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Liner Memorabilia from the Titanic, the Andrea Doria and the SS
Normandie Earn Top Lot Honors at Weiss Auction
Ocean liner memorabilia took top lot honors at Weiss Auctions’
June 22nd sale, as a letter
handwritten aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912
sold for $22,600, an original life ring from the SS Andrea Doria
brought $8,050 and a glass clock presented to first class passengers on
the maiden voyage of the SS Normandie in 1935 changed hands for
A SUPERB PATEK PHILIPPE MEN’S CHRONOGRAPH
WATCH HEADLINES SALE
A men’s Patek Philippe platinum perpetual calendar chronograph watch, a large
neoclassical bronze sundial sculpture by Anna Coleman Ladd (Am.,
1878-1939), and an Expressionist rendition of the Pieta by modern artist
Jurij Solovij (Am./Ukraine, 1921-2007) will all be part of Bruneau & Co.
Auctioneers’ Fine Art & Jewelry Auction on Saturday, July 22nd.
MORE ANTIQUES NEWS
The Historic Trotter-Byrd Antebellum Home and Contents Goes on
the Auction Block
The contents of a fine
5,500-square-foot antebellum home in Quitman, Mississippi—the
only one spared by General Sherman during the Civil War, went on
the auction block on Saturday, June 24, 2017, on the grounds of the home at 419
East Franklin Street. Dating from 1852, the three large-bedroom, 1˝-
bath home is on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more
Items from Historic Mt. Hope
Plantation Go to the Highest Bidder
A pair of 20th century Italian-style composition
Blackamoor torchieres, a mid-19th-century French three-piece
gilt and patinated bronze and white marble clock set, a large
pair of French carved giltwood Corinthian columns, and an oil on
canvas painting by Louisiana artist Robert M. Rucker were just a few of the items that
came up for bid June 24th
and 25th in New Orleans as part of Crescent City Auction
Gallery’s June Estates Auction.
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