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The James Tumblin Gone With the Wind Collection

The James Tumblin Gone With the Wind Collection

Heritage Auctions Entertainment auction on the 18th April and 19th April includes a treasure trove of memorabilia with a notable collection of Gone With the Wind items from the James Tumblin Collection. There are nearly 100 items from and related to the film including costumes, clothing, furniture and items, props, […]

Pete Waterman’s £1m model train collection goes on sale

Pete Waterman’s £1m model train collection goes on sale

Specialist auctioneers Dreweatts will conduct the sale of what are seen as the ‘Fabergé Eggs’ of the model locomotives world, including what Waterman argues is the finest model ever built, the Beyer Goods, valued at £100,000-120,000. The man who helped set pop guru Simon Cowell on the road to success […]

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

“IT IS AN AMERICAN DREAM. IT IS AN ALLEGORY. AND IT HAS BECOME AN ANTHEM.” – Don McLean The original manuscript of Don McLean’s American Pie has sold for $1.2m (£806,000) at Christies in New York on the 7th April. The lot included the  complete working manuscript for the song […]

Discarded Frankenstein movie poster sells for $358,500 at Heritage Auctions

Discarded Frankenstein movie poster sells for $358,500 at Heritage Auctions

The most valuable Frankenstein movie poster ever sold at public auction — the only 6-foot example from the 1931 Universal horror classic known to exist — sold for $358,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $2.1 million Vintage Movie Posters Auction. The poster was the top lot in the March 28-29 auction and […]

Cowabunga! Turtles friends Hot Spot and Scratch at Vectis

Cowabunga! Turtles friends Hot Spot and Scratch at Vectis

Two of the rarest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures Hot Spot and Scratch will be fighting their way into Vectis TV and Film auction on the 15th April. The models from the Playmates Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1992-93 series included two of the range’s rarest figures – Hot Spot and […]

Don McLean’s Original “American Pie” Lyrics to be sold at Christies

Don McLean’s Original “American Pie” Lyrics to be sold at Christies

“IT IS AN AMERICAN DREAM. IT IS AN ALLEGORY. AND IT HAS BECOME AN ANTHEM.” – Don McLean On April 7, Christie’s New York will auction the original manuscript and notes to Don McLean’s “American Pie,” sold by the singer-songwriter. Arguably the most iconic and recognizable American song of the […]

Rare Face Vessel heads Crocker Farm’s March Auction

Rare Face Vessel heads Crocker Farm’s March Auction

An exceedingly rare and important cobalt-decorated stoneware presentation harvest jug with applied faces is one of the highlights at Crocker Farm’s forthcoming March American Stoneware and Redware auction. Pictured: Exceedingly Rare and Important Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Presentation Harvest Jug with Applied Faces, Incised “R.G. Simkin,” attributed to Henry Harrison or Richard […]

Rupert the Bear Books & Annuals Collection at Unique Auctions

Rupert the Bear Books & Annuals Collection at Unique Auctions

Unique Auctions Book auction on the 11th February includes nearly 200 lots of books and maps including an excellent collection of Rupert the Bear books and annuals dating from the late 1940s to the present. The collection includes reading copies as well and fine examples of some of the earlier and […]

Gremlins collection of toys inc Neca Gizmo Mogwai 8" plush Glove Puppet with squeaker

There’s Gremlins at Vectis

Vectis have an exciting week ahead with one of the best British Star Wars collections going under the hammer in their 28th January auction but only if they can overcome the Gremlins in the same auction. With Gremlins 3 being talked about for the past couple of years and ever […]

Rare Collection of The Three Stooges Posters & Sheets

Rare Collection of The Three Stooges Posters & Sheets

Robert Edward Auctions will be offering an extraordinary Three Stooges movie-poster collection in their April 25, 2015 auction. The most important highlight of the collection is what may be the only known one-sheet poster for the group’s first film for Columbia Pictures in 1934: Woman Haters. Is this the only example that exists […]