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Poster Auctions International, Inc. unveils its expanded, revamped Poster Price Guide, a must-have for poster collectors

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Poster Auctions International, Inc., has unveiled its all-new Poster Price Guide, an expanded and revamped version of its poster-dedicated database, consolidating a full pricing history of over 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years. It’s a must-have reference tool for poster collectors and dealers worldwide.   The ...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 09-Aug-2018

The Authentication Company marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia for originality and authenticity

NOKOMIS, Ill. – A new company has been formed to mark and identify petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items as a means for ensuring their originality and authenticity. It’s The Authentication Company, LLC and it specializes in marking original period-correct items, to include signs, globes, cans, metal thermometers, displays and various other advertising items.   Th...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 28-Jul-2018

David Lawrence Rare Coins acquires an 1804 Draped Bust dollar coin on behalf of a partner for $2.64 million

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of only fifteen known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar – known as the “King of American Coins” – on behalf of a partner, Dell Loy Hansen. Mr. Hansen is a lifelong coin collector, businessman and owner of the Real Salt Lake major league soccer team in Salt Lake City, Utah. For the pas...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 06-Jul-2018

Items pertaining to Einstein, Mozart and the nature of genius will be exhibited in New York City, October 7th

NEW YORK CITY – Hand-signed letters and manuscripts, and even the building blocks of legendary theoretical physicist Albert Einstein’s mind will be at the center of a flash exhibit to accompany a lecture titled The Nature of Genius: From Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci to Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs, on Saturday, October 7th at the New York Institute of Technology Theater on Broa...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 02-Oct-2017

Trove of documents pertaining to Alexander Hamilton will be exhibited in New York City, September 10

NEW YORK CITY – Fans of Hamilton the Broadway musical can dive deeper at an exhibit and lecture this coming Sunday, September 10th, titled Hamilton vs. Jefferson: The Rivalry That Shaped America.   Letter written by Hamilton to his future wife, Eliza, in which he writes, "You certainly are a little sorceress... and have rendered me as restless and unsatisfied with all about me...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 07-Sep-2017

A trove of 66 Polaroid photos of Madonna taken in 1983, pre-fame, is for sale at Manhattan Rare Books

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – A complete set of 66 original Polaroid photos of Madonna, taken in 1983 by the noted portrait photographer Richard Corman (Am., b. 1954), just six weeks before the release of the young singer’s debut album and eventual skyrocket to fame, is for sale through Manhattan Rare Books, located inside Gallery 90 in New York City, at 1050 Second Avenue.   Madonna ch...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 20-Aug-2017

The 1856 Greek Revival home in Aberdeen, Mississippi known as the Adams-French Mansion is for sale

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The magnificent 7,000-square-foot Greek Revival antebellum home at 301 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen known as the Adams-French Mansion is up for sale. The owner and seller is Dwight Stevens, the longtime auctioneer and owner of Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen, a town situated halfway between Columbus and Tupelo, on US Hwy. 45.   This splendid 1856 antebellum ...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 18-Jun-2016

Wine collecting has been hugely impacted by the digital age. It's no longer just for rich male snobs

One needn't look any further than the nearest laptop, PC or tablet to figure out the main driver behind fine and vintage wine's seeming meteoric rise as a hot category of collectible. The digital revolution – and, more to the point, the internet and information age – have catapulted wine collecting from a pastime once reserved for rich male snobs to persons of every conceivable...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 24-Mar-2016

The 39th annual International Paper Money Show (IPMS) will be held June 19th-21st, in Memphis, Tenn.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A huge and impressive collection of 200 uncut sheets of obsolete banknotes (with 2-4 uncut notes per sheet) will be among the many educational exhibits displayed at this year's International Paper Money Show, slated for June 19-21 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis. It is believed to be the largest group of uncut obsolete banknotes ever put on display. The banknot...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 02-Jun-2015

It's A Wonderful Life on Sesame Street

Okay, here's a question for all of you movie buffs and Muppet fans out there:   What does the television series Sesame Street have in common with the Oscar-winning movie "It's A Wonderful Life"? If you answered "frogs and pigs," you're wrong -- and have obviously never seen the 1946 holiday classic directed by Frank Capra. The correct answer is: "Burt a...

Author: brianandleon , Category: General, Posted on: 20-Apr-2015
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