Air Force One “Flies” to Denver
Air Force One, with the words “United States of America” emblazoned across its body and the Stars and Stripes on its tail, has been called the “most recognizable aircraft in the world.” So motorists on I-35 and I-70 next week shouldn’t have trouble identifying it. Except they won’t be looking skyward when they see the Boeing 707.
Peacock Elvis, stolen paintings found, Honus Wagner collectibles
Are you collectibles crazy? A celebrity fan? Do you have a hunka-hunka burning desire to own Elvis’ peacock jumpsuit? (Yes, you read that right, PEACOCK.)
Superhero collectibles, designer’s art collection, high-scoring Yankees memorabilia
Spidey and Superman collectibles to go under the hammer, Yankees memorabilia sell for memorable prices, a lovestruck guy gets busted for buying antiques dolls
Lights, camera, bid!
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
Antiques & Collectibles: July Auctions
There are a couple of hot, hot auctions slated for July with a noteworthy selection of items for sale. Don’t let the summer doldrums keep you from what’s really important—collecting.
Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles
In eccentric collectibles, model Kate Moss drops a hair extension in Berlin that results in bids on eBay and in fine art, a contested painting sets a new record for a Latin work. Iowan floods that brought the heartbreaking loss of a baseball legend’s memorabilia prompts an article on sports collectibles insurance, a Gold Rush-era coin is put on display, and a doll hits the big screen.
WorthPoint to Co-Sponsor American Presidential Experience During Democratic National Convention in Denver
WorthPoint will co-sponsor the American Presidential Experience during the Democratic National Convention in Denver in August. The announcement was made at a news conference hosted by Denver Mayor John W. Hickenlooper and the Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee.
Collected News June 30 Update
A Warhol lawsuit shares the news with a Warhol celebrity portrait for sale, a French art dealer is exposed as a smuggler and part of a recent Impressionist armed robbery, Chinese Olympic collectibles hit the market and family heirlooms turn prized antiques into a reason for therapy in today’s collected news of late.
Warhol for Charity
Mark’s HR 3221
Controversial Housing Bill Includes Provision to Tax E-Commerce
While both houses of Congress have been working with dispatch to pass a massive 630-page bill to aid homeowners facing mortgage default, on June 25, an amendment was slipped into the bill that would have a marked impact on Internet commerce for collectibles, antiques and small businesses.