Tag Archives: Atlanta

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics torch sold for $231,000 in an online auction that ran from Jan. 10-17 by RR Auction, based in Boston. Also, a Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics torch knocked down for $38,246; a Rio 2016 gold winner’s medal, possibly the […]

Ken's Korner: Ray Charles’ tour bus donated to Morehouse

Ken’s Korner: Ray Charles’ tour bus donated to Morehouse – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 The tour bus used by music legend Ray Charles and depicted in the biopic “Ray” has been donated by the Ray Charles Foundation to Morehouse College in Atlanta. Charles was awarded an honorary degree from Morehouse […]