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BAFTA Presents…

BAFTA Presents…

Memorable props which have graced
popular films have been generously donated by Supporters of The
British Academy of Film and Television Arts to raise funds for
the charity and will be sold as part of the Rock n Roll &
Film Memorabilia sale at Bonhams Auctioneers in Knightsbridge
on Wednesday 16 November 2005.

The Leithold Legacy – The Louis Leithold Collection of Vintage Film Posters at Bonhams & Butterfields in LA on December 5

The Leithold Legacy – The Louis Leithold Collection of Vintage Film Posters at Bonhams & Butterfields in LA on December 5

International fine arts auctioneers
Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce an incredible
single-owner sale of vintage film posters set for December 5,
2005 in Los Angeles. The Louis Leithold Collection contains nearly
2,000 film posters — titles spanning the history of cinema, from
the silent era to contemporary blockbusters.

Footballing Legend Puskas Puts The Golden Boot Into Bonhams

Footballing Legend Puskas Puts The Golden Boot Into Bonhams


One of the greatest footballers of all time, Ferenc Puskas, star
of the Hungary team that dominated world football in the 1950s,
is to sell more than 100 of his personal mementos including the
Golden Boot awarded to him for scoring a formidable 83 goals in
84 International appearances – a world record that still
holds today.

Ground-Breaking Bonhams Sale To Celebrate Williams F1’s 28-Year History

Ground-Breaking Bonhams Sale To Celebrate Williams F1’s 28-Year History


Bonhams has been appointed by one of the world’s leading
Formula One teams, WilliamsF1, to hold a sale at its factory headquarters
in Grove, Oxfordshire, on 14 December 2005.

Pride Mountain Vineyards’ Extraordinary Donation Brings $17,250 in Support of US Disaster Relief

Pride Mountain Vineyards’ Extraordinary Donation Brings $17,250 in Support of US Disaster Relief

A
Texas-based wine lover and collector paid $17,250 on Saturday,
24 September, 2005 for a large-format bottle of an extraordinary
wine from Pride Mountain Vineyards. Auctioneers Bonhams
& Butterfields offered and sold a 9-liter bottle of
2001 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon on behalf of the winemakers,
the proceeds to be donated to support relief efforts in
the Gulf.

Unseen John Lennon’S Lyrics For ‘Give Peace A Chance’ To Be Sold At Bonhams

Unseen John Lennon’S Lyrics For ‘Give Peace A Chance’ To Be Sold At Bonhams

The song Give Peace A Chance,
a record that emerged from John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s famous
honeymoon ‘bed-in’ at Montreal, Canada, goes on sale
at Bonhams auction of celebrity memorabilia in Knightsbridge,
London on Wednesday 16 November 2005.

Pride Mountain Vineyards Support US Disaster Relief with Extraordinary Consignment

Pride Mountain Vineyards Support US Disaster Relief with Extraordinary Consignment


The Board of Directors of Pride Mountain Vineyards
today announced their intention to donate proceeds from the sale
of an exceeding rare and desirable 9-liter bottle of the maker’s
2001 Reserve Cabernet to The Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the
American Red Cross, the funds to be equally split between the
organizations, supporting ongoing aid to the devastated region.
According to the auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields, a 9-liter
bottle of this vintage has never-before been offered for sale.

Bonhams To Sell Charlie Chaplin’s Hat & Cane

Bonhams To Sell Charlie Chaplin’s Hat & Cane


The trademark bowler hat and cane used by Charlie
Chaplin, the man who brought laughter to millions, worldwide,
in his role of the Tramp, will be sold in a sale of Rock n Pop
& Film Memorabilia sale at Bonhams in Knightsbridge on Wednesday
16 November 2005. Chaplin used these indispensable props throughout
his 22-year career.

T.S. Eliot’s Private Letters To Faber Publishing Family To Be Sold

T.S. Eliot’s Private Letters To Faber Publishing Family To Be Sold


An extraordinary and tender series of letters from the presiding
genius of 20th century poetry and author of The Waste Land, T.
S. Eliot (U.S.,1888-1965), to his godson, Tom Faber, will be sold
by the Faber publishing family this autumn. Bonhams will auction
the private and largely unpublished correspondence with inscribed
first editions of the poet’s work on Tuesday 20 September at 101
New Bond Street.

Sotheby’s and Aulden Cellars Announce Fall Wine Sales

Sotheby’s and Aulden Cellars Announce Fall Wine Sales


Sotheby’s and Aulden Cellars have annonced the fall wine
sales schedule, leading the season with Finest and Rarest
Wines, including an important offering from the renowned
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars of Napa Valley (September 17, 2005),
followed by a single-owner sale of Finest Burgundy and Rh™ne
from an Extraordinary Private Cellar (November 5, 2005)
and Finest and Rarest Wines (December 3, 2005).