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AAGPBL Bobblehead

Bobblehead Hall of Fame unveils AAGPBL Bobbleheads

MILWAUKEE, WI – The morning of Friday, Aug. 17, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled the first complete series of officially licensed, limited edition (All-American Girl Professional Baseball League) AAGPBL Bobbleheads. A bobblehead was produced for each of the 15 AAGPBL teams that played from 1943 to 1954, marking...

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...

Vintage Tupperware ‘Wonderlier Bowl’ set

Vintage Tupperware is making a comeback with collectors

Vintage Tupperware appeals to many Tupperware, the Central Florida-based brand of plastic products, comes with a lifetime guarantee against chipping, cracking or peeling – and it’s a good bet that many kitchen cupboards worldwide contain at least one piece, some even 50 years old. “My favorite Tupperware piece is flourier, a...

Luke Skywalker action figure

Star Wars action figures eclipse $200,000 at auction

DALLAS – A collection of 23 Star Wars action figures sold at auction for a total of $201,180. The premiere Star Wars toys sold through Heritage Auctions during the firm’s Comics & Comic Art Auction, held Aug. 2-4 in Dallas, Texas, which brought in a total of $6,670,739. The valuable action figure collection...

Signed Masters flag

Masters flags flying high among golf collectibles

By George Petro Masters flags auction results; reprinted with permission from the Golf Collectors Society, The Bulletin, June 2018 Golf collectibles at auction Hands-on live auctions in the United States and Great Britain, and the Golf Collectors Society shows, once were the primary collector learning centers. Today, the images and descriptions...