Did you know some authentic vintage Japanese tin robots made in Japan have an American company logo? Test your knowledge of these Space Age playthings with Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know: VIntage Japanese Tin Robots.
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Think you know your Mancala from your Parker Brothers? Did you know the exact number of various Monopoly-themed games is unknown? Test your skill at games of skill in Ten Things You Don’t Know: Vintage board games.
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Breaking news this morning over at CBGxtra: An original page from Batman: The Dark Knight #3 set a record for the highest price paid for a piece of original art selling for $448,125. Artist Frank Miller has said of the … Read More +
LITCHFIELD, Ct. – More than 1,000 lots of fresh to the market quality property collected from distinguished New York and Connecticut estates and private collections will be sold in an online sale that ends May 4. Litchfield County Auctions‘ (LCA) … Read More +
Fans of the work of “Duck Man” Carl Barks made their presence felt at Heritage Comic Auctions’ February Signature Sale Feb. 24-26, when four of the five highest prices realized were for his original paintings of Walt Disney’s Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge. With more than 2,300 bidders, the auction realized nearly $4.3 million in sales.
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INDIANAPOLIS — Bruce and Donna Weir have assumed full responsibility of the Indy Ad Show from partners Doug and Sandra Moore. The Indy Antique Advertising Show is held twice each year at the Indianapolis Fairgrounds. Run by B&D Promotions, the … Read More +
The news of an odd or wacky antiques and collectibles museum going out of business always plucks a heart strings. Feelings or regret quickly turn to joy when auction results reward the former owner/collector/curator with a tidy nest egg. Such … Read More +
What is a comic-book cover and what does it do? Ask Donald A. Wollheim. He produced science-fiction and fantasy paperbacks starting in the 1950s. Among his many claims to fame was his discovery that a tiny cover detail could make a difference in sales. Specifically: If the cover of a Gothic romance novel showed a woman running from a darkened mansion, sales were higher if there was a light in one of the mansion’s windows. Read More +
This summer, Antiques Roadshow will once again crisscross the country in search of new treasures for Season 16 of PBS’s most watched show.The 2011 Tour stops are: Eugene, Ore. …………. June 4, 2011El Paso, Texas ……….. June 18, 2011Minneapolis, Minn. ….. July … Read More +
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Antiques and collectibles collecting clubs and societies are making plans earlier than usual for their 2011 shows and conventions. The Association of Collecting Clubs (ACC) already has well over 500 club events posted on their Club-Sponsored Events … Read More +