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May 18, 2016, 08:30 ET Lake Travis Waterfront Retreat Offered by Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions

 A paradise within the Texas Hill Country — offering priceless waterfrontage on pristine Lake Travis mere minutes outside Austin —...


Apr 06, 2016, 08:35 ET Park City, Utah, Estate Closes for $4.2 Million with Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions

A record number of qualified bidders pushed the auction price of a sophisticated mountain retreat nestled among the ski and film scene in Park...


Jan 07, 2016, 08:40 ET Heritage Auctions Posts Strong 2015 Results with $860 Million Year

 Heritage Auctions posted its second best ever year in 2015 with total sales of more than $860 million in total prices realized across its...


Dec 29, 2015, 08:35 ET Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions Sell $3 Million in 30 Days

 Heritage Luxury Real Estate Auctions has announced the sale of two properties in transactions valued at nearly $3 million in the nation's most...


Jan 29, 2015, 08:50 ET Heritage Expands Its Wide Online Auction Sales Lead In 2014

 Heritage Auctions (www.HA.com) has reported that its online auction sales for 2014 totaled more than $356.6 million, making it far and away...


Dec 08, 2014, 15:20 ET Michael Haynes joins Heritage Auctions as CFO

 Heritage Auctions has announced that longtime industry veteran Michael Haynes has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Haynes has...


Oct 22, 2014, 08:17 ET Widow Learns Old Football Jerseys in Garage Now Worth $500,000+

 A widow in Huntington Beach, California recently learned that the old football jerseys stored untouched in plastic bins since her husband died...


Feb 15, 2010, 12:35 ET Batman Beating Superman, Huge Price Record Being Set at Heritage Auction Galleries

Batman beats Superman. The Caped Crusader is pounding the Man of Steel – and the recession – in an auction. A rare copy of the...


Oct 28, 2009, 11:29 ET Michael Jackson Handwritten Lyrics, Memorabilia at Heritage Auctions, Nov. 6-7

As fans around the globe line-up to see This Is It, the posthumous Michael Jackson documentary, the late King of Pop will feature prominently...


Oct 12, 2009, 12:11 ET Mark Twain's Handwritten 'Last Manuscript' at Heritage Auctions, Oct. 16-17

Mark Twain's "Last Manuscript," by turns humorous, and personal, anchors Heritage Auctions' Historical Manuscripts Auction, Oct. 16-17....


Oct 09, 2009, 11:41 ET Moon-Landed Rolex Watch Brings $131,450 at Heritage Auctions

On the eve of an historic mission to the moon searching for potentially life sustaining water and nitrogen, Heritage Auctions...


Oct 08, 2009, 16:27 ET Masterpieces of Pin-Up at Heritage Auctions: Elvgren, Leyendecker, Vargas and Beyond

After the mid-summer results of an auction that re-defined the field of Illustration Art, Heritage Auctions is readying the second round...


Oct 07, 2009, 12:48 ET Exceptional Babe Ruth Game-Used Bat Brings $537,750 at Heritage Auctions

A Babe Ruth game-used bat, dating to the Boston Red Sox' 1918 World Series winning season - arguably the most important piece of lumber...


Dec 27, 1999, 00:00 ET Scandalous Rare Coin that Created Moral Outrage To be Sold at Orlando Auction by Dallas Firm

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare U.S. quarter-dollar, with a semi-nude design so scandalous it was abruptly changed just weeks after...