Auction Update Review
For the week ended Saturday December 28th 22 auctions were archived to the AED; 9 in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 12 in US dollars. Turnover was $7,722,166 as 7,077 lots were offered and 5,360 sold for a 76% success rate.
1 auction saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:
Robert Siegel Galleries. United States Postal History on December 20th: $2,092,747
7 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale:
Northeast Auctions. Fall Weekend Sale - Prints on October 27th: 164.39%
Audap and Mirabaud. http://www.americanaexchange.com/auctions/auction_detail?id=6353 on June 7th: 140.00%
Kapandji Morhange. A Provence's Castle's Library and Various. Travels, Discovery. Atlas... on April 24th: 134.06%
Robert Siegel Galleries. United States Postal History on December 20th: 129.03%
Waverly Auctions. Books on November 21st: 116.01%
Profiles in History. Hollywood on December 21st: 114.98%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Asian Art on December 16th: 107.92%
7 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell:
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 99.68%
Waverly Auctions. Books on November 21st: 95.69%
Robert Siegel Galleries. United States Postal History on December 20th: 95.53%
Profiles in History. Hollywood on December 21st: 94.98%
Heritage Auctions. Posters - internet bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 91.75%
Copley Fine Art Auctions. The Sporting Sale on July 31st: 90.91%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Comics on November 20th: 82.14%
For the week ahead 6 sales are scheduled:
Mon. Dec. 30th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 5 lots
Tue. Dec. 31st
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Prints. 39 lots
Thu. Jan. 2nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/29. 245 lots
Sun. Jan. 5th
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books and Ephemera - MacDonald, Books-on-Books, Children's. 499 lots
Heritage Auctions - Dallas. Comics. internet bidding ends today.
Heritage Auctions - Movie Posters - internet bidding ends today.
Best wishes for the new year.