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.
Iconic moments and people can transform everyday items into extraordinary pieces of history. The Fender Stratocaster guitar played by Jimi Hendrix during the Monterey Pop Festival is one such item, and come June 17-18 a winning bidder will become the new owner of the legendary 'Strat'.
A 1938 model of tombstone radio, made by Zenith, may be music to the ears of bidders during Cordier Auctions upcoming auction.
It’s been a few years, but the Antique Trader Business Directory is back. Anyone operating an art, collectibles, antiques or related business is encouraged to get listed for free.
Hollywood garments and memorabilia associated with late actor Patrick Swayze, as well as items from his personal collection, will come before bidders April 28-29 through Julien's Auctions.
More than 700 lots of entertainment memorabilia, including evening evening gowns worn by Mary Pickford and Marilyn Monroe, photos of Boris Karloff and Jimmy Stewart, and 16mm film of westerns featuring John Wayne are coming to auction March 11 through Potter & Potter Auctions.
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.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
A reel-to-reel recording of The Beatles' 1964 performance at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York may realize upward of $2,000 during Cordier Auctions & Appraisals' Antique and Fine Art Auction, slated for Aug. 13-14.
The precursor to the first Apple personal computer, the Kenbak-1, set the course for easy-to-use and relatively affordable computers, and during an auction presented by Auction Team Breker recently, one of these early models commanded $45,500.
The trumpet used by Sam “The Bugler” Grossman to call the Preakniss and Belmont States horse races in 2015 is one of the more than 700 lots heading to sale Nov. 19, as offered by Philip Weiss Auctions.
Outfits and items once owned by the late Whitney Houston, during her Bodyguard World Tour, will be coming to auction Nov. 21 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Resort, and will be presented by Stevens Auctions.
The 2,735-lot auction currently being presented by Hake's Americana features more than 200 collecting categories, with items including a book by Benjamin Franklin from 1745, an original album cover for the Beatles’ 1964 studio album A Hard Day’s Night, and a Batman playset from the 1960s.
Of the more than 300 lots of Beatles memorabilia in the Uwe Blaschke collection, coming to auction Sept. 19 through Heritage Auctions, is the band's first record contract.
Nearly 175 lots of Elvis memorabilia, including a jumpsuit he wore during shows in 1976, will come before bidders during The Auction at Graceland being offered by Graceland Auctions, during Elvis Week 2015.
Hundreds of dealers and thousands of collectors from across America are expected to flock to Union, Ill. June 13-15 for the 40th Annual Phonograph & Music Box Show.
In recognition of the 60th anniversary of Elvis' inauguration into the music industry and his 80th birthday, legendary jukebox maker Rock-ola is offering for purchase limited edition "Elvis Presley 60th Anniversary of Rock n’ Roll 1954-2014," jukeboxes. Plus, the company is holding a sweepstakes in which one lucky person will win one of the commemorative jukeboxes.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of “The Sound of Music,” and the film continues to resonate with fans of all generations. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of Ten Things You Didn’t Know about this family friendly film and the von Trapp family.
Nearly 70 lots of Elvis artifacts will cross the auction block Jan. 8, during Graceland Auctions' The Auction of Graceland event. Leading all lots may be Elvis Presely's first driver's license, issued on March 24, 1952, and estimated at $15,000 to $20,000.
Three microphones used by The Beatles are expected to rock the house during Heritage Auctions' Dec. 6-8 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction.
Come Oct. 5 Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum will be host to auction action as bidders vie for items from the collection of the late Waylon Jennings, a pioneer of outlaw country music, during a sale presented by Guernsey's.
Seventy-two lots of seldom-seen Elvis memorabilia, from private collections, will come to market Aug. 14 during the first-ever "Auction at Graceland," held during the very popular Elvis Week celebration.
Gramophones, graphophones, cylinder players are among the more than 500 antique musical devices heading to market July 19-20 through Donley Auction Services.