Rare Revolutionary War Map of Battle of Monmouth Brings $486,400
by | August 16th, 2014
A phone bidder paid $486,400 for a Revolutionary War map of the Battle of Monmouth (New Jersey) that was drawn by Michel Capitaine du Chesnoy, the cartographer and aide-de-camp of Marquis de Lafayette at Northeast Auctions’ August 16 and 17 sale in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
The buyer was a private collector,(Read More)
Slow, Deliberate, and Careful
by Steve Proffitt | July 13th, 2014
Auction Law & Ethics
Consigning property to auction is a simple process, until it’s not. The “not” often arises when least expected and can come from something unforeseen. A reader wrote me about a situation that illustrates this point. I’ve edited her letter.
“Dear Mr. Proffitt,
“I consigned an item to auction and (Read More)