SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – After more than a century of care and safekeeping in the same family, a small collection of rare, early-20th-century World Series Championship jewelry is headed for the auction block. Grey Flannel Auctions will present the heirloom jewelry collection as the featured highlight of its online and phone auction that closes for bids on December 19.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – One poster in a recently discovered trove vilifies the Nazis with a sword through a Bible and the words “This Is the Enemy.” Some encouraged self-sacrifice by promoting recycling, planting gardens and buying potatoes. Still others warned that loose lips can literally sink ships and get American soldiers killed.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Items owned by Tupac Shakur have been donated to Temple University, including a bullet-dented golden medallion the rapper was wearing in 1994 when he was shot five times.
WASHINGTON – Just five months after his gift to the nation’s library was revealed, Diamond Comic Distributors President and CEO Steve Geppi stood at the podium for the announcement that the Library of Congress will open a new display of select items from the Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts from November 6, 2018, through February 11, 2019, in the Great Hall of the historic Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St., SE, Washington, DC.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – It won’t be all night, but former members of Kiss might get the chance to rock ‘n’ roll with the band one last time.
LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions will sell property from the collection of Playboy founder and publisher Hugh M. Hefner on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – A Michigan man recently learned that a rock he’s been using as a doorstop is a meteorite worth $100,000.
LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions salutes one of the greatest songwriters of all time with the Personal Property of Bernie Taupin to be sold Nov. 9 live at Hard Rock Café in New York. This spotlight music artist auction event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Bernie Taupin’s writing partnership with pop culture icon Sir Elton John, whose fabled collaboration produced some of music’s greatest hits of all, earning more than 30 gold and platinum albums together, 40 top 10 hit records and worldwide renown as one of pop music’s greatest songwriting duos.