December 2023

Leski Auctions

English aviator Amy Johnson remembered in Australian auction

Melbourne-based Leski Auctions forthcoming and last sale for 2023 contains a tribute to English pioneering aviator Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia, a feat she completed in 19 days in a Gypsy Moth on May 24, 1930 by landing at Darwin.

Sadly, her life was cut short at age 38 during World War II while transporting Royal Air Force aircraft around the country when she crashed into the River Thames and drowned.

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Leski Auctions

Australian photograhic history a great auction chance for camera buffs

Camera buffs once more will have the chance of obtaining a piece of Melbourne’s photographic history when Part II of the Michael family camera museum collection goes under the hammer from 12pm Tuesday December 12 at 727-729 High Street, Armadale.

Some 16 months since the first sale, this auction has a comprehensive range of almost 700 cameras dating back to the early days of photography.

Situated on the corner of Elizabeth and Lonsdale Streets in Melbourne’s CBD, Michaels Cameras housed the world’s largest private camera museum with more than 3000 items.

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Philips Auctions

Art collectors - this is your lucky auction day

Art collectors can have a field day at Philips Auctions forthcoming Christmas sale that features a collection of limited-edition prints, etchings and lithographs by several of Australia’s best-known artists – assembled by an 89-year-old Melbourne collector keen to pass it on to fellow stalwarts.

The online decorative arts and jewellery auction, finishing from 9.30am Monday December 11 at 47 Glenferrie Road, Malvern, is a great opportunity to acquire a suitable Christmas present for family and friends.

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