Julien’s to sell blockbuster Hollywood movie property collection March 8

Original French Grande (style A) poster for ‘King Kong’ (1933). Estimate: $30,000-$40,000. Julien’s Auctions image

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions will sell Hollywood movie property from the Osianama Archives on March 8. The Hollywood category of the Osianama Archives features an award-winning collection of important film memorabilia and artwork, which will be available at auction for the first time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Morphy Auctions packed to the hilt for weapons sale March 1-2

Historic French saber attributed to General Lafayette. Estimate: $20,000-$40,000. Morphy Auctions image

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy Auctions will conduct an important Firearms, Militaria and Sporting sale March 1-2. Many of the weapons in the auction have historic significance such as a French saber attributed to General Lafayette. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Distant lands within reach at Jasper52 map auction Feb. 21

Map of the Caribbean / West Indies, R. & S. Ottens, Amsterdam, circa 1730, 24.8 in. x 20.5 in. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Maps often provide more than a representation of an area on paper. The antique maps in a Jasper52 online auction Feb. 21 show landmarks, discoveries, shipping routes and political divisions – glimpses of the time when the cartographers sent their work to press. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Quinn’s pays tribute to Black History Month with Feb. 22 auction

Merton D. Simpson (African American, 1928-2013), untitled portrait of Rev. Jesse Jackson, est. $200-$400; and Diana Ross, est. $100-$200

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On Thursday, Feb. 22, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will pay tribute to Black History Month with a two-part auction that incorporates historical material, early photographs and memorabilia from its associated company, Waverly Rare Books. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

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PBA auction Feb. 22 fusion of rare books, psychedelic rock

Jefferson Airplane, Great Society at the Avalon Ballroom poster, July 22-23, 1966, by Mouse, Stanley and Alton Kelley (Family Dog), 19 1/8 in. x 14 3/16 in. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. PBA Galleries image

SAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, Feb. 22, PBA Galleries will host an auction of Fine Books – Science & Medicine, Art, Illustration & Children’s Literature with nearly 500 lots of rare, interesting, unusual and captivating material, ranging from charming illustrated children’s books to anatomy, with art, science, fine printing, occult, finely bound books, early religious tracts, medicine, astronomy, natural philosophy and history, including classic rock ‘n’ roll posters from San Francisco in the 1960s. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Turner Auctions to sell modern Chinese paintings March 2

Lu Shoukun (Lui Shou-kwan, 1919- 1975), ‘Mountain Landscape,’ 1962, ink and color on paper, framed and glazed, 36 x 11 ¼ inches, sight. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Turner Auctions + Appraisals image

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Jane Miller Chai Collection of Chinese paintings at an auction March 2. Offering 20 lots acquired over 40 years, the small but significant collection primarily features modern works by noted artists Li Keran (1907-1989), Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996), Cui Zifan (1915-2011) and Ding Yanyong (1902-1978). An antique work by Dong Bangda (1699-1769) is also included in the collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Unique US flag among winners at Bruneau & Co. auction

Boston Wool Association rug, 77 inches by 144 inches, made for a museum in Lowell, Mass. Price realized: $5,625. Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers image

CRANSTON, R.I. – To say that Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Feb. 3 auction featured an eclectic mix of merchandise would be an understatement. The top three lots in the 353-lot sale were a partial set of Chinese carved jadeite zodiac animal seals, which sold for $8,750; a U.S. flag rug made by the Boston Wool Association, $5,625, and a palace-size Persian rug, $5,000. Absentee and Internet bidding were available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jasper52 auction presents fine Persian rugs Feb. 20

Handmade Persian Tabriz rug, wool, circa 1900, 7 ft. 3 in. x 10 ft. 3 in. Estimate: $2,100-$2,300. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Jasper52 will present an online auction of beautiful handmade antique and vintage Persian rugs on Tuesday, Feb. 20. A few tapestries and high-quality new rugs fill out the 139-lot auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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US political history on parade at Heritage Auctions Feb. 24

This rare George Washington portrait inaugural buttons is expected to sell for close to $50,000. Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – The only inaugural button referring to George Washington as the “Father of His Country” (perhaps the earliest instance of the use of the phrase) will open for bidding at $20,000 when Heritage Auctions presents Part II of the David and Janice Frent Collection of Political & Presidential Memorabilia Feb. 24. The auction offers 658 lots of extraordinary pin backs, banners, campaign flags and assorted campaign paraphernalia. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Surf’s up for Guy Rose painting at Clars auction Feb. 25

‘Monterey Coast’ by Guy Rose is expected to be the star at this sale and will be offered with an $80,000-$120,000 estimate. It measures 15 in. high x 19in wide. Clars Auction Gallery image

OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s Feb. 25 sale will present numerous high-profile works spanning all categories at their Important Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art Auction. Also among the collections of note coming to this sale, will be the second installment of property from the Sterling Vineyard Winery Art Collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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