ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) – Unless you read the sign out front, you might not know where you’re at when you first walk inside.
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.
DALLAS – Frenetic bidding drove the final price for Frank Frazetta’s Escape on Venus painting original art to $660,000 to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction Aug. 2-4, which brought in a total of $6,670,739.
BOSTON (AP) – Is JFK losing his star power? It’s probably too early to tell, but 55 years after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, an auction of some of the most iconic items associated with the Kennedy White House fell well short of pre-sale expectations.
DALLAS – A rare Star Wars concept poster printed for the 1980 sequel The Empire Strikes Back sold Sunday for $26,400 at Heritage Auctions, setting a world record as the most expensive movie poster from the space opera ever sold at auction.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) – The owner of a company that makes candies such as Necco wafers and Sweethearts has unexpectedly shut down operations at its Massachusetts plant.
DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) – McDonald’s officials have confirmed that they still intend to take down a replica of the hamburger chain’s first restaurant despite a demolition delay.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – A single baseball signed by 11 members of Major League Baseball’s original 1939 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be brought to auction starting on July 25. The Reach Official American League baseball boasts the signatures of Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander all in strong black ink. Speaker’s signature appears on the ball’s “sweet spot.”
LOS ANGELES – Two incredibly significant motorcycles have been consigned to Bonhams for the Oct. 6 auction at the Barber Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Minidresses and a wedding dress are among the items from the estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for auction.