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Titanic Memorabilia Expected To Raise $1 Million at Boston Auction
Titanic Memorabilia Expected To Raise $1 Million at Auction
Marilyn Monroe's Earrings Fetches $185,000
Marilyn Monroe’s Earrings Fetch $185,000
1510 Ottoman Turkey Pottery Bowl  Sets Auction Record at $2.3 Million
Pottery Bowl Sets Auction Record at $2.3 Million
Lowry ' A Town Square' Painting Sells for $4.1 Million at Auction
Lowry ‘ A Town Square’ Painting Sells for $4.1 Million

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Most Largest Natural Pearl Found, Value of $ 419,000
Largest Natural Pearl Found, Value of $ 419,000
Christie's to Auction $25 Million Blue Diamond "The Blue"
Christie’s to Auction $25 Million Blue Diamond
Lost 1920s British Movie Classic Found In Amsterdam
Lost 1920′s British Movie Classic Found In Amsterdam
Hong Kong Police Seeks $3.7m Painting in a Landfill
Hong Kong Police Seeks $3.7 Million Painting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Record $27.6 Million Jadeite Necklace Sold at Sotheby’s
Record $27.6 Million Jadeite Necklace Sold at Sotheby’s
Zhang Xiaogang's Painting of Brings Record $12.1 Million
Zhang Xiaogang’s Painting Brings Record $12.1 Million
Zeng Fanzhi's Sky sets auction record at $860,222 at Christie's
Zeng Fanzhi’s Sky sets auction record at $860,222
Great Gatsby First Edition Sets New World Record at Sotheby's
Great Gatsby First Edition Sets New World Record

Lunch Box Photos

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Old 1950's photo / Boy Davy Crockett Saddlebag & Lunch Box Hit by Alien Laser

Old 1950′s photo / Boy Davy Crockett Saddlebag & Lunch Box Hit by Alien Laser

Name of Collectible: Old 1950′s photo / Boy Davy Crockett Saddlebag & Lunch Box Hit by Alien Laser
This item Sold for $3.99. (Click Image to View Auction).                        
eBay seller:  DV33   
Description by seller: “Original vintage photograph”.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Lunch Box Photos on eBay in the month of October 2013.

 

 

 

Original Print, 1870-1879, Black & White, Small (Up to 7"),


1800’s Tintype Photo Workmen Occupational Hat Lunch Box Young Boys Tin Type

Name of Collectible: 1800’s Tintype Photo Workmen Occupational Hat Lunch Box Young Boys Tin Type
This item Sold for $79. (Click Image to View Auction).                        
eBay seller:  pentiques   
Description by seller: “Original Print, 1870-1879, Black & White, Small (Up to 7″)”.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Lunch Box Photos on eBay in the month of January 2014.

 

 

Tintype 1/8th Plate Montpelier St. Fair1903 Man, Tin Lunch Box “Nobody’s Claim”

Tintype 1/8th Plate Montpelier St. Fair1903 Man, Tin Lunch Box “Nobody’s Claim”

Name of Collectible: Tintype 1/8th Plate Montpelier St. Fair1903 Man, Tin Lunch Box “Nobody’s Claim”
This item Sold for $34.33. (Click Image to View Auction).                        
eBay seller:  tietjensantiques   
Description by seller: “TINTYPE 1/8th Plate MONTPELIER St. FAIR1903 Man, Tin Lunch Box “Nobody’s Claim”. Unusual tintype of a man with his metal lunch box holding another box that says “Nobody’s Claim”. Sign on background reads: “Montpelier Eagles St. Fair 1903”. Size: Just under 3.5” by 2.5””.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Lunch Box Photos on eBay in the month of January 2014.

 

Kids Leave For School, Pretty Girl W "Fun Book" Lunch Box, Tie

Kids Leave For School, Pretty Girl W “Fun Book” Lunch Box, Tie

Name of Collectible: Kids Leave For School, Pretty Girl W “Fun Book” Lunch Box, Tie
This item Sold for $9.99. (Click Image to View Auction).                        
eBay seller:  loophighway   
Description by seller: “Original vintage b/w photo. Measures 2 3/4″ x 4 1/2″. Good shape, some minor wear and paper remnants on back”.

Definitely a cool collectible capturing the number one spot for the highest sold Lunch Box Photos on eBay in the month of February 2014.

Most Expensive Collectibles Sold on Sotheby’s March 2014

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At the Beginning of the Month we search Sotheby’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 Sotheby’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 Sotheby’s.

 

Piccadilly Circus, London by Laurence Stephen Lowry

Piccadilly Circus, London by Laurence Stephen Lowry

#1. Piccadilly Circus, London by Laurence Stephen Lowry, Sold for $8,444,442.
Description: Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. 1887 – 1976. PICCADILLY CIRCUS, LONDON, signed and dated 1960,  oil on canvas,  76 by 102cm.; 30 by 40in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cabinet by Jean-Michel Frank

Cabinet by Jean-Michel Frank

#2. Cabinet by Jean-Michel Frank Sold for $5,117,433.
Description: 1895 – 1941.  Cabinet, pièce unique, vers 1935.  A unique gypsum and patinated bronze cabinet by jean-michel frank, circa 1935 this piece is sold pursuant to a settlement agreement between the current owner and the heirs of jean-michel Frank.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Molded Blue And White Barbed Rim Dish Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century

Molded Blue And White Barbed Rim Dish Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century

#3. Molded Blue And White Barbed Rim Dish Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century Sold for $ 4,197,000.

Description: With bracket-lobed rim well painted with a lively wave pattern in underglaze blue of strong, inky tones, the shallow cavetto with eight reverse ground ruyi-form ‘heaped and piled’ reserves, molded in relief with fine detail, enclosing leafing peony against a ground of delicately undulating scrolls, the center formed by a large quatrefoil of neatly arched waves enclosing a circular medallion comprised of eight Buddhist flame motifs within radiating petal-shaped panels, the underside with freely drawn lotus scroll with characteristically spiky leaves all between line borders, all resting on a low wedge-shaped footrim, the unglazed base with a mark painted in cobalt
Diameter 18 in., 45.7 cm.

 

 

 

 

A Town Square by Laurence Stephen Lowry

A Town Square by Laurence Stephen Lowry

#4. A Town Square by Laurence Stephen Lowry Sold for $4,105,590.
Description: 1887-1976.  A TOWN SQUARE, signed and dated 1953,  oil on canvas,  76 by 101.5cm.; 30 by 40in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A River Bank by Laurence Stephen Lowry

A River Bank by Laurence Stephen Lowry

#5. A River Bank by Laurence Stephen Lowry Sold for $3,274,746.
Description: 1887-1976.  A river bank, signed and dated 1947,  oil on canvas,  71 by 91.5cm.; 28 by 36in.

Most Expensive Collectibles Sold on Christie’s March 2014

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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.

La Terre by Syed Haider Raza

La Terre by Syed Haider Raza

#1. La Terre by Syed Haider Raza Sold for $3,105,000.

Description:   SYED HAIDER RAZA (B. 1922). La Terre. Signed and dated ‘RAZA ’73′ (lower right); signed twice, titled, dedicated, inscribed and dated ‘RAZA 1973 “la terre”, peinture faite Paris en 1973, posé au “manoir” Nonancourt le 1er Juin 1975, pour Pierre et Francette Rousel. RAZA’ (on the reverse)  acrylic on canvas.  74 3/8 x 74 3/8 in. (189 x 189 cm.).  Painted in 1973.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Femme Poussant une Brouette, Eragny Painting

Femme Poussant une Brouette, Eragny Painting

#2. Femme Poussant une Brouette, Eragny Painting by Camille Pissarro Sold for $2,075,107.

Description:   Camille Pissarro (1830-1903). Femme poussant une brouette, Eragny. Signé et daté ‘C. Pissarro. 1890′ (en bas à gauche),  huile sur toile.  33 x 41 cm. (13 x 16 1/8 in.).  Peint en 1890

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monumental Copper Figure of Avalokiteshvara

Monumental Copper Figure of Avalokiteshvara

#3. Monumental Copper Figure of Avalokiteshvara Sold for $ 2,045,000.
Description:   A monumental copper figure of Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 13th/14th century. Standing with hips swayed, his right hand extended in varadamudra and his left at his thigh, clad in a diaphanous dhoti and adorned with a pendant sash and the sacred thread, the face serene with bow-shaped mouth, aquiline nose, and downcast eyes flanked by large hoop earrings and surmounted by a foliate tiara, the hair arranged in a tall chignon and topped with a knop. 35 in. (88.9 cm.) high.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celadon-Glazed Relief-Decorated Archaistic Vase

Celadon-Glazed Relief-Decorated Archaistic Vase

#4. Celadon-Glazed Relief-Decorated Archaistic Vase Sold for $1,445,000.
Description:   A RARE CELADON-GLAZED RELIEF-DECORATED ARCHAISTIC VASE
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795). The tapering body is carved in low relief under the soft, pale blue-green glaze with a band of archaistic foliate dragons arranged in two registers, and the neck with similarly arranged archaistic birds between the pair of foliate scroll handles below the everted rim. The interior and base are similarly glazed and the mouth rim is white.  8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Napoleon III, Meuble A Hauteur D'appui

Napoleon III, Meuble A Hauteur D’appui

#5. Napoleon III, Meuble A Hauteur D’appui Sold for $384,935.
Description:   An important napoleon iii ormolu-mounted mahogany, amaranth, fruitwood parquetry and marquetry meuble a hauteur d’appui  attributed to grohé frères, paris, third quarter 19th century  the breakfront rectangular bleu turquin marble top above a vitruvian scrolled panelled frieze fronted by a drawer mounted with an owl clutching flower-filled cornucopia issuing laurel garlands and wheat sheaves, above a marquetry door depicting minerva and putti emblematic of the arts in a classical architectural vista, above a swagged ox mask, enclosing a citronnier veneered interior fitted with an adjustable shelf, flanked to each concave side with flower-filled lozenge parquetry panels, the front angles with arrow quiver capitals above tapering fluted columns on outscrolled acanthus-cast feet. 48 in. (122 cm.) High; 76.1/2 in. (194.5 cm.) Wide;. 22.3/4 in. (58 cm.) Deep.

Coca Cola Thermometers

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Welcome to the Coca Cola Thermometers Price Guide. Here you will find retail values for most Coca Cola Thermometers in three different Grades of Condition. Poor condition, Good Condition and Mint Condition. Also, an actual sale of the Thermometers on eBay along with the dimensions.

 

1939 Porcelain Coca-Cola Silhouette Girl Thermometer Green

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1939 Porcelain Coca-Cola Silhouette Girl Thermometer Green Sold for $889.

Poor Condition Value: $550. Good condition Value: $900. Mint Condition Value: $1,200.

Dimensions: 18X6 inch . Manufactured by: St. Thomas Metal Sign Company in St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

 

 

 

1950's Coca Cola Cigar Shape Thermometer

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1950′s Coca Cola Cigar Shape Thermometer Sold for $535.

Poor Condition Value: $350. Good condition Value: $550. Mint Condition Value: $850.

Dimensions: Unknown. Manufactured by: Unknown.

 

 

 

 

WHAT A SUPER 1960'S COCA COLA 18 1/4"  THERMOMETER.

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1960′s Red Enjoy Coca Cola Thermometer Sold for $500.

Poor Condition Value: $250. Good condition Value: $500. Mint Condition Value: $950.

Dimensions: 18 1/4 Inch. Manufactured by: Unknown.

 

 

 

1941 Tin Coca Cola Thermometer

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1941 Tin Coca Cola Thermometer Sold for $408.99.

Poor Condition Value: $200. Good condition Value: $410. Mint Condition Value: $750.

Dimensions: 15 3/4″ by 7″. Manufactured by: Robertson Dualife,Springfield,Ohio- Made in U.S.A.

 

 

 

 

1963 Golden Girl Sun Drop Cola Thermometer

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1963 Golden Girl Sun Drop Cola Thermometer Sold for $349.95.

Poor Condition Value: $150. Good condition Value: $350. Mint Condition Value: $600.

Dimensions: 26 7/8″ long x 7 3/16″ wide”. Manufactured by: U.S.A.

 

 

 

 

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1935 Coca Cola Thermometer Coke Old Tin Sign Sold for $350.

Poor Condition Value: $100. Good condition Value: $350. Mint Condition Value: $550.

Dimensions: Unknown. Manufactured by: United States.

 

 

 

 

Wooden Coca Cola Thermometer Sign

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Wooden Coca Cola Thermometer Sign Sold for $315.

Poor Condition Value: $200. Good condition Value: $315. Mint Condition Value: $650.

Dimensions: Unknown.  Manufactured by: Unknown.

 

 

 

 

1950's Coca Cola Thermometer

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1950′s Coca Cola Thermometer Sold for $260.

Poor Condition Value: $100. Good condition Value: $260. Mint Condition Value: $500.

Dimensions: 9 in high and 3 in wide.  Manufactured by: Unknown.

 

 

 

 

1939 Coca Cola Silhouette Thermometer Sign

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1939 Coca Cola Silhouette Thermometer Sign Sold for $250.

Poor Condition Value: $100. Good condition Value: $250. Mint Condition Value: $550.

Dimensions: 16 ” x 7″.  Manufactured by: Unknown.

 

 

 

 

1940's VESS Cola Thermometer Metal Soda Sign

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1940′s VESS Cola Thermometer Metal Soda Sign  Sold for $198.16.

Poor Condition Value: $200. Good condition Value: $450. Mint Condition Value: $650.

Dimensions: 39″ X 8″.  Manufactured by: U.S.A.

 

 

 

 

 

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1930′s Near Mint Canadian Coca-Cola Silhouette Girl Porcelain Thermometer Sign

Value (Excellent condition ) : $2,146

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1950′s Orange Crush Tin Bottle Thermometer

Value (Good condition ) : $627.01

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1950′s Embossed Orange Crush Soda Thermometer Sign

Value (Good condition ) : $576

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1940′s Green with Gold Bottle Coca Cola Pam Clock like Thermometer

Value (Good condition ) : $627.01