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of the Washington Post on May 6, 2005
Mentioned by Jura Koncius of the Washington Post as one of the best places to find out about auctions and estate sales.
The Mid-Atlantic Website for all Things Antique & Collectible
Franklin Auction Company is located in Franklin, North Carolina and they usually hold a weekly Saturday night auctions as well as
other auctions throughout the week. Franklin specializes in estate and antique auctions and features items from the Farmlands
and Amish communities of the mid-western states including primitives, vintage glass, antique furniture and collectibles.
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Recent Auction - Charles G. Martignette Art Collection
Charles G. Martignette was an art collector and investor from Hallandale,Florida. He collected everything from pin-ups to fine prints and vintage lithographs and his collection included items from
such premier artists as J.C. Leyendecker, Norman Rockwell and W. Herbert Dutton. He amassed such a huge collection of magazine
and book illustrations that it reportedly took three large trucks to carry it all to auction after his death.
On July 15, 2009, some 311 works from Mr. Martignette’s estate sold at Heritage Auction Galleries of Dallas, Texas for more than $3.1
million, which was a drop in the bucket considering that his estate has more than 4300 pieces of art. The auction which took
more than seven hours to complete because of all the interest, is the first of several planned by the auction house to liquidate the