Desirable vintage photography, jewelry collection crossing the block Oct. 27

antique Brilliant cut diamond ring

Best known for its Brilliant cut glass auctions, Woody Auctions is offering two major single-owner lifetime collections – one of phonographs and stereo view cards, the other of pocket watches, wrist watches and jewelry. One collection holds a 2.25-ct. round brilliant diamond while the other offers collectors a chance to own a rare Dolly Record doll by Madame Hendren. Read More +

Edison Ajax phonograph chimes in at $45,000

crop2-Edison-Ajax-phonograph

An Edison Ajax (Class M Electric) 5-inch cylinder phonograph in a curved glass floor model cabinet brought $45,000 at a Stanton Auctioneers’ sale. The piece hailed from the Michael Meiselman estate, one of the largest private representations of top quality phonographs and music boxes sold in recent years. Read More +