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Morphy Auctions' June 2016 Premier Antique Toy, Doll, Marble, and Figural Cast Iron Sales Event Plays With Almost $1.5 Million In Sales!

This three-day auction included over 2,100 carefully curated lots, including many extraordinary highlights and rarities from the Jack Herbert collection of antique vehicles. Denver, Pennsylvania, July 11, 2016 – It […]

Massive Phonograph & Vintage Lighting Collection Hits Donley Auctions Auction Block in July

On July 23rd & 24th 2016, Donley Auctions will sell one of the largest collections of vintage phonographs and lighting ever to come to market. And auctioneer Randy Donley of […]

Son of Frankenstein, Dracula’s Daughter, Classic Silents, Film Noir, and More in Heritage July auction

More than 1000 lots of rare and desirable posters are being offered in Heritage Auction’s July 30-31, 2016 Movie Posters Signature® Auction. Such scarce horror titles as Son of Frankenstein […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lennon handwritten lyrics, $354,000, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to the 1967 song Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, which appeared on the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex men's wristwatch, $9,775, Jeffrey S. Evans

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rolex Datejust Presidential gold and diamond men’s wristwatch sold for $9,775 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Auction […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winchester Model 1886 rifle, $1.265 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Winchester Model 1886 rifle (serial #1) and a pocket watch presented to Capt. Henry Lawton following the surrender […]

The Whitney Houston Collection realizes half a million dollars at Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles

30-year collection offered at public auction in Beverly Hills June 24, 2016 BEVERLY HILLS – Whitney Houston’s pair of Nike Air Jordan Sneakers gifted to Whitney Houston by close friend […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Kelly Tires logo sign, $94,550, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Kelly Tires “Lotta Miles” logo sign sold for $94,550 at a Premier Automobilia & Petroliana Auction held April […]

GORGEOUS 81-PIECE TIFFANY & COMPANY CHINA SET IN THE CIRQUE CHINOIS PATTERN FINISHES AT $16,675 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ JUNE 15th AUCTION

The 550-lot auction was held in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook, New York. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A gorgeous 81-piece Tiffany & Company china set in the […]