Cortes’ Paris street scene nets $34,500

HILSBOROUGH, N.C. – An oil on canvas Paris street scene by the renowned French painter Edouard Cortes (1882-1969), titled Boulevard des Capucines, sold for $34,500 at a two-session Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog Auction held June 19 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. Read More +

Classic & Collectible Timepieces

Wristwatches are among the earliest of the fashions that truly had a great function and purpose other than serving as a stunning accessory. The beauty and innovation of their design wasn’t lost on many wristwatch-wearers, given the popularity of wristwatches as family heirlooms and collectibles. Take a journey through two centuries of wristwatches, with Reyne Haines, noted appraiser and recurring guest expert on The Early Show on CBS, in the recently released book Vintage Wristwatches.

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Check out Antique Auction Podcast

For the last year, auctioneer and appraiser Martin Willis and co-host Phyllis Kao have reported on nearly every facet of the antiques hobby through their independent Website Across 25 different segments, the two record and broadcast live interviews with … Read More +