Metal Radios, Phones & Electronics
Mid 20th century, white metal. Cast letters and door wtih "Pull to Open". Layers of yellow paint. Wear and flaking. 16.5"h. 15"w. 7"d.
American, ca. 1950s. Swivel screen on a red, gold and ivory metal base. Pressed board back is loose, missing antenna. 24"h. 24.5"w. 11"d.
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Colonial Williamsburg lauds extraordinary gift with exhibit to open June 26
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Earlier this year, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announced the most significant single American decorative arts bequest in its 90-year history: The Joseph H. and June S. Hennage collection, with its more than 400 objects of various media, including American furniture and miniature furniture, American silver, and Chinese porcelain that will transform Colonial […]
Bonhams sets new world auction record for a British-made watch
LONDON – An exceptional and rare 1999 Millennium wristwatch by the celebrated independent watchmaker George Daniels topped yesterday’s Bonhams Fine Watches Sale in New Bond Street, selling for a landmark figure of £519,000 and setting a new auction world record for a British-made watch. The Millennium also set two new auction world records for the make and the model.
Bidders targeted cartridge boards at Miller & Miller sporting auction
NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Three 19th century American cartridge display boards – two from Winchester and one from Union Metallic Cartridge – sold for a combined $241,900 in an online-only Canadiana & Sporting auction held June 5 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. The sale grossed $496,219, including the buyer’s premium. All prices quoted are in […]
Splendid weathervane takes top lot honors at Morphy’s
DENVER, Pa. – Collectors don’t generally attend auctions just to look. Their goal is to compete aggressively and bring home the best, and that’s exactly what in-gallery and remote bidders did on June 8-9 during Morphy’s $2.6 million Fine & Decorative Arts auction. Bidding paddles were confidently airborne for the more than 2,500 diverse lots […]