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  • Lennon’s work of art to go under the hammer

    Alberto / 37 days ago
    Lennon’s work of art to go under the hammer

    A huge array of collections from John Lennon’s work which includes poems, prose along with his authentic drawings is all gearing up for the auction block. Renowned British auction house Sotheby’s’ announced the greatest collection of John Lennon’s autographed drawings and manuscripts would be under the hammer. All these works were produced by the great [...]

  • 1936 Nobel Peace Prize to be auctioned in Baltimore

    Alberto / 38 days ago
    1936 Nobel Peace Prize to be auctioned in Baltimore

    An extremely rare and prestigious 1936 Nobel Peace Prize which has been only very recently discovered at a tiny South American pawn shop will soon land up at an auction table. Interestingly this prestigious award is only the second Nobel Peace Prize which has been brought for the auction by an individual from Latin America. [...]

  • Cowan’s to auction museum owned Asian Art on March 24 2014

    Alberto / 41 days ago
    Cowan’s to auction museum owned Asian Art on March 24 2014

    One of the largest global auction houses Cowan’s is all set to host one of their unique live salesroom Asian Art auctions on 24th March 2014. Reportedly, the live sale would feature magnificent collections of around 800 items from the Zanesville Museum of Art which includes beautiful South Asian and Chinese bronze artefacts, wonderful early [...]

  • Can you refuse the offer? Capone’s mansion for sale

    Ivan Andrews / 42 days ago
    Can you refuse the offer? Capone’s mansion for sale

    An ocean front property located on Miami’s beach is on sale. Nothing unusual in this, you might say, but consider the fact that this real estate property was the one where Chicago gangster Al Capone died after he was released from Alcatraz. The property has been listed for an asking price of $8.5 million. The [...]

  • Einstein’s letter to US soldier on sale for $40,000

    Alberto / 43 days ago
    Einstein’s letter to US soldier on sale for $40,000

    An unpublished letter written by the world renowned scientist Albert Einstein in the year 1945 where he tries to explain to a group of American soldiers his theory that “space should be looked at as a four-dimensional continuum” was put up for sale for an exorbitant amount of $40,000. The one-page typed letter penned by [...]

  • In a Crystal Decanter: Single Malt Macallan Scotch sold for $628,000

    Ivan Andrews / 45 days ago
    In a Crystal Decanter: Single Malt Macallan Scotch sold for $628,000

    Scotch on the rocks on your mind? Well, you could end up paying half a million of dollars for the same. In a recent auction held in Hong Kong, wine lovers had to pay $628, 000 for a bottle of whisky. This in turn turned out to be the most expensive single malt whisky which [...]

  • Mein Kampf copies signed by Hitler sold for $65, 000

    Louine Hope / 49 days ago
    Mein Kampf copies signed by Hitler sold for $65, 000

    Two rare signed copies of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf sold for nearly $64,850 in an auction in Los Angeles. The 1925 and 1926 editions of the book were bought by an anonymous American buyer. Eleven people bid for the signed books   According to the auctioneer, they were estimated to sell between $20,000 and $25,000. They [...]

  • Warhol painting of Mao fetches 7.6 million pounds

    Alberto / 55 days ago
    Warhol painting of Mao fetches 7.6 million pounds

    Andy Warhol’s deep red 1973 portrait of Chinese dictator Mao Tse-tung has recently went under the hammer at the famous auction house of Sotheby’s for an exorbitant sum of 7.6 million pounds or $12.8 million. In an interesting twist, this time the historic piece managed to fetched approximately more than 18 times the original sum [...]

  • Superman Cover Original Art Sells for $286,800

    Alberto / 59 days ago
    Superman Cover Original Art Sells for $286,800

    The original and oldest surviving cover art of the iconic Superman series comic book, “Action Comics” issue 15 has recently been sold at the auction house of “Heritage Auctions” for a whopping price tag of $ 286,800. Interestingly this iconic piece has been purchased by Richard Evans who is a well-known vintage comic’s expert and [...]

  • Gerhard Richter’s Wand fetches $28.6 million at Sotheby’s auction

    Louine Hope / 64 days ago
    Gerhard Richter’s Wand fetches $28.6 million at Sotheby’s auction

    Gerhard Richter’s monumental Wand (Wall) (1994) sold for $28.6 million at Sotheby’s auction. It exceeded its presale estimate of $25 million. This is Richter’s second highest price for his abstract works and also the third highest price for any painting by the artist. The painting was never been seen before at any auction and was [...]

  • Revealed: Buyer of $142.4 million Bacon painting

    Ivan Andrews / 66 days ago
    Revealed: Buyer of $142.4 million Bacon painting

    The mysterious buyer of triptych by Francis Bacon is out in the open. Elaine Wynn, the divorced wife of billionaire US casino magnate Steve Wynn has bought the prized painting. Interestingly, this was the priciest painting to be sold off at any auction. Elaine has reportedly paid $142.4 million for the painting titled “Three Studies [...]

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