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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 […]

Martin & Brothers Martinware Birds flock to Phillips New York

Martin & Brothers Martinware Birds flock to Phillips New York

A collection of 23 Martinware birds, from two single owner collections, is to be sold at Phillips New York auction rooms on the 16th December in their Wondrous Beasts, Feathered Fantasies: R.W. Martin & Brothers auction. The 23 pieces (19 Wally bird jars and 4 grotesques) include items from previous major […]

Palitoy Star Wars Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi highlights Vectis sale

Palitoy Star Wars Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi highlights Vectis sale

A Palitoy Star Wars Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi sold for £1700 at Vectis Auctions Star Wars, TV & Film Related Toys on the 20th October. The sale included 263 Star Wars related lots and other key carded figures includes a Palitoy Star Wars Han Solo which sold for £1500. Pictured: Palitoy Star […]

Glenfiddich 50-year-old highlights Bonhams Whisky sale

Glenfiddich 50-year-old highlights Bonhams Whisky sale

A bottle of Glenfiddich 50-year-old, with a estimate of at £12,000-15,000, will be one of the highlights in Bonhams next Whisky sale in Edinburgh on October 7th. Bottled in 1991, it has a special place in the history of the Grant family, distillers of Glenfiddich, which founded the company in […]

Kurt and Blaine Puppets highlight Day 2 of GLEE: The Official Show Auction

Kurt and Blaine Puppets highlight Day 2 of GLEE: The Official Show Auction

Day 2 of GLEE: The Official Show Auction saw a number of Glee character look-a-like puppets sell including Kurt and Blaine. The Kurt puppet realized $2,500 and the Blaine puppet reached $3,000.  The puppets appeared in the Season 5 Episode 7 entitled Puppet Master. The  GLEE: The Official Show Auction […]

Blaine Dalton Academy “Warblers” uniform sells for $9500 at GLEE: The Official Show Auction

Blaine Dalton Academy “Warblers” uniform sells for $9500 at GLEE: The Official Show Auction

Day 1 of GLEE: The Official Show Auction saw a costume worn by Blaine for the Dalton Academy “Warblers” sell for $9,500. The  GLEE: The Official Show Auction has been put together by Profiles in History and included a massive collection of 1502 lots of original production material from the popular musical […]