News & Announcements

Morphy Auctions is the discriminating collector’s #1 choice when it comes to buying or selling antiques and fine art. Our east and west coast locations makes our galleries easily accessible to potential auction bidders and consignors. Keep up to date with the latest news and information for Morphy auctions, discover divisional news, and share individual posts.

Fine & Decorative Arts

Exquisite Tiffany & Galle lamps, prized Amphora, paintings, old silver and jewels add luster to Morphy’s June 18-19 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

May 31, 2019

Also featured: American furniture, clocks, Asian and folk art, massive Bakelite collection   DENVER, Pa. – Imagine a selection of fine and decorative art whose quality is so superior, it all might easily have come from mythical Downton Abbey or the grandest of Newport estates. That’s the impression collectors might get while browsing through Morphy’s […]

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Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria

Highly important 1864 Civil War ‘Colored Troops’ pictorial battle flag set to lead Morphy’s June 13 Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria Auction

May 21, 2019

Likely the only surviving regimental battle flag of its type, it depicts a Black soldier waving goodbye beneath the motto ‘WE WILL PROVE OURSELVES MEN’   DENVER, Pa. – One of the most historically important American treasures ever to pass through Morphy Auctions’ gallery is the centerpiece of the central Pennsylvania company’s June 13 Edged […]

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Firearms

Morphy Auctions announces partnership with Beinfeld Productions, acquires stake in Las Vegas Antique Arms Show

May 16, 2019

57-year-old annual firearms show draws enthusiastic international contingent of exhibitors and attendees, including celebrities and legislators   DENVER, Pa. – Dan Morphy, president of Morphy Auctions, has announced the Pennsylvania company’s newly formed partnership with Beinfeld Productions, producers of the industry-leading Las Vegas Antique Arms Show (LVAAS).   “We’re very excited about our new association […]

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Advertising & General Store

Las Vegas Location Announcement

April 25, 2019

Morphy’s West Coast division specializing in antique coin-operated and gambling machines and antique advertising will relocate to flagship operation in Pa.   Following consolidation, Don Grimmer, Vice President of Morphy’s former Las Vegas gallery, will stay on as company’s Advertising & Coin-Op expert and sales team member.   DENVER, Pa. – After five highly successful […]

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Firearms

What to Consider When Buying a Machine Gun (part 3)

April 1, 2019

Machine Guns for the collector with historical priorities We discussed the different kinds of machine gun purchasers/owners in part 1 of this newsletter series, and subsequently zeroed-in specifically on what would make a good entry level machine gun in part 2. In this article we will examine guns with an appeal to the historical machine […]

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Coin-Op & Gambling

Morphy’s plans lively April 12-14 Vegas auction featuring Old West relics, coin-op and gambling machines, pristine antique advertising

March 25, 2019

Featured: Robb cigar store Indian, 1915 prototype Coke bottle, rare Native-American art & implements, rare 1960s arcade booth to ‘Record Your Own Voice’   LAS VEGAS – All of the authentic Old West elements one would expect to see in a classic John Wayne movie will take center stage at Morphy Auctions’ Las Vegas gallery […]

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