In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
The U.S. Senate ID card of John F. Kennedy, signed in fountain pen and issued in 1952, sold for $20,000 during RR Auctions' May auction.
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.
Long after the current election season is in the record books, political memorabilia including posters, buttons and flags, will join a rich legacy of political artifacts.
Renown political memorabilia authority and pioneer of the collectibles auction industry, Ted Hake, was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the American Political Items Collectors’ (APIC) group July 9, during the the organization's national convention.
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.
The American Political Items Collectors (APIC) will host its annual convention July 6-10, and for the first time, will open the show portion of the convention to the public.
It was a truly historic showing of antique bottles during Norman C. Heckler & Company's March Premiere Auction, which saw a Masonic flask top $56K.
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...