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Auction Shakes Things Up With Comprehensive James Bond Collection

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Whether you have seen the James Bond films or not (and we hope you have), you surely know of them, particularly their subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) sexual one-liners and the famous men who have played the 007 role. Needless to say, we couldn't help but be a bit “shaken” when we heard the news that noted Hollywood auction house Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, had accumulated the most comprehensive collection of movie posters, stills, lobby cards, scripts and other ephemera from all of our favorite Bond flicks.... Read More

Own James Bond's Aston Martin V12 | Christie's Auction Celebrates 50 Years of 007

Sep 7, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Christie's, the number-one auctioneer worldwide, unleashes another online-only auction in the form of 50 Years of James Bond: The Auction. The event, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ian Fleming-created James Bond character, will feature an online-only auction in conjunction with a live auction in early October. Christie’s and EON Productions are working together on the special-themed, 007-memorabilia event.

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Elvis’ ‘Tiger Man’ Sunglasses Bring In $22,500 at Memphis Auction

Aug 22, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

An auction consisting of items relating to the iconic Elvis Presley fetched more than $620,000 at the Peabody Hotel, in Memphis, Tennessee, on August 14, 2012. The event, Heritage Auction’s Elvis Memorabilia Signature Auction, attracted fans of the King of Rock and Roll worldwide. The yearly Elvis-themed auction preceded the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death by two days, as Presley died on August 16, 1977.... Read More

Discovery of Collectible Baseball Cards Worth More than $3 Million

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

A literal treasure chest of collectible baseball cards with an estimated value of more than $3 million surfaced in the attic of a house in Defiance, Ohio, this winter, according to a report filed this morning on the website of the Pittsburgh Post... Read More

From Lennon to Gaga, Prized Sports & Music Collectibles To Be Auctioned

Jun 4, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The items to be sold at the upcoming Sports Legends and Music Icons event by Julien's Auctions are likely to interest collectors and enthusiasts alike. The two-day auction will take in Beverly Hills, California, from June 23—24, 2012.... Read More

Ted Williams Memorabilia Auction Fetches Over $3.5 Million

Apr 30, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

An auction consisting mainly of items owned by legendary baseball player Ted Williams held at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts over the weekend, grossed more than $3.5 million.... Read More

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells at Auction for $1.23 Million

Apr 23, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

A rare Honus Wagner T-206 baseball card sold for $1.23 million at an auction on Friday, April 20, 2012. Auction house Goodwin & Co. reports that the “Holy Grail” of baseball cards sold for more than four times its pre-auction estimated sales price at $300,000. Fourteen bids raised... Read More

Start Off Red Sox Season with a Stay in The Baseball Suite at The Hotel Commonwealth

Apr 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

With the Red Sox home opener and Fenway Park’s millennium celebration just days away, there is no better time to celebrate our beloved team’s history. The Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square has done just that,... Read More

Which Pop Culture Icons Are Expected to Fetch the Most at Upcoming Auction?

Mar 20, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Two of the world’s largest pop culture stars will go to the auction block at Heritage Auction’s upcoming Entertainment & Music Memorabilia. A 45-single pressing featuring The Beatles and a costume worn by Elizabeth Taylor are the lots expected to sell at the highest prices.... Read More

Babe Ruth Yankees Jersey Expected to Top 7 Figures at Auction

Feb 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

SCP Auctions will bring to auction one of the earliest known jerseys worn by New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth. A circa 1920 Yankees road jersey worn by Ruth is considered one of the most valuable pieces of sports memorabilia ever auctioned. Ruth wore the jersey shortly after being traded to the Yankees from the Boston Red Sox.... Read More

Cher's Bentley & More in Bonhams' Entertainment Memorabilia Sale This Month

Jan 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

This 2005 Bentley Continental formerly owned by entertainment legend Cher is the starring lot in Bonhams’ sale of entertainment memorabilia in Los Angeles.... Read More

Ty Cobb Game-Worn Uniform Expected to Sell for $300K at Auction

Oct 28, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Just in time for the World Series! Sports memorabilia collectors around the world are expected to take this pitch very seriously.... Read More

Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers from The Wizard of Oz Go to Auction

Oct 4, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Auctioneers Profiles in History’s upcoming "Icons of Hollywood" auction will feature the same pair of ruby red slippers that actress Judy Garland’s character Dorothy Gale wore in The Wizard of Oz. The pre-sale estimate of the on-screen worn slippers is between $2 and $3 million. The three-day auction will occur in mid-December.... Read More

Beatles 1965 Contract Reveals The Band's Activist Side

Sep 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Many websites feature musician contracts. Often contract riders reveal a musician's specific tastes or diva behaviors, but a 1965 Beatles contract being auctioned off by Santa Monica auction house Nate D. Sanders reveals an activist side to a legendary band.... Read More

Tim Burton Exhibit at LACMA

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present Tim Burton: a retrospective look at the man's creative works as a director of live-action and animated films, and as an artist, illustrator, photographer, and writer.... Read More

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