Preston Evans has A Colossal Four-Day Auction Event Planned for Sept. 4-7 at The Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga

Byron, GA, USA, August 12, 2020 — Preston Evans of Preston Opportunities is very good at many things – like collecting and being an auctioneer – but he’s terrible at retiring. “I tried to retire,” he said from his home in South Georgia, “and it worked until I was motivated to get back in the auction ring. I found it impossible to sell all my collections in the time I spent trying to put together an event.” That was four years ago. Since then, at least five important collections have…

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Belle Epoque Icons Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec Prevail in Poster Auctions International’s Rare Posters Auction, July 21st

Poster Auctions International’s next sale will be held in New York on November 15th, 2020. Consignments are accepted until September 1st. New York, NY, USA, August 6, 2020 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, on July 21st, finished at $1.3 million in sales. Auction LXXXI proved an ongoing passion for posters. Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “This auction was anything but typical. We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, and this was also our first auction in 35 years to not feature our traditional…

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University Archives’ Online Auction on Wednesday, August 19, Promises to be The Biggest, Most Diverse in Company History

The 351-lot Rare Books, Manuscripts & Relics Auction has a start time of 10:30 am Eastern. It features rare items signed by history’s brightest luminaries. Westport, CT, USA, August 4, 2020 — A United States flag flown aboard the Apollo XIII space mission in 1970 with a NASA certificate signed by all three astronaut crew members, a manuscript document for the sale of G. Westinghouse & Company from George Westinghouse, Sr. to his son in 1871, and an albumen photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken in 1864 and signed by Lincoln,…

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Ahlers & Ogletree has Two Major Auctions Planned for Fall, Starting with The White Oaks Estate in Atlanta, Sept. 12-13

The auctions will be held in Ahlers & Ogletree’s spacious Atlanta, Georgia showroom and online via several platforms. Previews will be scheduled by appointment only. Atlanta, GA, USA, August 1, 2020 — Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions lined up for fall. The first is the sale of items from the Atlanta estate known as White Oaks, featuring decorative arts from high-end retailers and world-class auctions slated for September 12th and 13th. Then, an Autumn Fine Estates Auction, boasting items from prominent estates and collections, will be held Oct.…

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Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions

The auction, held July 26th, featured two important California estates: Mary and Lou Silver of Indian Wells and Ruth Harvey of Bel Air. It was 95 percent sold and grossed $1.6 million. Downtown Los Angeles, CA, USA, July 29, 2020 — Andrew Jones Auctions achieved phenomenal results across multiple categories in its Design for the Home & Garden auction held online, July 26th. The auction was 95 percent sold and grossed $1.6 million. The top lot was a spectacular still life oil on canvas painting by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955).…

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Frontier Gasoline “Rarin’ to Go” porcelain gas station sign from the 1950s brings $5,375 at Holabird’s seven-day auction

The massive two-session auction was held live at Holabird’s gallery in Reno, Nevada and online. It was packed with numismatics, mining, railroadiana, Native Americana and more. Reno, NV, USA, July 23, 2020 — A late 1950s Frontier Gasoline “Rarin’-to-Go” single-sided porcelain gas station sign, six feet in diameter, sold for $5,375, and an Antique Apparatus reproduction jukebox of a Wurlitzer Model 1015 from the 1940s finished at $2,875 in a massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Extravaganza Auction held June 25-28/July 10-12 by Holabird Western Americana Collections. The two-session sale was packed…

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Neue Auctions’ July 25th online auction features art, antiques, signed rock albums, vintage posters, Asian objects, more

The Summer Art & Antiques Auction will begin promptly at 10 am Eastern time. It’s packed with 300 lots of unique treasures seeking new homes. Bidding is on three popular platforms. Beachwood, OH, USA, July 22, 2020 — Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction is coming up quick – this Saturday, July 25th, at 10 am Eastern time. The sale is packed with 300 lots of unique treasures seeking new homes. These include art, antiques, rock ‘n’ roll-signed albums, vintage posters, decorative arts, Asian objects, furniture garden items,…

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Ancient Resource Auctions’ online auction Saturday, August 1st, has over 375 lots of rare antiquities, ethnographic art

Up for bid are authentic Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Byzantine, Asian and Pre-Columbian antiquities and scarce ethnographic art. Montrose, CA, USA, July 21, 2020 — A Graeco-Roman mummified cat dating from the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD, a Roman marble head of a woman from the later 4th century AD, and a massive circa 3rd-1st century BC Hellenistic bronze trident are a few highlight lots in Ancient Resource Auctions’ online-only Exceptional Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale slated for August 1st. “It’s Auction 86 and we’re…

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