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Tyrannosaurus Bataar (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Florida Man Defends Dinosaur Skeleton Import

A Florida dealer of fossils who acquired the remains of a dinosaur that the government plans to seize says he is “not some international bone smuggler.”

06/22/2012

An antique Asian lacquer cabinet and jewelry box is seen in a photograph. (credit: Julien's Auctions/Getty Images)

Local Auction House Holding Free Appraisal Event

Imagine an appraisal event… similar to the Antiques Roadshow. Now stop imagining and gather all your treasures for an upcoming event in Dallas. Heritage Auctions will be appraising treasures during a free event in Dallas this weekend.

06/21/2012

Tyrannosaurus Bataar (credit: Heritage Auctions)

U.S. Set To Take Control Of Dinosaur Skeleton

A dinosaur skeleton is scheduled to be taken by U.S. authorities Friday from the custody of an auction house after a judge permitted its seizure for its likely return home to Mongolia.

06/21/2012

One of many Annie Oakley items up for auction. (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Annie Oakley Items Hit The Auction Block

Relatives of legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley are offering up a collection of items in an auction that one expert said hits the mark for its breadth and sentimental value.

06/08/2012

People have a close look at the skull of a Tarbosaurus Baatar. (credit: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas-Based Auction House Reaches Agreement In Dinosaur Dispute

The Mongolian government and a Dallas-based auction house have agreed to cooperate to try to resolve their dispute over a dinosaur fossil that was sold despite a court order.

06/01/2012

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. Here he is pictured receiving the 2010 National Medal of Arts. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Van Cliburn Items Fetch $4.3 Million At Auction

Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the famed pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City. More than 150 items were on sale.

05/18/2012

1851 Turbeville Rd

48,000 Square Foot Hickory Creek Mansion Heads To Auction

At 48,000 square feet, the Champ D’Or Estate may be a Texas-sized home, but the façade resembles a French Chateau. The stunning home seems a world away –– in actuality, it sits just minutes off Interstate 35E in Hickory Creek just south of Denton.

03/26/2012

(Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

$1.5 Million Baseball Card Going On Auction Block

Other cards featuring Honus Wagner have sold for more than $2 million.

03/26/2012

ChampdOr

State’s Largest Mansion Goes To Auction

Hickory Creek in Denton County is a nice little town with a few thousand residents. It’s right by a lake, it’s got a few restaurants, a Wal-Mart and it has a 48k sq ft Mansion called Champ d’Or (french for “Fields of Gold”).

03/23/2012

TTL AUCTIONEER SCHOOL

Through The Lens: Auctioneers School

People from all over the country come to Lewisville to one of the best auctioneer schools in the country.

03/01/2012

Singer Whitney Houston at the 2009 American Music Awards on November 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Whitney Houston’s Dress, Earrings Up For Auction

There had to be an auction, but so soon? A black velvet dress that belonged to Whitney Houston and a pair of earrings she wore in “The Bodyguard” will be sold to the highest bidder next month.

02/20/2012

Thomas Jefferson’s Drafting Tools Sell In Dallas Auction

The auction house says nobody seems to know what one of the tools was used for.

12/01/2011

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