Article Type: Auction Preview

Saturday Morning Cartoons on the auction block as Gen-X collectors come of age

I am, ever, a kid of the 1970s, a member of Gen-X. Today I am here to tell you that I love Saturday Morning Cartoons. I mean real Saturday Morning Cartoons. I mean The All-Starr Laff-A-Lympics

The Rebirth of Carousel Panels

Our Saturday Estate auction showcases eight unique hand-painted carousel panels that date back several decades. Carousels became popular in American during the mid to late 19th Century, and early carousels often featured hand-painted panels, similar to

J. Walter Durbin and the Hard Men of the Frontier Battalion

I’m a native Texan through and through. I was born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, I went to school here, and now I’m raising my children here. Growing up in Texas, it’s hard

Bidders, Start Your Engines: Karl Chiao on Heritage’s Inaugural Automobilia Signature Auction

 With Heritage’s Inaugural Automobilia Signature Auction fast approaching, we sat down with Karl Chiao to give us the inside scoop on its featured lots and his passion for the automobilia category.  “I am a huge car enthusiast and have

If Art Could Talk: Video Exclusive of Original Wolverine Art

What’s better than the new X-men movie? The original artwork that started it all! Here’s an exclusive behind-the-scenes video from our Comic Department discussing the first-ever appearance of #wolverine art in tomorrow’s auction. For an

Remembering Gary Arlington, A Pioneer in the Comic Book Scene

Anyone with a serious interest in Underground Comix — those adult-themed “sex ‘n drugs” comic books sold in head shops beginning in the late 1960s — should know the name “Gary Arlington.” In case you aren’t

Twelve Years a Slave, One Little Book

And the Oscar goes to…Solomon Northup. Who? Solomon Northup. His is certainly not a household name in current American culture. In fact, Northup has never been a wildly popular or recognizable figure in American history

It Was 50 Years Ago Today… Well, Almost

It obviously dates me to say that I still remember when the Beatles were still together, but then I don’t claim to be old enough to remember when they did the Ed Sullivan show 50


The King of Brazilian Numismatics

The Pedro I Coronation 6400 Reis gold coin is widely regarded as the most important coin in Brazilian numismatics. The Heritage World Coin Department will be holding an auction on January 5th and 6th,2014, in


Galapagos Penguin Spotted in Dallas

Vincent Astor had a fascination with penguins.They appeared on his personal stationary and a silvered chrome penguin hood ornament graced his favorite automobile, so it was fitting to commemorate the voyage with a presentation Galapagos penguin statuette, naturalistically modeled by sculptor James Lippit Clark for Gorham in sterling silver and signed in facsimile on the base by all his appreciative shipmates.