Superman Costumes in the Marketplace: August 2008, Part 3

August 31, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

This article continues coverage of Superman costumes and costume components offered for sale publicly in the marketplace attributed to use in the Superman films of the 70s-80s starring Christopher Reeve and characterized as “original” and “authentic”.  Read more

Anatomy of an “Original” Movie Prop Certificate of Authenticity (kellysheroesmilitaria Update 7)

August 29, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

This is a follow-up to previous articles (see kellysheroesmilitaria Original Props…, Update 1, Update 2, Update 3, Update 4, Update 5, Update 6) in which “original prop” auctions by “kellysheroesmilitaria” on eBay were compared with non-movie prop matching items available for sale from online retailers, as well as non-movie prop purchases made on eBay by “kellysheroesmilitaria” and items that appear to match being offered for sale as “original props” from the same eBay account.  Read more

“ComicLink”/”Super Museum” Superman Costume: Auction Outcome Update

August 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Tonight the auction for the Superman costume offered for sale at public auction by “” with the Letter of Authenticity from Jim Hambrick of the Super Museum ended with 33 bids for a price realized of $3,600, though the unstated reserve was not met.  Read more

Charity Auction: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation

August 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

A series of auction items are available on eBay in support of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation, including a number of “VIP Experiences”, set/show visits, and various television-related memorabilia.  The auctions are scheduled to run through September 4th. Read more

Sotheby’s Refuses to Return Consignment Following Ownership Dispute

August 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

There is an article at Maine Antique Digest about a dispute over a Thomas Jefferson letter consigned to the Sotheby’s auction house – the Attorney General of the state of New Jersey sent a letter to Sotheby’s prior to the auction event, claiming ownership of the document.  Read more

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