BOSTON (AP) – One of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings put up for auction to raise funds for coronavirus relief has sold for more than $1 million.
NEW YORK – Sotheby’s sold Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn Autographed Nike Air Jordan 1s from 1985 for $560,000 Sunday in an online auction – the new world auction record for any pair of sneakers.
LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions, the world-record-breaking auction house to the stars, has announced that the guitar played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s acclaimed MTV Unplugged in New York performance will be sold at their MUSIC ICONS event taking place on Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th, 2020 live in Beverly Hills, with absentee and online bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A guitar from Prince’s prime and some legendary Beatles lyrics sketched out by Paul McCartney are among the items going up for auction at a major music artifacts sale.
NEW YORK – The pandemic has transformed Christina Blanch, owner of Aw Yeah Comics, into a nightly TV host.
Nine times a week, Blanch leads a livestream from the store she lives above in Muncie, Indiana, to sell some comics and interact with regulars.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Melania Trump has been spreading some colorful Easter cheer to workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) – What world leader could resist a Million Dollar Baby boxing glove signed by director Clint Eastwood? Or a decoupage tray featuring a painting of President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort? Or how about a sports jersey?
DALLAS – A rare 1966 concert poster from The Beatles’ performance at New York’s Shea Stadium set a world record for the most expensive concert poster ever sold at public auction when it brought $137,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment Auction to $1.68 million on Saturday, April 4. The sale more than doubled its preauction estimate and boasted a sell-through rate of 96.5% by value sold.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – This month many comic book shops will not have a fresh crop of issues, which are released weekly, for the first time in recent memory — making purveyors of masked superheroes and illustrated stories the latest industry to face big changes due to the novel coronavirus.