Bruneau & Co.’s Online-Only Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction, January 28th, is Packed with Over 375 Market Fresh Lots

Cranston, RI, USA, January 16, 2021 — An online-only Estate Fine Art & Antique auction packed with over 375 lots of paintings, decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, Asian arts and collectibles pulled from prominent estates and collections across New England is planned for Thursday, January 28th, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers. The auction has a start time of 6 pm Eastern time. Due to state COVID-19 regulations, in-house previews will be held by appointment only; call 401-533-9980 or send an email to info@bruneauandco.com. The gallery is at 63 Fourth Avenue…

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University Archives’ Online Auction, January 6th, will be Led by Rare Items Signed by Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein

Westport, CT, USA, December 22, 2020 — A four-page manuscript consisting of nearly 2,300 words written entirely in the hand of English physicist Sir Isaac Newton, a World War II-dated letter written in English by Albert Einstein in which he reveals that Nazi leaders didn’t give much thought to his Theory of Relativity, and a 16-page letter signed by John Adams regarding British abuses eight years after his presidency ended, are just a sampling of what’s in University Archives’ next online auction planned for January 6th. The full catalog, showing…

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Letter Signed by Thomas Jefferson, Photo Signed by Marilyn Monroe are in One of a Kind Collectibles’ December 17 Auction

Coral Gables, FL, USA, December 5, 2020 — A letter Thomas Jefferson wrote to fellow Founding Father Gouverneur Morris in 1792, requesting that his private chef in France be sent to Monticello, plus a signed glamour photo of Marilyn Monroe, are expected top lots in One of a Kind Collectibles’ Internet-only auction online now. Bidding is currently open at www.OAKauctions.com and ends Thursday, December 17th at 8:30 pm Eastern time. The letter from Jefferson, enlisting the help of Gouverneur Morris in Paris, is expected to achieve an impressive $14,000-$16,000. Jefferson…

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More than 3,600 Slices of Americana Come Up for Bid in Holabird’s Huge, 5-Day ‘Spooktacular’ Auction Oct. 29 thru Nov. 2

More than 3,600 lots in a wide array of collecting categories crossed the auction block, online via several platforms and live at the gallery in Reno, Nevada. Reno, Nevada, USA, November 17, 2020 — A rare Wells Fargo and Company stock certificate from 1870 sold for $2,875, a 1960s-era 25-cent Jennings slot machine from the famous Nevada Club Casino brought $2,625, and a $1,000 Federal Reserve note from 1934 realized $2,500 at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ 5-day “Spooktacular Sale” held Oct. 29-Nov. 2, online and live at the Reno gallery.…

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Original Handwritten Lyrics to the 1956 Elvis Presley Hit Song Heartbreak Hotel will be Auctioned November 19th-20th

Lynbrook, NY, USA, October 24, 2020 — The original handwritten lyrics to the classic 1956 Elvis Presley hit song Heartbreak Hotel, a copy of Yoko Ono’s book Grapefruit signed by John Lennon and twice signed by Yoko, a rare Titanic item with a reference to the American businessman John Jacob Astor, and a scarce and highly collectible Pokémon trading card will all come up for bid in Weiss Auctions’ major online-only auction planned for November 19th-20th at 10 am Eastern both days. The Thursday-Friday auction will have Internet bidding available…

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Holabird’s Five-Day ‘Spooktacular’ Auction, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, will Feature Over 3,600 Lots in Many Collecting Categories

Reno, NV, USA, October 22, 2020 — Original artwork for what is widely regarded as the very first psychedelic rock poster – created in 1965 for the grand opening of the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City, Nevada and advertising the acid-rock group The Charlatans for a series of dates that never happened – is an expected star lot in Holabird Western Americana Collections’ big, five-day Spooktacular Sale planned for Oct. 29-Nov. 2, online and live in the gallery located at 3555 Airway Drive in Reno. Start times all five…

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Bruneau & Co.’s October 17th Pop Culture Auction is Packed with Vintage Comic Books, Pokémon Collectibles, Toys, Dolls

Cranston, RI, USA, September 30, 2020 — Rare vintage comic books, Pokémon collectibles, toys and dolls will all share center stage in Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ next major auction, planned for Saturday, October 17th, at 10 am Eastern, online and live in the Cranston gallery. Limited in-house seating is by appointment only for active bidders. They can reserve a seat by calling 401-533-9980. “This auction is definitely filled with all forms of Pop Culture goodness,” said Travis Landry, a Bruneau & Co. auctioneer and the firm’s Director of Pop Culture.…

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Items Bigned by Mao Zedong, Edgar Allan Poe, Einstein, Darwin, etc., are in University Archives’ Online Auction Sept. 30

The presentation copy of a 588-page Russian book honoring the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, signed by Chairman Mao Zedong, carries an estimate of $200,000-$300,000. Westport, CT, USA, September 15, 2020 — A presentation copy of a Russian book celebrating the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China signed by Chairman Mao Zedong (Tse-Tung); a receipt signed by Edgar Allan Poe, likely for payment of his famous poem “The Raven”; and a signed copy of Albert Einstein’s doctoral dissertation from 1905 are all part of University…

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