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Preston Evans’ Opportunities charges out of retirement with jukebox and music machine sale

After a four-year hiatus, the well-known vintage items auction known as Preston Evans' Opportunities Auction is back with a selection of choice, seldom-offered antiques and collectibles that will bedazzle even the most seasoned collectors. This oportunity auction is made possible by Evans' dear friend, who has never sold even one item from his collection...

Jaw-dropping vintage celebrity and sports memorabilia offered Aug. 4, 2011 during Chicago’s National Sports Show

"Shoeless Joe" Jackson's "Black Betsy" bat, Bobby Jones' personal Augusta National Green Jacket, 1908 Cy Young Boston Red Sox Uniform, a 1952 baseball signed by both Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe - all are major highlights in Heritage's Aug. 4, 2011 sports memorabilia auction taking place during the Chicago National Sports Show. The jaw-dropping...

Astrid Kirchherr Beatles photographic archive heads to auction

While shooting the music scene in Hamburg, Germany, young photographer Astrid Kirchherr met a captivating group of musicians performing under the name The Silver Beatles. Despite the charms of members Paul, John and George, Astrid's affections were captured by Stuart .... Stuart Sutcliffe, aka, the "fifth Beatle." Kirchherr's photographs of what would become the...