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Catalogues Auction 22 – pdf-files available

The catalogues of our forthcoming auction (postpondes schedule January 16th, 2021)
are available as pdf-files for download.

Online catalogues (our website, and : Coming soon.

Auction 22 Postponement

We are postponing – because of covid-19-pandemic – our previous auction 22.

New schedule:

Auction 22 – Saturday, Jan 16, 2021

Anticipation is the great joy:

pdf-catalogues available from November 2nd

Catalogue shipment second week of november

Preview starts November 23rd (only by appointment)

The Book Collection of the Achilles Foundation

We offer this outstanding collection of German Bookart of the 20th Century in our forthcoming auction.

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Complete catalogue Auction 22-1

Word record in our past Fall Auction

EUR 22,000 hammer-price for Polke’s “Freundinnen”:
World Record Hammer-price (regarding

Marbach First

The hammer-price for the Kafka Manuscript of 150,000 EUR was bid by an American private collector. After the collector noticed that he had “outpaced” the German Literature Archive Marbach as the direct sub-bidder, he decided the night after the auction to pass on his purchase in favor of this institute. In addition, he promotes this takeover by financial compensation of the last bidding step: “The seller should not be the victim of my decision,” wrote the German-born collector.

Ulrich von Bülow, Head of the Marbach Archive, is delighted with this noble gesture. We’ve not experienced something like that in many years, he said.

Hammer-prices of Auction 17