Author Archives: Collector

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A fine illuminated manuscript of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s The Blessed Damozel from the […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Jefferson signed document, $118,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Jefferson signed document, $118,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Jefferson signed document, $118,750, Swann Auction Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 1792 printed copy of An Act Establishing a Mint, and Regarding the […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louise Nevelson artwork, $87,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louise Nevelson artwork, $87,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louise Nevelson artwork, $87,500, Rago Arts & Auction Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An original artwork by Louise Nevelson (Am., 1899-1988), titled Open Zag […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An exceptional salesman’s sample barber chair, a beautifully detailed scale model made […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Babe Ruth pocket watch, $650,108, SCP Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Babe Ruth pocket watch, $650,108, SCP Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Babe Ruth pocket watch, $650,108, SCP Auctions Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World Babe Ruth’s gold pocket watch from the 1948 celebration of the 25th […]

The Civil War Collector – July 2014

The Civil War Collector - July 2014

The Civil War Collector – July 2014 By John Sexton Q: I live in Syracuse, N.Y., and have these old Civil War invitations to military balls and receptions. I even […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: English Staffordshire jug, $4,888, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: English Staffordshire jug, $4,888, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: English Staffordshire jug, $4,888, Jeffrey S. Evans Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An English Staffordshire pearlware large harvester’s dated jug, painted in typical Prattware […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Carved Ruyi scepter, $135,000, Skinner, Inc

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Carved Ruyi scepter, $135,000, Skinner, Inc

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Carved Ruyi scepter, $135,000, Skinner, Inc Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A carved wood Ruyi scepter, carved with Daoist Immortals and motifs representing longevity, […]