In the early evening of April 14, 2011 Bonhams New York will hold Whisky, a 322-lot sale that includes three notable private collections, along with a variety of other Scottish single malt whisky consignments. On April 16, 2011, the firm hosts a tri-city wine auction, led from New York and simulcast to its Bonhams & Butterfields salerooms in San Francisco and Los Angeles. "These two April sales present to our growing international client base an excellent selection of sought-after wine and whiskies from the leading producers of the world," said Richard Pike, Bonhams director of New York Wine and Whisky.
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A gorgeous 19th century Chinese pagoda form wood and ivory display cabinet breezed to $34,500 at a Dec. 3-4 auction held in a new, state-of-the-art gallery in Hillsborough, N.C. The first day of the two-day sale was devoted entirely to wines, resulting in six bottles of Chateau Lafite Rothschild (French, 2000), with the original tissue, selling for $12,880.
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It was a snowy New Year’s Eve day, and the appraisers were making a house call. The client was a woman with a family heirloom, a piece of cut and painted paper silhouette art from a genre known by its German name, scherenschnitte. Read More +
InvestComics.com and ComicsPriceGuide.com (CPG) have teamed-up to better inform collectors and serious investors regarding the comic book market and collectible field. Read More +
This week we offer you two sides of the same coin. Columnist Wayne Jordan and guest columnist Daryle Lambert write about the changing market place of antiques and how important it is for all of us to keep an eye … Read More +
What’s your passion? Early Ming vases? Hepplewhite chairs? Art Nouveau jewelry? One in three Americans collects something. Even antique collections that start as hobbies can quickly build in value to thousands, or even millions, of dollars. Once the collection becomes a significant part of your net worth, it should be considered in any wealth management strategy. But few collectors or advisors take this view. Read More +
I had the chance to read Craig Gottlieb’s History’s Jackpot, Investing in Antique Collectibles over the weekend. It’s a brand new book that just came out in October, and Mr. Gottlieb has chosen to use Antique Trader to help get … Read More +
The intention of Craig Gottlieb’s latest book, History’s Jackpot, Investing in Antique Collectibles, is to help collectors maximize the returns on their collections. At the heart of the matter is the question: Are antique collectibles a good investment? Read More +
MATTHEWS, N.C. – A Parker Brothers AA Pigeon Gun wood and metal advertising sign, one of only two known, sold for a record $7,543 in an Internet and catalog auction that concluded Aug. 1-2 by SoldUSA.com. Read More +