An 1844 campaign banner for the Polk candidacy soared to $185,000, setting a new world record, during an auction of the second part of the Merrill C. Berman Collection, presented by Heritage Auctions on June 27.
The great grand-niece-in-law of Archibald McMahon, one of the players on The Brooklyn Atlantics team of 1860, is the consignor of a rare team baseball card, headlining Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night Sports Auction, held July 30, in conjunction with the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo offers a bit of soapstone history in his assessment of a reader's vase, which he values at $100 to $150.
The sale of a enamel, paste-set musical automation clock for $3.7 million, became the highest auction result to come out of German this year, and the most paid for an item at a livestream Auctionata sale, when the clock was sold during the June 20 Important Asian Art Auction.
A seldom-seen large-version Old South Church 'still' bank is expected to be a standout among more than 1,250 lots of banks and toys coming before bidders July 11-12. About half of the items in the sale, which is being presented by RSL Auction Co., is from the extensive antique toy and bank collection of...
Thousands of patriotic World War I posters will cross the auction block at Guernsey’s July 8-9. The extensive collection of posters, thought to be the largest of its kind, was amassed by the late Col. Edward H. McCrahon.
Morphy Auctions is expanding once again, with the establishment of an Antique & Vintage Fishing Tackle, Baits & Ephemera department, headed by well-known collector and dealer, Joe Stagnitti.
Sculptures by French artist Edgar Degas, plus art by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Alexander Calder, Andre Masson, Roy Lichtenstein, and dozens of others. from the collection of noted Memphis collector and restorer will come to auction June 13.
A photograph of the woman considered by many to be the world's first supermodel is featured in the 235-lot auction at Dreweatts on June 4.
From game uniforms, including one worn by Reggie Jackson, to railroad passes issued to Brigham Young and a signed photo of Walt Disney, the May 21 Discovery Sale at Philip Weiss Auctions is packed with more than 500 eclectic items.