COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fleischer’s Auctions will host its Summer Premier Sale on Saturday, August 5. Boasting more than 400 lots, the auction offers a wide selection of material from the breadth of American history, particularly material from the abolition movement, the Civil War, African American history, Lincolniana and gems of historic photography. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections will burst into summer with a four-day High-Grade Auction, spanning Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18, and starting each day at 8 am Pacific time. It features nearly 2,000 lots of mining collectibles, railroadiana, numismatics, Native and general Americana, philatelic, bottles, stocks, bonds, sports and art. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ annual Printed & Manuscript African Americana auction on March 30 was, by a wide margin, the most successful in its 28-year history. The event set records, with $1,377,463 in total sales and an even 94% sell-through rate. Eight lots hit the $50,000 mark — after only 14 lots hit that mark in the previous 27 years combined. It was the third-largest sale in the long history of the house’s book department, behind only two noted single-owner sales, the Epstein sale of 1992 and the Ford sale of 2012.
NEW YORK – A newly published book titled LOVE IMMORTAL (Harper Design 9780063204294; $25.99) presents for the first time more than 200 photographs from the private collection of longtime antiques collector, dealer, and appraiser Anthony Cavo. This artfully designed collection of Daguerrotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes de visite, and sepia and black-and-white images includes an entertaining mix of historical anecdotes, true stories, superstitions, excerpts from literature, letters, quotes, and fun facts that are sure to make this book irresistible to dog lovers and to those with an interest in photography.
RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC’s four-day Wild West Auction slated for July 21-24 will be headlined by two massive and important collections: one from Gary Bracken, who collected in a staggering 60-plus categories, to be spread out across multiple sales; the other from James and Barbara Sherman, whose huge collections were housed in a museum. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
CINCINNATI – Hindman will offer more than 300 lots detailing the African American experience in the United States from the Antebellum period through the Civil Rights movement to the modern day in its February 23 African Americana auction. The sale brings together property from several important collections and estates, most notably the estate of Ambassador Edward J. Perkins of Washington, DC, who served as US Ambassador to Liberia, South Africa, the United Nations and Australia, as well as the collection of Tom Charles Huston, which features 19th and 20th-century political imprints and ephemera. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.