Robert Motherwell, Untitled (Ochre with Black Line), 1972–73/1974 Image via Heritage Auctions. Robert Motherwell, Untitled (Ochre with Black Line), 1972–73/1974
Image via Heritage Auctions

A staggering $254 million of the sales total was made at sports memorabilia and U.S coin sales. Comic books and comic art stood for 10% of the sales total, whilst other strong departments included movie posters, Americana and political history pieces and collectible books.

Jenner carrying Olympic torch in 1984 Image via Heritage Jenner carrying Olympic torch in 1984
Image via Heritage

2015 was also a landmark year for Heritage, as they held their first New York Contemporary Art sale in which Robert Motherwell's Untitled (Ochre with Black Line), 1972–73/1974, sell for $965 000. With works by Contemporary and Post-War masters including Warhol and Lichtenstein, the sales total came in at $3.85 million.

Another incredible sale at Heritage was the sale of Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner's 1984 Olympic torch, which sold for $24 000.

In 2016, Heritage's international presence will continue to grow, as the house plans to open offices in Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

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