Titanic violin auction

Titanic violin sold for world record $1.4 million

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank sold at auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million) on Saturday, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner.

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Christie’s comes to India

Christie’s, one of the two best known global auction houses, will hold its first auction in India in December 2013.

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Rare Chinese stamp sells for $890,000

One of China’s rarest stamps sold for HK$6.9 million ($890,000) at auction in Hong Kong, the auctioneers said Wednesday.

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KFC founder’s suit auctioned for nearly $22,000

The president and CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan purchased the trademark white suit worn by company founder “Colonel” Harland Sanders at auction Saturday for $21,510.

1931 Leica camera sells for 528,000 euros

A 1931 Leica camera, which belonged to German winemaker Karl Henkell, has sold for 528,000 euros at an auction held in Vienna by Westlicht on Saturday.

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

An extremely rare, working example of Apple’s first PC has sold for $671,400 in Germany.

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