The immaculately restored World War II aircraft was the star in a remarkable week of sales that featured Marie Antoinette’s chair, and rare works by celebrated Old Masters
Having attracted media attention across the world, the immaculately restored Vickers Supermarine Spitfire P9347 sold for £3,106,500, establishing a new world record price for any Spitfire at auction. One of only two restored Mk.1 models still flying, the historic plane inspired competitive bidding,…Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on July 11, 2015 at 1:16pm — No Comments
Lights out, everybody.
On Miskatonic Mondays we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror it spawned.
BrinkVision, the independent distributor behind the releases of films such as Sonno Profondo and Tin Can Man, have announced that they will be releasing a limited edition Blu-ray H.P. Lovecraft’s The Color Out of Space on July 7th, 2015. The indie horror…Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on July 6, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
Some fireworks that are very old can still pack a wallop! So please stand back while I light the fuse on the July edition of Pilsner's Picks. Included this month is a rare, late electrcal recording by John Philip Sousa's marching band. "The March King" began recording on Edison cylinders back in the 1890's, and most of his records were made in the very low-fi acoustical format that was the industry standard until 1925. Then, the new electrical recording method was perfected, and it…Continue
Added by Pilsner Panther on July 1, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments