Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Kentucky Rifle – America's Own Art Form

The Kentucky Rifle - America's Own Art Form

By Ronald G. Gabel Why do people collect “Kentucky” rifles? Why are they considered America’s rifle? How were they used? Why are they called “Kentucky” rifles? Why are they historically important? Why are they considered one of our countries only true art forms? American people have always been collectors. I have often heard it said […]

First Ladies’ handbags highlight The Art of Judith Leiber™ at Heritage Auctions

Exclusive collection premiers at public auction Oct. 9 in Dallas DALLAS – An exclusive collection of designer Judith Leiber’s most iconic luxury handbags – including custom creations for Presidential First Ladies – will be offered to the public for the first time in Heritage Auctions’ special presentation of The Art of Judith Leiber Luxury Collection™ […]

Gavels n Paddles: Lichtenstein lithograph, $10,030, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels n Paddles: Lichtenstein lithograph, $10,030, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1969 artist proof color lithograph on paper, pencil signed by artist Roy Lichtenstein (Am., 1923-1997) and titled Pyramids, sold for $10,030 at a two-day, two-session auction held Aug. 8-9 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a collection of four early 20th […]

On the Road to… North Carolina

On the Road to... North Carolina

From Atlantic Ocean beaches to the Appalachian Mountains, fall in the beautiful state of North Carolina is for antique lovers. While there, experience one of the state’s greatest cultural treasures: the tradition, fine arts, music and dance of the 10,000-year-old Cherokee culture. Visit the battlefields and other sites that tell tales of N.C. history in […]

Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An original oil on canvas rendering of the French fashion designer Coco Chanel by the iconic pop artist Andy Warhol sold for $247,000 at an on-site auction held Aug. 8 at Lauri Mundi – one of Mississippi’s most regal antebellum homes, in Aberdeen – […]

Publisher's Corner: October 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

“Picking” Versus “Shopping” Your Next Find Although we are both collectors, my husband and I have different philosophies and approaches when it comes to where and how we like to hunt and shop for new additions to our collections. I like to browse and shop for my finds in settings that visually and aesthetically appeal […]

International Superstar Sylvester Stallone makes iconic items from his famous films available to fans at upcoming auction

Props and costumes from Stallone’s famous films such as “Rocky,” “Rambo” and “The Expendables,” along with some of his personal items will be sold at auction in Los Angeles, October 14-15, 2015, by Heritage Auctions with a portion of the proceeds going to charity LOS ANGELES – Imagine the thrill of owning Rocky Balboa’s boxing gloves […]