Tag Archives: auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Kelly Tires logo sign, $94,550, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Kelly Tires “Lotta Miles” logo sign sold for $94,550 at a Premier Automobilia & Petroliana Auction held April 23-24 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Champion Oil Products porcelain sign hit $76,250; a Husky Service Dog sunrise logo sign fetched $58,560; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Mickey Mantle rookie card, $501,900, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie baseball card, graded in Near Mint to Mint 8 condition, sold for $501,900 at a Platinum Night Sports Event held Feb. 20-21 by Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas, Tex.) in New York City. Also, a 1955 Topps Roberto […]

Morphy Auctions' Strikes Gold with Its Nearly $3.5 Million Mid-May Las Vegas Coin-Op Event!

This standing room only, 1,450 lot auction featured the finest assortment of antique arcade, vending, and gambling machines to come to auction in memory. Las Vegas, Nevada, May 31, 2016 – Everyone was a winner at Morphy’s recent Premier Coin-Op and Advertising sale!  This two-day event, held on May 14th-15th, 2016, featured a phenomenal collection […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French flintlock pistols, $1.8 million, Christie's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of cased French silver-mounted rifled flintlock pistols, by Nicolas-Noel Boutet of Versailles, with the case dated 1825, sold for $1.8 million at an auction held April 13 as part of Classic Week at Christie’s in New York. Also, an oil on canvas […]

Morphy Auctions' May Premier Advertising Auction of Quality Antique Soda and Tobacco Advertising and Ephemera

This two-day auction, the first of two sales events featuring selections from the Robert Newman collection, includes a remarkable offering of world-class Coca-Cola brand posters, signage, paintings, clocks, and other one-of-a-kind rarities. Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, is excited to announce this can’t miss sale to be held […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Masonic historical flask, $56,160, Norman C. Heckler

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare Masonic emblem historical flask, produced circa 1820-1830, probably by Coventry (Conn.) Glass Works and showing the iconic Masonic crossed keys and star logo, sold for $56,160 at Premier Auction #133, held online from March 7-16 by Norman C. Heckler & Company of […]

Rarities From U.S. Presidential History Headline Auctions at Bonhams New York

Caren Archive II: How History Unfolds on Paper on April 11 NEW YORK—Coinciding with the current U.S. Presidential election season, Bonhams New York announces Treasures from the Caren Archive II: How History Unfolds on Paper, a monumental auction on April 11 featuring important rarities from U.S. Presidential history—of special interest for new and established collectors […]

J.K. Rowling’s chair, in which she wrote the first two Harry Potter books, to cross the auction block

Will sell as part of Heritage Auction’s Rare Books auction in New York, April 6, 2016; chair is painted in Rowling’s hand: “I wrote Harry Potter while sitting on this chair” NEW YORK – The chair used by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two Harry Potter books – Harry Potter and the […]

Gavels n Paddles: A. L. Jewel weathervane. $11,115, Copake Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A jumping horse weathervane with stand made by A. L. Jewel & Company (Waltham, Mass.),  28 inches long by 16 inches tall, sold for $11,115 at an unreserved estate sale held Aug. 29 by Copake Auction in Copake, N.Y. Also, an oil on panel […]

Cowan's Auctions Historic Firearms and Early Militaria auction, November 3-5

The Collections of Ben Michel and Mel Flanagan to Hit the Auction Block in Cowan’s November 3-5th Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction CINCINNATI — Two world-class collections will combine with additional top-quality and highly desirable material during one of the most-anticipated sales of 2015 when Cowan’s Auctions conducts its Historic Firearms and Early Militaria […]