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Own an Original Piece of History from Annalee Dolls, Inc.
2008-06-08 08:56:00
Own an Original Piece of History from Annalee Dolls , Inc. Collectors to bid in online auction of original figurines from the Annalee Museum in Meredith, New Hampshire May 22, 2008 (Meredith, NH) - This June, avid collectors and new Annalee followers will be able to own an original piece of Annalee history. All they have to do is ...
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Space: A Journey to our Future at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Mu
2008-06-08 08:46:00
Space: A Journey to our Future New gallery opening Saturday, June 14 10 a.m. National Mall Building Space: A Journey to Our Future highlights current projects in space exploration — satellites, space telescopes, living in space — and provides a glimpse into future human space travel. Twenty-first century interactive displays and state-of-the-art video and audio ...
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Retail Fine Jewelry at Less than Retail
2008-06-08 08:39:00
Retail Fine Jewelry at Less than Retail Have you ever thought about buying a piece of fine jewelry, but are put off by the price, or for another reason. Worry no more because I am going to illuminate your world. Buying a piece of fine jewelry can be a very rich & rewarding experience. All you ...
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Sotheby?s Sponsors ?Ming And Other Things,? An Appraisal Event To Find The
2008-06-06 18:11:00
SOTHEBY‘S SPONSORS “MING AND OTHER THINGS,” AN APPRAISAL EVENT TO FIND THE NEXT PRICELESS PIECE OF ART See if Heirlooms from Your Attic and Basement Rival Treasures from the Asian Art Museum’s summer exhibition Power & Glory: Court Arts of China’s Ming Dynasty   Sunday, June 22, 2008, 11 am - 5 pm Hilton San Francisco Financial District 750 Kearny ...
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Sotheby?s New York Evening Sale Of Latin American Art Achieves $21,033,500
2008-06-06 17:35:00
SOTHEBY’S NEW YORK EVENING SALE OF LATIN AMERICAN ART ACHIEVES $21,033,500 HIGHEST TOTAL EVER FOR AN EVENING SALE OF LATIN AMERICAN ART AT SOTHEBY’S   New York , New York, May 29, 2008 - Tonight’s evening sale of Latin American Art achieved a total of $21,033,500 (est. $13,945,000/17,945,000*), the highest total ever for an evening sale of ...
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ART, FURNITURE AND EXOTIC CHESS SETS LEAD THE WAY IN A FAST PACED SPRING IN
2008-06-06 17:33:00
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2008   CONTACT: BRIAN KOGAN                  (561) 805-7115   AUCTION GALLERY OF THE PALM BEACHES Sales March 31, May 1, May 19, 2008 West Palm Beach, FL Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches hosted three major sales this Spring with impressive results including the biennial Chess Collectors International sale. (WEST PALM BEACH, FL) Brian Kogan, owner of Auction Gallery of ...
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What?s On at Scienceworks June to August 2008
2008-06-06 17:17:00
What’s On at Scienceworks June to August 2008   Experiment Zone Get a charge out of experiments at Scienceworks’ new Experiment Zone for kids. Throughout weekends during May and June, children can take part in 30 minute experiment sessions and learn more about electricity and magnetism. Become a human battery, design electrical circuits and explore magnets, kids will ...
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Christie?s Latin American Sale No. 2005A & B - Evening & Day Sessions
2008-06-06 16:51:00
Christie’s Latin American Sale - Evening & Day Sessions New York - Wednesday, 28 May and Thursday, 29 May 2008 Sale no: 2005A & B - Top Ten [All sold prices include buyer’s premium]   Sold: $33,861,350 £17,101,691 ?21,705,993 Lots Sold: 263 Lots Offered: 320 Sold by Lot: 82% Sold by $:87% Exchange Rate: £ = $1.98 / ? = $1.56   Lot Description Estimate ...
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AFAS Artist Charles Maher Tapped To Create Official Artwork For 2008 Pebble
2008-06-06 16:47:00
AFAS Artist Charles Maher Tapped To Create Official Artwork For 2008 Pebble Beach Concours Pebble Beach, Calif. - May 29, 2008 - Automotive Fine Art s Society member Charles Maher was chosen to create the official artwork for the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, which will be unveiled during the renowned event on August 17, 2008.  Commemorating ...
Christie?s Leads Asia With Spring Sales Of HK$2.5 Billion/US$310.7 Million
2008-06-05 20:16:00
CHRISTIE’S LEADS ASIA WITH SPRING SALES OF HK$2.4 Billion/US$310.7 Million ? HIGHEST TOTAL FOR ANY SERIES OF SALES IN ASIA ? 50 LOTS EXCEED US$1 MILLION ? WORLD AUCTION RECORDS ACROSS CATEGORIES Hong Kong - Christie’s, the world leading art business, concluded its Hong Kong Spring 2008 sale series with a combined total of HK$2.4 billion/US$310.7 million - this ...
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Traveling Through Time
2008-06-05 19:22:00
TRAVELING THROUGH TIME COLUMBIA, PA “Summertime and the livin’ is easy…” Families travel to their favorite vacation spot for some R and R. Throughout history navigation tools have enabled humans to discover and explore their world and what lies beyond without losing their way.   The National Watch and Clock Museum will explore the history of ...
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Fabulous Fourth Friday Flicks
2008-06-05 19:15:00
FABULOUS FOURTH FRIDAY FLICKS COLUMBIA, PA:  Take yourself or your whole family to the movies - for free! Usually there’s some sort of catch or gimmick included in an offer like this.  But here’s a genuine opportunity to enjoy a free movie and free popcorn in a comfortable, air-conditioned theater! Participating in the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of ...
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Rufino Tamayo?s $7.2 Million Trovador Sets New World Auction Record For Lat
2008-06-05 19:10:00
RUFINO TAMAYO’S $7.2 MILLION TROVADOR SETS NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR LATIN AMERICAN ART AT CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK   $26,632,850 Evening Sale Total Sets New Record For Any Auction of Latin American Art Ten New World Auction Records Set For Latin American Art   New York - Christie’s landmark Latin American Evening Sale realized both a ...
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Christie?s Latin American Sale - Evening Session
2008-06-05 18:55:00
Christie’s Latin American Sale - Evening Session New York - Wednesday, 28 May 2008 Sale no: 2005A - Top Ten [All sold prices include buyer’s premium]   Sold: $26,632,850 £13,450,934 ?17,072,340 Lots Sold: 66 Lots Offered: 80 Sold by Lot: 83% Sold by $:86% Exchange Rate: £ = $1.98 / ? = $1.56   Lot Description Estimate ($) Purchase Price Buyer 18 Rufino Tamayo, Trovador ...
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Metropolitan Museum Explores Relationship of Art and Science during First A
2008-06-05 18:48:00
Metropolitan Museum Explores Relationship of Art and Science during First Annual World Science Festival A variety of special programs - including lectures, gallery tours, family activities, and the inauguration of a new Audio Guide program - focusing on art and science will take place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 28 through June 1 ...
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Sotheby?s New York To Hold Sale Of Important 20th Century Design On June 14
2008-06-05 18:19:00
SOTHEBY’S NEW YORK TO HOLD SALE OF IMPORTANT 20th CENTURY DESIGN ON JUNE 14, 2008 FEATURING THE ARTEK PAVILION BY SHIGERU BAN   New York , New York - On June 14, 2008, Sotheby’s New York will hold a sale of Important 20th Century Design , with highlights ranging from an impressive selection of lamps from Tiffany Studios ...
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Major Retrospective Of British Artist J.M.W. Turner Opens At Metropolitan M
2008-06-05 18:07:00
Major Retrospective of British Artist J. M. W. Turner Opens at Metropolitan Museum on July 1 Exhibition dates: July 1 - September 21, 2008 Exhibition location: The Tisch Galleries, 2nd floor Press preview: Monday, June 23, 10:00 a.m. - noon The first major retrospective of the work of celebrated British artist J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) to be ...
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Chrisitie?s Celebrates Pop Culture
2008-06-04 20:47:00
CHRISTIE’S CELEBRATES POP CULTURE Pop Culture 25 June 2008   New York - Christie ’s Pop Culture auction on June 25 in New York will include a range of collectibles celebrating the diverse nature of American popular culture - from 1930s comic strips to the current craze for vinyl designer toys. The sale will offer approximately 330 lots of Hollywood ...
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Sopranos Costumes Lead Christie?s Popculture Auction
2008-06-04 20:37:00
Christie?s Pop Culture auction on June 25 in New York will be highlighted by a collection of costumes from the critically acclaimed and Emmy-award-winning HBO drama series, The Sopranos . James Gandolfini will sell his personal costume wardrobe worn as the series star, Tony Soprano, to benefit Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Among the twenty-four lots of Tony Soprano costumes are complete costumes of suits with shoes, leisure shirts, bathrobes, track suits, and bloody costumes, with estimates starting at $500. The sale will also include a selection of men?s costumes from The Sopranos worn by various characters such as Junior Soprano, Paulie Walnuts, Christopher Moltisanti and A.J. Soprano. The Pop Culture auction will also include a range of collectibles celebrating the diverse nature of American popular culture ? from 1930s comic strips to the current craze for vinyl designer toys. The sale will offer a...
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Sotheby?s Sale Of American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture Totals $87,006
2008-05-30 01:37:00
SOTHEBY’S SALE OF AMERICAN PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND SCULPTURE TOTALS $87,006,200 SECOND HIGHEST TOTAL EVER FOR A SALE OF AMERICAN PAINTINGS EDWARD HICKS’ PEACEABLE KINGDOM WITH THE LEOPARD OF SERENITY ACHIEVES $9,673,000, A RECORD FOR A WORK OF AMERICAN FOLK ART AND A RECORD FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION 14 ARTIST RECORDS WERE SET, INCLUDING WILLIAM MERRITT ...
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Christie?s Important English, Continental and American Silver
2008-05-30 01:11:00
Christie’s Important English , Continental and American Silver New York - Thursday, 22 May 2008 Sale no: 2004 - Top Ten [All sold prices include buyer’s premium]   Sold: $3,733,888 £1,895,375 ?2,363,220 Lots Sold: 231 Lots Offered: 271 Sold by Lot: 85% Sold by $: 92% Exchange Rate: £ = $1.97 / ? = $1.58       Lot Description Estimate ($) Purchase Price Buyer 235 A Gold Table ...
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Paradox Of American Leadership Explored At Watch And Clock Museum
2008-05-30 01:06:00
PARADOX OF AMERICAN LEADERSHIP EXPLORED AT WATCH AND CLOCK MUSEUM COLUMBIA, PA:  The National Watch and Clock Museum is hosting guest speaker Dr. Roger Lane to speak on “Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Paradox of Leadership ” on June 28 at 2:00 p.m. Some FDR timepieces are part of the Time in Office Presidential Timepiece exhibit currently ...
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Melbourne Museum Is Showcasing The Latest In Contemporary Australian Design
2008-05-30 01:00:00
Designed to inspire at Melbourne Museum Melbourne Museum is showcasing the latest in contemporary Australian design with the launch of two new design exhibitions, Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award Exhibition 2007 and Design Now!, opening on 24 July 2008. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE DESIGN DISCOVERY AWARD EXHIBITION 2007 Selected from over sixty of Australia’s finest contemporary designers, ...
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Two-Day Sale At Philip Weiss Auctions Realizes A Record $5.2 Million As Rar
2008-05-30 00:43:00
TWO-DAY SALE AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS REALIZES A RECORD $5.2 MILLION AS RARE STAMPS, PEANUTS COMIC STRIPS AND MORE BRING DIZZYING PRICES The top lot was an exceptionally rare vertical coil pair of 1908 2-cent stamps that brought $644,100 (Oceanside, N.Y.) - Rare stamps, original “Peanuts” comic strips, rare books, autographs and more combined for a dizzying ...
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New Peaks Reached In The American Art Market At Christie?s New York
2008-05-30 00:37:00
NEW PEAKS REACHED IN THE AMERICAN ART MARKET AT CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK $72.6 Million Sale Total The Highest For The Category At Christie’s Monumental $17.74 Million Thomas Moran Wyoming Landscape More Than Doubles The Previous Auction Record For A 19th Century American Painting Re-Discovered $6.31 Million Marsden Hartley Masterwork Sets New Record For American Modernism $41.47 Million American Western ...
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Sotheby?s London To Offer Exceptionally Rare Study For Head Of George Dyer
2008-05-27 19:52:00
SOTHEBY’S LONDON TO OFFER EXCEPTIONALLY RARE STUDY FOR HEAD OF GEORGE DYER BY FRANCIS BACON – COMPELLING PORTRAIT OF THE LOVE OF THE ARTIST’S LIFE – – IN THE SAME COLLECTION FOR OVER 40 YEARS – SOTHEBY’S is delighted to announce that it will offer Study for Head of George Dyer , 1967 by Francis Bacon (1909-92) in its ...
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Antiquarian Book Fair 2008 Highlights
2008-05-27 19:38:00
The 2008 Antiquarian Book Fair is a bumper year for international exhibitors, with 160 major booksellers taking part, more than at any time this century.  As always the Fair boasts something for everyone, no matter what your interest, there is bound to be a book about it. Nineteenth century English literature is very ...
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What?s On at Immigration Museum May to August 2008
2008-05-27 19:35:00
What’s On at Immigration Museum May to August 2008 We’re 10! Come Celebrate! The Immigration Museum is celebrating its 10th birthday in 2008, with a special program of exhibitions and activities. For more information as the year progresses, watch this space and the website: museumvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum Kimono : Osaka ’s Golden Age Discover breathtakingly beautiful kimono and accessories from the glory days ...
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What Makes Collectible Stock Certificates Valuable
2008-05-23 02:28:00
Everyone dreams of finding something in an attic or flea market that turns out to be valuable.  That something could be a stock certificate that is still valid for ownership in a company.  If you were to find one, it should be researched (just in case).  But unfortunately, that seldom happens.  However, it still might be worth ...
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BOSTON ESTATE COMES SOUTH TO MIX IT UP WITH PROMINENT FLORIDA FAMILY HOLDI
2008-05-22 20:49:00
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2008 TURKEY CREEK AUCTIONS Citra, FL June 21, 2008 CONTACT: David Glynn                       (800) 648-7523 The lifetime collections of art, antiques, jewelry, silver and famous name shotguns from two outstanding estates will cross the block at Turkey Creek Auctions in Citra, FL on June 21. (CITRA, FL) - Turkey Creek Auctions owner in Citra, FL, Charles David Glynn, ...
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