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Ascot gold cup from 1926 gallops to $228K at Bonhams
LONDON – The 1926 Ascot Gold Cup designed at the behest of King George V sold for £189,300 (about $228,300) at Bonhams‘ Fine Decorative Arts sale on November 29. It had been estimated at £150,000-£200,000.
Gold Rush-era bounty from SS Central America sails to Holabird, Dec. 3
RENO, Nev. – On Saturday, December 3, Holabird Western Americana Collections will offer a time capsule of Gold Rush life in the form of items recovered from the 1857 sinking of the legendary vessel dubbed the “Ship of Gold,” the S.S. Central America. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Astronaut’s gold Omega watch flies to $1.9M at RR Auction
BOSTON – Astronaut Wally Schirra’s Omega Speedmaster Professional watch sold for $1,906,954 at RR Auction on October 20.
Stephenson’s to auction silver, gold and rare US coin collection, Oct. 23
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – Before offering someone a penny for their thoughts, it might be wise to examine the penny first. Even a humble one-center can be worth a fortune if it’s the right type, like the 1943-D Lincoln penny that sold for $1.7 million in 2018. Coin collecting is one of the world’s most popular […]