SOURCE: Auction Network

June 25, 2008 07:00 ET

Extensive Glass Collection to Highlight Three-Day Interactive Auction of Helen "Sassy" Johnston Estate Live on Auction Network July 4-6

Live Webcast to Feature More Than 1,000 Lots of Collectible Glass, Dishes, Dolls and Furniture From the Estate of One of Oklahoma's Most Beloved Collectors

TULSA, OK--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - Helen "Sassy" Johnston built her extensive collection the old-fashioned way during decades of visiting antique stores worldwide, but thanks to modern technologies her impressive collection will be available for purchase to avid collectors and hobbyists around the world.

The three-day auction presented by Kruse International will be broadcast live in high-definition on www.auctionnetwork.com July 4-6 starting at 9:30 a.m CDT each day. Interested bidders can sign up at www.auctionnetwork.com/antiques to bid in real-time across all currencies.

The Johnston Sale features one of the country's largest glassware collections including Fostoria, Wavecrest, Imperial, Moser and others that come from House Unique, her legendary Oklahoma antique shop.

In the world of collectibles, nothing is more important than finding a complete set in mint condition. During this extensive auction, antique hunters will find just that and more including four-piece place settings from premier manufacturers.

There will also be a broad array of antique furniture including sofas and chairs, not to mention the reproduction Kammer & Reinhardt dolls and Vernon Seeley dolls that are bound to bring a smile to a collector's face.

"Helen was a truly avid collector of glassware and used her love of travel to build this collection with items from around the world," says Daniel Kruse, President of Kruse International. "The selection available during this three-day auction would be nearly impossible to collect, but thanks to www.auctionnetwork.com, people around the globe have the opportunity to benefit from her keen eye for valuable antiques."

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