Petroliana and Automobilia Collectibles Auction Results

TEXACO MARINE LUBRICANTS SINGLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN MADE IN 1959 REALIZES $6,325 AT 3-SESSION SALE HELD NOV. 6-7 BY MATTHEWS AUCTIONS (RAYMOND, Ill.) – An outstanding Texaco Marine Lubricants single-sided porcelain sign, made in 1959 and rated 9.25 out of 10 for overall condition, sold for $6,325 at a two-day, three-session sale held Nov. 6-7 by … Read morePetroliana and Automobilia Collectibles Auction Results

Collectible Summary for Nov 3 2010

A collection of stories from Paul Fraser Collectibles: Gold and silver coins hidden for years in a garage bring $88,000 in Philadelphia After reading this, you may decide that clearing out your garage isn’t such an unappealing idea after all… Read the Full Story >> Magnificent ‘Washlady’ dollar stars at Heritage’s $9.42m COINFEST auction The … Read moreCollectible Summary for Nov 3 2010

Rare Bride of Frankenstein Movie Poster

‘Who will dare’ to buy the rarest movie poster in the world? Only known original of the 1935 Bride of Frankenstein teaser at auction Released from the famed Todd Feiertag Collection; Graphic stunner could set world record, Nov. 12, with $700,000+ estimate; currently on view at Heritage Auctions Beverly Hills, 9478 West Olympic Boulevard BEVERLY … Read moreRare Bride of Frankenstein Movie Poster

1943 Denver Mint Lincoln Copper Penny

Paul Fraser Collectibles reports on the sale of a rare 1943 Lincoln penny: ‘World’s most valuable penny’ brings $1.7 million for charity in the US A famous, one-of-a-kind Lincoln cent from World War Two has been sold by a New Jersey coin dealer for a record $1.7 million. The coin was mistakenly struck from the … Read more1943 Denver Mint Lincoln Copper Penny

Marvel Comics Collection

This post is mainly about what I think is an awesome collection of reproductions of vintage Marvel Comic Book covers and panels now being offered by AllPosters with sizes varying all the way up to a whoppin’ 42″ x 56″. Now that will fill your wall space! The blurb from AllPosters: “We are very excited … Read moreMarvel Comics Collection

Tommy Hilfiger Estate Auction

Items from the estate of the iconic fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger will be auctioned without reserve on Sunday, September 26 by Vintage Galleries It is just the 5th sale for the firm, located in the heart of the antiques district in Stamford, Conn. (STAMFORD, Conn.) – Items from the estate of Tommy Hilfiger – the … Read moreTommy Hilfiger Estate Auction

Fiesta Ware

What’s in the Attic? by Linda Hamer Kennett (reprinted with permission) In 1936 the Homer Laughin Pottery Company, in collaboration with English potter Frederick Hurten Rhead, introduced what would become the most popular dinnerware of the 20th century. Offered originally in five colors and with a simple three ring pattern, it was an instant hit. … Read moreFiesta Ware

Betty Boop – BOOP-OOP-A-DOOP!

What’s in the Attic? by Linda Hamer Kennett (reprinted with permission) With a body modeled after May West and an attitude to rival Madonna’s, she has evolved into a cult figure with thousands of fans world wide. Although only a cartoon character, her obvious sensuality and her “I can do anything a man can do” … Read moreBetty Boop – BOOP-OOP-A-DOOP!

Carnival Glass

What’s in the Attic? by Linda Hamer Kennett (reprinted with permission) In the early 1900’s the art glass market was ruled by the Tiffany family. Beautiful and elegant, it was indeed “fit for a king”. The problem for the majority of the American public was, that you had to be a king to afford it! … Read moreCarnival Glass

Rare Toy, Bank and Arcade Auction

The Contents of a Fire Fighting Museum, a Private Arcade Machines Collection and Nearly 150 Rare Toys and Banks will be Sold April 9-11, 2010 The three-day weekend event will be held in Ann Arbor, Mich., by Showtime Auction Services. (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – Nearly 2,000 lots from several major collections in an array of … Read moreRare Toy, Bank and Arcade Auction

Nintendo Stadium Events

From BoingBoing comes the story of a old Nintendo NES system and five games selling for $13,105 on eBay on February 10, 2010. It turns out it wasn’t the system that sparked the bidding war, but one of the games – an obscure title from Bandai called Stadium Events. Mike Smith from Yahoo Games reports … Read moreNintendo Stadium Events

Detective Comics #27 Up for Auction

Batman Beating Superman, Huge Auction Record Being Set February 10. 2010 (Dallas, Texas) — Batman beats Superman. The Caped Crusader is pounding the Man of Steel – and the recession – in an auction. A rare copy of the first Batman comic book has far surpassed the previous comic books record price, $317,000, paid for … Read moreDetective Comics #27 Up for Auction

Vintage Toy Auction

TWO-DAY AUCTION DEDICATED TO FARM AND CONSTRUCTION TOYS, TOY TRAINS AND VINTAGE TOYS TO BE HELD FEB. 20-21 IN RAYMOND, ILLINOIS Sale will be held jointly by Matthews Auctions, LLC, and Gavin Pope Auction Company. (RAYMOND, Ill.) – A monstrous two-day auction dedicated to farm and construction toys, Lionel toy trains and vintage toys will … Read moreVintage Toy Auction