U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Copley’s Winter Sale 2017 was a great success. The auction rang in over $1.38 million. Sold lots achieved 91% of their high estimate, and once again the sale was 90% sold by lot. All five cover lots saw very competitive bidding with two landing within estimate and three climbing over their estimates. To view auction results, click here.
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Winter Sale Highlights
The top decoy lot was the Herrick-Ward Yellowlegs, which sold for $90,000. The McCleery Golden Plover by Charles Sumner Bunn or Bill Bowman brought $69,000, and the Swan by Charles Birch sold for $60,000. The top painting lot was Edmund Osthaus’s oil Pointer and Quail, which sold for $63,000, followed by Osthaus’s On Point, which brought $44,400.
The sale featured items from the collections of Richard and Lynn Gove, the Estate of Joyce and Larry Huffman, Ernest and Carolyn Kramer, Blair Ledingham, Grant Nelson, …Read the Rest