Bidders prepare to battle it out ?for rare McCoy, Hull cookie jars

Starting May 21, a significant collection of art pottery to include 45 pieces of Roseville, 24 pieces of Weller and nearly as many pieces of Van Briggle. Red Wing, Hull, Belleek and other makers, kick off a two-day event carried live online by Proxibid.com. About 30 cookie jars will be sold. Bidders will be interested in the rare McCoy Astronaut, the Shawnee Smiley Pig, Hull Little Red Riding Hood, and Ice Cream Elephant, Dalmatian and Humpty Dumpty, all by McCoy.
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Lamp and glass antique auction may gather $2-$3M

FAIRFIELD, Maine — Hot on the heels of their hugely successful firearms auction that grossed $10 million, James D. Julia, Inc. is about to impress their glass buying clientele with a two-day auction of fine lamps and art glass, Dec. 2-3. The outstanding array of treasures is comprised of over 700 lots expected to total $2 to $3 million.
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