WFGV raises $100K at annual purse auction

The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley recently held its 12th annual Purse for Change auction in support of its mission to promote economic self-sufficiency for women and girls through grant making, education and advocacy. The event at Temple B’rith Kodesh featured 148 purses from designers such as Louis Vuitton, Versace, Kate Spade and Coach. Overall, Read More …

Russell Crowe’s ‘divorce’ auction sells ‘Gladiator’ armor, other valuable movie gear

Actor Russell Crowe honored his wedding anniversary to ex-wife Danielle Spencer on Saturday by holding a what he called a “divorce” auction, selling over 200 items of movie memorabilia. Crowe announced in February that Sotheby’s Australia would be holding “The Art of Divorce,” an auction of personal items he acquired during his nine-year marriage to Read More …

Warhol’s Elvis portrait could fetch $30M at Christie’s sale

The 1963 black-on-silver portrait is being auctioned by Christie’s in New York on May 17 LONDON — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the artist’s only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of $30 million. “Double Elvis (Ferus Type)” depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he Read More …

St Patty’s Day Shopping Spree

St Patty’s Day Shopping Spree With St. Patty’s Day coming up we have found some awesome Crafts, Craft Sales, Estate Sales & Auctions happening!  I thought I’d do some pre-shopping and show off what kind of Irish Treasure might be found. LandPro Used Equipment Auction Saturday, March 17th – 9:00am 3517 Railroad Ave Alexander, NY Read More …

Latest Library Art Auction Nets More Than $111,000

The total net sale of Prendergast Library oil paintings that have been auctioned has exceeded $800,000. On Thursday, Tina Scott, James Prendergast Library executive director, reported to the library board the results of the fourth art auction that has been held since they approved of consigning 44 oil paintings to Sotheby’s for sale. During the Read More …

Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ painting sells for record $450M

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” considered by many to be the Holy Grail of the old masters, sold for a record $450,312,500 after 19 minutes of fierce bidding between two determined buyers on Wednesday night at Christie’s Auction House in New York City.  The identity of the bidder was not provided by the auction house. Read More …

Bob Dylan guitar sells for nearly $400,000

DALLAS – A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s has sold at auction for nearly $400,000. Heritage Auctions in Dallas says a buyer requesting anonymity paid $396,500 Saturday for the singer-songwriter’s 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar. The company says Dylan played the guitar through his set at George Harrison’s Concert for Read More …

A “Pickers Paradise” by Reynolds Auctions

Ever wonder if going to auctions can be profitable?  I went to a Reynolds Auction this weekend to find out if it was possible and yes it is!   They run a smooth show and this auction has lots to offer (Part 2 is on 11/4/17 10 am – same address). Before going out I checked Read More …

The Motown Mansion is holding an estate sale

The Motown Mansion is holding an estate sale Own a piece of Motown One of the most notable estates in Boston-Edison and Detroit will be selling history in October. Sold earlier this month for $1.65 million, 918 West Boston Boulevard—commonly known as the Motown Mansion—will be opening its doors for an estate sale with a worldwide audience. The sale Read More …