NEW HOPE, Pa. – Whether the object of their fascination is Old Master paintings or baseball cards, collectors agree on one point: knowledge is king. And it was knowledge that led to a very sweet return for the consignor of a Marklin gauge 1 train set in Noel Barrett’s $955,000 Spring Auction held on...
Human conquest of the cosmos has the ability to inspire humans like little else and, in the brief time we’ve been slipping these surly bonds, we’ve done remarkably well, all things considered.
What’s your passion? Early Ming vases? Hepplewhite chairs? Art Nouveau jewelry? One in three Americans collects something. Even antique collections that start as hobbies can quickly build in value to thousands, or even millions, of dollars. Once the collection becomes a significant part of your net worth, it should be considered in any wealth...
Lots ranging from toys to fine art, vintage photographs and a 60,000-plus hoard of sports cards will be offered up in Collect.com’s Sports and Americana Auction.
A Babe Ruth single-signed baseball was the top seller at the Collect.com Auctions Sports & Americana Auction No. 3. The auction, which closed on Dec. 3, 2009, saw 655 lots sold for a total of $260,451, including the buyer’s premium.
Historic collections fuel strong bidding and command notable prices at recent high-end Sports and Americana event
Spectacular, full-color paintings with vivid backgrounds – plus four Babe Ruths – made up Goudey Gum Co. set
LITCHFIELD, Conn. – A major auction to help finish the interior of the new addition to the Litchfield Firehouse will be held Nov. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. at the firehouse, located at 258 West Street.
OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A 3-volume set of the iconic Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien (The Fellowship of the Rings, The Two Towers and The Return of the King), with one of the books signed by the author himself, sold for $14,600 at a two-day weekend multi-estate sale held Oct. 3-4
I’ve never understood it for a moment, and it’s bugged me for 35 years and counting. It’s like some Fred Flintstone type from the Pleistocene epoch dragging himself out of the muck and the mire, club in hand, promptly discovering fire in the morning and by the early afternoon he’s composing a symphony worthy...