Heritage Auctions Biggest sales of 2011

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Heritage Auctions – Biggest sales of 2011

2011 saw the Dallas-based company Heritage Auctions take further strides as the world's third-largest auction houses. In addition to joining forces with the renowned antique arms and armour auctioneer Greg Martin Auctions, Heritage conducted numerous high-profile sales and set a number of World Record prices at auction throughout the year.

Biggest sales in each category

Art & Antiques

Home, Sweet Home’ (1932) by William Robinson Leigh – $1,195,500

Coins

1907 $10 Rolled Eagle PR67 Gold Coin - $2,185,000

Comics and comic book art

The Dark Knight #3 Batman and Robin Iconic Splash Page 10 Original Art (DC, 1986) by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson – $448,125

Currency

1914 San Francisco $100 Serial Number One Red Seal banknote - $230,000

Entertainment

John Wayne screen-worn green military beret – $179,250

Historical, Books and Natural History

The Fighting Pair’ Allosaurus vs Stegosaurus skeletons - $2,748,500

Jewelry, Timepieces and Luxury Accessories

Fancy Light Brownish-Pink Diamond & Platinum Ring - $358,500

Movie Posters

The Three Stooges ‘Three Little Beers’ one-sheet move poster - $59,750

Sports

Cy Young 1908 Boston Redsox baseball uniform - $657,250

Wine

La Tache 1990 Domaine de la Romanee Conti - $53,775

Auction Records Achieved

Highest price ever realized at Public Auction for a handbag:

Hermes Exceptional Collection Shiny Rouge H Porosus Crocodile 30cm Birkin Bag with Solid 18K White Gold & Diamond Hardware –$203,150

Highest price ever realized at auction for a Gil Elvgren painting:

Gay Nymph’ (1947) by Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) – $286,800

Highest price ever realized for a piece of original comic art:

The Dark Knight #3 Batman and Robin Iconic Splash Page 10 Original Art (DC, 1986) by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson – $448,125

Highest Price ever realized at auction for a piece of Apollo 13 Memorabilia:

Apollo 13 Flown LM Systems Activation Checklist Book – $388, 375

Highest price ever realized for a piece of Carl Barks’ original art

‘The Sport of Tycoons’ (1974) by Carl Barks –$262,900

Highest Price ever realized for a piece of W.R. Leigh artwork:

Home, Sweet Home’ (1932) by William Robinson Leigh – $1,195,500

Highest Price ever realized at Public Auction for an Archie Comic:

Archie Comics Issue 1 – $167,300

Highest Price ever realized at auction for a team-signed baseball:

1926 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball – $131,450

Highest price ever realized at Public auction for a John Wayne screen-worn hat:

John Wayne screen-worn green military beret – $179,250

Highest price ever realized at public auction for an ancient roman coin:

Marcus Junius Brutus, Assassin of Caesar and Imperator AR denarius coin – $546,250

Highest price ever realized at public auction for a single firearm:

Ivory-Gripped Texas/Holster Model No. 5 Paterson Revolver - $977,500

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