Rich Penn Auctions Brings Three-Day Advertising and Country Store Auction Live Online on Proxibid Proxibid, the world’s largest real auction marketplace, today announced that it will provide live online bidding for a major advertising and country store auction presented by Rich Penn Actions. The
News-Antique.com - Oct 31,2011 - Omaha, NE – October 31, 2011 – Proxibid, the world’s largest real auction marketplace, today announced that it will provide live online bidding for a major advertising and country store auction presented by Rich Penn Actions. The three-day auction will take place Friday, November 4 at Noon Central, and Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6 at 9:00 a.m. daily, with live online bidding taking place at those times via Proxibid. Pre-bidding is already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/RichPennAuctions.
More than 1,500 lots of advertising and country store collectibles, including the collection of Bob Evans, the estate of the late Arthur Nelson and a number of other great collections from across the U.S will cross the block during this live auction webcast. Collectors will not want to miss the opportunity to bid live online on featured items in this auction, including:
• Lot 314: Tobacco tins (10), Twin Oaks pocket tin, Stag oval, Union Leader Redi Cut, Rooster snuff w/embossed lid by United States Tobacco Co., Hiawatha Tobacco, Banquet Smoking Mixture, Edgeworth Pipe Tobacco by Larus & Bro. Co.-Richmond, VA & Yale Mixture by Marburg Bros.-Baltimore, MD, all VG-Excellent condition, largest container (Edgeworth) is 3.5”H x 4.75”W x 4.25”D. (Russian & Diamond F tins pictured are not included in this lot);
• Lot 634: Japanese Samurai Warrior Armature, believed to be from the Edo period (A.D. 1603-1867), 11 total pieces that include helmet, face mask w/neck guard, shoulder pieces, breast plate, brassard, elbow pieces, etc., full body covering except for feet, strips of lacquered wood (bamboo) held together w/woven metal or fabric ties, backed w/tan and black burlap covered w/silk, purchased from a WW2 soldier returning to the states, silk covering & fabric ties show significant loss on some pieces, Good overall condition needing some repair, smaller adult size;
• Lot 692a: Emerald necklace, total Emerald carat eight is 114.16. Stamped and electronically tested solid silver necklace mounted with 17 Emeralds (Beryl). This necklace weighs 71.30 grams & measures 18” long & 95.80 mm wide, tapering to 1.80 mm. Main 9 Emeralds are oval (faceted) of 64.43 carat wgt. Adjacent 7 Emeralds are modified pear shaped (faceted) of 42.37 carat wgt. Rectangular Emerald is step cut (faceted) of 7.36 carat weight. Main stones are of Good quality w/adjacent stones rated Fair to Good. Estimated retail replacement value is $128,967.00. Complete 5/17/2010 appraisal is included. A beautiful investment-quality necklace in new cond.
• Lot 693: Jewelry, man's 18 karat yellow gold cast diamond ring containing one 8.22 carat round brilliant cut diamond which is bezel set into the top of the ring, total weight of item is 17.0 grams, stamped 18K, ring size 11, overall dims 30 x 26.5 mm, top width 18 mm, width of shank 5.1 mm, low dome shank style, condition Excellent. Total replacement cost as of August 5, 2011 was $121,750.00 using the replacement cost of gold at $1675.00 per ounce, Troy weight. Complete appraisal is included. A truly spectacular investment-quality ring in Excellent condition.
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