Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

Heritage Auctions presents the greatest of “The Greatest” in special Platinum Night auction of elite Muhammad Ali artifacts

The first Ali Heavyweight Championship belt ever offered at auction, fight worn trunks from “The Rumble in the Jungle” among historic offerings Sept. 10 in Dallas DALLAS – A half-century […]

The Lifetime Advertising Collection of Gus and Trisha Brown…

The Lifetime Advertising Collection of Gus & Trisha Brown to be sold by Showtime Auction Services October 7-9 The three-day event, with over 2,000 lots, will be held at the […]

A Bounty of Important Marine Art Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on August 27-29

Dominance in 19th Century shipbuilding helped establish Thomaston, Maine’s reputation as “The Town that Went to Sea”, and local auction company Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will extend this maritime tradition […]

Poster for D.W. Griffith’s Civil War classic film, Birth of a Nation, brings in $74,687 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – A one sheet poster for D.W. Griffith’s 1915 epic The Birth of a Nation– considered to be one of the most controversial and explicitly racist films of the […]

James D. Julia's August 3-Day Fine Art, Asian & Antiques sale, August 24-26

James D. Julia will be holdings its annual August Fine Art, Asian & Antiques sale on August 24th-26th, 2016. This nearly $6 million sale is chock-full of the highest quality […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fabergé photo frame, $245,000, Christie's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A jeweled gold-mounted nephrite (greenstone) photograph frame, marked Fabergé (Moscow, circa 1898), sold for $245,000 at Part One of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pele's Jules Rimet trophy, $573,000, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall World-famous soccer star Pele’s Jules Rimet trophy sold for $573,000 at a Pele: The Collection Auction held June 7-9 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Van Briggle/Rookwood vase, $187,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early Artus Van Briggle/Rookwood vase sold for $187,500 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auction held […]

MidWeek Returns to Manchester, NH, Aug. 10 & 11

Barn Star Productions is poised for their return to Manchester, New Hampshire with their flag ship event, the MidWeek in Manchester Antiques Show, Wednesday, August 10 and Thursday, August 11. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: King Farouk Magician Box, $1.21 million, Sotheby's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The celebrated King Farouk Magician Box timepiece, made in Geneva, Switzerland circa 1820 and attributed to Piguet & Meylan, […]