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 not to be inundated with tales of the Old West. Westerns were a mainstay in my house growing up. I […]
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 a large collection of automotive periodicals dating back to the 70’s, along with having gone through a lot of cars […]
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 up close look visit: Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction
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 familiar with the gentleman, please allow me to bring you up to speed. The Underground Comix movement began in 1967, […]
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 outside a few years in his own time and with historians of slavery, abolition, and the period before, during, and […]
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 years ago – to be exact, February 9, 1964. The Beatles were mentioned now and again on the elementary school […]
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 New York City in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Fair. Pedro de Alcantara Serafin was born on October […]
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.