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Rarely seen Rembrandt to be auctioned

A Rembrandt masterpiece is expected to fetch up to £25 million ($41 million) when it goes under the hammer at Christie’s on December 8, 2009. The painting could break the record price for a Rembrandt, which currently stands at £19,800,000 paid for Portrait Of A Lady Aged 62, in December 2003. The painting, titled “Portrait [...]

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Bernie Madoff’s luxury life on auction

Three boats previously owned by jailed financier Bernard Madoff, that was sentenced in June to 150 years in prison, will be auctioned off in Fort Lauderdale on November 17. Among the boats to be sold are a 55-foot, 1969 Rybovich luxury fishing boat called Bull that’s said to be worth about $2.2 million and Little [...]

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Rare T Rex skeleton to go under hammer

A 66 million-year-old skeleton of one of the largest known Tyrannosaurus rex specimens ever discovered will be up for sale at an auction in LasVegas on October 3. The rare skeleton – dubbed ‘Samson’ – is arguably one of the three most complete specimens to have been discovered, auction house Bonhams said. Native to North [...]

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Bugatti Type 18 on the Auction Block

One of the earliest Bugatti racing cars is expected to fetch up to 2.4 million euros ($3.4 million) at a sale in France, said auction house Bonhams. Built in 1912, it was raced by by the manufacturer’s eponymous founder, Ettore, at Le Mans and on the Mont Ventoux. Compared to the other Bugattis of the [...]

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Second Yves Saint Laurent art sale

A second group of artworks from the collection of the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berge is expected to fetch up to 4 million euros ($5.7 million) when it appears for sale in November. Christie’s International’s YSL Part II sale, held in collaboration with Pierre Berge, will take place at [...]

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Warhol’s Jackson goes to auction

A 1984 portrait by Andy Warhol of the late singer Michael Jackson will go on display at London’s O2 arena before being sold at auction in New York. The artwork was commissioned by TIME Magazine to celebrate the record sales of Jackson’s album Thriller Since the death of Jackson and since Warhol passed long ago, [...]

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