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.
A pair of pearl earrings belonging to actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for an auction record of $2.39 million at Sotheby’s Geneva Tuesday.
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.
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.
Christie’s has become the first international fine art auction house to receive a licence to operate independently in mainland China.
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.
A rare and complete sub-fossilized Elephant bird egg that is more than 100 times the size of an ordinary chicken egg is up for auction in London.
Sotheby’s is offering the highest bidder at an upcoming wine auction the chance to enjoy a dinner prepared by legendary chef Ferran Adrià himself.
A Chinese bowl that a New York family picked up for $3 at a garage sale turned out to be a 1,000-year-old treasure and has sold at auction for $2.2 million.
A collection of ten of the late Princess Diana’s formal dresses netted $1.2 million in a London auction Tuesday morning.
At this month’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance auction five classic cars each sold for over $1 million each, and the top 10 sold for a combined $13.7 million.
Auction house Christie’s will put up for auction “one of the world’s most perfect diamonds” — a new colourless, pear-shaped gem weighing 101.73 carats.
Christie’s auction house will put 125 works of art by the American pop icon Andy Warhol under the hammer in an online-only sale starting next week.
The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go under the hammer on January 19, the Barrett-Jackson auto auction house said Thursday.
The piano used as the prop for the key flashback scene between Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in “Casablanca” will go on sale next month.
A pair of silk slippers that have been worn by Marie-Antoinette, the wife of French monarch Louis XVI, sold at auction for 62,460 euros on Wednesday.
A pair of rare stamps bearing a picture of Chinese nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen sold for over $700,000 at a sale in Hong Kong on Saturday.
A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein questioned the existence of God is going up for sale online, with bids starting at $3 million.
Fancy a piece of the Eiffel Tower for the dining room? Furniture once used in the high-end eatery “the Jules Verne” will go under the hammer in September.
Harrods Diamond Jubilee window display crowns, designed by Lanvin, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli and Paul Smith are up for auction.