The October 20th Marble Auction is loaded with many key and rare marbles from a number of old-time collections. The 700+ lot auction features a large number of unique and seldom-seen handmade examples. Some of the highlights include a 7/8” Pink Opaque Lutz (lot 538) with green lines. This marble has never been seen in these colors and exhibits a wet mint 9.7 condition rating. Another eye-catcher would is the huge 2 - 3/8” 4-lobed and 4-paneled onionskin with mica (lot 644). The auction also includes a large number of beautiful onionskins, lutzes, swirls, clambroths and sulphides. Several other highlights include lots 13, 14, 261, 383, 524, 537, 555, 663, 664 and 670.
This auction has a fantastic assortment of machine made marbles, many of which are the best examples ever to hit the auction block. Along with an original box of Christensen No. 1 Guineas, there are over a dozen killer flames, guineas and corkscrews. One of the highlights would include a ¾” Christensen Agate Tear Drop Guinea displaying some of the best colors and design. Other highlights include lots 47, 78, 79, 311, 314, 327 and 333.
APPROXIMATE AUCTION TIMES
Auctioneer sells approximately 80 to 100 lots per hour.