Tag Archives: Ken Hall

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar, $250,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar, $250,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Stevie Ray Vaughan’s owned and stage-played “Jimbo” electric guitar sold for $250,000 at an Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction held April 15th by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a ‘Style B’ half-sheet movie poster from the classic film Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1942) went […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1932 Lionel #177 Scenic Railway store display, 78 inches by 57 inches, all original, sold for $12,000 at a Spring Spectacular held April 14th by Milestone Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio. Also, a German clockwork Uncle Sam Easter rabbit, composition with glass eye and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: “Harts Coins of the West” gold coins, $41,572, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: “Harts Coins of the West” gold coins, $41,572, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 36-coin “Harts Coins of the West” set of gold coins sold for $41,572 at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Gold Rush Sale held March 15th-18th, online and in Reno, Nev. Also, a solid gold goose egg made in 1982 and engraved “one pound troy […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: A. Elmer Crowell plover decoy, $156,000, Copley Fine Art Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: A. Elmer Crowell plover decoy, $156,000, Copley Fine Art Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A turned-head plover decoy by the renowned carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952), sold for $156,000 at a Winter Sale held February 16th by Copley Fine Art Auctions, at the American Theater in Charleston, S.C., during the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition weeklong event. Also, a running […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Russian gold snuff box, $18,750, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Russian gold snuff box, $18,750, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Russian enameled 18kt yellow gold snuff box sold for $18,750 at a Traditional Collector auction held February 20th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a Buccellati .800 silver bird-form centerpiece basket also brought $18,750; a group of eight Chinese carved jade […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) Venetian desk lamp, circa 1910, lit up the room for $102,850 at an auction held Feb. 24-25 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a painting by the Modernist artist Walt Kuhn (Am., 1877-1949), titled Red Haired Acrobat (1944), […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of Detective Comics #27, $569,275, Hake’s Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of Detective Comics #27, $569,275, Hake’s Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A copy of Detective Comics #27 (May 1939), featuring the first appearance of Batman (then known as “The Bat-Man”), graded CGC 5.0, sold for $569,275 in an auction held March 13-15 by Hake’s Americana, based in York, Pa. Also, a copy of Action Comics […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Andy Warhol attribution, $32,400, Woodshed Art Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Andy Warhol attribution, $32,400, Woodshed Art Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gouache, watercolor and ink on paper attributed to Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987), titled Chanel No. 5, sold for $32,400 in an online-only Private Art Collections & Estates Discoveries Auction held March 15th by Woodshed Art Auctions, based in Franklin, Mass. Also, Illustrations of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Detective Comics #29, $53,675, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Detective Comics #29, $53,675, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A copy of Detective Comics #29 (July 1939), bought by the consignor at a tag sale for $20, sold for $53,675 at an auction held Feb. 14-15 by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a copy of DC Comics Showcase #4 (Oct. 1956), the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century sugar chest, $263,250, Cordier’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century sugar chest, $263,250, Cordier’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early 19th century folk art painted sugar chest sold for $263,250 at a Winter Antique & Fine Art Auction held February 11th by Cordier’s Auctions & Appraisals in Harrisburg, Pa. The buyer was Kelly Kinzle, owner of Kelly Kinzle Antiques in New Oxford, […]