Startling Sleepers is a new Antique Trader column, the focus of which will be auction lots with surprise endings.
Nearly 870 lots of historically significant objects relating to the life of President Abraham Lincoln debuts Sept. 17 in Heritage Auctions’ Lincoln and His Times auction.
A small trench art ammunition shell serves as more than a collectible to admire for Daniel Boehmke. The shell is a commemorative piece related to the sinking of the ship Boehmke's father served on during World War I.
Two paintings by noted French expressionist painter Rouault, each expected to realize upward of $20,000 each, are among the 250 paintings featured in Eldred's Aug. 3-5 auction.
An intricately designed Civil War sword, presented to Brigadier General Eli Huston Murray and possessing a unique provenance, is coming to auction July 28-30, during J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's sale.
Collectors of many interests lost a true ally and long-time ambassador recently, with the passing of esteemed hobby publishing pioneer Chester "Chet" Krause.
Hake's Americana's upcoming auction, slated for July 12-14, features a 'little of this and a little of that', including an 1860 political campaign flag, a collection of 'Man from U.N.C.L.E' memorabilia, and more in the 2,800+ lots.
More than 160 items belonging to or about Napoléon Bonaparte, from the collection of a late 20th century industrialist, will come before bidders June 18.
Examples of fine art, regulator clocks, a stunning chandelier, and vintage medals and badges are coming before bidders during May in June at Bidsquare.
Leading the pistol portion of Pook & Pook's firearms and militaria auction, May 21, is a pair of John Lambert Queen Anne pistols, with intricate silver wire inlays, and detailed engraving.