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Auction Info

Auction Name
Annual Indy 500 & Automobilia & Fidger Toy Collection
Auction Date
05/27/2021 - 05/27/2021
Sale Number
#52721
Total Lots
122
Sold Lots
117
Lots Sold
95.90%
Unsold Lots
5
Total Sales (USD)
22,945.65
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
25,410.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
38,195.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
25,895.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
39,020.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
58.80%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
92

Aprox 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Photograph Negatives

USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 1,722.00
174

Lot of 9 - 1930's Indianapolis 500 Race Programs, 1930-1939

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,168.50
117

Lot of over 200 Vintage 1909-1959 Indy 500 & IMS 3x5 Postcards

1909-1959 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 738.00
124

Incredible Lot of 52 - 1927 Indianapolis 500 Photos

1927 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 676.50
80

Vintage Indianapolis Motor Speedway Card Table with over 70 Driver Autographs 34x34

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 615.00
119

Huge lot of over 1,200 Indy 500 & IMS Postcards, 1960-2006

1960-2006 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 615.00
175

1919 Indy 500 Race Program

1919 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 584.25
13

Vintage Framed Bill Vukovich Ticket & Photo Display with Cut Autograph

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 553.50
127A

Lot of over 460 Indy Car Racing Photos Including Bobby Unser Autograph

USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 522.75
178

1921 Indianapolis 500 Race Program

1921 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 492.00
115

Lot of 77 Vintage 6x9 Indy 500 Postcards & Guidebook

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 461.25
176

1922 Indy 500 Race Program

1922 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 461.25
27

Lot of 30 Framed 1910 Turkey Red Auto Series Trading Cards

1910 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 461.25
118

143 Knoxville Nationals Sprint Car Drivers Autographed Postcards & 8 Programs

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 430.50
179

Lot of 6 - 1940's Indianapolis 500 Race Programs

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 399.75
177

1926 & 1928 Indianapolis 500 Race Programs

1926 USD 450.00 - 600.00 USD 369.00
113

Peter Revson Autographed 1971 Indianapolis 500 Postcard

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 338.25
172

1932 Indianapolis 500 Race Program

1932 USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 338.25
12

1994 Inaugural Brickyard 400 Chevrolet Poster Signed by 8 Drivers, Earnhardt, 9/14

1994 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 338.25
28

1909 Murad Cigarettes Anaragyros Vanderbilt Cup Race Chromolithographed Ad

1909 USD 300.00 - 350.00 USD 338.25
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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