Morphy Auctions recently forged an alliance with the specialist company Sparkle City Comics, of North Bergen, New Jersey to launch a new Comic Book division during a Feb. 9-11, 2011 Toys & Advertising sale that features 200 prized comics from an original-owner collection. Read More +
NEWMAN GROVE, Neb. — Beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 8, the Community Center, downtown Newman Grove, Neb., will be the site of a one-day estate-auction event clearing the collections of Ron Wiese and the late Jackie Wiese. Fowlkes Realty & … Read More +
Three major collections were up for auction this September as part of the 2,700 lots featured, the first of which was the Putnam Green Collection. This outstanding collection of rare, historic, and high condition U.S. & German Military Arms set records for four genres. The first record of this collection was a rare early production U.S. Colt Model 1911 semi-automatic pistol serial number 33 selling for $109,250 a world record for a U.S. Colt 1911 Army, making it the top lot of the auction. Read More +
Collectibles of the highest order will be up for bid from Oct. 24 through Nov. 10, 2011 when Hermann Historica holds its 63rd auction. The sale features examples from a wide range of categories, including antiquities, arms and armor, works of art, hunting collectibles, orders and militaria. Read More +
Asian results astonished the crowd as Clars Auction Gallery hosted its monthly two-day sale of fine antiques, arts and furnishings March 12-13. Anticipated to be a strong sale across the board, it was not anticipated that one of the Asian lots would account for over 10 percent of the sale’s $900,000 gross.
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$1 million. The amount represents the investment Asian art and antiques buyers spent through Artfact.com’s online sales during the month of March. The steadily-growing market segment is reaching worldwide dominance through the firm’s online bidding platform, Artfact Live! The platform enabled a number of auction houses across the United States (from Doyle New York to I.M. Chait to Freeman’s) achieved record sales of Asian antiques, including a Chinese Kangxi porcelain beaker vase which brought $23,000.
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