May 2019: Vic and Rena Rowan Damone and Additions
Wed, May 1st, 2019 at 5:00pm EDT
Property of Vic and Rena Rowan Damone, Palm Beach, FL. Vic Damone (born Vito Rocco Farinola; June 12, 1928 – February 11, 2018) was an American traditional pop and big band singer, actor, radio and television presenter, and legendary crooner. Frank Sinatra said that Damone had “the best set of pipes in the business”. Married to Irena Rowan (Rena) Damone (January 4, 1928 – November 6, 2016) was one of highest-paid women in the U.S. as the lead designer at Jones Apparel Group, the company, whose brands included Jones New York and the Rena Rowan collection, went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 1991. Join us for an evening of fine items from this estate as well as many others.
Sat, May 11th, 2019 at 2:00pm EDT
Hill Auction Gallery is proud to bring to market a fantastic assortment of numismatic offerings. This vast coin collection was lovingly assembled by one passionate collector over a lifetime. This grouping comes from the estate of a former Miami area mayor. Some of the auction highlights include an About Uncirculated example of the 1853 $20 .900 Assay, as well as numerous high grade Classic Commemoratives. There are also some rare Chinese coins represented in this auction with numerous gold and platinum Unicorns and Pandas. Lastly there are some interesting coins from the Pobjoy Mint and a 5 ounce Gold Angle of which only 94 were ever minted. Many of the graded coins come in older generation PCGS and NGC holders with some in the hard to fine Rattler holders. We hope you have a place in your collection for one or more of these fantastic coins.
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