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Hasselblad 500c Camera Which Captured First Images of Earth Sold for $275,000

Hasselblad 500c Camera Which Captured First Images of Earth Sold for $275,000

The camera Hasselblad 500c, which used to capture the first recognizable snapshot of the Earth from space, was sold at auction for $ 275,000, the Boston auction house, RR auction confirmed. Astronaut Wally Schirra accidentally chose Hasselblad with Zeiss lens in photo supply shop in Houston in 1962, and he used it on missions Mercury-Atlas […]

Jaquet Droz Singing Bird Cage Clock Sold for $305,000

Jaquet Droz Singing Bird Cage Clock Sold for $305,000

The Small Singing Bird Cage Clock with Automaton Jumping Bird & Automaton Waterfall, attributed to Jaquet-Droz et Leschot Geneva which headlined Antiquorum’s auction in Geneva on November 10, sold to a Russian collector for CHF 291,750 ($305,000). Made circa 1785, this is an extremely fine and diminutive, gilded-brass, automaton singing bird clock with “jumping” early-type […]

Jaguar XJ220 Owned By The Sultan of Brunei On Sale

Jaguar XJ220 Owned By The Sultan of Brunei On Sale

At the auction, which will be held on November 15 at Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, will be sold the 1994 Jaguar XJ220, which once belonged to the ruling family in Brunei. Jaguar XJ220 was produced in an edition of only 281 copies, and this copy, until September 2002, was in Brunei, and is in […]

Bankrupt Goalkeeper David James Auctions Off His Signed Memorabilia

Bankrupt Goalkeeper David James Auctions Off His Signed Memorabilia

Former England goalkeeper David James, who was declared bankrupt, decided to sell at auction all the football memorabilia he collected during his rich career. James who played for Liverpool, Aston Villa, Wes Ham, Manchester City and Portsmouth went bankrupt in May. Among more than 200 items that will be sold through the Kent-based auction house […]

Apple-1 Computer Sold by Steve Jobs Out of His Garage At Christie’s Auction

Apple-1 Computer Sold by Steve Jobs Out of His Garage At Christie's Auction

Demand and interest in Apple-1 computers is not slowing down, specialy for those linked with Steve Jobs. Few weeks ago the 38-year old working Apple-1 computer (one of 50 hand-built for the ByteShop by Steve Wozniak in the summer of 1976) sold for $905,000 at the History of Science auction at Bonhams New York. One […]

Action Comics #1 May Fetch $350,000 at Heritage Auctions

Action Comics #1 May Fetch $350,000 at Heritage Auctions

An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 (DC, 1938) CGC 3.0, the most desirable comic book in the world, is expected to fetch $350,000 when it crosses the block at Heritage Auctions as part of the company’s Nov. 20-22, 2014 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction. The copy of Action #1, being offered for the […]

Lake Michigan Estate to be Auctioned to Highest Bidder

Lake Michigan Estate to be Auctioned to Highest Bidder

On the sandy western shore of Lake Michigan, centrally located between Chicago and Milwaukee, is the 300 year old community of Racine – a place where you can enjoy the neighborliness of a small town yet be within commuting distance of two great cities. And right on the lake shore, with its own private beach, […]