News about American Icons
Range of American treasures found favor at Jeffrey S. Evans
MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates June 23-25 Premier Americana Auction produced robust prices in multiple categories, and was one of the firm’s strongest Americana sales to date. The three-day format consisted of nearly 1,300 lots of high-quality material and generated strong levels of participation.
Revolutionary War artifacts: American storytellers
NEW YORK — The nearly 60 men who made up the Continental Congress gathered in the Pennsylvania State House (now called Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776 to formally adopt the Declaration of Independence. This was no simple vote. Of this group, about a third had served in the Revolutionary War as militia […]
Magic of the American West lauded at PBA Galleries, June 30
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries will conduct a Platinum Auction of Elite Americana & Rare Maps on Thursday, June 30. The sale comprises a selection of 96 valuable examples of historical Americana, including much on Mexico, from printed books and manuscripts to cartography and striking pictorial views, with ephemeral material, broadsides, archives and photographs. Absentee […]
Forrest Fenn’s Native American collection was a crowd-pleaser at Hindman
CINCINNATI – Legendary Santa Fe, New Mexico dealer Forrest Fenn’s collection was met with energetic bidding in Hindman Auctions’ June 9 sale, achieving $876,313 and a robust 95 percent sell-through rate. Bidders were clearly excited by this distinguished collection, with beadwork and Plains material leading the offering.