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Postby Dustin Stinett » 01/07/13 02:06 PM

An "array of rarities culled from private collections" and to be held on February 2, 2013:

http://www.potterauctions.com/auctions/upcoming
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Postby Dustin Stinett » 02/03/13 05:46 AM

I haven't seen much buzz on this auction here, but the results are in. Here's a snap shot of the results:

300 of 305 Lots sold
$186,460 Total Hammer Price
154% over Low Estimate of $121,155
110% over High Estimate of $169,010
High Lot (Dollar): #185 - Houdinis own file of Fox sisters memorabilia, $6,500 (+144%)
High Lot (% over HE): #188 - Photo of Germain performing the Butterfly Trick, +880% ($4,400)
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 02/03/13 01:50 PM

There were some beautiful things in that auction.
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Postby Dustin Stinett » 02/03/13 07:32 PM

There were indeed. Some of the stuff actually came from the Bloomsbury auction. Someone was attempting to "flip" them.
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