Archive for March, 2012

Scott of the Antarctic farewell letter for £163,250 at Bonhams

. March 31, 2012

The first of the farewell letters written in the Antarctic by Captain Robert Scott as he realised that he and his team would not survive was sold at Bonhams Polar Sale in London on 30 March for £163,250. It had been estimated to make £100,000-150,000…

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Sotheby’s announce auction of Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons on 17 April in New York

. March 30, 2012

Sotheby’s New York auction of Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons on 17 April 2012 will offer a strong selection of rare and magnificent objects, many of which are emerging from private collections where they have been hidden for decades.
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Newly Discovered 1823 William Stone Printing Of The Declaration Of Independence for Sale At Heritage Auctions

. March 28, 2012

A newly discovered 1823 printing of the Declaration of Independence, painstakingly engraved and printed by William Stone to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the founding of The United States, is expected to bring $250,000+ when it comes across the auc…

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First Edition Of Adam Smith’s 1776 ‘Wealth Of Nations’ Anchors The James And Deborah Boyd Collection In Heritage Auction

. March 28, 2012

A rare and well-kept 1776 first edition of Adam Smith’s groundbreaking work of economics, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, described by Printing and the Mind of Man as “the first and greatest classic of modern econom…

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Burton Ohio Antiques Market announced for June 9

. March 28, 2012

Now celebrating its 51st year, the Burton Antiques Market returns to the Geauga County Fairgrounds for the first of this years’ semi-annual shows on June 9th. With 400 of America’s leading dealers displaying their finest antiques and vintage collectibles, there promises to be something for everyone in all price ranges. The show starts off at […]

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