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World’s largest gold coin set for auction

On June 25, 2010, the world’s largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000.000 Maple Leaf is to be auctioned at Vienna’s Dorotheum. This monetary item is twenty inches (53 cm) in diameter and one inch thick. It’s made of 99.999 percent gold bullion and weighs 220 pounds (100 kilograms). The world record-breaking coin, which [...]

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Modigliani sculpture sets records in Paris

A sculpted stone head by artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at Christie’s in Paris on Monday for euro 43.2 million, breaking the record for a work by the Italian artist. The sculpture dated from between 1910 and 1912 and had been estimated at between four and six million euros. “It’s a record for a work by [...]

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Ferretti Group unveils Summer Line

The Ferretti Group has unveiled Summer Line, the new telephone service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, established to solve any technical problems Ferretti Group’s clients may have. The service is provided by Easea Yaching, the Group’s Service Division, developed to bring together the After Sales resources of all Group brands. The [...]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Armani Ad Campaign F/W 2010-11

Giorgio Armani has unveiled its latest underwear campaign featuring a rather muscular-looking Cristiano Ronaldo. The football star is appearing for his second season as the face of Armani’s autumn/winter 2010- 11 adverts. The ads were shot on location in Madrid by acclaimed snapping duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot. The campaigns will roll out starting [...]

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Karl Lagerfeld for Les 3 Suisses

When a few weeks ago, pictures surfaced of Karl Lagerfeld‘s collaboration with French mail-order catalogue 3 Suisses, observers were a bit confused. The Kaiser posed with items as mundane as washing machines but hadn’t touched any of the clothes seen on Iris Strubegger in the campaign he shot for the brand. Somehow, with King Karl’s [...]

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Marilyn Monroe dress sells for $313,000 at auction

The Telegraph reported that Marilyn Monroe’s dress worn in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes during her performance of the song “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” topped its expected price of $150,000-$250,000. More than 1,500 items went on sale at a Hollywood auction house called Profiles in History June 10-12, with the strapless fuchsia number being the [...]

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