Two seldom-seen E. Howard & Company regulator clocks will cross the auction block Nov. 14 at Fontaine's, and they may realize $300K together.
Schwenke Auctioneers will present a single owner auction Aug. 22 that features more than 350 lots, Asian and European porcelain from the18th and 19th century, American 18th and 19th century formal and country furniture, prints, banjo and tall clocks, needlework, pottery, stoneware and oriental rugs, among other items.
As Clars Auction Gallery prepares for its May 30-June 1 auction the hope is it will be as successful as the February sale; which saw a Chinese triple Fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock with automaton soar past its estimate of $40,000 to finish at $270,000.
A 19th century Vincenti & Cie gilt and patinated figural time-and-strike mantel clock is poised to lead all clocks slated to cross the auction block during Crescent City Auction Gallery's two-day estate sale, set for Mar. 7-8.
Claiming top lot during Fontaine's Auction Gallery's November clock and watch auction was an E. Howard & Company No. 47 wall-hanging astronomical regulator clock – one of only three examples known. The soared to a record price of $356,950.
Fontaine's gallery will be filled to the brim with clocks, watches and fobs and chains, including a seldom-seen Seth Thomas No. 8 office calendar clock, during the two-day sale Nov. 22-23.
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.
For the first time ever, the Mid-South Regional meeting organizers will be offering a Public Day to non-members of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors. The public can participate in all the functions offered on Saturday, Sept. 1, including the MART and special exhibit, “The Great Antique Clocks of the 1800s.”
More than 400 lots of antiques and fine art will be sold at auction Thursday, May 24, by Gordon S. Converse & Co. Categories include antique clocks, Asian objects, fine art, and more than 50 lots of toys and toy trains, among others.
Prominent collections of 18th and 19th century Chinese coral and ivory carvings from the estate of the late James W. Pihos, who owned 36 McDonald's franchises, will be sold without reserve at public auction May 5-6 in Melbourne, Fla.