Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Bonham's Greenwich Concours d'Elegance Auction

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio Convertible US$ 900,000 - 1.1 million
More than 250 of the world’s finest and rarest classic cars were on display for The 2016 Greenwich Concours d’ Elegance at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on a verdant peninsula in Greenwich Harbor, Connecticut.

1935 Ford Model 48 3-Window Rumble Seat Coupe US$ 60,000 - 80,000

1932 Duesenberg Model J Tourster US$ 625,000 - 875,000

1954 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe US$ 70,000 - 90,000

1935 SS90 Roadster US$ 250,000 - 400,000

1938 Jaguar SS100 2½ Liter Roadster US$ 280,000 - 380,000

1968 MAZDA 110S COSMO SPORT COUPE US$ 150,000 - 200,000

1938 Bantam Boulevard Delivery US$ 35,000 - 40,000

The last Checker Cab in active service in New York City 1965 Checker Marathon Taxi "Janie" US$ 10,000 - 15,000

Very early post-WWII example 1946 Volkswagen Type 11 "Beetle" US$ 75,000 - 125,000

1960 Ford Thunderbird Convertible US$ 50,000 - 70,000

1957 Pontiac Star Chief Safari Sport Wagon US$ 35,000 - 45,000

1954 Buick Skylark Convertible US$ 80,000 - 100,000

1938 Mercedes-Benz 320 Long Wheelbase Kombination Roadster US$ 750,000 - 850,000

1939 Packard Twelve 1708 Convertible Sedan US$ 160,000 - 200,000

1988 Lamborghini Jalpa 3.5 Targa US$ 70,000 - 100,000

SolGold PLC - AIM: SOLG.l

SolGold PLC - AIM: SOLG.l carries a diverse portfolio of exploration projects in Ecuador, Solomon Islands and Australia.

SolGold has been focused on the Andean Copper Belt in Northern Ecuador since 2012. The Cascabel Project is SolGold's flagship project.
On January 4, 2017 the company released News

The Board of SolGold (AIM code: SOLG) is pleased to provide the following exploration update for the Company's Cascabel copper-gold porphyry project in Ecuador.

Hole 19 intersects over 800m of significant copper mineralisation from 325.6m to current depth 1161.5m, including a more intensely mineralised section from 545.9m.
Bornite (or 'peacock ore', a copper rich sulphide mineral containing 63% copper, prized in commercial copper concentrates) and molybdenite are present in the mineralised section of hole 19. Up to 2.0% bornite and 4.3% chalcopyrite (35% copper) has been visually logged over selected short intervals.


Monday, January 30, 2017

Nexus Gold Corp. - NXS.v

Nexus Gold Corp. - NXS.v is currently developing two projects in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The Bouboulou gold concession is a near-surface exploration project with numerous historical gold occurrences of both length and grade. The Niangouela gold concession is located on the Boromo Greenstone Belt.

On January 24, 2017 the company released NEWS

Nexus Gold Corp. ("Nexus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: NXS, OTC: NXXGF, FSE: N6E) is pleased to report that it has received gold assays from five further samples taken from its Niangouela gold project located in Burkina Faso, Africa.

The Company's exploration team returned to the property in early January 2017 to further investigate the main quartz vein on the Niangouela permit. During this visit the Company's geologists recovered quartz vein material from two separate shafts currently being exploited by artisanal miners (orpilleurs).

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Sotheby’s Important Jewels Sale

18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Yellow Sapphire, Amethyst and Diamond ‘Licorne’ Brooch, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. circa 1955. $ 62,500
Sotheby’s Important Jewels sale took place in New York on September 24th and 25th.

Over 500 lots achieved $18,400,000.

18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Ruby Bead and Diamond ‘Boule’ Ring, Cartier. $ 93,750

Sapphire and diamond stylized bow brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1937. $162,500

Gold, Coral and Coin Necklace, Bulgari circa 1980. $ 42,500

Gold, Platinum, Tourmaline, Opal and Diamond Brooch, Tiffany & Co. circa 1910. $ 22,500

18 Karat Gold, Hardstone and Onyx Longchain, Bulgari, circa 1975. $15,000

18 Karat Gold and Silver Coin Necklace, Bulgari, circa 1972. $ 43,750

18 Karat Gold, Enamel and Colored Stone ‘Parrot’ Brooch, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., circa 1965. $ 47,500

Gold, Colored Stone and Diamond Necklace, Carlo and Arthur Giuliano. $ 37,500

Platinum, Gold, Colored Stone, Diamond and Enamel 'House' Brooch, Raymond Yard. $ 62,500

Platinum, Diamond, Ruby, Emerald and Onyx Bracelet. $ 32,000