Monthly Archives: March 2017

Autographed 45 of The Beatles’ Please Please Me may bring $40,000 at Heritage Auctions

Signed double-single record; postcard inscribed by substitute drummer expected to draw major interest in Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction DALLAS, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – A 45 rpm copy of the second single released in the United Kingdom by all four members of the Beatles is expected to earn top lot honors at Heritage Auctions’ […]

For the "Love" of Tennis Collecting

For the "Love" of Tennis Collecting

Collecting tennis memorabilia can be challenging, fun, and rewarding. Discovering a tennis treasure, whether it is a postcard one doesn’t have, or a Victorian garden umpire chair, thrills the true collector. Tennis memorabilia, compared to that of golf and collecting baseball, is relatively undervalued, allowing collectors with modest budgets to build very satisfactory collections. One […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Edward Seago painting, $106,250, Freeman’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A painting by British artist Edward Seago (1910-1974), titled The John Biscoe in Pack Ice, sold for $106,250 at a sale of The Forbes Collections (Dec. 14) and The Brewster Collection (Dec. 15) at Freeman’s in Philadelphia. Also, a painting by the French painter […]

Great Collections: March 2017

Great Collections: March 2017

Stringing Together the History of Tennis Dr. David Flakoll is a man with a vision and a passion for tennis, which extends to preserving the history of the game through the racquets that tell its story. Flakoll took up tennis in 1976 shortly after going into practice as a clinical psychologist as a way to […]

1936 Martin D18 guitar to highlight Donley’s Vintage Music Auction

A 1936 Martin D18 guitar, consigned by the grandson of the original owner, will take center stage at Donley Auctions’ March 18 Vintage Music Auction. Auctioneer Randy Donley is promising this auction will have something for everyone. “We have combined the collections of Fred Plank and Wayne Cook and added other smaller collections and items of interest.” […]