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July 2014

Bonhams, July 17, 2014
Location: London       Number of lots: 669      Percent sold: 71.08
Sale Total: $881,830 / £515,690 (inclusive of the 17.5 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $1,061,910 / £621,000 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $1,286,553 / £752,370 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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Sotheby's, July 16-17, 2014
Location: London       Number of lots: 1,071      Percent sold: 68.6
Sale Total: $2,219,036 / £1,297,682 (inclusive of the 17.5 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $2,709,427 / £1,584,460 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $3,453,978 / £2,019,870 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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June 2014

Hart Davis Hart, June 27-28, 2014
Location: Chicago       Number of lots: 2,990      Percent sold: 99.6
Sale Total: $8,018,797 (inclusive of the 19.5 percent buyer's premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $5,645,990 (exclusive of the buyer's premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $8,424,370 (exclusive of the buyer's premium)
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Acker Merrall & Condit, June 26, 2014
Location: New York       Number of lots: 714      Percent sold: 96
Sale Total: $2,463,516 (inclusive of the 23.5 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $1,995,450 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $2,724,000 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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Sotheby's, June 21, 2014
Location: New York       Number of lots: 568      Percent sold: 99.2
Sale Total: $1,724,493.75 (inclusive of the 22.5 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $1,140,650 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $1,582,100 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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Sotheby's, June 18, 2014
Location: London       Number of lots: 596      Percent sold: 90.1
Sale Total: $1,382,251 / £813,089 (inclusive of the 17.5 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $1,253,462 / £735,600 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $1,611,745 / £945,860 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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Spectrum, June 14, 2014
Location: Beverly Hills       Number of lots: 1,946      Percent sold: 84
Sale Total: $1,286,860 (inclusive of the 21 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $915,000 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $1,269,000 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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Heritage Auctions, June 13-14, 2014
Location: Beverly Hills       Number of lots: 1,244      Percent sold: 96.5
Sale Total: $2,670,000 (inclusive of the 22 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: N/A
Pre-sale high estimate: $2,100,000 (exclusive of buyer's premium)
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Christie's, June 5, 2014
Location: London       Number of lots: 628      Percent sold: 73
Sale Total: $1,900,604 / £1,135,367 (inclusive of the 17 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $2,215,608 / £1,319,600 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $2,832,741 / £1,687,160 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
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Wally's, June 5, 2014
Location: New York       Number of lots: 761      Percent sold: 95.4
Sale Total: $2,807,160 (inclusive of the 20 percent buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale low estimate: $2,154,500 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
Pre-sale high estimate: $3,216,550 (exclusive of the buyer’s premium)
“Everything is going strong. Bordeaux and California are enjoying a turnaround,” enthused Michael Jessen, Wally’s President and CEO.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

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