San Francisco in the '60s brings thoughts of hippies and psychedelic rock, but the counterculture manifested itself in all the arts. Some of the rare 45 R.P.M. recordings from San Francisco bands have become valuable, but for collectors of the era's artifacts, the greatest prizes are often original copies of the posters that promoted...
Clars Auction Gallery is celebrating the largest fine art and antiques sale in the firm’s 40 year history, following its May 19-20, 2012 fine art sale. “It was phenomenal to watch the bidding come in from around the world and energy on the sale room floor,” said Deric Torres, Clars' director of decorative art...
A rare Cigar Store Indian figure, beautifully carved in the 1880s by the renowned artisan Samuel Robb, sold for $94,400 at a three-day auction event held March 30-April 1 by Showtime Auction Services.
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Mosby & Co.'s April 28 auction carried an eclectic mix of posters, porcelain, paintings and prints along with toys, advertising, folk art and Americana. The firm reported its best selection of posters to date.
Bonhams will present a selection of art from Grateful Dead lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in its Visions of Garcia auction, May 8 in San Francisco. The highly anticipated auction, also simulcast in New York, will offer one-of-a-kind memorabilia, including original and rare works by Garcia and guitars designed specially for him.
More than 575 lots of vintage posters, including an 1899 vintage bicycle poster advertising Liberator Cycles & Automobiles, will be offered up for bid May 6 by Poster Auctions International.
A rare 1910 Wheel of Death motorbike-racing poster is just one of the unique finds collectors can expect from Mosby & Co.'s April 28, 2012 auction. In addition to an assortment of 19th- and early 20th-century posters, the 550 lot sale includes sculptures, clocks and an unpicked collection of Chinese soapstone.
The legendary Errol Flynn (1909-59) was one of the great action stars of his era, and his many classic films have come to epitomize the adventure films of the 1930s and ’40s. Collector Tom McNulty shows how values for Errol Flynn lobby cards mirror his best and worst movies.
Toronto's A.H. Wilkens is hosting a three-session auction April 17-18, 2012 filled with a wide array of rare and unusual objects including silver silver and Judaica. The silver is followed by a wide array of Asian arts featuring Chinese ivory, jade, porcelain and stone.