Tag Archives: Ken Hall

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Washington signed book, $138,000, Case Antiques

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Washington signed book, $138,000, Case Antiques

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A leather-bound copy of Volume 1 of The Massachusetts Magazine, owned and signed by George Washington and given to his friend and biographer, the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall (1755-1835), sold for $138,000 at an auction held January 28th by Case Antiques […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Paul Evans Sculpture Front cabinet, $137,500, Rago Arts & Auction Center

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Paul Evans Sculpture Front cabinet, $137,500, Rago Arts & Auction Center

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Sculpture Front cabinet from American Modern furniture maker and New Hope native Paul Evans rose to $137,500 at Design Auctions held Jan. 19-21 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a French Art Deco Lalique Palestre vase brought $40,625; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios candlestick, $20,400, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios candlestick, $20,400, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios candlestick from Cleveland’s Rowfront Club sold for $20,400 at a Winter Auction held January 26th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cleveland, Oh. Also, one lot of 21 diminutive white jade cat carvings also brought $20,400; a bronze sculpture by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Thoreau first edition book, $14,400, PBA Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Thoreau first edition book, $14,400, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A first edition copy of Henry David Thoreau’s seminal work, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods, sold for $14,400 at an auction held January 11th by PBA Galleries in San Francisco. Also, a first issue copy of John Steinbeck’s equally important literary classic, Of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nazi physician’s Mercedes, $42,000, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nazi physician’s Mercedes, $42,000, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The 1936 Mercedes-Benz 170V 2-door coupe owned by Nazi SA physician Dr. Rudolf Beuring, in excellent running order, sold for $42,000 at a Historic Military & Firearms Auction held January 27th by Milestone Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio. Also, a grouping of Native American artifacts […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: John Paul Miller brooch/pendant, $60,500, Rachel Davis Fine Arts

Gavels 'n' Paddles: John Paul Miller brooch/pendant, $60,500, Rachel Davis Fine Arts

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An elegant 18kt gold and enamel octopus pendant/brooch by John Paul Miller sold for $60,500 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Auction held December 9th by Rachel Davis Fine Arts in Cleveland, Oh. Also, another creation by Miller – a sterling and enamel brooch […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $21,900, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $21,900, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 20th century Thomason corkscrew with a brass handle shaped like a serpent, one of a few known, sold for $21,900 in an online auction held Nov. 3-12 by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, a 19th century American corkscrew marked by Tiffany, with a lion, snake and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Simon Willard tall case clock chimed on time for $48,800 at an auction held December 7th by Grogan & Company in Boston, Mass. Also, a Chinese silk and metallic thread signature carpet realized $21,960; an E. Howard & Co. no. 10 figure eight […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1795 U.S. half dollar coin, $141,000, Legend Rare Coin

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1795 U.S. half dollar coin, $141,000, Legend Rare Coin

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Condition Census 1795 U.S. half-dollar coin, graded PCGS MS62, sold for $141,000 at a Regency Auction held December 14th by Legend Rare Coin of Lincroft, N.J., in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show. Also, an 1873-CC 25-cent U.S. arrows coin, PCGS AU55, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Colt police revolver, $460,000, Rock Island Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Colt police revolver, $460,000, Rock Island Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Samuel Colt cased presentation model 1862 police revolver sold for $460,000 at a Premiere Firearms Auction held Dec. 1-3 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Winchester model 1873 “One of a Thousand” rifle rang out at $448,500; a […]