Month: July 2021

US authorities seize Judaica from Brooklyn auction house in Holocaust loot investigation

(JTA) – Federal authorities in New York have seized 17 items from a Brooklyn auction house they suspect were looted from their rightful owners during the Holocaust. The scrolls and manuscripts include community registers, commemorative books and registers of the Jewish communities in Romania, Hungary, Ukraine and Slovakia. Among the objects is a valuable register […]

Racing League announces UK’s first online blood stocks auction house ThoroughBid as team’s eighth partner

First British sponsorship of a revolutionary new online auction house with the Racing League Broadcast supremo Cornelius Lysaght to lead as team leader Classic Coaches Richard Hannon and Andrew Balding, Champion Flat Jockey Oisin Murphy, Record Jockey Hayley Turner, plus Sean Levey, and form “Team ThoroughBid” Racing League, the innovative new horse racing competition, announced […]

Montreal auction house sells Nazi memorabilia as “historical artifacts”

A Montreal auction house has sparked criticism and concerns over a new auction lot containing Nazi war memorabilia. Champagne Auctions, an auction house located in Montreal, Canada, on Thursday launched a live online auction titled “Military Auctions – German World War II” that features artifacts from Nazi Germany. Some of the items sold include iron […]

Brimfield Flea Market: July show features online auctions, live music, wine, outdoor dining and more as the show reopens for the first time since the COVID pandemic

All fields of the Brimfield flea market are opening for the first time since the start of the COVID pandemic. But it won’t just be rows of vendors, there will also be live music, special wine, alfresco dining and more. Some fields of the Brimfield flea market opened on Tuesday. The majority of the fields […]

Not all auction properties are doer-uppers – the Nottingham auction house is offering renovations in this month’s sale

Not all auction properties are doer-uppers. In fact, there are a handful of refurbished Nottingham properties that will go up for auction this month as well as stylish city apartments. The mix of homes all have smart interiors, some of which have new features like new kitchens. There are various reasons why such houses go […]

Copy of Declaration of Independence sells for $ 4.42 million at Philadelphia auction house

A rare print of the Declaration of Independence when presented to Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the original document, sold for $ 4.42 million on Thursday in Philadelphia. The final price, which includes the buyer’s premium, was more than five times its pre-auction estimate of $ 500,000 to $ 800,000. The price was […]

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