A first edition of W B Yeats poem Easter 1916 has sold for 7,100 euro at Adam’s auctioneers in Dublin.
Written in 1916, the poem sets out Yeats mixed feelings on the event. Only 25 copies were published and distributed among a select number of people for fear of its political impact.
One first edition copy is in the National Library in Dublin and one in the British Library, the whereabouts of the other 22 copies are unknown.
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Yeats Easter 1916 Poem Auctioned
This year the auction is at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo.
Mark Lettenbichler, Area General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, said the auction which will feature five smaller white truffles as well as the ‘Queen Tartufo’ star fungus.
Last year, the highest bid at the Alba Truffle Auction was 208,000 US dollars for a 750 gram truffle.
White truffles grow naturally underground with tree roots in Italy. Proceeds from Sunday’s auction will go to a Tokyo-based charity.
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10th Annual World Alba White Truffle Auction
LehighAuctions.com Announces Free Services From 12:00am, November 15, 2008 until 12:00am, November 30, 2008.
LehighAuctions.com is cutting their fees on all auctions to $0.00. Bill, from Lehigh Auctions said “All users listing merchandise on LehighAuctions.com, between 12:00am November 15, 2008 until 12:00am, November 30, 2008 will be billed for $0.00 whether it sells or not”
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LehighAuctions.com Announces Free Services Nov 15-30
Rapp auction house will hold a stamp auction in Wil, Switzerland, from 24 to 27 November. For the first time, bidders will have the opportunity to join in the bidding live on the internet. Sales totalling around 15 million Swiss francs are anticipated.
Rapp Auction House
Phone: +41-71-923 77 44
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Swiss Stamp Auction Nov 24-27
Total proceeds of the 59th Distinguished Number Plates Auction organized by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) exceeded Dhs23.5m, led by the number plate E-30, which was sold for Dh4 million, such that the two-digit numbers on offer (E-30 and F-59) topped Dh6m.
Ahmed Bahrozyan, CEO of RTA Licensing Agency, said that the Auction attracted a wide spectrum of bidders from all UAE emirates.
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Dubai 59th Number Plates Auction