Archive for May, 2010

MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION FEATURING FURNITURE, LIGHTING, CLOCKS AND ACCESSORIES TO BE HELD IN PITTSFIELD, MASS

MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION FEATURING FURNITURE, LIGHTING, CLOCKS AND ACCESSORIES TO BE HELD IN PITTSFIELD, MASS

. May 6, 2010

An exceptional cataloged multi-estate auction featuring hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots in a broad range of categories – period furniture, antique clocks, vintage lighting, and more – will be held Saturday, May 22, at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s spacious gallery facility, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Previews will be held on Friday, […]

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Oriental Carpet Sells for $9.59 Million

. May 4, 2010

Approaching its 30th anniversary Claremont Rug Company declared 2010 “The Year of the Rug” and recent sales at the Gallery and of a rare carpet at auction have dramatically reinforced the claim. The most authoritative demonstration of the burgeoning interest in art level rugs was the recent sale of a 17th century Laver Kirman rug […]

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Skinner Sponsors Major Boston-Area Antiques Event: Wayside Inn Antiques Show, May 14-16 in Sudbury, Mass.

. May 3, 2010

Proceeds to benefit the Wayside Inn Historic Site MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. today announced its sponsorship of the Wayside Inn Antiques Show, a major new antiques show for the Boston area and the most significant fundraising endeavor that the historic landmark has held in its nearly 300-year history. The debut event will take place […]

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NM Collector Software JE Collecting Software version 2.0 Announced

. May 2, 2010

NM Collector Software JE Collecting Software ( http://www.nmcollectorsoftware.com ) keeps track of every aspect of gun or other valuable collections. This software program which can be downloaded for free or purchased on a portable USB flash drive. This collection management software tracks individual guns or other collectibles with model numbers, serial numbers, purchase date, purchase […]

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Elvis Presley Documents and Star War Collectibles Auctioned at Philip Weiss

Elvis Presley Documents and Star War Collectibles Auctioned at Philip Weiss

. May 1, 2010

Several property documents signed by Elvis Presley – to include the original contract to purchase Graceland in 1957 – plus Star Wars collectibles combined to lead the charge at a huge three-day multi-estate sale held Apr. 23-25 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The sale was held in the firm’s spacious gallery facility, located at #1 Neil […]

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