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John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Top Hat Template to be Sold at Cordier Auctions November 29

November 18, 2015

Cordier Auctions in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will offer the template used to fit the hat that John F. Kennedy wore to his inauguration in its annual Book and Photography Auction on November 29.  The template, consigned by Isabel Ann Heath of Mechanicsburg, was created by her father, John Austin Garside.

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Cordier’s Fall Firearms Auction Features Antique and Collectible Guns

November 3, 2015

The Fall Firearms & Militaria Auction at Cordier Auctions slated for December 6 includes the collections of Ken Kenowski of Scranton and the late William Britcher of Newport. Antique and modern firearms will be offered, as well as Revolutionary and Civil War collectibles.  The sale will be held at Cordier’s auction house at 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg.

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Cordier’s Fall Auction to offer Fine Jewelry, Outstanding Art, and Mid-Century Modern Furnishings

November 2, 2015

Cordier’s November 14 and 15 auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will feature more than 1000 lots including fine jewelry, Mid-Century Modern furnishings, and an excellent selection of fine art.  Auction highlights include an 8.24 ctw diamond pendant, Heywood-Wakefield, and the reported last painting by Russian-American Artist David Burliuk.

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Cordier’s Summer Auction Delighted Lovers of Autos, Jewelry, and Art

September 11, 2015

Cordier Auctions held their Summer Antique and Fine Art Auction August 15 and 16 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Highlights of the sale included a 1932 Ford Hot Rod Kit Car ($13,500), a Paul Jouvé bronze of “Le Cynocéphale” ($9,500), and a George Washington bust after William Rush from the collection of Dr. Irwin Richman ($16,000).

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Cordier Auctions Accepts Harrisburg Magazine's Simply the Best Award

August 27, 2015
Cordier Auctions and Appraisals is the proud recipient of the Harrisburg Magazine's2015 Simply the Best award in the Auctioneer category. The award was accepted at the Simply the Best Gala at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg on August 27. Harrisburg Magazine's annual Simply the Best contest polls readers to determine the area's favorite businesses in dozens of categories. This is the second year in a row that Cordier Auctions and Appraisals was named Simply the Best Auctioneer. Pictured below at the gala are David Cordier, Melanie Hartman, Erika Kelly, and Brian Buehrle.
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Cordier Summer Antique and Fine Art Auction to Feature Collection of Dr. Irwin Richman

July 31, 2015

Cordier’s August 15 and 16 auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will feature the diverse collection of Dr. Irwin Richman, Penn State University American Studies professor emeritus. The collection includes a large majolica collection, a 16th century British oak coffer and a George Washington bust after William Rush. “We are honored that Dr. Richman contacted our company to sell his collection,” notes Cordier’s owner, David Cordier, “We are very excited to host this auction.”

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Cordier Summer Antique and Fine Art Auction to Feature Fine Jewelry and the Collection of Dr. Irwin Richman

July 28, 2015

Cordier’s August 15 and 16 auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will feature the diverse collection of Dr. Irwin Richman, Penn State University American Studies professor emeritus. The collection includes a large majolica collection, a 16th century British oak coffer and a George Washington bust after William Rush. Other auction highlights include over 100 lots of fine jewelry, a Paul Jouvé bronze of “Le Cynocéphale” and a William Parsons wooded landscape.

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Exotic Taxidermy Recalls a Bygone Era at Cordier’s Summer Firearms Auction

July 2, 2015

The Summer Firearms & Militaria Auction at Cordier Auctions is slated for July 26. Highlights of the sale include a collection of African taxidermy, the life-long collection of Civil War items of a local educator, and a diverse selection of German militaria. The sale will be held at Cordier’s auction house at 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg.

The sale will offer antique, military, and modern handguns and long guns, edged weapons, military collectibles, and related art.

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Ask the Appraiser with Ellen Miller, July 2, 2015

July 2, 2015

Cordier Auctions and Appraisals's own Ellen Miller answers reader questions about fine china and a Lincoln mourning flag in the July 2 edition of the Antiques and Auction News Article "Ask the Appraiser."  If you have an unusual oblect that you are curious about and would like to see your question in Antiques and Auction News, e-mail Ellen at EMiller@CordierAuction.com.

http://antiquesandauctionnews.net/Article+Display/Ask-The-Appraiser-%233/

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STRONG RESULTS POSTED IN MARCH FIREARMS AND MILITARIA AUTION

May 28, 2015

Firearms, including an early 19th century European made percussion rifle and a James Reid Pocket Model 2 revolver drew attention from buyers both in the room and online at Cordier Auctions’ Spring 2015 Firearms and Militaria Auction.  More than 250 lots of antique, collectible, and modern hand and long guns including the collection of George Hartsock of Jonestown were offered on March 29 at the company’s auction house at 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg.  Prices quoted are hammer prices.

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