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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A touching story of a Baltimore-area convent that inherited a T206 Honus Wagner baseball card moved the buyer to pay several thousand dollars more than the card’s market value.
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Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of shortstop Honus Wagner. But she quickly learned the baseball great is a revered figure among collectors, and the most sought-after baseball card in history. And thanks to an unexpected donation, one of the … Read More +
DALLAS – The School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore are about to receive a little divine love from the “Holy Grail of Baseball Cards.” A newly discovered T206 Honus Wagner card, left to the convent by the brother of … 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 +
In an interview covering ocean liner memorabilia, theatrical producer Steve Hickson told me for most collectors in that category, their ‘gateway drug’ is the original Titanic flick. Read More +
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Cordier Antiques & Auctions’ Spring antique and fine art sale, May 22-23, offered a series of diverse collections ranging from military to autographs to unusual furniture. The 780-lot sale was held over two days in Camp Hill, Pa., across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg. Read More +
Collectors dove into more than 700 aviation, astronaut and military autographs sold across 54 lots in Collectible Classics’ CC28 online auction Aug. 31. Licensed as a Pennsylvania auction company, Collectible Classics specializes in “collector-sized” affordable lots of sports cards, sports memorabilia and Americana. Read More +
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Appealing to many more than just general black memorabilia collectors, the Ken Oden collection of African American and African ephemera and photography saw world record prices realized in several categories when it was sold Aug. 24-25 Read More +
NEW YORK – “Iconic Objects” including original items from legends Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Einstein and Elizabeth Taylor, among others will headline Guernsey’s Auction House’s important Sept. 24 event. Held in New York City’s Park Avenue Armory Read More +