10 Press Releases

Tag: star wars

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Hake’s July 26-27 auction led by Star Wars comic strip original concept art, high-grade Boba Fett L-slot rocket-firing prototype figure, trove of pop culture rarities

    Featured: 1 of 5 known 1888-89 cabinet cards for baseball Hall of Famer Mike ‘King’ Kelly, smallest size 1920 Cox/Roosevelt campaign button, key Marvel comics, important comic art  1888-89 N173 Old Judge (Cigarettes) mail-in premium cabinet card depicting baseball Hall of Famer Mike ‘King’ Kelly, Captain of the Boston Beaneaters,…

    1888-89 N173 Old Judge (Cigarettes) mail-in premium cabinet card depicting baseball Hall of Famer Mike ‘King’ Kelly, Captain of the Boston Beaneaters, rare street-clothes version, size: 4.25in x 6.5in. One of only five known examples and only the third to appear at auction. SGC-graded 2.5 Good+. Estimate $75,000-$100,000
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    Peter Dean’s Collection of Fantasy Games at Turner Auctions

    Peter Dean was a software developer who spent his free time collecting and playing board games. He often obtained early editions, special editions, or supporting editions from Kickstarter. After his passing, Dean left behind his extensive collection of games and miniatures. Turner Auctions will present part of his collection in…

    The Hobbit - The Battle of Five Armies Collector Edition 303-1500
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    From the Archive | Day 1-5

    The upcoming Sotheby's From the Archive event brings to auction five pieces of memorabilia from across several industries. One lot closes for bidding each day, starting on July 27th. This begins with a 2014 “King James” Miami Heat jersey worn in-game by LeBron James. That year, the Miami Heat and…

    Nike Dunk SB Low Jedi - 2004 - Signed by Mark Hamill on Right Shoe, Signed by Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker on Left Shoe
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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…

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    April Bazaar with Toys & Collectibles

    Mattel Creations was founded in 1945 by Harold “Matt” Matson and Elliot Handler. The company enjoyed a breakthrough when they introduced Chatty Cathy, a talking doll. A second change came with the launch of the Barbie doll in 1959. A Mattel Barbie doll in its original black case is highlighted…

    Anthony Mark Hankins porcelain teapot, ARABIAN SCENES pattern
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    Winter Comic & Toy Auction

    The Winter Comic & Toy Auction will be offered by . Featured in this sale are original blueprints from science fiction movies, including a drawing used to produce Star Wars: Episode IV. The available lot shows the floor plan of the Death Star’s main bay. This blueprint, along with others…

    Jack Schylling Collectors Series Blue Bird Racer
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    TCM Presents ... 1939

    From The Wizard of Oz to Gone with the Wind, 1939 was a notable year in cinematic history. The upcoming TCM Presents...1939 auction, presented by Bonhams, offers film memorabilia related to that year’s productions. Some lots, such as a pair of gloves worn by Kermit Eller in his portrayal of…

    A Leslie Howard custom-bound final shooting script of Gone With the Wind, gifted to him by David O. Selznick
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    Gentleman's Library Auction

    George Lucas was not happy with the original movie poster for Star Wars (1977) and commissioned the Hildebrandt brothers to make improvements.  “I asked [the agent] if they knew what it was about,” remembers Greg Hildebrandt, “and they said, ‘It’s some kind of science-fiction movie.” That poster, produced the year…

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    Massive Comic & Toy Auction

    The fascination with comic books perhaps lies in the gorgeous artistry of illustrators, demonstrated time and again. The drawings are full of motion, and inking selections create dynamic tension on each page.  Maybe it is due to the ability to transcend from an era and be able to continue to…

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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    Nostalgic Toy Auction

    Few movies have broken through the generational wall like the Star Wars series. For decades, children and adults have been drawn into the inter-galactic battle between the Jedi and the Sith. Even still, the original trilogy of Star Wars movies, released between 1977 and 1983, attract a cadre of loyal…

    Nostalgic Toy Auction