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Burchard Galleries – International Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auctioneers – St Petersburg, Florida

April 15th, 2010 by

Multi Estate Marathon Auction – April 17th  8:30am

Estate Antiques & Fine Art – April 18th – Noon

Quittenbaum Art Actions Munich

April 14th, 2010 by

Art Nouveau – Art Deco Auction, April 20th

Hagenauer – Private Collection, April 21st

Phillips de Pury & Company – BRIC – Auctions April 23rd-24th – London

April 14th, 2010 by

BRIC: Brazil, Russia, India, China

Contemporary Art

Auction April 23rd – 24th   Preview: April 18th – 23rd

Susanin’s – 2 in 1 Auction Day – April 17th, 2010 – Chicago

April 14th, 2010 by

Important Asian Collection + Rugs and Carpets

April 17th,  10am

Preview – April 12th – 16th  10am – 5pm,  April 15th late viewing till 7pm, April 17th 9am – noon

Jewelry and Couture + Accessories

April 17th, 1pm

Preview – April 12th – 16th  10am – 5pm,  April 15th late viewing till 7pm, April 17th 9am – noon

Sotheby’s – Fine 20th Century Design Auction – London

April 14th, 2010 by

Fine 20th Century Design, Including An Important European Private Collection of Art Deco Figures

Exhibition opens May 13th, 2010

Auction May 19th, 2010

Bonhams and Butterfields Auction – Made in California: Contemporary Art

April 13th, 2010 by

Catalog Now Online
Made in California: Contemporary Art
May 3, 2010
San Francisco

Bonhams and Butterfields Auction

April 13th, 2010 by

Catalog Now Online
April SoMa Estate Auction
Featuring 20th Century and Contemporary Designer Furnishings
April 18, 2010 10am
San Francisco

From the hand of ‘The Grey Ghost’: Recently Discovered Col. John S. Mosby Civil War speech at Heritage Auctions Los Angeles

January 19th, 2010 by

heritage mosbyFeb. 12 Historical Manuscripts Auction presents handwritten letter from Civil War Colonel disbanding his legendary Rangers

LOS ANGELES – An emotional and pointed farewell given by controversial Civil War Colonel John S. Mosby, believed to be one of only two contemporary copies known to be written by him, will be auctioned off as part of Heritage Auctions Los Angeles Signature® Historical Manuscripts & Autographs Auction, Feb. 12. It is estimated at $70,000-$90,000.

The Virginia-born and bred Mosby, known as “The Grey Ghost” for his lightning quick partisan-style tactics against Union forces,  addresses his Partisan Rangers at the close of the Civil War after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Rather than subject his troops to the undue hardships they would face if they continued to fight, Mosby disbands the 43rd Virginia Cavalry, also known as “Mosby’s Rangers”:

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Einstein Trove At Heritage Auctions Beverly Hills Offers Insight Into The Great Genius

January 14th, 2010 by

einstein 1921 photograph signed to ‘a great awakener of the Jewish spirit’; 1934 ‘Weltbild‘ inscribed to longtime friend and mentor Max Talmey, Feb. 11-12 at Heritage Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES — A trio of intriguing lots related to the father of modern physics, Albert Einstein, from three distinct and important periods of his life, will provide a fascinating survey of one of the great geniuses of all-time when they come up for public auction as part of Heritage Galleries Beverly Hills’ Feb. 11-12 Rare Books and Historical Manuscripts & Autographs Auctions.

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1913 Liberty Nickel brings $3.73 million at Heritage Auctions January FUN U.S. Coin auction

January 14th, 2010 by

coinPart of Heritage Auctions’ $53 million numismatic auctions week; Strength seen holding in U.S. Rare Coin market

DALLAS, TX — An awed hush fell over the Platinum Night bidding floor of Heritage Auctions’ Orlando FL FUN U.S. Coin Auction on Thursday, Jan. 7, as “The Olsen Specimen” 1913 Liberty Nickel, PR 64 NGC, lived up to its billing as the most famous American coin by bringing a jaw-dropping $3,737,500. This figure is tied for the third-largest sum ever paid at auction for a single U.S. coin.

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