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SOLD! The Kem Weber-Designed Walt Disney Animation Desk Fetched $13,145 at Heritage

Update: The Kem Weber-designed vintage Walt Disney animation desk sold for $13,145.

What you see: An animation desk designed by Kem Weber for the Walt Disney Company circa 1939 or 1940. 740 more words

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Rare 'Dracula' Poster Sells For $525,800 At Dallas Auction

DALLAS (AP) – An auction house says a rare poster for the 1931 horror film “Dracula” has sold for $525,800.

Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said the sale Saturday appears be the highest amount a movie poster has garnered at auction. 107 more words

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SOLD! Heritage Auctions Sells the British First Edition of the First Harry Potter Book for $81,250

November 17, 2017 update: Bonhams reclaimed the world auction record for the British first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in a November 15 sale when an author’s presentation copy, inscribed by Rowling, commanded £106,250 ($140,204) on an estimate of £30,000 to £40,000 ($39,600 to $52,800). 1,026 more words

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Fact: Billie Holiday Is The Greatest Female Jazz Singer. Also Fact: This Scarce 1949 Concert Poster Sold For $13,750 At Heritage Auctions

Update: The vintage 1949 Billie Holiday poster sold for $13,750.

What you see: A vintage 1949 concert poster for jazz singer Billie Holiday. Heritage Auctions doesn’t explicitly give estimates on vintage concert posters, but officials confirmed it at $10,000, or double its opening bid. 935 more words

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"Heroes of Sport" Collection On Display In River North Ahead Of Auction

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s a collection of history called “Heroes of Sport” on display at a River North auction house and being auctioned off on Sunday. 383 more words

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Bob Dylan's Classic Martin Guitar Fetches Almost $400,000 At Auction

DALLAS (AP) — A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s has sold at auction for nearly $400,000.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas says a buyer requesting anonymity paid $396,500 Saturday for the singer-songwriter’s 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar. 100 more words

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Heritage Auctions Has a Matched Set of Bull Mammoth Tusks That Could Fetch $250,000 (Fluffy Bunny and Carrot Not Included)

What you see: A pair of mammoth tusks from Alaska that date to the Pleistocene era (which spans about 11,700 years ago to 2.6 million years ago). 822 more words

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