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    Van Gogh’s Suicidal Revolver Could Fetch $67,000 At Auction

    A handgun used by Vincent van Gogh to commit suicide is set to be auctioned on June 19 in Paris. This revolver, which had dubbed it the “most famous weapon in art history” is expected to fetch up to €60,000 ($67,000).The 7 mm Lefaucheux revolver is being sold by the family of a local innkeeper […] More

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    Limited Edition Hermès Birkin Bag Set New World Record

    Limited edition Hermès Birkin bag set new world record at Christie’s auction in Hong Kong when it sold for HK$1.625 million or US$208,00 despite its low presale estimate of HK$400,000.Made from Niloticus crocodile skin, rare bag is part of the So Black collection, designed by Jean Paul Gaultier during his stint as Hermès’s creative director […] More

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    300-Year-Old Wine At Auction

    The wine is older, the better.And while many believe that this may not be quite true, when considering the drinking of the drink we are talking about, it’s definitely true when considering its archaic charm. This time, we present you exclusive wine decanteres, who were previously saved from shipwrecks, which will naturally be found on […] More

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    Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book Could Fetch $9 Million At Auction

    Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book sat between Neil Armstrong and “Buzz” Aldrin when they made their moon landing on July 20, 1969. It was placed between the two men as Armstrong uttered his historic first words back to Mission Control after landing: ‘Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.’ And now fifty years […] More

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    Kaws’ Simpsons Themed Painting Sold For $14,7 Million

    Simpsons themed painting by the artist KAWS (aka the New Jersey–born Brian Donnelly) sold for HK$115.9 million ($14.8 million) at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong—nearly 15 times the high estimate and more than five times his previous record of $2.7 million, which was set just last year. The painting is the artist’s take on the 1967 […] More

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    How Much Would You Pay A Racing Pigeon?

    If someone asked you how much you would pay a racing pigeon, the answer probably wouldn’t be $1,4 million. Yes, that’s right, one Chinese dropped exactly that amount for a champion Belgian racing pigeon in a sale, according to the auction house Pipa, which oversaw the online auction for the rare bird. The emerald-green pigeon […] More

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    Chinese Splashed Out $3.22 Million On “Crystal Piano”

    Chinese private bidder splashed out 22 million yuan (USD 3.22 million) on the one of the most famous precious pianos in the world – called “Crystal Piano”, when it went under the hammer at a recent auction in Beijing. Designed by Canadian piano manufacturer Heintzman Pianos, the immensely beautiful nine-foot musical instrument has a transparent […] More

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    Oscar Schindler’s Watch At Auction

    Certainly there is no man on the planet that he has not heard of Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist who saved the lives of about 1,200 Jews during World War II. The story of this brave man was the basis for Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning 1993 film, Schindler’s List. RR Auction in Boston commemorates his work […] More

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    Polished 88.22 Carat Diamond Goes Under The Hammer At Sotheby’s Hong Kong

    A stunning 88.22-carat polished diamond will be highlight of April’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong. Precious D colour, flawless, type Ila oval-cut gem is estimated to fetch between $11.2 and $12.7 million. Sotheby’s has labelled the stone as being “perfect” on “every critical criterion” that diamonds are measured. Boasting the […] More

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