Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 2-player Mermaid gun game, $317,200, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A one-cent Mermaid and Artillery two-player gun game sold for $317,200 at a Premier Coin-Op & Advertising Auction held May 14-15 by Morphy Auctions (based in Denver, Pa.) in Las Vegas, Nev. Also, an Automatic Target Machine Company pistol arcade game hammered for $195,200; […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An exceptional salesman’s sample barber chair, a beautifully detailed scale model made by Theo A. Kochs (Chicago), sold for $42,000 at an auction held May 2-4 by Victorian Casino Auctions in Las Vegas, Nev. Also, a five-cent […]

Perfume presentation, $9,600, IPBA Convention

Perfume presentation, $9,600, IPBA Convention

Perfume presentation, $9,600, IPBA Convention Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A novelty perfume presentation of unknown origin sold for $9,600 at the annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association held in May in Las Vegas, Nevada. The perfume presentation was a miniature wooden Victrola cabinet housing an […]

Ken's Korner: Whitney Houston exhibit in Vegas

Whitney Houston exhibit in Vegas

Ken’s Korner: Whitney Houston exhibit in Vegas Ken’s Korner / October 2012 News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A new exhibit celebrating the life and musical talents of Whitney Houston has opened at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Titled Whitney! Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Whitney Houston, […]