• 29 Jul
    2008

Stolen Shakespeare, George W. dum gum, Sgt. Pepper and baseball collectibles

Catching a possible Shakespeare thief, honoring a legacy of political collectibles, a record for Beatles memorabilia and the end of a Yankees era make recent antiques and collectibles news, while a work by a female painter fetches record prices in the contemporary-art market.

Finding Shakespeare

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  • 18 Jul
    2008

Rosa Parks’ hats, James Brown’s curlers, a Nelson Mandela stamp and buying art on cruise ships

The antiques, collectibles and art news swung from singer James Brown’s hair curlers, a stamp honoring freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, civil-rights heroine Rosa Parks’ hats to the last in a series of U.S. coins saluting the judiciary and a warning about buying art on cruise ships.

Collectibles from the civil-rights pillar who would not move

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  • 22 Jun
    2008

elvis

i have a series of elvis plates from the artist delphi. trying to find out how much they are worth.

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  • 21 Jun
    2008

MY 3 OLD PHOTOS/PORTRIATS OF JEAN HARLOWE

I HAVE 3 VERY OLD PORTRIATS OF JEAN HARLOWE WHICH WERE GIVEN TO MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER BY JEAN HERSELF WHEN SHE WAS A MAID FOR JEAN, MANY, MANY YEARS AGO. tHEY HAVE SINCE BEEN PASSED DOWN TO MY GRANDMOTHER, MOTHER, AND MYSELF. I WOULD NOW LIKE TO SELL THEM BUT NEED TO FIND OUT WHAT THEY ARE ACTUALLY WORTH. THEY ARE ALL 8X10 IN SIZE, AND IN GOOD CONDITION.

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  • 13 Jun
    2008

Have some original photos of Marilyn Monroe

Trying to find out if pictures of Marilyn Monroe in Korea for the USO show are vauable. I have her arriving on the helicopter and walking to the changing room also standing on the stage.(it is a series) I was told they were taken by a soldier that was serving at that time.

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  • 2 Jun
    2008

Kiss – The Collector’s Band

The word band is simply not enough to describe the phenomenon known as Kiss. Their pounding rhythms, soaring guitars, over the top persona and spectacular stage show have built the group a legion of dedicated fans. However, the world has seen and heard a number of successful bands, what sets Kiss apart to a collector is the extensive catalog of memorabilia they have produced over the years.

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  • 20 May
    2008

The Comic Speculator: Indiana Jones

This Friday marks the big-screen return of Indiana Jones, nerd-dom’s favorite fedora-wearing archaeologist and I like most nerds couldn’t be more excited. I get goosebumps every time I hear the theme song.

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  • 13 May
    2008

U2 Guitar and Sam Snead Golf Clubs to Auction

Spring echos with the sharp crack of the auction gavel. Whether you collect vintage glass, railroadiana or sports collectibles, several upcoming sales by WorthPoint-member auction houses feature authenticated items that should attract wide interest , whether your budget is $100 or $1,000,000.

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  • 7 May
    2008

Lennon’s “Give Peace A Chance” Lyrics to be Auctioned

LONDON – “It will be worth something someday,” John Lennon told Gail Renard four decades ago, handing her scribbled lyrics to “Give Peace a Chance.”

Those lyrics are featured among Renard’s rock and pop collectibles that will be auctioned by Christie’s of London. The lyrics will go on public view in New York on May 7-20 and in London on July 5. They will be auctioned on July 10.

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  • 25 Apr
    2008

Animation Art – Collectible Cels and Drawings

It was a Saturday afternoon, back in the days of my youth, and I can still remember handing over my ten cents to the man behind the glass window, then getting a ticket to the greatest afternoon ever. I waltzed right through the theater doors and up to the refreshment stand and handed over my nickel for a Coke. If I was plush with money, I splurged on a five cent bag of popcorn.

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