Archive for January, 2011

18th Century Mahogany Bureau Table Auctions for $5.7 Million

18th Century Mahogany Bureau Table Auctions for $5.7 Million

. January 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

An 18th century mahogany bureau table carved by Newport’s most celebrated cabinetmaker sold for a stunning $5.7 million at Christie’s New York on Wednesday morning, placing it among the highest auction prices ever realized for an item of American furniture. Offered at $700,000-900,000, the table was pursued by multiple bidders, who rapidly drove the price […]

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Heritage Auctions Offers The Savannah Collection in Comics Sale

. January 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

“The Savannah Collection,” a newly discovered grouping of more than 40,000 comic books, spanning from 1958 to the present, and acquired directly from the distributor, valued in total at more than $1 million – roughly $350,000 of which is in this auction – makes its debut in Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 24-26 Signature® Vintage Comics & […]

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Mummies of the World at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Mummies of the World at the Milwaukee Public Museum

. January 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

Mummies of the World, the largest traveling exhibition ever assembled, is currently at the Milwaukee Public Museum until May 30, 2011, when it will head to the Northeast and then make it’s way throughout museums in the U.S. Featuring 150 never-before-seen real human and animal mummies from Asia, Oceania, Europe, Egypt and South America, including […]

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Atlantic City Antiques & Collectibles Show Mar 19 – 20

. January 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Atlantic City Antiques & Collectors Show, a premier antique show managed by JMK Shows and Events, will be held Saturday, March 19, and Sunday, March 20, at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Show managers expect antique and collecting enthusiasts from across the country to attend. Special exhibits and events are scheduled, including appraisals by […]

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Long Beach Expo Shows 100-Ounce Gold Nugget

. January 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

The headline-making 100-ounce gold nugget recently discovered in Northern California’s Gold Rush country will make its first public appearance in Southern California at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com), February 3 – 5, 2011. Open to the public, the show will be held in the Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine […]

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