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WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters at Unique Auctions

WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters at Unique Auctions

A  collection of 11 unusual and rare WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters will be of interest to collectors at Unique Auctionsof Lincoln Antiques & Collectors auction on the 27th and 28th August. The collection of WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters includes: YOU and the RAF can smash Germany Maybe […]

War Horse Puppets At Bonhams Charity Auction

War Horse Puppets At Bonhams Charity Auction

Original puppets from the smash-hit play, War Horse – Joey, Topthorn, the Goose and a pair of crows – will all head to Bonhams in London on 13 September 2016, to be sold at an evening charity auction in aid of the Handspring Trust. Joey and Topthorn will make a […]

Horror Highlights Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction

Horror Highlights Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction

More than 1,000 lots of rare and collectable posters are being offered in Heritage Auction’s July 30-31, 2016 Movie Posters Signature® Auction. Such scarce horror titles as Son of Frankenstein (1939) Style A one sheet, (est. $50,000) and Dracula’s Daughter (1936) one sheet (est. $25,000) as well as Casablanca (1942, est. […]

Bowie/Collector at Sothebys this November

Bowie/Collector at Sothebys this November

This November, Sotheby’s will stage Bowie/Collector, a three-part sale encompassing some 400 items from the private collection of legendary musician David Bowie. At the heart of which is a remarkable group of more than 200 works by many of the most important British artists of the 20th Century, including Frank […]

First Edition of Das Kapital Sets World Record

First Edition of Das Kapital Sets World Record

A rare presentation first edition of Karl Marx’s seminal work, Das Kapital, signed by the author and given to Johann Eccarius, the close friend with whom he fell out and who may have betrayed him, sold at Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts sale in London on June 15 for £218,500. […]

Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holme’s Handwritten Drafts

Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holme’s Handwritten Drafts

Bonhams Fine Literature sale in New York on 11 April features a number of handwritten drafts and pages by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle including a full draft of the 1893 Sherlock Holmes mystery, The Case of Greek Interpreter, with an estimate of $380,000-420,000. The Case of the Greek Interpreter is best known […]

The Charlton Heston Collection

The Charlton Heston Collection

Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) present The Charlton Heston Collection, an auction of more than 300 items from the home of the Oscar-winning actor on March 22 in Los Angeles. Charlton Heston (1923-2008) is known in Hollywood history as one of the most remarkable period drama actors, winning accolades […]

Hardy & Allcock highlight Vintage Fishing Reel Auction

Hardy & Allcock highlight Vintage Fishing Reel Auction

A substantial collection of vintage fishing reels and vintage fishing equipment forms part of Unique Auctions Antiques & Collectors auction on the 27th and 28th February. The collection includes some several hundred fishing reels including Hardy and Allcocks. Other reels include Grice & Young, Lewtham, Dowling & Sons, J W […]

Rare Charles Dickens Daily News Newspaper at Unique Auctions

Rare Charles Dickens Daily News Newspaper at Unique Auctions

A rare newspaper featuring Charles Dickens Travelling Letters Written on the Road will be of significance at Lincoln’s Unique Auctions three day Antiques & Collectors auction on the 26th, 27th and 28th February. The Dickens Travelling Letters features in the first ever edition of the The Daily News published on […]

Winnie The Pooh The Wine Waiter (And Piglet Stacking Dishes) At Bonhams Book Sale

Winnie The Pooh The Wine Waiter (And Piglet Stacking Dishes) At Bonhams Book Sale

A charming sketch by Winnie the Pooh illustrator E. H. Shepard, dashed off as a farewell gift to the steward who had served at his table on a voyage to Australia over Christmas and New Year 1967/68, is included in Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts sale in London on 11 […]