The first phone / emergency box ever installed in the Yukon Territory in Canada, at the time of the Gold Rush, circa 1900.

Historical telephones and related items from two Verizon museum chapters will be auctioned August 4th

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • July 27, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An historical telephone auction featuring items from two regional chapters of Verizon’s Telephone Pioneers of America Museum – one the William J. Denver chapter #20 museum in ...

“Miss G.  Townsend” Fashion Doll, 1870s, France (Gift of Edward Starr, Jr., 1976-58-9)

Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal

  • July 25, 2018

This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal, an exhibition (Nov. 11, 2018, to March 3, 2019) starring four extraordinary ...

International Fine Print Dealers Association Announces the 2018 Exhibitors for the Fine Art Print Fair

  • July 19, 2018

New York, July 19, 2018 – The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) is pleased to announce the list of exhibitors for this year’s Fine Art Print Fair. The annual fair takes place on ...

Alfred A.  Hart (American, 1816-1908), Locomotive on Trestle, near American River, 1865, albumen stereograph, Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Traveling Exhibition Features the Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

  • July 19, 2018

Union Pacific, in partnership with Joslyn Art Museum and the Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announced a new traveling exhibition in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the ...

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ ...

Sir William Jardine, Baronet, British Salmonidae.  London.  Est.  $150-250

Gone Fishing: Doyle to Auction Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson

  • July 13, 2018

Doyle will auction an extensive collection of angling books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. Comprising over 350 lots, the current offering of property from this ...

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911), signed "H.  Pyle" lower left and depicting a woman with a jug and ravens, plus 11 loose calendar pages.

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911) will be in Nye & Company's July 25-26 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • July 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history ...

Firestone porcelain motorcycle tires sign with excellent color and graphics.

Vintage automotive and motorcycle advertising signs will highlight Henslin's July 24-25 auction

  • Henslin Auctions, Inc.
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  • July 12, 2018

BIRD ISLAND, Minn. – A massive two-day, two-ring auction – with Day 1 dedicated to cars and automotive collectibles and Day 2 to motorcycles, motorcycle parts and memorabilia – will be held on ...

Lot 365: Leonetto Cappiello, Carnaval / Vinho do Porto, 1911.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Rare Cappiello Posters Encourage Drinking: Temperance Society Says No at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • July 10, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Vintage Posters on August 1 brings to market the largest selection of food and drink advertisements the house has ever offered, along with premier examples of Art ...

Ancient Coins, Modern Paintings & Asian Art Abound July 19 at 888 Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • July 10, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the temperatures hitting record highs all over the world, the prices continue to soar at 888 Auctions. With 401 fresh-to-market items opening up for bidding and available ...

The world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar -- known as the "King of American Coins" -- is one of the hobby's most important rarities and is highly coveted by collectors worldwide.

David Lawrence Rare Coins acquires an 1804 Draped Bust Dollar coin on behalf of a partner for $2.64 million

  • David Lawrence Rare Coins
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  • July 09, 2018

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of only fifteen known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar – known as the “King of American Coins” – on behalf of a ...

The top lot of the auction at $90,750 was this R.J.  Horner mahogany grandfather clock with J.J.  Elliott nine-tube works, heavily carved with winged griffins, pierced carved angel crest, flowers, foliage and birds.  It stands 118 1/2 inches tall.

Moravian Flask, Guanyin, R.J Horner Clock Lead Kennedy’s Estate Auction

  • Kennedy's Auction Service
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  • July 04, 2018

From ornately carved furniture by R.J. Horner to fine art, Kennedy’s Auction Service’s June 2 auction of the Carl Smith estate in Memphis’ central garden district, had it all but it was two ladies, ...

Original oil painting by Clarence Millet (La., 1897-1959), titled Moss-Laden Oak Trees, signed lower left (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Oil paintings by Louisiana artists Millet and Molinary will be part of Crescent City's July 21-22 estates auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • July 04, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – An exceptional early 20th century French Louis XV-style carved walnut seven-piece bedroom suite, beautiful early 20th century Russian icons and original oil paintings by Marie ...

Oil on canvas figural landscape painting by the Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932), in a gold gilt frame, 62.5 inches by 61.5 inches (est.  $50,000-$100,000).

Oil painting by Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932) will be in Helm Auction's July 7th online-only sale

  • Helm Auction, Inc.
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  • July 03, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – Helms Auction, Inc.’s Tribal & Native American Summer Shindig planned for this coming Saturday, July 7th, is packed with over 460 lots of Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery; ...

TOP SILVER SHOW IN THE UNITED STATES • 38th Annual Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

  • June 28, 2018

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, returns Labor Day Weekend (August 30 – September 2, 2018) to the Baltimore Convention Center featuring items with a wide range ...