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

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
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This rare copy of the first Batman comic book, readying for auction at Heritage Auction galleries in Dallas has far surpassed the previous comic books record price, $317,000, paid for a first Superman comic in 2009, and the bidding is still underway with Batman already at $418,250. Super heroes and pop culture fans will learn the final, new record price when the auction ends on Feb. 25. (PRNewsFoto/Heritage Auctions)[SF]
 DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
 02/15/2010

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
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Heritage Auction Galleries will present a wide selection of Michael Jackson Memorabilia at its Nov. 6-7 20th Century Icons Auction, live and online, in Dallas Texas. (PRNewsFoto/Heritage Auctions)[AB]
 DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
 10/28/2009

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
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Mark Twain's handwritten "Last Manuscript," at Heritage Auctions, Oct. 16-17, in Dallas. It is estimated at $10,000-$15,000. (PRNewsFoto/Heritage Auctions)[AT]
 DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
 10/12/2009

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
A F HERITAGE AUCTIONS RON EVANS' MOON-LANDED ROLEX HERITAGE AUCTIONS RON EVANS' MOON-LANDED ROLEX

Ron Evans' moon-landed Rolex watch brought $131,450 on Oct. 8, 2009, at Heritage Auctions in Dallas. (PRNewsFoto/Heritage Auctions)[KG]
 DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
 10/09/2009

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
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Heritage Auctions presents masters of Pin-Up and Glamour Illustration Art, as part of the Charles Martignette Estate Auction, including works by Gil Elvgren, Alberto Vargas, George Petty and more, Oct. 27 in Dallas. (PRNewsFoto/Heritage Auctions)[RD]
 DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
 10/08/2009

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
A F HERITAGE AUCTIONS BABE RUTH GAME-USED BAT HERITAGE AUCTIONS BABE RUTH GAME-USED BAT

Heritage Auctions' sold this 1918 game-used Babe Ruth bat for $537,750 at its Oct. 1-2 Sports Auction. The price realized, according to Heritage Auctions, is a record for non-autographed piece of Ruth lumber. (PRNewsFoto/Heritage Auctions)[KG]
 DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
 10/07/2009

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...