Monthly Archives: February 2019

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ watch, $578,100, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ watch, $578,100, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rolex Daytona Ref. 6241 ‘Paul Newman’ 18kt gold chronograph watch having a ‘John Player Special’ dial with gold subdials, sold for $578,100 at an auction held Dec. 5-6 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Tiffany Studios Poppy table lamp, with a […]

The Library for the Children

The Library for the Children

Recently the British Library uploaded over one million images to Flickr from scans of books published in the 17th-19th centuries – including children’s books. The Huffington Post recently shared this information, positively gushing about the children’s book images in particular; and who can blame them? These illustrated tomes may have come late to the library […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin, $6,875, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin, $6,875, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin weighing 35.6 grams sold for $6,875 at an auction held Dec. 5-9 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC in Reno, Nev. Also, an unissued capital stock certificate for the Alaska Commercial Company, Alaska’s largest rural retailer, rose […]