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Popeye the Sailor Man was Originally Popeye the Coast Guardsman

Blake Stilwell writes: This may seem like blasphemy to some, but Popeye started his professional career as a civilian mariner and then Coast Guardsman. The famous sailor did join the Navy, but as of 1937, Popeye was firmly in the Coast Guard. 262 more words


Heritage Auctions Says Christie's-Owned Collectrium Stole Millions of Their Listings

Heritage Auctions has filed suit alleging the digital art collection management service Collectrium stole listings with so-called “spider” software, according to a report from Artnet News… 193 more words


Dallas-Based Auction House Faces Off Against Christie's In Tech Lawsuit

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NEW YORK (AP) — Auction giant Christie’s is accused in a lawsuit of using a computer program to scrape research, images and price information from a rival’s website and then reselling that data as part of its own subscription database. 99 more words


Tap Shoes Among Shirley Temple Items Sold In Auction

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DALLAS (AP) – Two pairs of tap shoes belonging to the child movie star Shirley Temple have sold at auction for $20,000. 107 more words


Keys, Lightbulbs Tied To Thomas Edison Sell At Dallas Auction

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A collection of items tied to famed inventor Thomas Edison, such as lightbulbs, court evidence, and the keys to the laboratory where he invented the phonograph, sold for a combined $64,375 at an auction Saturday held by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. 245 more words


Rare Pokemon card sold for $54,970

At an auction in Beverly Hills, an extremely rare Pokemon trading card – the “Pikachu Illustrator” – was purchased for a record-setting $54,970. 59 more words


Comic Art for the First Amendment

Just weeks before the presidential election bookstore owner Brian Donoghue found himself facing misdemeanor zoning violations from his town of Saugerties, N.Y., for displaying an anti-Trump sign featuring a swastika in his store’s window. 580 more words