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Can I have your Autograph?

Stan Lee at an autographing event. "I would write the stories, and hope the public would buy them and like them, and then I'd be able to pay the rent. I never really spent time thinking how long will that last, because I knew if the character became unpopular, I can always write another one. I was always writing other ones."

by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher Since ancient Roman times, a man’s ability to sign his name separated him from the masses and marked him as a member of the ruling class at a time when all but a very few were illiterate. A man’s signature entitled him to make decisions that affected people, property, and wealth, […]

Great Collections: June 2018

Great Collections: June 2018

Winter Soldier Originals: Collecting Steve Epting’s Captain America Art An Interview with Two Key Collectors by J.C. Vaughn In many ways, Nick Katradis and Jason Versaggi are as different as could be. Katradis, a successful mortgage broker, husband, and father of three, switches between English and Greek instantaneously (even if the listener doesn’t speak Greek) […]

Exploring Antique Technologies

Exploring Antique Technologies

by Kary Pardy From the wheel to the iPhone X, the broad term “technology” encompasses each of our inventions and tools. But what happens when we no longer need the technology, when the tool is replaced by something more modern? As with furniture and fine art, there is a collectible market for those discarded technologies. […]

Collecting with Jeff: July 2017

Collecting with Jeff: July 2017

Full Metal Jousting by Jeff Figler Have you ever been to a theme party? Well, they can be lots of fun if you have a party that has a Western, or Hawaiian, or maybe even a Medieval theme. Medieval, you say? That is exactly what Linda and I did a few years ago. People came […]

Son of Frankenstein, Dracula’s Daughter, Classic Silents, Film Noir, and More in Heritage July auction

More than 1000 lots of rare and desirable posters are being offered in Heritage Auction’s July 30-31, 2016 Movie Posters Signature® Auction. Such scarce horror titles as Son of Frankenstein (1939) Style A one sheet, (est. $50,000) and Dracula’s Daughter (1936) one sheet (est. $25,000) as well as Casablanca (1942, est. $30,000) insert and Morocco […]

The Whitney Houston Collection realizes half a million dollars at Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles

30-year collection offered at public auction in Beverly Hills June 24, 2016 BEVERLY HILLS – Whitney Houston’s pair of Nike Air Jordan Sneakers gifted to Whitney Houston by close friend Michael Jordan, circa 1990, which sold for $20,000 and her Whitney Houston Stage-Worn Dolce & Gabbana Multi-Colored Fur Coat which sold for $16,250 to take […]

The Whitney Houston Collection presents artifacts of beloved singer’s career in Los Angeles public auction

June 24-25, 2016 at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills; offered by the Whitney Houston Estate; more than 100 pieces of memorabilia document the career of one of the top pop superstars of the last 30 years; awards, stage-worn costumes, gold records, passports and more. BEVERLY HILLS – The Whitney Houston Collection, more than 100 pieces […]

Largest Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Ever Preserved Offered at Heritage Auctions

Lennon’s hair was shaved for his 1966 role in “How I Won the War,” offered Feb. 20 in Dallas DALLAS – A substantial lock of John Lennon’s Beatles Mop Top hair  – cut of in preparation for his role as Private Gripweed in the 1966 film “How I Won the War” is expected to sell […]