In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
An important collection of early Tombstone, Arizona, ephemera will be offered for sale at Heritage Auctions June 11, including rare and authentic Wild West documents.
Of the more than 300 lots of Beatles memorabilia in the Uwe Blaschke collection, coming to auction Sept. 19 through Heritage Auctions, is the band's first record contract.
Hundreds of dealers and thousands of collectors from across America are expected to flock to Union, Ill. June 13-15 for the 40th Annual Phonograph & Music Box Show.
Nearly 70 lots of Elvis artifacts will cross the auction block Jan. 8, during Graceland Auctions' The Auction of Graceland event. Leading all lots may be Elvis Presely's first driver's license, issued on March 24, 1952, and estimated at $15,000 to $20,000.
Come Oct. 5 Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum will be host to auction action as bidders vie for items from the collection of the late Waylon Jennings, a pioneer of outlaw country music, during a sale presented by Guernsey's.
The memory of Little Miss Miracle, Shirley Temple, will be honored during a book signing and exhibit at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum of Spencer, North Carolina.
If you thought expert wood carving and inlay work was only typical of fine furnishings, Steve Evans feature about head fiddles – with their elaborate design and whimsical character – will have you seeing things in a different light.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor dishes on the history and popularity of Victrola clones, past and present, while answering reader questions about the musical device.