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SOLD! The Inscribed 1957 Presentation Copy of Jack Kerouac's On the Road Fetched $7,500 at Heritage Auctions

Update: The 1957 presentation copy of Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road sold for $7,500.

What you see: A 1957 presentation copy of Jack Kerouac’s novel… 901 more words

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'My Cat Made Me Do It,' and Other Ways People Try to Back Out of Auction Bids

Every auction is filled with at least a little anxiety. Will the sale be a flop? Will you be outbid for the piece you have your heart set on? 1,524 more words


SOLD! This Vibrantly Colored William McKinley Campaign Poster from 1900 Fetched $11,875 at Heritage Auctions

Update: The McKinley campaign poster from circa 1900 sold for $11,875.

What you see: A circa 1900 28-inch-by-42-inch near-mint condition campaign poster for President William McKinley, who was running for a second term. 1,057 more words

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TIE! Heritage Auctions Sold an Original Sunday Christmas-Themed Peanuts Strip from 1958 for $113,525, Tying the World Auction Record

Update: Well, this doesn’t happen often. Heritage sold the original Sunday Peanuts comic strip from 1958 for $113,525–tying the record it set in 2007 for original Sunday… 997 more words


Pocket watch of Civil War veteran on the auction block

Heritage Auctions, one the nation’s largest auction houses, has an array of pocket watches for sale this week. One, a silver Newark Watch Works timepiece… 426 more words


Heritage Auctions Discoveries in 1930 Blue Ribbon Malt Set Expand Checklist

The 1930 Blue Ribbon Malt set is nearly 100 years old and still contains some mysteries. This set of photo premiums featuring players from the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox, for example, does not even have a fully known checklist. 982 more words