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 Chat Noir / Drouot (1898), by the French illustrator Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923), sold for $90,000 at Poster Auctions International, Inc., May 3, 2015.

Specialist revamps online poster price guide

NEW YORK – Poster Auctions International, Inc., has unveiled its all-new Poster Price Guide, an expanded and revamped version of its poster-dedicated database, consolidating a full pricing history of more than 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years. The new Poster Price...

The Authentication Company marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items to ensure their originality and authenticity.

Experts team up for petroliana authenticating effort

NOKOMIS, Ill. – A new company has been formed to mark and identify petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items as a means for ensuring their originality and authenticity. It’s The Authentication Company, LLC and it specializes in marking original period-correct items, to include signs, globes, cans, metal thermometers, displays and various...

Mid-19th century gold in quartz aesthetic native gold specimen from northern Sierra Nevada in California, featuring a leaf gold in quartz matrix with pyrite crystals (est. $3,600-$5,400).

Americana auction offers more than 2,000 lots

Holabird Western Americana’s 3-day Americana auction, Aug. 24-26 RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections’ upcoming Americana auction, planned for Aug. 24-26, marks the start of a summer-fall-winter season brimming with a number of major collections. The August event will be held online and in Holabird’s gallery at 3555 Airway Drive...