An 1844 campaign banner for the Polk candidacy soared to $185,000, setting a new world record, during an auction of the second part of the Merrill C. Berman Collection, presented by Heritage Auctions on June 27.
J. Levine Auction & Appraisers is prepping for a diverse pair of auctions to round out July and kick off Aug. Among the more notable items is a carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, and Bat Masterson's 1882 revolver.
Did you know, although Steiff is frequently associated with bears, the first stuffed toy created by the company was an elephant? In this Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn shares nine more fascinating facts about Steiff.
John Adams-Graf, editor of Military Trader and Military Vehicles magazines, explains why it’s important to work on an inventory of your collection, which can be as simple or as complicated as you wish to make it.
The 34th annual Radiofest will turn things up in July 31-Aug 2, 2015 in Burr Ridge, Ill.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' July 14-16 auction features items from a who's who of superheroes. Among the superheroes to be represented are the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Superman, Mickey Mouse, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Martin Dihigo, the only five-nation Hall of Fame baseball player.
A seldom-seen large-version Old South Church 'still' bank is expected to be a standout among more than 1,250 lots of banks and toys coming before bidders July 11-12. About half of the items in the sale, which is being presented by RSL Auction Co., is from the extensive antique toy and bank collection of...
An animated Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider political pin is one of 75 items in the July 15 currency and political memorabilia auction being offered by Pook & Pook.
Among the nearly 500 lots scheduled for Witherell's summer auction (July 1-15), is a late 19th century wooden santos (a religious statue) with a high estimate of more than $1K.
Morphy Auctions is expanding once again, with the establishment of an Antique & Vintage Fishing Tackle, Baits & Ephemera department, headed by well-known collector and dealer, Joe Stagnitti.