Antique Detective Anne Gilbert answers reader questions about their antique and collectible items.
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. — A long-hidden cache of English art and antiques will auction without reserve, with 600 other largely unreserved lots, at the Rago Arts and Auction Center on Aug. 7-8, 2009.
ABERDEEN, Miss. – A stunning 5-piece rosewood Victorian bedroom suite, signed Mitchell & Rammelsberg (circa 1860), soared to $51,700 at the living estate sale of Katherine Creamer, a discerning collector from Mobile, Ala
DENVER, Pa. – On Aug. 13-15, Dan Morphy Auctions will conduct the biggest cataloged sale in its history – a 3,000-lot no-reserve absolute auction featuring long-held private collections of Kentucky rifles, fine dolls and toys, mechanical music boxes, decorative art, jewelry and gold coins.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare and fine E. Howard & Co. No. 61 astronomical floor standing regulator clock sold for $161,000 at a sale of vintage clocks and watches held May 30-31 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Over 1,000 lots of vintage antique clocks and watches – many of them exceedingly rare and highly collectible timepieces – will be sold at a two-day, four-session sale planned for May 30-31 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A monumental, 10-foot-tall carved oak grandfather clock by R. J. Horner soared to $97,750 at a multi-estate sale held April 4 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery.
ELGIN, Ill. – Bunte Auction needs no bail-out, because they are doing just fine. The auction of Feb. 28-March 1 demonstrated that they are doing well in spite of economic concerns.
Gordon S. Converse & Co. – the fledgling auction house launched just last year – is preparing for its third auction on Saturday, April 25, with a multi-estate sale loaded with vintage clocks, period furniture, estate silver, collectible books and more.
An exceptional antique estate auction featuring some of the biggest names in period American furniture, vintage lighting and more will be sold Saturday, April 4, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery.