Dr. Anthony Cavo, a graduate appraiser of the Asheford Institute of Antiques, weighs in on the history and value of two early 20th century service posters.
The Curt Swan cover art for Action Comics #309 helped rewrite the record books at Hake’s when it closed at $112,015 at the Nov. 19-21 auction at Hake's, which finished with total sales of $1,346,848, the highest-grossing auction since the company’s launch in 1967.
Hake’s Americana Auction #210 is chock-full of rare and beautifully preserved memorabilia, including examples from Maurice Sendak’s own Disneyana collection.
The Don & Maggie Thompson pedigree collection debuts with high-grade examples of key books, including a Near Mint 9.4 copy of The Avengers #1, estimated to bring $80,000+ Nov. 21-23 in Beverly Hills DALLAS – One of the finest known copies of The Avengers #1, CGC NM 9.4, is expected to bring $80,000+ to...
Comic book authority Maggie Thompson and her late husband Don have spent a lifetime perpetuating the cultural significance of the comic book. Maggie shares her collecting insights before the Don/Maggie Thompson Pedigree Collection goes under the gavel in an auction that is giving collectors a chance to own top-rated comics with impeccable provenance.
Kaminski Auctions will host its next Fine Asian Art and Antiques Auction, starting at 10 a.m. March 30, at 117 Elliot St., Beverly, Mass. One of the items garnering the most pre-auction excitement is a large carved jade piece.
The iconic Norman Rockwell painting, “Willie Gillis: Package From Home,” will be offered at auction in Chicago Dec. 1, 2012. The 1941 painting is the first of a series for the Saturday Evening Post that followed the fictional Willie Gillis through his World War II U.S. military service.
More than 500 dealers from throughout the country, Europe and Asia are bringing together the latest trends, great design ideas, vintage fashion and one-of-a-kind treasures for a two-day shopping experience at The Pier Show Nov. 17-18.
With a diversity seldom matched in other venues, Hake’s Americana & Collectibles' 207th auction holds nearly 3,000 items in more than 200 collecting categories; the online event closes Nov. 13-15, 2012.
There are Easter witches and Salem witches (which were not witches at all), there are witches on broomsticks and ones that have never learned the art of flying. Collectors can have a field day incorporating these images into the magic of a witchy Halloween display.