LONDON – Buckingham Palace has commissioned an exclusive range of collectibles to celebrate the birth of the new royal baby, the third child and second son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, born on Monday, April 23, 2018.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif – A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 baseball card, graded Mint 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 by Professional Sports Authenticator, sold for a new Mantle card record of $2.88 million at auction on April 19. The auction, conducted by Heritage Auctions, had a total of 21 bids placed on the much-publicized Mantle lot.
SEATTLE (AP) – Marvel superheroes are gathering in Seattle. The Museum of Pop Culture, MoPOP, is opening an exhibit exploring eight decades of heroes created by Marvel Entertainment.
OSMOND, Neb. (AP) – Along with being an auto repair owner, Adam Rice has a hobby that keeps him busy in his spare time. He restores antique gas pumps.
DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit Institute of Arts is preparing to host a traveling exhibition of Star Wars costumes that explores the artistry behind their creation.
LONDON (AP) – Fans of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can start building their collections of royal wedding memorabilia now. The approved commemorative china marking the couple’s May 19 wedding went on sale Friday.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) – A western Indiana city is unveiling more than two dozen oversized Coca-Cola bottles for a public art project honoring its link to the uniquely shaped container.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – What could be better than becoming a millionaire after finding seven vintage baseball cards while cleaning out your late great-grandfather’s house?
How about finding an eighth?
LONDON – Christie’s will present Einstein and Family: Letters and Portraits, an online auction open for bidding from May 2 to 9.