Gone in 45 seconds…
Everyone is fascinated by the auctioneers’ chant and wonders, “What do they do when they’re not selling items at auction? Do they have a real job? They only work 4 to 8 hours a week! They really have it easy!”
Today’s auctioneer is far more involved in the making and breaking of an auction and the company’s success than you could ever imagine.
Bon Marche’: Keepin It Local
Bon Marche’ Antique Mall
2014 Magazine St., New Orleans
It is hard to get away if you’re the president of the United States, at least so I’ve heard. I have no trouble getting away myself. But then, I don’t have an entourage of people following me around everywhere I go, some with firearms.
Political Buttons of Brian Campbell
We don’t even have any of these special campaign buttons in the store, because they are so collectible.
Hey, what’s this comic worth?
Welcome to a blog I’m calling the Nerdy Speculator (TNS). TNS will be a semi-weekly blog that examines the comic book back issue marketplace. I’ll be talking about trends in the back issue market; what’s hot in both new and old comics, what’s going to be hot, what’s selling and what’s not.
The Choctaw Parade: Taking You Around the World
The Choctaw Parade
January 26, 2008
Legacy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Did you know the country’s most prestigious art museum, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, doesn’t charge an entrance fee?
The Ultimate White House Collectible
After all of that pomp and ceremony, you would think that at least one of the people who attended the laying of the cornerstone of the President’s House would remember where they put it.
If you weren’t one of the Freemasons who attended the ceremony on October 13, 1792 to lay the cornerstone at the President’s House, then let me tell you what happened.
Are you wearing the real George W. Bush?
You look good. Very good. Crisp, white shirt with cobalt blue studs and cobalt blue, official presidential George W. Bush cuff links to match. Black tie and tux. Wonderful overcoat and cashmere scarf. Your new shoes shined to perfection. Limousine waiting. Your date is matching perfection. Ready to attend the President’s State of the Union speech?
Movie and Television Merchandise as Collectibles
The box office tally isn’t the whole story of a film’s profit margin – “It’s the merchandise, silly.” So says Mel Brooks in his 1987 science fiction parody Spaceballs, as his character displays merchandise from the film – within the film – including bed sheets and a cereal box.