The Hobo News Was Newspaper Devoted to Hobo Culture
New York paper from 1937, written by hobos for hobos, had a surprisingly long print run, was a hit during World War II, and even once drew acclaimed author W. Somerset Maugham to write a story.
Bidders Clamor for Certified Copy of Vampirella #1
Heritage Auctions' sale devoted exclusively to certified magazines is enormously popular with collectors, shows there’s demand for this niche.
Hake’s: Five decades of stimulating collecting zeal
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.
Beatles-used gear is Mount Everest of memorabilia
There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
Virgil Earp-signed Tombstone brothel license could bring $10K
An important collection of early Tombstone, Arizona, ephemera will be offered for sale at Heritage Auctions June 11, including rare and authentic Wild West documents.