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Goal-oriented collectors seek game-worn soccer jerseys
NEW YORK — Whether you call it soccer or football, as they do in England and most of the world, the sport is big business. The World Cup, the match series that holds the same importance as the Super Bowl or the World Series, is played every four years and is arguably the most popular […]
Bears, toys, novelties and more at Potter & Potter, Sept. 25
CHICAGO – Potter & Potter Auctions will hold a 569-lot sale featuring bears, toys and various novelty items on September 25 starting at 10am Central time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Julien’s selling Cold War spy gadgetry Feb. 13
LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions will conduct the Cold War Relics auction featuring the KGB Espionage Museum Collection, the world’s first and most comprehensive auction event offering some of the rarest and most important artifacts from the U.S., Soviet Union and Cuba during the Cold War era ever to be assembled and offered at auction. […]
COVID-19 claims life of Dawn Wells, 82, ‘Mary Ann’ on Gilligan’s Island
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19, her publicist said. She was 82.