Auction of Apple 1 Computer, Civil War Drummer Boy Photo, and More Fresh News

Apple I computer to be sold in May by Auction Team Breker. Image courtesy of Auction Team Breker


News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • Germany’s Auction Team Breker has offered some of the world’s rarest and most interesting items in its past Science & Technology sales. In May they’ll be auctioning yet another headline-maker: an Apple I computer with a raft of original documentation. [Read more from Cult of Mac]
  • A New York cemetery where a Civil War veteran known as “Albany’s Little Drummer Boy” is buried has received the only image of him known to exist. The benefactor found the tintype image while going through her late father’s Civil War collection. [Read more from Associated Press]

  • In the movie poster market, the right image of James Bond gives the seller a license to thrill. One of the most coveted Bond posters promotes the 1962 film Dr. No, with images of Sean Connery and Ursula Andress. [Read more from Antiques Trade Gazette]
  • A coral necklace worn by Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind and Marilyn Monroe’s gold and pearl drop earrings from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes are among the glittering adornments in an auction planned for November. The sale features costume jewelry made for top Hollywood stars by costume designer Eugene Joseff . [Read more from Reuters]

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