Buffalo Bill poster, $18,975, Philip Weiss
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An iconic 1907 lithographic image of legendary Wild West figure Buffalo Bill Cody by Courier, measuring 28 inches by 42 inches, sold for $18,975 at an auction held Apr. 20 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a poster for P.T. Barnum’s Greatest Show on Earth & London Circus gaveled for $9,775; an original 1930s Pennsylvania Railroad poster promoting Atlantic City – America’s All-Year Resort realized $5,463; and a rare German Courier poster for the Barnum and Bailey Circus (circa 1890s) hit $4,255. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.