BROOKLYN, N.Y. – SJ Auctioneers’ first major event of 2023 will be an online-only sale titled Winter Watch for Wanted Collectibles, slated for Sunday, January 29 and beginning at 4 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Of the 244 lots, two stand out: a 1930 Popeye the Pilot tin wind-up toy plane and a 1934 Popeye pocket watch in excellent working condition.
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DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 16 Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu Signature® Auction soared to nearly $1.2 million. Leading the sale was a 12-piece Gorham Mfg. Japonesque fruit knife set that earned a world-record $45,000. The circa-1880 silver and mixed metal set came from the collection of Dr. Charles Venable, a former museum curator who amassed an enviable assemblage of American-made silver from the late 19th and early 20th century.