LITCHFIELD, Conn. – A major auction to help finish the interior of the new addition to the Litchfield Firehouse will be held Nov. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. at the firehouse, located at 258 West Street.
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.