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by David Haversat
July 27th, 2015, 10:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Maurine Christopher Swindled?
Replies: 5
Views: 1388

Re: Maurine Christopher Swindled?

Besides the distributing accusations made by the one side filing the complaint, what I found to be sad is how Maurine is portrayed as an alcoholic drunk. From the time I knew Maurine in the 1990's to the time of her death in 2013, I never witnessed Maurine intoxicated. I also find it odd that it men...
by David Haversat
March 18th, 2015, 2:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Coin Board
Replies: 23
Views: 10452

Re: Coin Board

In the late 1990's I went to Danny Tsukalis home in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was in his 80's and was in the final stages of Alzheimer's. However, Dan was able to perform the board with ease and demonstrated it for me a few dozen times. His wife Ruth suggested I tape him if I wanted to learn how t...
by David Haversat
November 13th, 2014, 9:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Auction this Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 525

Auction this Saturday

The next Haversat & Ewing Galleries auction will take place on November 15, 2014. The event will include a full-color printed catalog featuring a selection of items from nearly every notable performer including: Annemann, Blackstone, Cardini, Dell O' Dell, Downs, Dunninger, Erdnase, Goldin, Henn...
by David Haversat
April 21st, 2011, 2:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

A message from Maurine Christopher........... I would like to personally thank everyone who participated in the third Christopher Auction on April 20, 2011. The day was extremely exciting as bids came in quickly from the floor, phone and computer. Christophers knowledge came through research, and hi...
by David Haversat
April 18th, 2011, 8:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

The Martinka Christopher auction is being conducted like any other live auction that has taken place with a professional, licensed auctioneer, and an auction house license as required by law. The listed terms and conditions are a standard in the industry. The MCL as stated online, the PDF catalog an...
by David Haversat
March 31st, 2011, 2:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

Yes, Everything in the auction will be online with complete descriptions and photographs. A notice will go out from Martinka regarding the online catalog and / or a hard copy catalog in the first week of April. Thank you for your interest!
by David Haversat
March 31st, 2011, 8:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

A few more items...Milbourne Christopher Auction - April 20th. BRONZE, MAGICIAN DESK SET. Painted cast bronze of magician, holding a wand and standing behind a table with cups and balls. Magicians trunk and drum sit on the side and open to hold ink or postage stamps. The magicians hat is also hinged...
by David Haversat
March 26th, 2011, 8:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

A few more Christopher auction items for you book, ephemera and association piece collectors. The rest will be available on the Martinka web / catalog in the very near future. See you on April 20th in New York or via online auction. Enjoy and best! David Haversat HERTZ, CARL. Vanishing Birdcage. Cir...
by David Haversat
March 25th, 2011, 8:13 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

Hi John, Here are a few items to peak the interest. Best, David Haversat HARDEEN, THEO. Oversized (13" x 18.5") personal scrapbook belonging to Hardeen. Gold stamped on cover Newspaper Notices, T.W. Hardeen Over 50 pages containing valuable information for the researcher and collector. All...
by David Haversat
March 25th, 2011, 7:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 17799

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

In 1981 while Milbourne Christopher was living, he sat back and enjoyed as a number of his duplicates were sold at auction. At the conclusion of the sale nearly $75,000 of material had been sold, minus buyers premiums a lot of money in 1981. 16 years later, Christophers widow Maurine would hold the ...

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