The Beauty of Space is the first auction in the United States to focus solely on vintage photographs produced from 1961 to 1972 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The 446 lot single-owner collection showcases both iconic and rare gelatin silver and chromogenic prints presenting an extraordinary and comprehensive photographic journey to the Moon and back as seen through the eyes of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronauts.… Read More
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The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum will be hosting their Annual Fundraiser with Antiques Appraisal Events on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 2017.
On Friday, November 3rd, participants will enjoy a Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers event called “What’s It Worth?” This event is both entertaining and educational for those interested in the history and the value of antiques. You may bring 3 treasures to the museum for evaluation and verbal appraisal! … Read More
The Sputnik Years
A Lecture by Kelly Beatty
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM
When a Russian rocket lofted Sputnik 1 into orbit on October 4, 1957, the worldwide reaction was a mixture of awe and apprehension. The Space Age—and the Space Race—had begun.
Kelly Beatty has been explaining the science and wonder of astronomy to the public since 1974. An award-winning writer and communicator, he specializes in planetary science and space exploration as Senior Contributing Editor for Sky & Telescope magazine.… Read More
The Worcester County Fowler: Hunting Longarms Turned to War, 1750 to 1825
A Lecture by Richard Colton
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM
By the mid-18th century, something remarkable occurred among a small network of artisans and gunsmiths in Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Setting aside traditional British forms and decorative styles, they adopted distinctly French patterns of flintlock long smoothbore hunting guns.… Read More
Skinner Inc. will hold an auction of Historic Arms & Militaria on Thursday, October 26 at 10 AM in Marlborough. Previews will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 12 to 5PM; Wednesday, October 25, 12 to 7PM; and Thursday, October 26, 9 to 10AM
The product of conflict is a large and varied quantity of artifacts, truly the stuff of history.… Read More
Thursday, October 12 | New York City
By appointment only.
Skinner’s Fine Jewelry department is inviting consignments for the December 5th Fine Jewelry auction. Experts from Skinner will be available to evaluate items in the New York office on October 12th.
Skinner New York 415 Madison Ave, New York
Appraisal Day | Tuesday, October 10 1-5PM
Historic New England Eustis Estate | 1424 Canton Ave, Milton MA
Do you have a family heirloom or flea market find that you suspect is a real treasure? Come to the Eustis Estate to find out with a verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your antiques, fine jewelry, silver and art with Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers. Their team of professional appraisers will help you understand what your items are worth.… Read More
Tuesday, October 17 | Providence, RI
By appointment only.
Skinner’s Fine Jewelry department is inviting consignments for the December 5th Fine Jewelry auction. Experts from Skinner will be in Providence on October 17th to view items by appointment only.
Fine Jewelry Department firstname.lastname@example.org 617-874-4313
BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston Gallery on Friday, October 13. With over 700 lots on offer, the auction will feature an expansive selection of fine ceramics and silver as well as European furniture and decorative arts of the 16th through early 20th centuries.
The auction opens on Friday at 10AM with over 200 lots of silver featuring a broad range of flatware and hollowware from the United States, England, and Europe.… Read More
Book Reading & Signing
In Vino Duplicitas | Written by Peter Hellman
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 | 6-8PM
On Monday, September 25th at 6pm please join Skinner in welcoming our friend and author Peter Hellman for a reading, reception, and signing of his new book In Vino Duplicitas, The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire. Books are available for purchase at Harvard Book Store prior to and during the event.… Read More