Steinway grand piano, $24,000, Alderfer Auction
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A Steinway & Sons living room grand piano from 1910 sold for $24,000 at a three-day multi-estate sale held September 11-13 by Alderfer Auction Company in Hatfield, PA. Also, a sculpture of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., by Dr. Selma Burke realized $14,760; a bronze figural carved vessel, also by Dr. Burke, fetched $10,200; a Bovet watch hammered for $8,190; an 8-day tall case clock by Jacob Hagey of Hilltown (Montgomery City, PA) brought $8,180; and a Patek Philippe 18kt yellow gold watch hit $6,600. Prices include a 23 percent buyer’s premium.