Everard & Companyis pleased to present the fifth in a series of auctions of Important Photographic Equipment from the Private Collection of the Late James A. Collins, Jr. Also included in the auction is a large group of property from the Collection of William L. Springer II, photo journalist and Detroit newspaper publisher, as well as other owners. One of the highlights of the auction is the M7 Titanium John Botte 9/11 Memorial Camera. This is a one-of-a-kind camera designed by John Botte and produced by Leica AG Solms in 2005. Be sure to look at the photos showing this camera being made; a rare glimpse inside the Leica factory. Other highlights include the MP 227, Noctilux chrome prototype and the very early Nikon I, serial number 60933, the 12th Nikon camera produced by Nippon Kogaku c. 1946. James A. Lager, noted Leica historian and the author of authoritative volumes on Leica cameras, lenses and their accessories is acting as special consultant for the auction.Sherry Krauter, of Golden Touch Camera Repair, a highly regarded Leica technician is also acting as a consultant for the auction. If you would like to contact Sherry for any service related estimate please e-mail her firstname.lastname@example.org visit her website atwww.sherrykrauter.com. Enjoy the auction! Amanda and Chris Everard
Tuesday, January 29th, 5-7pm
Wednesday, January 30th, 10-5pm
Thursday, January 31st, 10-5pm
This auction features Asian and Ethnographic art from the Collection of Ron Krannich that he amassed over the last 35 years. As a travel writer he spanned the globe, and as a collector he purchased items he was passionate about along the way.
Other highlights in the auction include American, English and French 18th and 19th century furniture and decorations, the steel sculpture featured above by Ernest Trova, a bronze of Cupid and Psyche by Eugene-Ernest Chretien, a 16th century portrait of Virgin and Child from the Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst, several works by Savannah artists Myrtle Jones, Christopher Murphy Jr. and Sr., Hattie Saussy and others.
Enjoy the auction!
Amanda and Chris Everard