Article Type: Collecting Guide

Filled Die Error Coins Value Guide – What’s Missing?

Have you ever found a coin in change that is missing part of the design or any of the lettering? Did you wonder what sort of error or variety this might be? Find the value

The Evolution of Pop Art

The History and Evolution of Pop Art

Pop Art was an art movement characterized by imagery of popular culture and consumerism.  The word “Pop” was coined in 1955 by British curator Lawrence Alloway to describe a new form of “popular” art.  Emerging

Rare 1943 Penny Sells for Six Figures: How To Tell If You Have One Too

Did you see the famous 1943 Bronze Discovery Cent, found by a teenager in the 1940s, in the news recently? Perhaps you noticed this on television, online, or even heard about it on the radio.

What Makes a Modern Circulating Coin Valuable?

One frequently asked question here at Heritage Auctions is, “What makes a modern circulating coin valuable?” While most circulation strike coins minted from the 1960s to present are very common and are worth very little

The Allure of Petrus: Rich, Rare and Easy to Resell

Petrus is the epitome of extravagance in Bordeaux. Single bottles can cost more $5,000, with the wine consistently selling for more than $1,000, even in comparatively humble vintages. Endeavoring to explain why Petrus is more

A Guide to Valuing Your Limited Edition Art Print

You might wonder why some prints will sell for thousands while others only sell for a few hundred dollars.  What makes some prints so much more expensive? Limited Edition Art Prints Artists in the early

Proving Provenance: Your Collectible’s Story

In the 1950s, the average American home had a piece of furniture called a telephone table, a simple wooden seat with an attached ledge to place the family’s rotary dial phone. You can easily find

The Top 11 Hermes Handbags that Should be in Your Collecting Plans for 2018

Hermes handbag collections are as individual as the collectors themselves. While quintessential pieces should always be included when creating an enviable and wearable wardrobe, the trend towards exceptional and rare leads the charge for 2018.

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

Sports Autographs_ Indicators of a Fake Signature - Heritage Auctions

Sports Autographs: Indicators of a Fake Signature

Autographs mean different things to different people. For some, they are reminders of chance encounters with childhood heroes, or of hours spent waiting to meet – even if only for a couple of seconds –