If Henry Darger had rented from a different landlord, his life’s work would likely have ended up in the trash.
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When it comes to comic book collecting, the most valuable items from decades past continue to be the most valuable today.
In the world of collectible stamps, or as Robert Scott likes to say, “art you can lick,” the head of Bonhams’ stamp and postal history dep
It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts department in New York, saw collectors adopting
For the pen collectors on your list this holiday season, you must first determine if they value vintage pens or contemporary, limited-edit
As evidence supporting the scope of coin collecting around the world, Norman Scrivener, a consultant at Doyle New York, references a quote
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Jeff Bridgman’s career as a dealer of American folk art spans more than two decades, yet most of his clients have never set foot in his ga
The Chisholm Larsson Gallery (www.chisholm-poster.com) is on
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Walking down the hallways of the Legacy Companies’ headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm’s president and CEO, Neal Asbury, passe
THE GIFTA 15th-century Buddha carved from a 70-plus-carat Burmese ruby.
This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of the S.T. Dupont brand.
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A dollar is not worth what it once was, especially if it is a particular Flowing Hair silver dollar from 1794.
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Dick Claus says he has "no idea" why his fellow collectors of antique toy boats are so captivated by turn-of-the-
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Julieta Talamante moved to Los Cabos at a time when the region boasted only one paved road and one stop
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The Italian pen maker Omas honors its country’s capital with the inaugural release from its La Citte collection, which celebrate
On October 9, 1992, thousands of people along the United States’ Eastern Seaboard watched a chunk of cosmic debris dart across t
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced last weekit will divest its entire collection of the late artist’s work through