Everard to auction fashions from estate of beloved humorist Jeanne Robertson, Jan. 22

Humorist Jeanne Robertson was known for her unfailing sense of fashion and choice of colors that made her shine.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – For nearly 60 years, Southern humorist Jeanne Robertson (1943-2021) kept audiences howling with laughter, whether at her in-person appearances or on satellite radio comedy channels. A brilliant observer, Robertson had a talent for spinning yarns to maximum comedic effect. An international legion of fans followed her faithfully on Facebook and viewed her on YouTube more than 100 million times.

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Hindman embraces the sparkle of Palm Beach Jewelry, Feb. 10

Tiffany & Co Schlumberger sapphire and emerald Pineapple brooch, Est. $4,000-$6,000
Tiffany & Co Schlumberger sapphire and emerald Pineapple brooch, Est. $4,000-$6,000
Tiffany & Co Schlumberger sapphire and emerald Pineapple brooch, Est. $4,000-$6,000

PALM BEACH, Fla. – On February 10, Hindman Auctions will offer jewelry by legendary designers in its Palm Beach Jewelry auction – pieces ideal for anyone looking to add pieces to their collection that are simultaneously bold and sophisticated. The sale features everything from timeless statement jewelry to nature-inspired works. Illustrious jewelers Tiffany & Co., Elizabeth Locke and David Webb will be represented, and so too will be an assortment of iconic designs. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Asian art and antiques abound at Vintage Accents auction, Feb. 9

Pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain lidded temple jars, est. $1,500-$2,500
Pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain lidded temple jars, est. $1,500-$2,500
Pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain lidded temple jars, est. $1,500-$2,500

WARREN, Maine – On Wednesday, February 9 at 10 am Eastern time, Vintage Accents Auctions will present Far East Flair, a sale of more than 500 lots of Chinese antiques, artifacts and decorative accessories, including porcelain objects, fine furniture, paintings and drawings, carvings, textiles, antiquities, and enamel and metal work. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Nostalgia drives demand for ’80s favorites, ThunderCats

A set of circa-1980s hard copy prototypes of ThunderCats characters Lion-O and Snarf achieved $2,750 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2021 at Hake’s Auctions. Image courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers
A set of circa-1980s hard copy prototypes of ThunderCats characters Lion-O and Snarf achieved $2,750 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2021 at Hake’s Auctions. Image courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers
A set of circa-1980s hard copy prototypes of ThunderCats characters Lion-O and Snarf achieved $2,750 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2021 at Hake’s Auctions. Image courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK — If you grew up in the 1980s, you probably remember ThunderCats. The characters can evoke powerful feelings today, even among those who were only slightly familiar with the TV show and its wider franchise. The feeling is called nostalgia, and it’s probably the single biggest reason the collectibles market has been soaring as a whole during the last few years.

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