Auction Report: Error Stamps Highlights Philip Weiss Auctions
OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A block of six rare Canadian error stamps (Scott 387A), never hinged, from the corner of the sheet, sold for $50,850 at a multi-estate sale held May 8-9 by Philip Weiss Auctions. It was the first of two May weekend events conducted by the firm; the other was held May 29-30. Both […]
Auction Report: Heritage Has Original Dr Pepper Formula
When what is widely considered to be the original formula for Dr Pepper crosses the auction block at Heritage Auction Galleries on May 13 , the world will finally get a chance to see just what it was that originally gave one of America’s three greatest soft drinks—and certainly its first—that distinctive, so-hard-to-identify flavor. It […]
Auction Report: Bonhams European Furniture and Decorative Arts
A connoisseur’s auction, bar none, Bonhams and Butterfields presents an extraordinary collection of more than 1,500 hundred lots in this, not to be missed, Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts auction on March 30. The highlights of the sale include: Lot 1196, a Louis XVI-style bronze mounted amboynas-and-mahogany vitrine stamped with the maker’s mark, Henry […]
What’s Hidden in Your Attic?
What treasures are crannied away in a basement? The garage? A steamer trunk from a great-grandparent’s grand tour of Europe, opened after years and found crammed with collectibles? Or that usual suspect, the attic? A Cincinnati, Ohio, attic produced more than your average trove. Up there at the top of the house was discovered not […]
Sports Collectibles News March 2-6
The past few weeks have been busy for the world of sports and sports collectibles. To make sure you’re in tune with the latest sports collectibles news, I’ve brought all the top stories together in this roundup. • Tiger is Back! Upper Deck Releases New Cards—Five years. That’s how long it’s been since Upper Deck […]
Auction Report: Pook and Pook Variety Results
Earlier this month, we previewed Pook and Pook Auctions’ two-day Variety sale. This Downingtown, Pa., company gained national attention in 1999 when it enjoyed the largest on-site single-day sale, grossing more than $4.3 million dollars. The results are in for the Dec. 4 and 5 sale, which had a cross section of more than 1,500 […]
’Tis the season
Ahh, the wonderful holiday season. Good cheer. Good parties. Mistletoe. Eggnog. Also the time to reach out and say hi to friends and family. This year, save some money for the other good part of the season-gift giving-by sending a virtual card instead of a traditional snail-mail one. Click here and choose an exquisite and […]
Auction Report: GoAntiques Online Posters
With more than 500 posters in its Dec. 16 live auction, GoAntiques has cornered the market for period, authentic posters in this very exciting sale. GoAntiques is the only virtual marketplace in the art, antiques and collectibles industry offering an integrated, one-step solution for both storefront and live-auction selling.
Auction Report: December 10, 2008
With most of our partner auction houses that specialize in fine art, antiques and collectibles going on hiatus for the holidays—and by the way, stay tuned, there are some great sales coming up after the first of the year—I turned to iGavel not as a last resort but, I admit this in all candor, to check them out for the first time.
Auction Report: December 3, 2008
Since 1984, Pook and Pook Auctions in Downingtown, Pa., has conducted some of the most credible sales of antiques, collectibles and memorabilia. Ronald and Debra Pook, a husband-and-wife team, have committed themselves to a level of credibility second to none.