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What’s Selling on eBay: December 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: December 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,548 (27 bids, 6 bidders): Antique German Clockwork Christmas Store Display Windup 23-inch fur Reindeer. Reindeer is 23 inches long x 18 inches tall x 6 inches wide (approx.). Needs work. No key, so let’s say it is not working. Has age/wear /small tears/missing horns and leather pieces in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A collection of 30 original glossy photos, many unpublished, vividly documenting the fatal car crash site of Hollywood actor James Dean in 1955 sold for $22,498 in an online auction held Aug. 8-15 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, a copy of […]

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $70,400 (76 bids, 9 bidders): Antique 1957 Diner, Stainless, 50’ x 16’, seats 50, excellent condition, movable. The former Crossroads Diner was built in 1957 by the Campora Dining Car Company, Kearny, New Jersey. This short-lived company was started by Jerry Campora, a former shop supervisor at Kullman Diners […]

Tips and Trends: July 2019

Tips and Trends: July 2019

20th Century Design Market: Hotter than Ever by Pontus Silfverstolpe For the last few years, the market for art, design, and collectibles has resembled a Wall Street stock during one of the most positive economic conditions in living memory. It has shown staggering increases in the value of everything from watches and diamonds to wine […]

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2019

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,956 (32 bids, 8 bidders): Vintage Huffy Radio Bike in Great Original Condition. Huffy Radio Bike in great condition except for the flat tires. Extra handlebar inside the box. The bike was a reward from the newspaper for a job well done! When I was in elementary school, I […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics torch sold for $231,000 in an online auction that ran from Jan. 10-17 by RR Auction, based in Boston. Also, a Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics torch knocked down for $38,246; a Rio 2016 gold winner’s medal, possibly the […]

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $342 (16 bids, 6 bidders): Antique Vintage Celluloid Santa Flying Zeppelin Airship Christmas Aviation Ornament. The piece is about 5 1/4 inches long, 2 5/8 inches tall, and is marked “USA.” Item is complete, all original and in fine condition. (Photo courtesy of eBay seller pinehorse) DBA: A similar […]

What's Selling on eBay: October 2018

What's Selling on eBay: October 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,339 (12 bids, 6 bids): Mason 1858 Fruit Jar Tudor Rose Light Amber Golden Yellow Quart A62 For your consideration, we have a Tudor Rose Mason fruit jar in the very rare light amber or golden yellow color. The bottom is marked “A62.” Condition is excellent, just one shallow […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bob Dylan signed letter, $29,645, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bob Dylan signed letter, $29,645, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A letter handwritten by singer-musician Bob Dylan to Debbie Green Andersen, an old Greenwich Village friend, postmarked July 26, 1975, sold for $29,645 in an online auction that ran from July 12-19 by RR Auction, based in Amherst, N.H. Also, a first pressing of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French 18th century corkscrew, $17,000, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French 18th century corkscrew, $17,000, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 18th century French sheathed corkscrew dating to the Louis XVI period sold for $17,000 in an international online auction held in April by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, an 18th century French sheathed fish handle corkscrew finished at $4,300; an 18th century silver combination corkscrew and […]