BOSTON (AP) – A swatch of canvas recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg has sold for more than $36,000 at auction.
NEW YORK — Meteorites are among the hottest collectible with demand outstripping the supply. Forty-four select examples are now on display at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center as part of Christie’s “Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites” sale. The auction ends this Wednesday, Feb. 14.
London – Pablo Picasso’s Mousquetaire et nu assis (1967, estimate: £12 million-£18 million) will be a leading highlight of Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, in London on Feb. 27. The masterpiece is part of 20th Century at Christie’s, a series of sales that take place from Feb. 20 to March 7.
PARIS – On Thursday, Feb. 8, at the historic Beaux-Arts exhibition hall Le Grand Palais, Bonhams will auction the record-breaking 1934 Rafale V hydroplane race boat.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A book signed by George Washington that made its way from the Founding Father’s personal library to a now-deceased Tennessee man has sold for $138,000 at an auction.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) – Want to hit the road like a country music icon? You’ll get a chance next month when Merle Haggard’s tour bus goes up for sale in Texas.
DENVER, Pa. – Dan Morphy of Morphy Auctions has announced a merger with Maine auction house James D. Julia, Inc.. Julia’s will now operate as a division of Morphy Auctions. The teams from both auction houses will be blended.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer and the third-largest auctioneer overall, has secured the Internet domain HERITAGE.com, giving clients a direct line to its easy bidding and consignment process and access to experts in 40 collecting categories.