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Heartwarming Final 'Winnie-the-Pooh' Drawing Could be Worth $350,000
Arguably the most important Winnie-the-Pooh drawing in existence, the touching last illustration of Pooh and Piglet together in children's classic highlights Bonhams December event.
Kovels' Price Guide Remains a Collector's Best Friend
Few things in life are as enduring as Terry Kovel and her namesake book that helped to define a fledgling hobby. We celebrate the 55th edition of this impressive work and the woman who still makes it so.
Most Famous Nickel in The World Sells for $4.2 Million
A bogus 1913 Liberty Head nickel with a sordid yet fascinating history now has millions of reasons to be even more interesting.
Women’s Suffrage and the Celebration of a Hard-Fought Right to Vote
For more than half the population of the United States, the right to vote was denied. Not until 1920 with the passing of the 19th Amendment did women secure the right to vote. A look at the struggle and the memorabilia that tells the story.
Michigan Art Dealer Scammed Seniors in $1.6 Million Scheme
Owner of well-known gallery allegedly faked serious health problems, including being in a coma, and created fictitious employees to defraud elderly customers in yearslong ruse.
'Ordinary' Chinese Vase Shocks the World, Sells for $8.8 Million at Auction
A seemingly run-of-the-mill vase worth less than $2,000 stuns the collecting world by selling for more than 4,000 times its estimated value.
Auction Results Prove Betty White is Still a 'Golden Girl'
How much do we love Betty White? Someone just paid $10,000 for her front door during the late actress's estate sale at Julien's Auctions.
Rare Air! Jordan Jersey Sells for Record-Setting $10.1 Million
A "Last Dance" game-worn jersey worn by Michael Jordan in 1998 sets record for most expensive sports jersey sold at auction.
Nicknamed the 'Carson Bar,' Enormous Gold Ingot Sells for $2 Million
Massive gold bar from California Gold Rush, made famous by Johnny Carson appearance, was discovered in historic 'Ship of Gold' wreckage in 1988.
Author explains how antique photographs of dogs and people reveal a picture perfect bond
Anthony Cavo shares his passion for old photographs, dogs and how cherishing both led to his heartwarming new book: "Love Immortal: Antique Photographs and Stories of Dogs and Their People."
Elmer's Amazing Pedal Car Collection at Mecum Auctions
Nearly 800 pedal cars and assorted other goodies from the world-class Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum collection goes under the hammer September 14-17 at Mecum Auctions.