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sculptures

The Fine Estates & Collections auction was packed with nearly 1,300 lots, from prominent local estates and collections. About 1,000 people registered to bid in a sale that grossed $1.39 million. A vibrant and colorful four-panel oil on canvas painting by Nyoman Gunarsa (Indonesian, 1944-2017), titled Balinese Dancers, impressive at a combined 106 ¼ inches by 107 inches, sold for $20,000 in a three-day, Fine Estates & Collections auction held August 25th-27th by Ahlers & Ogletree. The painting was the top achiever of the three-day, 1,289-lot event. Balinese Dancers came to the auction with a modest estimate of $500-$700, but…

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Wilton, CT, USA, August 2, 2022 — Rare items signed by George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Daniel Boone, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, George Armstrong Custer and many more of history’s brightest stars are just a few of the highlights in University Archives’ next big online-only auction, slated for Wednesday, August 17th, by University Archives, starting at 10:30 am EDT. The Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books auction features historical material from multiple collecting categories. All 537 lots are up for viewing and bidding now (on the University Archives website: www.UniversityArchives.com), plus LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com. Phone and absentee bids will be…

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The Green Goddess Invitational, a first-of-its-kind cannabis-themed golf tournament by, for and of women entrepreneurs in the young legal industry, will take place at the Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill on Monday, August 1 at 11 a.m. Caroline Pineau, owner of Stem in Haverhill and one of the first economic-empowerment retail cannabis licensees in Massachusetts, is the founder and chief sponsor of the event. It will feature a nine-hole tournament, panel discussions, lessons with a LPGA golf pro, unique cannabis educational offerings, wellness clinics, a painting workshop and other activities. Sen. Diana DiZoglio, a candidate for state auditor, will officiate…

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Dubai, UAE, July 27, 2022 — MRHB.Network, the first decentralized finance platform committed to supporting ethical and halal crypto products, has listed the $MRHB token on the Bitlocus crypto exchange and now offers EUR trading against its native token. In addition to its USDT pair, the new trading pair MRHB/EUR is part of the halal token’s foray into European markets, enabling crypto users to make instant fiat-crypto conversions. Bitlocus is the fourth global centralized exchange to list MRHB, including LBank, BitMart and CoinTiger. The token can also be traded on PancakeSwap, a leading decentralized exchange. “This listing on Bitlocus marks…

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Danvers, MA, USA, July 26, 2022 — JG.Limited – the recently formed auction arm of the venerable collectibles powerhouse JG Autographs, Inc. – will hold its online-only inaugural sale, July 25th to August 23rd, at www.JG.Limited. The 500-lot History & Culture auction has items pertaining to JFK, Thomas Jefferson, the Wright Brothers, Harry Truman, Al Capone and other historical notables. The list of categories is long and impressive and includes art, business and finance, Civil Rights, classical music, film and television, literature, militaria, modern music, the Nobel Prize, politics, Presidents and First Ladies, science and medicine, space and aviation, Supreme…

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Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 2022 — Every once and a while, a young actor comes along and breaks into the industry with a refreshing amount of raw and unrivaled talent. In contrast to decades ago, today’s generation of young actors is taking their proper place in the spotlight, bringing fresh skills and new perspectives to their roles. Among this group of talented young people is 13-year-old Cade Tropeano, who has stunned audiences worldwide with his most recent performance. The actor portrays young Larry Hall, the infamous serial killer, in the fourth episode of AppleTV+’s Black Bird, which is captivating…

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A number of designs sparked a flurry of bidding, leading to sales that well exceeded the estimated prices. Overall, the auction grossed just under $2.5 million. New York, NY, USA, July 23, 2022 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, on July 12, finished at $2,487,120. Rare Posters Auction LXXXVII saw continued enthusiasm for rare and never-before-seen lithographs from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “I am consistently delighted by the enthusiasm demonstrated by our consignors and bidders, especially at this time of instability in the world. It is always…

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Miami Beach, FL, July 21, 2022 — Mil Demonios (1000 Demons) began as a premium brand aguardiente in the bars of Bogotá, Medellín and Cartagena seven years ago. Since then, the award-winning aguardiente has been recognized for its refinement, delicacy, and complexity by the 2022 San Francisco World Wine Spirits Competition (SFWSC), as the most important Ultra-Premium Craft Spirit from Colombia. They were also awarded the Gold Medal in 2021 and received two silver medals in 2018. As a natural next step, the company has begun its first exports to the United States this year. Unlike traditional aguardiente (loosely translated…

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Beachwood, OH, USA, July 21, 2022 — The outstanding single-owner collection of diversified Moser glass from Carol and Leslie Gould will be sold online, without reserves, on Saturday, July 30th, starting at 10 am Eastern time, by Neue Auctions. The collection spans Moser output from the late 19th to the early 20th century, including many fine and rare examples that will be desirable to collectors. “Carol and Leslie Gould lived and worked in New York City when they met, she as an insurance executive and he a piano tuner and entrepreneur,” said Bridget McWilliams of Neue Auctions. “He had come…

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Greybull Stewardship, L.P. (“Greybull”) today formally announced its acquisition of GreenEarth Cleaning. The Kansas City, Missouri-based company is the world’s largest brand of environmentally friendly dry-cleaning solvent, offering the industry’s only non-toxic cleaning alternative. The GreenEarth acquisition marks the latest significant expansion into the garment care space for Greybull. In recent years, the Jackson, WY-based equity firm has invested in several cleaning franchises under their Clean Brands company, including both Lapels Cleaners and Martinizing Cleaners, collectively becoming the largest dry cleaning franchisor in the world. “For those in the professional garment care industry, there is full acknowledgement that the industry…

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