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.
Rock star's music memorabilia coming to auction
Glittery vintage platform shoes, an uncommon Chickering concert piano, concert-used instruments, all from the collection Brad Delp, former lead singer of the band Boston, is coming up for auction.
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.