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 A Honus Wagner baseball card reportedly sold for $2.8 million in 2007

Buy Americana: U.S. Stocks versus Collectibles

  • July 29th, 2009 21:15

The Wall Street Journal published a new study by Birinyi Associates on Tuesday comparing U.S. stocks with other ...

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A whale's tooth from Darwin's historic round-the-world journey heads to auction

A Whale's Tooth Steeped in Historical Significance

  • July 28th, 2009 14:07

Sailing to auction this fall is a 7-inch-long whale’s tooth decorated by private James Bute of the Royal Marines ...

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Eli Broad, on Forbes' Top Billionaire Art Collector list

Forbes' Top Billionaire Art Collectors

  • July 27th, 2009 15:44

Forbes revealed its list of "Top Billionaire Art Collectors" on Friday. Even with the world's wealthist folks losing ...

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The PBS seriers Antiques Roadshow has surprises in store for next season

Seven-Figure Finds, Unclaimed Loot spice up Antiques Roadshow

  • July 26th, 2009 20:29

The perfect antidote for the recession blues, PBS' hit series "Antiques Roadshow" plans to keep reeling in viewers ...

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New Orleans Auction, St.  Charles Gallery, Inc.  recently auctioned William Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1859-1939) "Sunlit View of the Mission Santa Barbara, California", 1926, oil on canvas board, signed and dated lower left "W.  Woodward '26", frame retains label "Francis Hendricks Co., Inc., Syracuse, New York", 13-3/4" x 19-7/8".  Presented in a giltwood frame.

Jazz Age Artists flocked to Santa Barbara

  • July 23rd, 2009 15:04

Before Hollywood claimed the role of movie-making capital, Santa Barbara, California, ninety miles north of Los ...

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The mintwiki promotes Mint Museum exhibitions such as "Bob Trotman, Business as Usual"

Art World Gets Geeky

  • July 22nd, 2009 23:10

Twitter, Facebook, iPhone apps, blogs, and wikis are fast making their way into how the art world operates. Today, ...

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