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Sotheby’s Paris of Murray Frum’s Collection of Oceanic Brought Almost $10 Million
Sotheby’s Paris of Murray Frum’s Collection of Oceanic Brought Almost $10 Million
1991 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta Fetches $1 Million at Auction
…………………1991 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta Fetches $1 Million at Auction………………..
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1936 Lagonda LG45R Rapide Sports-Racing Two-Seater Sells for $2.5 Million at Bonhams
1936 Lagonda LG45R Rapide Sports-Racing Two-Seater Sells for $2.5 Million at Bonhams
1930 OM 665 SS MM Superba 2.3 Litre Supercharged Sports Tourer Fetches $2 Million at Bonhams
1930 OM 665 SS MM Superba 2.3 Litre Supercharged Sports Tourer Fetches $2 Million

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dreadnoughtus Schrani, 26-metre Dinosaur Discovered in Argentina
…………….Dreadnoughtus Schrani, 26-metre Dinosaur Discovered in Argentina…………..
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World's First 'Selfie' Fetches $113,000.
……………………….World’s First ‘Selfie’ Fetches $113,000…………………
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Chinese Painting Sets Record at Tokyo Chuo Auction $7.6 Million
………………..Chinese Painting Sets Record at Tokyo Chuo Auction $7.6 Million
Collection of African Art Worth up to $30 Million Will be Auctioned Sotheby’s in New York
Collection of African Art Worth up to $30 Million Will be Auctioned Sotheby’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Fetches $7.2 Million
………………………….1956 Ferrari 250 GT Fetches $7.2 Million……………………..
Most Expensive Guitar Sold for $50,000 on eBay August 2014
……………….Most Expensive Guitar Sold for $50,000 on eBay August 2014….
Carlisle & Finch No. 45 Loco, Tender, Passenger Sells For $42,000
…………………Carlisle & Finch No. 45 Loco, Tender, Passenger Sells for $42,000
Discovery Stockton California National Bank Note Collection Sold for $ 339,300 at Bonhams
Discovery Stockton California National Bank Note Collection Sold for $ 339,300

Most Expensive Collectibles Sold on Christie’s August 2014‏

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Czech Glass Sculpture Signed Libensky J. Brychtova Sold for $ 27,500

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At the Beginning of the Month we search Christie’s Auction Results and Post the TOP 5 Auction Highlights that Sold for the highest price. This listing was one of the Top 5 sales at Christie’s month, we hope you enjoy this information as much as we enjoy posting it! Please make sure you come back periodically to see the Top Collectibles that Sold at Christie’s.

#1. Czech Glass Sculpture Signed Libensky J. Brychtova Sold for $ 27,500.
Description: A czech glass sculpture, blue pyramid, signed and dated ‘s. Libensky j. Brychtova’, 1993, cast glass, with metal stand the glass 47in. (119.4cm.) Wide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Level Crossing  a Sketch Of A Male Nude  By Ethelbert White Sold For $22,963

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#2. The level crossing (recto); A sketch of a male nude  by Ethelbert White Sold for $22,963.
Description: Ethelbert White (1891-1972).  The level crossing (recto); A sketch of a male nude (verso)  signed ‘Ethelbert White’ (lower left) and with inscription and date ‘The Level Crossing/1924′ (on an old label attached to the reverse)  oil on canvas  24 x 30 in. (61 x 76.2 cm.).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orientalische Stadtansicht by Paul von Franken Sold for $22,500.

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#3. Orientalische Stadtansicht by Paul von Franken Sold for $22,500.
Description: Paul von Franken (German, 1818-1884) Orientalische Stadtansicht (Tiflis im Kaukasus) signed ‘Franken’ (lower left) oil on canvas laid down on board  20½ x 32 in. (52.1 x 81.3 cm.).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arab Horsemen by Adolf Schreyer Sold for $21,250.

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#4. Arab Horsemen by Adolf Schreyer Sold for $21,250.
Description: Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793). Venice, the Bacino di San Marco, with the Piazzetta and the Doge’s Palace with a nineteenth-century inscription ‘De la collection du Comte de Shaftesbury’ (on the stretcher) and with inscription ‘Veduta della Palazzo Ducale di Francesco Guardi di Venezia’ (on the relining canvas, presumably transcribed from the reverse of the original canvas) oil on canvas 27 3/8 x 40¼ in. (69.5 x 102.2 cm.).

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Pair Of George Ii Mahogany Side Chairs Sold For $18,750.

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#5. A Pair Of George Ii Mahogany Side Chairs Sold For $18,750.
Description: A pair of george ii mahogany side chairs,  probably irish, circa 1750,  with old circular paper inventory label incsribed e.g.r./574. Probably irish, circa 1750.

Most Expensive Lighters Sold on eBay August 2014

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1. Most Expensive Lighter Sold for $10,100. on eBayAt the beginning of the month we search eBay completed sales under most major collectibles categories. We then post the Top 3 eBay completed auctions that sold for the highest price for each category. This listing was one of the Top 3 sales for this collectibles category under Lighters. We hope you enjoy looking at the information as much as we enjoy posting it. Please make sure you come back periodically, to see the Top collectibles that sold on eBay every month!.

#1. Most Expensive Lighter Sold for $10,100. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Dunhill Aquarium Lighter
This item Sold for $10,100. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: kame_keph
Description by seller: “This is a unique vintage Dunhill Half-Giant Aquarium Lighter circa 1950. Each aquarium lighter was designed and handmade by Ben Shillingford”.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Lighter on eBay in the month of August 2014.

#2. Most Expensive Lighter Sold for $7,109. on eBay

2. Most Expensive Lighter Sold for $7,109. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Dunhill Rare .088 Silver Petrol Table Lighter Combined w/ 8 Day Timepiece c.1928
This item Sold for $7,109. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: jptime
Description by seller: “ Rare Silver Petrol Table Lighter Combined with 8 Day Timepiece Signed Dunhill 8 Day, London Import mark for 1928 Damascened nickel movement with bimetallic balance, two day silvered dial with luminous Arabic numerals and blued steel skeletonised hands, engine turned case with signed extinguishing arm on bevel sided base with screw filling cap beneath, dial and case signed”.

Here’s our number two spot for a Lighter that sold for the second highest price on eBay in the month of August 2014.

#3. Most Expensive Lighter Sold for $6,656.15. on eBay

3. Most Expensive Lighter Sold for $6,656.15. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1929 Dunhill Solid 18ct Gold Unique A Watch Lighter Petrol Wick Lighter   
This item Sold for $6,656.15. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: watchlighter
Description by seller: “ A Rare Solid Gold 18ct Dunhill Unique A  Petrol Wick Watch Lighter Hallmarked 1929 No Reserve Free Worldwide Postage     Relisted due to non payer. Condition very good would be excellent though one very small dint to side front, minor but there see picture  minor scratches. Hallmarked in 5 places Top of body  snuffer  base screw inside watch compartment Hallmarked  AD O for 1929 18./75 Imported London Marks for 18ct gold”.

Here’s our number three spot for a Lighter that sold for the third highest price on eBay in the month of August 2014.

This is definitely a very nice Collectible that brought a lot of attention and a great price. Is this your auction and prefer we remove your item? If so, send us an email here.

Most Expensive License Plates Sold on eBay August 2014

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1. Most Expensive License Plate Sold for $2,080. on eBayAt the beginning of the month we search eBay completed sales under most major collectibles categories. We then post the Top 3 eBay completed auctions that sold for the highest price for each category. This listing was one of the Top 3 sales for this collectibles category under License Plates. We hope you enjoy looking at the information as much as we enjoy posting it. Please make sure you come back periodically, to see the Top collectibles that sold on eBay every month!.

#1. Most Expensive License Plate Sold for $2,080. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1911 Virginia Porcelain High Quality Passenger License Plate
This item Sold for $2,080. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: vman714
Description by seller: “This plate or pair (see picture) is all original Paint with no touch up and no extra holes . A very solid plate or pair which ever is applicable. Super Gloss and only the one chip. It has all 4 original grommets”.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold License Plate on eBay in the month of August 2014.

#2. Most Expensive License Plate Sold for $999.99. on eBay

2. Most Expensive License Plate Sold for $999.99. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1912 Delaware Porcelain License Plate
This item Sold for $999.99. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: vman714
Description by seller: “This plate or pair (see picture) is all original Paint with NO touch up and no extra holes . A very rare item! A very solid plate or pair which ever is applicable”.

Here’s our number two spot for a License Plate that sold for the second highest price on eBay in the month of August 2014.

#3. Most Expensive License Plate Sold for $999.99. on eBay

3. Most Expensive License Plate Sold for $999.99. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1914 Kentucky License Plate
This item Sold for $999.99. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: gibby1208        
Description by seller: “This is a professionally restored KY ’14 license plate, a gorgeous Kandalec restoration.  Grades PRP-RP by ALPCA & MLPCA standards”.

Here’s our number three spot for a License Plate that sold for the third highest price on eBay in the month of August 2014.

This is definitely a very nice Collectible that brought a lot of attention and a great price. Is this your auction and prefer we remove your item? If so, send us an email here.

Most Expensive Lamps Sold on eBay August 2014

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1. Most Expensive Lamp Sold for $3,049.99. on eBayAt the beginning of the month we search eBay completed sales under most major collectibles categories. We then post the Top 3 eBay completed auctions that sold for the highest price for each category. This listing was one of the Top 3 sales for this collectibles category under Lamps. We hope you enjoy looking at the information as much as we enjoy posting it. Please make sure you come back periodically, to see the Top collectibles that sold on eBay every month!.

#1. Most Expensive Lamp Sold for $3,049.99. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Tiffany Studios Oil Lamp
This item Sold for $3,049.99. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: bidbaby815
Description by seller: “This auction an authentic Tiffany Studios 3 legged oil lamp.  It has been electrified which I feel should be rewired.  It is missing the original shade and 3 arm support. I have been told this lamp is from 1898-1905.  It is stamped Tiffany Studios 25779”.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Lamps on eBay in the month of August 2014.

#2. Most Expensive Lamp Sold for $2,700. on eBay

2. Most Expensive Lamp Sold for $2,700. on eBay

Name of Collectible Scobey Duplex Miner’s Carbide Cap Lamp
This item Sold for $2,700. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: 1896clamp
Description by seller: “Auction is for a seemingly unfired scobey duplex miner’s carbide cap lamp. It has one obvious flaw: some idiot (me), tried to straighten the hook a bit, and it popped off. Careful work with a pencil torch and some flux would easily re-attach it, but i’ll let the next owner do that”.

Here’s our number two spot for a Lamp that sold for the second highest price on eBay in the month of August 2014.

#3. Most Expensive Lamp Sold for $1,592.67. on eBay

3. Most Expensive Lamp Sold for $1,592.67. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Working Frankart L245 Art Deco Nude Lady “Luna” Lamp
This item Sold for $1,592.67. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: fa        
Description by seller: “A very desirable classic Frankart lamp model# L245 in excellent original working condition–collectors refer to it as the Luna (moon) lamp. This is one of the larger lamps that Frankart produced–almost 17″ high. The lamp featurs its 10″ diameter frosted glass disc”.

Here’s our number three spot for a Lamp that sold for the third highest price on eBay in the month of August 2014.

This is definitely a very nice Collectible that brought a lot of attention and a great price. Is this your auction and prefer we remove your item? If so, send us an email here.