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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Little Big Horn Colt pistol, $460,000, James D. Julia, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Little Big Horn Colt pistol, $460,000, James D. Julia, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt single-action Army pistol (SN 5773), used by one of Custer’s men at the Battle of Little Big Horn, sold for $460,000 at an Extraordinary Firearms Auction held April 11th by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, a cased 100 Guinea […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An untitled standing mobile from around 1965 by Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976) sold for $471,000 at a sale of Modern & Contemporary Works held January 27th by Skinner, Inc. in Boston, Mass. Also, an oil on canvas by Henri-Jean Guillaume (Fr., 1860-1943), titled La […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Abbey Road studio console, $1.8 million, Bonhams

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Abbey Road studio console, $1.8 million, Bonhams

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An Abbey Road Studios recording console, the very one used by Pink Floyd when they recorded the rock album Dark Side of the Moon, sold for $1.8 million at a Rock Memorabilia Sale held March 27th by Bonhams in New York City. Also, a […]

The Future is Now at Heritage Auctions

The Future is Now at Heritage Auctions

Collectible sneakers and artist collaboration surfboards and skateboards lead groundbreaking June 11 auction LOS ANGELES, California (May 25, 2017) – Heritage Auctions will be the first major international auction house to offer collectible sneakers, surfboards, skateboard decks and street art together in one sale. The June 11 sale title The Future is Now, will take […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Coca-Cola sample cooler, $17,835, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Coca-Cola sample cooler, $17,835, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1929 Coca-Cola double Glasscock Brothers salesman’s sample cooler sold for $17,835 at a Spring Antique Advertising Sale held March 18-19 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a 1903 Coca-Cola bottle 5-cent tip tray, made by Chas. W. Shonk, breezed to $17,220; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Invisible Man movie poster, $274,850, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Invisible Man movie poster, $274,850, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A poster for the 1933 Universal movie The Invisible Man sold for $274,850 at a Vintage Movie Posters Auction held March 25-26 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a poster for Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1953, 4-Fogli) realized $107,550; a poster for Bordertown (Warner […]

1856 Campaign Flag Sells for $275,000 at Heritage Auctions, Shattering World Record

1856 Campaign Flag Sells for $275,000 at Heritage Auctions, Shattering World Record

James Buchanan flag is the centerpiece of $1.9 million auction of Founding Fathers and historical figures DALLAS (May 15, 2017) – A stunning, 1856 campaign flag for President James Buchanan set a world record at Heritage Auctions May 13 when it sold for $275,000, shattering the previous record for a campaign flag sold at auction, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: MAD magazine cover art, $57,242, Hake’s Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: MAD magazine cover art, $57,242, Hake’s Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Original cover art for the September 1968 issue of MAD magazine by Norman Mingo (1896-1980), showing Alfred E. Neuman, the Beatles, Mia Farrow and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, sold for $57,242 at a Pop Culture Pop Culture Memorabilia Auction Auction held March 14th and 16th […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lacour’s bitters bottle, $35,650, American Bottle Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lacour’s bitters bottle, $35,650, American Bottle Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Lacour’s early Western bitters bottle, made circa 1866-1875, the earliest variant and in a rare color, sold for $35,650 in a two-part online and catalog auction held Feb. 10-18 and March 3-11 by American Bottle Auctions of Sacramento, Calif. An E. G. Lyons […]

Jeffrey S. Evans 18th & 19th Century Glass & Lighting Auction, May 20

Jeffrey S. Evans 18th & 19th Century Glass & Lighting Auction, May 20

MT. CRAWFORD, VA, April 1, 2017 – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct their 18th annual spring auction of 18th & 19th-century glass and lighting on May 20th beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET. The sale will feature the collections of glass author and scholar Joan E. Kaiser of Sandwich, MA, and the late Roger […]