Ephemera

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Taylor, 79

Elizabeth Taylor passed away this morning in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of complications from congestive heart failure. She was 79. The winner of two Academy Awards (plus a special Award for her humanitarian efforts), Taylor was much more than a Silver Screen star — she was glamour personified; a talented actress; and...

Vintage Hawaii “state” survey maps purchased for $800

A grouping of Hawaii “state” survey maps found a new home for a final bid of $800 against a presale estimate of $275 to $375 at Old World Auctions Feb. 16, 2011. The territory surveys, touted as “an exceptional set of large, brightly colored maps” in A+ condition, included Hawaii (1901, 31 inches by...

Congrats to a new year (and new look) for Goldmine

Goldmine Magazine, our sister publication, underwent some pretty impressive changes at the turn of the year. The verdict from subscribers and advertisers has been overwhelmingly positive. The magazine looks super cool and has a broad range of articles, interviews and features for lovers of vintage music memorabilia, vinyl records and even vintage posters. After...