News about Swatch
Swatch of fabric from Hindenburg sells for more than $36K
BOSTON (AP) – A swatch of canvas recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg has sold for more than $36,000 at auction.
Swatch snowboard trophy art competition closes March 27
BIEL, Switzerland – The 3rd Swatch TTR Art Rules design competition attracts many designers from all around the globe. It offers artists the chance of a lifetime to have their artwork featured on the 2012/13 TTR [Ticket to Ride] Snowboard World Tour Trophy and matching Swatch Tour Watch. More than 2,000 participants from 90 countries […]
Space relics flew on July 10, but moon-flag swatch grounded
LOS ANGELES (AP) – It was one small step for man, and one big price that wasn’t quite enough. A strip of fabric shorn from the American flag before it went to the moon with Apollo 11 astronauts pulled in a top bid of $60,000 at Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers’ sale on on Sunday, […]
Sendak-signed advance book proof could be bestseller at JG, Aug. 23
DANVERS, Mass. – JG.Limited, the recently-formed auction arm of the venerable collectibles powerhouse JG Autographs, Inc., is holding its inaugural online-only sale through Tuesday, August 23. The 500-lot History & Culture auction features items relating to JFK, Thomas Jefferson, the Wright Brothers and Harry Truman. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.