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EDINBURGH, U.K. – A previously unrecorded 18th-century manuscript containing 75 pieces of traditional Scottish music is expected to bring £3,000-£5,000 at Lyon & Turnbull on Wednesday, August 16, as part of the annual auction devoted to Scottish works of art. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The new discovery, from the era when Scottish reels […]
NETHY BRIDGE, Scotland – Bob Dylan, one of America’s greatest songwriters, rose to fame during the 1960s with hits such as Blowin’ in the Wind and The Times They Are A-Changin’. His songs captured the tumultuous spirit of the time and became anthems for the anti-war and civil rights movements. The winner of 10 Grammy awards, […]
LONDON – A Royal Bank of Scotland note dating from 1777, which is thought to be first tri-colored note issued in Scotland and possibly in Europe, will be offered by Mayfair-based Auctioneers Noonans in a sale of Banknotes scheduled for Wednesday, August 24 and Thursday, August 25. Known as the Red Guinea, it is estimated at £1,500-£2,000. View the […]
EDINBURGH, Scotland – A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is examining the social and technological impact of typewriters during more than 100 years, from early prototypes to stylish mid-century models, which are still in use today.