Tag Archives: New Jersey

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Van Briggle/Rookwood vase, $187,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early Artus Van Briggle/Rookwood vase sold for $187,500 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auction held June 4-5 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet brought $175,000; a Dale Chihuly chandelier lit […]

Collector's Showcase: August 2015

A Collection Unmatched Marc Edelman can remember visiting his aunt and uncle in Englewood Cliffs, NJ as a young boy and being fascinated by his aunt’s jar full of matchbooks from places that even today bring back fond memories. Fifty years later, that fascination with matchbooks and matchbook covers has not waned, turning an interest […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Sinatra's driver's license, $15,575, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Sinatra's driver's license, $15,575, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Sinatra’s driver’s license, $15,575, RR Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Frank Sinatra’s first New Jersey driver’s license – dated 1934 and issued to “Francis Sinatra, 841 Garden St., Hoboken, NJ” – sold for $15,575 in a Hollywood-themed online auction that began June 19 and ended June […]

Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata Collection Awarded to Morris Museum

Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata Collection Awarded to Morris Museum – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2005 The Morris Museum, located in Morristown, NJ, recently announced it was awarded The Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of historic mechanical musical instruments and automata. The collection represents one of the most significant of its kind in […]