Our upcoming auctions:
17th PHOTO AUCTION: November 17, 2017
32nd CAMERA AUCTION: November 18, 2017
For these auctions we are looking for high-quality items. If you would like to submit items, please find more information here. The deadline for submission is mid of September 2017.
16th Photo Auction: June 9th, 2017
Muhammad Ali versus a peace activist – this turned out to be the thrilling match of the 16th WestLicht Photo Auction. In the end boxing legend Ali, captured in 1961 by Flip Schulke under water in a Miami pool, won the day with 26,400 Euros (starting price: 2,600 Euros).
But also Marc Riboud’s iconic image of an anti-Vietnam protester, who in 1967 Washington held out a flower towards the barrels of the soldiers’ guns, rose way above its estimate to an impressive 24,000 Euros (starting price: 2,600 Euros).
31st CAMERA AUCTION: June 10th, 2017
The 31st WestLicht Camera Auction on Saturday brought a crowded auction hall and thrilling bidding wars, leading to astonishing rises of numerous lots. The overall sales rate was above 90%.
One of only two existing prototypes of a 35mm lens, produced for Leica M, rocketed from a starting price of 20,000 to sensational 90,000 Euros.