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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.

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Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

By Bonhams….   Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot, with diploma and other related materials The Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot in 1934 for his pioneering work on the treatment of pernicious anemia is to be sold at Bonhams History of Science and Technology Sale in New York on September 21. It […]

By July 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Strong Demand for American Coins at Bonhams Sale

Strong Demand for American Coins at Bonhams Sale

The top selling lot at the Bonhams’ Coins and Medals sale on June 1 was a 1929 $5 coin that soared above expectations and fetched $40,950, racing past its high estimate of $25,000. The winning bid was placed in the room after a prolonged bidding war. The West Coast auction in which it sold was […]

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Ultra High Relief $20 Saint to be Sold in Bonhams Coins and Medals Auction.

Ultra High Relief $20 Saint to be Sold in Bonhams Coins and Medals Auction.

An extremely rare 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief $20 coin, featuring an early-production Sans Serif lettered edge, will go under the hammer on 16 December 2014 at the Coins and Medals auction. The extraordinary coin carries a pre-sale estiamte of $1,250,000-$1,500,000. The collar’s Sans Serif font, which was used on the edge of the earliest […]

By December 12, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Bonhams to Offer Historic Edison Banknote: First Dollar Collected For Electric Light in New York City

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 […]

By March 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins.  Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

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 […]

By September 23, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Gold and Silver Sizzles at Bonhams Rarities Lead Memorial Day Coin Auction in Los Angeles

Gold and Silver Sizzles at Bonhams Rarities Lead Memorial Day Coin Auction in Los Angeles

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 […]

By May 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Bohnams to Offer Morgan Dollars and British Commonwealth Sovereigns

Bohnams to Offer Morgan Dollars and British Commonwealth Sovereigns

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 […]

By February 22, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
 
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