Example of a 1895 Morgan silver dollar

Numismatic Crime Information Center Tip Leads to Arrests in the Rob Gronkowski Break-in During Super Bowl

  • April 01, 2018

While New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was busy playing in Super Bowl LII on Feb. 5, suspects were busy burglarizing his home, which he shared with three other individuals. The ...

Original watercolor painting by Joan Miro (Sp., 1893-1983), signed lower right ($64,900).

Watercolor, India ink and pastel on paper by Joan Miro shoots to $64,900 at Cottone Auctions

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • March 30, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Tiffany led the list of top lots at Cottone Auctions’ two-day Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23rd and 24th, as a rare Tiffany Studios ‘Bamboo’ leaded glass and ...

Come One, Come All, to the World's Fair!

  • March 29, 2018

Once again, Gray’s auctioneers is proud to host a wide variety of memorabilia and collectibles from the historic World’s Fair exhibitions, with another slew of souvenirs and curiosities from the ...

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988) Mixed Media

Modern and 19th Century Art with Asian Antiques Lead April 12 Auction at 888 Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • March 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the temperature rises, so have hammer prices at 888 Auctions. And this is in no small part bolstered by the rising hammer prices achieved by the fine art sold through 888 ...

Extensive archive of material relating to the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 136 from Tel-Aviv, Israel to Paris, subsequently diverted to Entebbe, Uganda (est.  $10,000-$12,000).

Archive of material relating to the Israeli raid on Entebbe in 1976 will be auctioned April 10th

  • University Archives
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  • March 27, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – An extensive archive of material pertaining to the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 139 from Tel-Aviv, Israel to Paris – a news story so important it was the inspiration for ...

Peacock Vase Vase, ca.  1901; Produced by Tiffany and Co.  (United States); USA; mold-blown and iridized glass; H x W x D: 33.7 x 25 x 14 cm (13 1/4 x 9 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection; 1975-32-11; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Cooper Hewitt to Present 'Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color' This Spring

  • March 26, 2018

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City presents this spring “Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color,” an exhibition on view May 11 through Jan. 13 that explores the elusive, ...

The finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for more than $5 million in a private treaty transaction involving Heritage Auctions, Monaco Rare Coins and an anonymous West Coast collector.

Heritage Auctions Brokers Sale of 1787 Brasher Doubloon for Record $5+ Million

  • March 26, 2018

Private transaction is most valuable single item sold in company history The first gold coin struck in the United States – the finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for ...

Easily the top lot of the auction was the set of French fauteuils a la reine armchairs, circa 1755-1760, which sold for $225,000.

Gorgeous pair of French 18th century fauteuils a la reine armchairs sells for $225,000 at Nye & Company auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • March 26, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A gorgeous pair of French 18th century Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine sold for $225,000 at an Estate Treasures Auction held March 14th and 15th by Nye & Company ...

Rare Polish Star Wars one-sheet movie poster from 1978, unrestored.

Rare, dazzling, vintage posters will be offered in Weiss Auctions' April 19 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • March 23, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Frank Sinatra’s original signed fingerprint card from his arrest in New Jersey in 1938, pre-fame, on a morals charge, and a studio multi-track master two-inch tape with eight ...

New Antiques Show to Pop Up in The Berkshires

  • March 20, 2018

Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio have announced a new one-day show, The Berkshire Antiques, Vintage and Art Fair, which will take place on Saturday, June 16, from 10AM to 4PM at the Berkshire ...

Oil on canvas floral painting from 1915 by Mary B.  Leisz (Am., b.  1876, death year unknown), important because Leisz only painted still lifes very early in her career.

Floral still life painting from 1915 by Mary B.Leisz will be part of a live TV auction on March 29th

  • The Renaissance Auction Group
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  • March 20, 2018

READING, Pa. – Berks Community Television has announced the next airing of its hit program Auction Action on BCTV – a unique show that brings live auctions right into the living rooms of viewers. ...

A handcrafted cello by Leandro Bisiach (Italian, 1864-1946), in the “Grand Pattern Amati” style, circa 1890, is one of two Italian cellos in this sale.

Choice Clocks, Cellos And Fine Art At Fontaine’s Auction Gallery March 24

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • March 16, 2018

Surprises and choice items will abound in Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and fine art auction on Saturday, March 24, at 11 am. From not one but three hand crafted Italian cellos to a rare ...

Lot 230: Sir Philip Sidney, The Defence of Poesie, unauthorized first edition, London, 1595.  Sold March 8, 2018 for $149,000, a record for the work.

Defence of Poesie Reaches $149K at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • March 14, 2018

On March 8, Swann Galleries held an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, coinciding with the opening of Rare Book Week in New York City. With 94% of offered lots sold, ...

The top lot of the auction was this massive 19th century Chinese archaic poem scroll painting, 24 feet wide by 29 inches tall ($72,500).

Massive 24-foot-wide Chinese poem scroll painting soars to $72,500 at Bruneau & Co.'s March 3rd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • March 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A gigantic 19th century Chinese archaic poem scroll painting – 24 feet wide by 29 inches tall – sailed past its estimate of $800-$1,200 to command $72,500 at Bruneau & Co. ...

Lot 1- Clyde J.  Singer (1908-1999) Art Exhibit, January 1963, Casein on board

Picasso, Miro & Jewels dazzle at Gray’s March 28

  • March 15, 2018

Some of Picasso’s most endearing and sought after works are his playful ceramics. Lot 22 at Gray’s on March 28 is a pichet tête – a small pitcher embellished with contrasting black and white ...