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Original Paul Revere silver pitcher, estimated at $60,000-$80,000

Weiss serves up Paul Revere pitcher with impeccable provenance, Jan. 18-19

Original Paul Revere silver pitcher, estimated at $60,000-$80,000

Original Paul Revere silver pitcher, estimated at $60,000-$80,000

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An original Paul Revere silver pitcher with impeccable provenance, a Carl F. Bucherer Manero chronoperpetual limited edition wristwatch, three Charles Schulz Peanuts comic strips and original artworks by Willem de Koonig, Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski, Alex Katz and Ludwig Bemelmans will come up for bid online Wednesday, January 18 and Thursday, January 19 at Weiss Auctions. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Photograph of ‘Peanuts’ cartoonist Charles Schulz, taken in 1956. On Saturday, November 26, more than 75 syndicated cartoonists will mark the centenary of Schulz’s birth by including tributes to him in their strips. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, courtesy of the New York World-Telegram and Sun collection at the Library of Congress. According to the library, there are no known copyright restrictions on the use of this work.

Cartoonists to honor ‘Peanuts’ creator Schulz in funny pages Nov. 26

Photograph of ‘Peanuts’ cartoonist Charles Schulz, taken in 1956. On Saturday, November 26, more than 75 syndicated cartoonists will mark the centenary of Schulz’s birth by including tributes to him in their strips. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, courtesy of the New York World-Telegram and Sun collection at the Library of Congress. According to the library, there are no known copyright restrictions on the use of this work.

Photograph of ‘Peanuts’ cartoonist Charles Schulz, known to his friends as ‘Sparky,’ taken in 1956. On Saturday, November 26, more than 75 syndicated cartoonists will mark the centenary of Schulz’s birth by including tributes to him in their strips. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, courtesy of the New York World-Telegram and Sun collection at the Library of Congress. According to the library, there are no known copyright restrictions on the use of this work.

NEW YORK (AP) – Cartoonists across the nation are celebrating the 100th birthday of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz as only they can – with cartoons. More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have tucked tributes, Easter eggs and references to Peanuts in the November 26 funny papers to honor the creator of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and company.

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Detail from a complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, $120,000

Complete 1993 Magic: the Gathering Beta set commands $120K at Weiss

 Complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, $120,000


Complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, $120,000

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, just the second set for MTG, with a print run of 3,200 cards, sold for a staggering $120,000 in an online-only Comics, Comic Art, MTG Booster Boxes & More auction held October 19 by Weiss Auctions.

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Exhibits honor Peanuts creator Charles Schulz’s centenary

Charles M. Schulz, Self-caricature. © Schulz Family Intellectual Property Trust. Mark J. Cohen and Rose Marie McDaniel Collection, The Ohio State University, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

Charles M. Schulz, Self-caricature. © Schulz Family Intellectual Property Trust. Mark J. Cohen and Rose Marie McDaniel Collection, The Ohio State University, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – In a series of Peanuts comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the “kite-eating tree.” In one episode that week, a frustrated Charlie Brown declines an offer from nemesis Lucy for her to yell at the tree. “If I had a kite caught up in a tree, I’d yell at it,” Lucy responds in the last panel.

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Catbus production cel from ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ $40,800. Photo credit: Heritage Auctions, HA.com

Hayao Miyazake ‘Catbus’ production cel drives anime auction to $2.6M

Catbus production cel from ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ $40,800. Photo credit: Heritage Auctions, HA.com

Catbus production cel from ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ $40,800. Photo credit: Heritage Auctions, HA.com

DALLAS — It was the rare sequel that outperformed the original. Heritage Auctions‘ four-day Art of Anime and Everything Cool II Animation Art Signature® Auction, which wrapped December 13, realized $2,635,985 to outperform its June predecessor — itself, a multiple record-setter as the world’s first auction highlighting anime. Numerous lots far exceeded their initial estimates in this complete sell-out.

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A December 1966 Sunday ‘Peanuts’ strip in which Linus repeats the message at the core of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ sold for $360,000 and a new world auction record for original ‘Peanuts’ art.

1966 Peanuts comic strip art sets new auction record

 A December 1966 Sunday ‘Peanuts’ strip in which Linus repeats the message at the core of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ sold for $360,000 and a new world auction record for original ‘Peanuts’ art.


A December 1966 Sunday ‘Peanuts’ strip in which Linus repeats the message at the core of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ sold for $360,000 and a new world auction record for original ‘Peanuts’ art.

DALLAS – Christmas comes early for Charlie Brown. An original Charles Schulz Peanuts Sunday strip, published Dec. 18, 1966, sold for $360,000 September 10 at Heritage Auctions. That is the highest price ever paid at auction for original Peanuts artwork.

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Hake’s $3.6M pop culture auction shatters house record; highest gross in 54 years

Peanuts July 3, 1955 Sunday page original art by Charles Schulz. Features Charlie Brown, Lucy and Snoopy. Fine condition overall. Sold within estimate for $80,476

YORK, Pa. – If records are made to be broken, then Hake’s has clearly mastered the art of an encore performance. Their June 29-30 auction, which grossed a robust $3.6 million, rewrote the company’s history books as it became their second consecutive auction to break an existing house record. Along the way, a number of new individual record prices were set, as well.

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Edward Gorey 1979 postcard design, created for the purpose of replying to his fan mail, estimated at $4,000-$6,000

Schulz, Gorey draw bidders for Swann June 24 illustration art sale

Edward Gorey 1979 postcard design, created for the purpose of replying to his fan mail, estimated at $4,000-$6,000

Edward Gorey 1979 postcard design, estimated at $4,000-$6,000

NEW YORK — Illustration Art is at Swann Galleries June 24. The sale will feature original works by luminaries such as Al Hirschfeld, Edward Gorey and Jo Mielziner, alongside cover designs for The New Yorker, Sunday comics, book illustrations and more. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Emerald-cut diamond ring with flanking baguettes, estimated at $120,000-$180,000

Vera Ralston collection adds sparkle to John Moran May 11-12 sale

Emerald-cut diamond ring with flanking baguettes, estimated at $120,000-$180,000

Emerald-cut diamond ring with flanking baguettes, estimated at $120,000-$180,000

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran’s Fine Jewelry & Timepieces sale offers connoisseurs a myriad of gemstones and pieces from prominent brands such as Cartier, Tiffany, and Breitling. The sale will take place on May 11-12 and will feature the jewelry collection of the late movie actress Vera Ralston. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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