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RESULTS OF TWO-DAY AUCTION DEDICATED TO JOHN DEERE COLLECTIBLES

RESULTS OF TWO-DAY AUCTION DEDICATED TO JOHN DEERE COLLECTIBLES

. July 25, 2009

(LE MARS, Iowa) – An extremely rare 1971 John Deere 2520 high crop diesel tractor with syncro-range transmission – one of fewer than 80 ever made – sold for $64,000 at a two-day sale of John Deere vintage tractors and related collectibles held July 8-9 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, of Nokomis, Ill., in conjunction with […]

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SPECIALIST SILVER AUCTIONEER LAUNCHES IN LONDON

. July 25, 2009

MATTHEW BARTON, who has over 20 years experience in the auction world, is delighted to announce that he will be holding his first independent auction of Silver, Works of Art and Objects of Vertu on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 in West Kensington at 25 Blythe Road, W14. He will be working as Matthew Barton Ltd […]

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HAL HUNT MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION RESULTS

HAL HUNT MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION RESULTS

. July 25, 2009

(NORTHPORT, Ala.) – A magnificent, nearly flawless diamond and platinum ring, boasting VVS1 quality, with a 6-carat center stone and a total weight of 8.22 carats, soared to $77,000 at a multi-estate sale held June 28 by Hal Hunt Auctions. Multiple bidders in the room battled for the ring before one determined participant finally claimed […]

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Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire at The Getty Museum

Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire at The Getty Museum

. July 24, 2009

The J. Paul Getty Museum announces The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire, an exhibition showcasing masterworks of Aztec sculpture—among them recent archaeological discoveries—which will be juxtaposed with 16th- to 18th-century illustrations that reflect European interpretations of Aztec culture. The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire, on view at the Getty Villa from […]

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Newark Museum Exhibits its Pioneering Pottery Collection

Newark Museum Exhibits its Pioneering Pottery Collection

. July 24, 2009

The Newark Museum art pottery collection began with an exhibition in 1910, just one year after the institution was founded by John Cotton Dana, and since has grown to be one of the country’s premier holdings. Exhibited as a collection only twice in the past 25 years, in 1984 and 1994, the Museum honors its […]

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