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LIVE AUCTIONS!Published Every Other Friday ~ Next Issue: June 29, 2012


JUNE 15, 2012

Annie Oakley's gun $143,400 at auctionA shotgun that once belonged to Western sharpshooter and entertainer Annie Oakley sold for more than $143,000 at an auction in Dallas. The trove of about 100 of the icon's items headlining Heritage Auctions' "Legends of the Wild West" event brought in nearly $520,000, according to the auction house. The items included several guns, her Stetson hat, photographs and letters. Oakley's great-grandnieces put up the items and had inherited them from their mother, who died in 2009.


Elles Kitchen.........................................................................page 2 Crossword............................................................................ page 2 $1.15M Paid for 1792 Silver Center Cent.............................page 3 Mutant Nija Turtles Illustration brings $71,700 at auction.....page 5


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Crossword Fun!

Creamed Corn with Chives and Chiles

Servings: 6 Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup Spanish onion, finely diced 1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed and peeled 1 teaspoon thyme leaves 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 lemon 1 cup chicken stock 4 cups corn kernels 1 cup heavy cream 4 ounces cream cheese 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese, shredded 2 tablespoons scallions, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons mild red chile pepper, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chives Directions: Cut 2 tablespoons of the butter into inch cubes and refrigerate. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat until it crackles. Add the onion, bell peppers, garlic, thyme, rosemary, and cayenne and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is just translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the lemon juice, raise the heat to

medium, and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 1 minute. Add the chicken stock, bring to a boil, and cook until reduced by half. Add the corn kernels, bring to a simmer, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.Meanwhile, bring the cream just to a boil in a small saucepan. Add the cream cheese and whisk gently until melted and smooth. Add the cream mixture to the corn and stir gently until thoroughly incorporated, then simmer very gently for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Season with salt and white pepper to taste, then swirl in the cubed butter piece by piece until incorporated. Stir in the shredded cheese. Remove from the heat and stir in the scallions, chile, and chives. Add more lemon juice and/or salt and pepper to taste and serve.ACROSS 1 Nuts 6 Object 10 Viper 13 O.T. prophet 15 Capital of Italy 16 Poet Edgar Allen 17 Layer 18 Southwest by south 19 Elder 20 Riches 22 Zeus (2 wds.) 24 Mature 26 Eye 28 Gyrate 29 Far away 30 Draw 31 Brushed leather 32 Day of the week (abbr.) 33 Anthem 34 Have 35 Invoke 37 Getting up 41 Single 42 Eat sparingly 43 Communication Workers of America (abr.) 44 Formal declarations 47 Jay 48 Loots 49 Input into a computer 50 Gimpy 51 Finland inhabitant 52 Follower 54 Duo 56 Gnawer 57 Load 59 Flora's cousin, plural 63 Terminal abbr. 64 Big sand pile 65 Non-primary color 66 Japanese money 67 Church part 68 Partly frozen rain DOWN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 21 23 24 25 27 29 30 31 33 34 36 37 38 39 40 42 44 45 46 47 48 50 51 53 55 58 60 61 62 Bro.'s sibling Time zone Serving of corn What babies need a lot of Jaded Tax agency Common finch Fire remains Plateau Celestial point Flied alone Vend Movie 2001's talking computer Waterway Inebriated Hairdo Earn Gray sea eagle College football conference (abbr.) Harp Hit a fly Barbarians Collectable Toilets Voiced Computer picture button Northwest by north Fuel Dark Hawk Sharpened Plaid British noblemen Ceremony Rest Worries U.S. Department of Agriculture Flying saucer Teeny North northeast Maturity Permit

Sugar Snap Pea Salad RecipeServings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound fresh sugar snap peas 1 bunch radishes 1/2 cup fresh ricotta cheese fresh peppermint salt freshly ground black pepper 1 lemon olive oil Aleppo Pepper handful edible flowers Directions: With a sharp knife, trim the tips of the sugar snap peas on both ends, remove the strings if they bother you, and cut some in half lengthwise. Blanch the sugar snaps quickly, just e lemon juice and olive oil. Slice the radishes thinly into coin shapes or half-moons. Combine the peas, radishes, cheese, and peppermint in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and toss with the lemon juice and olive oil. and a sprinkle of Aleppo pepper.

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1792 Silver Center Cent Makes $1.15 Million at Heritage Auctions $29 Million+ Central States EventIn an auction that made international news, one of the first coins ever struck at the United States Mint an experimental 1792-dated copper cent with a small silver plug in its center realized $1,150,000 as the centerpiece of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Platinum Night Auction, conducted in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, IL,. Prices include 17.5% Buyers Premium. There are only 14 known surviving silver-center cents, and this is the third finest known, said Todd Imhof, Executive Vice President of Heritage Auctions. In 1974, this same coin sold for $105,000 and now it brought $1.15 million. The coin was sold to a dealer from Southern California, Mr. Kevin Lipton, who was representing a group of investors. The Heritage CSNS Auction, altogether, realized more than $29 million, with a sell-through rate by value of 91.66%. Collectors went after the offerings in PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC CAC , among the finest Proof examples surviving, which brought $207,000. An 1898 $20 PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC CAC, tied with three other coins for Finest Certified one of just 75 pieces struck, and one of just 35-40 known to still exist flirting with the $200,000 mark by realizing $195,500 after spirited bidding. A 1900 $20 PR67 Cameo NGC, CAC, tied for Numerically Finest Graded 1900-dated double eagle, was the subject of intense collector interest, to the tune of $195,500, a price that was matched by an 1887 $20 PR65 Deep Cameo PCGS, CAC, Proof-Only issue, Ex: Dr. Loewinger, sole Finest Certified. Further highlights include, but certainly are not limited to: 1863 $2 1/2 PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC, CAC: Realized: $195,500. 1836 $2 1/2 PR64 Cameo PCGS Secure, CAC: Realized: $195,500. 1921 $20 MS63 PCGS: Realized: $178,250. 1897 $20 PR67 Cameo NGC: Realized: $161,000. MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. A pattern-molded and engraved sugar bowl and cover, attributed to Bakewell, Page & Bakewell and made circa 1820-1835, soared to $8,625 at an auction dedicated to 18th and 19th century glass and lighting held May 19. The bowl and cover were the top lot of the 882 items sold.

this auction with particular energy, resulting in superb overall prices realized, said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. While the gold market has been up and down in the last few months, there was no lethargy at CSNS. After the 1792 cent, the top lots of the auction were dominated by high-grade, rare late 19th Century American gold, with a superb Gem Proof Cameo 1885 $20 PR67 NGC, CAC leading the waywith a price realized of $241,500, followed by an immaculate 1899 $20

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Rare letter in English by Napoleon sells for $404,757A rare letter in English written by Napoleon Bonaparte -- and replete with errors -- fetched $406,445 at auction. The one-page letter, dated March 9, 1816, penned by Napoleon during his post-Waterloo exile on the South Atlantic island of Saint Helena, was one of just three known in the world. Addressed to the Count of Las Cases, Napoleon's companion in exile, the letter was acquired by the private Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Paris and originally estimated to fetch just $75,000 to $100,000. In his "Memorial of Saint Helena", Las Cases wrote about how Napoleon began in March 1816 to correspond with him in English in order to practice the language of his jailers that he had begun learning a few weeks earlier. The Count also wrote in particular about the auctioned letter, saying: "The emperor did not sleep that night -- during his insomnia, he decided to write me a new letter in English. "He sent it sealed to me, I corrected his errors, and replied to him, in English also, by mail. "He understood the letter, and that convinced him of his progress and proved to him that he could, completely, correspond in his new language." Despite Las Cases encouraging words, Napoleon's writing required some guesswork. After his defeat to the British at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon was imprisoned and then exiled to Saint Helena where he died in 1821 age 51.

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