Collectibles

At the Heritage Auctions sale on April 18, fans paid big money for a little pop history.
In its 53 years, Doyle has auctioned the estates of Gloria Swanson, Bette Davis, and other film legends.
Detective Don Hrycyk has returned an estimated $121 million in stolen works to their rightful collectors.
The Solid Fountain Pen Gold Edition’s barrel is constructed entirely from 14-karat gold.
In 2006, Bonhams London introduced an annual auction as curious as the objects it proffered. Called Gentleman’s Library, the sale was packed with items one might find in a cultured Victorian’s...
The Oakland Athletics enjoyed a dynastic run of success in the 1970s, winning three World Series in a row.
Bonhams attributes the high presale estimate in part to The Imitation Game, the recent film about Turing’s life.
“American Pie” topped the Billboard charts shortly after its 1971 release.
King John of Saxony commissioned a young Dresden coachbuilder to create a sweet town coach.
A British mathematician who died 60 years ago is having a celebrity moment.
Whimsical retail display from husband and wife designer duo Aaron R. Thomas and Stefanie Phan-Thomas incorporates LuciteLux in state-of-the-art visual merchandising and finished retail.
Architectural photographer Ahmet Ertug has published more than 30 books in three decades, some only available as rare books, others soon to be. Bibliophiles treasure these publications as some of the...
Standout items include a set of Wang Qi panel paintings expected to fetch as much as $700,000.
The line features writing instruments based on both heroes and villains.
Kostas Metaxas has designed a very special pen for one of the oldest and most prestigious Paris-based writing instrument icons for their "Haute Creation." Being fascinated by the incredible quality...
A total of 40 world-class antique rugs in a variety of Persian and Caucasian weaving styles are on display.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago Wine Auction announces online catalogue and pre-bidding.
If you have a soft spot for movies and a spare $6 million to $8 million, Profiles in History has a once-in-a-lifetime deal for you.
Original Wood Carvings in the Style of Famed New England Folk Artist John Haley Bellamy
After 25 years of pursuing vintage Lalique clocks, a collector has consigned a group of 24 different examples—just six shy of being a complete set.
Baccarat, in partnership with GEARYS Beverly Hills, will line the median of the famed thoroughfare with its iconic chandeliers for the first time since 2008.
The German writing-instruments manufacturer Pelikan will offer this year’s auction collection which comprises 17 one-of-a-kind maki-e pens.
York Street Studio, a Connecticut design company that specializes in luxury home decor, has introduced its first handcrafted backgammon set (starting at $1,800).
Founded in 1999 by retired craftsmen from Japan’s Platinum Pen Company, Nakaya is a boutique pen maker committed to handcrafting and traditional Japanese artistic techniques.
On October 22 at Bonhams New York, centuries of scientific inquiry will be recapitulated in one afternoon during the auction house’s inaugural History of Science sale...
Nothing is sure to increase a mundane object’s intrinsic value more than slapping a Ferrari badge on it.
A collaboration on a global scale, the French luxury-goods maker Hermès has teamed up with the Australian industrial designer Marc Newson and the Japanese writing-instrument company Pilot to create...
Superstorm Sandy stopped outside the arcade door in Seaside Heights, N.J., but not before tossing the pier’s iconic roller coaster into the Atlantic. Eleven months later, fire destroyed much of the...

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