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Comic Character Collectibles: In the Time of COVID-19: Pop Culture Thriving?

This Swedish one-sheet for Casablanca nearly tripled its estimate when it sold for $55,000 at Heritage. ­Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

by J.C. Vaughn In recent discussions, a handful of auction houses and high-end comic book insiders confessed that in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic they really didn’t know how the market was going to go. Within a couple of weeks, though, it became clear that at least some of the people staying home […]

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 Auction held March 23-24 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, an insert for The Wolf Man (Universal, 1941) achieved $96,000; an insert for The […]

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 Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a Thunderball (United Artists, 1965) full-bleed British quad fetched $24,000; a Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Paramount, 1961) Italian 4-Fogli garnered $22,800; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar, $250,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar, $250,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Stevie Ray Vaughan’s owned and stage-played “Jimbo” electric guitar sold for $250,000 at an Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction held April 15th by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a ‘Style B’ half-sheet movie poster from the classic film Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1942) went […]

Casablanca Movie Poster Sets $478,000 World Record with Heritage Auctions

Casablanca Movie Poster Sets $478,000 World Record with Heritage Auctions

The only known surviving Italian issue movie poster for Casablanca sold Saturday, July 29, for a record $478,000 at a public auction of vintage movie posters held by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas. Measuring a massive 55.5 by 78.25 inches, the 1946 Casablanca Italian 4 Fogli poster matched the world record for the most valuable movie poster ever […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Invisible Man movie poster, $274,850, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Invisible Man movie poster, $274,850, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A poster for the 1933 Universal movie The Invisible Man sold for $274,850 at a Vintage Movie Posters Auction held March 25-26 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a poster for Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1953, 4-Fogli) realized $107,550; a poster for Bordertown (Warner […]

Casablanca posters star in Heritage Auctions’ $2 million Vintage Movie Posters Event

Rare Dracula statuette cracks top 10 lots Nov. 19-20 in Dallas DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Posters Auction Nov. 19-20 in Dallas, which realized a total of $1,918,571. Both posters more than quadrupled their pre-auction estimates: A Casablanca (Warner Brothers, R-1953) Italian 2-Fogli […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A rare original one-sheet poster for the 1925 horror classic The Phantom of the Opera, one of only four known, sold for $203,150 at a Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction held July 19-20 by Heritage Auctions in […]

Ken’s Korner: Piano from Casablanca auctioned for $602,500

Ken’s Korner: Piano from Casablanca auctioned for $602,500

Ken’s Korner: Piano from Casablanca auctioned for $602,500 News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A piano from the classic movie Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, sold for $500,000 at an auction conducted by Sotheby’s in New York. With the buyer’s commission ($102,500), the final price reached […]

Casablanca poster, $107,550, Heritage

Casablanca poster, $107,550, Heritage

Casablanca poster, $107,550, Heritage Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A massive six-sheet poster (81 inches by 81 inches) for the iconic movie Casablanca, one of just two copies known, sold for $107,550 at a Vintage Movie Poster Signature Auction held Mar. 23-24 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, […]