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  • Aug 12 2013
  • 12 Aug 2013

Game-Used Bats: The Challenge of Authentication

One of the most highly desirable pieces of high-end baseball memorabilia that collectors pursue is the game-used bat. It is also one of the hardest […]

  • Aug 6 2013
  • 6 Aug 2013

Vintage Sports Pennants Provide Historical and Collectible Value

While still produced and available at stadiums around the country, the team pennant as we know them today are more of fan shop novelties than […]

  • Aug 5 2013
  • 5 Aug 2013

Early A. E. (Elmer) Crowell Bufflehead Drake Decoy Realizes $207,000 at Auction

HYANNIS, Mass. – An early bufflehead drake decoy, made around 1910-12 by the renowned carver A.E. (Elmer) Crowell—the highest-graded bufflehead drake by Crowell ever offered, […]

  • Aug 4 2013
  • 4 Aug 2013

Auction Report: World War I Squadron Insignia, Archive Take Top-Lot Honors

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. — A World War I squadron insignia and archive pertaining to American pilot Lt. Paul Green took the top lot with a winning […]

  • Jul 25 2013
  • 25 Jul 2013

Kevin Smith’s Low-Key Celebrity Auctions Benefits The Wayne Foundation

Celebrity auctions come in all shapes and sizes. Most of them are for charitable causes, while some are estate liquidations. You’ll find celebrities auctioning off […]

  • Jul 18 2013
  • 18 Jul 2013

Collecting Outlaws: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Recently, gangsters were in the news in many ways. Jimmy Hoffa was “unearthed”—or wasn’t—again. Respected actor James Gandolfini, who portrayed mob boss Tony Soprano, died. […]

  • Jul 15 2013
  • 15 Jul 2013

Rare, Important A. E. Crowell Decoys to Headline Decoys Unlimited Auction

HYANNIS, Mass. – Rare and important early 20th-century decoys by the renowned carver A. E. (Elmer) Crowell, plus other highly collectible decoys, nautical items and […]

  • Jul 12 2013
  • 12 Jul 2013

MLB’s All-Star FanFest Filled with Collectible Opportunities

This weekend, the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York will be home to the world’s largest interactive baseball exhibit. Major League Baseball’s annual […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Joe Namath Football Passer Toy

QUESTION: I recently rediscovered my Joe Namath Passer, a plastic toy standing approximately two feet tall and which could “pass” a plastic football across the […]

  • Jun 24 2013
  • 24 Jun 2013

The Stanley Cup: Original Six Match-Up Provides Collectible Options

This year’s Stanley Cup Finals—won by the Chicago Blackhawks in spectacular fashion in six games earlier this week—featured two of the league’s oldest teams in […]