Monthly Archives: June 2015

James Julia Announces Toy & Doll Auction, June 19th

Fairfield, ME ~ June 19, 2015.  On a seemingly steady stellar trajectory, the auction firm of James D. Julia, Inc. have been building on a stream of successes for many years running.  In 2015 alone, Julia’s has already seen a $16 Million firearms auction, and two multimillion dollar Asian art auctions including a special single […]

Gavels n Paddles: Palestine £5 banknote, $12,980, Archives Int'l

Gavels n Paddles: Palestine £5 banknote, $12,980, Archives Int'l

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1944 Palestine Currency Board  £5 note dated 1944, with rare F prefix, sold for $12,980 at a sale of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, Federal bonds and documents and security printing ephemera held March 10 by Archives International Auctions in Fort Lee, N.J. (www.ArchivesInternational.com). […]

Drinking to the Future

Cellarettes in Nineteenth Century America By Erica P. Lome “In the corner [of his grandfather’s house] as you enter the door in the dining room stood the ‘wine cooler’ of polished mahogany, inlaid with wreaths of satin wood, octagon in shape, about three feet high, on six spindling square legs, divided inside with compartments, each […]

Pop Culture Meets Reality on Overstreet Cover

Pop Culture Meets Reality on Overstreet Cover

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn The cinematic successes of the X-Men franchise for Twentieth Century Fox, then the Spider-Man franchise from director Sam Raimi for Sony, and the Batman franchise from director Christopher Nolan for Warner Bros. each had a good bit to do with setting the level of expectations for the blockbuster superheroes summer […]

On the Road to… California

California has it all in June – fun in the sun weather, beaches, the mountains, wine, music, museums… and outdoor flea markets and antique shows up and down the coast, and throughout the state. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS, COLLECTIBLE EVENTS Pasadena Antique Show and Sale May 29-31, 11am-7pm Pasadena, CA  www.facebook.com/BustamanteShows/  The Pasadena Antique Show […]

Record-breaking prices power May Heritage Sports auction to $8.3 million tally

The hobby shows continued strength as Heritage drops gavel on $18M+ in sales in just 90 days DALLAS, TX – After the most important sports collectibles auction of the 21st century commanded nearly $10M on a snowy February 2015 Platinum Night in Manhattan, Heritage Auctions’ Sports continued its impressive run in Dallas, May 14-16, 2015, […]

Publisher’s Corner: June 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Is your web site mobile? Recently we at The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles went through a redesign and repurposing of our web site in an effort to provide dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts with the most current resources and news to actively engage in the antiques & collectibles marketplace. Our web site is now a […]

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents "Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs"

Exhibition Highlights Career of Celebrated “New Yorker Artist” and Award-Winning Graphic Memoirist Stockbridge, MA, May 19, 2015—Over the past 37 years, readers of “The New Yorker” have been enjoying cartoonist Roz Chast’s signature style and wit. In her humorously poignant 2014 graphic memoir, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” Chast delved into her personal […]