Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

J.K. Rowling’s chair, in which she wrote the first two Harry Potter books, to cross the auction block

Will sell as part of Heritage Auction’s Rare Books auction in New York, April 6, 2016; chair is painted in Rowling’s hand: “I wrote Harry Potter while sitting on this […]

High Grade Gems up for Grabs in Memory Lane Event

One of two 1888 Allen & Ginter cards of Buck Ewing graded PSA 9 joins The Babe, Ty, Honus, Ted, Jackie, Willie, Mickey and more in Memory Lane’s upcoming I […]

Cottone Auctions to Celebrate 30 Years in the Auction Business

GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions will celebrate 30 years in the business with a Fine Art & Antiques Auction on Saturday, March 19th, featuring original artworks by Alexander Calder, Roy […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Revolutionary War chart, $141,600, Brunk Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1782 Revolutionary War chart of Yorktown from the time of Cornwallis’s surrender to Washington, sold for $141,600 at […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Republic of Mexico bond, $8,555, Archives International

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 1865 bond of the Republic of Mexico, signed by General Gaspar Sanchez Ochoa, who was dispatched to the […]