Articles in Auction News

The Beatles’ First Contract Sells at Auction

The Beatles’ contract with Brian Epstein, the music shop owner who discovered the band, recently sold for $345,000 at Sotheby's. Signed by the Beatles on January 24, 1962, this document marked the launch of the Beatles' worldwide success.

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A Century of Citroën

Aguttes is hosting an auction celebration in honor of the centennial of French car company Citroën at the Château de la Ferté Vidame in the Loire Valley from July 19-21.

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Let the Games Begin

Grey Flannel Auctions' upcoming Summer Games sale on July 17th features over 1,000 lots, including game-worn jerseys, rare baseball cards, and one-of-a-kind memorabilia.

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In the Lap of Luxury

HVMC, a Monte Carlo auction house, will end the auction season in style with a series of exceptional sales comprising seven different categories and nearly 2,500 lots. Here are the highlights of the sale, from art and jewelry to fashion accessories and archaeological treasures.

Gone West

Holabird Western Americana Collections' huge, 4,000-lot Americana auction, July 11-15, is a veritable cornucopia of summer collectibles.

Kandinsky's Madonna and Child at Auction

French auction house Rossini's upcoming sale features a selection of modern and contemporary art from artists including Wassily Kandinsky, Jean Fautrier, Albert Marquet and Erro, and sculptors Pompon and François Vandenberghe.

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Birds of Paradise Fly at Auction

A stunning pair of Handel Birds of Paradise table lamps lit up the room for a combined $20,650, two rare clocks by the Canadian clockmaker Pequegnat together made $12,165, and an oil on canvas forest scene by Canadian artist Homer Watson rose to $8,625 at a sale of art, antiques and clocks held June 8th by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.

Abstract Art From Across the World

On June 25, Spanish house Durán Arte y Subastas will present a sale of over 900 lots, from jewelry and pocket watches to minerals and sculptures, but here we highlight the best of the contemporary works.

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