The Pebble Partnership is auctioning off surplus equipment ahead of another season of little to no work at its site north of Iliamna. LINK (via: Alaska Dispatch News)
It’s getting better all the time for collectors of music memorabilia. On April 18, the garden gnome appearing on the cover of the Beatles’ beloved album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was the big attraction at the Heritage Auctions Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction in Beverly Hills. Show More Summary
Following the record breaking results of Asian Art Week at Christie?s New York in March (15-21), which saw 10 sales including The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth achieve the highest total for Asian Art Week in New York ($161,142,063...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s auction of Important Watches in Geneva on 13 May 2015 will present a broad selection of timepieces combining the finest workmanship and innovation in watchmaking. Setting the scene will be an ensemble of wonderful pocket watches: chronometrical masterpieces by Patek Philippe. Show More Summary
With only four weeks to go until RM Sotheby?s incredible Villa Erba auction during the Concorso d?Eleganza Villa d?Este weekend, RM Sotheby?s announced the consignment of a stunning 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider, chassis 2505 GT. Show More Summary
Ikon?s 50th anniversary celebrations culminates with Artists for Ikon, an exhibition at the gallery (24 April ? 4 May 2015) followed by a major contemporary art auction at Sotheby?s, London in July 2015. The exhibition previews works donated for the auction by some of today?s most important artists, all of whom have exhibited at the gallery. Show More Summary
There is a superb selection of British notes in Spink's May 6th auction. It features a great selection of black and white notes and other Bank of England prefixes and low numbers. Of great interest is a group of Scottish notes from the Clydesdale Bank. Show More Summary
Whyte's announced an auction of historical collectibles including antiquities, artefacts, manuscripts, documents, printed ephemera, maps, prints, photographs, picture postcards, medals, militaria, weapons, newsreel films, antiquarian and collectable books. Show More Summary
Links for you. Science: Facts Are Your Friends — Vaccinate Your Children A vaunted new study says women have it easy in STEM fields. Don’t believe it. It’s the WaterMAN award, afterall… Apollo-era computer auction brings back memory to a … Continue reading ?
On May 11 the auction house Christie’s hopes to brush past its previous world record for art sold at auction when Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O”) goes on the block, with bidding expected to reach $140 million or more. Show More Summary
A 1977 Pontiac Trans Am styled like the one in the hit movie Smokey and the Bandit and previously owned by the Bandit himself, Burt Reynolds, has sold at auction for an impressive $172,000. The car went under the hammer Friday night at the Carlisle Auctions event that took place in Carlisle, Pennsylvania this past week. But didn’t Reynolds...
While modern-day muscle cars can easily surpass the 600-horsepower mark — the Challenger Hellcat and the Shelby GT come to mind — back in the day, anything that had more than 400 horses on tap was labeled as extraordinary. In the early...Show More Summary
On 10th of June Christie?s London will offer a 1931 self-portrait by Amrita Sher-Gil, depicting one of India?s most important modern artists at the age of 18, recognised today as pioneer of Indian modernism. This is the first painting...Show More Summary
An extremely rare egg, measuring over 30 centimetres high will be offered at Sotheby?s auction in London on 30th April 2015, with an estimate of £30,000 ? 50,000. Believed to be over 400 years old, the egg comes from the Elephant Bird - the largest bird ever to live on the planet. Show More Summary
Bonhams held a successful auction of Prints & Multiples that achieved more than $2 million on April 21 in San Francisco, with 85 percent of its lots sold by value and new international auction records set for several works. Its contemporary prints performed especially well. Show More Summary
Stephenson?s Auctioneers, estate specialists based in Bucks County (suburban Philadelphia), Pa., will open its doors to welcome toy and train collectors on Friday, May 8, as it presents the John Dieterly collection, Part I. A vast assemblage...Show More Summary
Nye and Company is pleased to announce that its April auction, which consists primarily of 20th century decorative arts, comprised of Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern furniture, lighting and table-top articles, is now open for bidding through April 28th on www.iGavelauctions.com. Show More Summary
A backpack strap used on the lunar surface by Edgar Mitchell during the Apollo 14 mission sold for $41,806, according to Massachusetts-based RR Auction. The fabric strap, made of beta cloth and has a metal hook at one end ? its primary function to securely hold in place the primary life support backpack worn by Mitchell as he walked on the moon. Show More Summary
LACMA sculpture: In the April 24 Calendar section, an article about a rare Ernst Ludwig Kirchner sculpture acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art misidentified the buyer of a different Kirchner sculpture sold at auction. The buyer in that 2006 auction was Ronald Lauder, not Leonard Lauder.
Bankrupt RadioShack doesn’t have a lot of assets left that anyone might want, but one very marketable asset is its mailing lists. Specifically, 65 million names and addresses and 13 million e-mail addresses. In March, RadioShack said that it wouldn’t be selling that information…yet. Now that it’s time to sell off the former company’s intellectual property, all of that … [More]