McKenzies To Auction Rare Surfing & Maritime Collectables
McKenzies Auctioneers will be treating collectors and buyers to an incredibly
unique opportunity to add significant rare surfing and marine collectables totheir prized possessions.
Beginning at 6pm on Tuesday 15 November, the auction line-up features a
collection built over decades and comprises over 100 vintage and modern
surfboards by important local, Australian and overseas makers including Mark
Richards, Dick Brewer, Joe Larkin, Cordingley and Ian Cairns, as well asMalibus and long boards.
Items also include kneeboards, surf skis, skim and hand board and a
collection of 35 vintage skateboards.
catalogue is built from the collection of one man with a true love of everything
surfing and marine related.
“The pieces are truly remarkable and not to be missed, they are the last of this
man’s extensive collection so this opportunity won’t arise again.”
For lovers of everything surf related, the auction doesn’t end with surfboards,
there will also be a large collection of surf photos, posters, signed ephemera
and surfing collectables.
Also guaranteed to attract attention is the extensive array of maritime items
including early outboard motors, nautical instruments, early wooden ships
pulleys, lamps and portholes.
Viewing commences three days prior to the auction.
To view the entire catalogue visit www.mckenziesauctioneers.com.au
Telephone or absentee bids can be arranged by contacting McKenzies
Auctioneers on (08) 9385 4180
Deus Surf Swap 10- 'Communing with Twin Fins.
I'm pleased to share with you pics from The Deus Surf Swap 10, featuring ‘Communing with Twin-Fins’ a surfboard exhibition presented by Electric showed and shined this past Sunday Oct 2nd at the Bondi Pavilion.
The event showcased 100+ vintage surfboards with a focus on Twin-Fin’s from around the country, alongside some of Australia’s best, cutting edge surfboard shapers who brought along their own contemporary version of the Twin-Fin design.
Shapers present included Hayden Shapes, Channel Islands, Morning of the Earth, Misfits, Vampirate, Gary McNeil, Daniel’s, Dead Kooks and FinBox’s representation of Neil Purchase Jr. and Mick Mackie Twins.
I idea of the twin fin theme was explore the current passion for modern twin fins and compare the old and the new and see if there were other design elements from the past that are worth re-visiting.
The team of expert appraisers got to work on some 'Antiques Roadshow' style appraisals where we discuss design, history, function, provenance, readability and them try and establish a current market value.
Designs were compared. Vintage verse the contemporary versions.
Old boards were admired
....it was more than twin fins, with a vintage skateboard display...
...and stall holders selling retro beach shack homewares and paraphernalia...
Andrew Kidman was there to do a screening of Litmus to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its release.
He even brought along the famous 'Dream Board' from lost in the ether.
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