Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Portrait of a beardless Lincoln, $40,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Portrait of a beardless Lincoln, $40,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An oil on board portrait of a beardless Abraham Lincoln by John C. Wolfe, circa 1860s, sold for $40,000 at a Printed & Manuscript Americana Auction held September 27th by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Also, Francis W. de Winton’s notes on […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A fine French fusil de chasse (or hunting musket), with wampum bead decoration, dated 1759, sold for $102,000 at the sale of the 70-year Walter J. O’Connor historical Americana collection held September 26th by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, an engraved road map […]

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction Sale also features largest collection ever offered from Mary Blair, Walt Disney’s favorite artist DALLAS, Texas (November 27, 2018) – Among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art auction Dec. 8-9 in Beverly Hills, California, will be a trove of memorabilia […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippewa spinner fishing lure, CA$10,030, Miller & Miller

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippewa spinner fishing lure, CA$10,030, Miller & Miller

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chippewa spinner fishing lure with green back spotted sides, made around 1910 by the Immell Bait & Tackle Co. (USA), sold for CA$10,030 at a hunting and fishing collectibles auction held Oct. 19-20 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., in New Hamburg, Ontario, […]

Rock Island's Premier Gun Auction to Feature Unique Pieces of History

Rock Island's Premier Gun Auction to Feature Unique Pieces of History

On the heels of our incredibly successful September Premiere Auction will be an event that threatens to usurp it as the year’s largest, most exciting firearms event. The 2018 December Premiere Firearms Auction is filled to bursting with 17 named collections, rare and beautiful arms in every conceivable genre, and endless opportunities for collectors and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Bowie knife presented to Davy Crockett sold for $64,625 at the sale of the Historic Firearms & Militaria Collection of Peter Wainwright held September 12th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, a Ferguson officer’s breech loading carbine hit the mark for $62,275; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1940 V16 Cadillac, $77,000, Stanton’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1940 V16 Cadillac, $77,000, Stanton’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1940 Cadillac car with V16 engine roared off for $77,000 at an auction held Aug. 10-11 by Stanton’s Auctioneers in Vermontville, Mich. Also, a fully restored 1948 Midget racer with a VIN # of 7 sped away for $16,500; a 1937 Packard 12 […]

New "Pet" Mission for the Antiques at the Morristown Armory Show

New "Pet" Mission for the Antiques at the Morristown Armory Show

Rhinebeck, NY: Barn Star Productions and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center are pleased to announce a “Partnership for Pets” sponsorship at the new Antiques at the Morristown Armory, November 17 & 18, 2018, Morristown, New Jersey. The Morristown National Guard Armory, long known for quality antiques and craft shows, will undergo a “facelift” of new […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 17th century Chinese Qing dynasty blanc de chine porcelain seated figure depicting Guanyin, the goddess of compassion, with the seal of potter He Chaozong, sold for $760,500 at a Summer Auction held Aug. 25-26 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Maine. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gorgeous Wave Crest Native American-themed pipe holder plaque sold for $13,000 at the sale of the lifetime glass collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle held Sept. 7-8 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, three exceedingly rare American Brilliant Cut Glass […]