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.
The prosperous World War II postwar era created a veritable "poster boom" that had two new and distinct Modern styles, one consumer and one corporate.
An Oct. 27, 2012 memorabilia sale from Rolling Stone guitarist Ronnie Wood, benefits MusiCares, a charity for those struggling with poverty and substance abuse. The Wood collection also includes fine antiques, furniture and decorative art, such as a a bronze statue of a jockey on a horse by Dame Elisabeth R.A.
San Francisco in the '60s brings thoughts of hippies and psychedelic rock, but the counterculture manifested itself in all the arts. Some of the rare 45 R.P.M. recordings from San Francisco bands have become valuable, but for collectors of the era's artifacts, the greatest prizes are often original copies of the...
A full sheet of 80 post-office-fresh Chinese Year of the Monkey stamps, purchased in 1980 by the consignor at a post office inside the People’s Republic of China, sold for $135,600 at a multi-estate auction.
Worldwide records were set for property from guitar master Les Paul: 1968 Les Paul Prototype Custom Recording Model sold for $180,000. Other highlights include a 1940s Epiphone Zephyr known as “Klunker #3,” which sold for $144,000 and a 1951 Fender No-Caster brought $216,000.
Julien's Auctions holding Hollywood Legends auction March 31-April 1 in Beverly Hills. Highlights include artifacts from the Golden Age of Hollywood to Superman including Charlie Chaplin iconic cane, Clark Gable's riding jacket from "Gone With The Wind" and screen used tablets from "The Ten Commandments."
For 24 years, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book Print and Paper Fair has drawn bibliophiles together to refine their collections. The fair was Feb. 4-5, 2012. The report from Fair exhibitors was positive. Rosemarie Rustico of San Francisco’s W C Antiques described the first day as “killer busy.” The second day...
A subscriber asks if his circa 1960s record made from an actual chest x-ray has any value while another reader learns her 1993 set of Elvis Presley postage stamps have gone up in value. Appraiser Will Gorges from JustAnswer says both unusual items are valuable.