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Today’s Collectibles and Antiques News!

Elvis Presley's Rolls-Royce Phantom V Estimated At $300,000
….Elvis Presley’s Rolls-Royce Phantom V Estimated at $300,000…….
Bob Dylan Acetate Recordings Found In Greenwich Village Apartment
Bob Dylan Acetate Recordings Found In Greenwich Village Apartment
Treasury Of Vehicles of The Second World War Found at The Bottom of The Red Sea
Treasury Of Vehicles of The Second World War Found at The Bottom of The Red Sea
Two Banksy Originals Purchased For Just $60 Each Could Get $ 160,000 at Auction
……..Two Banksy Originals Purchased for Just $60 Each Could Get $ 160,000…………..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ca 1740 A George II Gilt-Brass Mounted Design by William Kent Fetches $2.6 Million at Auction
………..Ca 1740 A George II Gilt-Brass Design by William Kent Fetches $2.6 Million……………..
Old 'Hand Drawing' $4.5 Million at Christie’s Auction
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………..Old ‘Hand Drawing’ $4.5 Million at Christie’s Auction……………………
Phantom’ Movie Poster Fetches $203,000 at Heritage Sale
……………..Phantom’ Movie Poster Fetches $203,000 at Heritage Sale…………………….
Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942, Fetches $83,650 at Heritage's Auction
Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942, Fetches $83,650 at Heritage’s Auction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dovedale Roman And Iron Age Coins Found After 2,000 Years
…….Dovedale Roman And Iron Age Coins Found After 2,000 Years…………………….
Dylan Thomas's Love Letters to Future Wife Auctioned, Could Get £15,000
……..Dylan Thomas’s Love Letters to Future Wife Auctioned, Could Get £15,000………………
Singaporean Man Pays $2.7 Million To Dine With World's 3rd Richest Man Warren Buffet
Singaporean Man Pays $2.7 Million To Dine With World’s 3rd Richest Man Warren Buffet
The First Book Ever Printed In English (Circa 1473-4) Sells For $1.8 Million
………………The First Book Ever Printed In English (Circa 1473-4) Sells for $1.8 Million………………

Most Expensive Collectibles Sold on eBay (April 2014)

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1972 Honda Motorcycle#1.
Name of Collectible: 1972 Honda Motorcycle
This item Sold for $145,200.
eBay seller: justmakinroom
Description by seller: “Black bike… really nice bike, carbs have been cleaned, tank is clean, newer tires, “old school” Kerker header, sounds really nice and not too loud. Brakes feel good, odometer reads 26,000 miles but does not work, speedometer works… Brand new battery….overall looks runs and rides great with no issues. Ready for the road”.

 

7.01 Carat GIA certified Round white Diamond#2.
Name of Collectible: 7.01 Carat GIA certified Round white Diamond
This item Sold for $120,000.
eBay seller: son-coll
Description by seller: “GIA Certification Grading with laser engraving on the stone to authenticate its grading. Report Type:   Diamond Grading Report. GIA Report Number:  2151969382. Shape: Round Brilliant. Measurements:  12.51 – 12.70 x 7.46mm. Color: H. Clarity: SI1. Cut: Good. Polish: Good. Symmetry Good. Fluorescence: None”.

 

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Romanee-Conti Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France#3.
Name of Collectible: Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Romanee-Conti Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France
This item Sold for $64,999.
eBay seller: wine-liquidators    
Description by seller: “1988 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Romanee-Conti Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France. Equivalent of 8 bottles”.

 

1960 Chevrolet Corvette Classic                      #4.
Name of Collectible: 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Classic   
This item Sold for $51,001.
eBay seller: mellow49rob
Description by seller: “1961 Corvette, red with red interior with matching hardtop . it was manufactured in the St. Louis plant and was 7,016th car of 10,261 built in 1960. It was originally sold in the USA location unknown then registered in Canada in 1980 in Ontario then in Kelowna BC from 1981 to 2003 where it changed hands in 2003 till I bought it.I have owned this car for about 6 years and I have a clear title in my name”.

 

Blue Angel Painting By Marc Chagall#5.
Name of Collectible: Blue Angel Painting By Marc Chagall
This item Sold for $50,000.
eBay seller: paulrock1029
Description by seller: “Blue Angel by Marc Chagall. Painted and signed at the Basil fair in 1956 original oil, pastel and water color appraisals, proof of authenticity, provanence included  must sell”.

 

The Spirit Original Golden Age Comic Art Complete 7pg Story Will Eisner Splash#6.
Name of Collectible: The Spirit Original Golden Age Comic Art Complete 7pg Story Will Eisner Splash
This item Sold for $35,767.
eBay seller: sparklecitycomics  
Description by seller: “This is a complete story containing 7 pages from the August 14th 1949 Spirit comic. The pages all feature the art of the legendary Will Eisner and measure a striking larger than normal 15 by 22 inches. It is almost imposible to get a complete Golden Age story much less from a comic legend”.

 

Travis Bean TB500 “Early Body” Electric Guitar#7.
Name of Collectible: Travis Bean TB500 “Early Body” Electric Guitar                       
This item Sold for $32,322.
eBay seller: conquord  
Description by seller: “The first nine guitars were quite different from those of production. These had 1 3/4 thickness bodies but the aluminum body extension was set in from the top rather than sliding into the middle of the body and being exposed at the back. These guitars had uncoated necks and the bodies were much more square than later production. Most of these first 500′s went to performers like Jerry Garcia and Rory Gallagher who had three pickup guitars. Mark McElwee kept one made with a Koa body”.

 

Vacheron Constantin Gerald Mercator Double Retrograde Platinum Watch#8.
Name of Collectible: Vacheron Constantin Gerald Mercator Double Retrograde Platinum Watch                  
This item Sold for $31,211.07.
eBay seller: wirelug
Description by seller: “Vacheron Constantin Gerald Mercator Double Retrograde Platinum Watch 43050. Brand: Vacheron Constantin”.

 

Hermes Shiny Black Crocodile Birkin#9.
Name of Collectible: Hermes Shiny Black Crocodile Birkin                
This item Sold for $25,987.
eBay seller: docride
Description by seller: “For your consideration is this gorgeous authentic Hermes Birkin 25cm bag in Shiny Black Crocodile Skin with Palladium plated (silver colored) hardware. This bag is stunning and makes the perfect go to year round color. Stamped K in a Box Year of production 2007”.

 

Daytona White Gold Meteorite Dial 116509#10.
Name of Collectible:  Daytona White Gold Meteorite Dial 116509
This item Sold for $23,000.
eBay seller: ikeman3
Description by seller: “Mint condition pre owned meteorite Daytona.  I have rarely ever worn it and am tired of it sitting in my safe.  Comes with original box and papers.  It is a very beautiful watch and attracts a lot of compliments”.

 

Most Expensive Collectibles Sold on Christie’s June 2014‏

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1. Ja - Was - Bild by Kurt Schwitters Sold for $23,777,791

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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. Ja – Was? – Bild by Kurt Schwitters Sold for $23,777,791.
Description: Ja – Was? – Bild, signed and dated ‘Kurt Schwitters 1920.’ (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed ‘Kurt Schwitters 1920 Ja, Was? = Bild’ (on the reverse),  oil, paper, corrugated card, cardboard, fabric, wood and nails on board; in the artist’s frame,  43 x 31 1/2 in. (109.2 x 80 cm.) including the artist’s frame. Executed in 1920.

 

 

 

 

 

2 L'artiste et le modèle nu by Henri Matiss Sold for $11,577,855.

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#2. Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards by Francis Bacon Sold for $80,805,000.
Description: Francis Bacon (1909-1992). Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards signed, titled, inscribed and dated ’3 Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards Francis Bacon 1984 left panel’ (on the reverse of the left panel); signed, titled, inscribed and dated ’3 Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards Francis Bacon 1984 center panel’ (on the reverse of the center panel); signed, titled, inscribed and dated ’3 Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards Francis Bacon 1984 right panel’ (on the reverse of the right panel) oil on canvas, in three parts each: 78 1/8 x 58¼ in. (198.3 x 148 cm.) Painted in 1984.

 

 

 

 

 

3 Kinderbild (Katze hinter einem Baum)by Franz Marc Sold for $10,624,735.

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#3. Kinderbild (Katze hinter einem Baum)by Franz Marc Sold for $10,624,735.
Description: Adolf & Adeline Erbslöh, Munich, by whom acquired from The Neue Künstlervereinigung München in March 1911.  Alfred & Thekla Hess, Erfurt (sold under duress due to persecution by the Nazi authorities).  Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, by 1935.  Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin, by 1935.  Günther Wagner, Pelikan-Werke, Hannover, by whom acquired in the Franz Marc exhibition in the Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover in 1936.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.Pink Diamond Sold for $9.5 Million

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#4. Pink Diamond Sold for $9.5 Million.
Description: The modified oval-cut fancy vivid pink diamond, weighing approximately 5.50 carats. With report 2155908304 dated 7 February 2014 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid pink, natural color, VVS1 clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Figure for Landscape by Dame Barbara Hepworth Sold for $7,073,168.

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#5. Figure for Landscape by Dame Barbara Hepworth Sold for $7,073,168.
Description: Andy Warhol (1928-1987) White Marilyn signed, dated and inscribed ‘To Eleanor Ward Andy Warhol/62′ (on the reverse) acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.). Painted in 1962..

Most Expensive Binoculars Sold on eBay May 2014

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1. Top Binocular Sold for $4,500. on eBayAt the beginning of the month we search eBay completed sales under most major collectibles categories. We then post the Top 5 eBay completed auctions that sold for the highest price for each category. This listing was one of the Top 5 sales for this collectibles category under Binoculars. 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. Top Binocular Sold for $4,500. on eBay

Name of Collectible: WWII German Schneider Binoculars
This item Sold for $4,500. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: schlobo2003
Description by seller: “Rare 8×60 Kriegsmarine Zeiss H Model Binoculars. This item has been an ornamental piece of family. It has been marked T CARL ZEISS JENA 8x60H on one side”.

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

#2. Top Binocular Sold for $4,050. on eBay

2. Top Binocular Sold for $4,050. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Uboat Commander Binoculars
This item Sold for $4,050. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: david2702
Description by seller: “WWII Uboat Commander binoculars . 8×60 CXN 426690. I believe they are 1943/44 . These are very rare”.

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

#3. Top Binocular Sold for $3,383. on eBay

3. Top Binocular Sold for $3,383. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Post Ww2 Japanese 30 X 80 Ships Navy Binoculars
This item Sold for $3,383. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: eds541
Description by seller: “This is part of a very large collection that I am selling, take a look at my other sales. These are Japanese made, all aluminum framed Ships/Navy Binoculars made by Raleigh, I have seen these sold as WW2 but were actually made just after the War but with the same quality and precision optics as wartime”.

Here’s our number three spot for a Binocular that sold for the second highest price on eBay in the month of May 2014.

#4. Top Binocular Sold for $3,083. on eBay

4. Top Binocular Sold for $3,083. on eBay

Name of Collectible: WWII Japanese Toko Binoculars
This item Sold for $3,083. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: chastaje
Description by seller: “These binoculars were my great grandfathers. As you can see from the pictures, they are Toko 15x100mm“.

Here’s our number four spot for a Binocular that sold for the fourth highest price on eBay in the month of May 2014.

#5. Top Binocular Sold for $1,825. on eBay

5. Top Binocular Sold for $1,825. on eBay

Name of Collectible: WWII German Military Binoculars
This item Sold for $1,825. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: sreisel
   Description by seller: “Very good condition and guaranteed original WWII German military issue binoculars that are complete with correct original carrying case. Binoculars have clear optics and are maker marked to the famous CARL ZEISS JENA company”.

Here’s our number five spot for a Binocular that sold for the 5th highest price on eBay in the month of May 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 Bicycles Sold on eBay May 2014

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1. Top Bicycle Sold for $4495.33. on eBayAt the beginning of the month we search eBay completed sales under most major collectibles categories. We then post the Top 5 eBay completed auctions that sold for the highest price for each category. This listing was one of the Top 5 sales for this collectibles category under Bicycles. 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. Top Bicycle Sold for $4495.33. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1940 Bsa Paratroopers Folding Bicycle Bike Parabike Ww2 Airborne Market Garden
This item Sold for $4495.33. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: m.esvelt
Description by seller: “Rare completely NOS original BSA WW2 paratroopers bicycle. Original paint and decals. Original BSA Model Number 40 saddle. Original celluloid hand grips. Original chainwheels. Original Dunlop ”WAR GRADE” tires. Original brakes, pads and cotton coated cables”.

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

#2. Top Bicycle Sold for $3,750. on eBay

2. Top Bicycle Sold for $3,750. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1936 Evinrude Speedibike Bicycle
This item Sold for $3,750. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: theviers
Description by seller: “1936 Evinrude Speedibike bicycle engine kit. These are very rare kits and I personally have only seen 1 or 2 for sale ever. All original! No pieces missing except spark plug guard”.

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

#3. Top Bicycle Sold for $2,927. on eBay

3. Top Bicycle Sold for $2,927. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1965 BIANCHI CdM 51cc Campagnolo Record Ottusi Brooks 3ttt Universal
This item Sold for $2,927. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: speedbicyclescom
Description by seller: “1965 BIANCHI (Italy) “CAMPIONE DEL MONDO” road bike. Small sized with 51 center-to-center seat tube (= 53cm center-to-top). Campagnolo Record, Universal, Regina, Mavic, 3ttt, BROOKS/OTTUSI”.

Here’s our number three spot for a Bicycle that sold for the second highest price on eBay in the month of May 2014.

#4. Top Bicycle Sold for $2,499.99. on eBay

4. Top Bicycle Sold for $2,499.99. on eBay

Name of Collectible: Colnago Tandem Bike X Campagnolo Groupset Pantographed
This item Sold for $2,499.99. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: irukandji666
Description by seller: “Used But In Excellent Condition / Vintage / 1970′s. Size : Front : 51cm seat-tube center to center / 53cm top-tube center to center. Back :  48cm seat-tube center to center / 58cm seatpost to seatpost center to center. Total length : 158cm hub to hub. Made In Italy“.

Here’s our number four spot for a Bicycle that sold for the fourth highest price on eBay in the month of May 2014.

#5. Top Bicycle Sold for $2,375. on eBay

5. Top Bicycle Sold for $2,375. on eBay

Name of Collectible: 1939-1945 WWII BSA Airborne Folding Paratroopers Bike
This item Sold for $2,375. (Click Image to View Auction).
eBay seller: miniabs
Description by seller: “1939-1945 WWII bsa airborne folding paratroopers bike british all original—fresh find from local estate a beauty!. All original paint, decals, parts etc. The finish is great, and the bike just needs to have years of dirt/grim buildup cleaned from spots”.

Here’s our number five spot for a Bicycle that sold for the 5th highest price on eBay in the month of May 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.