Auctions

Hollywood Memorabilia Collection of TCM Host Robert Osborne Heads to Auction

Davenport, WA – To millions of movie fans, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) host Robert Osborne (1932-2017) was not just the ultimate authority on Hollywood’s entertainment industry, he was also very much a part of it. His urbane demeanor and calmly authoritative voice made him a compelling presence on television. At the Academy Awards® and other red carpet events, Osborne was a bona-fide A-lister, right alongside the stars he chronicled in his lifelong career as a movie historian.

Rare Camera and Early Images Head to Chiswick Auctions

London — Chiswick Auctions is thrilled to offer an extremely rare and very early double-stroke, black paint Leica M3. This type of camera was used professionally by some of the best photojournalists of the 20th century and are extremely rare. The camera, which includes all of the features of these highly sought-after unofficial pre-series cameras, will go under the hammer in a sale of Photographica on Thursday 14th November, 2019.

Extensive Underground Railroad Record Debuts at Swann’s Americana Sale

New York -- Covering five centuries and the entire Western Hemisphere, Swann Galleries’ sale of Printed & Manuscript Americana is set to come across the block on September 26. Highlights include archives documenting slavery and abolition, printings of the Declaration of Independence, Civil War diaries, quality Utah and Mormon material, as well as Latin Americana.  

Complete Set of Tasha Tudor “Corgiville” Watercolors at Waverly Rare Books’ Sept. 12 Auction

Falls Church, VA – The Waverly Rare Books division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries will conduct a Sept. 12, 2019 auction packed with 471 lots of rare books, high-quality prints, autographs and other ephemera. A featured lot is a complete set of original watercolors by beloved children’s author Tasha Tudor for her 1966 book, The Great Corgiville Kidnapping, with impeccable family provenance.