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A FRAMED COMPOSITION OF TWELVE FINELY CARVED IVORY MEDALLIONS OF ROMAN EMPERORS AND A CARVED IVORY MINIATURE BUST.

CONTINENTAL, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY.

Including Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Titus and Domitian, surmounted by a carved ivory bust of an ancient general, possibly Alexander the Great.

Sotheby’s April 2010. photo collage by Hadrian6.

http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

Win a ukulele signed by the Bob’s Burgers cast!

This is your chance to win a cool red ukulele signed by the Bob’s Burgers voice cast and benefit a great cause–Bridges Academy, one of the nation’s few schools that educate “2e” (Twice Exceptional) students.

The iconic instrument and musical symbol of Bob’s Burgers is signed by H. Jon Benjamin (“Bob”), Kristen Schaal (“Louise”), Eugene Mirman (“Gene”), Dan Mintz (“Tina”), John Roberts (“Linda”), Larry Murphy (“Teddy”) and Sam Seder (“Hugo”).

Click the link to bid on this one-of-a-kind collector’s item. Proceeds from the winning bid will benefit Bridges Academy, a 5-12 school for gifted children with learning challenges located in Studio City, California.

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Heyo! I’m doing a little auction to get these cuties to a good home! Bunnies are in blue orbs and Jackalopes are in pink orbs! The auction ends May 1st at 6 PM CST. When a winner has been decided and contacted they will have 48 hours to pay or else the second highest bidder will win! Pay with Paypal only and with USD only! Thank you very much!

Bid here!

Current Bids

  • $20: Starting Bid
  • $30; I will give the character a small clothes reference to the side!
  • $50: I will edit the character however you would like![Face, markings, colors, etc]+all above
  • $75: I make a reference sheet of them! [Front, Back and Side view]+all above
  • $100: On the above reference sheet I’ll add two more poses with the character wearing the clothes of choose![There will still be a small clothes reference on the side too]+all above
  • $135: A colored sketch page!+all the above
  • $160: Yet another colored sketch page!!+Free chibi+all above
  • $220: A fully colored piece of the character+Free chibi+all above
  • $300: I will design a friend for your character [two poses]+Free chibi+all of the above
  • $500: All of the above for both characters!! As well as my happiness~

As owner of your wondrous new friend you have the rights to do just about anything with them EXCEPT resell them for higher than the buying price; keep them forever they wuv you!~

Thanks and happy rabbit hunting!

Stressed And Depressed Dispensary Grand Opening Art Auction

CANNABIS CULTURE - Finally! Announcing the Grand Opening party and art auction celebrating the unification of the recreational and medicinal marijuana movements. Come the new location, check out the art and get some free samples!

The Grand Opening Art Auction is on Wednesday, March 25th from 8pm to 11pm.

The Stressed And Depressed dispensary is located at 1353 E 41st Ave – just three doors away from Knight St. – behind Duffin’s Donuts and is open from 10am to 10pm daily.

Download our doctor’s booklets explaining the use of cannabis as a relaxant and/or anti-depressant to help you get a physicians statement even if you’re healthy!

Check us out online at StressedAndDepressed.ca. From the website:

Our mission is to deliver compassion to the healthy and coverage to the sick. Our goal is to teach the world that healthy people use medicine too, that recreation is a subset of medicine, that there are many herbs that can be used for preventive medicine and performance enhancement and that there is no such thing as an illegitimate cannabis user … no such thing as the “non-medicinal” use of drugs … there is only abuse and beneficial use.
The whole human race would benefit medicinally, economically and spiritually from a broader definition of “medicine”. As was noted in “Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rocky Mountains” by Terry Willard PHD, “Medicine, in the Indian sense, connected most things that were good.” Anyone can learn what is good and not good about herbs. And you don’t need to be a doctor to practice medicine - ok, maybe you need to be a doctor to play with pills, knives and needles, but medicine is so much more than that. To be a herb dealer, you need to know about what you’re selling, you need to know what a fair price is and you need to know how to avoid poisoning people - these are skills anyone can learn.
The Stressed And Depressed Association promises to devote 10% of all sales of cannabis that is sold to those with anxiety and depression to go towards providing poor people with more serious and life-threatening ailments with free cannabis. We must all become the dispensaries we wish to see in the world.

Website:

http://www.stressedanddepressed.ca

Facebook event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/642087662604681

Doomed Antarctic Explorer's Last Photos Up for Auction

Photographs taken by explorer Robert Falcon Scott during his ill-fated trip to Antarctica are being auctioned off in London today.

The photos depict day-to-day life at the base camp on Antarctica’s Ross Island in the months leading up to Scott’s trek to the South Pole in 1911 — a journey from which he never returned. Scott and four other men from the so-called Terra Nova expedition perished on the long walk back from Earth’s southernmost point. But the explorer’s photos lived on, thanks to Herbert Ponting, the chief photographer for the Terra Nova mission.

As Scott and his team trudged toward the South Pole, Ponting stayed behind at the Ross Island base camp, where a relief party brought Scott’s camera before the captain became stranded in the snow. Ponting developed the negatives in the camp’s tiny darkroom and sent the photos home to England. Read more.

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Most Expensive Guitars Sold - as requested! 

10. Eric Clapton “Brownie” Stratocaster, or the “Layla” guitar. Sold for $450,000

9. Eric Clapton’s Gold Leaf Stratocaster built by Fender Custom Shop master builder Mark Kendrick, supposedly because Clapton wanted a guitar that he could “hang in a museum”. Sold for $455,000

8. Gibson SG used by both George Harrison and John Lennon, in use from 1966 to 1969, this guitar is featured on Revolver and the White album. Sold for $570,000

7. Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Lenny” Stratocaster (named after his wife who bought him the guitar for his birthday in 1980). After Stevie’s tragic and fatal accident, the guitar was donated for auction by Vaughan’s brother, Jimmy. The guitar was eventually sold to Guitar Center for $623,500 

6. Eric Clapton’s 1939 CF Martin used in his MTV Unplugged performance. The guitar was auctioned off with proceeds going to his Crossroads Rehabilitation Center. Sold for $791,500 

5. Eric Clapton’s 1964 Gibson ES-335 used during his time in the Yardbirds, Blind Faith, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and Cream. Sold for $847,500 

4. Eric Clapton’s “Blackie” Stratocaster, auctioned off with proceeds going to his Crossroads Rehabilitation Center. Sold for $959,000

3. Bob Marley Washburn, one of Bob Marley’s few guitars, it was given to his guitar tech, Gary Carlsen. It is considered by the Jamaican Government to be a national treasure. Valued at an estimated $1.2 million 

2. Jimi Hendrix’s 1968 Fender Stratocaster, played by the man himself at Woodstock. Paul Allen bought this guitar to display in Jimi’s hometown of Seattle in the Experience Music Project. Sold for $2 million 

1. Reach Out to Asia Stratocaster, to raise money for the fierce destruction caused by the 2004 tsunami, affecting a number of nations in the Indian Ocean such as Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Thailand. The guitar was signed by a number of legendary musicians, including Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Brian May, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Tony Iommi, Pete Townshend, Sting, Angus Young, Richie Blackmore, Malcolm Young, members of Def Leppard, Liam Gallagher, Bryan Adams, and Paul McCartney. Sold for $2.7 million

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Malamute by SVC! He is FOR AUCTION!

We got the opportunity to create an artist designed character and came up with this handsome guy! We had a lot of fun trying new features and getting to do another digitigrade padded character!

The model in these photos is and 5′6″ and ~210lbs (top pics) 6'3" and ~200lbs (bottom pics)

Auction link: http://www.thedealersden.com/auction_details.php?auction_id=117443
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY3-tpVFE7w