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Koopman Rare Art Presents The Shield of Achilles, ‘The Most Spectacular Example of Regency Silver of All Time’

Leading London silver dealer Koopman Rare Art is presenting an outstanding, rare group of early antique silver plus the highly important, Royal George IV, silver-gilt masterpiece The Shield of Achilles at TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) in Maastricht. The highly historic and impressive silver-gilt shield, which bears the Royal Arms of Ernst Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover (1771-1851), is one of the main focal points on the stand of Koopman Rare Art...
Spring Stampex International celebrates female philatelists

CollectionsSpring Stampex International celebrates female philatelists

This February, Stampex International will celebrate two leading female philatelists within the show’s prestigious Court of Honour. Collections from Birthe King and Judith Holder will be on display throughout the four-day showcase. Birthe King is not only a passionate collector but also a council member for The Royal Philatelic Society. Her display, which was last seen in a museum in Denmark, consists of 20 letters between a newly married couple during the 1864 war between...
Patek Philippe Dominates at California Auctions

CollectionsPatek Philippe Dominates at California Auctions

Watches by Patek Philippe dominated sales at GWS Auctions’ Luxury Timepieces and Master Jewelry Pieces auction in January. Top of the auction list at the California event was a Gubelin Travel Time Limited Edition 150th Anniversary 18K Yellow Gold watch, one of only 50 made. This ultra-rare wrist watch features a solid 18k yellow gold 38mm case with large crown and push buttons, see-through sapphire exhibition case back, Swiss handmade manual wind movement with two...
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