Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions are an American auction house presided over by Steve Ivy and Jim Halperin, who merged their companies together under the Heritage umbrella in 1982.

Their headquarters are in Dallas, Texas but they also hold auctions and have offices in a number of other locations including New York, California, Hong Kong and Europe. At auction they offer a range of items including fine, decorative and contemporary art. They also hold specialist collectable sales focusing on coins, entertainment and music memorabilia and rare books.


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It’s a Harry Potter shocker at Heritage

24 January 2022

Bidding on an exceptionally fine, virtually mint first edition of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone offered in the special Firsts into Film section of a December 9-10 sale opened at $75,000.

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Image of Mickey Mouse challenging pirate to a duel offered at Heritage Auctions

24 January 2022

A rare black and white Disney production image of Mickey Mouse will feature as one of the highlights in the Animation Art auction at Heritage in Dallas from February 4-7.

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On the trail of the Baskervilles hound

03 January 2022

Single page was used as a promotion for this classic Conan Doyle work.

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Horror hammer highlights

06 December 2021

Gary Munson collection delivers a string of rarities sold for record-breaking sums

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Spider-Man flies high at Heritage

08 November 2021

Spider-Man became the most expensive comic book superhero in a Heritage (20% buyer’s premium) sale this autumn.

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Sherlock Holmes on the comeback trail

18 October 2021

This handwritten page from the manuscript of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles will feature at Heritage Auctions.

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Marilyn exercising – by Marilyn

11 October 2021

Two Marilyn Monroe lots were among the more successful entries in an Entertainment & Music Memorabilia sale at Heritage (25% buyer’s premium).

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First things first for horror and fantasy

11 October 2021

The Gary Munson collection of horror and fantasy books will be offered by Heritage Auctions in Dallas on October 14.

A fine Japanese writing box and cover

Something to write home about

13 September 2021

A fine Japanese lacquer suzuribako (writing box and cover) is signed by the Edo-Meijii period lacquer artist Koma Kyuhaku.

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Comics fulfil auction promise

06 September 2021

Collection now up for sale was owned by soldier killed in Korea but kept safe by his brother

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Declaration of Independence announcement and leaf from the Gutenberg Bible make six-figure sums at Heritage Auctions

09 August 2021

A Texas sale generated six-figure sums for two very different lots.

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Super Mario 64 makes an equally super $1.35m

19 July 2021

Remarkable sums were paid for vintage video games at Heritage Auctions – including a record-breaking $1.35m (£1m) bid for Super Mario 64.

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Nakashima frame design comes to Dallas auction

21 June 2021

Included in the design sale to be held by Heritage in Dallas on July 15 is this walnut frame from c.1970 by George Nakashima (1905-90).

'The Oath of a Freeman'

Infamous forgery 'Oath of a Freeman' doubles estimate at US auction

17 June 2021

The 'Oath of a Freeman', one of the most infamous forgeries in US history, sold for a double-estimate $42,000 (£30,000) at Heritage.

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One careful owner for a Bond Submariner

14 June 2021

After a decade riding a market wave, ‘original owner’ Rolex tool watches are increasingly scarce at auction.

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EH Shepard art sold in Dallas

14 June 2021

An Illustration Art sale held in Dallas by Heritage (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) included a classic EH Shepard Winnie-the-Pooh work.

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Master forger Mark Hofmann's infamous work comes to auction

31 May 2021

The 'Oath of a Freeman', one of the most infamous forgeries in US history, heads to auction at Heritage this month. It comes for sale from Justin Schiller, the antiquarian bookseller who in 1985 attempted to broker its sale for $1.5m.

Vase used as a table

'Lost' bronze vase discovered as table base in Oklahoma

13 May 2021

A previously lost bronze and ormolu vase designed and commissioned by Thomas Hope (1769–1831) has been discovered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where it had been converted into a table base.

Joanne Lewis

New hires, premises, events and a book – the latest round up of people and places across the art and antiques sector

04 May 2021

New faces at Dix Noonan Webb and Heritage are among the Movers & Shakers updates this week.

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Why the Defiance should be remembered as well as the Alamo

12 April 2021

The story of the fall of the Alamo is familiar to many, even if only from a famous film version

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