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The Bob Durej Collection of Silver Age Marvels at Heritage

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Recently yet another extraordinary high-grade Silver Age Marvel collection came our way from Southern California, The Bob Durej Collection. The consignor was meticulous in his newsstand selection and preserved the books carefully over the ensuing decades, as you’ll see if you look at his auction listings! All bearing the tagline From the Bob Durej Collection. […]

1926 Three Sheet Poster for The American Venus Leads $1.45 Million Movie Posters Auction

The American Venus Three Sheet Movie Poster

The stunning three sheet movie poster for the lost 1926 Paramount big budget silent film The American Venus realized $35,850 to lead the day in Heritage Auctions’ July 25-26 Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction in Beverly Hills. The auction realized, in total, more than $1.45 million. All prices include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “Demand was steady […]

$31,980 Mona – an Alligator Skin Handbag by Farbod Barsum

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Los Angeles based design house, Farbod Barsum has designed some of the most expensive handbags, crafted out of exotic skins, such as alligator and ostrich skin that is acquired from sustainable sources. A lot of them are favorite among many celebrity. Their latest creation, dubbed Mona is actually epitome of luxury. Made out of ultra-soft […]

Elvis Presley’s Stained Pants Could Fetch $15,000 At Stockport Auction

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When it comes King of rock and roll, even the weird memorabilia easy finds their way to some crazy fans. Of course, we are talking about Elvis Presley and yes, you see well, his stained and unwashed underpants, that could fetch £10,000 ($15,000) when they go under the hammer next month at the auction in […]

The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. Large Cents Headlines September Long Beach Event

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The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. Large Cents, a near-complete set of early large cents by Sheldon die variety, will give collectors a chance to obtain some of the rarest, most prized issues of early copper coinage in existence. The collection leads off the Heritage Auctions September Long Beach Signature U.S. Coin Auction, Sept. 6-9 […]

Helmets Adorned with Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski Crystals Helmets

Just when you think that Swarovski crystals found their application in every possible surface, these powerful decorative elements emerge on some new and unexpected place. This time the subject of their embellishments are wide range of helmets for motorcycling, cycling, horseback riding, and skiing. If you missed a chance to see helmets with Swarovski Elements […]

Tribal Artifacts from the Father of Modern Taxidermy, Carl Akeley

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An important Kikuyu wood dance shield from Kenya is the top lot from the Toledo Museum of Natural History: The Personal Collection of Carl Akeley, a special offering within The Estate Signature Auction, scheduled for Sept. 13 at Heritage Auctions. “Carl Akeley is best known for his innovative taxidermy in the late 19th and early […]