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Category: Pop Culture

  • Auction Industry

    Leo Tolstoy's grandson's World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online

    Included with the flight jacket are 29 albums of Ilya A. Tolstoy’s top-secret photos for the Office of Strategic Services’ China-Burma-India theater mission. The personal World War II flight jacket of Count and Colonel Ilya A. Tolstoy, the grandson of the renowned Russian author and Count Leo (Lev) Tolstoy (War…

    Leo Tolstoys grandsons World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online
  • Auction Industry

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction

    On Sunday, September 20th at 1:00PM Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its Autumn Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 600 lots from estates and collectors, with diverse and eclectic prime items in many categories. The sale features one hundred twenty-five lots of Asian and European fine and decorative arts from the…

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction
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    Property From The Estate Of Nolan Miller

    A noted American fashion and jewelry designer on QVC, Nolan Bertrandoff Miller was best known for his costume designs for the 1980s television series The Colbys and the 1991 miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion. He also designed garments for many leading Hollywood actors. The upcoming Property From the Estate of Nolan…

    JANE WYMAN BOOK INSCRIBED TO NOLAN MILLER
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Sealed Pokémon Box Set Sells for World-Record $198,000 at Heritage Auctions

    Result for first edition of 1999 Booster Packs more than doubles previous record Pokémon First Edition Base Set Sealed Booster Box DALLAS, Texas (September 10, 2020) — A rare sealed Pokémon booster set broke a world record Thursday when it sold for $198,000 Thursday, Sept. 10, in Heritage Auctions' Comics &…

    Sealed Pokémon Box Set Sells for World-Record $198,000 at Heritage Auctions
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    Property From Bill Wyman And His Rolling Stones Archive

    William George Perks, Jr., or Bill Wyman, is an English musician widely known as the bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones. He started recording and touring with his band, Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings, in 1997. Julien’s Auctions will present property from Wyman and his Rolling Stones archive in the upcoming…

    BILL WYMAN ROLLING STONES PICTURE DISC
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    A Bright Light From a Dark Knight as Heritage Auctions Hosts The Hero Initiative’s ‘Batman 100 Project’

    More than 100 of the comics industry’s best artists donate talents to this fundraiser benefitting writers, artists in need Hero Initiative Batman 100 DALLAS, Texas (August 27, 2020) – Heritage Auctions is proud to partner with The Hero Initiative to offer The Batman 100 Project, which features more than 100 original Dark Knight covers…

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    Julien’s Auctions & Musicares® Foundation Relief Fund Auction

    This upcoming charity relief event, presented by Julien's Auctions, benefits MusiCares, an organization providing emergency resources and support to musicians. Among the featured lots is an amplifier used by the Rolling Stones’ bass guitarist, Bill Wyman, during their Steel Wheels/ Urban Jungle tour. The 1989/ 1990 tour was their first…

    BEE GEES SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH
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    Traditional Fine Furniture with a Modern Twist

    The Arts and Crafts movement was formed at the end of the 1800s by a group of British painters, designers, and watercolorists who sought to embrace a new type of design. It is characterized by simplicity and elegance, a departure from the prevailing Victorian style. Stash by Lee Stanton presents…

    ESTATE DESK
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    Entertainment Memorabilia

    Considered a classic cult movie, Masters of the Universe (1987) is an American sci-fi action film directed by Gary Goddard. One of the props used in the film, the Eternian soldier rifle, is a highlight of the upcoming Entertainment Memorabilia auction, presented by Prop Store. This prop rifle is cast…

    A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) - Ape Mask Appliance
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    Disneyland: The First 65 Years - Day 2

    An original roller coaster car from the Space Mountain ride at Disneyland is featured on the second day of the upcoming Disneyland: The First 65 Years event, presented by Van Eaton Galleries. Space Mountain debuted in 1977 as Disneyland’s second roller coaster. It also expanded the offerings at the park’s…

    Vintage Walt Disney Donald Sitting on Coffee Mug Handle
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    An Eclectic Collection and Mid Century Sale

    “When I held a lithographic stone or a copperplate in my hand I thought I was touching a talisman,” Marc Chagall once expressed. An early Modernist artist, Chagall worked in mediums ranging from prints and lithographs to paintings and drawings. Chagall started making lithographs in 1922 to create dreamy scenes…

    Patrick Mavros Elephant Sterling Silver Ashtray
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    TCM Presents ... California Dreaming

    Though there are many cultural touchstones in the upcoming California Dreaming auction, offered by Bonhams, the sale is anchored by items from Hollywood. One of the notable film props up for bid is a Saint Christopher medallion worn by Elvis Presley in the hit film Jailhouse Rock (1957). The lot…

    GERALD F. BROMMER (CALIFORNIA, B.1927) Ending from: 12 Aug
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    Original Air: Michael Jordan Game-Worn and Player Exclusive Sneaker Rarities

    In a 1985 exhibition game in Italy, a promising young basketball player named Michael Jordan dunked a ball so hard that the backboard shattered. The American turned around and watched glass fall around his Italian opponents. Jordan would go on to win six NBA championships and six matching NBA Finals…

    Air Jordan 1 TYPS, Player Exclusive Signed Sneaker
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    Disneyland: The First 65 Years - Day 1

    Two years before the release of Sleeping Beauty (1959), Walt Disney was already preparing for an attraction dedicated to the animated movie at Disneyland. One of Disney’s main concerns with what would become the Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough was the empty space inside. To solve this, he asked animator Eyvind…

    Mark Twain Life Preserver
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    Early Summer Collectibles Auction

    A selection of fine art, pop culture items, and jewelry will be highlighted in the Early Summer Collectibles Auction at Churchill Galleries. From the world of art comes a Jacque Reich remarque proof engraving of Patrick Henry. Reich was a portrait engraver from Hungary who primarily worked in the United…

    WARNER BROTHERS Star in Action - Dick Powell
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    July Summer Art & Antiques

    Tinsel pictures gained popularity in 19th-century America as an evening activity between mothers and daughters. Crafting these pictures was later used to calm wounded soldiers in the Civil War. Coming to auction as part of the July Summer Art & Antiques event, presented by Neue Auctions, is a set of…

    Jimi Hendrix Poster
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    Hollywood: Legends and Explorers

    2001: A Space Odyssey was director Stanley Kubrick's exploration into “man’s relationship to the universe.” The film released in 1968 to mixed reviews but is now considered an important cinematic achievement. Coming to auction as part of the Hollywood: Legends & Explorers event, presented by Julien's Auctions, is a spacesuit…

    MARILYN MONROE PORTRAITS
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    Entertainment & Transportation Collectibles

    A life-size Terminator statue holding a shotgun is among the highlights of the upcoming Entertainment & Transportation Collectibles auction. The statue depicts Arnold Schwarzenegger’s antagonist, the Terminator, from the 1984 science fiction film of the same name. In the entertainment category, the auction features autographs of movie stars and musicians,…

    A GANGS OF NEW YORK AUTOGRAPHED MOVIE POSTER
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    ‘Batman: The Killing Joke,’ Jack Kirby Original Art Help Push Day 1 of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Event Past $5 Million Mark

    The print debut of X-23 resets highest price paid for 21st century U.S. comics art DALLAS, Texas (July 9, 2020) – Heritage Auctions began its four-day Comics & Comic Art event with a first session full of slam-bang action that smashed most expectations and pre-auction estimates. After a mere 105 minutes had elapsed, the…

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    Rock ‘n’ Roll Memorabilia: A Roadie’s Collection

    The son of a Disney Studios animator, Stanley Mouse grew up in Detroit around both animation and the Motown music scene. He was trained in Detroit’s School for the Society of Arts and Crafts but honed his artistic style by detailing hot rods. Mouse would later join the counterculture movement…

    Third annual TRPS poster.