Pop Culture

Pop Culture

Trust Alderfer Auction to showcase your cherished collectibles

The experts at Alderfer Auction possess an avid appreciation for iconic pop culture items that invoke nostalgia amongst collectors. We specialize in toys, trading cards, comic books, movie memorabilia and more from the 80s, 90s and beyond.

By consigning your rare collectibles to Alderfer Auction, you can benefit from:

Expert Appraisals: Our specialists will carefully assess the current market value of your items based on rarity, demand, condition and provenance.

Targeted Marketing: We utilize digital and print channels to promote your consigned lots across diverse collecting communities.

Global Bidding Audience: Collectors from all over the world participate in our auctions. We expose your items to the widest possible bidder base.

Maximum Return Potential: With all our auction capabilities working for you, we aim to achieve record-setting prices for your cherished collectibles.

What we accept: Here’s a taste of the exciting pop culture categories we handle:

  • Comics: Rare, vintage comic books from Marvel, DC and more
  • Pokémon Cards: 1st edition holographic cards in pristine condition
  • Magic the Gathering Cards: Power 9 cards, Alpha/Beta editions
  • Star Wars: Ship models, prop replicas, figurines and merch
  • And much more! Bobbleheads to Barbie, Hot Wheels to He-Man figures

With Alderfer Auction you receive higher value for your collections. Click the consign now button today to learn more about selling your items with us!


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Detective Comics #1 CGC 5.0


Sold for $40,000

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Peanuts Original Hand Inked Master Comic Strip


Sold for $12,300

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CGC 7.5 A Pokemon RED Version SEALED Game Boy Color H-Seam


Sold for $1,850

Do you have pop culture items you want to sell? Consign with us today!

Contact a Specialist

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Mike Gribbin

Sales Associate | Vehicles & Musical Instruments Specialist

Mike Gribbin has worked in the auction industry since 2015. Mike has always had interest in items of years-gone-by and finds the auction life rewarding both in product and customer relationships. Mike received a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Cedarville University with a minor in Bible and has his Secondary Education Teaching Cert/graduate classes in English from Gwynedd Mercy University. In addition to spending time teaching overseas, he spent 6+ years in the high-end, collector-quality furniture market and another 6 years managing thrift stores for Liberty Ministries.

Email: mike@alderferauction.com
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Christian Answini

Senior Specialist of Fine & Decorative Arts

Joined the Alderfer team in January of 2018. Christian contributes a range of skills as an auctioneer, historian, and scientist which offer both a broad and targeted knowledge base to our Fine and Decorative Art, Specialty, and Single Owner auctions. His thorough research and Renaissance approach have yielded success for our consignors in a wide range of merchandise including fine art, silver, Americana, comic books, and pop culture materials. Christian’s 10+ years as an auctioneer and 6 years serving on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association has enabled him to build a strong local and national network within the auction, antique, and fine art community.

Email: christian@alderferauction.com