Author Archives: Maxine Carter-Lome

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Morphy Auctions' Strikes Gold with Its Nearly $3.5 Million Mid-May Las Vegas Coin-Op Event!

This standing room only, 1,450 lot auction featured the finest assortment of antique arcade, vending, and gambling machines to come to auction in memory. Las Vegas, Nevada, May 31, 2016 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French flintlock pistols, $1.8 million, Christie's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of cased French silver-mounted rifled flintlock pistols, by Nicolas-Noel Boutet of Versailles, with the case dated 1825, […]

Fontaine's May 21 Auction Sees Record Results for Rare Antique Chinese Animated Clock

The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million and had more than 4,300 online bidders. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marvel's Star Wars #1, $7,200, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A very fine copy of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 comic book from 1977, the rare 35-cent variant, sold for […]

Etch It In Stone: The Granite State Book and Ephemera Show Will Rock New Hampshire With The Region’s Finest Antique Books and Ephemera On Sunday, June 5th, 2016!

The Granite State Book and Ephemera Fair, one of the oldest and longest running events of its type in the country, features a record-breaking 70 dealers from nine states and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gatling Gun, tripod, drums, $346,150, Julia/Poulin Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt Model 1883 U.S. Navy Gatling Gun on a tripod with two drums sold for a combined $346,150 […]