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Monaco prince puts classic cars up for auction

Prince Albert II of Monaco is auctioning off part of the luxury car collection started by his father Prince Rainier III.

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1932′s Tintin in America cover fetches record price

A rare 1932 cover illustration of “Tintin in America” by Herge, the artist who dreamed up the boy reporter, on Saturday fetched a record 1.3 million euros ($1.6 million) at an auction in Paris.

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Historic diamond ‘Beau Sancy’ sells for $9.7 million

The 35-carat pear-shaped diamond Marie de Medici wore at her coronation in 1610 fetched $9.7 million at auction in Geneva on May 15.

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For sale: 60 of Britain’s iconic red phone boxes

They are as emblematic of Britain as Big Ben or the black cab, and now a red telephone box can be yours for as little as £1,950 ($3,200).

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Imperial Chinese bowl fetches $27 million

An extremely rare Chinese porcelain bowl fetched nearly $27 million in Hong Kong on Wednesday, smashing pre-sale estimates by about three times.

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Titanic’s last lunch menu sells for £76,000

A menu for the last luncheon served to first class passengers on the doomed Titanic sold for £76,000 ($122,000) at a British auction on Sunday.

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