MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ June 26 & 27 Premier Americana Auction was a highly successful event and produced robust prices in multiple categories. The two-day format consisted of 1,146 lots of high-quality material from across the country, much of which was fresh to the market, and, in a number of cases, had descended directly in the families of the original owners. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
AUBURN, Ind. – Worldwide Auctioneers has launched its latest online sale, imparting a significant business opportunity to Mercedes-Benz aficionados and shops everywhere. Offered entirely without reserve, the Marshall’s Silver Star Motors Mercedes-Benz Auction showcases a lifelong collection of over 100,000 expertly curated classic Mercedes-Benz OEM parts, and 20 project cars from the 1950s to 2000s, with the parts offered for sale as one complete lot. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
PHILADELPHIA – Following its highly successful online Design and Modern & Contemporary Art auctions this spring, Freeman’s announces another stellar result. Its inaugural June 26 Art + Design auction achieved a 95% sell-through rate and totaled just shy of $500,000, comfortably surpassing its presale high estimate. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
BIRMINGHAM, UK – Fellows Auctioneers is set to host another fascinating talk, this time about watch fakes and forgeries. Through the examination of surviving examples, watchmaker Rebecca Struthers will explore how the Swiss industry as we know it today emerged over 250 years ago out of the market for spuriously signed ‘English’ watches.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National World War I Museum and Memorial announced a grant for $125,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize and transcribe letters, diaries and journals from soldiers and family members originated from World War I.