Fine Books & Manuscripts
Our first book auction of 2020 is set to highlight several strong sections that will include an array of Sherlockiana, fine bindings, modern first editions, and illustrated works. High spots will also include fine prints by Joan Miró and Keith Haring, and a limited-edition elephant folio of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Elihu Vedder. Rounding out the sale will be a strong selection of James Bond and Ian Fleming books, including first editions, signed books, and associated ephemera.
Catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the auction. Previews will be held in our gallery April 16—17, 10—5pm
May Magic Auction
Our May auction features a strong selection of Houdiniana - including rare postcards, signed photographs, early letters, programs, and memorabilia. Other highlights include ephemera from the careers of Chung Ling Soo, Jose Frakson, and Harry Kellar. Memorabilia and magic tricks from the career of Johnny Thompson, a/k/a The Great Tomsoni, will round out the sale. Among these items will be his awards, props, hairpieces (!), and show-used costumes.
Catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the auction. Previews will be held in our gallery April 30 - May 1, 10—5pm
Coin-Op & Advertising
Our June sale will feature hundreds of coin-operated machines in every popular category, from early and rare vending machines to slots, trade stimulators, and arcade games. Casino memorabilia and gambling collectibles from several Reno institutions will also be offered, including memorabilia from Harold's Club and Harrah's. Complementing the machines will be a wide variety of advertising signs, clocks, and decorative items.
Catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the auction. Previews will be held in our gallery June 4—5, 10—5pm