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December 29, 2016
Medals feature prominently in Heritage Auctions’ FUN offering

December 28, 2016
Fresh-to-Market, Eccentric Oddities Headline Heritage Auctions’ Gentleman Collector Auction

December 20, 2016
Pythagoras' Pocket Change? Silver Stater from 530-500 BCE Bruttium, Croton debuts at Heritage Auctions

December 19, 2016
Visually Stunning 1934 $5,000 Federal Reserve Note Could Cash In At $120,000

December 17, 2016
Beware of Fake John Glenn Autographs and Memorabilia, Warn Experts at Heritage Auctions

December 16, 2016
Hermès handbags dominate Heritage Auctions’ Holiday Luxury Accessories Auction

December 15, 2016
Unique $50 Gold Eagle Wrong Planchet Error In Heritage's FUN Signature Auction

December 15, 2016
Sioux war shirt decorated with human hair makes $32,500 at Heritage Auctions

December 14, 2016
Snow White and friends are worth over $1,000,000 in Heritage Auctions’ Fifth Straight Million-dollar Animation Art Auction in Two Years

December 13, 2016
Most coveted World Series Press Pin ever offered will debut at Heritage Auctions

December 13, 2016
Omaha Beach D-Day flag signals $1.1 million Arms & Armor sale at Heritage Auctions

December 12, 2016
Fine jewelry surpasses $12 million at Heritage Auctions

December 12, 2016
Belle Epoque paintings soar in Heritage’s Fine European Art auction

December 8, 2016
Cigar store Indian, Malcolm S. Forbes Estate Political Buttons, Pace $1.7 million Heritage Auctions Americana & Political Sale

December 7, 2016
Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

December 5, 2016
Thomas Edison’s lightbulbs, keys to Menlo Park laboratory bring $64,375 at Heritage Auctions

December 5, 2016
Six of History’s Deadliest Weapons Every Collector can find at Heritage Auctions

December 1, 2016
Beloved satirist Stan Freberg’s iconic comedy and advertising items at Heritage Auctions

December 1, 2016
Competitive bidding, record-setting results drive American Art past $2.5 million at Heritage Auctions

November 30, 2016
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: What are the top items in Animation Art at Heritage Auctions?

November 30, 2016
5 Martin Brothers bird figurines head $1.3 million 20th Century Design at Heritage Auctions

November 30, 2016
Belle Époque masters headline Heritage Auctions’ Fine European Art Auction Dec. 7

November 30, 2016
Heritage Modern and Contemporary Art auctions net $4.7 million

November 29, 2016
Award winning Highland Park Estate will be Auctioned by Heritage Auctions

November 29, 2016
Sale of Exquisite Japanese Proof Collection Set to Star in Heritage’s NYINC 2017 Signature Auction

November 29, 2016
Casablanca posters star in Heritage Auctions’ $2 million Vintage Movie Posters Event

November 28, 2016
Golden/Silver Age & Underground Comix reset the market at Heritage Auctions’ ~$10 Million Comics & Comic Art Auction

November 25, 2016
Guitars owned by Janis Joplin, Prince top Heritage Auctions’ $1 million Entertainment & Music Memorabilia sale

November 22, 2016
Robert Crumb and Other Underground Comix Artists Soar to Record Prices at Heritage Auctions

November 22, 2016
Million-dollar Mickey Mantle rookie card and The Gary Carter Collection propel Heritage Auctions' November Sports Auction past $14 Million

November 21, 2016
Exceptional Asian Rarities Set to Star in Heritage’s Hong Kong Coin and Currency Auction

November 21, 2016
World’s Most Valuable Pokémon Card Sold at Public Auction Brings $54,970 at Heritage Auctions

November 21, 2016
Dramatic Sioux War Shirt Fringed with Human Hair Locks May Bring $45,000 at Heritage Auctions

November 17, 2016
World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Sold for $850,000 by Heritage Auctions

November 15, 2016
Fabergé, Toussaint, Whiting, and Important snuff boxes highlight Heritage Auctions’ $1 Million Fine Silver & Vertu sale

November 14, 2016
Chess board from 1972’s Bobby Fischer vs. Boris Spassky ‘Match of the Century’ at auction

November 14, 2016
Hermès Sellier Kelly Bag may bring $100,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ Dec. 7-8 Holiday Luxury Accessories Auction

November 10, 2016
Painting Gifted by Original Monuments Man to be Offered by Heritage Auctions

November 9, 2016
Uncensored John F. Kennedy campaign notes offered Dec. 3 at Heritage Auctions

November 9, 2016
1956 Fender Stratocaster Tops the Charts at $500,000+ Vintage Guitar Auction at Heritage

November 8, 2016
Important Morris Louis and Sean Scully works highlight Modern & Contemporary Art auction in New York

November 8, 2016
Significant Martin Bros. bird collection offered Nov. 18 at Heritage Auctions

November 8, 2016
Ron Rivlin Warhol Auction to Benefit Arts Education Program

November 7, 2016
Copy of More Fun Comics #73, the 1941 First Appearance of Aquaman and Green Arrow, expected to bring 1 million times its original cost at Heritage Auctions

November 7, 2016
Janis Joplin’s ‘Me and Bobby McGee’ Gibson guitar headlines Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment and Music Memorabilia Auction

November 7, 2016
Single-owner Collection of Early Political and Presidential Americana From Washington to Roosevelt could exceed $700,000 at Heritage Auctions

November 7, 2016
Historic Political Collectibles from the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes Featured in Heritage Auctions’ Dec. 3 Americana Offerings

November 4, 2016
Linda Ronstadt Consigns Awards and Costumes to Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 12 Entertainment/Music auction

November 3, 2016
Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black, including her 8-carat diamond ring, offered at Heritage Auctions

November 3, 2016
Never Trust The Man: Largest Collection of Original Underground Comix Art at Heritage Auctions

November 3, 2016
Apollo 13 space-flown autographed checklist may bring $30,000 in Heritage Auctions’ Space Auction

November 1, 2016
Piguet et Capt à Genève Gold & Enamel Snuff Box crowns $1.3+ million Heritage Watches and Timepieces auction

October 31, 2016
Rare Casablanca, Freaks and Boris Karloff Selections Open Heritage Auctions Vintage Movie Poster Sale

October 29, 2016
The Honus Wagner of Pokémon Cards Featured in Upcoming Comics Auction at Heritage

October 28, 2016
Marvelously Preserved Mammoth Tusk Highlights Nature & Science Offering at Heritage Auctions

October 28, 2016
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Heritage Auctions

October 24, 2016
Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Slated For Heritage Auctions

October 21, 2016
Heritage Fall Sports Catalog Auction is the largest to date with nearly 5,000 lots and estimated to bring over $12 million

October 20, 2016
Once-In-A-Lifetime Harmer Johnson Olympics Memorabilia Collection at Heritage Auctions

October 16, 2016
Masterworks of every genre in Heritage Auctions’ November American Art sale

October 13, 2016
Malcolm S. Forbes Estate offers group of JFK hand-written and autographed speeches, doodles at Heritage Auctions

October 12, 2016
Buck Schiwetz Regionalism in Texas Art Auction at Heritage

October 12, 2016
One-of-a-kind painting from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial sells for blockbuster $394,000 at Heritage Auctions

October 7, 2016
Private Texas collection reveals early Lui Liu masterwork Interval, 1999

October 6, 2016
Top 10 Most Intriguing Timepieces Offered by Heritage Auctions Oct. 27

October 5, 2016
Ansel Adams’ camera highlights photography offerings at Heritage Auctions

September 28, 2016
Out-of-this-world Illustration Art lands at Heritage Auctions

September 28, 2016
Tiffany lamps and glass from the Estate of Congresswoman Helen Bentley offered at Heritage Auctions

September 28, 2016
Highland Park estate auctioned for $4.95 million by Heritage Auctions

September 26, 2016
Gold bracelets given by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to her JFK wedding bridesmaid bring $162,500 at Heritage Auctions

September 22, 2016
World Records for Domaine de la Romanee Conti lead $2.8+ million in Fine & Rare Wines at Heritage Auctions

September 21, 2016
Post-War art highlights Heritage Auctions' Fine & Decorative Arts, including Estates, auction

September 21, 2016
Gold Snuff Boxes, Faberge, Louis XIV scent bottle and more in Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu at Heritage Auctions

September 19, 2016
Most important Abraham Lincoln auction in decades sets world records at Heritage Auctions

September 18, 2016
Henry Clay Gold Medal Sold for $346,000 at Heritage Auctions

September 17, 2016
Early American History and First Edition Fiction Top Heritage’s Near-Sellout Rare Book Auction

September 16, 2016
Single-owner collection a comprehensive review of Muhammad Ali’s 50-year career

September 15, 2016
D-Day Flag Sold at Heritage Auctions to be honored at Netherlands’ National Military Museum

September 14, 2016
Muhammad Ali proves he’s still The Greatest in $1.4M Auction

September 13, 2016
Morris Louis Masterpiece makes auction debut at Heritage Auctions

September 13, 2016
Iconic original painting for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial inspired the Movie Poster at Heritage Auctions

September 9, 2016
Rachel Weathers Joins Heritage Auctions as Consignment Director, Decorative Arts

September 8, 2016
Stunning, Henry Clay Gold Presentation Medal Featured in “Lincoln and His Times” Auction at Heritage

September 6, 2016
The World’s Largest Collectibles Auctioneer Now Has One Million Online Bidders

September 6, 2016
10 Years of Surveys Pays Off for Longtime Collector – Winner of $20 High Relief as First Prize in Heritage Auctions’ Survey Drawing

August 31, 2016
Dazzling Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Gold Cuff Bracelets Wedding Gift coming up at Heritage Auctions

August 30, 2016
Heritage Auctions Summer Platinum Night Auction commands $13.67+ Million

August 28, 2016
Conlon Baseball Photographic Archive sells for $1.79+ million at Heritage Auctions

August 26, 2016
Boxing trunks worn by Roberto Duran in famous “No Mas” fight at Heritage Auctions

August 26, 2016
Abraham Lincoln love letter to his first fiancé Mary Owen at Heritage Auctions September 17th

August 25, 2016
Flag of Notorious Female Civil War Spy surfaces in Heritage Auctions’ “Lincoln And His Times” Event

August 24, 2016
Dumpster find reveals $150,000 scrapbook of early NFL President Joe Carr

August 23, 2016
Tribal Art Scholar’s Discoveries Spanning 70-Years Offered at Heritage Auctions

August 23, 2016
Heritage Auctions: $38+ Million Sold in U.S. & World Coins and Currency at ANA

August 19, 2016
Heritage Auctions presents the greatest of “The Greatest” in special Platinum Night auction of elite Muhammad Ali artifacts.

August 18, 2016
1,100+ lots cross the block in Heritage Auctions’ two-day Fine & Decorative Arts event

August 18, 2016
Treasured Highland Park, Dallas, estate offered by Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions

August 17, 2016
Important copy of Madison and Hamilton’s The Federalist may bring $100,000 at Heritage Auctions

August 16, 2016
Heritage Auctions Platinum Night sparkles with over $10M of elite trading cards and sports memorabilia

August 13, 2016
English Phone Bidder Bests American Collectors to Set $193,875 World Record for 1933 George V Penny

August 13, 2016
Heritage Sets $152,000 Record for America's First Milled "Silver Dollar"

August 11, 2016
Two Cents Fetch $869,500 at Auction

August 9, 2016
Frazetta World Record Tops Game-Changing $7.4 Million Comics & Comic Art Auction at Heritage

August 6, 2016
Frank Frazetta Masterpiece Sold for a World Record $1+ Million by Heritage Auctions

August 5, 2016
Action Comics #1 sells faster than a speeding bullet for nearly $1 million at Heritage Auctions

August 5, 2016
Marvel-ous Doctor Strange Original Cover Art Ties $71,700 record at Heritage Auctions

August 1, 2016
Birth of a Nation one sheet tops $1.7+ million Vintage Movie Poster offering at Heritage Auctions

July 27, 2016
Three Collections Bolster World & Ancient Coins Offerings at Heritage ANA Auctions

July 26, 2016
Heritage Auctions Donation Endows Eugene H. Gardner ANA YN Scholarship

July 26, 2016
Two Storied 1792 Cents Enliven Heritage’s 2016 ANA U.S. Coins Signature Auctions

July 25, 2016
Eric Clapton’s owned and signed Fender Stratocaster brings $45,000 to benefit fellow musician, leukemia research

July 22, 2016
New Pokémon Go App Arouses Pokémon Card Market

July 21, 2016
Bernie Wrightson trove of original art – including iconic cover for Swamp Thing #1 – debuts at Heritage Auctions

July 20, 2016
Heritage Auctions to present the Jon Alan Boka 1794 Cent Collection

July 20, 2016
Heritage Auctions offers free upgrade for recent buyers of e-Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide

July 18, 2016
Four Notable Jewelry Experts Join Heritage Auctions

July 15, 2016
Exceptional example of Action Comics #1 could reach $750K at Heritage Auctions

July 13, 2016
Women on paper money? Heritage Auctions shows women have appeared on currency for nearly 70 years

July 11, 2016
A Thoughtful Evening of Wine and Ideas: Heritage Wine Provides Back Drop For Charlize Theron's Africa Outreach Project Brainstorm

July 7, 2016
Son of Frankenstein, Dracula’s Daughter, Classic Silents, Film Noir, and More in Heritage July auction

July 6, 2016
Coveted 1889 Specimen Pattern Dollar leads Heritage’s $3.58+ million Hong Kong Asian Coins and Currency Signature Auctions

July 5, 2016
Liz Claiborne Collection of Tribal Art Debuts at Heritage Auctions

June 29, 2016
Record-setting Fine European Art brings $1.3+ million at Heritage Auctions

June 26, 2016
Prince's Favored Yellow Cloud Guitar Rocks Into The Irsay Collection for $137,500

June 26, 2016
Lock of David Bowie’s Hair Sells for Record $18,750 at Heritage Auctions

June 23, 2016
Koekkoek Masterpiece debuts in Heritage Auctions

June 23, 2016
NGC, Heritage and Coinage Congressman Mike Castle Agree to Exclusive Signature Label Deal

June 15, 2016
La Tache, Jayer, Mouton and Petrus lead $2+ million Fine & Rare Wine auction at Heritage

June 15, 2016
Classic Animation Art remains red-hot in 4th consecutive 7-figure event at Heritage Auctions

June 13, 2016
The U.S. Flag that led D-Day invasion June 6, 1944, brings $514,000 at Heritage Auctions

June 1, 2016
The Whitney Houston Collection presents artifacts of beloved singer’s career in Los Angeles public auction

June 1, 2016
Hermès Handbag Trunk Show Debuts June 1 at Heritage Auctions

June 1, 2016
Important Collection of Early Tombstone, Arizona, Ephemera Surfaces at Heritage Auctions

May 26, 2016
The Walter Oberlander Collection leads Heritage June Fine and Rare Wine auction in Beverly Hills

May 25, 2016
Heritage solidifies its middle market position exceeding $6.8M in Modern and Contemporary Art auctions

May 24, 2016
Onderdonk Blue Bonnets bring $103,000, Texas contemporary art steals spotlight at Heritage Auctions

May 24, 2016
1895-O $1 MS65+, unseen since issue, tops the Heritage offerings in June Long Beach auction

May 23, 2016
Christmas in June: The Grinch turns 50 and rare, never-before-offered Chuck Jones artwork is made available at auction

May 22, 2016
Rare Hindenburg, Pioneers of Ballooning Memorabilia Offered by Heritage Auctions

May 19, 2016
Gems, gold, meteorites and prehistoric treasures populate Nature & Science auction in Dallas

May 18, 2016
Heritage rewrites hobby record books in $11 million Sports Collectibles Catalog auction

May 18, 2016
Records shattered in Heritage New York $6.55+ million Comics & Comic Art Auction

May 18, 2016
Heritage to present first auction dedicated to Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples in Dallas

May 16, 2016
Historic Barnum & Bailey Circus Relic Headlines Strong Heritage Americana Auction

May 13, 2016
Heritage Auctions continues to outsell all other auction houses online

May 13, 2016
Prince's Iconic Yellow Cloud Guitar Offered at Heritage Auctions

May 12, 2016
Dale Chihuly Red and Gold Leaf Chandelier may bring $60,000 during ‘Design Week at Heritage Auctions’

May 11, 2016
Sandzén oil sets record in $4.43 Million American Art Auction at Heritage

May 10, 2016
Important and rare Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ Daytona Cosmograph wristwatch expected to top $100,000 in Heritage New York Timepieces auction

May 9, 2016
Finest known 1792 Silver Disme brings $998,750 in Heritage’s $28 million CSNS Auctions

May 9, 2016
Apollo 11 moon landing sequence pages auction offers evocative glimpse of space travel

May 6, 2016
1992 Olympic ‘Dream Team’ memorabilia, from team doctor, offers rare glimpse of basketball glory

April 29, 2016
Artwork from personal collection of famed designer Viktor Schreckengost debuts at Heritage Auctions

April 29, 2016
$3.48+ Million Fine Jewelry event sees big diamonds bring big bids at Heritage Auctions

April 28, 2016
Patrick Nagel classics claim top lot honors in $1.6+ million Illustration Art auction at Heritage

April 27, 2016
Trio of Birkins top $100,000+ each in $2.5+ million Heritage Spring Luxury auction

April 26, 2016
Coveted rarities lead results in $6.3 million Heritage World & Ancient Coins auction

April 26, 2016, one of the first 100 domains registered on the Internet, brings $299,000 to top Heritage Domains & IP auction

April 25, 2016
Willem de Kooning’s East Hampton II leads Modern & Contemporary Art at Heritage Auctions

April 22, 2016
Photographs exceed $1 million at Heritage Auctions

April 22, 2016
Estate of Anita Reiner sending Jeff Koons’ Ice Bucket to Heritage Auctions

April 21, 2016
Frazetta, Kirby, Schulz and Watterson lead stellar original art in Heritage Comics & Comic Art auction

April 21, 2016
Cards, autographs and game-used gear reign in 4,000+ lot Heritage Sports Collectibles auction

April 18, 2016
Heritage Auctions smashes multiple world records in 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry auction

April 13, 2016
Heritage Auctions announces the opening of new offices in Chicago

April 12, 2016
Exceptional Chanel ‘Diamond Forever’ Flap Bag sparkles in New York Luxury auction

April 11, 2016
Massive CICF offerings from Heritage, with more than 4,600 lots, offers treasures from across the ages

April 11, 2016
Fresh-to-Market pin-ups from all periods highlights Illustration Art at Heritage Auctions

April 6, 2016
A spellbinding $394,000 for J.K. Rowling’s chair in which she wrote the first two Harry Potter books

April 5, 2016
Early U.S. Mint-authorized coinage draws collectors to Heritage’s CSNS Signature offerings

April 5, 2016
About Uncirculated ‘Rainbow $50,’ PMG 55 tops Heritage CSNS Currency Auction offerings in Chicago

April 5, 2016
Rare 1776 Massachusetts-Bay Declaration of Independence broadside sold for $514,000 by Heritage Auctions in New York

April 4, 2016
In Silicon Valley’s backyard, an auction of high-end digital assets

April 4, 2016
1933 Goudey Set, Number 5 on PSA Set Registry, now open for bidding at Heritage Auctions

March 29, 2016
Rare 1776 Massachusetts-Bay Declaration of Independence broadside at auction in New York

March 29, 2016
Extraordinary Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. Dolphin brooch at Heritage Auctions New York

March 23, 2016
Joan Goldberg joins Heritage Auctions as Director – Florida

March 19, 2016
Heritage to offer the Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Collection in June at Long Beach

March 18, 2016
Modern and Contemporary Art sale at Heritage Auctions moved to New York

March 16, 2016
Paul Storr Wine Coolers could see $50,000 in Heritage Auction’s spring Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu Auction

March 16, 2016
Never before sold contact sheet of David Bowie by Helmut Newton at Heritage Auctions

March 16, 2016
Rare Public Enemy, Frankenstein and Gilda Movie Posters headline Heritage Auctions March sale

March 15, 2016
William Robinson Leigh’s iconic Indian Rider may bring $400,000 at Heritage Auctions

March 14, 2016
Found for $10: Texas A&M University Buys Early Map of Texas and letter for $10,500

March 8, 2016
Park City, Utah, Estate Sold for $4.2 Million by Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions

March 7, 2016
J.K. Rowling’s chair, in which she wrote the first two Harry Potter books, to cross the auction block

March 7, 2016
Found for $10: 1853 Map of Texas and related documents may bring $8,000+ at Heritage Auctions

March 2, 2016
Giles Moon joins Heritage Auctions as Consignment Director of Entertainment & Music Memorabilia

March 1, 2016
1955 Clemente rookie brings record $478,000 in Heritage’s $9.3+ million New York Platinum Night

February 24, 2016
Amazing Fantasy #15 Sets World Record Price in Heritage Auctions’ $5.7 Million Vintage Comics Auction

February 20, 2016
Largest Lock of John Lennon’s Hair and Beatles Butcher Cover Album Set World Records at $35,000 & $125,000 at Heritage Auctions

February 19, 2016
Park City, Utah, oasis estate offered by Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions

February 13, 2016
Worth its weight in gold: Spider-Man comic book bought for $1,200 in 1980 may bring $400,000+ at auction

February 11, 2016
Father and son ‘Miracle on Ice’ USA Hockey Olympic gold medals cross the auction block together

February 8, 2016
Largest Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Ever Preserved Offered at Heritage Auctions

February 4, 2016
Rare candid snapshots of Marilyn Monroe in Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia

February 4, 2016
High-grade Amazing Fantasy #15 anchors Heritage February Comics & Comic Art Auction

February 1, 2016
Fresh collections, hobby mainstays make Heritage Sports February Platinum Night largest ever

January 29, 2016
Historic 1871 baseball contract to be sold by elderly grandson to pay for pioneer player's graveside marker

January 19, 2016
Ian Dorin Joins Heritage Auctions as New York Director of Fine Wine

January 18, 2016
Heritage realizes $53+ million in coins and currency in FUN and NYINC events

January 14, 2016
Jerry Kramer’s Green Bay Packers Super Bowl I championship ring expected to bring $100,000+ at auction

January 12, 2016
Richard Bass Estate headlines Dallas Fine & Decorative Arts auction

January 8, 2016
Dime struck on a nail brings $42,300 at auction

January 8, 2016
The $1.99 million dime: 1894-S 10 cent piece sells in Tampa, FL auction

January 5, 2016
Heritage Auctions posts strong 2015 results with $860 million year

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