The Famous Elvis Chair

This green barrel-backed chair was one of a suite of six from Elvis Presley’s Hillcrest home in Los Angeles. It’s rather as one of these chairs was used in the 1970 family photo shoot with Elvis, Priscilla, and Lisa Marie. It is going up for auction on August 14. Via.

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Vintage Conan (The Barbarian, Not The Comedian – But There Is Orange)

From the Conan book world, vintage books for auction at Heritage Auctions:

Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp. Tales of Conan. New York: Gnome Press, [1955]. First edition. Octavo. Publisher’s binding and dust jacket. Currey’s (E) binding. Book has light rubbing to extremities and light soiling to front board. Bookplate. Mild foxing to page edges and endpapers. Jacket is lightly edge worn with a few chips and tears. Overall foxing and toning. Very good. Estimate: $1 – up.

Robert E. Howard. Conan the Conqueror. New York: Gnome, [1950]. First edition, first printing. Octavo. 255 pages. Publisher’s binding and dust jacket. Mild rubbing to cloth extremities with a small area of soiling to front board. Bookplate. Faint foxing to page edges. Jacket is lightly rubbed and edge worn with several small chips and tears, and sunning to spine. Very good. Estimate: $1 – up.

Comic Book Superhero Auction Event

EBay’s Comic Book Superhero Auction Event, now through Sunday, May 9, 2010, features rare and collectible comic-related merchandise (vintage comic books, original artwork by popular and classic artists, signed memorabilia, etc.). Most of these items have never been offered before — or at such a low starting prices.

Bidding starts at $0.99 (items valued <$1,000) or $99.99 (items valued ≥$1,000) and all items are available as auctions with free shipping and no reserve.