Tag Archives: Hake’s Americana & Collectibles

Star Wars, Comics, Superman, and Politicals Dominate at Hake’s

Star Wars, Comics, Superman, and Politicals Dominate at Hake's

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn The final auction of Hake’s Americana & Collectibles’ 50th year, #222, was held November 14-16, 2017 and it turned out to be the most successful one in the company’s five decades. The $1,754,464 realized

Comic Timing

Comic Timing

by J.C. Vaughn After a period in which a number of character watches enjoyed values that we might call “overly robust,” the market has stabilized and it seems that we’re now in period of some real bargains. “Character watches have

Big Year for Comics, Comic Art Continues

Big Year for Comics, Comic Art Continues

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn It’s been an exciting year for popular culture, and it’s not showing any signs of letting up just yet. Starting with Hake’s Americana & Collectibles’ first offerings from the Franco Toscanini Superman collection, virtually

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mickey and Minnie display, $29,222, Hake’s Americana

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mickey and Minnie display, $29,222, Hake's Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Mickey and Minnie Mouse mechanical store display pair, made circa 1935 for Old King Cole, sold for $29,222 at an absentee and online auction (#214) held March 17

Original Comic Art Commands Continued Attention

Original Comic Art Commands Continued Attention

Original Comic Art Commands Continued Attention Original comic book and comic strip art continues to present a compelling story in the world of vintage, rare, pop culture collectibles, witnessed by the recent transactions at several auction houses. By J.C. Vaughn

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury Zombies at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn In director George A. Romero’s 1978 film Dawn of the Dead, one of the characters remembers what his