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  • Mar 31 2014
  • 31 Mar 2014

Radar O’Reilly’s Teddy Bear from ‘M*A*S*H’ TV Show Hammers for $14,000

When a “national treasure” prop or costume from an iconic Hollywood movie or television show becomes available at auction, it can make headlines, especially among […]

  • Mar 26 2014
  • 26 Mar 2014

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 03/26/2014

New Comics Roundup It’s another huge week for comics and if you don’t know what you’re doing, you might end up running from your local […]

  • Mar 25 2014
  • 25 Mar 2014

Rinker on Collectibles: Why Is the Antiques Trade So Reluctant to Change?

In response to a Rinker on Collectibles Q & A column, Audrey Bell, owner of Gallery 18 Ltd., New London, Prince Edward Island, Canada, sent me […]

  • Mar 25 2014
  • 25 Mar 2014

Extra! Extra! Newspaper Movie Posters Take You to Where the Action Is

From cinema’s earliest days, newspapers offered the movies heroes, heroines and a visual shorthand it used constantly not only in the films, but also in […]

  • Mar 25 2014
  • 25 Mar 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The 19th-Century Phenomenon Equivalent to the iPad!

The 1842 Treaty of Nanking broke the habit of a lifetime; after more than 2,500 years, China could no longer be the closely guarded introspective […]

  • Mar 24 2014
  • 24 Mar 2014

Connor’s Corner: My Next Estate Sale features Great Hollywood Collectibles

I am Connor and I am in 3rd grade. I live near Hollywood—I can walk to Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network—and live less than a five-minute […]

  • Mar 24 2014
  • 24 Mar 2014

Going Out Like a Lamb: Steiff’s Sheep Collectibles

As the end of March quickly approaches, it’s hard not to think of the old adage about the month: In like a lion, out like […]

  • Mar 24 2014
  • 24 Mar 2014

Wrestling Fans Covet Collectibles of the Squared Circle

The combination of athletic prowess, strength, theatrics and showmanship that create the world of professional wrestling has given rise to a host of collectible opportunities […]

  • Mar 24 2014
  • 24 Mar 2014

Unloved Antiques: Cavalier Cedar Chests

Some items, even if in good shape and approaching the magical 100-year mark that turns a “vintage” item into an “antique,” do not appreciate in […]

  • Mar 20 2014
  • 20 Mar 2014

Estate Sale Misidentification Almost leads to Melting of $33M Fabergé Egg

What a difference a few minutes of research can make. If you haven’t heard by now, collectors around the globe are talking about the discovery […]