Lunar meteorite sells for $612,500 at RR Auction

The Buagaba meteorite, which is composed of six fragments that fit together, puzzle-like, to form a mass weighing slightly over 12 pounds, sold for $612,500. RR Auction image

BOSTON – A rare lunar meteorite sold for $612,500 at RR Auction on Thursday, Oct. 18.

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Moderately valued Asian works coming to Gianguan Auctions Oct. 27

Jade door-knockers, carved to depicting bats in flight and qilin, 8 inches high. Gianguan Auctions image

NEW YORK – Gianguan Auctions has gathered an excellent collection of moderately valued Asian works of art for a sale Saturday, Oct. 27. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Paul Newman Daytona Rolex to pace Heritage Auctions Oct. 24

Rolex 14K gold ‘Paul Newman’ Cosmograph Daytona ‘John Player Special,’ Ref. 6241, circa 1969.

DALLAS – A rare 14K gold “Paul Newman” Rolex is headed to auction for the first time ever in Heritage Auctions’ Watches & Fine Timepieces Auction Wednesday, Oct. 24, in New York. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Rare works offered by Poster Auctions International Oct. 28

El Lissitzky, ‘Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge,’ circa 1950. Estimate: $3,500-$4,000. Poster Auctions International Inc. image

NEW YORK CITY – A collection of over 50 rare, original propaganda posters will be auctioned on Sunday, Oct. 28, by Poster Auctions International Inc., as part of the firm’s Rare Poster Auction #76. The collection includes World Wars I and II, the inter-war period, the beginnings of the Cold War, and the Cuban Revolution. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Ruda Gallery to present large Asian art auction Oct. 28

Chinese embroidered silk dragon robe. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Ruda Gallery image

HONG KONG – Ruda Gallery will offer 326 lots of high-quality Asian artOn Oct. 28. Major pieces include Buddha figures, jades, wood carvings, paintings, and cloisonné and copper objects. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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63 Rolex models offered in luxury watch auction Oct. 24

Rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date in Florentine finish, 18K yellow gold with 18k tellow gold bracelet, ref.1502, made 1953-1963. Estimate: $18,000-$22,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Watch collectors and anyone desiring a luxury timepiece should peruse the Jasper52 auction catalog of premium designer wristwatches that will be sold Wednesday, Oct. 24. The auction features the most sought-after names in watchmaking such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, LeCoultre and Rolex, many in 18K gold. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Portrait of Washington heads University Archives’ sale Oct. 31

Rare 1785 hand-colored mezzotint portrait engraving of George Washington. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. University Archives image

WESTPORT, Conn. – A rare, 1785 hand-colored portrait engraving of George Washington, printed for and sold by the London publisher Carington Bowles (British, 1724-1793), will be a featured lot in University Archives’ next online-only auction, slated for Wednesday, Oct. 31. The auction will begin at 10:30 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Taste-tempting vintage posters the toast of Jasper52 sale Oct. 24

Jose Belon original poster advertising St. Raphael quinquina, 78½ x 50¾ inches. Estimate: $2,500-$2,600. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Before the invention of the radio and television, businesses advertised their goods and services in print media. The most attractive means was posters—the bigger and brighter, all the better. Dozens of original 19th- and 20th-century posters are offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 24. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers LiveAuctioneers.

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Rare artifacts to be auctioned Oct. 27 by T&T Archaeological Consulting

Monolithic ax, 9 3/8 inches, found in a tractor toolbox in Washington County, Virginia.
Formerly in the Thomas Beutell Collection. Estimate: $200,000-$250,000. Tony Putty Artifacts image

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. – The Steve Elwood Prehistoric Artifact Collection will be sold on Oct. 27 by T&T Archaeological Consulting. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Rago Auctions to tap into Martin Cohen Collection. Oct. 21

George Washington Mark, ‘Greenfield Street by Moonlight, no. 18,’ oil on canvas,
signed ‘G.W. Mark, January 20th, 1848,’ 29 x 30 inches. Estimate: $12,000-$15,000. Rago Auctions image

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – On Oct. 19-21, Rago Auctions will host three auctions that showcase both important and historic works of art and design. Day Three is titled “Autobiography of a Hoarder: Part One of the Martin Cohen Collection.” Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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