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Model of cotton gin reigns king of Heritage auction Nov. 8
DALLAS – A rare and early working model of Eli Whitney’s revolutionary cotton gin, a cornerstone of museum exhibits from Michigan to Georgia, is expected to sell for $10,000 or more in Heritage Auctions’ Americana & Political Signature® Auction on Saturday, Nov. 8, in Dallas. From a direct rice paper printing of the Declaration of […]
Presidents and ‘The King’ reign at RR Auction, Aug. 10
BOSTON — With more than 850 items in a wide variety of categories — American history, art, literature and entertainment — RR Auction‘s August Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale, set for Wednesday, August 10, is sure to impress. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
Folk portraits, quilts and pottery enliven Jasper52’s Aug. 4 auction
NEW YORK – A Juan Quezada Celado Mata Ortiz jar with a snake motif, a circa-1850s quilt with a tree border, and an 1890 folk portrait of a man identified as “Cy” will likely earn top lot status at Jasper52’s next Americana, Folk Art, and Outsider Art auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 4 […]
Bidders pounced on vintage James Bond toys at Potter & Potter
CHICAGO – Potter & Potter‘s June 16 Pop Culture, Disneyana & Collectibles Sale delivered admirably, ultimately posting a healthy total of $280,000.