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Starry-Eyed: Collectible Movie Star Ads

Starry-Eyed: Collectible Movie Star Ads

Story & Photos by Donald-Brian Johnson Editor’s Note: During the infancy of Hollywood Glamour photography, the studios wanted their audience to believe that their stars were born. But in reality, they were “made” – molded, refined, packaged – by the

Morphy Auctions’ March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale

Morphy Auctions' March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale

Morphy Auctions’ March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale to Feature Fine Collections of Guns, Edged Weapons, Headwear and Uniforms, And Other Collectible Militaria Categories Denver, Pennsylvania, February 13, 2018 – Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market

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Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1795 U.S. half dollar coin, $141,000, Legend Rare Coin

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1795 U.S. half dollar coin, $141,000, Legend Rare Coin

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Condition Census 1795 U.S. half-dollar coin, graded PCGS MS62, sold for $141,000 at a Regency Auction held December 14th by Legend Rare Coin of Lincroft, N.J., in conjunction

What’s Selling on eBay: January 2018

What's Selling on eBay: January 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,550 (20 bids, 6 bidders): Large Lot Eames Fiberglass Shell Chairs 32 pcs. Dark Green, Orange and Yellow. Lot of 32 Eames for Herman Miller fiberglass shell chairs, great original condition, selling as one

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Pop Culture Horizons: Looking at Different Niches

Pop Culture Horizons: Looking at Different Niches

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn The theoretical downtime between big auction news events and my own writing deadlines during the holidays granted me a few moments to think about how fortunate I am to work with authors who are

Great Collections: January 2018

Great Collections: January 2018

A Conversation with Janice E. Kelsh Founder of the Miniature Piano Enthusiast Club She may not be as famous as dimpled, sequined fellow collector Liberace or as funny as Schroeder, the miniature piano man of the Peanuts comic strip; nor

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Up to Snuff

Collecting Antique Snuff Boxes Story and Photos by Donald-Brian Johnson Hmmmm… Just what are those elaborate little boxes intended for, anyway? Trinkets? Change? Cufflinks and earrings? Breath mints? The answer: none of the above. These exquisite examples of design artistry

Casablanca posters star in Heritage Auctions’ $2 million Vintage Movie Posters Event

Rare Dracula statuette cracks top 10 lots Nov. 19-20 in Dallas DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Posters Auction Nov. 19-20 in Dallas, which realized a total of $1,918,571.