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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 […]

Remembering Lauren Bacall – The International Preview Tour Of The Bacall Collection

Remembering Lauren Bacall – The International Preview Tour Of The Bacall Collection

The astonishing collection of Lauren Bacall, acclaimed actress of stage and screen, is to go on international tour prior to its auction at Bonhams New York on 31 March and 1 April. The collection, which includes work by the greatest artist of the 20th century, will be previewed in Hong […]

Rare Winston Churchill Salute the Great Coalition Medal at Unique Auctions

Rare Winston Churchill Salute the Great Coalition Medal at Unique Auctions

A rare Winston Churchill Salute the Great Coalition Medal 1940-1945 dedicated to Paul Emrys-Evans. These bronze medals were awarded to members of the war coalition by Sir Winston Churchill is one of nearly 850 lots of Antiques, Fine Art and Collectibles being  sold as part of Unique Auctions (UK) Annual […]

Dorothy Wizard of Oz Test Dress

Dorothy Wizard of Oz Test Dress

The Bonham’s TCM Presents … There’s No Place Like Hollywood auction on November 24th in New York is creating a lot of exciting buzz here at WCN. Another one of the star items is a Dorothy “test” dress and pinafore from The Wizard of Oz. We have featured a number articles on […]

Cowardly Lion Costume Purrs its way to auction

Cowardly Lion Costume Purrs its way to auction

It is 75 years since the Wizard of Oz started to wow the generations and the film and merchandise to continue to attract collectors old and new. For collectors the Bonham’s TCM Presents … There’s No Place Like Hollywood auction on November 24th in New York has some of the […]