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Marty Weil
Asheville, NC
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The Ephemera blog is a blog about ephemera by Marty Weil. It covers everything from collecting to extraordinary examples to interviews with world-renown ephemeralists from a generalist's perspective. The Ephemera blog ran from March 2006 to June 2013 and is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this Charlie Caplin inscribed and autographed card. The seller says, "A perfect, classic Chaplin signature." According to Wikipedia, Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English... Continue reading
Reblogged May 28, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBayis this 1969 original photo issued by Paramount Pictures depicting John Wayne portraying U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn in the action western True Grit. The seller says, "...Caption snippet as well as a newspaper clipping with DEC... Continue reading
Reblogged May 26, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this Johnny Cash autographed poster from 1994 American Recordings. The seller says, "...1st print edition promotional poster. This extra large autographed Johnny Cash museum/marquee poster comes with numbered certificate COA from PSA/DNA. You will... Continue reading
Reblogged May 24, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this hand-signed publicity photo of Michael J. Fox from the movie Light of Day. Light of Day, according to Wikipeida, is a 1987 American drama film starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands and Joan... Continue reading
Reblogged May 23, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this Back To The Future 25th anniversary replica California DeLorean license plate License Plate. The seller says, "...an EXACT replica of the plate used in the movie. It doesn't get any better than this!"... Continue reading
Reblogged May 22, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this fun patch, which resemebles the sign that hung at 9114 South Central, Los Angeles--the adresss of Fred Sanford's TV Junkyard. The seller says, "So many memories lay in our television hearts from this... Continue reading
Reblogged May 21, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is the very first SongShare--serial number 0001--which wil be hand signed by Crystal Bowersox. The seller says, "In February of this year, Crystal Bowersox made history by becoming the 3rd artist to ever list SongShares... Continue reading
Reblogged May 20, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this band signed photograph signed photograph of the members of Blondie, including the lead singer Debbie Harry. Blondie, of course, is an American rock band founded by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.... Continue reading
Reblogged May 17, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is a signed piece of concept art from Bungies' new game series Destiny. The sellers says, "...signed by the development team of Bungie Studios in benefit of Child's Play Charity." To own this signed concept... Continue reading
Reblogged May 16, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this Chuck Berry signed Reelin' and Rockin' song book. Chuck Berry, of course, is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. In 1997, NASA put... Continue reading
Reblogged May 15, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this original drawing by Emmy and Golden Globe and nominated actress Sarah Paulson. According to the listing, Paulson currently plays Lana Winters, a regular character in FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY. She is a journalist... Continue reading
Reblogged May 14, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is an original drawing by Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman. According to the listing, Robert Kirkman's success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner... Continue reading
Reblogged May 13, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this signed photograph by Adam West & Burt Ward. Dual-signed, color Photo with unique Adam West inscription. The seller says, "...a great image from the classic Batman. TV series of the 1960s, nicely hand... Continue reading
Reblogged May 10, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this framed caricature drawn by Vincent Price who also signed the drawing. Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and serio-comic performances in a series of horror... Continue reading
Reblogged May 9, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this 1868 issue of the Cornelian yearbook from Cornell University. Cornell University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York. To own this antique Ivy League yearbook, click the... Continue reading
Reblogged May 8, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid is a Toronto Ontario, Canada Fire Department Patch featuring Popeye. To own this patch, click the link and place your winning bid. Hurry, this auction is hot! Continue reading
Reblogged May 7, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this Friedrichsruh, Germany, postcard featuring Lin Sen (Chairman China) and General Paul von Hindenburg (Military). Accoring to listing the postcard was mailed in 1903 and postmarked Hamburg. To own this vintage postcard, click the... Continue reading
Reblogged May 6, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is Jennifer Beals' handwritten SWAN speech and the final, typed, version that she used when speaking. Jennifer Beals is an American actress and a former teen model. She has appeared in more than 50 films.... Continue reading
Reblogged May 5, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this rare advertising deck for Atkins Saws with a great central illustration of various sawblades. The seller says, "A really nice example of early advertising complete and mint as issued. Beautiful gold gilt edges... Continue reading
Reblogged May 3, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this 2x LP vinyl test pressing of Bob Dylan's Tempest album. The seller says, "I received [these LPs] on release day. There were only 75 of these pressed. This is #29 of 75. The... Continue reading
Reblogged May 2, 2013 at ephemera
After seeing Springsteen last fall and Dylan this spring, I've noticed an odd trend: long-time fans of these two esteemed members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters are bringing their offspring to shows to gawk at these men... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at ephemera
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The first house I owned was in Algonquin, Illinois, which is why I am featuring this Buffalo Park (Algonquin, Ill.) matchbook cover up for bid on eBay. Those difficult years in Algonquin where made even harder by the fact that... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 30, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is this vintage car title for a 1931 Ford Model A Sedan from Delaware. According to Wikipedia, The Model A is the designation of two cars made by Ford, one in 1903 and one beginning... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 29, 2013 at ephemera
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Up for bid on eBay is the original white robe worn by Will Smith in the movie "Ali", a role which earned him a Best Actor Oscar nomination. The robe, according to the listing, will come with a letter signed... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 28, 2013 at ephemera