Posts Tagged ‘auction’
TONY DORSETT IN 2009 (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Tony D To Auction Off Dallas Cowboys Mementos At Super Bowl

Jeff Prince
Any Dallas Cowboys fan with a little snow on the rooftop remembers Tony Dorsett slicing for bits of daylight while becoming one of the NFL’s greatest running backs. Dorsett, or “Tony D” as he was called, is mo...

Alexander Calder’s “Trois Oignons” is up for sale at the Modern’s From the Vault auction.

Out of the Basement

Fort Worth Weekly
The thing about being a modern art museum is that, if you hang on to your artworks long enough, they’re not modern anymore. That’s what the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is facing with some of its pieces, so it’s holdin...


A History of Violence

From Abe Lincoln to John Wesley Hardin’s shot-up playing card, Don Dow’s collections centered on violent ends.
Jeff Prince
The big cardboard box filled with dusty books hypnotized Don Dow. He’d become temporarily separated from his family on the town square in Santa Fe, New Mexico, while on a vacation in 1963. Dow ended up in a bookstore. Always ...

FW Three Times Better Than Dallas

Jeff Prince
Bidders hit the auction at Cowboys Stadium yesterday and bid on specialty license plates, including “FT WORTH” and “DALLAS” plates. The high bid on the DALLAS plate: $1,500. The high bid on the FT WORTH ...

Super Bowl Of License Plates On Thursday

Jeff Prince
An event that might rival the Super Bowl for action and suspense will be held Thursday at Cowboys Stadium. Texas’ first ever license plate auction will let motorists bid on the right to own super-desirable seven-character...

Boxers for a Cause

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of months, you probably know that Fort Worth City Council member Joel Burns has become a YouTube sensation and a spokesperson for the national “It Gets Better” ca...

Gambling $7,000 On Amon G. Carter Poker Table

Jeff Prince
The Amon Carter custom poker table made by Fort Worth pioneering furniture maker August Brandt fetched a cool $7,000 in the Jarrell & Brenda McDonald Western Memorabilia auction this past weekend in the Stockyards. The top ...

History For Sale

Let the drooling begin among Fort Worth history buffs. Amon G. Carter’s personal poker table is one of the prized items with early Fort Worth connections that will be auctioned this weekend in the Stockyards. For years, Weste...

One More Reason I Love America

Jeff Prince
The battle between Big Tex and Big Mouth — Nolan Ryan vs. Mark Cuban — was finally settled this morning, and Ryan’s investor group looks to be the new owner of the Texas Rangers. But that’s not why I lov...