A glazed cotton parade campaign flag touting the Lincoln-Hamlin ticket of the 1860 election set a world record for a name flag, realizing $40,124, during Hake's July 2017 sale.
Sal Giudice's appreciation for fireworks dates back more than five decades, with half of that time spent amassing an impressive collection of fireworks and related memorabilia.
A thank you letter three decades in the making, from a long-time fan to the incomparable, iconic, and heroic Wonder Woman.
An early 20th century political poster touting McKinnley's 'prosperity plan' may see $20,000, and lead campaign keepsakes during Hake's auction Nov. 15-17.
Hake's Americana's upcoming auction, slated for July 12-14, features a 'little of this and a little of that', including an 1860 political campaign flag, a collection of 'Man from U.N.C.L.E' memorabilia, and more in the 2,800+ lots.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the January 2013 edition of Comics Buyer’s Guide (#1697). It never hit me till now: Stan Lee is an editorial icon. In fact, if you were to ask folks today to name an editor they’d recognize as such, if they were standing in an elevator with...
Hake's Americana & Collectibles is offering a truly diverse selection in its Auction #217, which is open for bidding now until auction close, Mar. 15-17. Among the 2,784 lots in the sale are 600 investment-quality items of political memorabilia, along with seldom-seen pop culture treasures including a poster for a 1969 performance of the...
It may have been clear (albeit dangerous) enough in 1776, but figuring out what “independence” amounts to in the comics world is not as obvious. We call them “independent” publishers, “indie” publishers, or even “indy” publishers — and their comics the same. But each of us means something slightly different by “independent.” And that’s...
An 120-item collection of Superman premiums, licensed merchandise, movie promos, and original art, realized more than $250,000 at a summer auction that finished at more than $1.2 million, through Hake's Americana & Collectibles.
In an unparalleled exhibition, 50 pieces of original art by art icon Will Eisner will appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, Baltimore, beginning Sept. 26.