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THIS DAY IN COLLECTING HISTORY:
A Year of Art, Memorabilia & Other Treasures Sold
Michael A. McLeod &Marla K.McLeod
• A calendar year’s worth of historical events and sold treasures
• From January 1 to December 31, a surprising discovery every day
• One of Jesse Owens’ Olympic gold medals sold for more than
$1 million in 2013
A calendar year’s worth of historical events are presented along with auctions of related
collectibles in this fun and informative compilation. The day-by-day historical entries
and corresponding sales are arranged chronologically from January 1 to December
31. Many of the sales, both public and private, were for fabulous sums. The Cowardly
Lion’s costume from
TheWizardof Oz
auctioned for $3+million. Joan of Arc’s ring sold
for almost $425,000. The most expensive albumwasn’t by the Beatles, but byWu-Tang
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Once Upon a Time in Shaolin
sold for a reported $2million. More than 650
images further illustrate the antiques, artworks, pop culturememorabilia, and ephemera.
Did you know the largest sum paid for an artwork by a living artist was more than $57
million? Look at the November 12 listing to find out more.
Mike McLeod
has been the editor of
Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine
for 16 years and freelances for several antiques and collectibles publications. His wife,
Marla McLeod, inspired him to write the book and was the fact checker.
Size: 6" × 9" • 679 b/w and color images • 384 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5341-3 • soft cover • $24.99
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