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Original Salvador Dali engraving turns up at thrift shop
NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) – An original Salvador Dali wood engraving hangs on the wall of Seaside Art Gallery in Nags Head after being discovered among the donated items of an Outer Banks thrift shop.
Museum reveals engraving hidden in Lincoln watch
WASHINGTON (AP) – For nearly 150 years, a story has circulated about a hidden Civil War message engraved inside Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch. On Tuesday, museum curators confirmed it was true. A watchmaker used tiny tools to carefully pry open the antique watch at the National Museum of American History, and a descendant of the […]
Milestone June 17-18 Firearms Auction follows trail from Civil War to modern conflicts
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Milestone Auctions, one of the country’s fastest-growing auction houses, will “present arms” on June 17-18, with a 1,450-lot sale chock-full of rare military, police, Old West, Civil War, NFA and other collectible and historical weapons. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Washington Crossing the Delaware painting could command $20M at May auction
NEW YORK — Christie’s is proud to announce that Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware, a painting of transcendent historical impact, will be a highlight of the 20th Century Evening Sale taking place live on May 12 at Rockefeller Center. It is estimated at $15 million-$20 million. The painting hung for decades in the White […]