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  • Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game’ sneakers sell in an auction for $104, 000

    Louine Hope / 112 days ago
    Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game’ sneakers sell in an auction for $104, 000

    The famous “Flu Game” sneakers of Michael Jordan were sold in an auction for $104, 000, setting a record for the most expensive game-worn shoes sold at auction. The Nike Air Jordan XII shoes were worn by Jordan during the flu game of the NBA finals in 1997. Despite suffering from flu, Jordan still played [...]

  • A car sold for $100 million? It’s likely by 2018

    Ivan Andrews / 113 days ago
    A car sold for $100 million? It’s likely by 2018

    2013 has been a special year for the wealthy car collectors. If auction sales of collectible cars are considered for 2013, the amount is likely to reach $ 1.2 billion. According to Hagerty Insurance, the amount is 25 percent up from that of 2012. The number of cars sold has increased to over 20,000 and [...]

  • Farrah Fawcett memorabilia fetch almost $200,000 in auction

    Louine Hope / 115 days ago
    Farrah Fawcett memorabilia fetch almost $200,000 in auction

    Farrah Fawcett’s shiny red swimwear and her 64 other personal stuff fetched nearly $200, 000 in a Dallas auction for a celebrity memorabilia. The swimsuit was worn by Farrah during a photoshoot for the 1995 issue of Esquire magazine. It was bought for $4, 062.50. Joining the list are her 1980 passport sold for $17, [...]

  • Vintage Cars: Gone in $62 million

    Ivan Andrews / 121 days ago
    Vintage Cars: Gone in $62 million

    It might sound like a world record as $62.8 million worth of cars were sold out in less than two hours. The auction held by Sotheby’s and RM auctions had put pre sale estimates of $50 million but ended up selling 31 vintage cars, two motorcycles and pieces of artwork for over $62.8 million. With [...]

  • World’s Most Expensive Star Wars Memorabilia

    Louine Hope / 124 days ago
    World’s Most Expensive Star Wars Memorabilia

    Star Wars is one of the most iconic and sought after films in history. The franchise’s first movie was released in 1997, making it one of the most successful entertainment franchises of all time. The success comes with the clamour for the film’s memorabilia, novels and comics, toys and video games, among others. The Empire Strikes [...]

  • A piece of Thanksgiving history worth millions

    Ivan Andrews / 124 days ago
    A piece of Thanksgiving history worth millions

    Christie’s has just been through an important auction. On November 14th it desired to auction a rare thanksgiving letter which was signed by George Washington on Oct 3, 1789. The rare letter declared Thanksgiving as a national holiday. One of the original copies of this letter, which included the signature of George Washington was put [...]

  • Leica Becomes the Most Expensive Digital Camera at $1.8 Million to be Auctioned

    Ivan Andrews / 125 days ago
    Leica Becomes the Most Expensive Digital Camera at $1.8 Million to be Auctioned

    Leica is known in the world over for producing cameras which have been sold for over one million dollars in the past. The latest to fall in this category is the Leica M Typ 240. The same was auctioned for $1.8 million by Sotheby’s. The auction was indeed special as only one unit of this [...]

  • Jesse Owens’ 1936 gold medal sold for nearly $1.5 million

    Louine Hope / 126 days ago
    Jesse Owens’ 1936 gold medal sold for nearly $1.5 million

    Jesse Owen’s 1936 gold medal sold at an auction for $1,466,574, setting another record for the highest price ever paid for an Olympic memorabilia. This shattered the previous record of $865, 000 paid for a silver cup won during the 1896 first modern-day Olympic marathon. What is most notable about this Olympic piece is that [...]

  • Norman Rockwell painting sets auction record for $46 million

    Louine Hope / 128 days ago
    Norman Rockwell painting sets auction record for $46 million

    Three of Normal Rockwell’s prized paintings as well as his four other works were sold in a recent auction at Sotheby’s. Bought for $46 million, Saying Grace, set a record for the highest price ever paid for an American painting at an auction.  It went more than twice its pre-sale estimate of $15-$20 million. His [...]

  • Edward Hopper painting sets record for $40.5 million

    Louine Hope / 129 days ago
    Edward Hopper painting sets record for $40.5 million

    Edward Hopper’s portrait sets auction record after beating sale expectations and sold for $40.5 million at Christie’s. The 1934 painting “East Wind Over Weehawken” is the most expensive Hopper ever sold, surpassing the record of “Hotel Window” for $26.9 million. It exceeded its pre-sale estimate of $22 million to $28 million. The American realist’s work [...]

  • John F. Kennedy bomber jacket sells for $570,000

    Louine Hope / 130 days ago
    John F. Kennedy bomber jacket sells for $570,000

    President John F. Kennedy’s air force bomber Jacket was sold for $570, 000 at an auction. The jacket, containing the president’s patch and presidential seal, was given by JFK to his assistant and longtime aide for 50 years, David Powers. The item was among the memorabilia that were recovered from the drawers and file cabinets [...]

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