A photograph signed by Abraham Lincoln and Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt revolver are among hundreds of rare collectibles that will hit the auction block during two diverse auctions at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, 10345 N. Scottsdale Rd., in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thurs., July 30 and Sun., August 2.
The "Summer Catalog Auction" begins at 11 a.m. PDT on Thursday, July 30 and features a signed 19th century carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, several original pastel pieces by famed artist Diego Rivera (1886-1957), a "Still Life" oil painting by French artist Bernard Buffet (1928-1999), four bronze sculptures by the late Dave McGary (1958-2013), an autographed Barbara Streisand music score, Asian furniture, historic books, fine jewelry and much more. The public can preview items on Wed., July 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again starting at 9 a.m. on Thurs., July 30 before the auction begins.
J. Levine also will open its doors on Sunday, August 2 for a special engagement, "The Estate of the Late Ted Hansen" auction at 1 p.m. PDT. The auction features dozens of firearms, Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt Single Action Army Revolver with documentation from Colt, an 1861 Remington Old Army Revolver (44 Caliber), a large glass-eyed duck decoy collection, vintage hunting items, knife collection, 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle, classic 1970 Triumph car, a 1960 Piper Comanche PA-24-250 airplane and more. Doors open on August 2 at 11 a.m. and the public can preview items Wed., July 29 through Friday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bidders can register online and place their bids now or bid on each auction day in person, online or via phone. Auctions are subject to a 15 percent Buyers Premium (20 percent for Internet and phone bidders). Live online bidding can be accessed through www.jlevines.com
or through www.invaluable.com. For information, visit www.jlevines.com or call (480) 496-2212.