Tag Archives: Heritage Auctions

Indiana Church Strikes Gold With Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

Indiana Church Strikes Gold With Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

Historic 1866 Double Eagle is one of only ten known examples, survived an attempted theft, was donated to a Valparaiso church and now could bring $300,000 or more when offered by Heritage Auctions DALLAS (April 18,2017) – A valuable 19th century U.S. gold coin featuring one of the earliest uses of the motto, In God […]

Autographed 45 of The Beatles’ Please Please Me may bring $40,000 at Heritage Auctions

Signed double-single record; postcard inscribed by substitute drummer expected to draw major interest in Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction DALLAS, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – A 45 rpm copy of the second single released in the United Kingdom by all four members of the Beatles is expected to earn top lot honors at Heritage Auctions’ […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Experimental ’42 glass cent, $70,500, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The only known surviving intact experimental all-glass cent coin, manufactured in 1942 as an alternative to copper, which was urgently needed during World War II, sold for $70,500 at an auction held Jan. 6 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., by Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas, […]

Evel Knievel, Olga Korbut Memorabilia Headline February Heritage Platinum Night Sports Auction

DALLAS, Texas (February 3, 2017) – Heritage Auctions will burnish its reputation as the leading purveyor of direct-from-the-source sports collectibles in its upcoming Platinum Night Auction with its presentation of personal keepsakes from 1970s sports icons Evel Knievel and Olga Korbut, whose memorabilia is expected to realize six-figure returns in an event expected to soar […]

A Look at 2016 and Wyatt Earp's Great-Great Granddaughter

A Look at 2016 and Wyatt Earp's Great-Great Granddaughter

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn A Quick Comic Market Recap A CGC-certified 5.5 copy of “Action Comics #1” probably became the most significant comic of the year when it sold for $956,000 at Heritage Auctions on August 4. The price set a new record for a copy in that grade and represents sustained upward […]

Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – The Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black exceeded $1.6 million at a public auction of her personal collections, outfits, U.S. diplomat awards and other keepsakes on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5-6, 2016, at Heritage Auctions. A selection of jewelry sold for more than $1 million. A cherished Tiffany & Co. diamond, platinum brooch, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Original poster art for E.T., $394,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The original promotional movie poster painting for the hit film E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982) sold for $394,000 at an Illustration Art Auction held Oct. 12 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. The work was produced by master movie poster artist John Alvin, who used […]

World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Sold for $850,000 by Heritage Auctions

World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Sold for $850,000 by Heritage Auctions

Ancient inscribed stone tablet dates to 4th century AD; a highlight of the Properties of the Living Torah Museum Auction in Beverly Hills The world’s earliest-known stone inscription of the 10 Commandments – one of the most important documents in history, and a “national treasure” of Israel – sold for $850,000 Wednesday, Nov. 16 at a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Henry Clay solid gold medal, $346,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 1852 medal honoring U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay, struck by the U.S. Mint in nearly 30 ounces of gold, sold for $346,000 at an auction of memorabilia relating to Abraham Lincoln held Sept. 17 by Heritage Auctions (with Rail Splitter) in Dallas, […]

Six alternative photos for The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album cover expected to bring $60,000 Oct. 27 in New York

A very rare and complete set of the six alternative photos for The Beatles iconic Abbey Road album cover taken and autographed by Iain Macmillan in 1969 is estimated to bring in $60,000-$80,000 at Heritage Auctions’ public auction in New York City. Now part of Beatles folklore, Paul McCartney had drawn out his idea for the Abbey Road album cover while […]