ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – This may be the year that chalk makes its mark on the National Toy Hall of Fame, or American Girl outmuscles He-Man for a place of honor.
NEW YORK (AP) – More than 30 dresses and accessories worn on stage by Aretha Franklin will be auctioned on November 10, 2018 at The Hard Rock Cafe in New York City.
LOS ANGELES – The two-bedroom Delta mobile home once owned and used by Elvis and Priscilla Presley is headed back to its roots in Mississippi, according to its new owner. GWS Auctions, one of the world’s premier film and music memorabilia auction houses, sold the mobile home from the Presleys’ “Circle G Ranch” in an August 25, 2018 auction for $67,650. The winning bidder, Max Wiggins of Kemah, Texas, stated his plans to repatriate the mobile home where fans can enjoy it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Let’s go surfing now, everybody’s learning how,” the Beach Boys have been telling us in song since 1962. And if you haven’t started listening by now — and you live in California — perhaps it’s time you did. On Monday surfing became the official sport of California.
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) – Unless you read the sign out front, you might not know where you’re at when you first walk inside.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) – Some items belonging to one of the Boston Red Sox’s early members — when the team was known as the Boston Americans — are coming up at auction on August 15.
DALLAS – Frenetic bidding drove the final price for Frank Frazetta’s Escape on Venus painting original art to $660,000 to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction Aug. 2-4, which brought in a total of $6,670,739.
BOSTON (AP) – Is JFK losing his star power? It’s probably too early to tell, but 55 years after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, an auction of some of the most iconic items associated with the Kennedy White House fell well short of pre-sale expectations.
DALLAS – A rare Star Wars concept poster printed for the 1980 sequel The Empire Strikes Back sold Sunday for $26,400 at Heritage Auctions, setting a world record as the most expensive movie poster from the space opera ever sold at auction.