Superman Costumes in the Marketplace: August 2008, Part 3

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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)

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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 … [Read more...]

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

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Tonight the auction for the Superman costume offered for sale at public auction by “ComicLink.com” 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

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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

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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...]