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Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

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, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 2-player Mermaid gun game, $317,200, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A one-cent Mermaid and Artillery two-player gun game sold for $317,200 at a Premier Coin-Op & Advertising Auction held […]

An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 – featuring the first appearance of Superman – Coming to Auction

DALLAS –  An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 – featuring the first appearance of Superman and considered a cornerstone of pop culture – could sell for as much as […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marklin tunnel and tower, $84,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Marklin tunnel with mountain castle tower, railed base, hand-painted, sold for $84,000 at the auction of Jerry and […]