Tag Archives: Morphy Auctions

Morphy’s to auction art, antique clocks, mechanical music, jewelry and a trove of coins in Sept. 13 Fine & Decorative Art Auction

Featured: Large collection of cast-iron figural doorstops that includes many rarities DENVER, Pa. – Previews are always especially busy at any of Morphy’s Fine & Decorative Art auctions because of the broad variety of categories represented. By that token, the company’s sprawling Pennsylvania gallery should be buzzing with activity prior to their Sunday, September 13th […]

Morphy’s to auction early trains, horse-drawn toys and rare dolls from 60-year Paul and Katie Hedburn collection, Sept. 10-12

Second major toy collection in sale includes rare lunchboxes, many rated a perfect 10 DENVER, Pa. – Anyone assuming they’ve seen the last of the great early collections of toys, trains and dolls may have to readjust their thinking September 10-12 when Morphy’s auctions a long-held trove amassed by the late Katie and Paul Hedburn. […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Jupiter Robot with box, $36,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Jupiter Robot with box, $36,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Jupiter Robot in the original box and retaining its original sky blue plastic remote control sold for $36,000 at a Toy Auction held May 30-31 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Tippco Santa Car with original Christmas feather tree cargo soared […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Remington Model 40 rifle, $26,400, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Remington Model 40 rifle, $26,400, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Remington Model 40 sniper rifle, of the type used by the US Marine Corps in Vietnam, in original unmodified condition, sold for $26,400 at a Firearms Auction held Jan. 31-Feb. 1 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Custer-era 1875 Springfield US […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caille 25-cent roulette machine, $212,500, Victorian / Morphy's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caille 25-cent roulette machine, $212,500, Victorian / Morphy's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Caille 25-cent roulette machine, $212,500, Victorian / Morphy’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall 0, sold for $212,500 at an auction held Sept. 19-21 in Las Vegas, Nev., by Victorian Casino Antiques, in the first auction event conducted since the acquisition of VCA by Morphy Auctions in August. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – 14kt white gold bracelet, $32,400, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - 14kt white gold bracelet, $32,400, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – 14kt white gold bracelet, $32,400, Morphy Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 14kt white gold tennis bracelet with 46 emerald-cut diamonds sold for $32,400 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Auction held Aug. 30-31 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a ladies’ ring with […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of 1857 Colt Walker Type 3 Dragoons with consecutive serial numbers sold for $54,000 at a Firearms Auction held July 19 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a pair of Colt […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – February 2014

Rosewood cabinet, $149,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Russian icon of Jesus, $19,520, Crescent City A circa-1910 Russian icon of Jesus by Khlebnikov, with enameled silver riza and the imperial double-headed eagle mark for Moscow, 5 ¼ inches by 4 ¼ inches, sold for $19,520 at an auction held Dec. […]

Puss in Boots Fortune Teller, $21,000, Morphy Auctions

Puss in Boots Fortune Teller, $21,000, Morphy Auctions

Puss in Boots Fortune Teller, $21,000, Morphy Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A Puss in Boots Fortune Teller arcade machine with 100 original fortune cards, made by Roover Brothers sometime between 1897 and 1904, sold for $21,000 at a sale of antique advertising and coin-op machines held […]

French bisque bebe doll, $18,000, Morphy Auctions

French bisque bebe doll, $18,000, Morphy Auctions

French bisque bebe doll, $18,000, Morphy Auctions Gavels ’n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A 23-inch-tall French bisque bebe doll, incised ‘Eden Bebe Paris 9,’ sold for $18,000 at a Dolls Sale held December 4 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pennsylvania. Also, a Maggie Bessie cloth doll with hand-painted […]