1970 Pontiac GTO, $25,875, Tim’s, Inc.
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
1970 Pontiac GTO (“The Boss”), one of the most iconic muscle cars of the muscle car era, sold for $25,875 at the first-ever Fall Sizzler Estate Extravaganza Auction held Sept. 30 and Oct. 7 by Tim’s, Inc., in Bristol, Conn. Also, a hand-carved gold gilt carved oak spread eagle made by a Boston carver in the early 1900s and reading “Live Free or Die” chalked up $9,000; a Victorian ladies’ princess dresser rose to $3,000; and an 18kt gold necklace with 50 pennyweights of gold (2.5 gold troy ounces) hit $3,420. Prices include a 15 or 20 percent buyer’s premium.