Archive for June, 2016

2016 American Political Items Collectors National Convention Slated for July 6-10 in Harrisburg, PA

2016 American Political Items Collectors National Convention Slated for July 6-10 in Harrisburg, PA

. June 27, 2016

HARRISBURG, PA – The Democratic National Convention is not the only assemblage of politically minded individuals that will be gathering in Pennsylvania this year. The American Political Items Collectors (APIC) have selected the Keystone State’s capital city of Harrisburg for their 2016 national convention. The July 6-10 event will be headquartered at the Harrisburg Hilton, […]

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Gauguin Painting to be Auctioned in Litchfield Connecticut

Gauguin Painting to be Auctioned in Litchfield Connecticut

. June 24, 2016

LITCHFIELD, CT – It’s a scenario every art appraiser and auctioneer dreams of – exploring the contents of a long-held collection and discovering an artwork that is much more important than even its knowledgeable owner initially believed. That was the case when Nick Thorn, president of Litchfield County Auctions & Appraisals, was asked to evaluate […]

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ANTIQUE CHINESE ANIMATED TRIPLE FUSEE BRACKET CLOCK MAKES $1.27 MILLION AT FONTAINE’S ANTIQUE & CLOCK  SALE

ANTIQUE CHINESE ANIMATED TRIPLE FUSEE BRACKET CLOCK MAKES $1.27 MILLION AT FONTAINE’S ANTIQUE & CLOCK SALE

. June 13, 2016

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to sell for $1.27 million at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s cataloged antique and clock auction held May 21st in the firm’s Pittsfield showroom. It was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million, drew 150 […]

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