Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pooh illustration: $471,750, Sotheby's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pooh illustration: $471,750, Sotheby's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pooh illustration: $471,750, Sotheby’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall E. H. Shepard’s original ink drawing of Christopher Robin, Piglet and Pooh on the famous “Poohsticks” bridge from the book Winnie the Pooh sold for $471,750 at an auction held Dec. 9 by Sotheby’s in London, England. It […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A three-page letter handwritten by Titanic survivor Lady Duff-Gordon, dated May 27, 1912, penned on her personal stationery and signed “Lucy Duff Gordon,” sold for $11,875 at an auction held Jan. 22 by RR Auction, based […]

Guilford Antiques Show, March 14 & 15

Rhinebeck, NY… The Hyland House Museum and Barn Star Productions will be presenting the 46th Annual Guilford Antiques Show in Guilford, CT, March 14 (10am – 5pm) and 15 (11am – 4pm), 2015. This popular and diverse show located at the Elisabeth Adams School, 233 Church Street, will feature 39 exhibitors in room setting booths […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1902 Marklin locomotive: $121,000, Noel Barrett

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1902 Marklin locomotive: $121,000, Noel Barrett

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1902 Marklin locomotive: $121,000, Noel Barrett Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Marklin locomotive with tender and two cars produced in 1902 to replicate the high-speed Stephenson’s Rocket (in service from 1829-1840) sold for $121,000 at an Antique Auction held Dec. 5-6 by Noel Barrett in New […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of Tiffany silver vases: $33,600, Nadeau's Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of Tiffany silver vases: $33,600, Nadeau’s Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and monumental pair of Tiffany & Company silver vases, 23 inches tall and Art Nouveau repousse, sold for $33,600 at a New Year’s Day Auction held Jan. 1 by Nadeau’s Auction Gallery […]

Whats Selling on eBay: March 2015

Deborah Abernethy

By Deborah Abernethy  $2,550 (150 bids): John F. Kennedy Antique Painted Armoire. John F. Kennedy antique painted Swiss armoire having an architectural molded cornice with canted front corners above a frieze centered by the painted date “1853”, the lower cabinet of conforming shape, centered by a full paneled cupboard door opening to a fitted interior. […]

Casper Gets Friends, Batman Lines Up Records, LucasArts Remembered

Casper Gets Friends, Batman Lines Up Records, LucasArts Remembered By J.C. Vaughn Harvey Comics Get Two Chances to Shine In a pop culture world in which the superheroes seem to get all the press, it’s sometimes easy – though never proper – to overlook the timeless characters of Harvey Comics such as Baby Huey, Casper […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: WWII Purple Heart: $5,100, Mohawk Arms

Gavels 'n' Paddles: WWII Purple Heart: $5,100, Mohawk Arms

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: WWII Purple Heart: $5,100, Mohawk Arms Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall The Purple Heart awarded to U.S. Cpl. Joseph E. Oleskiewicz, one of the “Filthy Thirteen” dropped into Normandy, France on June 6, 1944 during World War II, sold for $5,100 at Auction #72, an internet and […]

32nd Annual Antique Photo & Postcard Shows Collaborates with Quinn’s Auction Galleries

ARLINGTON, VA… A second consecutive year collaboration was announced today between the 32nd Annual Spring D.C. Antique Photo and Postcards Show held annually at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 N. Ft. Myer Dr., Arlington, VA, and Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, 360 S. Washington St., Falls Church, VA. The announcement was […]