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  • Letter Revealing DNA Goes for $6 Million

    Ivan Andrews / 71 days ago
    Letter Revealing DNA Goes for $6 Million

    Francis Crick, the legendary scientist who discovered DNA would have never imagined that the letter which he wrote to his son about his Nobel Prize winning DNA discovery would sell for $5.3 million. The same was sold to an anonymous buyer for this record breaking price. The expected pre-sale price for the prized letter was [...]

  • World’s Most Expensive Auctioned Hermès Bag for $125,000

    Ivan Andrews / 74 days ago
    World’s Most Expensive Auctioned Hermès Bag for $125,000

    Hermes handbags have always been special. This time, too, a unique Hermes handbag created a unique record. This bag became one of the most expensive auctioned Hermes handbags till date. In a private bidding a bidder shelled out over $125, 000 for one such bag. An interesting fact about this auction was that the Crocodile [...]

  • Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch Lists His Family Yacht for $29.7 million

    Ivan Andrews / 78 days ago
    Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch Lists His Family Yacht for $29.7 million

    Rosehearty, the family yacht of media mogul Rupert Murdoch has been listed on Camper and Nicholson’s International for a price of $29.7 million or £19 million. The yacht was built by Rupert Murdoch in 2006. The interiors of this 184 yacht were designed by Christian Liagre. The six-cabin yacht can accommodate up to 12 guests [...]

  • Former Versace Mansion in Miami Sold for $125 million.

    Ivan Andrews / 78 days ago
    Former Versace Mansion in Miami Sold for $125 million.

    Miami Beach mansion which used to be the home of Italian Fashion designer Gianni Versace till 1997 prior to Gianni being shot dead was auctioned at a bidding price that starts from $25 million. Interestingly, the property which is located on Ocean Drive had an initial selling price of $125 million. This price was cut [...]

  • Sotheby to sell Richter and Freud paintings

    Louine Hope / 85 days ago
    Sotheby to sell Richter and Freud paintings

    Sotheby’s is going all out with their art auctions as paintings by renowned artists Richter and Freud are set to be sold. Gerhard Richter‘s abstract painting “Wand (Wall)” is set to be auctioned at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale in London.  The painting also goes with the works of Lucian Freud and Andy Warhol. This is [...]

  • Dylan guitar sale rocks Christie’s auction

    Ivan Andrews / 92 days ago
    Dylan guitar sale rocks Christie’s auction

    Fender Stratocaster which was used by Bob Dylan as he went electric at 1965 Newport Folk Festival was reportedly sold for over $1 million recently. This is the highest amount which any guitar could grab at an auction in recent history. However, the identity of the buyer who was not present at the auction was [...]

  • Homes that will sell for $100 Million This Year?

    Ivan Andrews / 93 days ago
    Homes that will sell for $100 Million This Year?

    You may be surprised to know the fact but it is true that around half dozen homes in United States are priced at over $100 million. Though the super rich owners might be planning to sell these at prices over $100 million, there is some cause of concern considering the fact that some of similar [...]

  • Permit to hunt black rhino sells in auction for $350, 000

    Louine Hope / 102 days ago
    Permit to hunt black rhino sells in auction for $350, 000

    A black rhino hunting permit fetches $350, 000 in a closed door auction but drew howls among animal rights and wildlife advocates. The controversial permit allows the winner to hunt the endangered African black rhino. The auction, which took place in downtown Dallas, was an initiative of the Dallas Safari Club and aims to raise [...]

  • Violin Which Was Played as Titanic Sank Fetches $1,617,300 at Auction

    Ivan Andrews / 112 days ago
    Violin Which Was Played as Titanic Sank Fetches $1,617,300 at Auction

    After a century of the Titanic meeting its watery grave, the gigantic ship is still in news. The major credit for keeping the same in limelight goes to Hollywood which made movies depicting the tragedy from close quarters. At various auctions held so far, any memorabilia associated with Titanic has attracted huge attention. The latest [...]

  • Formula 1 Opus Bernie Edition Priced at $1 Million Launched at Luxury Expo Doha

    Ivan Andrews / 113 days ago
    Formula 1 Opus Bernie Edition Priced at $1 Million Launched at Luxury Expo Doha

    A platform for luxury categories including high end jewellery, designer goods and aviation launches, the World Luxury Expo has created a unique name for itself. The fourth edition of this luxury event was held at St Regis, Doha from November 14th to 16th. The talk of the event was the Official Formula 1 Opus Bernie [...]

  • Norman Rockwell work sets auction record

    Ivan Andrews / 114 days ago
    Norman Rockwell work sets auction record

    December had something good in store for Sotheby’s.  “Saying Grace,” a Norman Rockwell painting reportedly sold for over $46 million. This was double than the pre-sale price estimated for the painting. The painting depicts a family at a restaurant. The same was voted as the favourite cover for the American magazine. The picture was printed [...]

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