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Al Kaline Collection Heads to Auction Market

Hundreds of items from the career of Baseball Hall of Famer Al Kaline are heading for the auction block beginning next week. Kaline, who spent his entire 21-year career with the Detroit Tigers and later became a broadcaster for the team, died in April of 2020. His family has consigned the collection of items he accumulated during his professional life to Heritage Auctions, which will offer them in its Fall Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction, set to open October 28.
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Interest in Collectibles is Truly Worldwide

This is no joke. Among the recent collectibles conventions was the Bangladesh Collectors’ Show 2021. When even a third-world country with a challenged economy can conduct a successful convention that includes coins, bank notes, matchboxes, antiques and other collectibles, it illustrates just how strong the worldwide interest in collectibles has become. Granted, the Bangladesh show couldn’t hold a candle to the recent show in Long Beach Calif., but it appears the market for coins and other collectibles is no longer dependent on the strength of the overall economy of a country or region.
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Memorabilia From '60s TV Show ‘The Munsters' Hits Auction Block

Drive down FM 813 in Waxahachie and you might have to do a double-take. What looks like the home and set from the iconic 1960s TV show "The Munsters" is actually the home of Chuck and Sandra McKee. “It’s ongoing work for the last 20 years,” said co-owner Chuck McKee.

Why Do People Still Buy Pokémon Cards and Other Collectibles?

Recently, there has been a surge in Pokémon card collecting, as well as waves of nostalgia. I know it feels like I'm late to discuss the trend, but I really wrote about it months ago, just not very effective. So here I am, attempting to reformulate those ideas. If like...

The Top 25 Most Expensive Hockey Cards Ever Sold

We are about one week into the 2021–22 NHL season and there is a lot of excitement about what Turner’s new TV deal to air games can do for the sport. We also witnessed a record sale for a hockey card with the 1979 O-Pee-Chee Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 rookie selling for $3.75 million, tied for 7th on the top-10 most expensive sports cards ever sold.

Heritage Weekly Auction Closes Oct. 27

REMINDER! Heritage Auctions has a huge Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction Oct. 27 on The event features 404 lots, including 4 extraordinary pieces by the legendary Gil Kane!. New highlights include, but are not limited to:. RELATED COMIC ART NEWS.

David Prosser

David Prosser is a Postwar & Contemporary artist. David Prosser's first artwork to be offered at auction was Is the Devil a Gentleman? book cover at Heritage Auctions, Dallas in 2016.

$5 thrift shop buy worth $15,000

PACIFIC NORTHWEST – A trip to the thrift shop brought one person a 3,000% return on investment. They bought a vase for $5 which, after an expert examined it, ended up being worth about $15,000. The expert determined it was a rare work of art, Loetz “Argus” glass, and designed by a famous Austrian. Heritage Auctions is putting the work up for bid on October 28th. Talk about a lucky find.

Science and sci-fi memorabilia booming at auction

It would be reasonable to expect that it might be a slow year at auction for science, technology and science-fiction, but 2021 is on track for a record. So far this year we have seen Isaac Newton's revisions to Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica sell in London for £1,702,500 (about US$2,350,000), an Albert Einstein letter with his famous E=mc2 equation in his handwriting sell for $1,243,707, a copy of Edward S. Curtis’ The North American Indian fetch $950,000, a Steve Jobs-signed Apple II Manual sell for $787,484 and an Apollo Guidance Computer fetch $746,000 ... and the next month promises as much again.