By the Numbers: Celebrating 90 years in the Auction Business

Staff Writer

Fast Numbers:

Years in Business: 90
Current Employees: 48
Number of real estate auctions: 100,000+

Jewelry

Most Expensive Piece of Jewelry:  11.14 cts. intense yellow emerald cut diamond ring in a platinum setting. Sold for $306,800.

Unique Piece of Jewelry: Bulgari 18k gold, enamel and ruby flexible snake bracelet watch from the Serpenti collection.  Sold for $35,400.

Furnishings

Oldest Painting Sold: Jan Gossaert Mabuse “Henry VIII” oil painting from the 16th century. Sold for $20,000.

18th Century Piece of Furniture: Chippendale mahogany bombe cased slant-front desk, attributed to Benjamin Frothingham, Charlestown, Mass., circa 1760. Sold for $32,450.

Asian Antique: Japanese cloisonné enamel long neck vase, Kumeno Teitaro, early 20th century; 21 in. height. Sold for $18,000.

Historical Antiques

World War II History: German Luftwaffe General Field Marshal Albert Kesselring inscribed baton. Sold for $731,600.

Civil War History: New York State Union Flag. Sold for $26,550.

Coins Group

February 12, 2015 Coin Auction

Extensive Collection of American Gold, Silver and Other Coins; and Gold, Silver and Platinum Bullion Coins; Featuring Property from the Estate of Joseph B. Hock, Baltimore, MD and other Estates  

January 22, 2015
Hampton-Mall-North

Hotel Property Substitute Trustees’ and Secured Creditor Sale Sold for $4,000,000

The property is improved by a 3-story hotel property, built in 2007 containing approximately 35,772± sq. ft. of gross building area. The hotel is believed to contain 69 guest rooms, lobby, front desk area, breakfast room, meeting room, fitness center, guest laundry room and indoor pool. The building is served by two elevators. Lot size […]

December 2, 2014