Proceeds from the sale of the Charles Conlon photo archive are being divvied among creditors of the man who once owned them, Arkansas sports memorabilia dealer and photo archivist John Rogers. The collection was sold for nearly $1.8 million by Heritage Auctions last year to help settle at least some of Rogers’ massive debt. A settlement was reached earlier this … [Read more...] about Conlon Photo Profits Distributed Among Rogers’ Creditors
A collection of more than 7,400 glass plate negatives of baseball players originally taken by pioneering photographer Charles Conlon in the first part of the 20th century sold for nearly $1.8 million Saturday night. The archive, once owned by The Sporting News, had been the property of financially troubled sports memorabilia dealer and photo archivist John Rogers. In … [Read more...] about Conlon Photo Archive Sells for $1,792,500
Freed by an Arkansas judge last winter, most of the massive collection of original baseball images taken decades ago by noted photographer Charles Conlon are on the auction block. Consisting of 7,462 glass plate negatives, the collection once owned by The Sporting News had been the property of financially troubled sports memorabilia dealer and photo archivist John Rogers. … [Read more...] about Freed by Judge to Settle Debt, Conlon Photo Archive Now at Auction
Glass plate negatives used by famed photographer Charles Conlon to print photos of early 20th century sports greats including Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb are being reunited with thousands of others from a seven-figure collection that’s now in receivership. The negatives were being held by Doug Allen and others associated with Legendary Auctions, but will be turned over to … [Read more...] about Notes: Conlon, Cowboys’ Crook Caught?
A reported $59 million offer for photo archive businesses and sports memorabilia assets once controlled by an Arkansas man is no longer a viable option. Arkansas Business reported Tuesday that the offer, supposedly made by an Atlanta area group called Red Alert Media Matrix, no longer has the financing needed to complete the deal. A filing in Pulaski County Circuit court … [Read more...] about Offer for Rogers’ Business Interests Lacks Financing; Concern for Conlon Photos
An Arkansas judge has placed four businesses once controlled by sports memorabilia and photo dealer John Rogers into receivership. According to Arkansas Business, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Chris Piazza appointed Michael McAfee as receiver for Sports Card Plus Inc., Planet Giant LLC, Digital Stock Planet LLC and Photo Archive Partners LLC. A brief hearing was held … [Read more...] about Receiver Appointed in Rogers Case