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  • Oct 6 2009
  • 6 Oct 2009

Renoir Lithograph Tops Dallas Auction Gallery Auction

DALLAS – Dallas Auction Gallery recently hosted an important auction featuring a Pierre Auguste Renoir, “Le Chapeau Epingle” lithograph in sanguine, a pair of Chinese […]

  • Oct 6 2009
  • 6 Oct 2009

Gatling Guns Hits the Mark at Fontaine’s Civil War, Firearms and Militaria Auction

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A Colt Model 1883 .45 caliber Gatling gun—the 19th-century precursor to the modern-day machine gun—scored a bull’s eye when it soared to […]

  • Sep 28 2009
  • 28 Sep 2009

Thomas Brooks Rosewood Cylinder Desk Tops All at Kirkwood Mansion Auction

EUTAW, Ala. – A magnificent rosewood cylinder desk, made in the 1860s by Thomas Brooks and standing nine feet, three inches tall, soared to $49,450 […]

  • Sep 14 2009
  • 14 Sep 2009

Rare Hawkes Coronet Pattern Tray Tops American Brilliant Cut Glass Auction

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A rare American Brilliant Cut Glass (ABCG) oval-shaped tray in the Coronet pattern by Hawkes was the top seller at a […]

  • Aug 31 2009
  • 31 Aug 2009

Rare California Clubhouse Whiskey Bottle—First Ever to be Auctioned—Brings $30,240

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A medium chocolate amber California Clubhouse Whiskey bottle, made circa 1872-74 and one of only nine examples known, soared to $30,240 in […]

  • Aug 23 2009
  • 23 Aug 2009

Parker Brothers AA Pigeon Gun Sign Highlights Sporting & Firearms Auction

MATTHEWS, N.C. – A Parker Brothers AA Pigeon Gun wood and metal advertising sign, one of only two known, sold for a record $7,543 in […]

  • Aug 18 2009
  • 18 Aug 2009

Antiques Show Offers Treasures for Those Who Know How to Look

The headlines read: “Mid-Summer Blues Amidst a Depressed Marketplace!” I see it every day in the newspaper and on CNN, but someone forgot to tell […]

  • Aug 17 2009
  • 17 Aug 2009

Important 1734 Henry Popple Maps of Colonial North America to Sell Online

SEDONA, Ariz. – One of the most important maps of Colonial North America—Henry Popple’s “Map of the British Empire in North America,” published in 1734—will […]

  • Aug 10 2009
  • 10 Aug 2009

Auction Report: President Garfield Ambrotypes & Daguerreotypes Top Sale

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – An historic archive comprising nine ambrotype and daguerreotype images of James A. Garfield—taken in the 1850s and the first known images of […]

  • Aug 4 2009
  • 4 Aug 2009

Exotic Ivory, Fine Art and a Great Big Rock Sell in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A large ivory collection from a Miami doctor, the result of a 30-year collecting effort, provided the backbone of sales […]