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Thomas Butterworth, Andrew Wyeth Works Highlight Converse Auction (10/6/09)
A half-dozen collographs (prints on paper) by Andrew Wyeth are expected to be a highlight at the upcoming Oct. 21 auction to be hosted by Gordon S. Converse & Co.WAYNE, Pa. – Some 200 lots of fine art, period American furniture, decorative accessories—including a pair of oils by Thomas … More >>

Gatling Guns Hits the Mark at Fontaine’s Civil War, Firearms and Militaria Auction (10/6/09)
The top lot of the Civil War, Firearms and Militaria Auction held by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery was this spectacular Colt Model 1883 .45 caliber Gatling gun, which realized $172,500.PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A Colt Model 1883 .45 caliber Gatling gun—the 19th-century precursor to the modern-day machine gun—scored a bull’s … More >>

Weekly News Roundup: Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 (9/29/09)
In art, antiques and collectibles headlines, we find a chess set used in an Ingmar Bergman film selling high, potentially … More >>

Thomas Brooks Rosewood Cylinder Desk Tops All at Kirkwood Mansion Auction (9/28/09)
This rosewood cylinder desk, made in the 1860s by Thomas Brooks, was the top lot at the Kirkwood Mansion Auction, held Sept. 5, bringing in $49,450. As it turns out, the desk will not be moved at all, as the new owners of the mansion won the desk and will keep it where it is.EUTAW, Ala. – A magnificent rosewood cylinder desk, made in the 1860s by Thomas Brooks and standing nine feet, three … More >>

Housing Works to Host ‘Early American Prints’ Charity Auction (9/28/09)
An 18th-century print of George Washington.NEW YORK – Housing Works Auctions announced today that on Wednesday, Oct. 7, it will host “Early American Prints,” a … More >>

18th Cent. Pennsylvania Chippendale Tiger Maple Desk Highlights Multi-Estate Sale (9/28/09)
This late-18th-century Pennsylvania Chippendale tiger maple desk garnered $41,400, making it the top lot at the multi-estate Historic Hillsborough Auction held Sept. 19.HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – A gorgeous late-18th century Pennsylvania Chippendale tiger maple desk—probably Lancaster County and crafted from strikingly figured tiger … More >>

Gabel Kuro, Wurlizter Jukeboxes to Highlight John Gurrech Collection Auction (9/22/09)
This extremely rare 1940 Gabel Kuro jukebox, completely restored and one of only a few known to exist, will highlight the upcoming auction of jukebox and advertising collector John Gurrech on Oct. 3.NORTHPORT, Ala. – The world-famous jukebox and advertising collection of the late John Gurrech of Houston, Tex., including an extremely … More >>

Weekly News Roundup: Sept. 21-25, 2009 (9/21/09)
Starting out art, auction and collectibles news is an armed robbery of a Rene Magritte painting worth €3 million, … More >>

Weiss Auction Items Run the Gamut: Stamps, Coins, Comic Art and Rock ‘N’ Roll (9/21/09)
Lots pertaining to reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes will be sold, including this signed flight cover, will be among the hundreds of items in an impressive array of categories up for auction on Oct. 3-4.OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – Hundreds of quality, fresh-to-the-market items in an impressive array of categories—to include stamps, coins, rare books, autographs, … More >>

Weekly News Roundup: Sept. 14-18, 2009 (9/14/09)
Headlining art, antiques and collectibles news are some stolen Warhol portraits, a stolen note from Jackie Kennedy and photographer Annie … More >>

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