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Jacques Littlefield’s Collection of Tanks and other Historic Military Vehicles Auctioned (7/14/14)
More than 100 tanks and other military vehicles from the collection of Silicon Valley engineer Jacques Littlefield, including this World War Two Sherman tanks, were sold at an auction facilitated by American Auctions and held on Friday and Saturday,  July 11-12.PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. — Collectors from around the world said “tanks a lot” when they bought up more than 100 … More >>


EBay & Sotheby’s Partner to Bring World-Class Art, Collectibles to Global Audience (7/14/14)
While there are some listings for fine art lots on eBay now, such as this Cubist tempera painting of a still life signed “Pablo Picasso” which is being for sale for $200 by a seller in Croatia, eBay’s new partnership with international auction Sotheby’s will mean that hundreds of lots of fine art will be sold through the online auction site in the near future.NEW YORK – Move over, sellers of old iPhones, vintage Barbies and second-hand designer clothing, and make way for Rembrandts, … More >>


Sodas, Bitters, Whiskey Fifths, Flasks and Advertising Pieces to Pace Bottle Auction (7/8/14)
This George Washington/Zachary Taylor quart bottle (“The Father of His Country / A Little More Grape, Captain Bragg”), one of the finest examples known, is expected to sell for $5,000 to $10,000) in American Bottle Auctions’ next big online and catalog sale, scheduled to begin on July 11 and run through July 20.SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nearly 200 lots of rare and highly collectible bottles—including sodas, bitters, back bars, medicines, whiskey fifths and … More >>


Entire Contents of Mississippi’s Antebellum ‘Walter Place’ to be auctioned July 11-12 (7/3/14)
The entire contents of Walter Place—a spectacular antebellum home completed in 1859 and used as a Union Army camp and officers’ quarters during the Civil War—will be sold at auction July 11-12 by Stevens Auction Company. HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The entire contents of Walter Place—a spectacular antebellum home completed in 1859 and used as a … More >>


Red Wing Pottery Museum Grand Opening Headlines Pottery Collectors Society Convention (6/18/14)
A display of Red Wing stoneware crocks. The Red Wing Collectors Society’s annual convention will take place July 10-12 in Red Wing, Minn.RED WING, Minn. – Every year, the Red Wing Collectors Society’s annual convention proves to be a great time for … More >>


Militaria Spanning Multiple Wars, Generations to Cross Block at Mohawk Arms Sale (6/11/14)
This monumental German Second World War Reichstag National Culture Gobelin tapestry, measuring 11 feet, 10 inches by 10 feet, 2 inches, is expected to be the top lot in Mohawk Arms’ Auction #71, a live and internet auction that ends June 13-14. It carries a presale estimate of $25,000.BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A spectacular German Second World War tapestry that could have hung in the Reichstag building in Berlin, … More >>


Dr. Bode Collection of Worldwide Banknotes to Highlight International Paper Money Show (6/10/14)
Memphis postcardMEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Dr. Richard Bode Collection—an astounding compilation of worldwide banknotes ranging from the earliest known currency from … More >>


Asian Carvings, Works of Art to Lead Elite Decorative Arts Sale (6/9/14)
This large, 19th-century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four main panels, 38 ½ inches by 46 ¾ inches overall, is expected to realize between $30,000 and $40,000 or more at the Elite Decorative Arts’ upcoming Fine Asian Carvings & Works of Art Auction, slated for June 14.BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large and important 19th-century Chinese porcelain screen, an extraordinary and intricately carved Chinese red coral … More >>


A True Southern Lady’s Lifetime Collection, Estate of to be sold at Auction (6/4/14)
The lifetime collection and estate of the late Zoe Spedale—a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of a world-renowned surgeon, who appointed their spectacular Louisiana home (above) with the finest artwork, furniture and decorative accessories life had to offer, gathered quite literally from around the word—will be sold on Saturday, June 7, by Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen.ABERDEEN, Miss. – The lifetime collection and estate of the late Zoe Spedale—a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of … More >>


Porcelain Retrieved from 1690 Chinese Shipwreck to Highlight Auction (6/3/14)
Chinese blue and white kangxi porcelain finger bowl with blue banding on interior, exterior with landscape with buildings and rocks, was purportedly recovered from the Vung Tau, a ship that sank off the coast of Vietnam in the late 17th century. Despite its history, it has a modest auction estimate, as it is expected to fetch between $100 and $200. ATLANTA – Porcelain pieces retrieved from a Chinese shipwreck in 1690, as well as important paintings by noted British artists … More >>


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