Category Archives: auction

Daguerreian Society Auction Oct 28th

Toronto. On the 15th last week the Daguerreian Society sent me a notice that its annual auction was nearly ready online and a preview could be had. Check it out to see what images and ephemera you could add to … Continue reading

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PHSC Estate Auction Nov 19, 2017

Toronto. Our annual fall auction will be an estate auction. While all people are welcome, we cannot accept any more lots. We do have many interesting and exciting pieces for the collector and film using affection-ado. <<Click the icon to … Continue reading

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A March 1843 Daguerreotype portrait

Toronto. Where would we be without the thoughtful benefit of George Dunbar? Once again George found a photographically interesting item and sent me a quick note. Sotheby’s, the famous auction house, will auction off a daguerreotype of the 6th president … Continue reading

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…beginning to see the light

Toronto. It seems like just yesterday that I headed to my darkroom to develop my Leica negatives and make some prints using my hands to dodge and burn to improve the contrast. I would spend one night developing negatives and … Continue reading

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Posters at an auction

Toronto. I used one of the few (only?) photographic posters under the hammer at Swann Galleries on August 2, 2017. The poster (Sale 2453, Lot 81) advertises glass plates by Jougla, or in French Plaques Jougla.  It translates to “Night … Continue reading

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Westlicht Camera Auction June 10, 2017

Toronto. A regular contributor of notices to this author is the well known Westlicht Gallery in Vienna, Austria. Their latest auction next week is a fabulous opportunity for those of you wishing to augment your collection with some rare beauties. … Continue reading

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High End Camera Auction May 29th – Toronto

Toronto. Lily Singh sent me an email yesterday evening. A.H. Wilkens auction house in Toronto is holding an auction of high end camera equipment on Monday, May 29th, 2017 (viewing of lots on Sunday the 28th). Have a look at … Continue reading

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Swann Galleries, NYC Auction Today

Toronto. Ms Daile Kaplan of the Swann Galleries in NYC sent me a note that her next auction of photographs and photo books takes place today, April 20th 2017 at 1:30pm local time. Have a look and see if your … Continue reading

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A Day at the Auction

Toronto. We had a great auction Sunday. Great turnout. Great lots. Great prices. The auction was held once again at the Legion Hall 101 in Long Branch. Bob Wilson was tied up so we had a new recorder – David … Continue reading

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Pictures for an Auction March 19, 2017

Toronto. The latest PHSC auction will take place this month. These are some of the items to be auctioned (shown here on our web site – click the small icon that comes up to see the slide show and then click on any … Continue reading

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