WORLD EXPO BENEFIT AUCTION RESULTS, UPDATED OCT. 30

The benefit auction that was held during the MMSI Chicago Show on Oct. 22 was a tremendous success, and our sincere thanks are due to many, starting with ace auctioneers Bill Horan and Joe Berton.

We also want to thank all of the contributing artists: Alan and Marion Ball, Mike Blank, Julio Cabos, Danilo Cartacci/Maurizio Bruno, Doug Cohen, Greg DiFranco, Pepe Gallardo, Philippe Gengembre, Anders Heintz/Dennis Levy, Bill Horan, Stephen Mallia, Bill Neustadt, Mariano Numitone, Bill Ottinger, Diego Ruina, Jason Whitman, and David Zabrocki.
 
Finally, we certainly thank the winning auction bidders, whose contributions helped support Expo, in addition to giving them some incredible pieces of art to add to their collections: Enzo Barazza, Dan Bird, Kevin Callahan, Marco Colli, Jim DeRogatis, Joel Glass, Greg McEvoy, John Rosengrant, Renato Scuterini, David Shults, Dan Tisoncik, Jay Walters, and Philip Young.

If you were shut out at the auction or the prices climbed out of reach, don't forget that we are running a raffle for the incredible painting donated to Expo by Keith Rocco and pictured below. Buy your raffle tickets now by clicking here!

"By Odin!" by Mike Blank

"By Odin!" by Mike Blank

By Jason Whitman

By Jason Whitman

By Maurizio Bruno and Danilo Cartacci

By Maurizio Bruno and Danilo Cartacci

By Mariano Numitone

By Mariano Numitone

"Dawn of Independence" (Thomas Jefferson and John Adams), figures by Anders Heintz, box diorama by Dennis Levy.

"Dawn of Independence" (Thomas Jefferson and John Adams), figures by Anders Heintz, box diorama by Dennis Levy.

French 2nd Line Infantry Drummer 1793, by Greg DiFranco.

French 2nd Line Infantry Drummer 1793, by Greg DiFranco.

Marion and Alan Ball.

Marion and Alan Ball.

American Civil War major by Julio Cabos

American Civil War major by Julio Cabos

Diego Ruina

Diego Ruina

WWI Bombardier of the Royal Horse Artillery by David Zabrocki

WWI Bombardier of the Royal Horse Artillery by David Zabrocki

15th Infantry Regiment 1881, Apache Wars by Bill Horan

15th Infantry Regiment 1881, Apache Wars by Bill Horan

Big Jim Colosimo by Doug Cohen

Big Jim Colosimo by Doug Cohen

Colonel Sourd, 1815 by Philippe Gengembre

Colonel Sourd, 1815 by Philippe Gengembre

Sans Cullote by Stephen Mallia

Sans Cullote by Stephen Mallia

Marines, Mud and Misery by John Rosengrant

Marines, Mud and Misery by John Rosengrant

British soldier, Kaffir Wars by Pepe Gallardo

British soldier, Kaffir Wars by Pepe Gallardo

Bill Ottinger, Marshal Ney

Bill Ottinger, Marshal Ney