Brady’s Missing Jersey — Priceless or Worthless?, Boston Art Theft, and More Fresh News

Super Bowl LI MVP Tom Brady in a Dec. 18, 2016 photo taken by Jeffrey Beall. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license

News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey is still missing. If it’s in the hands of a thief, is Brady’s jersey priceless or is it impossible to sell and therefore worthless? Expert appraiser and Antiques Roadshow regular Leila Dunbar knows the answer. [Read more from]
  • While on the subject of the Super Bowl, as Bostonians were celebrating the Patriots’ victory, police say a 29-year-old man was helping himself to valuable artworks inside one of the city’s top galleries. The suspect, who is now under arrest, allegedly smashed his way into the Galerie d’Orsay and made off with works by Picasso and Rembrandt. [Read more from the Daily Mail]
  • A 1962 Corvette still covered in dirt and debris after its 2014 fall into a sinkhole beneath the National Corvette Museum is finally going to undergo restoration. The work will be done onsite at the museum, where visitors will be able to watch the progress. [Read more from Associated Press]
  • Fans of the one and only Prince can bid now on the beaded jacket he wore in the 1986 film Under the Cherry Moon. RR Auction is handling the sale of the jacket as well as other items linked to the late rock superstar. [Read more from Page Six]

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