Malcolm S. Forbes Collection Highlights $1+ Million Auction at Heritage


DALLAS, TX.- More than 100 extraordinary objects formerly displayed in the Forbes Galleries in New York City drew frenzied bidding from around the globe to help Heritage Auctions reach a total of more than $1 million in its June 1 Signature(r) Decorative Arts & Design and Gentleman Collector Auctions at the company’s Design District Annex in Dallas. All prices mentioned below include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “The Forbes property was 100% sold,” said Nicholas Dawes, Vice President of Special Collections at Heritage, “and most lots went well within or above estimate.” The collection was split between two auctions, held back-to-back during the day, with most offered in the “Gentleman Collector” afternoon event, which featured diverse property from several other American and European private collections, including a fine group of vintage walking canes, an important collection