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Invaluable Announces Online Bidding on Leland Little Auctions Summer Catalogue Auction

Auction to be held June 11-13, 2015, featuring sessions of Rare & Fine Wine, Fine Estate Jewelry & Watches, 20th Century Arts & Design and Fine & Decorative Arts

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:00 am EDT


"We are looking forward to offering online bidding on their upcoming Summer Catalogue Auction, and expect to see significant turnout from Invaluable bidders participating in this sale."

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invaluable, the world’s leading online live auction marketplace, and Leland Little Auctions, a premier auction gallery located in Hillsborough, North Carolina, today announced that Invaluable is offering online bidding on the upcoming Summer Catalogue Auction by Leland Little Auctions. The three-day sale, taking place from June 11-13, 2015, will feature a selection of fine wines and vintage spirits, fine estate jewelry and watches, furniture and fine and decorative art from a variety of important estates and collections.

“Leland Little Auctions is one of the premier auction houses in the US, and the merchandise they offer as part of their auction sales has proven to be extremely popular with Invaluable bidders,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO. “We are looking forward to offering online bidding on their upcoming Summer Catalogue Auction, and expect to see significant turnout from Invaluable bidders participating in this sale.”

The three-day auction will kick off with the Rare & Fine Wine featuring Vintage Spirits session on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 6:00pm ET. The Rare & Fine Wine department at Leland Little Auctions is known for offering the largest wine auctions in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States, and the upcoming sale will feature more than 300 lots. Fine and rare wine highlights from the session include 12 bottles of a Vintage 2004, Chateauneuf du Pape, estimated at $1,900 - $2,200; six bottles of a Vintage 2006 Opus One, which are estimated to realize $1,000 - $1,300 and eight bottles of a Vintage 2001 Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia, estimated at $900 - $1,200. Noteworthy vintage spirits offered as part of the session include a bottle of Vintage 1969 Glenlivit Whisky, estimated at $500 - $750 and a bottle of Martell VSOP Cognac, estimated at $500 - $750.

The sale will continue on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, with the Fine Estate Jewelry & Watches session. Featuring more than 175 lots, particularly noteworthy items from this session include a Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring, which is estimated to realize $40,000 - $60,000, as well as a Cartier Lady’s Baignoire Watch, estimated at $6,000 - $12,000. The sale also features a Platinum Aquamarine and Diamond Brooch, estimated at $5,000 - $10,000 and an Art Deco Sapphire and Diamond Ring, estimated at $3,500 - $6,000.

The auction will continue later in the evening at 6:00pm ET, with the 20th Century Arts & Design session, featuring the oil painting Red Landscape by Hale Woodruff, which is expected to realize $15,000 - $20,000. Additional lots of note include an untitled print by Luis Gonzalez Palma from the Portfolio "Quietly, She Contemplates Her Solitude,” which is estimated at $6,000 - $9,000; and oil painting Macetas by Eduardo Abela, which is expected to realize $5,000 - $7,000.

The final day of the auction will feature the Fine & Decorative Arts session, taking place on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 9:00am ET. Highlights of the sale include a 1966 Mercedes Benz 250 SE Cabriolet and a 1937 Ford Oze Custom Street Rod, both estimated at $30,000 - $50,000. Additional lots of note include the oil painting Coucher de Soleil Sur La Riviere by Henri Lebasque, which is estimated to realize $20,000 - $40,000, the watercolor Venice by Jean Dufy, which is expected to realize $10,000 - $20,000, and oil painting City II by Boris Gurvich, also estimated at $10,000 - $20,000.

For more information or to see the fully illustrated catalogue and bid online, please visit

About Invaluable

Invaluable, a leading online live auction marketplace, features a live online bidding platform that allows collectors and dealers to bid in real-time in auctions held around the world. As the leading developer of SaaS and e-commerce applications for the auction industry, Invaluable provides auction houses with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Invaluable’s best-in-class historical price database includes more than 58 million complete auction results, totaling more than $204 billion in value. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has an office in the United Kingdom. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter: @InvaluableLive.

About Leland Little Auctions

Leland Little Auctions specializes in the consigning and auctioning of fine objects from estates and collections, with Department Directors focusing on many areas, including Estate Jewelry, Fine Art, Asian Art, Modernism, Silver, Furniture and Fine Wine.

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This Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring is being offered at auction by Leland Little Auctions on June 12, 2015, with online bidding available on (Photo: Business Wire)
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