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Lost treasure of Imperial China found in an Attic in France sold for $19 million

Lost treasure of Imperial China found in an Attic in France sold for $19 million

The Spring sale of Asian Art at Sotheby’s France attracted a packed saleroom, and 20 phone lines with bids from around the world. The sale got off to an explosive start with the auction record achieved in France by the extraordinary recently-discovered treasure of Imperial China: a unique Imperial 18th […]

Bonhams and TCM Present A Celebration of Robert Osborne

Bonhams and TCM Present A Celebration of Robert Osborne

Bonhams and TCM Present … A Celebration of Robert Osborne, an auction of more than 400 posters and memorabilia from the estate of the beloved Turner Classic Movies host. The sale – which will take place June 13 at Bonhams New York – features Bette Davis’ personal Sarah Siddons award, […]

James Bond’s Goldeneye Aston Martin DB5 at Bonhams

James Bond’s Goldeneye Aston Martin DB5 at Bonhams

James Bond’s Goldeneye Aston Martin DB5 will be the highlight on 13 July at Bonham’s Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale. On offer will be the ultimate Bond car – the 1965 Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) in the 1995 motion picture GoldenEye. The estimate is £1,200,000-1,600,000. The DB5 has become synonymous […]

The Hobbit First Edition & Tolkien Signed Hobbit Programme

The Hobbit First Edition & Tolkien Signed Hobbit Programme

Forum Auctions Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper auction takes place on the 31st May in London. The sale is just after the ABA Rare Book Fair and includes a number of Tolkien items including a superb first edition of Tolkien’s landmark work The Hobbit. The book includes a […]

Jerry Lewis the King of Comedy Auction

Jerry Lewis the King of Comedy Auction

  Julien’s Auctions, the world–record breaking auction house, will celebrate the life and career of the late “King of Comedy” in PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JERRY LEWIS, an exclusive presentation of the legendary entertainer as part of their two day HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS auction event with day one featuring Jerry Lewis on June […]

Babe Ruth’s 60th Home Run Record Bat from 1927 Season

Babe Ruth’s 60th Home Run Record Bat from 1927 Season

Babe Ruth’s 60th Home Run Record Bat From 1927 Season May Bring $1 Million in Heritage’s Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction The game-used bat Babe Ruth swung to smash a terrific 60th home run – the 1927 right-field bomb that set a 34-year record – is estimated to sell for $1 […]

Medals belonging to Oliver Baldwin to be sold at Unique Auctions

Medals belonging to Oliver Baldwin to be sold at Unique Auctions

Lincoln Auctioneers Unique Auctions will be selling a set of First and Second World War medals awarded to Oliver Baldwin, 2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (eldest son of Conservative Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin) consisting of War and Victory Medal (2nd Lieutenant O.R. Baldwin), 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal […]

James Bond auction at Catawiki

James Bond auction at Catawiki

Catawiki have a small James Bond 007 auction which includes includes an Italian A View to a Kill quad poster featuring Roger Moore and Grace Jones, a James Bond Corgi car collection, but the lot which really grabbed out attention is a collection of five sealed 1960s Gilbert figures. This […]

Victorian Card Collection at Unique Auctions

Victorian Card Collection at Unique Auctions

A collection of some 150 Victorian card cases will be sold at auction at Unique Auctions New Years Day auction which as the name suggests is on the 1st January. The single owner collection features many fine examples including cards cases by renowned designer Nathaniel Mills and Japanese Shibayama examples. […]

1930s West Ham United Football Programmes

1930s West Ham United Football Programmes

An interesting collection of  mid-1930s West Ham home football programmes including matches against Blackburn (1936), Tottenham (1936) and Southampton (1937 and 1938) are up for auction at Unique Auctions of Lincoln’s New Years Day auction. The collection also includes a Red v Blues practice match. The football programmes which are […]