Mastro offers live “Connoisseur” event in May

BURR RIDGE, Ill. – Mastro Auctions will conduct a live “Connoisseur” event at 10 a.m. on May 3, at company headquarters in Burr Ridge, Ill.

Beatles AT 4-16.jpgLimited edition photograph by  Harry Bensen, "Beatles Arriving New York 1966," offered at Mastro Auctions’ May 3 Conoisseur event.

The more than 500 lots will be an eclectic mix. Sections of the auction will be dedicated to American presidential and political history, world events, entertainment memorabilia, Lalique glass, fine and decorative arts, vintage radios, Disneyana, antique toys, comic book and original illustration, American Southwest carvings and kachina dolls and coins for the collector.

Icart AT 4-16.jpgMastro Auctions introduced live “Connoisseur” sales in 2007. Already the leading auctioneer in high-end Internet sports and Americana collectibles, Mastro Auctions sees its move into the live auction arena as the next logical growth step for the its brand.

“Our live auction events allow us to provide yet another level of service and opportunity to our rapidly increasing customer base,” says Nick Dawes, vice president of Mastro Auctions’ live auction division. Cool Radio AT 4-16.jpg“The response to our inaugural event was very strong. We believe our live Connoisseur sales will become events that are as anticipated as those that compose the balance of our powerful auction line-up.”

Beautiful mid-century Art Deco radio offered at Mastro Auctions’ May 3 Conoisseur event.

To pre-register, or for more information, call 630-472-1200 or go online to