Cartier Pasha Minute Repeater Men's Watch Climbs to CA$64,900 in Miller & Miller's Online Watches & Jewels Sale, Nov. 20

  • 04 Dec 2021
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A Cartier Pasha minute repeater men’s watch slipped onto a new wrist for $64,900 in Miller & Miller Auctions’ bi-annual Watches & Jewels sale held November 20th. Offered were luxury watches and fine jewelry, with rare, desirable vintage and collectible watches from names like Rolex, Tudor, Omega, Patek Philippe, Corum and Panerai.The Cartier Pasha watch (Ref. W30012) was easily the top achiever in an auction that grossed $512,179 (all prices quoted are in Canadian dollars). It featured the calibre 179 18 kt gold movement with 26 jewels designed by Gerald Genta. The minute repeater, perpetual calendar with day-date-month, moon phase

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Comic Books from The Silver and Bronze Age will Come Up for Bid Jan. 1 at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers

  • 03 Dec 2021
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Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in 2022 with a 20-lot New Year’s Day Premier Comic Auction on Saturday, January 1st. It’s a modest group of comics, but don’t let the size fool you. These books are from a single-owner Midwest collection (Bruneau & Co. sold the bulk of them this past year); what remains are his last, final comics, to be sold without reserves.All 20 lots are rare, highly desirable Marvel comics from the Silver and Bronze Age, to include Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 5.5, Amazing Spider-Man #1 CGC 7.5, Fantastic Four #1 CGC 8.0, Strange Tales #110 CGC

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Custer's Civil War Holster Rig Sells for $37,500 at Holabird's November Wonders Auction, Nov. 18-22

  • 02 Dec 2021
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Legendary U.S. Army Captain George Armstrong Custer’s gun holster, dispatch case, belt and brass buckle from the Civil War climbed to $37,500, taking top lot honors in a five-day, 3,100-lot November Wonders: Western Americana Auction held November 18th-22nd by Holabird Western Americana Collections, online and live at the gallery in Reno, Nevada.The holster was standard issue for officers during the Civil War to fit the Colt model 1860 Army revolver. There are two photos in the book Custer in Photographs (Katz, 1985, paged 12 and 13) depicting Custer wearing this rig, about 1863. Close examination reveals that the same holster

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18th Century Powder Horns and An 1812 Silver Hull Presentation Medal Headline Bruneau & Co. Auction

  • 30 Nov 2021
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Cranston, RI, USA, November 30, 2021 -- Two powder horns dating to the American Revolution and earlier sold for a combined $66,420 and a silver Captain Isaac Hull presentation medal from 1812 knocked down for $40,590 in Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ fall Historic Arms & Militaria auction held on November 20th, online and live in the Cranston gallery located at 63 Fourth Avenue. It was just the second such auction conducted by Bruneau & Co.’s newly formed Arms & Militaria department, headed up by director Joel Bohy. “It was great to see so many faces in the gallery and the bidding

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Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction #85 Grosses Over $2.6 Million, as Records Fall

  • 25 Nov 2021
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New York, NY, USA, November 25, 2021 -- Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) third sale of the year, on November 14, finished at $2,638,320. Rare Posters Auction LXXXV was a world record auction with many lots surpassing their previously realized prices.Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “If there was any doubt about the poster’s vitality, this auction surely proved its lasting—and increasing—cultural and artistic value. Despite the economic impacts of the last two years, our sales continue to increase at an amazing pace. Collectors bid passionately, allowing us to break a number of world records for important artists including Alphonse Mucha,

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