Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1813 presentation sword, $27,060, Philip Weiss
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A rare and historic British presentation sword from 1813 sold for $27,060 at an estate sale held Feb. 26 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a 75-million-year-old dinosaur egg nest with seven eggs, from the plant-eating hadrosaur, rose to $17,915; a Fender Telecaster 3-D guitar, illustrated with some of the greatest names in rock ‘n’ roll history by the American Pop Artist Charles Fazzino, went for $9,840; and a first-edition copy of the book PT-109, signed and inscribed by John F. Kennedy, made $5,225. Prices include the buyer’s premium.