The U.S. government has seized a dinosaur skeleton, sold by a Dallas-based auction house, in New York City. Officials say the fossil was unjustly taken from Mongolia.
A Florida dealer of fossils who acquired the remains of a dinosaur that the government plans to seize says he is “not some international bone smuggler.”
Imagine an appraisal event… similar to the Antiques Roadshow. Now stop imagining and gather all your treasures for an upcoming event in Dallas. Heritage Auctions will be appraising treasures during a free event in Dallas this weekend.
A dinosaur skeleton is scheduled to be taken by U.S. authorities Friday from the custody of an auction house after a judge permitted its seizure for its likely return home to Mongolia.
Relatives of legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley are offering up a collection of items in an auction that one expert said hits the mark for its breadth and sentimental value.
The Mongolian government and a Dallas-based auction house have agreed to cooperate to try to resolve their dispute over a dinosaur fossil that was sold despite a court order.
Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the famed pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City. More than 150 items were on sale.
At 48,000 square feet, the Champ D’Or Estate may be a Texas-sized home, but the façade resembles a French Chateau. The stunning home seems a world away –– in actuality, it sits just minutes off Interstate 35E in Hickory Creek just south of Denton.
Other cards featuring Honus Wagner have sold for more than $2 million.
Hickory Creek in Denton County is a nice little town with a few thousand residents. It’s right by a lake, it’s got a few restaurants, a Wal-Mart and it has a 48k sq ft Mansion called Champ d’Or (french for “Fields of Gold”).
People from all over the country come to Lewisville to one of the best auctioneer schools in the country.
There had to be an auction, but so soon? A black velvet dress that belonged to Whitney Houston and a pair of earrings she wore in “The Bodyguard” will be sold to the highest bidder next month.