Month: May 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Five for Friday: Vintage Office Décor Creates Personality

  The advent of the laptop computer and the mobile office forced many to move away from personal touches when it came to their workplace environment. Fortunately, in recent years more companies are accepting telecommuting

First ‘Dream Team’ Could Have Been 1928 Philadelphia Athletics

The 1992 United State men’s Olympic basketball team is known – with good reason – as the “Dream Team.” Head coach Chuck Daly headed to Barcelona with arguably the most talented roster in the history

Collector’s Guide: Why Collect Hair?

Imagine asking a celebrity for a lock of their hair instead of an autograph? While it may come off as an obscure hobby, collecting hair from political figures, musicians, entertainers and even animals is not

Five for Friday: Charles Guiteau – Inside the Mind of a Killer

This week’s Five for Friday looks inside the mind of a killer. An important private collection of artifacts and documents relating to the Presidential assassin Charles Guiteau have been uncovered, including a newly discovered manifesto