Upcoming Collectibles Auctions on Artfact Live! Bid exclusively online through Artfact Live! on over 5,000 lots of collectibles including: dolls, toys, matchbox cars, sports memorabilia, rock & roll, cameras and more beginning October 21st!
News-Antique.com - Oct 15,2009 - (Boston MA) Artfact Live! is pleased to announce a number of exceptional collectibles auctions in the month of October are available for online bidding exclusively through Artfact Live! With over 5,000 lots being offered between October 21st and October 29th, these sales make Artfact Live! the destination for collectibles worldwide. If you can’t join the live auction action, visit Artfact.com, or its sister site in the UK, Invaluable.com, to login or register free to bid live online at these exceptional sales. If you’re not ready to bid, simply watch the activity live from the auction floor using the Artfact Live! console.
The action begins with three sales on October 21st: Vectis Auctions Ltd. offers the first of many toy sales with its auction of TV Related & General Toys; Alexander Autographs kicks off the first day of their “Rock the Auction” sale of Rock and Roll collectibles; and Quinn’s Auction Galleries offers an unusual collection of Nutcrackers. On the 24th Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates presents another unique sale of an antique sewing collection and Fusco Auctins will offer a great variety of sports memorabilia. LP Foto Auktioner of Sweden will host a Photographica sale on the 25th. McMasters Harris Auction Co. will be offering antique dolls, toys, games & accessories on the 26th. On the 27th, 28th and 29th Vectis Auctions Ltd. will offer extensive collections of Matchbox, Diecast and Dinky toy cars and other collectibles.
Highlights of lots available for online bidding include:
TV and General Toys at Vectis- Lot 2003: Marx Walt Disney Clockwork Mickey The Musician. This moulded plastic Mickey Mouse figure stands on tinplate base and when wound he rocks back and forth and strikes the keys of his metal and plastic Xylophone. Bidding begins at ₤70.
Rock the Auction at Alexander Autographs- Lot 415: Michael Jackson's "Dirty Diana" Video Rehearsal Worn Leather Jacket. Accompanied by considerable documentation of its provenance, this black leather jacket is heavily decorated with numerous buckles, straps and zippers. It was designed by Michael Jackson’s personal costume designers, Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush, and worn during rehearsals for 'Dirty Diana' his 5th number one song from the Bad album. Bidding opens at $75,000.
Nutcrackers at Quinn’s- Lot 24: Large modern British Guard nutcracker. This contemporary nutcracker features a glossy painted red jacket, lush white hair and beard and a spectacular “bearskin” hat. Bidding opens at $100.
Antique Sewing Collection at Jeffrey S. Evans - Lot 1: Cut Steel Chatelaine. This chatelaine, a clip traditionally warn at the waist, features five chains and implements: a thimble bucket, needlecase, disk pin cushion, scissors attached with split chains and a stiletto. Bidding begins at $400.
Sports at Fusco- Lot 187: Babe Ruth Autographed Postcard, Full JSA LOA. Written on the back of a picture postcard from Portland, ME this is an extraordinary memento of one of baseball’s greats. Bidding opens at $1,050.
Dolls and Toys at McMasters- Lot 45: 16" Portrait Jumeau French Bisque Head Bebe. This