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  • Female diplodocus dinosaur sells for $650,000 at a UK auction

    Louine Hope / 144 days ago
    Female diplodocus dinosaur sells for $650,000 at a UK auction

    A rare 17-metre (56 ft) skeleton of a female diplodocus dinosaur was sold for $651,100 (400,000 pounds) at a UK auction recently. The auctioneers Summers Place Auction declined to divulge the identity of the buyer which is from a public institution. Nicknamed as “Misty” who lived about 160 million years ago, the dinosaur was found [...]

  • Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

    Louine Hope / 148 days ago
    Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

    Lee Harvey Oswald’s wedding ring fetched $108, 000 in a themed JFK memorabilia auction “Camelot: Fifty Years After Dallas” at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston. Oswald was said to be the sniper who assassinated the 35th President of the United States in Dallas, Texas. The gold ring was left by him in a [...]

  • Ten Designer Gowns Based on Disney Princess to be Auctioned by Christie’s

    Ivan Andrews / 151 days ago
    Ten Designer Gowns Based on Disney Princess to be Auctioned by Christie’s

    Ten of their kinds of designer gowns were designed by top designers. These gowns were based on Disney Princess and were prepared by the Walt Disney Company. These were on display at the windows of Harrods on last Christmas. These were auctioned by Christie’s.     The same were sold under the initiative named Vintage [...]

  • Most Expensive Vintage Hollywood Camera

    Louine Hope / 152 days ago
    Most Expensive Vintage Hollywood Camera

    Another Star Wars memorabilia broke a record. George Lucas’ Panavision becomes the most expensive piece of ‘Star Wars’ memorabilia and the most expensive vintage Hollywood film camera ever sold at auction, after fetching $625, 000. It was the camera that lensed the Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope and was auctioned by Profiles [...]

  • Breguet Buys Pocket Watch for $1.12 Million at Auction

    Louine Hope / 153 days ago
    Breguet Buys Pocket Watch for $1.12 Million at Auction

    An antique pocket watch along with two other timepieces was acquired by the Breguet Museum as announced by its CEO Mark Hayek. Breguet acquired the Number 4, 691 for $1.2 million at Christie’s and Sotheby’s auctions.  It is one of only three similar examples. Lord Henry Seymour Conway bought the watch in 1831 for $7700, [...]

  • Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $3 Million to Save Tigers in Nepal

    Louine Hope / 154 days ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $3 Million to Save Tigers in Nepal

    Veteran actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s foundation donated $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to save the decreasing number of tigers in Nepal. The move also coincides with the anniversary of the historic Global Tiger Summit. The WWF said the money will be used to increase the number of tigers in Nepal by 2022 which is [...]

  • Orange Diamond Fetches $35.5M at Geneva Auction

    Louine Hope / 157 days ago
    Orange Diamond Fetches $35.5M at Geneva Auction

    A spectacular Orange Diamond fetched $35.5 million at a Geneva auction recently. It is considered the largest fancy vivid orange diamond in the world by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). It was estimated to sell for only $17 million to $20 million. The gem is a rare pear-shaped orange diamond weighing 14.82-carats and was [...]

  • Most expensive piece of art sold in an auction

    Louine Hope / 159 days ago
    Most expensive piece of art sold in an auction

    Sold within six minutes in the world’s most expensive auction in history, Francis Bacon’s three-panel painting “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” broke the record for being the most expensive piece of art ever sold, fetching $142.4 million. The previous record for the most expensive artwork sold in an auction was that of Edvard Munch’s “The [...]

  • Diamonds of Monaco at the Hotel de Paris

    Louine Hope / 162 days ago
    Diamonds of Monaco at the Hotel de Paris

    Diamonds of Monaco at the Hotel de Paris  “The Biggest Love Story,” a jewelry-artwork created to commemorate the marriage of Her Serene Highness Princess Charlène of Monaco and His Serene Highness Princess Prince Albert II will be presented to the public for the very first time on December 7, 2013 at Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo. [...]

  • Most Expensive Necklace On Sale at Singapore JewlFest: $55 Million

    Ivan Andrews / 168 days ago
    Most Expensive Necklace On Sale at Singapore JewlFest: $55 Million

    A $55 million necklace having 637 carats of diamonds was showcased at a jewellery show in Singapore in October 2013. The necklace has reportedly been listed as the most expensive in the world by Guinness books of records. The most impressive bit of this necklace is a yellow diamond of over 470 carats. Around 90 [...]

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Supports (RED)TM AUCTION

    Olivia R / 187 days ago
    Jaeger-LeCoultre Supports (RED)TM AUCTION

    Jaeger-LeCoultre pieces customized by 
Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson go under the hammer at (RED) AUCTION There is big news when it comes to the RED Auction, which celebrates the best in terms of design and innovation… on November 23. Sir Johnathan Ive, KBE, accompanied by Marc Newson, CBE, have been working together with [...]

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