Garth’s Delivers New Options to Sellers and Buyers during April Auctions Five auctions in eight days, you say? Garth’s Auctions is turning up the volume in April. Garth’s will be holding their Eclectic auction April 5th, which will be followed by four Virtual Salesroom auc
A USS Steel certificate issued to Andrew Carnegie for a staggering 100,000 shares is also an iconic example. Other certificates will include Railroad and Railway (Baltimore and Ohio, New York Central, Cleveland and Pittsburgh, The New York and Harlem); Automobile (Ford, BMW, Dodge, General Motors, Duesenburg); Industrial (Standard Oil, U.S. Steel, Sinclair Oil); Brewing (Coors, Pabst, Busch, Northampton Brewery); and Entertainment (Disney, Warner Brothers, Paramount Studios, Ringling Brothers). A Revolutionary War bond and a Dow Jones ticker tape machine will also be sold.
Sports Memorabilia will appeal to the kid in almost all clients. A variety of sealed trading cards from companies such as Fleer, Tops and Bowman are always a hot item. Baseball team memorabilia from the Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves and other minor league teams will be sold. Signed baseballs will be sold including Ed Kranepool (member of the 1969 NY Mets World Championship team). A Kansas City Royals Bo Jackson rookie card will be sold with a personalized Louisville Slugger Bo Jackson bat. From the NFL there will be trading cards, a Tim Couch bobble head, and SuperBowl XXXII memorabilia (souvenir jersey, cap, game tickets, game program). Memorabilia from other sports including Auto Racing (Pro Set Trading cards, NASCAR related items, Dale Earnhardt items); Boxing (Muhammad Ali gold collecting card), Hockey and Soccer will be sold as well.
The final session of online-only sales brings together an unusual selection of African and Oceanic material from the long-time collections of three friends who collected together and have decided to sell together. Among the 52+ lots, a highly detailed divination bowl from Gabon-Zaire, Africa dates to the 20th century (estimate $500-1,500). A covered ritual bowl from Mali, Africa is comprised of a carved Dogon bowl on four raised legs and a figure of a kneeling woman on the lid (estimate $500-1,500). An Egungun headdress from Nigeria is a Yoruba carved ceremonial dance piece in the form of a head with braided hair (estimate $1,000-$1,500). Nine ceremonial masks will be sold. An impressive, 74” high life-size bronze figure of a Bamum Tikar ancestor in the form of a hunter with spear should reach $1,500-$3,000.
For further information about Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers and the upcoming sales calendar, please visit www.garths.com or call 740-362-4771. Garth’s posts full color catalogs and lot descriptions for all items on its website.