A quilt, created during the Spanish-American war, featuring a large eight-point center star and U.S. flags on a green background, embroidered with “War was declared April 22 1898" was among several lots to sell during Garth's Early American Auction, earlier this summer.
An 1844 campaign banner for the Polk candidacy soared to $185,000, setting a new world record, during an auction of the second part of the Merrill C. Berman Collection, presented by Heritage Auctions on June 27.
A grain painted chest of drawers, Japanese prints, bird decorated stoneware and several items from various estates will come before bidders Aug. 1-2, during Willis Henry Auctions' Folk Art & Estates Auction.
More than 400 antique and vintage lamps and lighting is the majority of the 500+ lot online-only auction being presented by John W. Coker, July 25.
J. Levine Auction & Appraisers is prepping for a diverse pair of auctions to round out July and kick off Aug. Among the more notable items is a carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, and Bat Masterson's 1882 revolver.
The 34th annual Radiofest will turn things up in July 31-Aug 2, 2015 in Burr Ridge, Ill.
Hundreds of vintage and antique duck decoys are among the 530+ lots in Copley Fine Art Auctions July 24-25.
A 19th century painting of a a Bacchanalian feast, painted by noted Belgian artist Henri-Jules Corneille Groux may command $9,000 at an auction to be offered by John Moran Auctioneers, July 28.
The great grand-niece-in-law of Archibald McMahon, one of the players on The Brooklyn Atlantics team of 1860, is the consignor of a rare team baseball card, headlining Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night Sports Auction, held July 30, in conjunction with the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.
From fish carvings and Stickley furniture to a French plate from President Lincoln's White House service will come to auction, through Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers, July 24-25.