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Grey Smith, director, vintage movie poster auctions with Heritage Auctions poses for a photo by a large colorful billboard from the 1937 release of the animated film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" Monday, July 14, 2014, in Dallas, Texas.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

1937 ‘Snow White’ billboard offered at auction

DALLAS (AP) — A large, colorful billboard from the 1937 release of the animated film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is up for auction. Heritage Auctions said the rare billboard is expected to sell […]

07/17/2014

FILE - In this May 18, 1977 file photo, performer Frank Sinatra appears on the stage of the Westchester Premier Theater in Tarrytown, N.Y., during the opening night of his act with Dean Martin. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, file)

Sinatra’s first license fetches $15K at auction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Frank Sinatra’s first New Jersey driver’s license has sold for $15,757 at auction. The yellowed, text-only 1934 license was issued, typo and all, to Francis Sintra, 841 Garden Street, Hoboken, New […]

06/27/2014

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Sotheby’s shows a working draft of Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” one of the most popular songs of all time.  (AP Photo/Sotheby’s, File)

Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ draft sells for $2M

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” has been sold at auction for more than $2 million. Sotheby’s offered the working draft of […]

06/24/2014

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1942 Oscar to be auctioned in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 1942 Oscar statuette is being sold an auction in Rhode Island. The Providence Journal reports the statuette will be sold Monday by Briarbrook Auctions in East Greenwich. Art director Joseph […]

06/20/2014

The Beatles "Help" jackets are displayed with a man holding the album cover on which they appeared. (Photo credit: Omega Auctions)

Beatles jackets go up for auction

The Beatles  looked pretty hip in the film “Help!” and today, two of the jackets worn in the film could be worth thousands of dollars. “Beatles for Sale” was the title of the Fab Four’s […]

02/12/2014

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US charity revealed as anonymous Hopi bidder

PARIS (AP) — A U.S. charitable foundation said Wednesday that it was the anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American masks in a Paris auction and will return them to the Hopi Nation […]

12/11/2013

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Native artifact sale in Paris makes $1.6 million

PARIS (AP) — A French auction house that ignored a plea by the U.S. Embassy to delay an auction of sacred Hopi masks sold them briskly Monday along with other contested Native American artifacts for […]

12/09/2013

In this Nov. 19, 2013 photo, Dan Imler of SCP Auctions shows Jessie Owens gold medal from the 1936 Olympics at the SCP Auctions in Laguna Nigel, Calif. One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games is set to go on the auction block. (AP Photo/Raquel Dillon)

Owens’ Olympic gold medal sells for record $1.4M

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction. SCP Auctions said Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner […]

12/08/2013

Gene Kelly performs in the 1952 film "Singin' in the Rain." The grey wool suit Kelly wore in the movie is going up for auction after being kept in a closet by a memorabilia collector for more than four decades. (AP Photo/File)

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ suit auction postponed

DALLAS (AP) — Although rain couldn’t stop Gene Kelly from singing and dancing, an ice storm has postponed the auction of the Hollywood star’s gray wool suit. Heritage Auctions spokesman Noah Fleisher says accumulated ice […]

12/07/2013

Nov. 7, 2013: Musician Bruce Springsteen on stage at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden in New York. (John Minchillo/Invision/AP, File)

Springsteen ‘Born to Run’ manuscript at NY auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to Run” could sell for as much as $100,000 at a New York City auction. The sale is Thursday at Sotheby’s. […]

12/05/2013

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