Entries by Tom Hoepf

Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates to offer great Americana Aug. 24-25

CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Summer Americana & Variety Auction contains a diversity of material and will include everything from rare Civil War material and vintage concert posters to country furniture and silver coins. The large auction will take place over two days, Friday, Aug. 24, and Saturday, Aug. 25. Absentee […]

Gianguan’s Sept. 8 sale strong on Chinese bronzes, ceramics

NEW YORK – When Gianguan Auctions, New York’s premier independent Chinese auction gallery, opens its doors for the 15th annual running of its fall sale on Sept. 8, international connoisseurs will find strong collections of Chinese paintings, porcelains and archaic bronzes as well as small collectibles such as stone seals, carved jades and snuff bottles. […]

Woody Auction to sell incomparable glass collection Sept. 7-8

DOUGLASS, Kan. – The lifetime collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle – dedicated collectors of Wave Crest, Nakara, Kelva and American Brilliant Cut Glass whose items have been featured in books, trade publications and museum exhibits – will be sold without reserve in a two-day auction slated for Sept. 7-8 by Woody Auction. […]

Firsts by noted authors featured in vintage book auction Aug. 22

NEW YORK – First editions penned by the 20th-century’s greatest authors, including George Orwell’s 1934 Burmese Days, Ernest Hemingway’s Men Without Women and Jack London’s Call of the Wild – all with dust jackets – are featured in a book auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Absentee and Internet live […]

Debt prompts hunt for auctioneers to disperse Lincoln items

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The hunt for auctioneers to sell off parts of a valuable collection of Lincoln artifacts, including an iconic stovepipe hat and gloves bloodied the night he was assassinated, to settle a $9.7 million debt began Wednesday, but the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation cautioned a sale isn’t imminent.

John McInnis picked to sell Americana collection Aug. 24-25

AMESBURY, Mass. – Long before American Pickers hit television, Janis Blouin of Georgetown, Massachusetts, was perfecting the art of finding and buying the best Americana, folk art, toys, advertising and country accessories to be found anywhere north of Boston. John McInnis Auctioneers will sell Blouin’s renowned collection grouped into over 1,600 lots over three days, Aug. 24-26 in […]

Famous faces grace Jasper52 photo auction Aug. 22

NEW YORK – More than 60 lots of original photographs will be offered in a fine art auction presented by Jasper52 on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The featured artist is British photographer John Stoddart, who has taken scores of photographs of famous faces. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.