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, [...]


Rare 50-year-old Macallan whisky auctioned

A single bottle of 50-year-old Macallan Anniversary has sold for £11,750 ($19,700) at auction in Glasgow. The 50-year-old Macallan, a bottling of three casks distilled between 1926 and 1928, sold to a private collector in California at McTear’s auctioneers. It is the most expensive bottle sold this year and the most expensive 50-year-old bottle of [...]


Sarah Palin Autographed Xbox 360 for $1.1M

An Xbox 360 video game console signed by outgoing Gov. Palin has been listed on the auction site eBay for a whopping opening bid of $1.1 million. “You can own this … one-of-a-kind item before her expected run for president of the United States of America in 2012,” says the seller. Palin recently resigned as [...]


Rare vivid pink diamond could break sale record

A five-carat cushion-cut pink diamond known as “The Vivid Pink” is set to lead Christie’s Hong Kong sale this fall. According to a media release, the Vivid Pink is the largest potentially flawless fancy-vivid-pink diamond ever offered for sale at auction. Property of a private collector and set in a ring by renowned jeweler Laurence [...]


“Star of India” Rolls Royce Up for Auction

This Rolls Royce, popularly known as the “Star of India” is a one-off 1934 Phantom II 40/50 HP Continental “All-Weather Convertible” that was custom made for the Maharaja of Rajkot. The car was in the collection of Hans-Günther Zach, who had his own museum in Mühlheim, Germany and is now selling off the entire collection. [...]

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Property in Dubai offered for as little as $100

An expat couple who are leaving Dubai for good are offering their four-bedroom apartmentfor as little as $100 through an online auction site. The couple, who are planning to return to the UK after some 18 years in Dubai, have set up the auction following their difficulties in finding a buyer. Steve and Arti Halligan [...]

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