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Rare Honus Wagner Rookie Card & Mike Tyson Collection in Catalog Auction

May 22, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Leland Auction House, which is arguably the largest auctioneer in the sports collectibles and memorabilia industry, kicked off its annual Spring Catalog Auction last Friday, May 18, 2012.... Read More

Babe Ruth Jersey Sets Record Selling for Over $4 Million at Auction

May 21, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A circa 1920s New York Yankees baseball jersey worn by Babe Ruth sold for more than $4.4 million at an auction held by California-based sports auctioneer SCP Auctions over the weekend. The earliest known New York Yankees’ team "away" jersey worn by the Bambino sold for $4,415,658.... Read More

Christie's Van Cliburn Collection Fetches Over $4 Million

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s auction house announced that the sales results from the recent Van Cliburn Collection amounted to $4,381,550. Eighty-nine percent of the lots presented sold, with 92 percent at value.... Read More

George Washington's Signed Personal Copy of the Acts of Congress Heading to Auction

May 1, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Christie’s will auction an artifact of American history that was the personal property of the country’s first president.... Read More

1823 Parchment Copy of Declaration of Independence Sells for $597,500

Apr 12, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Many collectors came with buying intentions for the opportunity to bid on a rare, parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence on the auction block at Heritage Auctions' Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction, in New York, on April 11, 2012.... Read More

Assouline Publishes World's First Waterproof Coffee Table Book

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Assouline, the world's most renowned publisher of luxury books on fashion, travel and style, has come out with the world’s first waterproof coffee table tome. South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition 1910–1913, produced in a limited edition of 150 copies priced at $3,000 apiece, features forewords by HRH Prince Albert of Monaco and HRH Princess Anne of Great Britain.... Read More

Dick Burdick Classic Car Collection Sells at Auction for $4.83 Million

Mar 12, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Classic-car auction house Dan Kruse Classics recently auctioned the Dick Burdick collection from the Central Texas Auto Museum for $4.83 million. The auction, which took place March 3, 2012, in Smithville, Texas, was the first time that the entire Burdick collection of automobiles was made available for sale.... Read More

The Collectible Works and An Interview With Painter Tomasz Rut

Feb 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

This signature, of Tomasz Rut, will enfold the greatest walls of visual beauty on earth for the remainder of days... This is a bold prediction, of course, and I’ll venture to be bold. Because you don’t see art like his at First Friday, but among the greatest displays of fine art on Earth.

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Santa Fe's Spanish Market Offers Art Enthusiasts a Rare Experience

Jan 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

Walking through the Plaza in Santa Fe during the August Spanish Market, I was greeted by a small girl with a big smile. “Hi,” she said with a big toothy grin. "Hi there," I mirrored her enthusiasm. I had just met Marissa Chavez, aged 10. I thought she was helping her mother who stood in the background. But then wasn’t I in the youth section of the market? The sun shone and it was a very pleasant 80 degrees. I dreaded going back to 100 plus degree temperatures at home.... Read More

Hand-Carved Carousel to Delight Young and Old at Milhous Auction

Jan 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Many people have childhood memories of rides on the carousel, but only one lucky and deep-pocketed bidder will take home a truly spectacular hand-built, 46-foot custom carousel at the auction of the Milhous Collection February 24-25 in Boca Raton, Florida. r... Read More

Band-Signed Copy of 1964 'Meet The Beatles' Album to Sell at Auction

Dec 9, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

An original copy of the 1964 'Meet The Beatles' album cover signed by John, Paul, George, and Ringo will be the headlining lot at the upcoming Music & Entertainment Signature Auction this month in Dallas, Texas. The copy of the Fab Four's first U.S.-release is expected to sell for $75,000.... Read More

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.'s Louis Vuitton Trunks for Sale

Nov 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

A pair of customized Louis Vuitton steamer trunks that belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., the famed Hollywood actor and dandy, have been listed for sale by N.P. Trent Antiques of Palm Beach, Florida.... Read More

Reproductions From Bravo's 'Work of Art: The Next Great Artist' Up For Sale

Nov 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Reality shows aren't generally a place for art shopping but there's something undeniably appealing about Bravo's competition program: "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist."... Read More

Pop Culture Auction at Christie's Offers Rock 'N' Roll Memorabilia

Nov 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Two upcoming sales of pop culture memorabilia at Christie’s this month contain some sensational items of celebrity clothing. On November 15 at the Pop Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia auction in London the house will offer a black suit worn by the Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious from 1978, estimated at $15,990 - $23,985; a wild velvet jacket worn by T. Rex’s Marc Bolan circa 1975-1977, estimated at $7,995 - $11,193; a black leather vest worn by Johnny Cash circa 1964-1969, estimated at $3,198 - $4,797; and one of Michael Jackson’s trademark fedoras from 1984, estimated at $2,399 - $3,198.

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William Robinson Leigh Paintings Expected to Net $700K at Auction

Oct 21, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Two Western-motif paintings by W. R. Leigh that will be sold at Heritage Auctions' Art of the American West Signature Auction have combined pre-auction estimates of $700,000. These painting are from the collection of the family of Erik Jonsson, the co-founder of Texas Instruments and the former mayor of Dallas.... Read More

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