Propaganda Posters Keep the Patriotic Pride of the Early 20th Century Alive

The War of Nations, the War to End All Wars, the Good War, World War I, World War II – no matter the name, these conflicts of the early 20th century produced an unprecedented level

$5 Flea Market Find Painted by Treasured Texas Artist

On an otherwise non-noteworthy trip into a flea market in 1986, a man’s attention was drawn quickly to a large work on paper. The painting’s bold, rhythmic lines showed a river in unusual colors. He

Norman Rockwell: Challenging American Ideals through Illustration

Popularity often has a finite lifespan. Whether for an actor, athlete, political candidate, there usually comes a time when the public is ready for the next big thing. Norman Rockwell somehow escaped such constraints. Arguably

Rare Finds: The Rolex Daytona ‘John Player Special’ Ref. 6241

Whether new, pre-owned or vintage, the Rolex Daytona remains the most coveted and commercially successful model produced by the storied brand. The legendary timepiece design represents perhaps the most discussed family of watches currently being

From Takeoff to Touchdown: Artifacts Flown on the Two Most Important Flights in History

As would be expected, Heritage Auctions’ Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection™ Nov. 1-3 in Dallas is full of amazing artifacts relating to the first man to walk on the moon, from buttons

Einstein’s Letter Simplifying the Theory of Relativity

By 1952, the words “Albert Einstein” were synonymous with the word “genius.” Einstein was routinely stopped on the street by people asking him to explain “those theories,” which changed humanity’s perception of the universe and became pillars of

Kevin Nowlan Doctor Strange #19

Ed Asner’s Love of Comics to Benefit Special Needs Community in Charity Auction

To many, Ed Asner is, and always will remain “Lou Grant,” the newsroom chief with the crusty exterior that hides a sensitive side, a warm affection for his co-workers at WJM, the Minneapolis television station

Draftsman Frank Lloyd Wright & the Art of Harmonizing Design with Nature

“An idea is inevitably a coordination. It is a coming together of something that is separate or disorganized or incomplete. With an idea you begin to feel into the nature of that incompleteness.” – Frank

The Hunt House: Original Furniture from Craig Ellwood’s Malibu Beach House

It is a privilege to be given the opportunity to research and write about the original furniture from Craig Ellwood’s historic Hunt House in Malibu, CA. The last time I came across a group of

The GSA Hoard of Morgan Dollars

Over the years, various hoards of coins have captured the attention of the collecting community and the public alike. The idea of finding a large cache of old coins can be intriguing to many, but