Entries by Catherine Saunders-Watson

Morphy’s July 19-20 Automobilia & Petroliana auction crosses finish line at $2.3M

DENVER, Pa. – Led by an enviable array of rare advertising signs, gas pumps, globes and early service station and motoring accessories, Morphy Auctions July 19-20 Automobilia & Petroliana auction attracted bidders from coast to coast and cruised to a grand total of $2.3 million, inclusive of buyer’s premium. Absentee and Internet live bidding was […]

British-made Civil War rifle led the charge at Milestone’s $1.8M Premier Firearms Auction

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Antique and vintage firearms collectors converged at Milestone Auctions’ suburban Cleveland gallery over the weekend of June 10-11 to bid on 1,421 lots of outstanding military, civilian and sporting arms. The summer edition of the company’s popular Premier Collectible Firearms series, which also benefited from absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers, […]

New Frontier to auction prized Old West & Native artifacts from major collections, Aug. 26 

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Collectors of genuine Old West, cowboy and Native American art and relics are getting ready to “saddle up” and head out to historic Cheyenne, Wyoming for one of the year’s most spirited gatherings: New Frontier’s big August 25-27 Show & Auction at the Laramie County Event Center at Archer. Absentee and live-online […]

Newly discovered estate treasures up for bid at Stephenson’s, July 28 

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – Stephenson’s Auctioneers, the Philadelphia region’s premier source for estate-fresh antiques and art since 1962, will host a July 28 Decorative Arts Auction of 325 select lots ranging from fine French paintings to stylish midcentury furniture and high-quality diamond jewelry. Bid absentee, or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

Morphy’s Aug. 2-3 auction merges classic toys with pop culture memorabilia

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy’s spring toy auction, which took in $3.1 million, made headlines worldwide with its phenomenal single-owner collection of factory-boxed Star Wars figures and a sports card selection that included an $873,300 Topps baseball wax-pack brick. No other event in Morphy’s 20-year history could top that one for the amount of social media […]

Apollo Art Auctions to host July 23 sale of fine ancient art, antiquities, jewels, gold coins

LONDON – Apollo Art Auctions, internationally known as the most-trusted source for authentic, expertly vetted ancient art and antiquities, will present a July 23rd gallery auction whose quality would please even the most discerning and sophisticated collector. In addition to highly important cultural art and artifacts, the 535-lot auction is enhanced by precious coins, and […]