Monthly Archives: June 2016

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Halloween Girl doorstop, $29,500, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Littco Halloween Girl cast-iron doorstop sold for $29,500 at a Select Toys Auction held March 12 by Bertoia Auction in Vineland, N.J. Also, a Carlisle & Finch Freight Shed, the only known reported example, rose to $23,600; a Buddy ‘L’ pressed-steel Tugboat, made […]

On the Road to… Massachusetts

On the Road to... Massachusetts

Whether your travels take you to Western Mass and the beautiful Berkshires, or to Boston and its numerous attractions, Central Mass and its many antique destination towns, or the beaches and shops on Cape Cod, there is no shortage of things for the antique lover and collector to do or places to visit. ANTIQUES & […]

Original Artwork, Disney Cels, Ocean Liner Memorabilia & More at Philip Weiss Auctions June 15

The 550-lot auction will be held in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook, New York LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Original illustrations and paintings by the renowned science fiction artist Chesley Bonestell (Am., 1888-1986), original cover art from the legendary comic book artist Joe Kubert (Am., 1926-2012), rare and highly desirable Disney production cels […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Mickey Mantle rookie card, $501,900, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie baseball card, graded in Near Mint to Mint 8 condition, sold for $501,900 at a Platinum Night Sports Event held Feb. 20-21 by Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas, Tex.) in New York City. Also, a 1955 Topps Roberto […]