Month: November 2017

Five for Friday: Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria

The number of people who collect militaria and war relics has gone up significantly in recent years, for reasons ranging from the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II to increasingly more realistic

Robert Crumb: So Much More Than Just ‘Lines On Paper’

The artwork of Robert Crumb has been a source of fascination for many. His artwork from the 1960s and early ’70s has been especially interesting, to the point that sales of some of his more

Just How Valuable is Your Double Cover Comic?

Double covers are one of the most collectible comic defects. A double cover occurs due to a factory binding mishap where two or more covers are rolled together and stapled with the rest of the

Casablanca: A Gem of Americana

Long before the age of Netflix and Disney blockbusters ruling Hollywood, a film which has staked an unimaginably important place in American culture was released: Casablanca. As the U.S. was in the thick of World

Five for Friday: Casablanca Movie Poster Collection

Heritage Auctions’ Movie Posters Auction Nov. 18-19 in Dallas will feature more than 1,000 posters from an enormous array of movies ranging from the most obscure to some of the most well-known blockbusters of all

Bob Dylan: The Man Behind the Guitar

To quote George Harrison during The Concert for Bangladesh, “We’d like bring on a friend to us all, Mr. Bob Dylan.” Dylan’s career has spanned five decades and counting, encompassing a litany of artistic endeavors

Five for Friday: Holiday Fine Jewelry

Jewelry is one of those collectibles categories in which just about everyone can find something of value. On the surface, the appeal is obvious, with the clear financial value associated with assorted gemstones. But it