A French video game collector just sold a collection of thousands of video games on eBay for more than $1.2 million.
The collection includes every video game for many of Nintendo’s consoles, every video game for every single Sega console and also for lesser-known game consoles. In total, the collection includes 22 full sets with about 7,000 video games.
Prince Albert II of Monaco is auctioning off part of the luxury car collection started by his father Prince Rainier III, with vehicles by Bentley, Panhard and Porsche among those up for sale.
A rare surviving first model of the Apple computer — a stripped down, clunky device that bears no resemblance to today’s sleek gadgets — sold for $374,000 at auction in New York on Friday.
A rare 1932 cover illustration of “Tintin in America” by Herge, the artist who dreamed up the boy reporter, on Saturday fetched a record $1.6 million at an auction in Paris.
“The work has been sold at 1,338,509.20 euros, costs included, by a person who wishes to remain anonymous,” a spokesman for the auctioneers, Artcurial, told AFP.
The previous owner, another Tintin collector, had bought it for 764,218 euros in 2008, which had until today stood as the record price in this domain.
Italian luxury sports carmaker Ferrari is organising a rare online auction to raise funds for victims of two earthquakes that left 23 people dead in Italy.
“Ferrari has decided to collect funds to help the families of victims of the quakes which hit the Emilia Romagna region with a big online auction open to bidders internationally,” the famous automaker said in a statement.
Among the “important and rare” items up for auction will be a Ferrari 599XX Evo, the latest of the luxury racing line’s track-only specials, usually only driven by select customers as part of the brand’s development process.
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For the 13th year, Warren Buffett, legendary investor and philanthropist, will host his charity power lunch to benefit San Francisco’s GLIDE.
The annual power lunch has raised over $11.5 million for GLIDE’s programs which directly help San Francisco’s neediest residents. Last year’s winning bid on eBay set a world-record at $2,626,411.
Bidding for this year’s auction opens Sunday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. PDT, and will close on Friday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. PDT.