Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 27 Auctions Archived, another 36 Upcoming this Week

For  the week ended Friday, 7 January 2022, 27 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ database, 1 in Danish krone, 9 in euros, and 17 in US dollars.

 

Turnover this past week was $4,796,513 as 86% of all lots sold.  There were 8,835 lots posted and 7,616 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $630.

 

Only recently the rare paper market took a collective deep breath over the holidays and now fresh auction schedules are rapidly filling.

 

8 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered:

University ArchivesRare Autographs, Photographs & Books on January 6th: 141.70%
Nadeau's Auction GalleryAnnual New Year's Day Auction on January 1st: 137.86%
One Source Auctions10TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S QUALITY ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION on January 3rd: 134.91%
Bruneau & Co. New Year's Day Premier Comics Auction on January 1st: 127.73%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 124.44%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/17 on December 26th: 123.43%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/24 on December 31st: 114.81%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 12/17 on December 28th: 107.33%


23 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell:

Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.comHigh End Antique, Coin-op, Gun, Coin, Jewelry, Art on January 4th: 100.00%
Bruneau & Co. New Year's Day Premier Comics Auction on January 1st: 100.00%
Leland Little AuctionsThe New Years Estate Auction on January 6th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/29 on January 5th: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only - Timed Eclectic Variety on January 4th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/26 on January 3rd: 99.82%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 99.54%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/19 on January 2nd: 98.70%
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Photographs & Books on January 6th: 98.13%
Tessier & Sarrou and AssociatesOnline Sale - Books on January 5th: 97.67%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/26 on January 2nd: 96.98%
One Source Auctions10TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S QUALITY ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION on January 3rd: 95.30%
Nadeau's Auction GalleryAnnual New Year's Day Auction on January 1st: 95.00%
PBA GalleriesBooks in All Fields with Americana & Maps - Timed Online Auction - bidstart 12/24 on January 6th: 94.48%
Bruun RasmussenModern Art and Design - Prints on January 4th: 89.16%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/24 on December 31st: 89.11%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/17 on December 29th: 88.82%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 12/17 on December 28th: 86.67%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 12/17 on December 27th: 84.95%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/17 on December 26th: 83.72%
Winner's Auctions LtdUnlimited - Part 2 on January 5th: 83.24%


27 total sales reported this week:

University ArchivesRare Autographs, Photographs & Books on January 6th: 98.13%
PBA GalleriesBooks in All Fields with Americana & Maps - Timed Online Auction - bidstart 12/24 on January 6th: 94.48%
Leland Little AuctionsThe New Years Estate Auction on January 6th: 100.00%
Winner's Auctions LtdUnlimited - Part 2 on January 5th: 83.24%
Winner's Auctions LtdUnlimited - Part 1 on January 5th: 68.18%
Tessier & Sarrou and AssociatesOnline Sale - Books on January 5th: 97.67%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/29 on January 5th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28 on January 4th: 99.54%
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.comHigh End Antique, Coin-op, Gun, Coin, Jewelry, Art on January 4th: 100.00%
Kiefer Buch und KunstauktionenBooks, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on December 18th: 60.33%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only - Timed Eclectic Variety on January 4th: 100.00%
Bruun RasmussenModern Art and Design - Prints on January 4th: 89.16%
One Source Auctions10TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S QUALITY ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION on January 3rd: 95.30%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/26 on January 3rd: 99.82%
Nadeau's Auction GalleryAnnual New Year's Day Auction on January 1st: 95.00%
Bruneau & Co. New Year's Day Premier Comics Auction on January 1st: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/24 on December 31st: 89.11%
Catawiki B. V.Cartography - bidstart 12/24 on December 30th: 45.45%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/17 on December 29th: 88.82%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 12/17 on December 28th: 86.67%
Catawiki B. V.Art and Photography - bidstart 12/17 on December 25th: 52.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 12/17 on December 27th: 84.95%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/17 on December 26th: 83.72%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/26 on January 2nd: 96.98%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/19 on January 2nd: 98.70%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Fantastic Four #1 CGC 8.0 on January 1st Actual price: USD $150,000.
  2. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 5.5 on January 1st Actual price: USD $87,500.
  3. University Archives A. Einstein Signed Manuscript & Equations Tied to General Relativity Theory and Quantum Physics, Being Kaluza's Theory of Electricity on January 6th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  4. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Tales of Suspense #39 CGC 8.5 on January 1st Actual price: USD $84,375.
  5. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white to white pages. on January 3rd Actual price: USD $72,000.
  6. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 6.5 on January 1st Actual price: USD $68,750.
  7. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Tales to Astonish #27 CGC 9.0 on January 1st Actual price: USD $63,750.
  8. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Amazing Spider-Man #1 CGC 7.5 on January 1st Actual price: USD $52,500.
  9. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Werewolf by Night #1 CGC 9.8 on January 1st Actual price: USD $51,250.
  10. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Strange Tales #110 CGC 9.2 on January 1st Actual price: USD $51,250.
  11. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Journey Into Mystery #83 CGC 7.0 on January 1st Actual price: USD $45,000.
  12. Winner's Auctions Ltd Responsa by Rabbi Moshe Galante of Safed. Venice, 1608. Copy Previously Owned by Sages of Jerusalem and Safed on January 5th Actual price: USD $39,680.
  13. Heritage Auctions The Incredible Hulk #181 (Marvel, 1974) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages. on January 3rd Actual price: USD $31,200.
  14. University Archives The Emancipation Proclamation, 1st Ed. War Dept. Printing, Bound with 200+ Gen. Orders Jan-Aug. 1863 on January 6th Actual price: USD $28,125.
  15. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen La Cosmographie universelle de Tout le Monde recueillie de chasque bon authevr et approvve, tant des Historiens, comme de ceux qui ont descrit les lieux particuliers. 2 Bde. on December 18th Actual price: USD $22,276.
  16. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Tales of Suspense #39 CGC 5.5 on January 1st Actual price: USD $21,250.
  17. Bruneau & Co. Marvel Comics Tales of Suspense #39 CGC 5.0 on January 1st Actual price: USD $20,625.
  18. University Archives George Washington Rev. War Free Frank to Gen. Knox, PSA/DNA Slabbed & Graded NM 7 Knox Was "Commandant of West Point" at the Time on January 6th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  19. University Archives Feynman Handwritten Manuscript Re: Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster on January 6th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  20. University Archives George Washington Settles Accounts with Former Foe Turned Friend, 1762 on January 6th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions Giant-Size X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1975) CGC NM+ 9.6 White pages. on January 3rd Actual price: USD $19,200.
  22. University Archives Martin Luther King Signed Print from The March on Washington, PSA/DNA Slabbed and Graded Mint 9 on January 6th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  23. University Archives JFK Signed Check with Ironic Connection, PSA/DNA Slabbed & Graded NM-MT 8 on January 6th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  24. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender, in welcher begriffen Aller völcker Herrschafften Stetten und namhafftiger flecken herkommen... on December 18th Actual price: USD $18,099.
  25. University Archives Bat Masterson ADS as 25-Year-Old Sheriff of Ford County, Kansas on the Eve of the Royal Gorge RR War, PSA/DNA Slabbed & Graded Mint 9! on January 6th Actual price: USD $17,500.

 

For the week ahead 36 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jan. 10th
Rossini. Paris. Posters, Lithographs, Works on Paper, Paintings. 614 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 1/1. 75 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Timed Auction of Boxed Books. 199 lots

Tue. Jan. 11th
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Prints and Multiples. 140 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 1/4. 615 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 1/4. 170 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 1/4. 82 lots
New England Auctions. South Deerfield. Fine Book and Ephemera Auction - bidstart 12/17. 192 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety Auction - bidstart 1/5. 37 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 1/1. 26 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern Art and Design - Prints. 59 lots

Wed. Jan. 12th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 1/5. 288 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 12/13. 1031 lots
International Autograph Auctions Europe SL. Malaga. Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts - Timed Auction. 517 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Auction of a Collection of Irish & World Interest Books - Rare & Signed First Editions, Maps, Journa. 647 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Depth of Field: Photographs. 137 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 1/1. 125 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books, Ephemera, Cigarette Cards, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History.. 107 lots

Thu. Jan. 13th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 299 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature with Beats & the Counterculture. 458 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics and Comic Art Signature Auction. 1337 lots

Fri. Jan. 14th
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Chicago Collections. 20 lots
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Native American Art and Artifacts. 11 lots
Tennants Auctioneers. Leyburn. Townhouse: Property From the London Residence of a Lady of Title. 38 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 1/7. 93 lots

Sat. Jan. 15th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction. 53 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Selections from the Tom Charles Huston Americana & Political Collection Showcase Auction. 258 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. January New Year Western, Native American Auction. 109 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper - bidstart 1/8. 200 lots

Sun. Jan. 16th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Powell Texas Currency Collection Part I: County Notes Showcase Auction. 248 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 1/9.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 1/9.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/2. 387 lots
EV Stamps. Richmond. Weekly Stamps and Sports Card Auction. 49 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Online Sales - Advertising Posters.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/7. 23 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.