Spring antique show and auction season is upon us, and the opportunities to appreciate, acquire and celebrate antiques and collectibles is plentiful.
Discovered buried in a $10 box of sheet music purchased at an estate sale decades ago, an early map of Texas was auctioned for $10,000 recently in Dallas.
A 'Buy Now' feature recently added to the Invaluable site provides shoppers with the opportunity to buy items immediately, in addition to participating in auctions.
American art pottery, various types of glass and furniture crossed the auction block during a January sale at Brown Auctions. A 15-inch Roseville Falline vase was a highlight in the glass category, selling for $1,500, while an RJ Horner dining set claimed top lot after commanding $14,500.
Selections of moderately valued firearms will come to auction March 14, during James D. Julia's Sporting & Collector Firearms session. Among the featured lots is one of the only known engraved antique Reid Knuckle Duster pistol.
CollectorCorkscrews.com is gearing up to present its next auction April 15-May 1. This follows a successful November auction that saw a 1876 Centenial (sic) corkscrew sell for $1,200.
A large ceramic ice pitcher created by Pablo Piccaso in 1952 is one of more than 60 lots featured in Auctionata's "Picasso Ceramics" auction, Feb. 24.
After stopping for roast beef sandwiches, at the Tic Toc Café, in Bowling Green, Mo. in 1933, infamous outlaws Bonnie & Clyde each signed a 1923 silver certificate for payment of their meal. That Silver Certificate is the standout lot in an online auction, open for bidding now through March 1.
At a recent sale presented by RR Auctions, the archives of late author Mario Puzo, who brought the story of the 'Godfather' to the public, was sold.
An early 20th century Newcomb College matte glaze baluster form vase may lead all art pottery, during Crescent City Auction Gallery's 1,400-lot auction, Feb. 27-28.