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"Beautiful Disasters" and Mysterious Women in David Drebin's new Photography Book

Aug 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Photography can transport the viewer into other worlds, be they set in the reality of the photographer or in a surreal version fit for Salvador Dali. In his new book, "Beautiful Disasters," photographer David Drebin invites you into his constructed world where beautiful women reign supreme and tantalize with their mystery and sexuality, turning the observer into a willing voyeur.... Read More

Babe Ruth's Bat & Ball Top Sellers at $4.5+ Million Sports Auction

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The legacy of George Herman “Babe” Ruth, arguably the greatest baseball player to have ever lived, remains a home run in the field of sports memorabilia and collectibles. Two items associated with Ruth, a game-used bat from 1927 and the highest graded Babe Ruth-signed baseball known were the highest priced lots sold at Heritage Auction’s Platinum Night Sports auction at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland, last week.... Read More

The "Golf Bible" | Special Tom Morris 1821 Edition

Aug 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Golf and rare books don't often cross paths, which is why we were excited to see "GOLF. The Tom Morris 1821 Edition." Being sold by Wonderland Publications, The Captain's Edition of "GOLF" (often referred to as the "Golf Bible") is priced at $2,000 and would be a great addition to any library, whether you're a golf connoisseur buying it for yourself or for your club's collection.... 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

Washington's Copy of Acts of Congress Sells for $9.8 Million at Auction

Jun 26, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

An annotated copy of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights owed by President George Washington sold for $9,826,500 at Christie’s New York on Friday, June 22, 2012. The selling price sets a new record for an American book or a historical document sold at auction. The world’s premier auction house reported that the signature and notations of Washington are in near-pristine condition 223 years after being executed by the first president of the U.S.... Read More

Echopark Guitars | 100% Handmade Luxury Instruments

Jun 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Founded by Gabriel Currie in 2011, Echopark Guitars supplies the world with 100% handcrafted luxury guitars that are vintage-toned and styled. With his extensive history crafting for musicians like Jonny '2Bags' Wickersham (Social Distortion), Brad Whitford (Aerosmith), and Monte Pittman (Madonna, Prong), Currie decided to make his high-quality instruments into a business.... 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

Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill and Colonel Custer Artifacts Head to Auction

May 30, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

More than 300 artifacts from some of the most prominent names of American West history will go to auction in Dallas, Texas, at Heritage Auctions' Legends of the American West Signature event on June 10, 2012.... Read More

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

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