Not one, but two pairs of tap shoes worn by Shirley Temple Black, during her years as a child star of the silver screen, are among the lots from her childhood and years as a U.S. diplomat headlining a Dec. 5-6 auction at Heritage Auctions.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' July 14-16 auction features items from a who's who of superheroes. Among the superheroes to be represented are the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Superman, Mickey Mouse, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Martin Dihigo, the only five-nation Hall of Fame baseball player.
Original Picasso 'Mediterranean Sunshine' with provenance of his daughter is one of several special pieces being brought to market Nov. 11-13 by Hake's.
A photograph of Princess Elizabeth, circa 1942, took top lot, with a final bid of $8,791 during a June 5 autographs auction offered by Fraser’s Autographs and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions.
Everything from antique political buttons to vintage political propaganda and more, will be showcased during The Midwest Regional Political Collectors annual meeting Sept. 19-21, in Indianapolis.
With a diversity seldom matched in other venues, Hake’s Americana & Collectibles' 207th auction holds nearly 3,000 items in more than 200 collecting categories; the online event closes Nov. 13-15, 2012.