Tag Archives: Ken Hall

Gavels 'n' Paddles: JFK’s Harvard sweater, $34,140, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: JFK’s Harvard sweater, $34,140, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall John F. Kennedy’s sweater from his days as a student at Harvard University sold for $34,140 in an online Fine Autographs & Artifacts Auction that ran from Oct. 19-Nov. 7 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, JFK’s handwritten notes on Vietnam brought […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Casablanca movie poster, $102,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Casablanca movie poster, $102,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942) insert sold for $102,000 at a Movie Posters Auction held Nov. 17-18 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a Thunderball (United Artists, 1965) full-bleed British quad fetched $24,000; a Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Paramount, 1961) Italian 4-Fogli garnered $22,800; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Red Hat porcelain gas sign, $66,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Red Hat porcelain gas sign, $66,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Red Hat Royal 400 Gasoline porcelain sign with red hat graphic sold for $66,000 at an Automobilia & Petroliana Auction held October 8th by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a 1913 Indian Model 30.50 motorcycle, serial #E43213, sped off for $45,000; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ghostbusters film prop, $71,390, Hake’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ghostbusters film prop, $71,390, Hake’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A ‘Ghost Trap’ film prop used in the films Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), based on an idea by actor and comedian Dan Aykroyd, sold for $71,390 at an auction held Nov. 13-15 by Hake’s Auctions in York, Pa. Also a Star Wars: […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michigan mining stock certificate, $5,250; Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michigan mining stock certificate, $5,250; Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A stock certificate for the American Mining Company in Michigan, issued in 1902 to R.H. Rickard for 29 shares, sold for $5,250 at a Cornucopia of Collectibles Auction held Oct. 18-22 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev. Also, a flint glass Old […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English wooden doll, $57,500, Theriault’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English wooden doll, $57,500, Theriault’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early boxed English wooden doll in the original costume, similar to the Letitia Penn doll, made $57,500 at a Marquis Doll Auction, titled Provenance, held July 16th by Theriault’s, based in Annapolis, Md. Also, a French bebe by Denamur with the original painted […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: A Playland for All mural, $21,600, Michaan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: A Playland for All mural, $21,600, Michaan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Playland for All – a mural by Dan Fontes and Ed Cassell, with a painted wooden sign, sold for $21,600 at a Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Auction held September 15th by Michaan’s Auctions in El Cerrito, Calif. Also, an original Laughing Sal, with a Jim Smith […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Portrait of a beardless Lincoln, $40,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Portrait of a beardless Lincoln, $40,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An oil on board portrait of a beardless Abraham Lincoln by John C. Wolfe, circa 1860s, sold for $40,000 at a Printed & Manuscript Americana Auction held September 27th by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Also, Francis W. de Winton’s notes on […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A fine French fusil de chasse (or hunting musket), with wampum bead decoration, dated 1759, sold for $102,000 at the sale of the 70-year Walter J. O’Connor historical Americana collection held September 26th by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, an engraved road map […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippewa spinner fishing lure, CA$10,030, Miller & Miller

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippewa spinner fishing lure, CA$10,030, Miller & Miller

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chippewa spinner fishing lure with green back spotted sides, made around 1910 by the Immell Bait & Tackle Co. (USA), sold for CA$10,030 at a hunting and fishing collectibles auction held Oct. 19-20 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., in New Hamburg, Ontario, […]