Art & Jewelry Auction held Feb. 7 by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, Calif. Also, a mid-15th century astronomical medical […]

Showtime Auction Services to Auction Two Single-owner Lifetime Collections

ANN ARBOR, Mich… An outstanding pair of single-owner lifetime collections –  one from Hal and Terri Boggess, the other from Mart and Kitty James – will be auctioned without reserve the weekend of Apr. 10-12 by Showtime Auction Services at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor/Saline Rd. in Ann Arbor. Other collections will […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey, $169,400, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey, $169,400, Goldin Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey, $169,400, Goldin Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A jersey worn during the 1942 baseball season by New York Yankee great Joe DiMaggio sold for $169,400 at a Winter Auction held Feb. 7 by Goldin Auctions in West Berlin, N.J. Also, a 1920 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Toulouse-Lautrec litho, $60,000, Auctionata

An 1893 lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec titled Jane Avril sold for $60,000

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Toulouse-Lautrec litho, $60,000, Auctionata Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An 1893 lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec titled Jane Avril sold for $60,000 at a Modern Masters Auction held Jan. 22 by Auctionata in New York City. Also, a lithograph by Pierre-Auguste Renoir titled Enfants Jouant a la […]

Marilyn Monroe Photographs from "The Last Sitting" Bring $80,000 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – A private collection of rare photographs of starlet Marilyn Monroe, taken by Bert Stern during his Last Sitting session in 1962 just weeks before her death, exceeded all expectations to bring a combined $80,000 at Heritage Auctions. The March 15 auction realized $137,519 and included a range of images – from early, wide-eyed […]

Jim Bowie signed note tops $587,000 Texana offering at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – An extraordinarily rare promissory note drafted and signed by Jim Bowie sold for $62,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ annual Texana Grand Format Auction March 14 in Dallas. The auction realized $587,701 as nearly 400 bidders vied to own rare signed documents, letters and maps relating to the history of The Lone Star State. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1891 Coca-Cola calendar, $150,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1891 Coca-Cola calendar, $150,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1891 Coca-Cola calendar,  $150,000, Morphy Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An 1891 Coca-Cola calendar in near-mint condition, one of only two known and the only one of its particular type, sold for $150,000 at an Antique Advertising & Fine & Decorative Arts Auction held Dec. 5-7 […]

Fontaine's Cataloged Antique Auction Scheduled for Saturday, March 28th

Pittsfield, MA….Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will be folding a Catalog Antique Auction on Saturday, March 28, 2015 of over 400 lots including Rosewood Rococo, Renaissance Revival, Figural Carved, Period Empire, & Turn of Century Oak Furniture by John H. Belter, J & J.W. Meeks, Thomas Brooks, R.J. Horner, Pottier & Stymus, John Jelliff, The Wooton Desk Co., […]