Heritage Auctions

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