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Bruneau Historic Arms & Militaria sale drums up strong results
CRANSTON, R.I. – Two powder horns dating to the American Revolution and earlier sold for a combined $66,420 and a silver Captain Isaac Hull presentation medal from 1812 achieved $40,590 in Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ fall Historic Arms & Militaria auction held on November 20.
In Memoriam: Bobby Rydell, ’60s teen idol and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ star, 79
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Bobby Rydell, a pompadoured heartthrob of early rock ’n roll who was a star of radio, television and the movie musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” died Tuesday.
Early typewriter is key lot at Auction Team Breker, March 26
COLOGNE, Germany – Auction Team Breker opens its spring 2022 season on Saturday, March 26 with the Jim Rauen collection of typewriters and office antiques. Landmarks from the dawn of telecommunications will be offered alongside early calculating machines, postage scales and writing antiques. Highlighting the collection is one of America’s most comprehensive groups of antique typewriters, […]
British Museum unveils exciting prehistoric art discovery
LONDON – On February 9, The British Museum and Allen Archaeology announced the discovery of what they call “the most important piece of prehistoric art to be found in Britain in the last 100 years.” The object is a 5,000-year-old chalk sculpture that was found on a country estate near the village of Burton Agnes in East […]