Christie's auction 1 June 2006

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Mark Baber

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Christie's is apparently having an Ocean Liner auction at New York on 1 June. There's an online catalog christies.com/LotFinder/search/lotsummary.asp?intSaleID=20152
 
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Robert H. Gibbons

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A Titanic memoriabilia auction was held Thursday at Christie's. Selling were a Molly Brown medal, Titanic White Star Line flag, "S.S. TITANIC" and "LIVERPOOL" nameplates, a Titanic deck plan and other ship items. See the Forbes link:


Robert H. Gibbons

[Moderator's Note: This message, originally posted to a different thread, has been moved to this pre-existing one addressing the same subject. MAB]
 
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rene bergeron

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Hi Trevor, I was a phone bidder and managed to purchase some nice pieces of White Star china. I also tried to purchase the Carpathia medal, but the selling price of $10 200.00, with buyer premium, was just out of my price range. On the White Star Line end there where deals to be had, specialy when it came to the china. As far as the Titanic items, the prices stayed pretty average. One set of lifeboat plaques sold for $60 000.00, with buyers premium, and the other sold for
$72 000.00.
Regrads
Rene Bergeron
 
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Trevor Powell

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Hi Rene! Congratulations on your winning bid! I, unfortunately, was unable to attend. I am, however, currently negotiating a sale on the Britannic stateroom cabinet.
Would anyone know what the hammer price was (if sold) on the Olympic fire place mantel from the late Ken Schultz collection?
 
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rene bergeron

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Hi Trevor, good luck on the Britannic cabinet, hope you get it, what a nice piece that will be to add to your collection. As for the Olympic fire place, it was a pass at $1500.00 I don't know what the reserve was on it.
Regards
Rene
 
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Trevor Powell

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Dear Rene, Thank you for that figure; such a paltry sum for an item like that. I have been having trouble replying to your email but am hoping the message just sent went through.
 
Mike Poirier

Mike Poirier

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Hello Rene
I tried to reply to your email. But it bounced back.
Thanks
Mike
 
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