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NeilUK 30th September 2017 04:10 PM

Michael Tromner's collection
 
Members of this forum might be interested to know that the Munich auctioneers, Hermann Historica, are selling some (at least) of Michael's collection in their next sale, starting on 6 November.
Neil

fernando 30th September 2017 05:29 PM

Yes ... a long story :shrug:

Marcus den toom 1st October 2017 07:08 AM

I would urge people to let the items pass by... not only are they overpriced but the auctioneer and consignor are playing these sales over the reputation of our old friend.
And this after the consignor repeatedly promised not to sell anything trough auction.. Michaels legacy is beeing consumed by greed, i myself wont be part of that.. everyone is free to do as they please though.

corrado26 1st October 2017 07:46 AM

As always so in this case too: Money and greed rule the world
corrado26

silberschatzimsee 1st October 2017 10:51 AM

May i ask which items they are? Just for interesst.
I browsed their catalogues yesterday but cant remember reading bis name in the provenances.

Ps this time non of the swords appealed my eyes.

Pukka Bundook 1st October 2017 03:35 PM

I just looked at the auction catalogue, and was sickened to my stomach to see one of Michael's moist prized possessions, his Tusco _Emilian snapping matchlock up for sale.
Has the consignor no conscience?

Indeed, the world seems to be run my greed these days.
As an aside, this gun is very special to me, but will not bid of course.

Honestly, I feel sick! want to cry.

Richard.

fernando 1st October 2017 04:21 PM

For as incongruent as this appears, this is the fate of things. It was Michael's wish that the actual consignor had his collection by will. Most probably he (Michael) wouldn't realize where it would end. But, to put it simple, the need for money and the absence of interest from a non collector resulted in what we sadly observe.

fernando 2nd October 2017 02:18 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by silberschatzimsee
... I browsed their catalogues yesterday but cant remember reading bis name in the provenances...

Look for "Trömner-Abensberg" in the texts.

silberschatzimsee 2nd October 2017 06:02 PM

Thank you. I looked up the forums about the gun and it would also be on my banlist.


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