Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hugh Hefner typewriter, $162,500, Julien’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hugh Hefner typewriter, $162,500, Julien’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The vintage Underwood Standard Portable typewriter used in college by Hugh Hefner sold for $162,500 at a sale of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ watch, $578,100, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ watch, $578,100, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rolex Daytona Ref. 6241 ‘Paul Newman’ 18kt gold chronograph watch having a ‘John Player Special’ dial with gold […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin, $6,875, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin, $6,875, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin weighing 35.6 grams sold for $6,875 at an auction held Dec. 5-9 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: JFK’s Harvard sweater, $34,140, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: JFK’s Harvard sweater, $34,140, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall John F. Kennedy’s sweater from his days as a student at Harvard University sold for $34,140 in an online […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Casablanca movie poster, $102,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Casablanca movie poster, $102,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942) insert sold for $102,000 at a Movie Posters Auction held Nov. 17-18 by Heritage […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Red Hat porcelain gas sign, $66,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Red Hat porcelain gas sign, $66,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Red Hat Royal 400 Gasoline porcelain sign with red hat graphic sold for $66,000 at an Automobilia & […]

Hindman LLC Acquires Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan's Auctions

Hindman LLC Acquires Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan's Auctions

Hindman LLC announces today that it has acquired auction houses Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan’s Auctions. The new venture brings together two of America’s defining auction firms, uniting a nationwide […]

Number One Set on PSA Registry Will Tempt Hobby’s Top Collectors

Number One Set on PSA Registry Will Tempt Hobby’s Top Collectors

It was the greatest expression of optimism in the history of the trading card industry, launching the Bubble Gum Era of card collecting during the darkest days of the Great […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ghostbusters film prop, $71,390, Hake’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ghostbusters film prop, $71,390, Hake’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A ‘Ghost Trap’ film prop used in the films Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), based on an idea […]