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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.

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Cash Registers as Collectibles

June 9, 2020

With the majority of people now completing transactions with credit and debit cards instead of cash, the focus in the checkout line has shifted from the cash register to the pin pad. Modern-day cash registers are bland, utilitarian machines. If you were asked to describe the last one you saw, you might hesitate and then […]

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The Death of a Legend: Joseph Manton

May 8, 2020

In 2005, Nigel Brown, the legal advisor and secretary to the Gun Trade Association and team member of the British Association for Shooting and Conversation, published British Gunmakers: Volume 1, London. Rightfully considered one of the authoritative books on British gunmaking data, what gun would you have chosen to adorn the cover? Perhaps a Boss […]

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Morphy’s presents The Susquehanna Collection of antique furniture, historical firearms, decorative and fine art in Jan. 16 single-consignor auction

January 2, 2020

Highly refined 40-year collection includes unique Revolutionary War long guns and powder horns; 18th C. Philadelphia and NY furniture; paintings, fraktur   DENVER, Pa. – On January 16, Morphy Auctions will launch its 2020 roster of high-profile gallery events with the 220-lot sale of an extraordinary Pennsylvania collection. Dubbed “The Susquehanna Collection,” the unique assemblage […]

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Toy & Doll

Morphy’s shines spotlight on rare antique toys, banks and figural novelties, plus out-of-this-world space toys in Sept. 24-25 auction

September 3, 2019

Circa-1880 ‘Roller Skating’ cast-iron mechanical bank expected to make $80K-$120K   DENVER, Pa. – Although Morphy Auctions is one of America’s largest and busiest auction houses, with a year-round calendar of sales in many categories, the Pennsylvania-based company launched its business in 1997 with a specialty in fine antique toys and banks. Their enduring leadership […]

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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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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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