Three choice lots from upcoming Heritage auctions
More than three decades later, the 1986 Fleer Basketball edition of 132 cards and 11 stickers stands as the most coveted basketball set of the modern era. Highlighted, of course, by the card and sticker dedicated to the iconic Michael Jordan, the set includes many other esteemed stars and Hall of Famers. Among them: Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
1986 Fleer Basketball Wax Box with 36 Unopened Packs
Auction: January 26-27
Danish illustrator Mads Berg put a disco spin on his signature Art Deco style for this ode to 1977’s Bee Gees-fueled John Travolta classic Saturday Night Fever. Released by Dark Hall Mansion in 2016, this limited-edition screenprint is hand numbered 26/50. Alternative movie posters have become coveted items among movie fans and are known for selling out within minutes when offered online by individual artists.
Saturday Night Fever, 26/50 by Mads Berg (DHM, 2016)
18 x 24 inches
Auction: February 7
First seen on the cover of Archie Annual No. 4 by Archie creator Bob Montana, this iconic image of Veronica, Archie and Betty sharing a soda while Jughead makes a sarcastic comment has been re-created countless times and stands as a perfect representation of the relationship between the four friends. This oversize re-creation was possibly used for a poster featuring the teens from Riverdale.
Archie Annual No. 4 Cover Re-creation Illustration Original Art (c. 1980s)
Ink over graphite on Bristol board
29 x 23 inches
Auction: February 15