A Federal mahogany musical tall case clock from 1815 is one of hundreds of eclectic pieces set to cross the auction block Jan. 17 during Pook & Pook, Inc.’s first sale of 2015, an Americana auction. Read More +
Vintage couture including 1960-80s dresses and accessories, memorabilia including autographed photos of The Beatles and The Rat Pack will lead Sterling Assoc.’s Nov. 19 auction. Read More +
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. Read More +
Two charmingly grotesque stoneware birds may very well commander the top roost in the March 8 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction at Morphy Auctions. Read More +
Former Buffalo soldier and renowned African-American artist Dox Thrash’s work, including a gouche portrait, during Elite Decorative Arts Oct. 5 sale. Read More +
Auction Team Breker celebrates 25 years of sales with its 121st specialty auction May 26, 2012, including a complete set of 18th century French trepanning instruments. Trepanning is the practice of removing a small circular section of the human skull. Read More +
The May Gold Rush at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn., opens May 11-13, 2012. The show is back on its regular Mother’s Day weekend. Read More +
A Beverly Hills collection comprises 400 of the 1,000 lots to be auctioned, and features 200 absolutely fresh to the market antique European and American clocks. Featured additional highlight: John Wayne’s silver-trimmed leather saddle. Read More +
A July 2011 auction of science, technology and clocks saw bidders vie for rare microscopes, telescopes and unusual Bakelite models of molecules. The unusual discoveries blew pre-sale estimates out of the water. A rare treadle-operated lathe crafted in London in 1827 sold for an astonishing $65,000.
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A large 1920’s Acoma Pueblo olla realized $8,000 and a Ramses figural perfume in the shape of a sphinx sold for $7,000 in Cordier Antiques & Auctions’ Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction in Camp Hill, Pa., June 11-12, 2011. Other highlights of the sale included a Bakelite figural pin in the form of a pumpkin for $5,000 and a Herend dinner service for $6,500.
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