Found 462 articles matching News category.
  • Nov 12 2014
  • 12 Nov 2014

Only ‘Double’ RAF Distinguished Flying Cross Awarded to Indian Pilot under Gavel

LONDON – The first Royal Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross ever awarded to an Indian pilot, later to be dubbed the “Father of the Indian […]

  • Sep 25 2014
  • 25 Sep 2014

Outdoorsman Revolver Owned & Used by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Cross Block

FAIRFIELD, Maine – A Smith & Wesson cased revolver belonging to—and used by—First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is one of many firearms to come up for […]

  • Sep 11 2014
  • 11 Sep 2014

Items from Estate of Decorated Marine Pilot to be Sold by The Specialists of the South

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Nineteenth-century furniture, Southwestern and Asian objects and artwork and ceramic collectibles from the estate of John Townsend Tyler—a highly decorated U.S. […]

  • Aug 25 2014
  • 25 Aug 2014

Superman Comic Book Smashes Sales Record by more than $1 Million on eBay

As expected, the final 10 minutes of the eBay auction selling the highest-rated Action Comics #1—the first appearance of Superman—were as exciting as an Internet auction can […]

  • Aug 5 2014
  • 5 Aug 2014

Collection of Dennis Brown Gauge 1 Locomotives to Pace Transport Auction

For those of us whose only familiarity with the British model railroads is Thomas the Tank engine, the announcement on Tuesday that the late Dennis […]

  • Jul 30 2014
  • 30 Jul 2014

Sword and Staff from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Film to be sold at Bonhams

In news that will have fans of Middle Earth all a-twitter from Mordor to the Shire, two of the most powerful and magical weapons feature […]

  • Jul 21 2014
  • 21 Jul 2014

Buyer of Chinese ‘Chicken Cup’ Racks up 422 Million American Express Reward Points

Many of us plan our big, monthly purchases with rewards points in mind. Whether they are frequent flyer bonus points, credit card rewards points or […]

  • Jul 17 2014
  • 17 Jul 2014

First Purely Islamic Coin—a Umayyad 77h Gold Dinar—to be auctioned in London

LONDON – The first purely Islamic coin, an exceptionally rare Umayyad 77h gold dinar, is expected to draw in the numismatist on Aug. 6 when […]

  • Jul 14 2014
  • 14 Jul 2014

Jacques Littlefield’s Collection of Tanks and other Historic Military Vehicles Auctioned

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. — Collectors from around the world said “tanks a lot” when they bought up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles […]

  • Jul 10 2014
  • 10 Jul 2014

Sotheby’s to sell the ‘Henry Graves Supercomplication’ – the ‘Holy Grail’ of Watches

GENEVA – A masterpiece of horology, the Henry Graves Supercomplication watch—made by Patek Philippe in 1933—is the most famous watch in the world and it […]