Tag Archives: Ken Hall

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A collection of 30 original glossy photos, many unpublished, vividly documenting the fatal car crash site of Hollywood actor James Dean in 1955 sold for $22,498 in an online auction held Aug. 8-15 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, a copy of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Aquatic Fish Lamp, $193,600, Fontaine's Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany aquatic fish lamp, $193,600, Fontaine's Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) leaded glass aquatic fish lamp sold for $193,600 at an auction held September 14th by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. Also, a Pablo Picasso Taureau faience pitcher, just over 12 inches tall, made $54,450; a large group of religious […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: BB King's Gibson guitar, $280,000, Julien's Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: BB King's Gibson guitar, $280,000, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall BB King’s beloved, stage-played “Lucille” black Gibson ES-345 prototype limited edition guitar, gifted by Gibson to King for his 80th birthday, sold for $280,000 as a sale of property from King’s estate held September 21st by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles, Calif. Also, King’s […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: M.C. Escher woodblock print, $98,400, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: M.C. Escher woodblock print, $98,400, Clars Auction Gallery

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 13-foot woodblock print by M.C. Escher (Dutch, 1898-1972), titled Metamorphosis II (1939-1940), sold for $98,400 at an auction held Sept. 14-15 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas by Vladimir Becic (Croatian, 1886-1954), titled Landscape, Bosnia #1, soared […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt Walker Revolver, $1.035 million, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt Walker Revolver, $1.035 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The last martial Colt Walker revolver, in museum-worthy condition, sold for $1.035 million at Premier Gun Auction #77 held Sept. 6-8 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a John Ulrich Winchester 1895 that once belonged to famed Western author Zane […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 35-Star Flag Folk Art Table, $18,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 35-Star Flag Folk Art Table, $18,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Civil War-era, 35-star, solid wood flag folk art table, honoring West Virginia’s admission to the Union on June 20, 1863, sold for $18,000 at an auction held September 7th by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, a Quick Meal Model 407-16 salesman’s sample […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Led Zeppelin signed album, $32,156, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Led Zeppelin signed album, $32,156, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album signed by each of the rock band’s four members sold for $32,156 in an online auction held March 15-April 10 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, a Paul McCartney signed Hofner bass guitar went for $26,487; an […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wizard of Oz movie poster, $108,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wizard of Oz movie poster, $108,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A half-sheet style A poster for The Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1939) sold for $108,000 at a Movie Posters Auction held March 23-24 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, an insert for The Wolf Man (Universal, 1941) achieved $96,000; an insert for The […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway Model D grand piano, $169,400, Fontaine’s Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway Model D grand piano, $169,400, Fontaine’s Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Steinway Model D Centennial concert grand piano sold for $169,400 at an auction held March 23rd by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. Also, a Tiffany Studios 24-inch inverted hanging lamp lit up the room for $66,550; an 8-foot library window with fiery […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Expert at the Card Table, $16,800, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Expert at the Card Table, $16,800, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A first-edition copy of S.W. Erdnase’s The Expert at the Card Table, a book relating to gambling, cheating and card sharping, sold for $16,800 at a Gambling Memorabilia Sale held March 30th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill. Also, F.R. Ritter’s Combined […]