Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

Babe Ruth's Jersey Sells for $5.64 million at Auction

Babe Ruth's Jersey Sells for $5.64 million at Auction

The Babe is still breaking records! This one, however, was a home run out of the ballpark, setting the record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Led Zeppelin signed album, $32,156, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Led Zeppelin signed album, $32,156, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album signed by each of the rock band’s four members sold for $32,156 in an […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wizard of Oz movie poster, $108,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wizard of Oz movie poster, $108,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A half-sheet style A poster for The Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1939) sold for $108,000 at a Movie Posters […]

Neil Armstrong Collection Soars to New Heights at Auction

Neil Armstrong Collection Soars to New Heights at Auction

Objects flown to the moon and kept for 50 years in the private collection of “First Man” Mission Commander Neil Armstrong sold for more than $4.57 million during Heritage Auctions […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway Model D grand piano, $169,400, Fontaine’s Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway Model D grand piano, $169,400, Fontaine’s Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Steinway Model D Centennial concert grand piano sold for $169,400 at an auction held March 23rd by Fontaine’s […]

A Schlüsselgerät 41 Cipher Machine Comes to Auction

A Schlüsselgerät 41 Cipher Machine Comes to Auction

The device is so rare that even the world’s largest science and technology museum, the Deutsches Museum in Munich, was thrilled to receive one recently that had been excavated, heavily […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Expert at the Card Table, $16,800, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Expert at the Card Table, $16,800, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A first-edition copy of S.W. Erdnase’s The Expert at the Card Table, a book relating to gambling, cheating and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Old Judge cabinet cards, $431,000, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Old Judge cabinet cards, $431,000, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The North Fork Collection of 37 Old Judge cabinet baseball cards from 1888 sold for a combined $431,000 at […]

Limited Run And Prototype Games

Limited Run And Prototype Games Expected To Bring In Record-Breaking Sales May 16-18

Expected To Bring In Record-Breaking Sales May 16-18 Who could predict a copy of Nintendo’s Donkey Kong 3 (NES, 1986) and a rare cartridge of Nintendo World Championships (NES, 1990) – the game played […]