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September 9, 2016

LHA PURSUITS | SIX4 Creative

Ryan BeshelPrincipal/Founder at SIX4 Creative Ryan Beshel joins us again to offer his picks for the Luxury Accessories and Couture auction, September 13-14. Formerly the Digital Marketing Lead for Purely Fashion, publicist for the iconic 900 North Michigan Shops and runway model agent for Agency Galatea, Ryan is now catering his talents to his business,…

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August 24, 2016

LHA PURSUITS | JEWELS DU JOUR

Natalie Bos BetteridgeFounder of Jewels du Jour Natalie Bos Betteridge is the founder of Jewels du Jour, a jewelry blog that is dedicated to the discovery and exploration of important jewelry. Everyday, the website highlights jewels from the masters of both the past and present, www.jewelsdujour.com. Currently, Natalie is also the social media manager at Betteridge, a…

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August 17, 2016

The Estate of Robert and Lois Orchard

Robert and Lois Orchard of St. Louis built their collection by pursuing works from prestigious exhibitions to print advertisements Throughout their lives, Robert and Lois Orchard supported and enriched the creative community in their hometown of St. Louis and beyond. The Orchards were well known for their habitual attendance at opera performances and their beautifully curated…

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August 2, 2016

Saint Louis Zoo Association’s Collection of Wildlife Art

Thirty-nine works of art and two books from the Saint Louis Zoo Association's collection will be offered in the St. Louis Fall Auction. Before photography, wildlife art captured the history of wildlife in specific areas, chronicled exploration and travel, and illustrated popular sporting game. In recent history, wildlife art is used to illustrate the beauty…

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July 5, 2016

What to Look for When Buying Antique Jewelry at Auction

Director of the Important Jewelry and Fine Timepieces department, Alexander Eblen, explains characteristics of antique jewelry and what to look for when buying these unique heirlooms at auction. Working with true antique jewelry that is 100+ years old is a great joy for the jewelry team at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Many people find antique jewelry intimidating or hard…

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Young Collector Event
June 15, 2016

Young Collectors bid on $1 baseballs in support of Marcelo Eli and Art Wing Contemporary

On June 9, a group of Chicago young collectors gathered for an exhibition featuring large-scale works from the Chicago-based artist Marcelo Eli, curated by Claire Molek and hosted by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Art Wing Contemporary. The event, Heroes Get Remembered but Legends Never Die, was Marcelo's first solo show and as part of the exhibition, an instructional auction…

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Ryan Beshel Couture Tag sale
June 1, 2016

TASTEMAKER’S TOP FIVE | COUTURE TAG SALE

Ryan BeshelPrincipal at SIX4 Creative, LLC Formerly the Digital Marketing Lead for Purely Fashion, the first in-house publicist for the iconic 900 North Michigan Shops and runway model agent for Agency Galatea, Ryan is now catering his talents to his new business, SIX4 Creative. Ryan enjoys showcasing his thoughts on style, trends and celebrity fashion…

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May 17, 2016

Two Important Private Collections in St. Louis this June

The St. Louis summer auction, June 9-10 will be made up of two important private collections—the Property from the Collection of Kenneth Fugate and Carroll Heath, San Francisco, CA and Property from the Private Collection of a Lady, St. Louis. Having filled their magnificent Eastlake Stick Victorian home in San Francisco with a beloved collection…

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May 6, 2016

American Illustrators in Fine Art Auction

Before digital fashion photography, Photoshop and airbrushing, American magazines relied on the talent of advertising and fashion illustrators to insure their covers made a splash. Norman Rockwell, the most recognized example of these illustrators, often depicted every day life in a comedic way in his magazine covers, several of which we have sold in past…

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April 29, 2016

MARY TODD LINCOLN LETTER AMONG 100 AUTOGRAPHED LETTERS IN LINCOLN BOOK

A particularly nasty letter from Mary Todd Lincoln will be on the block May 5 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers as part of a rare three-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln. Offered during the Fine Books and Manuscripts auction, the biography has been supplemented with over 100 autographed letters, documents and photographs from the President himself, his…

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