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First Ladies’ handbags highlight The Art of Judith Leiber™ at Heritage Auctions

Exclusive collection premiers at public auction Oct. 9 in Dallas DALLAS – An exclusive collection of designer Judith Leiber’s most iconic luxury handbags – including custom creations for Presidential First Ladies – will be offered to the public for the first time in Heritage Auctions’ special presentation of The Art of Judith Leiber Luxury Collection™ […]

Abraham Lincoln 1860 hat badge highlights Berman Political Collection Part III at Heritage Auctions

Rare campaign item for pro-Lincoln Wide Awakes may bring $13,000 Sept. 26 in Dallas DALLAS –A 3-inch 1860 Abraham Lincoln hat badge – made members of the avidly-collected Wide Awakes campaign group – is expected to sell for $13,000 as Heritage Auctions offers more than 350 examples of rare political memorabilia in Part III of […]

Gavels n' Paddles: 1844 political banner, $185,000, Heritage

Gavels n' Paddles: 1844 political banner, $185,000, Heritage

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A hand-painted double-sided jugate banner from the 1844 Presidential campaign of James Knox Polk sold for $185,000 at a sale of Part II of the Merrill C. Berman Collection of political memorabilia held June 2 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a political […]

Continue Finding Records

Continue Finding Records

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Just a matter of weeks ago, New York-based ComicConnect.com sold a CGC-certified 4.0 copy of Detective Comics #27 for $475,000. In that grade, the previously recorded high for the issue, which features the first appearance of Batman, was $287,000. As it turns out, they weren’t done making new with […]

Space memorabilia brings $610,000 in Dallas auction

May 22, 2015 event at Heritage Auctions sees strong interest; Apollo Mission Robbins Medals, Apollo 13 material, all bring heightened interest; $50,000 realized for Apollo 11 Robbins Medal; Maurer prototype camera brings $10,625 DALLAS – An Apollo 11 Robbins Medal, originally from the collection of Mission Support Crew Member Jack Swigert, realized the hefty final price […]

Record-breaking prices power May Heritage Sports auction to $8.3 million tally

The hobby shows continued strength as Heritage drops gavel on $18M+ in sales in just 90 days DALLAS, TX – After the most important sports collectibles auction of the 21st century commanded nearly $10M on a snowy February 2015 Platinum Night in Manhattan, Heritage Auctions’ Sports continued its impressive run in Dallas, May 14-16, 2015, […]

Heritage Auctions to auction Apollo 13 artifacts, May 22

Apollo 13 Lunar Module flown parts, Apollo 13 flown American flag among the offerings highlight DALLAS – In celebration and honor of the milestone Apollo 13 mission 45 years ago, Heritage Auctions will feature a variety of rare Apollo 13 artifacts as the centerpiece of its May 22, 2015 Space Exploration Signature® Auction, a sale […]

JFK’s racing boat, Flash II, will be sold at auction on May 18, 2015

The Star Class Sailboat that President Kennedy, along with his brother Joseph, owned, raced and won with between 1934 and 1940, crosses the block at Heritage Auctions in Dallas; opening bid of $100,000 DALLAS – The Star Class Sailboat, Flash II, owned and raced by John F. Kennedy between 1934 and 1940, is getting ready to […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ali-Liston boxing gloves, $956,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ali-Liston boxing gloves, $956,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall The boxing gloves worn by both Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in their infamous second battle, held in Lewiston, Maine, also known as “The Phantom Punch Fight,” sold for $956,000 at a Platinum Night Sports Auction held Feb. 21 by Heritage Auctions (based in […]

Discarded Frankenstein movie poster sells for $358,500 at Heritage Auctions

Vintage Movie Posters Auction hits $2.1 million March 28-29 DALLAS – A discarded 1931 Frankenstein movie poster 1931 – the only 6-foot example from the 1931 Universal horror classic known to exist – sold for $358,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $2.1 million Vintage Movie Posters Auction. The poster was the top lot in the March 28-29 […]