DALLAS – Twenty years and almost 400,000 movie posters later, Heritage Auctions’ Grey Smith thought he’d seen – and sold – them all. Then it came time to compile the almost 700 lots for the July 25-26 Movie Posters event. And there they were: the rarities once thought lost or out of reach, some of […]
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BIRMINGHAM, UK – A magic kit owned by an esteemed Birmingham magician is up for bid at Fellows. E. Ray Griffiths was president of the British Magical Society in 1947 and performed as “Fabian The Magician.” Fabian was widely renowned as a conjurer in the mid-20th century. His magic box of tricks features as Lot […]
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Cue the cameras: The Mayflower II is ready for its closeup and its journey home. The replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 is preparing to embark from Connecticut after three years’ and $11.2 million worth of renovations – and several months of […]
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction is coming up quickly – this Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m. Eastern time. The sale is packed with 300 lots of unique treasures. These include art, antiques, rock ’n’ roll-signed albums, vintage posters, decorative arts, Asian objects, furniture garden items, works on paper […]
MONTROSE, Calif. – A Roman marble head of a woman from the later fourth century A.D., and a massive circa third-first century B.C. Hellenistic bronze trident, and Graeco-Roman mummified cat dating from the second century B.C. to the second century A.D. are several highlight lots in Ancient Resource Auctions’ online-only Exceptional Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale […]
NEW YORK – Billed as “a man of few words but many muscles,” Mr. Clean has been one of America’s favorite advertising mascots (or brand character, if you prefer) for over 60 years now. He made his television debut in commercials in 1958, being played by actor House Peters Jr. before mostly becoming an animated […]
BOSTON – An original Cold War-era Russian M-125 cipher machine, codenamed “Fialka,” sold for $22,000 in RR Auction’s Science & Technology and Space Exploration online auction that closed July 16. View the fully illustrated catalog with prices realized on LiveAuctioneers.
LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions had liftoff of its two-day blockbuster Hollywood and Space exploration memorabilia event on July 17-18 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and live online at juliensauctions.com. The highlight was the sale of one of the most iconic spacesuits of all time from the Academy award-winning science fiction masterpiece, Stanley Kubrick’s […]
NEWPORT, R.I. – The Newport Show is exploring the limits of virtual antique shows. Everyone is invited to join in a beautiful and entertaining online event with 26 of the world’s best antiques, art and exquisite object exhibitors. The show will go live on July 24 and run through July 30. While many events and […]
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. will present its first-ever single-estate auction on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. Eastern time, featuring the estate of the late artist Estelle Goodman (1930-2007), who lived in an iconic building in Manhattan’s Central Park West for decades. The apartment containing her own art and artwork […]