Vox guitar

Beatles guitar auctioned for $408,000 in US

A six-cord electric guitar that Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison played went under the hammer for $408,000, Julien’s Auctions said Sunday.

pearl earrings

Lollobrigida’s jewels sell for nearly $5 million

A pair of pearl earrings belonging to actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for an auction record of $2.39 million at Sotheby’s Geneva Tuesday.

Ferrari 330GT John Lennon

John Lennon’s Ferrari for sale

On July 12, Bonhams will auction off John Lennon’s very first car, a Ferrari 330GT Coupé, during the Festival of Speed in Goodwood, England.

The Bay Psalm Book

First printed book in America to be auctioned

A 17th century prayer hymnal, the first book ever printed in North America, is expected to fetch a record $30 million at auction in November.

Christies auction

Christie’s to start auctions in mainland China

Christie’s has become the first international fine art auction house to receive a licence to operate independently in mainland China.

Ruby Ground Falangcai Double Lotus Bowl

Chinese bowl sells at Sotheby’s for record $9.5 million

A rare red “lotus bowl” from the Chinese emperor Kangxi period of 1662-1722 has been sold for an eye-popping $9.5 million at a Hong Kong sale.

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