Heritage Auctions

This undated file photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows Orson Welles' personal copy of a souvenir program from his classic 1941 film, "Citizen Kane," which was among the legendary actor, director and scriptwriter's items consigned by his daughter, Beatrice Welles for sale by Heritage Auctions in New York City on Saturday, April 26, 2014. The collection fetched $180,000. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions, File)

‘Citizen Kane’ script sold at Orson Welles auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Scripts for “Citizen Kane,” Orson Welles’ camera and a cigar ashtray were among the late director’s belongings sold at a New York auction. Sixty-seven lots fetched $180,000 at Heritage Auctions on […]

04/27/2014

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

Liberty Head Nickel

Rare 1913 nickel fetches over $3.1M at auction

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A rare century-old U.S. nickel that was once mistakenly declared a fake and forgotten about for decades has sold at auction for more than $3.1 million. The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is especially prized because of its unusual back story:

04/26/2013

Francis Crick, co-discoverer of DNA structure. (AP Photo)

DNA discoverer’s letter sells for $5.3M, a record

NEW YORK (AP) — A letter that scientist Francis Crick wrote to his son about his Nobel Prize-winning DNA discovery was sold to anonymous buyer at a New York City auction on Wednesday for a record-breaking $5.3 million.

04/10/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,158 other followers