A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
The Curt Swan cover art for Action Comics #309 helped rewrite the record books at Hake’s when it closed at $112,015 at the Nov. 19-21 auction at Hake's, which finished with total sales of $1,346,848, the highest-grossing auction since the company’s launch in 1967.
Heritage Auctions sees their best year to date, with comics, sports, and fine & decorative art setting new highs in 2012.
"The bottom line is that service and value will always sell, and Heritage specializes in the very best of both," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions in regards to the firm's record $806 million in gross sales. U.S. Coins continue to be the backbone of the company with the category...