• 21
    Feb

NBA All-Star Weekend’s 2014 Jam Session Collectibles Guide

Even if you weren’t able to make it to New Orleans for the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend, collectors will still have the opportunity to score some great collectibles and commemorative pieces produced specifically for this annual event. Coinciding with NBA All-Star Weekend is the accompanying NBA Jam Session, an interactive and themed celebration of the […]

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  • 20
    Feb

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Great Gold- and Silver-Age Original Art Up for Bid

This week in the Back Issue Roundup, we start with some amazing auctions going on at your favorite comic book auction houses and then we’ll take a peek at some key comics that have direct connections to some of this week’s new releases. But first, be sure to strap into your extreme cold weather gear […]

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  • 19
    Feb

Auction of Civil War Items and Reenactment of the Battle of Okolona Slated for Feb. 22

OKOLONA, Miss. – A reenactment of the Battle of Okolona in Mississippi—a pivotal event in the Civil War, a victory for the Confederates in 1864 and one that stemmed the tide of advancing Union forces—will be part of a three-day slate of activities that will include an on-site auction to be held Feb. 22 in […]

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  • 19
    Feb

Items from Dinosaur Fossils to Rock ‘N’ Roll Memorabilia Offered at Philip Weiss Sale

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A record album signed by Lou Reed and Andy Warhol, a fur coat owned and worn by George Harrison, an 1812 British presentation sword with scabbard, the original Groucho Marx secret-word duck from the TV show “You Bet Your Life,” and an amazing array of dinosaur fossils will be part of Philip […]

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  • 19
    Feb

Thomas Webb & Sons Cameo Glass Vase Expected to Shine at A.B. Levy’s Auction

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Rare antique vases by makers such as Meissen and Thomas Webb, outstanding selections of estate silver and jewelry pieces, wonderful Chinese and Japanese decorative accessories and original works of art by noted, listed artists will all come up for bid at A.B. Levy’s Antiques, Fine Art & Jewels auction scheduled […]

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  • 19
    Feb

Fine Art, Design, Orientalia, and Clocks on the Block at Hess Fine Auctions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – More than 125 lots of rare and highly collectible Orientalia, fine art, design pieces, tribal art, antiquities, clocks and more will be sold in an Internet and catalog auction slated for Saturday, Feb. 22, by Hess Fine Auctions, with assistance from ATN Properties, LLC. Both companies are headquartered in St. Petersburg, […]

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  • 19
    Feb

LiveAuctioneers Wraps 2013 with Industry Leading Results, 70-Percent Traffic Increase

NEW YORK – LiveAuctioneers, the world’s most trusted Internet live-bidding platform for fine art, antiques and collectibles, recorded its best year ever in 2013, with gross online sales of $222.5 million. Founded in November 2002, the privately owned Manhattan-based company has maintained profitability literally since its inception. “While LiveAuctioneers has enjoyed a phenomenal growth rate […]

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  • 19
    Feb

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 02/19/2014

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics, back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers and rankings are courtesy of ICV2.com. Lists […]

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  • 18
    Feb

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Royal Doulton Copy, B. David Jewelry

QUESTION: I have a Royal Doulton “Lavinia” figure that I received from my grandmother. The logo on the bottom does not match the logo I found on websites featuring Royal Doulton marks. There is an “HN” but no number after it. What exactly do I have? – BN, by email. ANSWER: The first rule in […]

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  • 18
    Feb

Jenny Lind Beds: Jenny Didn’t Really Sleep Here

A lot of curious and spurious information has polluted the modern vocabulary of antique furniture in the last 100 years. Some of this was done inadvertently, some through ignorance promulgated by people who say a lot more than they really know and some of it through commercial attempts to establish a brand name or just […]

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