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Two Bonzo bisque jars with removable heads, German 1920’s, the seated Bonzo’s, painted in orange and with moulded and painted features, the string pull jar with hole to mouth, the other winking with moulded black top hat and moulded suit collar, tallest 6” (15cm) tall

Bonzo the Dog Toys & Collectables at C & T Auctioneers

An excellent collection of Bonzo the Dog Toys and Bonzo the Dog Collectables will be sold at C & T Auctioneers on the 16th November at their Fine Dolls, Teddy Bears and Juvenalia sale. The collection includes fine examples of Bonzo Chad Valley toys as well as Bonzo perfume bottles, Bonzo bisque dolls […]

Observer's Book of Common Fungi

Unique Auctions to see Largest Ever Collection of Observer Books

COLLECTION OF 2100 OBSERVER BOOKS TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER ON 6 TH NOVEMBER IN LINCOLN Unique Auctions of Lincoln are delighted to announce that their inaugural auction in their new purpose-built premises will feature this collection as a main item. This is probably the most significant collection of these […]

Matchbox Early Lesney Toys British Road Service Prime Mover Ballast

Ex Matchbox Employee Collection and Yesteryear at Vectis

Specialist Matchbox Sale to include The David Saffery Yesteryear Collection Part 1 and Ex Matchbox Employees Collection Part 1 The Specialist Matchbox sale to be held on the 23rd September starts with the Ex Matchbox Employees Collection Part 1, which includes Early Moko Lesney toys, pre-production models, Regular Wheels and […]

The Charles M. Conlon Photographic Archive sells for $1.7 million

The Charles M. Conlon Photographic Archive sells for $1.7 million

Legendary baseball photographer Charles M Conlon’s photographic archive of over 7,000 images has sold for $1.7m at Heritage Auctions Sports Collectibles Platinum Auction on August 27th and 28th. Between 1904 and 1942, there was no more skilled or dedicated biographer of the United States national pastime than Conlon, whose work serves as the primary visual […]

Star Trek 50th Anniversary Auction

Star Trek 50th Anniversary Auction

Propworx Star Trek 50th Anniversary Auction on 10th September features a collection of original Star Trek memorabilia including props, costumes, set decoration, production artwork, and crew gifts spanning 50 years of television and film. The auction takes place on the Liveauctioneers platform. Items include: Star Trek Tos Hero Spock Radiation Helmet Star […]

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. […]