• Short Summary

    HISTORY WILL BE MADE ON MAY 24 WHEN, FOR THE FIRST TIME, AN AUCTION WILL BE HELD SIMULTANEOUSLY IN LONDON AND IN NEW YORK.

  • Description

    HISTORY WILL BE MADE ON MAY 24 WHEN, FOR THE FIRST TIME, AN AUCTION WILL BE HELD SIMULTANEOUSLY IN LONDON AND IN NEW YORK. THE TWO AUCTION ROOMS WILL BE LINKED BY MEANS OF THE "EARLY BIRD" SATELLITE, WHICH WILL TRANSMIT PICTURES OF WHAT IS GOING ON IN LONDON TO NEW YORK, AND VICE-VERSA. AMONG THE ITEMS TO BE AUCTIONED IS A PAINTING BY SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL. IT SHOWS MENAGGIO BESIDE LAKE COMO.

    THE AUCTION IS BEING ORGANISED BY THE FAMOUS FIRM OF LONDON ART AUCTIONEERS, SOTHEBYS. THE PAINTINGS WILL BE BROUGHT UP FOR AUCTION IN THEIR LONDON GALLERY, AND PROSPECTIVE AMERICAN BIDDERS WILL WATCH THE SALE FROM THE PARKER-BENNET GALLERY IN NEW YORK.

    ALSO TO BE AUCTIONED ARE A NUMBER OF OLD BOOKS AND PRINTS OF AMERICAN INTEREST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA61TMB5YD42IKS1H6D3U9ECUXM
    Media URN:
    VLVA61TMB5YD42IKS1H6D3U9ECUXM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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