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Salander-O'Reilly Galleries Bankrupt, D.A.'s Office Seizes Property, Searches for Evidence
by David Hewett

by David HewettThe financial troubles of Lawrence Salander and his New York City art business, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, reached the tipping point in late October and early November. The sheer mass of lawsuits charging missed payments, unauthorized sales, bad checks, and broken deals filed in the New York State Supreme Court ... (Read More)

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Sideboard Goes to Governor's Mansion
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A circa 1795 sideboard, with a family history in Wiscasset, Maine, is a recent acquisition by the Maine State Museum and is now on view in the Blaine House in Augusta, the home of Maine's governors. The sideboard was conserved by Linda Coit and Jon Brandon of East Point Conservation ... (Read More)

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Skinner Sets New Record for Automata
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An agent for a Russian billionaire came to Skinner's science and technology auction in Bolton, Massachusetts, on Sunday, October 28, and bought 16 lots of mechanical music boxes and automata for $1,041,960.50 (includes the buyers' premiums).One of his purchases, a pair of life-size blackamoor musicians by Jean Roullet, for which ... (Read More)

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Stella's Antiques at the Armory Show Will Be Held
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Word from the Stella Show Management Company is that Antiques at the Armory, the January 18-20, 2008, antiques show at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City, will be held.Because the 69th Regiment National Guard unit will be deployed to Afghanistan, Stella's use of the building was in doubt.For ... (Read More)

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Former Mrs. New Jersey Arrested for Theft
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The 2005 Mrs. New Jersey United States, Heather "Hedy" L. DiCarlo, 36, of Essex Fells, New Jersey, was arrested on October 10 after allegedly writing bad checks in order to purchase more than $70,000 worth of antique furniture. DiCarlo was charged with third-degree theft and third-degree issuing bad checks. Bail ... (Read More)

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Wilton Historical Society Announces Spring 2008 Date
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The "March show" will be in March again in 2008. After being forced into April for two years, the 41st Annual Antiques Show produced by the Wilton Historical Society in Wilton, Connecticut, will take place March 30."I'm pleased to finally get an acceptable date, though we are not able to ... (Read More)

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Winterthur Names Lois Olcott Price Director of Conservation
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Leslie Greene Bowman, director and CEO of Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, has announced the appointment of Lois Olcott Price to director of conservation.Price has a long and unique history with Winterthur as the only person to be awarded degrees from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture and the ... (Read More)

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Glass Sale Ushers in Changes at Green Valley
by Walter C. Newman

Green Valley Auctions, Inc., Mt. Crawford, Virginiaby Walter C. NewmanGreen Valley Auctions held its annual fall glass sale September 19-22 at the company's facility in Mt. Crawford, Virginia. Officially titled the "13th Annual Fall Cataloged Auction of Early American Pattern and Victorian Glass and Lighting," this auction could just as ... (Read More)

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Naylor's Photographica Goes on the Block
by Jeanne Schinto

Guernsey's, New York Cityby Jeanne SchintoA portion of Thurman F. "Jack" Naylor's History of Photography—images, cameras, and related items initially offered for sale over the last couple of years as a single entity for $20 million—was auctioned piecemeal over four days by Guernsey's, October 18-21. This part of the collection, ... (Read More)

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Firearms Column
by Robert Kyle

by Robert KyleA new record amount spent at a gun auction was set after a three-day sale earned over $11.23 million. The remarkable sale occurred October 8-10 at the auction facility of James D. Julia, Inc. in Fairfield, Maine."It is now the largest-grossing firearms auction ever conducted in the world, ... (Read More)
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