Collectibles

The Oakland Athletics enjoyed a dynastic run of success in the 1970s, winning three World Series in a row.
The Solid Fountain Pen Gold Edition’s barrel is constructed entirely from 14-karat gold.
In 2006, Bonhams London introduced an annual auction as curious as the objects it proffered. Called Gentleman’s Library, the sale was packed with items one might find in a cultured Victorian’s...
Detective Don Hrycyk has returned an estimated $121 million in stolen works to their rightful collectors.
Bonhams attributes the high presale estimate in part to The Imitation Game, the recent film about Turing’s life.
King John of Saxony commissioned a young Dresden coachbuilder to create a sweet town coach.
“American Pie” topped the Billboard charts shortly after its 1971 release.
A British mathematician who died 60 years ago is having a celebrity moment.
Whimsical retail display from husband and wife designer duo Aaron R. Thomas and Stefanie Phan-Thomas incorporates LuciteLux in state-of-the-art visual merchandising and finished retail.
Architectural photographer Ahmet Ertug has published more than 30 books in three decades, some only available as rare books, others soon to be. Bibliophiles treasure these publications as some of the...
Standout items include a set of Wang Qi panel paintings expected to fetch as much as $700,000.
Santiago Barberi Gonzalez travels the world in search of compelling art and design.
The line features writing instruments based on both heroes and villains.
Kostas Metaxas has designed a very special pen for one of the oldest and most prestigious Paris-based writing instrument icons for their "Haute Creation." Being fascinated by the incredible quality...
A total of 40 world-class antique rugs in a variety of Persian and Caucasian weaving styles are on display.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago Wine Auction announces online catalogue and pre-bidding.
If you have a soft spot for movies and a spare $6 million to $8 million, Profiles in History has a once-in-a-lifetime deal for you.
Original Wood Carvings in the Style of Famed New England Folk Artist John Haley Bellamy
The fifth and final release of a pen collection celebrating religions, the Visconti Al-Aqsa ( www.visconti.it ) pays tribute to Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock, which is located adjacent to the Al-Aqsa...
After 25 years of pursuing vintage Lalique clocks, a collector has consigned a group of 24 different examples—just six shy of being a complete set.
Baccarat, in partnership with GEARYS Beverly Hills, will line the median of the famed thoroughfare with its iconic chandeliers for the first time since 2008.
Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s birth is the release of the Montegrappa Rigoletto ( www.montegrappa.com ). The pen is part of the Italian company’s...
The German writing-instruments manufacturer Pelikan will offer this year’s auction collection which comprises 17 one-of-a-kind maki-e pens.
York Street Studio, a Connecticut design company that specializes in luxury home decor, has introduced its first handcrafted backgammon set (starting at $1,800).
Founded in 1999 by retired craftsmen from Japan’s Platinum Pen Company, Nakaya is a boutique pen maker committed to handcrafting and traditional Japanese artistic techniques.
On October 22 at Bonhams New York, centuries of scientific inquiry will be recapitulated in one afternoon during the auction house’s inaugural History of Science sale...
Nothing is sure to increase a mundane object’s intrinsic value more than slapping a Ferrari badge on it.
A collaboration on a global scale, the French luxury-goods maker Hermès has teamed up with the Australian industrial designer Marc Newson and the Japanese writing-instrument company Pilot to create...

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