Collectibles

8 premiere presidential and political lots to watch

Did you know Teddy Roosevelt's journeys are the subject of a vintage board game? Or, that Abraham Lincoln helped change the 'face of presidential campaigning'? These are just a couple of the fascinating facts represented by objects in Heritage Auctions' Feb. 24 political memorabilia auction.
Contemporary sailor's valentine

Contemporary artists carry on sailors’ valentine tradition

Natural history and art come together in the form of the shell mosaics known as sailors’ valentines. A traditional 19th or early 20th century shell mosaic from Barbados usually includes a flower design. It also includes some form of heart, and perhaps a special verse or message. Among the sentiments featured...