Blog posts of '2017' 'August'

Week 35 Preview

Next week’s auction will be available for bidding from September 3 to September 10. Expect more political memorabilia and collectibles such as a 1840s Henry Clay portrait chalkware bowl pipe, a 1952 Roy Rogers Riders Club Post Cereals premium Membership Kit, and a 1984 Mondale-Ferraro Vote Democratic Jugate pinback. 

Week 34


Diamond International Galleries (DIG) continues to offer a diverse selection of pop culture and vintage collectibles in their weekly eBay auction ending Sunday, September 3. Political memorabilia currently available for bidding includes a 1900s William MiKinley Theodore Roosevelt Jugate photo ribbon, a set of four 1924 Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes Jugate photo buttons, and a 1964 Lyndon B. Johnson “LBJ/HHH” Labor Jugate button. Other collectibles include a 1938 The Lone Ranger Safety Club Bond Bread star badge, a first print 1970 California World Music Festival Handbill, and a 1996 Pioneers of Animation Hanna-Barbera The Flintstones limited edition Fossil Watch.


Week 33 Highlights

Vintage political memorabilia dominated last week’s eBay auction ending August 27, including a pair of William Howard Taft stars and stripes pinbacks sold for $152 after 16 bids and a William Howard Taft American Savings Bank and Trust Company pinback sold for $168 after 12 bids. Another vintage collectible of note was a 1960s Brazilian Carrossel Sao Luiz Biscoitos metal lunchbox sold for $154 after 11 bids.

Week 34 Preview

Next week’s auction, available for bidding from August 20 to August 27, will feature 15 German Bunten Filmbilder cigarette cards by Salem Zigaretten, a 1967 hardcover How to Dress for Success book signed by Edith Head for Phyllis Diller, a 1983 Colorforms Rainbow Brite Shrinky Dinks Collector Set, and original political art Today’s Thorns by Charles Werner

Week 33

Diamond International Galleries (DIG) continues to offer a diverse selection of pop culture and vintage collectibles in their weekly eBay auction ending Sunday, August 20. Vintage items currently at auction include a 1900s Taft/Brayn Freihofer Bread white house puzzle postcard, a 1940s Blue Coal/The Shadow Pixmix puzzle NBC Radio premium, and a 1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower “I like Ike” nine-inch campaign button. Modern collectibles include a 2012 Dynamite Entertainment Vampirella Statue by Adam Hughes, a 2013 Medicom Frankenweenie Victor vinyl collector doll, and a 2015 Jurassic World Mososaurus vs. Submarine action figure set by Hasbro.

Week 32 Highlights

Last week’s auction ending Sunday, August 13 had several stand out items, including two buy-it-now style listings. A limited edition 16 inch Catwoman Tonner doll sold for $150 and a set of 59 issues of Batman: Gotham Adventures by DC Comics sold for $175. At auction, a 1946 The Falcon Alibi one sheet theatrical poster sold for $125 after 7 bids.



Week 33 Preview

Next week’s auction will feature a set of unopened 1950s Lantoy plastic spacemen and cap rocket toys, bottle openers from the 1970s, a set of 1980s Jimmy Carter Save Gas/Drive a Peanut pinbacks, and hundreds of more collectibles like these will all be for bidding from August 13 to August 20.

Week 32

You will find a diverse selection of pop culture and vintage collectibles in our weekly eBay auction ending Sunday, August 13. Collectibles currently at auction include 1930s Seckratary Hawkins: The Ghost of Lake Tapaho paperback book, golden age comics Felix the Cat by Dell, a 1970s MLB Orioles Brooke Robinson The Golden Glove ceramic statue, and 1980s one sheet theatrical poster from the film 9 to 5 featuring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin.

Week 31 Highlights

Last week’s auction ending Sunday, August 6, had several very successful items, including a lot of three Street & Smith Publications Super Magician Comics, which sold for $102 after nine bids. As usual, original artwork did well, as a 1990s horror illustration by John Dixon fetched $130 after an impressive 22 bids and vintage Popeye the Sailor Man original pin-up art was purchased for $300 in a buy-it-now style listing. 


Week 32 Preview

Next week’s auction, running from August 6 to August 13, will feature vintage items ranging from entertainment memorabilia such as 1940s radio premiums from One Man’s Family and Happy Gang to a 1960s Liberace concert poster. There will also be political items such as original artwork by Richard Hodgins Sr. Just A Lot of Hot Air and a set of six 1992 Bill Clinton campaign pinback buttons. Even more Golden Age comic books will also be available along with hundreds of other collectibles. 

Week 31

We continue to offer a diverse selection of pop culture and vintage collectibles in our weekly eBay auction ending Sunday, August 6. Political collectibles include a 1930s President Herbert Hoover pillow and blue fabric banner and a 1940s Franklin D. Roosevelt plaster portrait plaque. There is a selection of golden age comic books ranging from a Street and Smith Bill Barnes, America’s Air Ace #9 to a set of two Fiction House Jungle Comics #76 and #81. Other collectibles offered this week are a 1950s Esquire Shoe Polish with Planters Mr. Peanut toy prize and SDCC 2017 Star Wars Destiny Luke and Darth Vader McQuarrie promotional exclusives.

Week 30 Highlights

Last week’s auction ending Sunday, July 30 had some successful buy-it-now style purchases, including a D23 Disney Store Exclusive Fairytale Series Pinocchio and the Blue Fairy doll set that sold for $250. The most successful auction was a 1960s Jack Knox original political artwork Somebody Doesn’t Like Us, which brought in $202 after only three bids.