An “Electromotograph” telephone receiver, invented by Thomas Edison, soared to $40,000 before the gavel fell during a spring auction at Auction Team Breker. Plus, a collection of about 300 self-playing musical instruments captivated bidders.
As the closure of Beverly Hills Fine Antiques, due to retirement, marks an end of an era, it also prompts a no-reserve auction set for June 29, and offered by Don Presley Auction.
Chandelieres, marble and bronze statutes, fine art, silver and furniture by the likes of Handle and Duffner are among the country estate items headlining the June 21 auction June being offered by Fontaine's Auction Gallery.
Pieces from notable collections fetched a record-setting $6 million during the Fine Jewelry and Timepieces April 6-8 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’. Leading all lots was a .06 carat emerald cut diamond which realized $464,500, against a presale estimate of $250,000 to $300,000.
According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.
Virtual participation in Sloans & Kenyon's February Estate catalog auction may be as easy as 1, 2,3 using the new auction app the company is unveiling for the Feb. 7-8 sale.
An exciting selection of antique advertising, toys and dolls, from various private East Coast collections, including an Izannah Walker cloth doll that was rescued from the trash, made for an exceptional sale at James D. Julia.
In this installment of the Ask the Experts antiques appraisal column, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo reveals details on identifying and valuing antique side chairs.
Tim's Auctions is holding an online-only estates auction totaling more than 500 lots in a wide array of antiques categories will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17.
Cordier Auctions is opening its two-day Fall Antique & Fine Art auction with a single-consignor, 80-lot collection of Charles Lindbergh memorabilia.