BLUFTON, S.C. – Robb White, founder of the Robb Report magazine, has sold some of the most unusual and rare items in the world. For over four decades, through his stable of luxury magazines and auction companies, White has marketed “the very best the world has to offer” to his affluent global following.
His Connoisseur Auctions’ next big sale, Oct. 9, consists of 500 lots of antiques, jewelry, collectibles, militaria, art and antiquities. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.com.
Collectors of antique firearms will be interested in an 1860 Colt Army revolver (above), serial number 177139. The heavily engraved .44-caliber revolver, is estimated at $10,000-$15,000.
Among the spectacular pieces of jewelry is a pair of Cartier-style ruby and diamond earrings (below) in 18K yellow gold, which has a $5,000-$10,000 estimate.
The wide-ranging auction will conclude with Lot 500, a hand-painted porcelain plaque depicting Francois Boucher’s famous painting Moment of Love, Rinaldo and Armida. The ornately framed work (below) is estimated at $6,000-$8,000.
From a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton that sold from millions to the most expensive home ever sold in Atlanta, Robb White seems to have an eye for just about everything investors and collectors want.