Leslie Hindman Auctioneers presents fall fashions Aug. 29

Christian Dior black and white silk strapless Odette gown, 1953, labeled ‚ÄėChristian Dior,‚Äô no size. Estimate $4,000-$6,000. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers image

CHICAGO ‚Äď In tune with the change of seasons, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will focus on women‚Äôs fashions on Wednesday, Aug. 29, with a Vintage Couture and Luxury Accessories auction in the morning and a Fall Fashion session that afternoon. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Highlight of Elvis Week, Auction at Graceland records $800K

Gen. Omar Bradley owned 1942 Beretta Model M1934 9mm pistol gifted to Elvis Presley on Dec. 9, 1970. Presley later gifted the pistol to a girlfriend, Barbara Leigh. Price realized: $51,250. The Auction at Graceland image

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ‚Äď With tens of thousands of fans in the city for Elvis Week to celebrate the life and career of the king of rock ‚Äôn‚Äô roll, music fans and collectors in Memphis and around the world participated on site and online in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at The Auction at Graceland. The 208-lot sale grossed approximately $800,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Red Sox old-timer’s memorabilia going up for sale

This studio photo, which is not an Aug. 15 auction item, shows the Boston Americans of 1901. From the Boston Public Library Print Dept. collection

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) – Some items belonging to one of the Boston Red Sox’s early members — when the team was known as the Boston Americans — are coming up at auction on August 15.

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