Tag Archives: Ken Hall

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Bowie knife presented to Davy Crockett sold for $64,625 at the sale of the Historic Firearms & Militaria Collection of Peter Wainwright held September 12th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, a Ferguson officer’s breech loading carbine hit the mark for $62,275; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1940 V16 Cadillac, $77,000, Stanton’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1940 V16 Cadillac, $77,000, Stanton’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1940 Cadillac car with V16 engine roared off for $77,000 at an auction held Aug. 10-11 by Stanton’s Auctioneers in Vermontville, Mich. Also, a fully restored 1948 Midget racer with a VIN # of 7 sped away for $16,500; a 1937 Packard 12 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 17th century Chinese Qing dynasty blanc de chine porcelain seated figure depicting Guanyin, the goddess of compassion, with the seal of potter He Chaozong, sold for $760,500 at a Summer Auction held Aug. 25-26 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Maine. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gorgeous Wave Crest Native American-themed pipe holder plaque sold for $13,000 at the sale of the lifetime glass collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle held Sept. 7-8 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, three exceedingly rare American Brilliant Cut Glass […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rothchild & Sons 1935 silver ingot, $23,500, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rothchild & Sons 1935 silver ingot, $23,500, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rothchild & Sons silver ingot from 1935, very large, .966 fine and weighing 1098.3 troy ounces, sold for $23,500 at an Americana Auction held Aug. 24-26 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev. Also, a one-ounce Chinese gold unicorn coin garnered $3,375; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1917 World War I U.S. Army recruitment poster titled Destroy This Mad Brute/Enlist, illustrated by H.R. Hopps, sold for $12,000 at a Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale held July 28th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill. Also, Emil Orlik’s 1904 documentation […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caines Brothers mallard decoys, $1.145 million, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caines Brothers mallard decoys, $1.145 million, Guyette & Deeter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of mallard decoys by the Caines Brothers sold for a combined $1.145 million – the hen $767,000 (a new auction record price for the maker) and the drake $377,600 – at Guyette & Deeter, Inc.’s annual Summer Decoy Auction held July 23-24 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michael Jordan Bulls jersey, $122,750, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michael Jordan Bulls jersey, $122,750, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A game-used, signed and photo-matched Chicago Bulls home jersey, worn by Michael Jordan on April 11, 1998, when he recorded his 5,000th career assist, sold for $122,750 at a Summer Live and Premium Auction held August 11th by Goldin Auctions in Runnemede, N.J. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Early prototype telephone, $40,000, Bruneau & Co.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Early prototype telephone, $40,000, Bruneau & Co.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An original model of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson’s first telephone from 1881 sold for $40,000 at an Historical Telephone Auction held August 4th by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers in Cranston, R.I. Also, a rare circa 1876 Bell Butter Stamp magneto telephone […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bob Dylan signed letter, $29,645, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bob Dylan signed letter, $29,645, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A letter handwritten by singer-musician Bob Dylan to Debbie Green Andersen, an old Greenwich Village friend, postmarked July 26, 1975, sold for $29,645 in an online auction that ran from July 12-19 by RR Auction, based in Amherst, N.H. Also, a first pressing of […]