Author Archive: Bonhams
Recognized as one of the most dynamic auction houses in the world today, Bonhams & Butterfields Auctioneers is one of the largest companies of its kind in the world. A house of experts in many fields, Bonhams & Butterfields specializes in the appraisal and sale of fine art, antiques and decorative objects in virtually every auction category. Bonhams & Butterfields continues its tradition as the premier West Coast auction house by providing a wide selection of property in every category combined with excellent customer service and professional expertise.
Bonhams to Offer Historic Edison Banknote: First Dollar Collected For Electric Light in New York City
A historic note from the dawn of the electric age… On April 7, 2014, Bonhams will auction off a historic United States $1 Note. The well-worn note, which bares the serial number Z17876154, would be unexceptional save for the following historical inscription: “This bill is one from a total amount of $50. Which was the […]
Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins. Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million
Bonham’s Spectacular Results set Coin Auction Record Lot Average Record of $399,000 per lot Los Angeles. Bonhams is delighted to announce the sensational “white glove” results of the “Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins” sold on September 23 in their Los Angeles salesroom. This collection of 27 lots represented a virtually complete […]
Los Angeles – Bonhams is pleased to announce a strong result for its Memorial Day auction of Rare Coins and Medals that took place on May 27. The 730-lot sale brought more than $1.353 million and offered a diverse group of fresh to market rarities from various owners, as well as coinage from the Estate of television and business […]
LOS ANGELES – Bonhams is pleased to announce two significant collections to be offered during our May 27, 2012 Rare Coins and Medals Auctions in Los Angeles. The auction house is privileged to be offer nearly 600 gold sovereigns of Great Britain and other commonwealth countries such as Australia, South Africa and Canada from the […]