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Cordier’s Summer Antique and Fine Art Auction Sales Surpass a Quarter of a Million Dollars

August 19, 2016
Cordier’s Summer Antique and Fine Art Auction attracted bidders’ attention with a wide-ranging sale that spanned from two pre-ban ivory collections to original pottery pieces by the mad potter himself, George Ohr. The August 13th and 14th sale was held in Harrisburg, PA. Results quoted are hammer prices.
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Cordier’s Summer Auction to Feature Ivory Collection, Rare Persian Painting, and Beatles Recording

August 4, 2016
A young lady sprints toward the stage, dodging police barricades as the crowd screams in an August 29, 1964 recording of The Beatles performing live at
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MUSEUM ARTIFACTS EXCEED EXPECTATIONS AT CORDIER’S JULY 9 DEACCESSION AUCTION

July 21, 2016
A circa 1849 Midwestern Stagecoach hammered down at $16,500 at the July 9 Deaccession Auction, far exceeding its $2,000 - $4,000 estimate. The auction was held for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission at Cordier’s auction house located at 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg. A 1909 Zimmerman Touring Car and a New England Mail Sleigh were among the other top performing lots.
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CORDIER’S JULY 31 FIREARMS AUCTION TO FEATURE EXOTIC TAXIDERMY AND STANLEY TOOL COLLECTION

July 18, 2016

A pair of reclining Leopards ($4,000 - $6,000) and an African White Rhino shoulder mount ($5,000 – $8,000) will be among the approximately 50 pieces of exotic Taxidermy to be featured in Cordier’s Summer Firearms Auction Sunday, July 31.  Other highlights will include an Engraved Colt 1851 Navy inscribed to Charles L. Robinson, the 1st Governor of Kansas ($8,000 - $10,000), and a Springfield Armory M1A Rifle ($1,000 - $1,500). 

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Auburn Built 1909 Auto to Be Auctioned Saturday

July 8, 2016

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CORDIER AUCTIONS TO SELL RARE ARTIFACTS FROM PA HISTORICAL & MUSEUM COMMISSION

July 5, 2016

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is inviting the public to an auction of items removed from its collection including a 1909 Zimmerman touring car and a stage coach.  The auction is being conducted by Cordier Auctions & Appraisals, 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg on July 9 at 10 am. 

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Cordier’s Spring Auction to Feature Ivory Collection, Sterling Silver, and Designer Jewelry

May 2, 2016

Cordier’s Spring 2016 Antique and Fine Art Auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will feature a single-owner pre-ban ivory collection, an array of sterling silver and a stunning selection of jewelry including cufflinks. The auction will be held at Cordier’s auction house in Harrisburg on May 21 and 22.

 

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Collectible Firearms Bring Home the Bidders at Cordier’s March 20 Auction

April 8, 2016

Cordier’s March 20 Firearms and Militaria Auction featured a fine assortment of Pennsylvania long rifles including one from Perry County that sold for $1,200.  Other highlights at the Harrisburg auction house included Colt revolvers, sporting rifles, and militaria. Prices quoted are hammer prices.

Bidding started with an array of antique handguns, notably a Colt 1860 Army revolver, built in 1862, which brought $1,600.  In modern handguns, the highlights included a Colt Python revolver in .357 magnum, which sold for $2,100.

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Cordier to Offer Magnificent Harrisburg Estate at Auction

March 31, 2016

Cordier Auctions in Harrisburg will present fine furnishings, decorative, and fine art from a magnificent Harrisburg estate. The online auction will run from April 1st through April 9th. Featured lots include a Steinway grand piano, a 19th century Amaranth Brunswick-Balke-Collender pool table and paintings and prints by artists including Peter Max.

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Tiffany Lamp Enlightens Cordier’s Winter Auction

March 15, 2016

Cordier Auctions’ first catalog auction in 2016 offered an illuminating array of treasures including the top lot, a Tiffany Studios Grapevine Lamp with Lily Pad Base that sold for $24,000, a 4.78 carat ruby and diamond ring at $13,000, and a Mughal jade hilted Khanjar dagger that was hammered down at $12,000, among other lots. The February 20-21 sale was held in Harrisburg, PA.  Prices quoted are hammer prices.

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