Tag Archives: Ken Hall

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, […]

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 […]