"La Maison du Chocolat's elegance and refinement define this exquisite hatbox presenting a large selection of ganaches, pralines and sweets in dark and milk chocolate. Approximately: 2.02 lbs of chocolate"
Wall Street Auction #XXI, Session 1
By: Archives International Auctions
Archives International Auctions Wall Street Auction #XXI, Session 1
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Lot #3 - the first hour
La Bourse , Barcet, Emmanuel, Paris, France October 1902, No. 80 (15) pgs. France, original printed illustrated wrapper, modern half calf gilt. Satirical journal L'Assiette au Beurre la Bourse appeared in nearly 600 issues from March 1901 to October 1912.
Lot #4 - the first hour
Original "Puck" Artwork With Expert Water Color Additions. Painted on original Puck illustration "The Helping Hand" with Uncle Sam helping an old man, The illustration is 17.5 x10.75 inches and printed on a 22.5 x 13.5 inches thin cardboard backing that is printed on both sides. The coloring was added to the original Black and White cartoon. Evidently the second side was for another version if necessary. Rare Puck Internal Artwork production...
Lot #5 - the first hour
Lowell and Petersham United States Mail Coaches, 1842, Way-Bill. Massachusetts, 1842, Original Way-bill, Black print on blue paper with small coaches top left and right corners, VF condition.
Lot #6 - the first hour
A Cash Cow. Origami made with financial paper, possibly unique. From Museum Am Finance
Lot #7 - the first hour
Baccarat: Two Hundred and Fifty Years A book from the house of Baccarat, celebrating its 250th anniversary this year as a world leader in high-end crystal products ranging from iconic glass commissioned by royalty to unique tableware, decorative objects, fine jewelry and designer flacons. For those interested in the history, design and craftsmanship of this French luxury brand, with photographs from Baccarats archives displaying the...
Lot #8 - the first hour
Prohibition Rum Bottle Recovered in 1994 from the "Lizzie D" in eighty feet of water, five miles south of Long Beach
Lot #9 - the first hour
BMW 328 Roadster Pedal Car This new, classically-designed pedal car is equipped with specialized rubber tires to minimize noise. It's perfect for indoor or outdoor use and is suitable for 3 - 5 year olds. The BMW 328 Roadster meets standard consumer safety specifications for toy safety (ASTM/F 963-07e1).
Lot #10 - the first hour
The 20th anniversary issue of "The Tribeca Trib" and Oliver Allen's book "Tribeca: A Pictorial History" complement each other. The newspaper's publishers Carl Glassman and April Koral collaborate with Tribeca historian Allen on a book that reflects their own private Tribeca. Through stories and pictures we learn much about the local past of the "Triangle Below Canal."
Lot #11 - the first hour
Moody's Railroad Manual Moody's Steam Railroads - 1949 - American and Foreign. Excellent condition.
Lot #12 - the first hour
Moody's Investors Service, ND (ca.1920's), Specimen Stock Certificate. New Jersey, Specimen Common Stock, Odd Shares, No vignette, POC's, VF-XF condition. Well known financial rating agency that evidently let us down in 2007-2008.
Lot #13 - the first hour
McDonald's Corp. Original Artwork for Stock certificate Vignette Original artwork of stock certificate vignette with young man and woman with McDonald's logo, Big Mac, French Fries and drink. Also includes a proof of the vignette and a photo proof of the vignette. Painted and drawn on large card with clear plastic overlay with globe. Unique in archive.
Lot #14 - the first hour
Original Edison Lamp Bulb, 1893 from Edison's Lawyer Records of Famous Trial. The year 1893 was a momentous one for Thomas Edison because that year he was taken to court by one Henry Goebel. Goebel was a German watch maker and minor inventor who had come to New York in 1848, but had never mastered English or understood anything about patent regulations, He claimed that he had made a lamp embodying all the essential features of the Edison lamp...
Lot #15 - the first hour
(Gold Rush). The Way They Go to California. New York: N.Currier, 1849. Lithograph, 13 x17 1/2 inches, This lithograph by Currier offers a humorous depiction of the mad rush to California in search of gold in 1849, in which desperate men head west by ship, rocket or dirigible. A passenger laden vessel is shown pulling away from a dock as seven other ships sail away in the distance. The boat carried banner reading "Passage $125 and found (if...
Lot #16 - the first hour
Beautiful Tiffany Necklace from Tiffany's Atlas® Collection Atlas® round pendant in sterling silver.
Lot #17 - the first hour
Beautiful Tiffany Earrings from Tiffany's Atlas® Collection Atlas® hoop earrings in sterling silver, mini.
Lot #18 - the first hour
Tiffany & Co Unique Vignette Artwork of Father Time. NY, 1973 Unique Original artwork of the vignette of Father Time used on the Tiffany Stock certificate that is a 9 by 13 inches Ornate pencil drawing. Also included is the original photo of the statue used as the basis for the vignette and a reduced to the correct size image of the pencil drawing. Unique in archive. SCBNC - USBNC. XF condition.
Lot #19 - the first hour
Charging Bull by Arturo DiModica One of the very few artists reproductions of the famous sculpture made in three sizes and signed by DiModica. The sculpture is 5 tall and 8 long, very handsome and should be seen. This is the middle size of the three model sculptures, and increasingly rare. This Christmas season will be the 25th anniversary of Charging Bulls appearance at Bowling Green, and this image has become known around the world. ...
Lot #20 - autographs
J.P. Morgan Signature as Trustee on New Jersey Junction Railroad Co., Issued Bond. New Jersey, 1886, $1,000. Issued and uncancelled. Brown border w/ ferry and harbor scene vignette. Back has J.P.Morgan autograph as trustee. ABNCo. w/coupons, XF. Rare autographed bond with banker who saved our financial system a little over 100 years ago, J.P.Morgan.
Lot #21 - autographs
Pennsylvania Railroad Company, Stock Allotment Receipts, One signed by Henry Clews. New York, ca.1903, I/C, Beautiful Receipts of a long gone era from the Pennsylvania Railroad General Office Library bookplate included, AU/UNC
Lot #22 - autographs presidential
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Yalta Conference February 1945 Short Snorter. Signed by President Franklin Roosevelt just two months prior to his death, this short snorter boasts signatures such as F.D.R, Harry Hopkins (Close advisor to F. D. R. and major architect of the New Deal of the 1930s), Dewey E. Long and others. Signed on a 1937, 1 Ruble note. Choice AU/UNC. *The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the...
Lot #23 - ephemera gold rush
Winslow's Regular Line for San Francisco, "Syren", ca. 1850-60's Clipper Ship Card. NY. CA. 5.5 x 3 inches, "SYREN", First Class Extreme Clipper Ship, Arms of California at left, printed in blue and gold with blue border, back of card is blank, VF condition, very attractive and rarely seen Clipper Ship "Gold Rush" advertising card.
Lot #24 - ephemera newspapers
Missouri Gazette, Tuesday, July 26, 1808, St. Louis, Louisiana, Volume 1, No.3. Meriwether Lewis, explorer turned governor of this new American territory, believed its citizens needed a newspaper and the Missouri Gazette was born. This is a rare copy of Volume 1 Issue Number 3 of Tuesday, July 26, 1808 Printed by Joseph Charless, Printer to the Territory of St. Louis, Louisiana. According to a recent article written by Tim ONeil of the St...
Lot #25 - ephemera newspapers
The New England Courant, No. 80, 1723 (Reprinted in 1856) Facsimile of First Paper Printed by Benjamin Franklin. Boston Massachusetts, 1856, Single sheet, printed on both recto and verso, measuring circa 8 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. "Facsimile of the first Paper ever issued by Franklin and now printed (Sept. 17, 1856) on a press once used by him". 2 pages printed on light beige paper, Franklin discusses the reasons and purpose for the paper and...