Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek Reichenthal (Slovakian-American, 1895-1971), of a woman holding a bird in a vibrant color palette (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Painting by Frantisek Reichenthal and one attributed to Albert Bierstadt will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 26 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 15, 2019

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil landscape painting attributed to Hudson River School artist Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1902), a Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek ...

Media Error Draws Misleading Reports on Sale of 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent

  • January 14, 2019

An uncorrected reporting error republished by more than 1,000 media outlets worldwide negligently included a bogus pre-auction estimate of the 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent auctioned Jan. 10, 2019 by ...

Stock certificate for 75 shares for the Eureka & Colorado River Rail Road Company (Nev.), issued to a Hiram Johnson, dated May 17, 1882, with a nice train vignette (est.  $500-$1,000).

Holabird's January 24th-28th auction in Reno, titled Treasures Galore, boasts 4,000 lots of Americana

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • January 14, 2019

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections is following up its massive “to die for” auction in December with another five-day colossus comprising nearly 4,000 lots of Americana. The ...

Bob Dylan’s signed, handwritten lyrics to his iconic song Like a Rolling Stone, voted the #1 rock ‘n’ roll song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine readers in 2004 (est.  $50,000-$60,000).

Bob Dylan's signed, handwritten lyrics to Like a Rolling Stone will be auctioned by University Archives, Jan. 23rd

  • University Archives
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  • January 10, 2019

WESTPORT, Conn. – Bob Dylan’s signed, handwritten lyrics to his iconic song Like a Rolling Stone, items relating to the recently deceased former President George H.W. Bush, plus rare and highly ...

A J.H.  Belter “Fountain Elms” pattern pierced carved laminated rosewood Rococo sofa ($20/30,000) has elaborate carved crests with flowers, fruit, filigree and cornucopias over the serpentine S-scroll framework, 49½ by 88½ by 32 inches.

Striking Statement Pieces Abound At Fontaine Auction Gallery Jan. 19

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • January 08, 2019

     Traditional and sumptuous antiques will be at the forefront at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, January 19, at 11 am. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, ...

888 Auctions’ First Auction of the Year Set to Feature Fine Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques January 17

  • 888 Auctions
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  • January 06, 2019

Richmond Hill, ON – January 17, 2019 marks the first auction of 2019 where 888 Auctions will be ushering in the new year with 418 fresh-to-market items showcasing Fine Art, Paintings and Asian ...

Original concept and production toy painting by Dexter Liu of LCD International for the Coleco Sectaurs Waspyx character and action figure, 17 inches by 14 inches (est.  $400-$600).

Original concept and production toy paintings by Dexter Liu will be auctioned January 12th by Bruneau & Co.

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 04, 2019

  CRANSTON, R.I. – A Vintage Pop Culture Auction bursting with more than 300 lots of movie posters, vintage lunchboxes, cap guns, original toy artwork and more is scheduled for Saturday, January ...

The top lot of the sale was Cesare Lapini’s marble sculpture, “Odalisca,” that attained $62,500.

Prices Go Through the Roof At Clarke Auction Gallery

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A trend in auctions these days is that the best is the best and the rest is the rest but for Clarke Auction Gallery’s December 2 sale, strong performers going well above estimate was the norm, ...

A snakeskin luxury handbag, marked for Florence Manelli, handmade in Italy, with detachable shoulder strap, will cross the block.

Benefit Shop Foundation Banking On Brooklyn Brownstone At Jan. 9 Auction

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • December 28, 2018

Pam Stone and her crew at The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., have been logging a lot of miles on the road lately. From last month’s auction featuring a Westport, Conn., estate to this month’s sale, ...

Leading fine art in the sale is this Afro (Italian, 1912-1976) watercolor collage, “Stagione a Procida,” 1957, signed and dated ($15/20,000).

From Pontiac To Picasso Plate, Clarke Auction Has It All Jan. 13

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A wide-ranging auction will kick off the new year at Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 am, featuring a sale to whet all appetites, featuring Oriental carpets, lighting, bronzes, ...

One of three known acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), signed and inscribed to the consignor, a personal friend (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Robert Indiana acrylic on canvas of the letter 'B' -- one of three known -- will be in Weiss Auctions' Jan. 23-24 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • December 27, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – One of just three acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by renowned Pop Artist Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), plus several lithographs signed by the artist, and a ...

Imperial Russian government, 1917, specimen 4% savings bond ($12,810).

Rare 1917 Imperial Russian government 4% savings bond soars to a record $12,810 at auction

  • Archives International Auctions
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  • December 18, 2018

FORT LEE, N.J. –  Archives International Auction’s “50th Milestone Auction” held on December 3rd & 4th, 2018 was highlighted by a 1917 Imperial Russian Government 4% Savings Bond Specimen ...

Watercolor painting of Dayton, Nevada, done in 1984 by artist Jeff Nicholson, known for his renderings of the high desert of the West, particularly of Nevada ($1,000).

Watercolor rendering of Dayton, Nevada done in 1984 by Jeff Nicholson brings $1,000 at auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • December 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – An eclectic five-day auction that featured items ranging from a Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin to a 150-year-old Idaho soda bottle to an antique wood ore car from a mine in Utah to ...

Anthea M.  Hartig will lead Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Names Woman to Lead National Museum of American History

  • December 13, 2018

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American ...

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar.  1959), featuring the first Silver Age Flash in his own title, plus the first appearance and origin of Mirror Master ($20,000).

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959), graded 9.0, brings $20,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 12, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959) in superb condition, with a grade of CBCS 9.0, soared to $20,000 at a Toy & Comic Auction that featured many rare superhero ...