More than 575 lots of vintage posters, including an 1899 vintage bicycle poster advertising Liberator Cycles & Automobiles, will be offered up for bid May 6 by Poster Auctions International.
Martha Jane Starr, whose father co-founded Phillips Petroleum, spent more than 60 years collecting antiques and fine furnishings. Starr and her husband donated major collections to various museums; the heirlooms that remain will be sold at public auction without reserve.
A late 19th century Russian red enameled medal is expected to take top lot honors from among the approximate 400 lot offerings in an April 28 live and online auction.
Bidding is open now for REA’s annual spring sports-related and Americana auction, which is filled with more than 1,500 lots of rare and desirable sports memorabilia and American history.
Prominent collections of 18th and 19th century Chinese coral and ivory carvings from the estate of the late James W. Pihos, who owned 36 McDonald's franchises, will be sold without reserve at public auction May 5-6 in Melbourne, Fla.
Rare, previously unaccounted for 19th century copperplate printing sells for more than double its estimate to anonymous East Coast buyer in public auction of historical manuscripts.