Exquisite jewelry featured in Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ April 10-11 sale

Platinum, 18K yellow gold, pink spinel and diamond ‘wrapped heart’ brooch by Verdura. Estimate $30,000-$40,000. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers image

CHICAGO – Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will offer a spectacular collection of fine jewelry April 10-11. The auction catalogs for this important sale contain more than 1,100 lots of diamonds and gemstones in all colors of the spectrum. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Turner Auctions + Appraisals showcases Russian lacquer boxes April 15


Russian lacquer and malachite jewelry box, 8¾ x 6 x 4½ in. Estimate: $1,000-$2,000. Turner Auctions + Appraisals image

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Lucy Maxym Collection of Russian Lacquer and Art on Sunday, April 15. Offering over 100 lots, the online sale features Russian lacquer boxes, jewelry, icons, a Fabergé cigarette case, and reference materials. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Quinn’s presents definitive Wedgwood ceramics collection in April 14 auction

Wedgwood jasperware rectangular plaque depicting Selene visiting Endymion in pale blue and white, 1997, 1¼ x 20 x 11 inches

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – In 1759, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons founded a family-owned and operated company whose distinctive wares became synonymous with fine English pottery and decorative accessories. On April 14, an important representation of 18th- to 20th-century Wedgwood blue jasperware will be offered on American shores, at Quinn’s Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers. It is the collection of Wedgwood specialist and founder/past president of Washington, D.C.’s Wedgwood Society, Adele Barnett.

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Milestone Auctions to host April 14 Vintage Toys & Trains Spectacular

1910 Lionel standard gauge #7 brass and nickel locomotive and tender, early and hard to find train. Est. $2,000-$4,000

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio –Milestone Auctions is a full-service auction house known for its high-profile sales of every imaginable type of antique and historical collectible, but many know the company, first and foremost, as the Midwest’s hub for quality antique and vintage toys. On April 14th, Milestone co-owners Chris Sammet and Miles King will once again roll out the red carpet for toy enthusiasts as they present their Spring 2018 Vintage Toys & Trains Spectacular.

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Tip leads to arrests in Gronkowski break-in during Super Bowl

Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots. Photo by Jeffrey Beall, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license

ARLINGTON, Texas – While New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was busy playing in Super Bowl LII on Feb. 5, suspects were busy burglarizing his home, which he shared with three other individuals. The suspects stole safes, guns and jewelry, as well as two proof Morgan dollars.

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