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New York Times: Art Auctions Without the Attitude

There are lower prices, no air-kissing and not as much scholarship at […] the many smaller auction houses like them across the United States that sell a range of items, not just fine art. But what is often evident in the buyers is a certain simple, refreshing love for the art and for a bargain.

Maine Antique Digest: Presidential Ephemera Sold at Roland Auctions NY

A small group of collectors gathered in the street-level salesroom of Greenwich Village-based Roland Auctions NY on February 19 to bid at the first of several auctions containing collections from the estate of Dr. Alan York…

PC Magazine: Saying Farewell to Tekserve and Paying Big Bucks for Tech History

Before Tekserve closed its doors, the iconic Manhattan repair shop auctioned off the classic tech lining its walls.

Antiques & The Arts Weekly: Nine Works By Belgian Artist James Ensor Surface At Roland

It is not every day that an auctioneer lands an estate like that of Leon Fischer.

Hyperallergic: From a Melted Mac to Vintage Robots, Relics from Tekserve Go to Auction

On Monday, legendary tech shop Tekserve shuttered after a 29-year-run. Many have mourned the end of what was considered the precursor to the Apple Store — including a number of new media artists…

Times Herald Record: Works of ‘Genius’ to be sold

Charles Lamb called his need to create “my curse.” He spent decades using his Livingston Manor property as a palette for his metal- and wood-crafting skills and a repository for hundreds of antique decorative-art and sculpture pieces he collected in obscurity.

New York Post: Arthur from the Block

I always think of that story when I stroll past the house. I thought of it again the other day at the Roland Auction House on East 11th Street, where I was surrounded by the contents of 9 St. Luke’s Place…

New York Times: Adding Some Guesswork to Memorabilia Sales, Just for Televised Fun

Four buyers, but no clue as to which one is willing to pay the most. “If only I could drill into their heads and see what they’re thinking,” these hopefuls must be musing.

Entertainment Weekly: FINAL OFFER is Tonight’s Best TV

“In the latest bidding/auction show, four of the country’s top dealers use their own money to buy valuable things like historical artifacts and original works of art.”

Playbill: “The Way He Was”: Estate of Arthur Laurents Will Be Auctioned

“The Way He Was,” items from the estate of late Tony Award-winning playwright and director Arthur Laurents, will be publicly auctioned through Roland Auctions of New York City in early June…

Broadway World: Photo Flash: Roland Auctions of NYC to Sell Estate of Arthur Laurents, 6/2

Roland Auctions of New York City will be selling the estate of legendary playwright, director, and screenwriter, Arthur Laurents on Saturday, June 2, 2012…

ArtFix Daily: Estate of Broadway Producer Arthur Laurents at Roland Auctions New York

The estate of legendary Broadway playwright and director Arthur Laurents, will be at auction on Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at Roland Auctions in New York City…

Broadway World: Discovery Channel to Premiere New Reality Series FINAL OFFER, 5/31

Buying and selling may seem like simple tasks, but when it comes to valuable antiques and rare collectibles, the stakes are higher than ever…

Auction Central News: Roland to sell Broadway legend Arthur Laurents’ estate June 2

The estate of legendary Broadway playwright and director Arthur Laurents will be auctioned on Saturday, June 2, at Roland Auctions…

Newsday: LIer on collectibles show

BILL ME. Got an antique or collectible you want to sell? On Discovery’s new “Final Offer,” premiering Thursday at 10 p.m., you can haggle over the best price with four experts…