Wildlife images reign supreme at Copley’s sale, Feb. 19-20

Bob F. Kuhn (1920-2007), ‘Young Buck with Does,’ acrylic on Masonite, 22 x 33in. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Copley Fine Art Auctions image

HINGHAM, Mass. – On Feb. 19 and 20, Copley Fine Art Auctions, a leading decoy and sporting art auction house, will host their Winter Sale 2021. To accommodate numerous estates, the company’s auction has expanded to a virtual two-day format. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Ripley Auctions presents items from Guinness Records Museum Feb. 12

Signed Dan Marino Miami Dolphins jersey with two signed photos and a certificate of authenticity. Estimate $1,250-$2,000. Ripley Auctions image

INDIANAPOLIS – Collectors interested in owning a genuine Guinness World Record item, ranging from the world’s smallest bicycle to the world’s largest pinball machine (Atari Hercules), will get their chance in an online auction of items previously displayed at the now-closed Guinness Museum of World Records in Niagara Falls, Canada. Every item in the sale being conducted by Ripley Auctions on Feb. 12 is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Civil Rights items take center stage at Cowan’s Feb. 18

Louis Lo Monaco, (20th Century), ‘March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom August 28, 1963: We Shall Overcome,’ New York: Urban League, five collage prints, original pictorial wrappers. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Cowan’s image

CINCINNATI – Cowan’s, a Hindman company, will present its first dedicated various owner African Americana sale on Feb. 18. The sale will feature a diverse selection of books, manuscripts, newspapers, photographs, posters and ephemera dating from the 18th century through the mid-20th century, representing themes such as slavery and abolition, militaria, civil rights, politics, art and literature. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Kobe Bryant game-worn jersey sells for record $337,334

2009 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals game-used road jersey, Championship and Finals MVP season, auctioned for $337,334. Photo-matched, NBA LOA. Image courtesy of Grey Flannel Auctions

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A jersey worn by the late Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant in game three of the 2009 NBA Finals has sold for $337,334, a record price for any jersey worn by the legendary LA Lakers shooting guard. It was offered in a January 20, 2021 online auction hosted by Grey Flannel Auctions of Scottsdale, Arizona.

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