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Las Vegas, NV 89117
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5 Interesting Celebrity Memorabilia for Sale at Piece of the Past

For more than 30 years, we have been the go-to dealer of signed memorabilia for sale. We are, in fact, the largest entertainment memorabilia seller in the world! We sell in weekly, no-reserve auctions on our website, as well as through portals like Invaluable, iCollector, and Live Auctioneers. Below are five interesting celebrity memorabilia for sale that might awaken the collector in you: 1. Al Capone’s Telephone – What would you say if a famous American mobster was on the other line of the telephone? Al Capone, also known by the nickname “Scarface,” was a notorious crime boss, gangster, and businessman in the early 1920s. He is known for being the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit, a mafia that smuggled and distributed illegal alcohol during the Prohibition Era. 2. Pirates of the Caribbean Doubloon – There are numerous scenes in the Pirates of the Caribbean where doubloons are prominently featured. In one scene, Blackbeard offers a gold doubloon to the man who spots a mermaid. Historically, doubloons were used by pirates and Spanish conquistadors as currency to buy rare commodities like silk and spices. The Pirates of the Caribbean film series holds the record for the most expensive film ever made. The distinction goes to the fourth film “On Stranger Tides.” 3. Back to the Future II Biff Bill – Back to the Future Part II is the much-anticipated sequel to the 1985 hit Back to the Future. Biff Tannen is the main antagonist of the first two films who has his own form of currency called the Biff Bill or Biff Buck. The Biff Bill shows...

3 Tips to Win Autograph Auctions

There’s nothing like the thrill of winning at an auction, where participants can feel excitement and adrenaline rush of trying to outmaneuver other bidders. It’s part of what draws people to auctions. Autograph auctions are no different, as the psychology of buyers and sellers are the same. Whether it’s your first time at autograph auctions, or you’re a collector on the lookout for a rare item, here are three tips to help you win your next bidding war: 1. Do your research first – Emotions run high at autograph auctions. Even if you aren’t really keen on owning the autograph in the first place, you may still find yourself bidding for it because it simply feels good to win. Before you participate in an auction, make sure you do your research first, including the seller’s background. If the autograph being auctioned is said to be a high-value item, don’t bid right away. Gather as much information as you can to help you determine the highest amount you’re willing to pay. This will help prevent buyer’s remorse from possibly occurring later on. 2. Bid until the last few minutes – Normally, autograph auctions last anywhere from an hour to a week. If you’re interested in the autograph, bid only in the last few minutes. Industry insiders say that about a third of bids are placed in the last few moments of the auction period. What’s the rationale for this? One way to look at it is to hide yourself and your behavior from the competition. If someone else is interested in the item, your early bid might tip them off...