During the last three months, there has been a resurgence of discussion surrounding the creation of an antiques trade association. Although this is not a new idea to our hobby, it appears this time the talk is more earnest. Groups … Read More +
Call it the investment of a lifetime, a 7.0 CGC graded copy of Detective #27, the first appearance of "The Batman," bought off the newsstand for a dime by Sacramento-native Robert Irwin when he was 13 years old, and subsequently put away and forgotten until the early 1990s, made its hobby debut and sold for $492,938.
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A black fedora signed by Michael Jackson is one of the keynote lots in Collect.com Auctions’ Sports & Americana Auction No. 6 closing Dec. 9, 2010. The auction offers 826 lots in categories including entertainment memorabilia, sports cards, game-used items and more than 100 license plates signed by sports figures and entertainers.
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During an organizational meeting Nov. 17 of the Madison Bouckville Antique Dealers Association it was announced The Results Group, a Syracuse, NY based event marketing firm, has signed a multi-year agreement to lease the site of the former Madison Bouckville … Read More +
Shawn Williams’ article at CBGxtra.com takes a thought-provoking the-future-is-now look at how the latest indie comic books are being published. By indie, he’s not talking smaller companies such as Dark Horse or Oni Press. He’s talking about independent authors and … Read More +
This week, Worthpoint announced the number of paid subscribers has topped 10,000, a major milestone in the company’s newly relaunched business plan. The site was started in 2007 by collector/dealer/business guru Will Seippel. In 2008, the company purchased GoAntiques.com, one … Read More +
OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A massive three-day weekend sale slated for Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions will feature hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots of toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia, Hollywood memorabilia, vintage dolls, antique advertising, coin-ops and more. Read More +
Early 2010 was marked by a trio of high-end sales of historically significant comics. Those results have changed everything the world has imagined about comic-book values. Read More +
A pleasure to peruse, “Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals,” written by Patti Polk, who has more than 20 years of rock collecting, cutting and polishing experience, is a beautiful, full-color guide that focuses primarily on the rocks and minerals that the majority of people are interested in for lapidary, jewelry or specimens for display. Read More +
LOS ANGELES – Bonhams & Butterfields was honored to feature a selection of important books from the Estate of Glenn Goldman during the Sunset Estate Auction on Aug. 22, 2010. Goldman was the founder and owner of the legendary Los Angeles independent bookstore, Book Soup, which opened in 1975. Read More +