Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

1936 Martin D18 guitar to highlight Donley’s Vintage Music Auction

A 1936 Martin D18 guitar, consigned by the grandson of the original owner, will take center stage at Donley Auctions’ March 18 Vintage Music Auction. Auctioneer Randy Donley is promising this […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Automaton musical clock, $998,250, Fontaine’s Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A very rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, sold […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette, $78,775, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A red 1959 Chevrolet Corvette sports car with the original 283 c.i. engine and four-speed transmission, in like-new condition, […]

Sylvester Stallone’s Library Collection of Rare Books Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas (Feb. 7, 2017) – Actor, writer and director Sylvester Stallone’s personally-owned library of rare and collectible books will debut in Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books auction March 8 in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: “Jonah the Whale” bank, $119,925, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A “Jonah the Whale” cast iron mechanical bank by J. & E. Stevens sold for $119,925 at a Mechanical […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Experimental ’42 glass cent, $70,500, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The only known surviving intact experimental all-glass cent coin, manufactured in 1942 as an alternative to copper, which was […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippendale tea table, $912,500, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chippendale carved and figured mahogany scalloped-top tea table with open ball and talons sold for $912,500 at Americana […]

Evel Knievel, Olga Korbut Memorabilia Headline February Heritage Platinum Night Sports Auction

DALLAS, Texas (February 3, 2017) – Heritage Auctions will burnish its reputation as the leading purveyor of direct-from-the-source sports collectibles in its upcoming Platinum Night Auction with its presentation of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Buster Brown comic strips, $47,700, Kaminski Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A collection of six Buster Brown Sunday comic strip original artworks by the illustrator Richard F. Outcault (1863-1928) sold […]