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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Cartier Mystery Clock, $504,500, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A platinum, yellow gold, rock crystal, onyx, mother-of-pearl and diamond-set Mystery Clock made in 1929 for Cartier, designed by […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marklin steam-powered liner, $59,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1929-1930 Marklin ‘Amerika’ Series II steam-powered liner, exquisitely detailed, sold for $59,000 at an Annual Fall Auction […]

Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – The Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black exceeded $1.6 million at a public auction of her personal collections, outfits, U.S. diplomat awards and other keepsakes on Monday and […]

Casablanca posters star in Heritage Auctions’ $2 million Vintage Movie Posters Event

Rare Dracula statuette cracks top 10 lots Nov. 19-20 in Dallas DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Posters Auction […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Sapphire and diamond ring, $103,500, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A dazzling sapphire and diamond ladies’ vintage ring in a gold and platinum setting sold for $103,500 at a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Original poster art for E.T., $394,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The original promotional movie poster painting for the hit film E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982) sold for $394,000 at an […]

World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Sold for $850,000 by Heritage Auctions

World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Sold for $850,000 by Heritage Auctions

Ancient inscribed stone tablet dates to 4th century AD; a highlight of the Properties of the Living Torah Museum Auction in Beverly Hills The world’s earliest-known stone inscription of the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English wooden doll, $44,000, Theriault's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An English wooden Grodnertal doll with embroidered hidden coin pocket made in 1739 sold for $44,000 at an auction […]

Vintage Cards Shine in Memory Lane's "I Own it Now" Sale

Buyers circled around some high-grade legends in the event that gives collectors the chance to secure some high-end items at a set price or roll the dice and wait to […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Annie Oakley's shotgun, $207,000, Julia and Poulin

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Annie Oakley’s personal 12 gauge William Cashmore Boxlock shotgun sold for $207,000 at back-to-back Firearms Auctions conducted by Poulin […]