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Christie’s comes to India

Christie’s, one of the two best known global auction houses, will hold its first auction in India in December 2013.

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Fangio’s rare F1 Mercedes sells for $29.6 million

A classic Mercedes-Benz race car driven by Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio has sold for 19.6 million pounds ($29.6 million) at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale auction on Friday. The 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 single-seater was driven by the five-time world champion racer when he clinched his second title in 1954. The Argentine drove the [...]

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KFC founder’s suit auctioned for nearly $22,000

The president and CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan purchased the trademark white suit worn by company founder “Colonel” Harland Sanders at auction Saturday for $21,510.

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Hermes Birkin Cat Fight at Auction Houses

Two rival auction houses have clashed over which one may have set the record for the sale of a crocodile-skin Birkin handbag by Hermes.

1931 Leica camera sells for 528,000 euros

A 1931 Leica camera, which belonged to German winemaker Karl Henkell, has sold for 528,000 euros at an auction held in Vienna by Westlicht on Saturday.

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

An extremely rare, working example of Apple’s first PC has sold for $671,400 in Germany.

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