Entries by Jasper52

Felix the Cat: A century of smiles in comics, toys

NEW YORK – Felix the Cat is not only a pop culture icon but he was television’s first star. Today, with thousands of toys and comic books bearing his likeness, often depicting his famous walk, he remains a hot collectible. Head down, lost in thought, walking with his hands behind his back, the plucky Felix […]

Colorful Stambolian jewelry starring in online auction Jan. 22

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Jasper52 will conduct an online auction devoted exclusively to the designs of the Stambolian House of Jewels, the fine jewelry brand specializing in 18K gold, diamond, and precious and semiprecious stones. More than 300 lots of Stambolian jewelry, all handmade in the United States by highly skilled and experienced artisans, will […]

Jasper52 maps auction Jan. 21 charts distant places

The 18th-century voyages and discoveries by European explorers in the South Pacific are chronicled in one of more than 100 antiquarian maps offered in an online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Jan. 21. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Cuff links: personality you wear on your sleeve

NEW YORK – If clothes make the man, then cuff links make a statement. Whether bold or understated, cuff links are alive with personality just by being worn. Fashions change. Prior to the Middle Ages, men’s fashion depended on the skill of textile weaving and availability of clothing, particularly open tunics, that were comfortable, able […]

All-American coins to change hands in online auction Jan. 15

Good old American dollars and cents are on the block in an Exclusive Coins Auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The sale consists of nearly 100 lots of gold and silver dollars, commemorative gold coins and other scarce U.S. coins. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]

Jasper52 auction Jan. 14 tuned in to vintage electronics

Vintage electronics comprise the bulk of an online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The items are from a well-known radio shop in the New York area, one of the largest East Coast collections of land and air communications retail inventory. The owner was one of the most knowledgeable radio […]

PEZ: tasty and fun collectibles

NEW YORK – Collectibles are rooted in nostalgia but perhaps none more so than PEZ, with many children having fond memories of getting a colorful PEZ dispenser, filling it with equally colorful candy and eating every piece. The variety in both dispensers and flavors of PEZ candy tablets is staggering. PEZ candy was invented in […]

Sterling flatware sets featured in Jasper52 auction Jan. 8

More than 100 lots of exquisite decorative arts are offered in an online auction that will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 8, by Jasper52. Sterling silver is an important segment of the sale that includes a 290-piece hallmarked set of French flatware worthy of a palace. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]

Expertly curated American antique quilts star in Jasper52 auction, Jan. 9

Jasper52 invites bidders to follow a thread back in time with a January 9 online auction of beautiful handmade quilts and textiles. The 111-lot sale features both traditional and intricately patterned examples. As American as apple pie, quilts have added color and whimsy to bedrooms since colonial times, when imported materials were very expensive and […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve bidding on big colorful gemstones

From certified emeralds to glowing sapphires, tourmalines and rubies, a diverse loose gemstones auction presented by Jasper52 showcases a variety of cuts, stones and a and kaleidoscope of colors. The 486-lot online auction will take place Tuesday, Dec. 31, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern time. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]