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The Sputnik Years: Lecture By Kelly Beatty | November 1

The Sputnik Years

A Lecture by Kelly Beatty

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

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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 | Lecture by Richard Colton | October 24

The Worcester County Fowler: Hunting Longarms Turned to War, 1750 to 1825

A Lecture by Richard Colton

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

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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

Fine Jewelry Consignment Day | New York City

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.

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Skinner New York 415 Madison Ave, New York

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vbratberg@skinnerinc.com 617.874.4305… Read More

Appraisal Day | Historic New England | Eustis Estate

Appraisal Day | Tuesday, October 10 1-5PM

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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

Fine Jewelry Consignment Day | Providence

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.

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Fine Jewelry Department jewelry@skinnerinc.com 617-874-4313

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Book Reading & Signing | In Vino Duplicitas by Peter Hellman

In Vino Duplicitas

Book Reading & Signing

In Vino Duplicitas | Written by Peter Hellman

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 | 6-8PM

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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

Fine Musical Instrument Consignment Days

Fine Musical Instrument Consignment Days

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 | WESTERN MA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 | BOSTON, MA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 | PORTLAND, ME

Skinner Auctions is inviting consignments for the November 19 Fine Musical Instruments auction. Meet with department director Adam Tober for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Fine Musical Instruments. Appointments required.

Request Appointment: music@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3216… Read More

First Tuesday | September 5 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, September 5 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Skinner experts will provide complimentary verbal auction evaluations during our monthly consignment event on the first Tuesday of each month.

Experts Available in September:

Kerry Shrives, General Appraisals ♦ Elizabeth Haff, American & European Works of Art ♦ Robin S.R. Starr, American & European Works of Art ♦ Kyle Johnson, Coins & Currency ♦ Adam Tober, Musical Instruments

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA

First come, first served.… Read More

Lecture | Modern Design by a Mid-Century New Englander

Modern Design by a Mid-Century New Englander

A Lecture by Lucretia Giese

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

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This talk looks at some of the forces shaping mid-century modern design through the work of one mid-century New England practitioner, Henry B. Hoover.  Hoover is known today as an architect.  Less known is Hoover’s design work, which manifests itself in three ways.  As a residential architect, Hoover designed numerous houses in New England, including the first Modern house in Lincoln, MA, and pieces of furniture for his clients. … Read More

Fine Jewelry & Silver Consignment Days | New Hampshire & Cape Cod

Fine Jewelry & Silver Consignment Days

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 | MANCHESTER, NH

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22 | FALMOUTH, MA

Skinner Auctions is inviting consignments for the fall 2017 Auctions. Meet with Fine Jewelry expert Kaitlin Shinnick and Fine Silver expert Stephanie Opolski at  for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Fine Jewelry &  Silver. Appointments required.

Request Appointment: jewelry@skinnerinc.com 617.874.4313… Read More

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