Two of bluesman Willie Brown’s three Paramount records have never been found, but a $25,000 bounty may change all of that ... You know you’re a big deal when blues legend Robert Johnson name-checks you in a song (“Crossroads”), and you’re backing Charley Patton and Son House. So why are two of...
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.
Sony pulls the plug on its famous Walkman brand and the move stokes nostalgic collectors who find some examples selling online for more than $300 each.
Forbes magazine just named Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley the top-earning dead celebrities, respectively, for 2010, but buyers at the recent Gotta Have It! Rock and Roll Pop Culture Auction flipped that equation around.
What do you do when you’ve got thousands of rarely seen ads for blues records?
You love movies. You love rock and roll. So, like the proverbial Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, two great things should be really great together, right? Well, maybe. Just like everything else in collecting, it all comes down to the laws of supply and demand.
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 rare Whiting and Davis Clark Gable enameled handbag was the top seller at the Collect.com Auctions Collectibles Auction No. 1. The auction, which closed Dec. 16, 2009, saw 215 lots sell for a total of $26,001, including the buyer’s premium.
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.
One of the finest Vivid Pink diamonds to ever appear for sale at auction brought in more than twice its low-end pre-sale estimate at Christie’s annual fall jewelry sale Dec. 1, 2009, in Hong Kong.