The Gift of Giving Back: Heritage 360

The human spirit is amazingly strong, and a generous spirit is one of mankind’s greatest characteristics. The payoff: few things can match the gratification gleaned from helping others in need. A new endeavor at Heritage Auctions called Heritage 360 is in motion to galvanize employees to reach out to the surrounding community through an assortment […]

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Five for Friday: Rare Marilyn Monroe Collectibles

Some celebrities are bigger than the industry that made them stars. Even those who don’t listen to a lot of music know who Michael Jackson and the Beatles were. People who never watch sports are familiar with the names of Babe Ruth and Michael Jordan. Marilyn Monroe is similarly iconic. One of the original blond […]

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Unusual Guns On Target With Collectors

Firearms have a unique place in the world of collectibles. Regardless of someone’s political leanings and view about gun laws, they are important – not just for hunting and self-defense personal safety, but also as a part of history. Talk to someone who mentions having a big gun collection and the image that comes to […]

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Five for Friday: Famous Movie Shoes Leave Their Mark

When movie fans think of props, and especially shoes, there are specific scenes that leap to the front of just about everyone’s memory. The ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz, Cinderella’s glass slipper and Marty McFly’s self-lacing sneakers from Back to the Future to name a few. Some shoes actually go from the silver […]

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Expert Picks: Luxury Watches & Timepieces

Our fine watches and timepiece specialists picked their favorite items from our upcoming Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction, taking place live in NYC on June 6. Michael Fossner Consignment Director, Watches & Timepieces, New York Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 2508 Fine 18K Gold Wristwatch: This is THE watch. It looks incredible and feels even better. […]

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Five for Friday: The Art of Cocktail Shakers

A recent visit to the Dallas Museum of Art had me reeling: an entire exhibit devoted to nothing but the humble cocktail, or more precisely, the art behind the cocktail. In Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail, visitors are taken on a historical tour of nearly 60 items to explore the culture of […]

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Five For Friday: Perpetual Calendar Watches

When it comes to watches, functions that do more than tell time (hours, minutes and seconds) are referred to as “complications.” Complications in watches are desirable because they require the highest amount of watchmaking effort and skill to create, and therefore are priced at premium levels. One example is the perpetual calendar. This is one […]

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Comics in The Movies Available at First Platinum Night Auction

Comics-related movies are driving comic book prices higher and higher with each new blockbuster, so we thought we would spotlight a few of the books in our upcoming Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction that tie-in with upcoming and current comics-related movies. We have more than 1,300 lots in this auction, including 80+ lots in […]

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Specialist Picks: Fine European Art

Learn about our European Art specialists’ favorite works from our upcoming Fine European Art sale, taking place live in Dallas and online on May 24. Dr. Marianne Berardi Senior Expert, Fine & Decorative Arts, San Francisco  Bouguereau is famous for his pretty women and entrancing Madonna and Child imagery. I love this tender painting of […]

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SPACE RACE: Curated Collection of Space Race Models

Curated Collection of Space Race Models Documents “The Greatest Adventure on Which Man has Ever Embarked” 26 scale models, from Sputnik to the Space Shuttle, offered at no reserve Heritage Auctions is offering a collection of detailed models spanning the Space Race in its Space Exploration Signature Auction, May 19. Heritage will be auctioning 26 […]

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