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Gallery Report: Bob Thompson painting skyrockets at Hindman
ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium. Bob Thompson work, $212,500, Hindman A 1961 allegorical painting by Bob Thompson titled The Sack (The Snook) […]
Famous folks’ firearms top $21M at Rock Island Auction
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Three times a year Rock Island Auction Co. transforms its preview hall into a pop-up museum filled with the history, artistry and notable names of the objects offered to collectors. The recently held June Premier Firearms Auction was no exception, sparing no expense to ensure guests were both supremely impressed and […]
The Hot Bid: Annie Oakley rifle sights set on $400K
What you see: A Stevens model 44 .25-20 single-shot rifle, given to Annie Oakley. Morphy Auctions estimates it at $200,000 to $400,000. The expert: Michael Salisbury, firearms expert at Morphy Auctions. Who was Annie Oakley? In the 1880s, exhibition shooting was extremely popular, like football or baseball is today. A well-known traveling exhibition shooter, Frank […]
Gallery Report: 35-star US flag table marches to $18K
ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report (prices include the buyer’s premium): 35-star flag folk art table, $18,000, Woody Auction A Civil War-era, 35-star, solid wood flag folk art table, […]